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Faculty Website: Faculty of Health Sciences
Department: Department of Environmental Health
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: Master of Public Health
Programme Code: M9EN2P
Medium of Facilitation: Online (In partnership with Higher Ed Partners SA)
NQF Level: 9
NQF Credits: 180
The purpose of the programme is to qualify health professionals who at the end of the programme will have been empowered to analyse, strategize and offer solutions to challenges faced by Sub-Saharan countries including South Africa with respects to Environmental and Occupational threats and risks.
The minimum admission requirement is a Bachelor’s Degree at NQF 8 in a related Health Field e.g Environmental Health, Epidemiology, MbChB, Social Work, Physiotherapy, Nursing and other related equivalent qualification. Three to five years’ work experience in the Health sector inclusive of management position, research and/or project management. Applications from persons with equivalent qualifications will be considered by a constituted status committee in line with the University’s and Faculty’s regulations.
Selection is based on approval by the Faculty and programme co-ordinator. The selection of Master’s students will be done in accordance with rules and regulations of the Higher Degrees Committee of the University of Johannesburg as stipulated for inter-disciplinary programmes.