WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$1,044 /year
Final Award:Master of Public Health
Start Date:September 2021
Academic Unit:Faculty of Science and Technology
Campus:Main Campus
Application Deadline: September 2021
Programme Overview

The MSc. Public Health is a multi-disciplinary Programme which builds competence to work in the fields of preventive medicine. It  equips  students with diagnostic skills in  community health, measuring health outcomes, preventing  and controlling  diseases , policy formulation, marketing, behavioural change, resource allocation, monitoring  and evaluation.

– To provide skills and competencies for diagnosing Community health problems, designing sustainable health programs and managing public Health challenges.
– To equip students with research skills
– To build competence in health monitoring
– To build capacity for students to design programs that address Public Health challenges
– To equip students with the skills necessary to identify the most prevalent global diseases and explore Control measures

Admission Requirements

An applicant for a Master`s degree normally has obtained at least a second class lower division degree or its equivalent from a recognized university. An applicant with a third class (pass) degree must satisfy the relevant department and the Board of Postgraduate Studies that he/she has acquired academic and professional growth as determined by the Board of the School of Postgraduate Studies and Research

Application Process
Application Fees for Ugandan Students: $8
Application Fees for International Students: $10

Application is done Online at :

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities for Master of Public Health include:
– Healthcare Administrators
– Registered Nurses
– Epidemiologists
– Social and Community Service Managers
– Dieticians and Nutritionists
– Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors

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Tuition Fees for Ugandan Students: $1,044
Tuition Fees for International Students: $1,282

Tuition Fees per year for Ugandan Students = 3,847,500 UGX
Tuition Fees per year for International Students = 4,725,300 UGX

** The annual tuition is an addition of the fees for each of the two semesters 1,923,750 UGX (Ugandans) and 625 USD (International Students)
**Students who pay in advance will be have a 5% discount.

Relevant Contact

Prof. JWF Muwanga Zaake
Dean - Faculty of Science and Technology
Enrolment Office
Responsible for Enrolment Enquiries