The programme covers all major disciplines in public health medicine such as epidemiology, medical statistic, health services management, health promotion, family health, environmental medicine and occupational medicine.
This programme seeks to produce medical and health professionals who have strong foundation in the broad field of public health medicine, as well as adequate training and preparation to take up speciality and/or sub speciality discipline of their own choice. Applicant should possess a Medical Degree (MD) or Medical Bachelor and Bachelor of Surgeri (MBBS or MBBCh) or other equivalent medical degree from UPM or other local or international universities approved by the Senate, and2.
A candidate who is currently attending a full time Masters programme under paragraph 6(1) (a) in the University and is certified by the Faculty Graduate Studies Committee/Centre for Graduate Management to convert his status to a Doctorate programme with the approval of Dean of the Faculty/Director of the Institute; or2.
For certain programmes, a candidate is required to sit for an English Proficiency Placement Test (EPPT) and if he fails to achieve the level specified by the programme, the candidate is required to attend and pass the English Proficiency Module (EPM) in a maximum period of two (2) semesters before he is allowed to register for the study programme.
Applicant must be registered with the Malaysian Medical Council and has a valid Annual Practising Certificate.
ORInternational applicants are required to submit relevant equivalent documents for approval by the Senate ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTA Malaysian candidate must have obtained at least a credit in English at SPM level or have passed English courses conducted at the Diploma or Bachelor's level. For direct admission, all international candidates from countries where English is not a medium of instruction must have obtained one of the following:i.
An applicant who has obtained a degree from any public university in Malaysia shall not be subjected to the English Languange proficiency
An applicant who has undergone secondary school and Bachelor degree education in the English language shall be exempted form the requirement.
550 for the TOEFL Paper-based Test (Academic Version)ii. 70-80 for TOEFL Internet-based Test (Academic Version)iv.
213 for TOEFL Computer-based Test (Academic Version)The validity period for requirement should not be more than 5 years. Note: An exemption from the English Language proficiency requirment may be given to the following:i.