MAHSA’s Master in Science Public Health postgraduate qualification provides quality education, research, service, and leadership to improve public health and eliminate health disparities, through a unique partnership between the University and the Ministry of Health Malaysia.

During their 2-year programme, students will get acquainted and familiar with subjects such as occupational and environmental health, occupational health and safety management, health systems and policies, human nutrition, epidemiology, disaster management, global disease management, global disaster management and humanitarian relief, human health risk and environmental safety, public health policy and leadership, social behaviour and management, population management, health education, and family and reproductive health.

Graduates of MAHSA University’s Master of Science in Public Health will have acquired mastery of a diversity of subjects to make them leaders in the advocacy of good health through the advancement of education, research and the practice of healthy lifestyle habits. They will also be able to give pre-emptive advice on the prevention of illness and disease, complementing doctors and medical services, who diagnose and treat these.

Graduates of MAHSA's Master of Science in Public Health will be very much needed and highly valued in the fields of health education, biostatistics, environmental health services and disaster management.

Programme Structure

1 Essential Public Health Concepts MPH 7114
Epidemiology And Biostatistics MPH 7124
Communicable Diseases MPH 7134
Non-Communicable Diseases MPH 7144
2 Research Methodology MPH 7154
Health Systems Management MPH 7164
Essential Issues In Health Policy MPH 7174
Health Economics MPH 7184
3 Proposal Development, Implementation And Report Write Up Of Dissertation MPH 7298

Entry Requirement

Bachelor’s Degree in related field with minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent accepted by the University’s Senate; or CGPA < 2.50 can be accepted with minimum 5 years working experience in the relevant field

English Proficiency (International Candidates): IELTS (6.0)/ TOEFL (550) if 1st degree is from a University where English is not the medium of instruction or Pass an English Proficiency test approved by the University


Career Opportunities

  • Epidemiologist

  • Biostatistician

  • Medical Director

  • Director of Family Health

  • Lecturers in Public Health


The Master of Science in Public Health is designed in consultation with a panel of local and international experts
Tuition fees for the Master of Science in Public Health are kept at an affordable level, to ensure there are little barriers to continuing education.
The Master of Science in Public Health is approved by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency and Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia and recognized by the Ministry of Health, Malaysia.
Awarded by
MAHSA University
The Master of Science in Public Health is awarded by MAHSA University, a leader in Medical and Health Science Education in Malaysia