Designed for working professionals the online course provides the knowledge and skills to further yourselves without interrupting your career. The duration of the course is 1.5 years. You are required to be in physical attendance for 7 days only, mostly for orientation and final examinations at our many Learning Centres located across Malaysia.

The almost 100% online course emphasizes on the broad scope of public health, original research and health policies. The course consists of 10 modules with a total of 40 credits.

Assessment is 60% online and 40% face to face examinations.

Programme Structure

Y1 SEM1 Essential Public Health Concepts
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Epidemiology of Communicable Diseases
Population Health
Revision & Exam
Y1 SEM2 Occupational and Environmental Health
Management of Health Systems
Essentials of Health Policy
Health Economics
Revision & Exam
Y1 SEM3 Research Methodology
Exam & Presentation
Repeat & Exam
Y2 SEM1 Dissertation
Exam / Presentation
Correction & Final Submission of Dissertation

Entry Requirement


Bachelor’s Degree in related field with minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent accepted by the University’s Senate; or

CGPA less than 2.50 can be accepted with minimum 5 years working experience in the relevant field.


Have at least IELTS Band 6; or

TOEFL 550 if their first degree is from a University where English is not the medium of instruction; or

Pass English proficiency test approved by the University

Career Opportunities

  • Epidemiologists

  • Researchers

  • Public Health Managers

  • Health Insurance Executives

  • Wellness Executives in public and private enterprises

  • They can aspire to further their studies to PhD level in local and international universities.

  • Local and international NGOs

  • Nursing managers in health settings (provided basic degree is nursing)

  • Managers in hospital/health settings


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.
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.
MAHSA Regional Centres Address Website Contact Details
Sarawak The Borneo House, No. 1 Jalan Batu 6-7, Jalan Penrissen, 93250 Kuching, Sarawak.
+6011 218 8006
Penang SENTRAL College Penang, 6th Floor, 3, Penang St, Georgetown, 10200 George Town, Penang
+6012-461 8714
Kedah ANS Institute of Technology Lot 558, 256 Bandar Alor Setar, 05000 Alor Setar, Kedah, Malaysia
+6011-6061 8108
Melaka Melaka International College of Science and Technology (MiCost), Aras 6, Bangunan Graha Maju, Jalan Graha Maju, 75300 Melaka, Malaysia
+6016 640 0342