Guide for the Master of Public Health degree program with a concentration in
Maternal and Child Health – Reproductive Health (MCH-RH)

Students admitted to the Master of Public Health (MPH) degree program are assigned faculty advisors who will provide guidance throughout the study period. This document serves as a resource to be used by the student and the advisor in planning a program with a concentration in Maternal and Child Health – Reproductive Health (MCH-RH). For additional information about requirements, students are directed to the Study Program of Public Health Student Handbook (available online at http://ph-gmu.org) and to the Graduate School Handbook (available online at http://fk.ugm.ac.id).

PROGRAM OF STUDY

The curriculum consists of a minimum of 50 semester credits organized into five curricular domains:

  1. Core courses in areas of knowledge core to public health (14 semester credits)
  2. Courses required for a concentration in MCH-RH (18 semester credits)
  3. Selective courses approved for each Track within the concentration (minimum 8 semester credits)
  4. Field Work (minimum 2 semester credits)
  5. Culminating thesis project (8 semester credits)

In addition to those 5 courses, students are required to take non-credit courses or deficiencies for following topics: 1) Core of Public Science, 2) Ethics in Public Health, 3) Public Health Biology, 4) Basic Computing and e-Learning, 5) Reading and Critical Appraisal, and 6) Writing skills.

Public Health Core Courses (14 Credits)

Every student in the MPH degree program must complete the following courses in the areas of knowledge core to public health as agreed by The Association Teacher of Public Health (ASPH)
KUI: 601. (2 Credits) Research Methodology
KUI: 602. (3 Credits) Epidemiology-I
KUI: 611. (3 Credits) Biostatistics-I
KUI: 616. (2 Credits) Social Science and Behavior
KUI: 661. (2 Credits)Health Policy and Management
KUI: 777. (2 Credits)Environmental Health

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