Master in Public Health (MPH) Program in Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Gadjah Mada
Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) is a comprehensive university with 18 Faculties and 2 Schools. Established in 1946, the Faculty of Medicine currently offers 6 master-level programmes in public health, tropical medicine, biomedical science, medical education, nursing, and clinical medicine. The International master programme in public health is taught in English. Faculty of Medicine hosts the TDR–supported Regional Training Centre for South East Asia where the competence is focused on implementation research. Established research centres at the Faculty promote and conduct health-related research, with extensive collaborations among leading medical and public health institutions and networks in the world.
TDR supports 7 universities from low- and middle-income countries to provide PhD and Masters degrees focused on implementation research in malaria, TB and neglected tropical diseases to improve health in those regions. There are 3 universities in Africa, 2 in Asia, and 1 each in Latin America and the Middle Eastern region. Each university serves students from their region. - READ MORE
Among graduate programs offered, the Master program in Public Health is the largest in terms of programs and number of students enrolled. It offers eleven majoring within the public health field namely :
- Field Epidemiology/Training Program
- Health Promotion and Behaviour
- Maternal and Child Health
- Health service management
- Hospital management
- Health financing and insurance
- Drug policy and management
- Health Information System
- Enviromental health, and
- International Master Program in International Health
The program aims to produce graduates who have leadership capacity in public health, to develop new concepts and theories through research for public health development, to implement public health development, to implement public health principles in advocacy and health policy at the national and global settings.
Implementation research is a growing field that supports the identification of health system bottlenecks and approaches to address them, and is particularly useful in low- and middle- income countries where many health interventions do not reach those who need them the most. Special Program in Implementation Research on Tropical Diseases is two years international master program that was started in 2014 and taught in English. This program is embedded under International Master Program in International Health. The goal of this scheme is to enhance postgraduate training capacity and boost the number of researchers in low and middle- income countries. Prospective students from Asia and West Pacific Regions can apply for a scholarship from the WHO TDR.
The curriculum is a combination of core curriculum of Public Health Sciences and Tropical Medicine. The core curriculum of Public Health Sciences is in accordance with the Guideline of the Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH). The curriculum for Implementation Research course is similar with the Implementation Research and Practice course offered by the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The duration of study varies between 20 – 24 months of full time study. After fulfillment of all requirements, students are awarded Master in Public Health (MPH) degree.
TUITION FEE AND LIVING COSTS
|Description||1st Semester||2nd Semester||3rd Semester||4th Semester||Total (USD)|
|Tuition Fee (Foreign)||2,750||2,750||2,750||2,750||11,000|
|Tuition Fee (Domestic)||1,350||1,350||1,350||1,350||5,400|
|Field Study (ASEAN Region)||1,700||1,700|
Other Estimated Costs for Students
|Description||Term I (USD)||Term II (USD)||Term III (USD)||Term IV (USD)||Total|
|2 years of Study Permit, Temporary Stay Visa (VITAS), 2 years of Staying Permit (KITAS), Police Report (STM & SKDL), Temporary Resident Permit (SKPPS), Health Insurance||1000||1,000|
|Book and Stationery||200||200||200||200||800|
|Seminar and Study Visit||200||200||200||200||800|
|Academic Writing Lesson||200||200||200||200||800|
|Other expenses for distance learning||200||200||200||200||800|
Application Procedure: Online
Scholarship available : WHO-TDR
- Nationals and residences from low- and middle income countries (data.worldbank.org/about/country-and-lending-groups) of WHO South-East Asia and West Pacific regions.
- Applicants should normally be under 35 years old for the Master programme.
- Meet the standard University requirements for international postgraduate students
- Return economy airfare between the home country of the student and Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
- Tuition fees and a basic medical and accident insurance.
- Support for research project/thesis expenses, including travel and sustenance during data collection in home country.
- Indonesian language course to improve integration in the university’s environment.
- Monthly stipend to cover living expenses equivalent to local living cost.
Calendar for applications call: March- April
Required documents to be upload:
3. Most recent Graduation Certificate
4. Most recent Academic Transcript
5. Motivation Letter/Letter of Intention
6. English Proficiency Test (IELTS/ITP-TOEFL/iBT)
7. Health Certificate
8. Recommendation Letter from Indonesian embassy/consulate at your home country
9. TIFL certificate for regular program applicants
Related past announcements:
- Call for TDR International Postgraduate Scholarship for Academic Year 2017/2018 3rd Batch – Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), Yogyakarta, Indonesia
- WHO /TDR International Postgraduate Scholarships for MPH
- WHO/TDR International Postgraduate Scholarship for Master of Public Health Call for Applications for Academic Year 2017-2018
- Call for TDR International Postgraduate Scholarship on Implementation Science for 2017 Academic Year -The University of Witwatersrand’s School of Public Health
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