INTRODUCTION

Bachelor in Public Health is an undergraduate degree, which trains students in the essential skills needed to plan, initiate and manage healthcare programs. Research has shown the impact of healthy lifestyles on the rate of incidence of illnesses and on increasing longevity; hence, public health is now considered a very significant area of study. The course is designed to promote an understanding of health and disease based on public health principles. The primary goal of Bachelors in public health at PSPH is to enable and train people in public health who will help communities to achieve their optimal level of health and encourage them to adopt health behaviors in turn improve the quality of life of individuals and communities.


The program helps learners to apply public health skills and competencies across a number of public health-related settings in order to improve the health of communities. Rooted in the principles and competencies of public health, the curriculum prepares students to translate and apply course content into practice, students learn about a range of issues impacting population health and healthcare systems, including environmental health, disease prevention, health informatics, global health, ethics, and behavioral and cultural issues.

Bachelor in Public Health is an undergraduate degree, which trains students in the essential skills needed to plan, initiate and manage healthcare programs. Research has shown the impact of healthy lifestyles on the rate of incidence of illnesses and on increasing longevity; hence, public health is now considered a very significant area of study. The course is designed to promote an understanding of health and disease based on public health principles. The primary goal of Bachelors in public health at PSPH is to enable and train people in public health who will help communities to achieve their optimal level of health and encourage them to adopt health behaviors in turn improve the quality of life of individuals and communities.

Syllabus (in brief)
The following subjects handled in four years duration
Semester 1
1. Introduction to Public Health
2.Human Biology 1(Anatomy, Biochemistry & Physiology)
3.Human Biology 2 ( Microbiology & Pathology)
4.Epidemiology 1
Semester 2
1.Biostatistics
2. Demography
3.Environmental Health
4. Social & Behavioral Health
5. Research Methodology (Subsidiary)
Semester 3
1.Epidemiology 2
2.Occupational Health
3.Infectious & Chronic Diseases
4. Public Health Nutrition 1
5. Exposure visits
Semester 4
1.Women’s Health
2.Child & Adolescent Health
3. Health Systems Management
4. Health Economics 1
5. Exposure visits
Semester 5
1.Health Education & Communication
2. Public Health Policy
3. Public Health Ethics & Law
4. Public Health Informatics
5. Exposure visits
Semester 6
1.Global Health
2. Ageing of population
3.Health Economics 2
4.Public Health Nutrition 2
Exposure visits
Semester 7
1.Disaster & Emergency Management
2.Monitoring & Evaluation in Public Health
3. Public Health Project Management
4.Public Health Leadership & Managing Healthcare Organization
Semester 8
1.Recent Advances in Public Health -1
2.Recent Advances in Public Health -2
3.Field Experience

Duration of course

Four (4) years ( 8 semesters)
Eligibility 1.Candidates for admission to BPH course should have completed higher secondary level or pre-university college (10 +2) in science stream with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as basic courses.
or
2.Candidates completing a 3 year Diploma in Allied Health Sciences after 10th or SSLC
or
3.Candidates completing 2 years Diploma in Allied Health Sciences after pre-university college (10+2)
or
4.Equivalent course established under law considered equivalent thereto by RGUHS.
5.The minimum 40% marks obtained.
6.In case of SC/ST candidates a pass in 10+2 or equivalent.
Requirements
Indian students
1.Application duly filled ( hard copy or online) Application
2.Marks cards
3.Copy of 10th marks card
4.Copy of 12th or PUC marks card
5.Copy of degree marks card ( all years)
6.Copy of Degree certificate
7.Academic transcript
8.Transfer certificate
9.Migration certificate
10.Copy of internship certificate ( where applicable)
11.Copy of council registration ( where applicable)
12.Statement of purpose
Statement of Purpose:

The statement of purpose should be a concise, well-written essay about your educational background and reasons for pursuing a degree in public health, specifically the area of study you wish to follow. This essay should be approximately 1,500 words in length. You should give information about:

1.Your background as it pertains to your academic and professional goals.
2.Your future career goals and objectives.
3.The motivating factors that stimulated interest in public health career
4.Mention how advanced degree will help you to achieve your professional goals and objectives
SAARC
1.Application duly filled ( hard copy or online) Application
2.Marks cards
3.Copy of 10th marks card
4.Copy of 12th or PUC marks card
5.Copy of degree marks card ( all years)
6.Copy of Degree certificate
7.Academic transcript
8.Transfer certificate
9.Migration certificate
10.Copy of internship certificate ( where applicable)
11.Copy of council registration ( where applicable)
12.Nationality /citizenship certificate (translated in English)
13.Eligibility certificate from RGUHS ( Link for applying for eligibility certificate)
14.Equivalence certificate from AIU ( if required) ( link for applying for equivalence certificate)
15.Passport copy
16.Demand draft of required fee ( link to fee structure)
17.Statement of purpose
Statement of Purpose: (link to statement of purpose)

The statement of purpose should be a concise, well-written essay about your educational background and reasons for pursuing a degree in public health, specifically the area of study you wish to follow. This essay should be approximately 1,500 words in length. You should give information about:

1.Your background as it pertains to your academic and professional goals.
2.Your future career goals and objectives.
3.The motivating factors that stimulated interest in public health career
4.Mention how advanced degree will help you to achieve your professional goals and objectives
International Students

International students are an important and integral part of the PSPH family providing valuable perspectives and contributions. To comply with the government laws, applicants who are not citizens or permanent residents of India have to complete additional steps when applying to a program at PSPH. As a result, it is extremely important for international applicants to submit their applications early

1.Application duly filled ( hard copy or online) Application
2.Marks cards
3.Copy of 10th marks card
4.Copy of 12th or PUC marks card
5.Copy of degree marks card ( all years)
6.Copy of Degree certificate
7.Academic transcript
8.Transfer certificate
9.Migration certificate
10. Copy of internship certificate ( where applicable)
11.Copy of council registration ( where applicable)
12.Nationality /citizenship certificate (translated in English)
13.Eligibility certificate from RGUHS ( Link for applying for eligibility certificate)
14.Equivalence certificate from AIU ( if required) ( link for applying for equivalence certificate)
15.Passport copy
16.Demand draft of required fee ( link to fee structure)
17.Statement of purpose
Statement of Purpose: (link to statement of purpose)

The statement of purpose should be a concise, well-written essay about your educational background and reasons for pursuing a degree in public health, specifically the area of study you wish to follow. This essay should be approximately 1,500 words in length. You should give information about:

1.Your background as it pertains to your academic and professional goals.
2.Your future career goals and objectives.
3.The motivating factors that stimulated interest in public health career
4.Mention how advanced degree will help you to achieve your professional goals and objectives
5.Statement of purpose

FACT FILE

OPENED 1996
STUDENT ENROLLMENT
  • Graduates: 1,200
  • Post Graduates: 600
CAMPUS
  • 35 acres campus
  • 3 major buildings
  • Green & Eco friendly campus
RESEARCH
  • Projects from KFIST, DBT, KBITS being currently carried out
FACULTY
  • 96 faculty members
  • 10:1 student to faculty ratio

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