Bachelor of Public Health
BPH is a three-year course, which proposes a professional public health specialist. He/she bears a responsibility of providing leadership to the community and to the middle a grassroot level health workers. This will help to deliver health care services to the people as designed by Government.
- To provide advance knowledge and practical skills in primary health Care to those who have qualified the certificate level programs in medicine, nursing, health sciences & also to other related professionals.
- To develop skills in measurement, design, analysis and evaluation for appliced public health sciences research and programme management.
Course of Study:
In the first year students study seven papers carrying a total of 700 marks.
In the second year also students study seven papers carrying a total of 700 marks.
In the third year also students study seven papers carrying a total of 700 marks.
There will be concurrent and residential fieldwork from first yea to third year. In second and third year, there will be one-month residential field work. Besides that, they perform a personal research work in third year.
At the end of each academic year, examination will be held which requires all the students to pass in all the subjects.
This course admits candidates with proficiency certificate in general medicine, or any other certificate-level course of the Institute of Medicine, with at least 50% in aggregate in certificate final examination.
An entrance examination is held to select candidates on the basis of merit.
Coordinator: Mr. Keerti Nath Dhakal, MPH, Lecturer, Community Medicine and Family Health.