MPH ADMISSION POLICY
Candidates will obtain Admission Forms and Prospectus from the Admission Cell of Baqai Medical University, Karachi.
It is necessary for candidates to appear in the entry test, which will subsequently be followed by an interview. The final selection will be based on the aggregate score of the previous academic achievements, experience, written test and the interview. Selection Board is comprised of the following:-
Selection of candidates will be purely on merit and nation wide. Candidates from foreign countries have also a place.
ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION
. Medical and Dental officers with MBBS or BDS qualification with valid registration from PMDC with a minimum of two years experience in health system.
. Bachelor of Pharmacy / Pharm D with minimum of three years of experience.
· B.Sc(Nursing) / R/ N B.Sc(N) with valid registration from PNC with three years experience.
- 3rd week of September
- 3rd week of September
FEE FOR PAKISTANI CANDIDATES:
BREAK-UP OF ADMISSION FEE FOR MPH PROGRAMME
Fee for MPH Programme is Rs.2,70, 000 payable in four installments as follows:
Semester I Rs.66,000 (including Enrolment & Examination fee)
Semester II Rs. 64500
Semester III Rs. 64500
Semester IV Rs. 75,000
TOTAL Rs.2,70, 000
FEE FOR FOREIGN STUDENTS AND OVERSEAS PAKISTANIS
FEE FOR FOREIGN STUDENTS AND OVERSEAS PAKISTANIS: Rs.4,05,000/- subject to revision.
SYSTEM OF EXAMINATION
ELIGIBILITY FOR EXAMINATION
The minimum requirement for the candidates to appear in the examination is 75% attendance.
The courses finished will be examined at the end of the semester and the internal evaluation marks will be added to the final examination. The result will be finalized during the same semester. Internal evaluation will constitute a weight age of 50%. The distribution of marks will be as follows:
- Attendance & Class participation
- Project/ Presentation/Assignment
The Theory Examination will be of 50 marks consisting of MCQ of 15 marks and essay type questions of 35 marks.
A Cumulative Grade Point Ratio (CGPR) of at least 2.5 (65%) is necessary to be eligible for the award of the degree.
All the students have to select a topic related to Public Health for dissertation and prepare its synopsis. Draft copy of dissertation is submitted one week before the Semester examination and defense of dissertation within a maximum period of 40 days after the completion of the examination. A supervisor will be provided to facilitate his / her research work.
MPH Programme is of 63 Credit Hours including dissertation of 13 Credit Hours.
.Performance of the students in the examination shall be assessed on the basis of the marks obtained from a total of 100 marks in each course.
.Over all grading for the declaration of result shall be based on Grading System for representing actual achievements of a candidate as follows:
Candidates will be required to complete 47 credit hours, from core curses in addition to 13 credit hours for dissertation amounting to a total of 60 credit hours.
- Numerical Grade(N.G)
- Alphabetical Grade(A.G)
- Grade Point(G.P)
FACILITIES FOR STUDENTS
The library which is a major center of health science literature is equipped with up-to-date information and retrieval facilities, books and journals for the students and faculty, in medical sciences, clinical sciences, community health and nursing. It will in the foreseeable future have a collection of about 12000 books and more than 100 journals both local and foreign.
In order to provide quality computer facilities to students, the latest Pentium IV computers have been provided for students, fully loaded with the latest software necessary for the completion of the Master of Science in Public Health(MPH) programme. Students are allowed to use the Internet from the computer lab for the purposes of research and information gathering regarding various Public Health issues.
LEARNING RESOURCE CENTER
LRC has specimens, models, charts and microscopes for students.