MASTER OF PUBLIC HEALTH - INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMME Call for Applications 2020-2021 (18-03-2020)
The Institute of Preventive Medicine and Public Health (IPMPH) – Hanoi Medical University is pleased to invite qualified and interested candidates to apply for a place in the full-time International Master of Public Health program for the 2020/2021 academic year, commencing November 2020.

The program includes three tracks specializing in 1) One Health and General Public Health; 2) Health Economics; and 3) Reproductive Health, with limited scholarships and financial supports for candidates pursuing research publications.

The lectures of this program are Hanoi Medical University staff and Experts from different universities and International organizations over the world. The IPMPH’s lecturers have been trained in prestigious universities in the United States of America, Australia, the Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark and other developed countries, possessing deep knowledge and understanding of public health and preventive medicine research and practice in the global arena. The International lectures are from Universities and Institutes of United State of America, Australia, Sweden, Denmark and   other countries. Experts from international agencies and NGOs will be invited for some certain sessions.

Program Overview

The full-time International Master of Public Health program at Hanoi Medical University is designed to train a new generation of competent public health researchers and practitioners. The specialized tracks are combined inter-disciplines to establish advantageous conditions for professional developments in both national and global environments.

As a graduate of our International Master of Public Health program, you will be equipped with the knowledge and analytical skills to raise your professional profile, to apply different perspectives to address issues in public health, health economics and policy, reproductive health and to deepen your participation in ongoing conversations about key issues in global health.

Completing in one year, you will earn a Master degree in Public Health, awarded by Hanoi Medical University, as well as learn and flourish in a multicultural environment.

In the program, students will take eight (08) compulsory courses and four (04) elective courses, and will complete a final thesis to fulfill graduation requirements. In the final thesis, students will be able to pursue their own public health interests, and to investigate a question or problem of their choice.

The total number of prospective students of this intake is anticipated to be about 30.

Training duration: 12 months (Oct 2020 to Oct 2021)

Tuition fee: 3,500 USD (around 77.000.000 VND, applied currency exchange rate at the time of paying)

Eligibility and Admission Criteria

Applicants from any country are eligible for the program and should have the following prerequisites:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree.
  • At least 1 year of work experience in one of the following fields - medicine, public health, veterinary medicine, economic, environmental sciences or related disciplines. This prerequisite may be waived by the course organisers if applicants achieved a high ranking in one of these related batchelor degrees.
  • Proof of English proficiency: TOEFL IBT scores of 70 or more; TOEFL PBT scores of 500 or more, or IELTS scores of 5.5 or more. (Native English speakers do not need this proficiency certificate).

Application for admission

Applicants must submit:

  1. A completed application form;
  2. A letter from the current or most recent employer to certify work experience (at least one year in the areas stated above) or a request to waive this prerequisite;
  3. A cover letter outlining the reasons they want to enroll in the course;
  4. An up-to-date curriculum vitae: Including general information, training process, work experiences, publications, and other skills related to public health…;
  5. Notarized copies of Bachelor’s degrees;
  6. Health certificate (To make sure that you can study in our university);
  7. Official proof of English proficiency as stated above;
  8. 2 current photos (3x4 cm) (have been taken within 3 months). Write your name and date of birth behind your photos;
  9. Copy of ID card/passport.

(International applicants may submit the application by email: sdhyhdp@hmu.edu.vn).

Applications will be reviewed by the admissions council and only those shortlisted will be invited for interviews.

 

 

Scholarships

There have been a limited number of scholarships and research supports to all international and Vietnamese applicants applying for the International Master of Public Health program. Scholarships will be awarded based on academic merits and competencies of candidates.

Course enrollment fee: 20 USD (Applicants may pay cash or make a wire transfer at the time of submitting their application. International applicants will be given details for transfer after submitting the applications). This fee is non-refundable and does not guarantee admission.

Important dates

Deadline for application                              : 31 May 2020

Notification of interview                              : June 2020

Interview appointments                              : July 2020

(Online interview for international students)

Deadline for confirmation of acceptance by candidate: July 2020

Contact Information

For more information on the International Master of Public Health at Hanoi Medical University, please contact:

Coordination Office for the International Master of Public Health Programme

Institute of Preventive Medicine and Public Health - Hanoi Medical University

Address         : 01 Ton That Tung, Dong Da, Hanoi, Vietnam

Phone            : +84 24 38525112

Email  (main) : sdhyhdp@hmu.edu.vn

Email (cc to) : phuonglh@hmu.edu.vn

 

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