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Bachelor of Public Health (Honours)

Bachelor of Public Health (Honours) for 2020

Why study Bachelor of Public Health (Honours)?

This programme aims for students to develop critical and analytic skills as applied to contemporary global public health and health science studies and research. It provides students with advanced knowledge in specific areas of public health and health science from a global context. The programme develops students’ ability to do research in the public health science domain. This entails the writing of a research proposal, applying suitable research methods, data collection and analysis techniques, to report findings, to draw conclusions and to make recommendations.

The outcomes for this qualification are aligned with the skills demands and the provision of a sound theoretical base.  Students who have successfully completed the programme will be able to:

  • Critically examine contemporary public health issues within a global context.
  • Critically review the scientific literature relevant to their discipline.
  • Describe the processes involved in the design, development and implementation of a research project.
  • Develop a proposal for a research project and apply for ethics committee approval.
  • Execute and analyse a research project, or a set of studies.
  • Write up scientific work in a report suitable for publication.

Successful completion of this programme leads to an IIE qualification.

For more information about studying the Bachelor of Public Health (Honours) at IIE MSA, get in touch with us today.

Career Opportunities

As well as providing career opportunities in health promotion and policy and public health sciences, the Bachelor of Public Health (Honours) provides a pathway to postgraduate clinical programs and higher research degrees.

Duration

1 year full-time

Accreditation

Accredited by the CHE. Registration: NQF Level 8, SAQA ID 93589

Fees for 2020

Students are advised to pay their deposit on/before registration and the balance by the published payment due date. Alternative a payment arrangement can be applied for before the 28 February 2020.

International students registering for the first time at IIE MSA will be subject to an International Student Levy of R6,500 (426.76 USD) payable upon registration.

2020 Annual Fee:

R72,900 (4,786.29 USD)

* Note that fees are subject to an annual increase.

For more information regarding fees please visit the Fee structure.

Students are responsible for the payment of their own transport and accommodation during the various intakes, as well as for textbooks, computers or other devices to use the Internet.

Payment Methods

For more information on our payment methods visit https://www.iiemsa.co.za/pay-fees/

Intakes

First Semester (February)

Attendances

The Bachelor of Public Health (Honours) is offered at the IIE MSA campus in Ruimsig, Johannesburg, South Africa. Full-time.

Programme code:

HBPH411

Entry requirements

Minimum Admission Requirements

A relevant NQF 7 with an average of 60% or more in the third-year modules in the subject in which the student wants to specialise.

Students who do not meet the admission requirements may be eligible for admission via alternate means such as RPL. Please enquire at the campus for assistance.

Please note, requirements for entry to this qualification are correct at the time of publication. However, these may change.

Applications

More information can be found by visiting How to apply

Entry requirements

International Students

A SAQA Evaluation Certificate with NQF L7 equivalence in an appropriate field.

Students who do not meet the admission requirements may be eligible for admission via alternate means such as RPL. Please enquire at the campus for assistance.

Please note, requirements for entry to this qualification are correct at the time of publication. However, these may change.

English requirements for international students

Candidates must meet the English language requirements.

Applications

More information can be found by visiting How to apply

Contact us

011 950 4009 enquiries@iiemsa.co.za
From outside South Africa
+27 11 950 4009

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What is Bachelor of Public Health (Honours)?

The Bachelor of Public Health (Honours) is an additional year of study for students who completed the Bachelor of Public Health 3-year degree. This year of study provides students with skills to demonstrate excellent research ability in the Public Health sector and it allows for articulation into a Masters degree.

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