Program Code

SPM-00

Program Code
Program Level

Under Graduate

Level
Program Duration

3 Years

Duration

Programme Overview

Bachelor of Public Health (BPH) is an undergraduate programme in the field of public health sciences. The duration of the programme is of 3 years inclusive of industrial visits, research projects and internship. A personality obsessed with health and well-being inspired to support others, and love research and education make an excellent candidate for a BPH programme. When considering a future in public health it is important to understand that scientific research and education are the backbones of the profession. The ability to conduct scientific research and translate it into accessible and understandable data is one of the highest qualities in public health. Many students use the BPH as a platform to continue their education in the field of medical, nursing, pharmacy or continue their education (Master’s Degree). In BPH the students also study human anatomy, diseases, and other relevant subjects like women’s health, child & adolescents’ health and nutrition. After completing the BPH programme, a student has the potential to work with public health organizations, in critical care, child-care, maternity care and nutrition consultant.

Programme Objectives

The Bachelor of Science of Public Health student will be able to:

  • Assess individual and community needs, assets and capacity for health education
  • Plan effective health education programs
  • Implement effective health education programs
  • Conduct evaluation and research related to health education
  • Administer and manage health education programs
  • Serve as a Health Education Resource Person
  • Communicate and advocate for health and health education

Programme Outcomes

  • Assess individual and community needs for health Accessing existing health related data.
  • Plan Health Education Strategies, Interventions, and Programs. Identify populations for health education programs.
  • Implement Health Education Strategies, Interventions, and Programs.
  • Develop plans for evaluation and research.

Career Path

Bachelor’s degrees in public health will provide an individual with extensive knowledge in the field of public health due to which there are various career options which the student can choose after successfully clearing the degree. In addition to working in healthcare organizations and government projects, students can also work with international organizations for public health services. An excellent way to use a Bachelor degree in public health is to join a local or state public health organization.

Some of the major recruiters of BPH Course are shown below:-

  • UNICEF
  • Indian Council of Medical Research
  • Public Health Foundation of India
  • World Health Organization
  • Jhpiego India
  • Apollo Foundation
  • Population Services International (PSI)
  • INCLEN Trust International
  • SELCO Foundation

Eligibility Criteria

Intermediate (10+2) or its equivalent in PCB stream with a minimum of 50 % marks.

Programme Syllabus

Semester I

S.No. Subject
01. General Anatomy- I
02. General Physiology-I
03. General Biochemistry
04. Computer Applications
05. Communication Skills
06. General Anatomy- I Practical
07. General Physiology-I Practical
08. General  Biochemistry  Practical
09. Computer Applications Practical

Semester II

S.No. Subject
01. General Anatomy- II
02. General Physiology-II
03. Psychology
04. Nutrition
05. Introduction to Health Care/First Aid
06. General Anatomy- II Practical
07. General Physiology-II Practical
08. Introduction to Health Care/First Aid Practical
09. Comprehensive Viva

Semester III

S.No. Subject
01. Introduction to Public Health
02. Medical Anthropology and Sociology
03. Introduction of Research Methods in Public Health
04. Communications and Counseling
05. Biostatistics
06. Comprehensive Viva

Semester IV

S.No. Subject
01. Basics of Epidemiology
02. Health Care Financing
03. Fundamentals of Environmental Health
04. Health System Development
05. Demography and Population Science
06. Comprehensive Viva

Semester V

S.No. Subject
01. Project Planning and Management
02. Fundamentals of Health Information Management
03. Public Health Law and Ethics
04. Public Health Nutrition
05. Reproductive Health
06. Public Health Nutrition – Practical
07. Comprehensive Viva

Semester VI

S.No. Subject
01. Adolescence and Mental Health Program
02. Malaria Prevention and Control Program
03. Health Education and Promotion
04. Health Care of Community and Intervention
05. Health Planning and Policy Development
06. Comprehensive Viva
07. Project Work- I

Semester VII

S.No. Subject
01. Internship
02. Project Work-II

Semester VIII

S.No. Subject
01. Special Internship with Research Project

How to Apply

If the programme fascinates you yet you are not able to decide upon the right one to choose, you can acquire our Free Tele Counselling session. In case you have any issues or queries regarding the admission, you can fill out the Admission Enquiry form and we shall reach out to you within 24 hours. If you have made up your mind about going ahead with the program, you can fill out the Online Application Form.

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