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  • MPH Orientation Weeks 2021

    Welcome on board🏄🏻‍♂️ It’s great pleasure to greet our MPH students again f2f. Hope you all enjoy the Programme Induction and the coming activities in the Orientation Weeks😃 #backtoschool #newacademicyear #HKU #HKUMed #SPH #publichealth #MPH #香港大學 #港大醫學院 #公共衞生 #公共衞生碩士

  • Notice of Third Party Comments Regarding CEPH Accreditation Review

    The Master of Public Health (MPH) Programme, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong will participate in a review for accreditation by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) at the upcoming site visit on November 4-5th, 2021. CEPH is an independent agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education to accredit schools of public health and public health programs outside schools of public health. Third Party Comments- now being accepted In preparation for the upcoming site visit, CEPH will now accept third-party comments about the MPH Programme and its practices, operations, policies and procedures until October 4th, 2021. Comments will remain confidential and can be sent to CEPH via email or post, as follows: VIA E-MAIL Ms. Kristen Varol, MPH, PMP, CHES Director of Accreditation Services kvarol@ceph.org VIA MAIL TO THE FOLLOWING US ADDRESS: Ms. Kristen Varol, MPH, PMP, CHES Director of Accreditation Services Council on Education for Public Health 1010 Wayne Avenue, Suite 220 Silver Spring, MD 20910

  • Professor Ben Cowling honoured with an MBE in the 2021 Queen's Birthday Honours List

    Professor Ben Cowling, Professor and Head of Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, was honoured with Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours List. MBE is a special honour to recognise the awardees’ outstanding achievement or service to the community. Honours recipients are announced twice a year, once in the New Year's Honours List, and once on The Queen's official birthday. As the Co-Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology at the School of Public Health, Professor Cowling has worked tirelessly on infectious diseases and the recent COVID-19 pandemic. His efforts have had significant impact on science and public health in both Hong Kong and the United Kingdom, and also globally. Professor Cowling is also the Lead of the Epidemiology and Biostatistics concentration of MPH programme at HKU. We extend our sincerest congratulations to Professor Cowling for his achievement. To get to know more about Professor Cowling, please view his biography, or a video featuring his journey as a scientist.

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  • Timetable | HKU MPH

    Timetable by Days of the Week (2021/22) Term 1 (September - December 2021) Day Course Code Course Title Category Monday CMED6901 Health leadership and management Core Tuesday CMED6201 Principles of public health Core Wednesday CMED6227 Biological basis of disease Elective Thursday CMED6704 Health behaviour and communication Core Friday - - - Saturday (AM) CMED6100 Introduction to biostatistics Core CMED6200 Introduction to epidemiology Core Winter Term (January 2022) Day Course Code Course Title Category Jan 2022 CMED6300 Intermediate epidemiology EB Term 2 (January - April 2022) Day Course Code Course Title Category Monday CMED6104 Emerging infectious diseases and "one health" CID CMED6020 Advanced statistical methods I EB CMED6902 Health economics HEPM CMED6218 Human health: futures in a globalized world PHP Tuesday CMED6105 Infectious diseases in public health CID CMED6912 Environmental health hazards and interventions PHP Wednesday CMED6211 Infectious disease epidemiology EB, CID CMED6109 Accounting and Financial Management in Health Care HEPM CMED6204 Health and society PHP Thursday CMED6907 Perspectives in health care management HEPM CMED6030 Advanced epidemiological methods I EB CMED6202 The practice of public health PHP Friday CMED6900 Health policy and politics Core Term 3 (May - August 2022) Day Course Code Course Title Category Monday CMED6216 CMED6210 Personalised public health PHP Infectious disease modelling Elective Tuesday CMED6228 Field epidemiology CID CMED6040 Advanced statistical methods II EB CMED6903 Resources for health HEPM Wednesday CMED6208 Risk: perception, decisions and communication CID, PHP Thursday CMED6207 Non-communicable disease epidemiology and control EB Friday Saturday (AM) CMED6230 Epidemic and endemic diseases CID CMED6108 CMED6913 Molecular epidemiology: microbial genetics and evolution Measuring the spatial built environment for public health Elective CMED6910 Strategies in health care HEPM Elective Elective Comparing systems of elder care CMED6909 Summer Term (May - August 2022) Day Course Code Course Title Category Jun 2022 CMED6220 Health informatics HEPM Full Year (September 2021 - August 2022) Day Course Code Course Title Category Sept 2021-Aug 2022 CMED6224 Practicum Compulsory Sept 2021-Aug 2022 CMED6000 Capstone Compulsory Courses offered by Centre for Medical Ethics and Law (CMEL) Term 1 (28 Aug- 5 Sep 2021) CMED6269 Introduction to medical law Elective Term 1 (10 Sept-3 Dec 2021, Fri) CMED6271 Bioethics foundations Elective Term 2 (25 Jan-19 Apr 2022, Tue) CMED6275 The legal foundations of global health and development Elective Term 2 (28 Jan-29 Apr 2022, Fri) CMED6250 The regulation of biomedical research Elective As of 4 Oct 2021 (Course scheduling is subject to change)

  • MPH | MPH - HKU School of Public Health | Hong Kong

    Master of Public Health (MPH) Programme Leaflet Application Programme Overview Featured Videos Student Voices News and Events Notice of Third Party Comments Regarding CEPH Accreditation Review Important Announcement MPH Orientation Weeks 2021 MPH Orientation Weeks 2019 Sharing Session with Prof Barry Bloom Student Activities Professor Ben Cowling honoured with an MBE in the 2021 Queen's Birthday Honours List Professor Roberto Bruzzone awarded the insignia of Officer in the French National Order of Merit Dr Janice Johnston received the University Distinguished Teaching Award 2020 Top 1% Scholars at HKU Faculty & Staff Coffee & Careers: Exploring Public and Global Health Careers - A Discussion with Ms Leontine Chuang Coffee & Careers: Exploring Public Health and Global Health Careers - A Discussion with Dr Nason Tan Coffee and Careers with Dr Wai-kit Ming (26 February 2021) Coffee and Careers with Dr Alexander Ng (5 January 2021) Coffee and Careers with Matt Friedman (27 November 2020) 3 MPH alumni among 2020 Honours List by the Government A Coffee + Discussion Series for students in Public Health and Global Health Coffee & Careers: Exploring Public Health and Global Health Careers Careers Seminar Hospital Authority Convention 2019 Prince Mahidol Award Conference (PMAC) 2019 Public Health Career Follow Us Enquiries For further enquires on the admissions process and the curriculum for the Master of Public Health: ​ Email: mphsph@hku.hk Website: https://mph.sph.hku.hk/ Phone: (852) 3917-9140

  • Scholarship | HKU MPH

    Scholarships MPH students may apply for the following scholarships:​ Entrance Scholarship In 2015, the Master of Public Health (MPH) Board of Studies, Li Ka Shi Shing Faculty of Medicine established an Entrance Scholarship to help MPH candidates from low-income or lower-middle income countries* by supporting their tuition fees and enabling them to accomplish their career goals. The Scholarship is awarded from the academic year 2016/17. ​ Up to two scholarships, each of which covers the entirety of the composition fee of MPH, shall be awarded to new students from low-income or lower-middle-income countries as defined by the World Bank pursuing the full-time or part-time MPH programme. The Scholarship shall be awarded on the basis of academic merit and financial need. The Scholarship shall be tenable for one year. In the event of there being no suitable applicant in any year, no awards shall be made. ​ * Lists of low-income and lower-middle-income countries as defined by the World Bank will be adopted: http://data.worldbank.org/income-level/LIC and http://data.worldbank.org/income-level/LMC APPLICATION FORM Honorary Teachers Scholarship In recognition of the many hours dedicated to and the tremendous support for the Master of Public Health (MPH) programme by honorary teachers and senior public leaders in Hong Kong, the Master of Public Health Board of Studies has established a scholarship programme for newly enrolled Master of Public Health candidates of HK$20,000 per year (subject to approval). ​ Two scholarships of HK$10,000 each shall be available each year, and shall be awarded to two newly enrolled candidates pursuing the MPH programme. The scholarship shall be awarded to candidates on the basis of academic merit and community service. Financial need may be considered in the allocation of the award. The Board of the Faculty of Medicine, based on recommendations of the MPH Scholarship Committee and the Board of Studies of Master of Public Health shall award the scholarship. In any year when candidates are judged to be of insufficient merit, no award shall be made. APPLICATION FORM Professor Anthony J Hedley Scholarship for Master of Public Health In recognition of the late Professor Anthony J Hedley's contribution to the development and teaching of the Master of Public Health (MPH) programme, the Board of Studies of the Master of Public Health has established a scholarship with the donations from Professor Hedley's friends and colleagues. ​ One scholarship of HK$10,000 shall be awarded each year to a newly enrolled candidate pursuing the MPH programme each year. The scholarship shall be awarded to candidates on the basis of their academic potential. Priority may be given to students who are interested in environmental health. Students' past experience and potential for research or advocacy in this area will be taken into consideration. Students' financial need may also be taken into consideration. The Board of the Faculty of Medicine based on recommendation of the Board of Studies of Master of Public Health shall award the scholarship. In any year when candidates are judged to be of insufficient merit, no award shall be made. APPLICATION FORM

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