Overall Curriculum

The Master of Public Health (MPH) and the Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health (PgDPH) share compulsory study modules. MPH students go on to specialise in a selected concentration and complete a Capstone Project in their final semester. The 36-units MPH degree may be completed full-time in one year or part-time over two years. 

To qualify for conferment of MPH, at least 36 units must be accumulated from the programme's core, concentration areas and elective courses, while PgDPH requires completion of 16 units core courses in two semesters of study. PgDPH credits can count towards MPH degree's requirements.

Core Courses

16 Units

All MPH and PgDPH students are required to complete 16 units from compulsory core courses

Concentration Courses 

10 Units

MPH students are required to take an additional 10 units in their selected concentration

Capstone Project

6 Units

MPH students are required to complete a supervised Capstone Project on a research or practicum-based topic in the latter half of their programme

Elective Courses

4 units

Remaining units should be selected from offered electives

For more information, you may download our MPH brochure.

202, School of Public Health,

Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin,

N.T., Hong Kong

(852)2252 8810/ 8424

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