Programme Description

The ABU Distance Learning Center MPH aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills to enable them to address public health challenges through research and practice. It covers the whole breadth of public health, encompassing low-, middle- and high-income countries. It reflects local, national and international public health agendas, and provides the opportunity to explore public health issues in-depth with academics, researchers and practitioners.

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  • All candidates must possess the basic university entry requirements of five (5) credit passes including English language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics at O’level.
  • Candidates with a basic professional degree in Medicine (MBBS) from Ahmadu Bello University or other recognised universities are to be considered primarily.
  • Where vacancy exists in line with the NUC BMAS professionals in related disciplines such as Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Health Education, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Veterinary Medicine, Environmental Health, Anatomy, Human Physiology, Pharmacology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Environmental Health, and other health-related disciplines will be considered.
  • The candidate must also have at least a Second Class Lower (2.2) degree from Ahmadu Bello University or any other recognised University.
  • NYSC certificate (or exemption letter) especially for applicants under 30 years.

Programme Duration: 24 months

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Per Course

  • Prerequisites:
    ₦20,000 Per Course
  • Acceptance:
  • Miscellaneous:
    ₦8,500 Per session

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Public Health has a long history of implementing policies that improved the health of people worldwide. Vaccination programmes, family planning or preventive medicine are just a few examples of how public health had a positive global impact. Career examples include but not limited to:

  • Health Informatics Specialist
  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Epidemiologist
  • Public Health Project Manager
  • Health and Safety Engineer
  • Public Health Educator
  • Healthcare Consultant