Duration of the Course : 4 Years (8 Semester)
Affiliated to : Purbanchal University, Biratnagar, Nepal
Qualification : Proficiency Certificate in Health Sciences from recognized Institutions, or Intermediate Science Certificate or 10+2 (Biology) with 50% marks or grade C in all subjects with total GPA 2.40 in aggregate and should pass the entrance examination conducted by Purbanchal University.
Medium of Instruction : English
Total intake per Academic Year : 40 Students
Total average cost per year : NRs. ........
Objectives of the Program
The objective of the Bachelor of Public Health (BPH) program is to produce competent graduates with advanced knowledge and practical skills necessary to deliver high-quality health services needed for the country. Specifically, the program entails the following objectives:
An entrance examination is conducted each year during the month of October. There is one paper carrying one hundred and fifty marks (150) consisting of general sciences, health sciences, and English (50 marks in each). All questions are multiple choices. The duration of the examination is three hours, and the candidates must secure at least a 50% mark to pass the entrance examination. The candidates are selected from the merit list in descending order.
The requirement for Admission:
Scope of Bachelor in Public Health:
After completion of this course, the graduate will become an eligible candidate for the registration in Nepal Health Professional Council (NHPC) in grade "A" that permit them to work in any federal, provincial and local level health institutions of government and the non-government sectorin prevention, promotion, protection, control, and encourage early detection and treatment of health program as a manager. The main scope and working areas of BPH are:
Course overview of BPH:
This BPH course has been designed for four academic years with eight semesters concentrating on 41 theory courses and 27 practical courses. The first year focuses on basic health science courses; the second year focuses on basic public health sciences and methodology, the third year on public health intervention, and the fourth year on public health management.The 41 theory-based and 27 practical-based courses are arranged sequentially by categories of courses to be offered in successive year/semester.