Master of Public Health Management (MPH) – Sexual and Reproductive Health
James Lind Institute - Switzerland
18 - 24 months
Full time, Part time
EUR 5,500 / per semester *
Earliest start date
* tuition tuition assistance & instalment payment plans available for applicants from low income countries& installment payment plans available for applicants from low income countries
Sexual and Reproductive Health is an integral component of Public Health. The challenges faced globally in this key area of Public Health are enormous. There is a significant burden on societies, governments, and other bodies to overcome the challenges related to sexual and reproductive health, especially in the areas of HIV, sexually transmitted diseases, unintended pregnancies, infertility, abuse of children and women, and several other such important aspects of this area of public health.
This program has been developed with the help of experts in the area of sexual and reproductive health. The curriculum is developed in a way so as to give every student a thorough exposure to the challenges faced in this area of public health and the knowledge and skills needed to overcome these challenges in the global context.
This program is also an excellent choice for physicians, nurses, allied healthcare workers, and medical students who have an interest in sexual and reproductive health.
The Master of Public Health (MPH) - Sexual and Reproductive Health, is a Swiss degree awarded by James Lind Institute, Switzerland. James Lind Institute is an approved post-secondary higher educational Institution with the authority to award private degrees in Switzerland. The institute is registered in the Canton of Geneva, Switzerland under the UID CHE-255.747.977. James Lind Institute has various accreditations, certifications, and international memberships.
When you choose our Master of Science in Public Health Management (MPH), you can:
- Establish Credibility
- Learn at your own pace
- Stay Current and Relevant
The Master of Public Health (MPH) - Sexual and Reproductive Health program has been designed with a very comprehensive curriculum to ensure that you develop strong knowledge and skills in the practice of Public Health with a special focus on Sexual and Reproductive Health.
It is an intensive program and comprises of 138 ECTS credits to be completed within a duration of 18 to 24 months.
You will first complete the core MPH courses (90 ECTS credits), followed by your specialization in Sexual and Reproductive Health (48 ECTS credits).
You will study through the completion of self-paced courses via audiovisual content, interactive documents, videos, podcasts, and other multimedia content as may be applicable. Other interactions include online live classes, discussions with fellow students, faculty, and mentors via study portal, email, etc.
Each course is followed by an examination and assignment. You will need to pass the exam to proceed to the next course. Our faculty may also assess you based on your involvement in debates, discussions, and research.
Project & Project Reports:
- After core MPH courses: Project Report 1 (10,000 words)
- After specialization courses: Project Report 2 (10,000 words)
Projects will be undertaken under the guidance of your faculty and mentor. They can be an individual project or a team project.
This program is also available as a Dual Degree Option. This allows you to earn 2 master's degrees with minimal additional cost and effort. In the dual degree program, you will complete an additional 48 ECTS Credits through online learning at International Telematic University UNINETTUNO, Rome, Italy (Università Telematica Internazionale UniNettuno ‘UTIU’). Upon completion, you will be awarded a Master of Science in Public Health Management degree by the university.
Therefore, upon completion of your dual degree program you will have earned the following degrees:
- MPH - Sexual and Reproductive Health (From James Lind Institute, Switzerland); &
- M.Sc in Public Health Management (From International Telematic University UNINETTUNO, Rome, Italy)
An additional fee applies for the dual degree option is mentioned in our website.
This dual degree program has been developed for health professionals or graduates with experience in any area of public health who aspire to grow to senior leadership and management roles in the field of public health. The degree is set mainly within the framework of the public and national government health services, while also being applicable for managers of Not-for-profit organizations, international health agencies, and private healthcare set-ups. In addition to focusing on the core public health sector, this specialized masters degree in sexual and reproductive health will update you on the scope and significance of health issues for women concerning their sexual and reproductive health, with a focus across the life span, and including infectious, chronic and disabling disorders.
If public health is your focus area and if you enjoy working in a challenging work environment with a varied workload then sexual and reproductive health could be the specialty for you. You will most likely work as a part of a multidisciplinary sexual health services team. You could be working alongside health advisers, nurses, youth workers, and so on. Good communication skills and an open-minded approach to clients are a must. The ability to empathize with clients from various backgrounds is also important.