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Doctor of Philosophy in Public health

Description of the program

The doctoral program in public health helps to prepare learners for a career in the health sector.

Program: Doctor of Philosophy in Public health

Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Duration: 3 - 4 years
Program code: 9 72 07 01
Language of instruction: Vietnamese
Admission time: October
Faculty in charge: Faculty of Public health

After completing their studies, learners will apply knowledge of medicine and public health, scientific research, typical socio-economics and culture by region, and teaching methods to guide colleagues in career practice. Those graduate from this program also can analyze public health problems and choose appropriate interventions, propose, implement and evaluate health programs and projects at all levels. Moreover, they can proficiently use some application softwares in professional practice (searching, processing, managing information and so on). Graduates from the program are able to effectively implement activities in training health human resources as well as write and review scientific articles and projects.

Thai Nguyen University of Medicine and Pharmacy enrolls 10 to 15 students annually in this major. The source of enrollees is adequate for both current and long-term enrollment, including graduates, lecturers from medical universities, secondary medical schools, hospitals, and provincial medical centres.

Employment after completing the program

Working positions of graduate learners are research institutes, medical universities and colleges, provincial and central state management agencies for health.

Next level of study: Post-doctoral course