Jul 28, 2010

Master in Public Health (MPH) Program of BRAC University

BRAC University James P Grant School of Public Health (JPGSPH) is accepting applications from International students for its 7th Master of Public Health(MPH) Programme.

The James P Grant School of Public Health, established in 2004, has a diverse student body with international and national students each year in its MPH programme. In addition to Bangladesh, students are recruited from Asia, Africa, Australia and South America as well as countries from the North (Canada, Germany, Japan and USA). In the last six years, a total of 159 students joined the programme from 19 different countries: Afghanistan, Australia, Bolivia, Canada, Ethiopia, Germany, India, Japan, Kenya, Liberia, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Tanzania, Uganda and USA. James P Grant School of Public Health is recognized as one of the preeminent educational institutions in the world by World Health Organization (WHO).

The School is the product of a strong collaboration between BRAC University, BRAC, BRAC International and the International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR, B). The School has faculty and research partnerships with Harvard University, George Washington University, Columbia University, and Johns Hopkins University in the United States; the University of Ottawa in Canada; the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, the Institute for Development Studies, and the University of Sussex in the United Kingdom; the Karolinska Institute in Sweden; the University of Amsterdam in The Netherlands; Heidelberg University in Germany; the University of Nagasaki in Japan; and Kerala & TISS in Mumbai, India.

As of last year, 136 students graduated from the School, with many working in reputed international & national institutions, UN agencies, donor organizations and government. In addition, universities and research organizations around the world also employ a good number of our MPH graduates. Some of our graduates are also PhD candidates studying in a variety of internationally acclaimed universities, including Columbia University, George Washington University, Harvard University, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, University of Adelaide, University of California-Davis, etc.

Partial tuition waivers are available for students from developing countries, based on merit and financial need.

For the Call for Admissions for 2011, the application deadline is: September 12, 2010. Application forms may be downloaded from the website: http://www.bracuniversity.net/I&S/sph/academics/mphinfo.htm

For more information, please check the program leaflet: http://sph.bracu.ac.bd/academics/mph/MPH_Int_2011.pdf

Please quote 10 Academic Resources Daily in your application to this opportunity!

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