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Table 3 MPH programme characteristics

From: Master of Public Health programmes in South Africa: issues and challenges

Programme Affiliation Year of commencement Stream/track Mode of delivery Enrolments per year Total number of applicants per year
Programme 1 Stand-alone school 2000 Social and behavioural health, epidemiology, health system management and policy Part time 18 120
Programme 2 Part of Medical School 2006 Social and behavioural health, epidemiology, health system management and policy Part time 50 220
Programme 3 Stand-alone school 2000 Occupational and environmental health, health promotion, epidemiology, health administration and management; communicable and non-communicable diseases Part time 35 140
Programme 4 Part of Medical school 1998 Health promotion, disease control, health policy and management, environmental and occupational health, monitoring and evaluation Full time/part time 45 400
Programme 5 Part of Medical school 1998 Health systems and policy, occupational hygiene, rural health, maternal and child health, social and behavioural change communication Part time 40 900
Programme 6 Stand-alone school 2000 General public health Part time 40 300
Programme 7 Part of Medical school 1999 General public health, health systems, health economics, social and behavioural sciences, epidemiology and biostatistics Part time 65  
Programme 8 Part of Medical school 2000 General public health Part time 65 150