Gondar University Masters Program

Gondar University Masters Program

Gondar University Masters Program are as follows;

Post Graduate Program

Master of Public Health with specialty in Veterinary Public Health (MPH-VPH)

The program can be completed within two academic years and courses are provided in five rounds and thesis work.

  • Objectives

The general objective of the program is to produce qualified professionals equipped with sufficient theoretical knowledge, practical skills and latest scientific techniques so as to deal with common public health and veterinary public health problems at different levels.

  • Admission requirements

Should have a minimum of first degree in Veterinary Medicine, Animal Health Sciences, Human Medicine or Health Sciences; two years of work experience and two letters of recommendation from their employers and academic supervisors.

  • Course breakdown

General MPH Course Schedule for the  MPH-VPH Program


Course title



Credit hour (week)


First round

Epidemiology PH-601

4 (2 weeks)





2 (1 week)

2 (1 week)


Second round

Health Service Management PH-603

4 (2 weeks)

Qualitative Methods-I PH-604-I

2 (1 week)


Third round

Public Health Matters in Developing Countries PH-605

2 (2 weeks)


Fifth Round

Introduction to Environmental Health* PH-704

2 (1 week)

  Research Methods PH-706

2 (3 weeks)

Total Credit Hours


*Courses to be taken with Environmental Health Track

Specialty course Schedules for the MPH-VPH Program


Course title



Credit hour (week)


Fourth  round

Epidemiology of Zoonoses VPHE-701

3 (3 weeks)

Food Safety and Foodborne Diseases VPHE-702

3 (3 weeks)

Introduction to Molecular Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases VPHE-704

2 (2 weeks)


Fifth round

International Trade and Public  Health VPHE-703

2 (2 weeks)

Introduction to Public Health Nutrition** PH-701

2 (1 week)

  Thesis work PH-707

6 (6 months)

Total Credit Hours


**Course to be taken with Public Health Nutrition

  • Graduation Requirements and Degree

Students must complete all the required courses and achieve the required CGPA of 3.0 and complete and defend successfully his/her thesis work to be eligible for graduation. No student can graduate with an “F”  and / or “D” grades in any of the courses.

A candidate who fulfils graduation requirements shall be awarded the “Degree ofMaster of Public Health (MPH) with specialty in Veterinary Public Health (VPH)”.

Graduate Programs

The University of Gondar currently offers x postgradute programs. Browse through the following links in order to find out more about your chosen course.

College of Medicine and Health Sciences

Advanced Clinical Nursing

General Masters in Public Health (MPH)


Faculty of Agriculture

Faculty of Business and Economics

Faculty of Natural and Computational Sciences

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities

Clinical Psychology

Natural Resource and Environmental Management

Public Policy and Sustainable Development

Social Psychology


Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)

Urban and Regional Development Planning

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

School of Education

School of Law

Human Rights (LLM)

Environmental and Water Laws (LLM)

School of Technology


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University of Gondar
P.O.Box 196

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