Master of Public Health (MPH) Programme

The Master of Public Health (MPH) Programme at BRAC James P Grant (JPG) School of Public Health, BRAC University is an one-year full-time programme that offers transformative public health learning to develop next-generation public health leaders for 21st century public health challenges.

By embedding themselves directly in the multi-faceted aspects of developing country environments and health service delivery, students practically investigate and comprehend critical public health realities and challenges.  

Throughout the year, students undertake collaborative projects in a wide-range of public health settings including informal settlements, BRAC Health programmes, icddr,b hospital, NGO clinics and government health services; to develop on-the-ground conceptions of community health and pluralistic health systems.

A global classroom of 524 students with diverse academic backgrounds in the social sciences and medicine, representing 34 countries in South Asia, Southeast Asia, Africa, Australia, North and South Americas, Western Pacific, Middle east  and Europe have graduated from this programme since its inception in 2005.

Graduates from BRAC James P Grant (JPG) School of Public Health have been recruited by national and international, UN organisations and academic institutions across the globe. 60 graduates have enrolled in or completed doctoral and post-doctoral studies at leading institutions.


Full-time Format


12 Month


Full time in week days




Late January of next year

Total Credits




Course Design

Sequentially structured modular


Icddrb Hospital Building Campus, but students may require frequent field visit in and outside of Dhaka







How Our MPH Programme Is Unique?

  •    Experiential Community-Immersive Learning: Public health competency-based curriculum for developing world health challenges & solutions
  •    Global Public Health Faculty and Practitioners: from National and  International Institutions including Harvard University, USA; Stanford University, USA; McGill University, Canada; Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK; UNSW, Australia, Makerere University, Uganda; Griffith University, Australia; American University of Paris, Paris; icddr’b, BRAC and many other reputed institutions)
  •    Innovative Public Health Learning Methodologies: Cutting-edge, real-world applied learning through rigorous urban and rural fieldwork
  •    Public Health Competency-Based Learning: Simulating, practising and using real-world public health skills within diverse public health contexts
  •    Employable Professional Skills Development: Developing public health Technical, Management and Soft skills for real-world public health
  •    74 global & local partnerships: Partnership with other internationally recognized schools of public health in both developed and developing countries, that enables access to the rich academic resources of the collaborating institutions as well as exposure to the global health agenda.
  •    Health Service Delivery and Learning Lab: In partnership with 36 partners, Field sites of Government of Bangladesh, Non-Government health facilities, International Organizations, Agencies, Hospitals and Private sector partners
  •    Social Laboratory: Location in a developing country that provides an ideal social laboratory for public health teaching and learning.
  •    Lower Cost: High quality international MPH Programme at comparatively lower cost.
  •    International Career: Extensive national and international partnerships that allows students for further learning and international career development.
  •    Post MPH Higher Studies and Employment


Watch Videos By Previous Students:


MPH Events:

Interactive Student Event Flyer 2019 
Interactive Student Event Flyer 2018 
Interactive Student Event Flyer 2017

MPH Outreach Session Flyer 2019 
MPH Outreach Session Flyer 2018 
Discovery Session on the exciting world of Public Health 2017 


MPH Prospectus 2019(PDF)

MPH Prospectus 2020(PDF)

MPH Prospectus 2021(PDF)

Student Handbook 2019 (PDF)

Contact Point For Students 2019 (PDF)

Know More About MPH (PDF)

MPH Flyer 2021-22 (PDF)