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Advanced PG Diploma in Public Health Research

Public Health Courses in Singapore | Public Health Training | Online Public Health Diploma

Public Health Courses in Singapore | Public Health Training | Online Public Health Diploma


Public health is a specialized field of science that enables public health professionals to prevent and manage the outbreak of dreadful diseases and to build healthy societies across the world. People working in the field of public health have a mix of academic qualifications and they are different in the type of public health related functions they perform. Some work in wellness training and education, healthcare services, environmental health, epidemiology, dietetics, women and infant health, etc. Regulatory agencies have suggested three most important goals of the public health profession. These goals are to safeguard, enhance and improvise the health of the general population over and above the established boundaries.


To safeguard refers to examining and determining the positive aspects and the pitfalls related to any medical therapy. To enhance refers to informing the general population of the possible advantages of a health related product or device. To improvise indicates motivating and supporting scientists to develop more and more breakthrough solutions that can have the potential to detect or treat common health problems. Numerous efficient training courses in public health are required in many parts across the world especially the developing regions so as to produce trained public health professionals.


The function of public health enables the government to come up with health policies for people that have high chances of being infected with a certain disease, figuring out country's health problems, and functioning in the direction of providing easy access to healthcare set-ups for the community.


This public health course conducted by the James Lind Institute is extensive and has been developed and assessed by knowledgeable public health experts making it appropriate for new graduates as well as professionals already working in the healthcare / public health sector.



program curriculum

Program Duration


Self Paced 6 - 8 months (Maximum duration 24 months)

All individuals participating in the program Advanced Post Graduate Diploma in Public Health Research are required to invest about 15 hours every week in their online studies.


Program Assessment


Participants are assessed via an ongoing evaluation approach by the faculty. There is no single final completion exam. Participants are assessed based on the following:

Completion of online Multiple Choice Question tests for every lesson studied and ongoing submission of project work for each module.



The minimum eligibility criteria for Advanced Post Graduate Diploma in Public Health Research would include either of the following:

  • Any degree in Bioscience/Life Sciences such as Biochemistry, Microbiology, Genetics, Biotechnology, Botany, Zoology etc

  • Any degree in Medicine such as MBBS, BDS, DDS, BPT, BAMS, BHMS,, BUMS etc

  • Any degree in Pharmacy / Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • Any degree in Chemistry / Biostatistics / Bioinformatics

  • Any degree in Nursing / Allied Health.

  • Students in their final year of graduation for the above courses may also apply.


  • If you do not possess the qualifications mentioned above you may still be eligible to apply based on any prior relevant work experience and upon recommendation of your line manager. If you have a degree in business management / administration and wish to enter the healthcare industry you are encouraged to apply. Please contact our admission team / counsellor for more information.


Program Fee


JLI has been globally acknowledged for its determination to provide economical yet high quality training programs to aspirants. You may use our Online Program Fee Calculator below to determine the tuition fee applicable to you for the current academic year.



Should your country not be available in the calculator or should you not be able to figure out the tuition fee that applies to you for this online training program please send an email enquiry to admissions@jli.sg or contact the online chat support available on this website.

To know more regarding the application procedure please click here.


Program Support


Each participant enrolled in Advanced Post Graduate Diploma in Public Health Research is in close contact with a mentor throughout the program. The mentor is an industry expert working in a senior leadership position. The mentor can be approached at any time via email or phone. Participants can also communicate with peers and faculty via their study accounts to discuss any topic or question.

Upon completion of the program students are provided placement guidance and support for career development via the “Student Success Team (SST)”. To know more about the SST, please click here.




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