This Program is offered in Blended Learning (BL) Mode

From the Academic Session 2021-22 a select list of full-time and regular MAKAUT degree programs, mainly at the post-graduate levels shall be offered in Blended Learning (BL) Mode

Blended Learning (BL) Mode Highlights

  • More flexible, agile, & cost-effective. Targetted for Working Professionals.
  • 100% Full-Time Regular Degree – this is not an Online Degree Program.
  • At least 40% of the learning in face-to-face online mode will be with handpicked subject-area experts from all over the world.
  • Online Evening Classes from Monday to Friday. (From 6pm – 9pm)
  • Practicals & Lab sessions will be On-Campus (Weekends, 10 a.m – 4 p.m)
  • University examinations and assessments will be as per the norms applicable to the traditional full-time and regular degree courses of MAKAUT.

Programme Structure

Core Curriculum

Health Education

Public Health Development

Social, behavioural, and environmental health aspects, Public Health development in India and around the world, role of Public Healthcare Institutions in Global Health System, Emergency, Disaster Preparedness and Response activities, Healthcare Systems and Outcomes: In reference to High, Low and Middle Income Countries, future of the Public Health, Challenges and Opportunities in 21st Century

Assuring Quality in Health

Various aspects of quality control and quality assurance in Health, importance of quality standards, certifications and regulatory affairs, etc.

Ethical Issues

Legislations and ethics in health science, Health research, promoting healthcare activities in institutional and field settings, etc.


Application of Quantitative Techniques in Public Health

Research analysis of public health programs and projects, application of quantitative techniques, case studies and problem-solving, etc.

Biostatistics Using R

Fundamentals of statistics, working with health data, statistical analysis using R, bio-statistics using statistical packages comonly used in Public Health Research, etc.

Public Health Decision-Support

Research Methodology in Public Health

Research design, research methods, Research analysis (using Statistical Packages) handling public health projects – using both qualitative and quantitative tools, field studies, reporting and communication


Concept of health & disease, epidemiological triad, application of epidemiological methods, role of epidemiologists in disease prevention and control, screening and survey of the disease, healthcare’s changing scenarios and measurements, etc.

Health Informatics

Contemporary and emerging ICT in Public Health practice, concepts of – Health Information System, Databases, Electronic Medical Records, Data Standards in Public Health, data communication system, Interfaces & boundaries, System environment, System types, Software & Application Software, Integrated Information System, Intelligence, and Decision-support system

Health Policy and Management

Application of Economics in Public Health

Fundamentals of health economics, disease burden: Local to global for chronic diseases, HIV/AIDS, Cardiovascular Diseases (CVD), Obesity, Injury Prevention and Control, Infant Mortality and Poverty, various public health settings with socially, culturally and economically diverse populations, especially vulnerable and disadvantaged groups, etc.

Environmental Science

Scientific study of the environmental system, status of its inherent or induced changes on organisms, study of physical and biological characters of the environment, social and cultural factors, and the impact of health on environment, and vice-versa.

Public Health Policy

Health Policy and Systems Research (HPSR), HPSR- elements and key characteristics, Policy on Health Planning, Administration, and overall governance in India, Health services administration, Impact studies – Health systems, Health policy, policy analysis, Health schemes and programs, etc

Programme Type - BLPG

Duration - 2 Years

Fee Details

  • Kolkata

Kolkata Admission + Alumni Fee of INR 45,000/- to be paid during Admission

Payment Date

Lump Sum PaymentYearly Payment Payment DeadlineSemester Payment
Within 15 days of Admission INR 1,58,000 INR 1,01,100 INR 53,700
By 30th Nov, 2021 INR 53,700
By 31st May, 2022 INR 67,400 INR 35,800
By 30th Nov, 2022 INR 35,800
Total Fees: INR 1,58,000 INR 1,68,500 INR 1,79,000

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