This new concentration is ideally suited for people working in organizations or government, who have an interest in, or currently working on, preventing diseases such as HIV.
The courses offered under this new area of specialization will provide students skills they need to design programmes and interventions to address determinants of health and disease at multiple levels.
The course work component of the degree is offered over two years part time or one year full time.
A research report is required to be awarded the MPH degree.
Students who wish to be considered for a fellowship must meet the admission requirements into the MPH programme.
They will be considered based on their written motivation for applying for an MPH in the field of social and behaviour change communication and their letters of recommendation by their referees.
Students need to indicate that they are interested in the fellowship when applying.
The fellowship will cover tuition, the costs of transport to Johannesburg for courses and student accommodation while in Johannesburg.
A small stipend will be provided while in Johannesburg.
Deadline: 30 September.