BPH (Bachelor of Public Health)
The course focuses on the application of various healthcare concepts and principles to improve, standardize and uphold the health of people on a global scale. It is an interdisciplinary subject that involves medicine, engineering, information technology, social sciences and management that promote good health, nutrition, stress-free living, early disease detection and health management. Subjects covered include health education, biostatistics, epidemiology, social and behavioral sciences, public policy, ethics, hazardous waste inspection and control, biosecurity, environmental health, disease analysis and health services administration. Candidates will have diverse knowledge about the principles and applications of medicine and healthcare concepts to simplify life, eradicate disease through vaccination, improve standard of living, in family planning and preventive medicine after successful completion of the course. Skills like analytical reasoning, research, decision-making and entrepreneurship are enhanced through various seminars, case studies, lectures, lab demonstrations, field visits, journal clubs, group discussions, internships, dissertations, practical exercises and sessions and workshops included in this course.
BPH course details
|Mode of Admission||Merit /Management|
|Eligibility||Minimum educational qualification required to pursue this course is – completed 12th Science with PCB subjects. Some colleges are also known to accept 12th pass (any stream) candidates.|
|Fee Detail||Merit Quota Seats :- Rs.30,000 to Rs.60,000|
|Management Quota Seats :- Rs.75,000 to Rs.1,20,000|
Merit- College will be inviting the Application, Interested candidates can apply once the applications are open.
List of Top BPH Colleges in Bangalore
Padmashree School of Public Health
Course name: BPH
Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science (RGUHS)
Eligibility: Minimum educational qualification required to pursue this course is – completed 12th Science with PCB subjects. Some colleges are also known to accept 12th pass (any stream) candidates.
Duration: 4 Years, Full time, Graduation Programme
Campus Location: Padmashree School of Public Health 23, Gurukrupa Layout, 80 feet road, Nagarbhavi, Bengaluru – 560 072.
The college is well connected to Air, Bus and Railways
The distance from Kempegowda international Airport is 58 km
The distance from Bangalore Central Railway Station(SBC/Majestic) is 2.5 km
Sapthagiri Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre - Bangalore
Course name: BPH
Affiliations: Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science (RGUHS)
Eligibility: Candidates for admission to BPH course should have completed higher secondary level or preuniversity college (10 +2) in science stream with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as basic courses OR candidates completing a 3 year Diploma in Allied Health Sciences after 10th or candidates completing 2 years Diploma in Allied Health Sciences after pre-university college (10+2) OR Equivalent course established under law Considered equivalent thereto by RGUHS. The minimum 40% marks obtained. In case of SC/ST candidates a pass in 10+2 or equivalent.
Duration: 4 years, Full Time, Graduate programme
Campus Location: 15, Hesarghatta Main Rd, Navy Layout, Chikkasandra, Chikkabanavara, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560090
Sapthagiri Nursing College is located just 16.1 km from Bangalore city.
The city is well connected by Air, Railway and Roadways.
Distance from Airport is 38.1 km.
List of BPH colleges
Career Scope of BPH
Career opportunities are available in public and private hospitals, research centers, educational institutions, research institutions and companies. Potential career roles:
- Professor/Teacher/ Lecturer
- Scientific Officer
- Research Scientist
- Clinical Research Associate (CRA)
- Medical Advisor
- Public Health Specialist
- Healthcare Consultant
- Program Manager for Monitoring and Evaluation
- Management Policy Advisor
- Reproductive Health Specialist
- Community Activist
- Health Informatics Specialist
- Healthcare Administrator
- Health And Safety Engineer
Placements for BPH
- Research Institutions
- GlaxoSmithKline Healthcare
- McKinsey and Company
- UN Children's Fund
- The Clinton Health Access Initiative