Faculty Of Public Health
FPH UNDIP at a Glance
Founded on January 4, 1985, the FPH UNDIP is the first state graduate-level academic public health in Central Java Province. The FPH UNDIP has a long and distinguished history as one of Indonesia’s leading providers of public health education and research and is dedicated to improving the health of population, locally and nationally through excellence in education, research and community service.
Accredited ‘A’ by the Council of National Accreditation on Higher Education for Public Health and ISO 9001:2008 Global Certification Indonesia, FPH UNDIP at first offers programs designed to provide a comprehensive education in all facets of public health at graduate level. Started on academic year of 1999 FPH UNDIP also offers master level education in a wide variety of public health concentrations.
To become an excellence institution of public health education both at national and international level through education, research and community service.
Visiting FPH UNDIP: Location and Direction
The FPH UNDIP’s main buildings for research, teaching, and administration are located at Prof. Soedarto Street on the Diponegoro University Campus in Tembalang, Semarang, Indonesia. These facilities are adjacent to the Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Science, Faculty of Psychology, and Faculty of Science and Math, and near UNDIP-affiliated hospitals.
FPH UNDIP is located in the south of Semarang City, which is in District Tembalang. It takes about 30 minutes from air port or railway station to FPH UNDIP campus, so does from downtown.
FPH UNDIP consists of qualified lecturers and supporting staffs. The field of public health is inherently multi-disciplinary. So, too, are the interests and expertise of the faculty, which extend across the biological, quantitative, and social sciences. Core quantitative disciplines like epidemiology and biostatistics are fundamental to analyzing the broad impact of health problems. And, because preventing disease and promoting health are at the heart of public health, we also pursue the social sciences, environmental health, safety health, nutrition, health policy to better understand of health-related multi factors. Faculty also trained in health economics, anthropology, basic medical science, biochemistry, psychology, and an array of other fields.
Faculty members are dedicated to excellent teaching and student advising. Many faculty members have received the Award for Teaching Excellence from Directorate General of Higher Education, Ministry of Education and Cultural. Classes are designed to promote a high degree of faculty-student interaction and field experiences. Each student is assigned an academic advisor who works collaboratively with the student to shape his/her academic and career goals.
Aside from teaching and learning activities, faculty actively conduct applied research that is focused on protecting and improving the health of populations and also perform service to the community. Many of research centers and service efforts cross departmental lines, encouraging interdisciplinary service, research, and educational opportunities for students. Faculty members are also committed to serving the community by advising local boards of health, improving health education, health service, health policy, sanitation, health in the workplace.
1. Regular Course Program
The program designs for high school graduates to achieve bachelor degree.
|Course duration||8 Semesters|
|Concentration||Biostatistics and Population Study|
|Epidemiology and Tropical Diseases|
|Health Education and Behavioral Sciences|
|Health Policy and Administration|
|Occupational Safety and Health|
|Public Health Nutrition|
|Reproduction, Maternal and Child Health|
The program designs for bachelor graduates who intends to take master degree as well.
|Course duration||4 semesters|
|Master program||Environmental Health Science|
|Public Health Science|
|Public Health Nutrition|
|Public Health Nutrition|
The program designed for master graduates who intends to takes doctorate degree as well.
|Course duration||6 semesters|
|Doctorate program||Public Health Science|
Facilities and Infrastructures
The Dean’s Office
The Dean’s office building occupied by Dean, Vice Deans, and is the administrative center of FPH UNDIP. The administrative departments manage all day-to-day business and operations of FPH UNDIP, including student services, teaching and learning services, alumni affairs, personnel services, finance, security, mail services, and all aspect of FPH UNDIP facilities.
Each classroom is air-conditioned and equipped with computer and LCD projector. Special room for stadium general also provided with teleconference facilities. FPH UNDIP also provides rooms for problem based learning activities.
Campus library provides a wide range of services including collection of latest books and journals, library information system, repository, and e-learning that can be accessed through international website. All services are free for FPH UNDIP students.
The laboratory provides services to support teaching and learning activities, including on-campus networking facilities for electronic communication. Students have free 24-hours access to the networking facilities.
a. Audio visual aids
b. Environmental health
e. Occupational health
FPH UNDIP has seven academic departments: Biostatistics and Population Study; Environmental Health; Epidemiology and Tropical Diseases; Health Education and Behavioral Sciences; Health Policy and Administration; Occupational Safety and Health; and Public Health Nutrition. After completing the fifth semester students can choose a concentration that will be explored. There are nine concentrations to be chosen.
List of Departments and Concentrations
|Biostatistics and Population Study||Biostatistics and Population Study|
|Environmental Health||Environmental Health|
|Epidemiology and Tropical Diseases||Epidemiology|
|Health Education and Behavioral Sciences||Health Education and Behavioral Sciences|
|Health Policy and Administration||Health Policy and Administration|
|Occupational Safety and Health||Occupational Safety and Health|
|Public Health Nutrition||Public Health Nutrition|
|Maternal and Child Health|
Epidemiology and Tropical Diseases program offers two concentrations i.e. Epidemiology and Health Entomology. Likewise Public Health Nutrition program offers Public Health Nutrition and Reproduction, Maternal and Child Health concentrations. The other programs offer one concentration each, which is named according to the Department.
Department of Biostatistics and Population Study
Biostatistics involves the theory and application of statistical science to analyze public health problems. Department of Biostatistics and Population Study prepares students to understand the data and data management to support planning and decision in public health programs. The Department consists of 8 faculty members who are experts in the areas of statistical methods for experiment and observational studies.
Competencies to be achieved by students of biostatistics are:
a. Ability to perform data management (collection, processing, analysis, presentation and interpretation) in the field of health, population and reproductive health through statistical and information technology approaches
b. Ability to perform database management (storing, updating, retrieving, distributing) for the managerial process in the field of health, population and reproductive health through information technology
c. Ability to present data and information to support the process of problem solving and decision making in the field of health, population and reproductive health
Department of Environmental Health
Department of Environmental Health Sciences focuses on exploring, understanding and analyzing the environmental hazards (physical, biological, chemical) that affecting public health, as well as the prevention and management of these hazards. The Department consists of 9 faculty members who are experts in the areas of water and waste management, sanitation, and environmental pollution.
Competencies to be achieved by students of environmental health are:
a. Ability to measure the parameters of environmental health (physical, chemical, biological etc)
b. Ability to analyze of environmental health issues (water treatment, waste treatment, sanitation, environmental pollution
c. Ability to predict health impact of environmental hazard and design alternatives for solving the problem
d. Ability to modify and manipulate the environmental to solve problem and advance the health of housing and industrial environmental
Department of Epidemiology and Tropical Diseases
Department of Epidemiology and Tropical Diseases prepares a reliable graduate in the field of prevention and control of diseases and other health problems by using the principles and methods of epidemiology. There are two concentrations i.e. Epidemiology and Health Entomology. The Department comprises 11 faculty members who are experts in the areas of epidemiologic methods, chronic and infectious diseases epidemiology, tropical diseases and health entomology. Most faculty members are actively pursuing research in their area of expertise. Embracing the multidisciplinary nature of epidemiology, Department design and conduct important studies that span the continuum of public health. The faculty’s research provides many opportunities for student participation.
Competencies to be achieved by students of epidemiology and tropical diseases are:
a. Ability to analyze public health problems with epidemiological approaches
b. Ability to measure the magnitude of health problems and define the risk factors
c. Ability to prepare and present the report as a result of observation, investigation and epidemiological research
d. Ability to design and carry out surveillance of health problems to predict the pattern of problems
e. Ability to design, monitor and assess the implementation of health programs with quantitative approaches.
Department of Health Education and Behavioral Sciences
Department of Health Education and Behavioral Sciences prepares graduate to play an active role as an agent of change in society, and advance health status through community empowering. Students learn to develop behavior change programs utilizing theories and methods from the social and behavioral sciences. Students also learn state-of the-art techniques and methods for health program evaluation. Students are encouraged to become involved with faculty research projects on health-related issues such as HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases, tobacco and other substance use.
Competencies to be achieved by students of health education and behavioral sciences are:
a. Ability to identify factors influencing health behaviors
b. Ability to analyze causes of health behavior problems
c. Ability to identify public health needs, to design and present health promotion
d. Ability to design programs on public health behavior change
e.Ability to measure the changes in public health behavior
f. Ability to identify public health behavioral risk factors
g. Ability to plan, organize, monitor and evaluate programs of health behavioral risk factors
h. Having the ability as a leader of health reformer, ability of community empowering, and ability to establish levels of partnership.
Department of Health Policy and Administration
The HPM Department is engaged in teaching, research, and service to improve the quality, efficiency, and accessibility of health care services. The Department consists of 7 faculty members who are experts in many of the most critical issues and challenges facing health care system. Faculty members are actively engaged in innovative research pertaining to such topics as health economic, health insurance, public health management and planning, health policy, health services evaluation and others health care systems. Department faculty members serve as consultants to private industry and government agencies to advance quality and efficiency of health care services.
Competencies to be achieved by students of health policy and administration are:
a. Ability to conduct a situation analysis of health problem, based on HL Blum Concept
b. Ability to perform analysis of managerial aspects of health care systems
c. Ability to specify the priority of health problems
d. Ability to design planning, organizing, monitoring and evaluation of health programs
e. Ability to advocate health policy
f. Ability to apply method of managerial decision-making
g. Ability to conduct need analysis of health policy
h. Ability to apply the formulation of policy measures to control health risk factors
Department of Occupational Health and Safety
Occupational health and safety is a cross-disciplinary area concerned with protecting the safety and health of people engaged in work or employment. The goal is to foster a safe work environment. Department of Occupational Health and Safety organizes an educational process in the field of occupational health and safety in order to meet the needs of OSH expert in various job sectors. The Department consists of 9 faculty members who are expert in area of occupational health, ergonomics, industrial psychology, occupational hygiene, and workplace hazards.
Competencies to be achieved by students of occupational health and safety are:
a. Ability to recognize occupational hazards in the workplace
b. Ability to measure risk factor in the workplace
c. Ability to use the data of occupational hazards to plan the prevention program
d. Ability to use the data of occupational disease and accident to plan the prevention program
e. Ability to control potential hazards in the workplace based on hierarchy loss prevention program
f. Ability to monitor and evaluate the prevention program in the workplace
Department of Public Health Nutrition
Public Health Nutrition focuses on the promotion of good health through nutrition and the primary prevention of nutrition related illness in the population. Department of Public Health Nutrition prepares a reliable graduate in Public Health Science in the field of concept (theory), modeling and design qualified public health nutrition. The Department consists of 9 faculty members, expertise in the area of clinical nutrition, public health program development and evaluation, nutrition interventions, policy, nutritional physiology and metabolism, maternal and child health, and population research.
Competencies to be achieved by students of public health nutrition are:
a. Ability to identify macro- and micro-nutrient problem either at individual or community level
b. Ability to identify the problem of food availability and food safety
c. Ability to identify risk factors for nutritional problems and other health problems related to nutrition
d. Ability to plan, implement and evaluate the prevention and control efforts of nutrition problem as well as health problem related to nutrition
e. Ability to conduct research and scientific publications
Research, Collaboration and Community Services
FPH has a unit for developing research and community services, called UPP. This unit organize the research at faculty level and conducts the research annually using the internal budget.
Besides, FPH also collaborated with other institutions in conducting research. For example: collaboration with Health Research and Development Board of the Ministry of Health, Indonesia; Ministry of Labor, Indonesia; Ministry of Women Empowerment and Child Protection, Indonesia; GTZ; KNCV, USAID, UNICEF, WHO, Provincial Health Offices; District Health Offices; NGO.
The field of research involves: environmental pollution and health impact in agriculture setting, sanitation; occupational health regulation; high risk of maternal pregnancy; health regulation and health financing; feasibility study of hospital; leptospirosis; HIV and sexually transmitted infection; child nutrition; preparing the program for delivery planning etc.
FPH developed tools for training and community services. RDQA tools for Assuring Quality of Data; Health Information system in Hospital, District Health Office and Primary Health Care; Guideline Maternal and Child Health Problem Solving; Media for Promoting Health; Guideline of ANC Integrated; Guideline of Citizen’s Charter; Health Regulation.
Admission and Application
The FPH UNDIP welcomes international applicants from around the world. If you need assistance, please feel free to contact our International Office or the following websites:
Please kindly note that you will be considered for admission to the FPH UNDIP if you meet our minimum eligibility criteria:
a. Candidates should pose high school certificate for regular course program, and diploma degree for special course program.
b. International students must provide evidence of their English proficiency in accordance with TOEFL minimum score 500 or IELTS minimum 5. The medium of instruction on international class at FPH UNDIP is English. However, the international students should understand Indonesian language step by step to be familiar with Indonesian culture.
Please visit our website at http://www.fkm.undip.ac.id/
Tuition Fee and Other Expenses
|Tuition fee||Bachelor course program||750 USD x 8 semesters|
|Master course program||1500 USD x 4 semesters|
|Doctorate course program||2000 USD x 6 semesters|
|Health insurance*||200-300 USD / year|
|Book*||600-700 USD / 3 semesters|
|Living allowance*||250-500 USD / month|
*) personal expenses approximation (may vary due to individual need)
Faculty of Public Health
Prof. Soedarto SH Street
Phone : +62247460044 ext 101
Fax : +62247460044 ext 102
Tembalang, Semarang, Indonesia (50275)
Website : www.fkm.undip.ac.id
Contact person : Dr. Bagoes Widjanarko, MD, MPH
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org