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MD (Community Medicine)

MD (Community Medicine)

School of Medical Sciences & Research (SMS&R)

  • Program Code


  • Level

    Post Graduate

  • Duration

    3 Years

About the Programme

MD in Community Medicine at Sharda University is a three-year postgraduate programme focused on the health of the members of the community. It prepares students to work towards the healthcare needs of the society ethically. Community Medicine is a branch of medical science that involves the study of problems of the society as a whole rather than focussing on an individual. The programme aims to prepare students to function as a community and provides training on the nutritional issues and needs of various segments of the population like approaches to nutritional education, factors influencing food intake and cultural differences. The curriculum includes additional topics like the history of food trends, culinary history, and nutrition. Students learn how to apply various methods to evaluate specific nutritional components of a particular food group.

This programme focuses on the biological and chemical components of the foods we eat and studies the role of individual nutrients in maintaining health. It also covers digestion and metabolic functions and considers how nutrition is affected by the way consumers plan meals, select, store and prepares their food. Nutritional therapy and practices for promoting healthy eating in various groups and settings are also covered. This programme focuses on the way the body metabolises different essential food groups and how this affects human health. Students study the biochemistry involved in human metabolism and discover how our metabolic process influences health and disease.

This course is for individuals who...

have an interest in Public Health and its related fields with problem-solving and analytical skills so that they are able to select, identify, communicate, and organise information for the benefit of the society.

Students who are looking for...

a rewarding career in managing, planning and researching health issues focussing on primitive, preventive and rehabilitative measures that can be taken to ensure good community health should opt for this programme. Excellent communication skills with networking skills are added skills that can ensure success in this field.

Course Fee
For National Students
1st Year 923100
For International Students
Fee Per Semester Fee Per Year
Eligibility Criteria
For National Students
  • As per MCI Guidelines Must be NEET Qualified and allotted through UPDGME Uttar Pradesh Lucknow.
For International Students The eligibility criterion for all programs for international applicants is minimum 50% in the qualifying examination and having studied the pre-requisite subjects for admission in to the desired program.
Career path you can choose after the course
  • Public health manager
  • Physician
  • Epidemiologist
  • Internal medicine consultant
  • Research officer
  • Health Program Manager
  • Clinical Research Assistant
  • Program Manager
  • Public Health officer
  • Public Health Project Officer    
  • Lecturer
  • Medanta
  • Max Health Care
  • Sharda Hospital
  • Lotus labs private ltd
  • HCG
  • Narayana Hrudyalaya
  • Pentagon Global solutions
  • Sir Ganga Ram Hospital
  • Maharaja Agrasen Hospital
  • Dr Lal Path Labs
  • Cipla
  • Abbott India
  • Sun Pharmaceuticals
  • Biocon
  • GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd

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