The University of the Gambia is pleased to invite applications for admission into its two year, Masters Degree Programmes in Public Health- MPH in Health Promotion and Development’ and MSPH in “Occupationaland Environmental Health”, tenable at the University of The Gambia, commencing 2021/2022 academic year.


Candidates must hold at least a baccalaureate degree (i.e BA or BSc) from an accredited institution of learning with a minimum CGPA or CQPA of 3.00 based on a 4.00 scale or with its equivalent on a different scale.

Undergraduate preparation must also include previous coursework with five (5) credits at GCE/WASSCE level and MUST include English Language, Mathematics, and at least one (1) subject in the biological, chemical and/or physical sciences. However, for the MPH program, the undergraduate program may include any of the biological and/or social sciences while for the MSPH program, the undergraduate program must include public health, biological and/or environmental health sciences. Candidates whose undergraduate degree was not taught in the English Language must provide evidence of proficiency in the English language.


Application forms are available at The University Accounts Office, Kanifing Campus, Gambia College at a non-refundable fee of D500.00. Payment of application forms can be made at any Trust Bank Branch. Completed application forms, together with photocopies of relevant certificates and other supporting documents should reach the Admissions Office, Kanifing Campus, no later than June 30th, 2021.

P.O. BOX 3530, Serrekunda Tel: 3650017/3650025/ 3622348. e-mail: