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Post Graduate Diploma Health Science in Tobacco Control Admissions 2017 - 2018 Academic Year

Do you want a successful career in health sciences? Various streams of health sciences are a very ideal choice of career now. So if you are confused as to which branch of health sciences you should pursue, then you can think of studying Post Graduate Diploma Health Science in Tobacco Control.

Course Name: Post Graduate Diploma Health Science in Tobacco Control
Stream: Engineering
Course Category: General
Duration: 1 year


In the last 5-6 years, this branch of health sciences has evolved as a promising career choice. If you have already worked in the medical line for a few years, then this course will be even more beneficial for you. Nursing homes and hospitals have a huge demand of people knowing tobacco controlling methodologies. It is a 1 year long course.

Outline of the course

During this 1 year you will learn everything about tobacco consumption in India, tobacco controlling strategies adopted by the government and the future scope of such prevention techniques. You will also study the different types of statistical analysis conducted over the health monitoring strategies. Mostly, this course is offered by distance education institutions. The distance education university of Annamalai even provides scholarships to deserving students for 1 year. In the last lap of the course, you will be actually working with hospitals in their anti-tobacco movements.

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Eligibility Criteria

  1. You need to complete an undergraduate degree in MBBS or related subjects, for example, Nursing/ Pharmacy/ Paramedical Science/ Psychology. Some institutes even allow students of law to pursue this course. This is because you require to study the law practices regarding enforcement of anti-tobacco rules and cautionary campaigns.
  2. There is no restriction regarding the marks to be obtained in graduation.

Higher Studies

  • After this course, you can study a diploma course in nursing. This course will help you learn the treatment techniques of patients. This will be an added advantage over the postgraduate diploma in tobacco control and you can apply for various hospital related jobs. The eligibility criteria for the diploma course is completion of 10+2 in science stream.
  • If you want to shift your career focus eventually into gynecology, then an advanced diploma course in maternity and neonatal care would be beneficial for you. The eligibility criteria for this course is same as that of this postgraduate diploma course.

Job Prospects

  • You can become trainees in private nursing homes. These jobs are offered at the end semester of the postgraduate diploma course. So you can pursue the job along with your education.
  • After a few years, you can become medical instructors. In the hospitals of abroad countries you can find lots of vacancies wanting medical instructors or trainers.
  • If you complete the diploma course in nursing, you can apply for clinical nurse positions. Your job will be looking after patients post their surgeries.
  • Finally, you can also opt for jobs of mental health professionals.

Post Graduate Diploma Health Science in Tobacco Control Admissions for 2017 - 2018 Academic Year

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