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Top Master Degrees in Health 2017 in Africa

A master’s degree is an advanced study program that can be completed in about two years, provided students have already earned a bachelor’s degree in a similar area. Students can choose to earn a Master of Arts, an MSc, or an MBA, depending on their current and future goals.

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MvetMed Veterinary Medicine

University of Nairobi
Campus Full time 2 years January 2018 Kenya Nairobi

The increased demand, and traceability for livestock and livestock products, and Small Animal expertise calls for specialized knowledge and skills. This requires new technologies and approaches to meet the demands. A changing society, which is informed, with specific needs and the need for environmental conservation with specific demands, requires a specialized veterinarian. [+]

Top Masters in Africa 2017. The increased demand, and traceability for livestock and livestock products, and Small Animal expertise calls for specialized knowledge and skills. This requires new technologies and approaches to meet the demands. A changing society, which is informed, with specific needs and the need for environmental conservation with specific demands, requires a specialized veterinarian. The programme aims to produce a graduate who becomes a specialist (consultant). The graduate will have a better focused career path and will be responsive to both public and private sector needs. The graduate will be in tandem with regional and international trends and will be more inspired and motivated to provide quality services. The Masters programme combines a taught course and a research component in clinical veterinary medicine. The candidate may pursue the following areas; bovine medicine and herd health (Dairy and Beef), ovine and caprine medicine and flock health, porcine medicine and herd health, camel medicine and herd health, equine medicine and herd health and small animal medicine. This programme, will enable the trainee to acquire adequate skills for planning, executing, analyzing, reporting and evaluating research projects. Course objectives The objectives of the course are to produce:- Specialist in one of the following areas; bovine medicine and herd health; ovine and caprine medicine and flock health; porcine medicine and herd health; camel medicine and herd health; equine medicine and herd health and small animal medicine, by equipping the candidate with adequate knowledge, skills and attitudes. A graduate who is in tandem... [-]

College of Health Science

Bowen University
Campus Full time March 2018 Nigeria Iwo

The Department as an integral part of the College of Health Sciences, for now, runs only the M.B.B.S. Programme which is an integrated programme along with other Departments of the College. [+]

FACULTY OF CLINICAL SCIENCES COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES, OGBOMOSO 1.HISTORY The Department of Medicine was established under the Provostship of Late Professor O. A. Adebo. The pioneer Head of Department was Professor Ayo Arije who was a Visiting Professor of Medicine on Sabbatical leave from College of Medicine, University of Ibadan. He was appointed on the 28th of May 2012, at a time when the College was preparing for an accreditation exercise conducted by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria. Other Academic members of Staff of the Department were Prof. O. O. Bademosi and later, Prof. B. J. Bojuwoye, both retired Professors of Medicine on contract appointment with the University. Dr. O. O. Ogunwobi, a Lecturer I/Consultant Psychiatrist joined the Department October 2013. Prof. Ayo Arije has since completed his extended Sabbatical leave and returned to his base at the University of Ibadan effective from 30th of September, 2013. He was succeeded by Prof. B. J. Bojuwoye in an acting capacity as Head of Department until his substantive appointment as Head of Department of Medicine from April 2014. His appointment as HOD was renewed effective from the 1st of August, 2014. The Department currently has as its Associate Lecturers, Prof. Ayo Arije and Dr. (Mrs.) A. Adeniran who doubles as HOD Family Medicine Department of the University. 2.DEPARTMENTAL PROGRAMME The Department as an integral part of the College of Health Sciences, for now, runs only the M.B.B.S. Programme which is an integrated programme along with other Departments of the... [-]

MTech in Homoeopathy

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 5 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

Homoeopaths apply a holistic method of healing for the treatment of human diseases and ailments [+]

Top Masters in Africa 2017. Career Homoeopaths apply a holistic method of healing for the treatment of human diseases and ailments Admission Requirements Minimum APS: 25 Language of teaching and learning- English: 5 (60%+) Mathematics : 4 (50%+) Mathematical Literacy: Not accepted Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+) Life Sciences: 4 (50%+) Additional Subject 1: 4 (50%+) Additional Subject 2: 4 (50%+) Admission for international applicants is subject to meeting the compliance requirements as stipulated by the Immigration Act No 13 of 2002, the regulations made there under the University’s policy. Meeting the Faculty’s minimum requirements for a particular programme does not necessarily guarantee admission to that programme due to space constraints. All applicants have to complete the NBT (National Benchmark Test) prior to admission. The result of the NBT will inform decisions taken on placement of the applicant. Life Orientation is not included when calculating APS. [-]

MTech in Chiropractic

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 5 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

Chiropractors treat conditions and injuries that are nerve, muscle or joint related [+]

Career Chiropractors treat conditions and injuries that are nerve, muscle or joint related Admission Requirements Minimum APS: 25 Language of teaching and learning- English: 5 (60%+) Mathematics : 4 (50%+) Mathematical Literacy: Not accepted Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+) Life Sciences: 4 (50%+) Additional Subject 1: 4 (50%+) Additional Subject 2: 4 (50%+) Admission for international applicants is subject to meeting the compliance requirements as stipulated by the Immigration Act No 13 of 2002, the regulations made there under the University’s policy. Meeting the Faculty’s minimum requirements for a particular programme does not necessarily guarantee admission to that programme due to space constraints. All applicants have to complete the NBT (National Benchmark Test) prior to admission. The result of the NBT will inform decisions taken on placement of the applicant. Life Orientation is not included when calculating APS. [-]

MTech in Somatology

University of Johannesburg
Campus Part time 2 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

The purpose of this qualification is to enable students to develop advanced applied research competencies within the Somatology field. Students acquire the ability to find and define topics for research which they find relevant to their professional environment. Students participating in the Master’s programme will be required to research, write and present a full dissertation under the guidance of a supervisor. [+]

Top Masters in Africa 2017. The purpose of this qualification is to enable students to develop advanced applied research competencies within the Somatology field. Students acquire the ability to find and define topics for research which they find relevant to their professional environment. Students participating in the Master’s programme will be required to research, write and present a full dissertation under the guidance of a supervisor. Admission requirements A BTech Somatology or an equivalent qualification. With a minimum average of 65% Contact details Name: Mrs Debbie Campbell / Tel: 011 559 6511 / Email: debbiec@uj.ac.za OR Name: Ms Valencia Khumalo / Tel: 011 559 6514 / Email: vkhumalo@uj.ac.za [-]

MTech in Radiography

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The programme is a full research degree. Students are required to undertake a research project and write a dissertation. [+]

The programme is a full research degree. Students are required to undertake a research project and write a dissertation. Admission requirements BTech Radiography (diagnostic, nuclear medicine, ultrasound or therapy) Contact details Name: Dr Heather Lawrence Tel: 011 559 6887 / Email: heatherl@uj.ac.za [-]

MTech in Podiatry

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

Master’s programme is a full research Degree. Students are required to undertake an independent research project and write a dissertation. [+]

Top Masters in Africa 2017. Master’s programme is a full research Degree. Students are required to undertake an independent research project and write a dissertation. Admission requirements A BTech Podiatry or an equivalent qualification. Contact details Name: Ms Simiso Ntuli Tel: 011 559 6910 / Email: sntuli@uj.ac.za [-]

MTech in Biomedical Technology

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 3 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

At the end of this qualification students will have produced a research dissertation. [+]

At the end of this qualification students will have produced a research dissertation. Admission requirements A BTech Biomedical Technology or an equivalent qualification. Contact details Name: Ms Ingrid van der Westhuyzen Tel: 011 559 6263 / Email: ingridv@uj.ac.za [-]

MPhil in Sport Science

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 3 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

Students participating in the master’s programme will be required to write and present a research dissertation. [+]

Top Masters in Africa 2017. Students participating in the master’s programme will be required to write and present a research dissertation. Admission requirements An Honours Degree Sport Science. Contact details Name: Prof Leon Lategan Tel: 011 559 6966 / Email: leonl@uj.ac.za [-]

MPhil in Biokinetics

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 3 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

Students participating in the Master’s programme will be required to write and present a research dissertation. [+]

Students participating in the Master’s programme will be required to write and present a research dissertation. Admission requirements An Honours Degree in Biokinetics. Contact details Name: Prof Leon Lategan Tel: 011 559 6966 / Email: leonl@uj.ac.za [-]

MPhil in Optometry

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 3 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The primary purpose of this qualification is to provide qualifying students with the ability to perform independent scientific research with an original component; contribute to knowledge of and insight into Optometry as well as the specific discipline of research; display skills in related research methodologies and in proper formulation through a Master’s dissertation; only a Research Masters can be done. [+]

Top Masters in Africa 2017. The primary purpose of this qualification is to provide qualifying students with the ability to: Perform independent scientific research with an original component. Contribute to knowledge of and insight into Optometry as well as the specific discipline of research. Display skills in related research methodologies and in proper formulation through a Master’s dissertation. Only a Research Masters can be done. Admission requirements A Bachelors Degree in Optometry (or equivalent) Contact details Name: Mrs Emil Nel Tel: 011 559 6827 / Email: emiln@uj.ac.za [-]

Master’s of Nursing Science

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 3 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The dissertation-based master’s programme requires a comprehensive research project which is completed under the guidance of the supervisor. The coursework Master’s programme comprises a year’s seminars pertinent to the field of specialisation. [+]

The dissertation-based master’s programme requires a comprehensive research project which is completed under the guidance of the supervisor. The coursework Master’s programme comprises a year’s seminars pertinent to the field of specialisation. Three examination papers are written at the end of the first year. In the second year of study a minor dissertation, comprising a research project of lesser magnitude, is completed under the guidance of a supervisor. Master’s programmes are offered in the following fields of specialisation: Professional Nursing Science: Ethos and Professional Practice Professional Nursing Science: Nursing Management Professional Nursing Science: Nursing Education Medical and Surgical Nursing Science: Critical Care Nursing (General) Medical and Surgical Nursing Science: Operating Theatre Advanced Midwifery and Neonatal Nursing Science Advanced Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Primary Health Care Clinical Nursing Science, Diagnosis, Treatment and Care Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing Science Community Health Nursing Occupational Health Nursing Admission requirements The entrance requirements for registration for a Master’s programme are as follows: The candidate should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing Science with a minimum of 480 approved credits at NQF level 8 Nursing A minimum of 50% in Research Methodology may qualify him/her to register for a Master’s programme in Nursing Science. The candidate must hold a post in the field of specialisation associated with the Master’s programme studies. The student must also have an appropriate certificate of registration with the SA Nursing Council in the field of specialisation of proposed Masters programme in Nursing Science.The candidate who wishes to apply for a Master’s... [-]

MMed.Surg Master of Medicine in General Surgery

University of Nairobi
Campus Full time 5 years January 2018 Kenya Nairobi

Recent developments and technological advances in surgery have made it necessary to review surgical postgraduate training worldwide in terms of content and duration. Public medical service providers currently demand that surgeons of all subspecialties have basic knowledge and skills to treat any emergency surgical conditions before onward referral to the relevant subspecialty. [+]

Top Masters in Africa 2017. Recent developments and technological advances in surgery have made it necessary to review surgical postgraduate training worldwide in terms of content and duration. Public medical service providers currently demand that surgeons of all subspecialties have basic knowledge and skills to treat any emergency surgical conditions before onward referral to the relevant subspecialty. Current training programs are structured to offer a common foundation course in Surgical Pathology, Surgical Anatomy, Surgical Physiology and Principles of Surgery for all the surgical specialties during the first two years of training. Successful completion of the foundation course is necessary before proceeding to further specialist training in General surgery, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (3 years) and Neurosurgery (4years). The current program for MMed Surgery of the University of Nairobi, which was compiled in 1972 has been revised to bring it in line with these global developments. This program will benefit our clients, and make our program competitive internationally. OBJECTIVES To produce a general surgeon with sufficient knowledge and skills in the basic foundations of surgery. To produce a general surgeon with sufficient knowledge and skills in management of general surgical diseases. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS The Common Regulations for the Master of Medicine Degree at the University shall apply. The candidate eligible for admission into the program shall fulfill the following conditions: Hold a basic medical degree i.e. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) of the University of Nairobi, or an equivalent qualification from an institution recognized... [-]

Master of Public Health

Kenyatta University
Campus Full time 2 years January 2018 Kenya Nairobi

The School of Public Health was operationalized in August 2011. It was previously a Department in the School of Health Sciences. The establishment of the School was propelled by the need to strengthen delivery of training of innovative and creative public health professionals and researchers and in addition to improve community engagement. [+]

The School of Public Health was operationalized in August 2011. It was previously a Department in the School of Health Sciences. The establishment of the School was propelled by the need to strengthen delivery of training of innovative and creative public health professionals and researchers and in addition to improve community engagement. Currently it has over 300 postgraduate and about 600 undergraduate students. Entry Requirements 1. The common regulations for all Masters Degrees in the university and the school of Public Health Shall apply. 2. A holder of a first degree in the following fields: Medicine (MBCHB), Nursing (BSc.N), Pharmacy (B.Pharm) and Dentistry (BDS). OR 3. A holder of a first degree, first class honors or second class honors (upper division) in the following health related fields: Environmental Health, Nutrition, Health Management, and Community Health. OR 4. Those with Second Class (Lower Division) may be considered on condition that they have Grade "C" and above in units relevant to their areas of specialization. Examinations The master of Public Health (MPH) shall extend over a period of at least 18 months. The degree shall be offered by coursework, examination and thesis. Certification The degree Master of Public Health (MPH) in specialized areas will be awarded as follows: MPH - Epidemiology and Disease Control MPH - Monitoring and Evaluation Master of Public Health (Epidemiology and Disease Control) Unit Code and Title PHI 815: Medical Statistics HEH 800: General Research Methods HPH 802: Principles of Epidemiology HPH 803: Health Services Management, Policy and... [-]

Health and Social Care - MSc part-time

University of Bolton
Campus Part time 4 - 5 years August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

The MSc Health and Social Care is for all professionals who work in a health, social care or public context. A range of professionals choose to undertake this course; for example, nurses, midwives, health visitors, teachers, the police, workers in children’s services and representatives from the voluntary sector. Study on this course reflects the emphasis on integrated services in the delivery of patient care. As well as enhancing your own... [+]

Top Masters in Africa 2017. Health and Social Care - MSc part-time The MSc Health and Social Care is for all professionals who work in a health, social care or public context. A range of professionals choose to undertake this course; for example, nurses, midwives, health visitors, teachers, the police, workers in children’s services and representatives from the voluntary sector. Study on this course reflects the emphasis on integrated services in the delivery of patient care. As well as enhancing your own professional development, this course helps you to guide and support others in your profession in respect of their health and social care roles and responsibilities. The University of Bolton's postgraduate framework in Health and Social Care is extremely flexible. You can select one or two stand-alone modules to fill in gaps in your professional knowledge, or a take a number of modules and build up credits towards the postgraduate certificate, postgraduate diploma or full masters degree. The course challenges you to take a critical approach to your studies and professional development by enabling you to make practical and effective use of your learning in your professional role. In addition to gaining subject specific knowledge this programme enhances your research skills to make use of your developing depth of knowledge. About the course The impact of the Francis report (DOH 2013) on the NHS and delivery of higher education cannot be over estimated and has shifted the emphasis of health to a broader concept of patient welfare through integrated... [-]