Master in Africa

Top Master Degrees in Health 2018 in Africa

A master is a graduate degree that is meant to be completed after finishing a bachelor. Although they may take between one and three years of study, most master's programs may be completed in about two years.

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Top Master Degree in Health in Africa 2018

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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. [+]

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 program 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 Master's program 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 program will enable the trainee to acquire adequate skills for planning, executing, analyzing, reporting and evaluating research projects.... [-]


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. [+]

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.... [-]


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 the delivery of training of innovative and creative public health professionals and researchers and in addition to improving community engagement.

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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 the delivery of training of innovative and creative public health professionals and researchers and in addition to improving 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... [-]


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 [+]

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. [+]

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

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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. [+]

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

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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

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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. [+]

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

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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

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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. [+]

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

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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 ... [-]

MCur (Coursework)

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 year February 2018 South Africa Port Elizabeth + 1 more

The coursework masters programmes prepare candidates for advanced practice in a specialised field of nursing science and provides an internationally marketable qualification. [+]

MCur - Coursework

The coursework masters programmes prepare candidates for advanced practice in a specialised field of nursing science and provides an internationally marketable qualification.

The programme comprises the following first year modules:

Fundamental of Nursing Nursing Theories Contemporary Ethical Issues in Nursing Research Methodology Treatise Foundations of Advanced General Nursing Science Clinical Pharmacology for Nurses Dynamics of Clinical Nursing

Second year modules:

Advanced Medical and Surgical Nursing Science (2 modules) Advanced Medical and Surgical Nursing Science Practica

The programme comprises the following first year modules: ... [-]


Master in Sustainable Malaria Control

University of Pretoria
Campus Full time February 2018 South Africa Pretoria

The Research Centre for Sustainable Malaria Control aims to promote collaborative research within the University of Pretoria on safer and sustainable malaria control and management. [+]

Master in Sustainable Malaria Control

The Research Centre for Sustainable Malaria Control aims to promote collaborative research within the University of Pretoria on safer and sustainable malaria control and management. All the departments involved have established research programmes with a focus on the elimination of malaria and the promotion of health. Since the research groups in various faculties share the aim of combating malaria effectively without risk to human health, it was strategic to combine all research conducted in this field in a research theme in order to create new opportunities for postgraduate students and to guide policymakers on this issue.

The vision of the Centre is to make a substantial contribution towards ridding Africa of the endemic scourge of malaria by:... [-]