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Kenya is regarded as one of the countries in Africa with their top university being the University of Nairobi. Last year, the Kenyan government, upgraded 15 institutions to fully university status in a bid to increase the student’s accessibility to these universities.

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Master of Public Health

Kenyatta University
Campus Full time 2 years January 2017 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. [+]

Top Master Degrees in Public Health in Kenya. 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 Informatics HPH 804: Project Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation HPH 805: Behavioral Sciences and Health Promotion HPH 806: Applied Epidemiology HEH 809: Occupational Health & Safety HPH 808: Infectious Disease Dynamics HPH 809: Community Health and Primary Health Care HPH 815: Thesis (Year 2) Master of Public Health (Monitoring and Evaluation) 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 Informatics HPH 804: Project Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation HPH 805: Behavioral Sciences and Health Promotion HPH 810: Impact evaluation HPH 811: Monitoring & Evaluating Maternal, Child Health and Nutritional Programs HPH 812: Monitoring and Evaluation of malaria control and Prevention programs HPH 813: Monitoring and Evaluation of HIV/AIDS and TB Programs HPH 815: Thesis (Year 2) [-]