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Top Master Degrees in Health in Kenya 2017

Master

A master’s program is a specialized degree that is typically obtained by individuals who want to focus their learning in a specific area. Earning a Master of Science, MA, or MBA is a smart choice for students as it may provide a competitive edge in an aggressive job market.

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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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 in Kenya Masters 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... [-]

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. 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 by Senate. Candidates must possess... [-]

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. [+]

Top in Kenya Masters 2017. 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:... [-]