Masters in public Health (MPH)

Moi University
Kenya
  • Duration
    18 months
  • Type
    University programme
  • Level
    Masters
Location

Eldoret

Degree

Masters in Public Health

Description

Academic programme part of the PeriPeri U (Partners Enhancing Resilience for People Exposed to Risk) consortium's academic activities.

The Masters programme focuses on the synergies between disaster risk reduction and management and public health.

Programme structure:

The Masters in Public Health programme comprises course work and a thesis (a total of 51 units). This includes 18 units of the six core common courses and 18 units of courses in various areas of specialization. 15 units comprise student research and the preparation of a thesis. In their second year of study, students may take up to six units of optional courses, after satisfactory completion of the core and required courses. The course is offered as a day programme at Moi University’s Eldoret campus and as a night programme at its Nairobi and African Medical Research Fund (AMREF) campus (also in Nairobi). The evening courses are tailored towards working professionals who want to combine work and study. The units are offered on modular basis.

Assessment & examination:

Course assessment is through assignments, term papers, class presentations, end of semester examinations and by thesis. There are two semesters in an academic year, which runs from July to December and January to June of each year.

Themes

- Disaster management and preparedness
- Health services management
- Epidemiology and Disease control
- Health promotion
- Human nutrition

Admission requirement

- Hold a first or second class upper or lower division degree from Moi University or the
equivalent from any university or institution recognised by the Moi University senate
- This degree should be in a discipline that is relevant to the applicant's area of specialisation, including the biological, social and health sciences or other closely allied disciplines
- Candidates must have at least 2 years of relevant work experience

Frequency

Annual

Language

English

Application procedure

For application details please contact Dean, School of Public Health, Moi University. Tel: +254 - 53 - 2031637, Fax: +254 - 53 – 2031637, Email: peninahmasibosph@mu.ac.ke

Contact

Dean, School of Public Health, Moi University. Tel: +254 - 53 - 2031637, Fax: +254 - 53 – 2031637, Email: peninahmasibosph@mu.ac.ke

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