School of Public Health

Moi University
School of Public Health
P.O. Box 4606,
Eldoret, Kenya

Tel: +254 (0)53 316 36
Fax: +254 (0)53 316 37
Email: iphmu@africaonline.co.ke
Internet: http://www.mu.ac.ke/


Courses on this page:    Master of Public Health
Diploma in Community Health

Course Title Master of Public Health (MPH)
Institution Eldoret: School of Public Health
Country Kenya
Type Research Degree: M.Sc. / M.Phil. / Ph.D.
Topics Public/Global Health: Epidemiology and Disease Control
Management: Health Services Management
Management: Hospital Management
Health Research and Methods: Statistics
Health Research and Methods: Epidemiology
Language English
Location Eldoret, Kenya
Objectives/
Content

Core Courses: Each student must take these core courses during the first semester of the first year of study: Each module is about 3 units.

  • Principles of Epidemiology
  • Principles of Public Health
  • Basic Biostatistic
  • Research Methods
  • Social Dimensions of Health
  • Organizational Design &Management

Specialization Courses: The following sub-specialty areas of the MPH degree programme are currently available:

1. Health Services Management
2. Hospital Administration
3. Health Promotion
4. Disaster Management
5. Maternal and Child Health
6. Epidemiology and Disease Control
7. Occupational Health and Safety
8. Human Nutrition

Next Beginning September 2009
Appl. Deadline March 1 of every year
Duration The masters' degree programme normally takes two years of full-time attendance, distributed over four semesters; whereas doctorate degree programmes take between three and five years of full-time study. Plans are underway to start distance learning programs.
Structure Our MPH Programis 2 year consisting of first year of course work and in the second year the student under take thier research.
Participants'
Profile

Since the program is multi disciplinary, admissions are open to candidates from a wide range of disciplines and backgrounds. Examples include: medical doctors, nurses, hospital administrators, nutritionists, and social scientists with science or art degrees.

Requirements A first degree in biological, social or any of the health sciences from a recognized university is mandatory for the institute's master's degree programmes. Potential candidates must have obtained a first or second class undergraduate degree certificates.
Scholarship Students can compete for University wide scholarships that are advertised on campus. In addition Kenyan nationals are encouraged to seek loans from the Higher Education Loans Board. There are limited opportunities available through collaborative research grants. Potential candidates are encouraged to source for and secure commitment for funding before applying.
Course fee

First Year: Arts Based 90,800 Science Based: 115,300
Sescond Year: Arts Based 90,800 Science Based: 115,300
(in Kenyan Shillings: 1 USD current is KES 74.00)
See also

For further
information

Office of the Dean
Tel: +254 (0)53 316 36
Fax: +254 (0)53 316 37
Email: deansph@mu.ac.ke
Internet: http://www.mu.ac.ke/academic/schools/sph/mphilph.html

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Course Title Diploma in Community Health
Institution Eldoret: School of Public Health
Country Kenya
Type Diploma
Topics Public/Global Health: Community, Rural and Urban Health
Public/Global Health: Promotion and Prevention
Healthcare areas: Health Promotion and Education
Health Determinants: Nutrition and Malnutrition
Health Research and Methods: Statistics
Health Research and Methods: Epidemiology
Language English
Location Eldoret, Kenya
Objectives/
Content

Courses: 1st Term

  • Principles of Community Health
  • Teaching Methodology
  • Basic Computer Applications
  • Epidemiology and Biostatics
  • Research Methodology

2nd Term

  • Behavior, Health Education and Health Promotion
  • Prevention and Control of Common Diseases
  • Community Based Health Care (CBHC)
  • Family Health and Nutrition

3rd Term

  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Disaster Preparedness and Management
  • Health Services Management
  • Research Project
  • E Electives
Next Beginning September 2009
Appl. Deadline March 1 of every year
Duration 1 year
Structure The programme will take 12 months and will cover 40 units, which are distributed within three (3) terms. The programme is competence based, and the courses are organized in a logical, sequential order to facilitate the process of learning. The students will be required to undertake an elective course and a research project, which will require close supervision by experienced practitioners and researchers. The course will be implemented using the modular approach and innovative teaching/learning methods.
For further
information

Office of the Dean
Tel: +254 (0)53 316 36
Fax: +254 (0)53 316 37
Email: deansph@mu.ac.ke
Internet: http://www.mu.ac.ke/academic/schools/sph/dipcommhealth.html

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