Master of Philosophy Program (MPhil)

The Master of Philosophy in Public Health degree (MPhil) is awarded to a candidate who, having critically investigated and evaluated an approved topic, has produced work at the forefront of knowledge, has demonstrated an understanding of research methods appropriate to the chosen field and has presented and successfully defended a thesis.
Some modules to be completed include: Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Research Methods and Advanced Epidemiology & Biostatistics - Quantitative Methods among others.

Admission Criteria:
Applicants should:
• Have a good concept paper/proposal of a research topic or subject. The concept note should focus on development of an operational research following the key points suggested in the concept note format.
• Have a minimum of two years working experience in the health sector
• Have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Health sciences and related fields: Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Nursing, Radiology, Nutrition, Clinical Psychology, Kynesitherapy, Midwifery, Laboratory, Veterinary, Biology, Biochemistry, Social Sciences, Demography, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Journalism.
• Be proficient in English
• Be computer literate

NB: Registration may only take place with the approval of the Institution’s Senate in relation to i) the suitability of the candidate to undertake research; ii) the program of research; and iii) the supervision arrangements and research facilities.