UNIMAK Bachelor of Science in Public Health Course
UNIMAK Bachelor of Science in Public Health Course – see details below:
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN PUBLIC HEALTH (B.Sc. PH)
This is a four year programme that aims to combine theory and research with practical training suitable to award a Bachelor of Science (HONS) in Public Health from the University of Makeni. This program is a multidisciplinary, flexible degree that provides students with the opportunity to learn key principles in public health, health programmes and policy leading to a wide range of careers in a health field. The degree is approved by TEC and supported by many foreign academic institutions such as the University of Cambridge (UK), the Uni- versity of Roma Tor Vergata (Italy) and the University of San Pablo (Spain).
An applicant must be a holder of 5 WASSCE or equivalent exams including English Language (score ≤ “5”) and biology, chemistry, phys- ics/core science, additional mathematics, health science.
Bachelor of Science (HONS) Public Health Major in Epidemiology (4 years Total)
Bachelor of Science (HONS) Public Health Major in Medical Laboratory Sciences (4 years Total)
All students receive the same foundation courses irrespective of their specific fields of study.
Each foundation course module includes 2 credits hours of instruction and students are placed for internship at the end of year 2 , 3 and 4.
In addition, at the end of year four (4), students submit a dissertation (supervised by a lecturer in the department) on a topic of the stu- dent’s choice, related to a broad area within their programme of study.