Diploma

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY HEALTH (DCH) – AT AMREF INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY

Applicants for admission into the DCH programme should meet the following requirements:

  1. KCSE (or its equivalent) certificate with a minimum aggregate of C and minimum of C in Biology and Chemistry and C in English/Kiswahili and Maths/Physics. Three (3) years relevant working experience.
  2. Certificate course from a recognized institution.

Duration of Diploma Programmes: 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.

Undergraduate

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ENVIROMENTAL HEALTH (BSC. EVH)

All candidates admitted to the Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Health in the School of Public Health must satisfy the following requirements: -

  1. They must satisfy common University regulations on admission.
  1. In addition, candidates must obtain at least the minimum mean grade of C+ at KCSE and an average of C+ in Biology, English and Chemistry and either Physics or math’s and a weighted cluster points of 28 and above. OR

“A” level: 3 Principle passes in Biology and Chemistry and either Physics and Mathematics

  1. Those holding qualifications equivalent to the above from institutions recognized by Moi University Senate may also be considered.
  2. Candidates with Ordinary or Higher Diploma in Environmental Health from recognized institutions and who fulfill all other University entrance requirements may be considered for admission, provided the College of Health Sciences Board recommends and the Senate approves it. Such candidates must have a minimum of credit in ordinary Diploma programme.

Duration of Undergraduate Programmes: The programme shall normally be four years.

Postgraduate

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR MASTER OF PUBLIC HEALTH (MPH)

The common regulations and requirements for Masters degrees of Moi University shall apply. In addition, an applicant must satisfy the following requirements.

  1. A Health Sciences related degree OR
  2. Upper Second class honors and above in relevant discipline from Moi University or its equivalent from other recognized Universities.
  3. At least ONE year working Experience

Duration of MPH Programme: The duration of the programme shall be a minimum of two (2) academic years of full time study. An academic year is divided into two Semesters, each comprising 16 weeks. The programme shall be by coursework, examination and Thesis. The coursework will be covered during the first year of study while research and thesis will be undertaken in the second year of study.

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