Postgraduate Diploma in Biomedical Research Methodology (PGD-RM)

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Study Mode: Part Time (5:00pm - 8:00pm) Mondays to Fridays

The course targets graduates in biological disciplines, veterinary science, medicine and social sciences who intend to pursue research activities at various levels including higher degree programmes (MSc. and PhD) in tertiary institutions.


Persons with the listed minimum qualications shown below from the University of Nairobi or any other institutions recognized by the Senate will be eligible to apply:


1. Holders of bachelors degree in Medicine and Surgery, Veterinary Medicine, Dental Sciences, Nursing Sciences and Pharmacy;


2. Holders of bachelors degree lower second class honours in Biological and Social Sciences;


3. Holders of a pass degree in the areas specied in 2 above with at least two years of research / work experience.

 

COURSE OUTLINE:

UNIT CODE

UNIT TITLE

NO. OF HOURS

WRM 601

Computer Applications in Research

60

WRM 602

Operational Health Research

45

WRM 603

Scientific Communication

45

WRM 604

Health Economics, Policy and Planning

45

WRM 605

Qualitative Research Methods

60

WRM 606

Proposal Development

60

WRM 607

Quantitative Research Methods

90

WRM 609

Data Management and Analysis

90

WRM 611

Strategic Planning and Ethics in Research

45

WRM 620

Research Project

180

 

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