The Masters in Tropical and Infectious Diseases is designed to build core Infectious Disease Control teams consisting of physicians, dentists, pharmacists, nurses, epidemiologists and biologists; capable of predicting disease outbreak, carrying out disease surveillance and controlling disease epidemics. The established core teams will be expected to work closely with the relevant ministries, non-governmental and international organizations to combat and control diseases.
The MSc. TID covers a minimum of four (4) semesters and a maximum of twelve (12) semesters of fifteen (15) weeks each.
A candidate is required to take minimum of three (3) course units and a maximum of five (5) course units in a semester.
WID 601 – Medical Parasitology
WID 603 – Medical Entomology
WID 605 – Medical Microbiology
WID 607 – Virology and Prion Infections
WID 609 – Immunology
WID 602 – Molecular Biology
WID 604 –Pharmacology and Therapeutics
WID 606 – Clinical Microbiology
WID 608 – Non-Infectious Tropical Conditions
WID 610 - Research Methods
WID 701 – Tropical Paediatrics and Maternal Health
WID 703 – Social Science and Health
WID 705 - Epidemiology and Biostatistics
WID 707 – Health Systems Management
WID 709 – Tropical and Travel Medicine
WID 750 – Research Project
- Holders of Bachelors degree in Medicine & Surgery, Dental Surgery, Pharmacy, Nursing Sciences and Veterinary Medicine;
- Holders of upper second class honours degree in biomedical sciences with at least three years working experience in medical research or in disease control programmes.
- Holders of lower second class honours degree in biomedical sciences with at least ve years working experience in medical research or in disease control programmes.
- Any other equivalent qualifications to the above from institutions recognized by the Senate.
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