Msc in Epidemiology and Biostatistics

This course is designed to cover the basic and advanced concepts of epidemiology and many advanced techniques in bio statistics and therefore to train personnel who are able to and competent in analyzing and interpreting data.

The course aims to equip graduates with knowledge in epidemiology and bio statistics and that have latest skills in analytical epidemiology and bio statistics.

 Objectives

At the end of the course students will be able to C communicate with other epidemiologists and bio statisticians about technical issues and problems and be able to work within a health team to analyse data.

Apply the skills to the current major health related problems.

U understand current medical literature and enhance critical analysis of research findings in order to make appropriate decisions.

Design and carry out different types of epidemiological studies independently or in collaboration.

Advance to higher education, especially PhD and later  postdoctoral studies.

Curriculum overview Modules to be covered

In total there are 25 modules

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Degree award

A candidate who fulfils the above conditions shall be awarded the degree of Master of Science in Epidemiology and Applied Bio statistics of Tumaini University Makumira, KCMU College.