Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT)
Bachelor of Science in Public Health
- Bachelors Degree Program
- Duration : 4years
Bachelor of Science in Public Health at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT) provides training in the range of skills involved in keeping people healthy and preventing disease, including: Assessing health and wellbeing of populations, Investigating public health problems, Assessing the health impact of policy at local, national and global level.
Bachelor of Science in Public Health at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT) requires the following minimum entries;
A holder of KCSE (or equivalent examination) certificate with a minimum aggregate of C+ and minimum of C in Biology and Chemistry and C- in English/Kiswahili and Maths/ Physics.
A holder of KACE with a minimum of two principal passes including Biology and subsidiary pass in Chemistry, Maths/ Physics.
Be a holder of a Diploma in Public Health, Environmental Health, Clinical Medicine, Pharmacy, Community Health, Human Nutrition or the equivalent of any of these qualifications as approved by Senate.
NB: Candidates with the relevant Diploma with a minimum of a credit pass, may, at the discretion of the JKUAT Senate, be exempted from one academic year of study.
Have a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Public Health, Clinical Medicine, Pharmacy, Human Nutrition, Community Health, Environmental Health or the equivalent of any of these from an Institution recognized by the University Senate.
NB: Candidates with HND, with a minimum of a credit pass may, at the discretion of the JKUAT Senate, be exempted from two academic years of study.
Be a holder of any other qualification accepted by the University Senate as equivalent to any of the above.
Bachelor of Science in Public Health at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT) equips students with the knowledge and skills to address relevant public health concerns.
Graduates fromBachelor of Science in Public Health at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT) are equipped with appropriate skills and knowledge to identify public health problems, design solutions to those problems, and plan and execute appropriate public health interventions.
Bachelor of Science in Public Health at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT) has the following course units;
YEAR ONE UNIT CODE UNIT NAME HRD 2101 COMMUNICATION SKILLS HRD 2102 DEVELOPMENT STUDIES AND SOCIAL ETHICS IPH 2101 INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SMA 2104 MATHEMATICS FOR SCIENCE IPH 2105 TECHNICAL DRAWING SCH 2107 INORGANIC CHEMISTRY IPH 2106 COMPARATIVE ANATOMY OF FOOD ANIMALS I IPH 2106 COMPARATIVE ANATOMY OF FOOD ANIMALS II SCH 2108 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY SZL 2111 HIV/AIDS AFS 2201 MICROBIOLOGY I ICH 2101 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IPH 2104 BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES IPH 2102 HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY IPH 2103 HUMAN ANATOMY ICH 2106 BIOCHEMISTRY YEAR TWO UNIT CODE UNIT NAME IPH 2203 PUBLIC AND COMMUNITY HEALTH IPH 2213 QUALITY SURVEYING IPH 2201 PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN NUTRITION IPH 2204 PRINCIPLES OF FOOD PRESERVATION IPH 2205 FOOD QUALITY ASSURANCE IPH 2206 POST HARVEST PATHOLOGY MLS 2102 PHYSICS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES IPH 2207 MEDICAL PARASITOLOGY IPH 2202 MICROBIOLOGY II IPH 2208 MEDICAL MYCOLOGY IPH 2209 FOOD TOXICOLOGY AND FOOD BORNE DISEASES IPH 2210 ZOONOSES IPH 2211 FOOD INSPECTION AND HYGIENE I ICH 2210 MEDICAL VIROLOGY IPH 2212 MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGY AND PEST MANAGEMENT MLS 2131 FIRST AID IPH 2216 ATTACHMENT I YEAR THREE UNIT CODE UNIT NAME IPH 2301 MATERNAL CHILD HEALTH AND NUTRITION IPH 2313 BUILDING MATERIAL SCIENCES IPH 2302 FOOD BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOSAFETY IPH 2304 PRINCIPLES OF IMMUNOLOGY IPH 2305 EPIDEMIOLOGY I MLS 2330 BIOSTATISTICS ICH 2311 WATER SAFETY AND QUALITY CONTROL ICH 2304 LIQUID WASTE MANAGEMENT IPH 2306 EPIDEMILOGY II IPH 2314 BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND TECHNOLOGY IPH 2315 DRAINAGE AND CONSERVANCY IPH 2307 FOOD INSPECTION AND HYGIENE II IPH 2308 DISASTER MANAGEMENT IPH 2309 HEALTH EDUCATION AND PROMOTION IPH 2310 COMMUNICABLE DISEASES IPH 2311 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY IPH 2312 ATTACHMENT II (8 WEEKS) YEAR FOUR UNIT CODE UNIT NAME HRD 2401 ENTREPRENEURSHIP SKILLS ICH 2401 MENTAL HEALTH IPH 2401 PROFESSIONAL ETHICS AND LEGAL FRAMEWORK IPH 2402 DISEASE SURVEILLANCE IPH PORT HEALTH IPH 2412 RURAL, URBAN PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT IPH 2403 ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION IPH 2404 NUTRITION INTERVENTION MLS 2430 RESEARCH PROJECT (1 UNIT) IPH 2406 HEALTH AND NUTRITION IN EMERGENCIES IPH 2407 ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT IPH 2408 OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY IPH 2409 CONTROL AND PREVENTION OF NON COMMUNICABLE AND LIFESTYLE DISEASES IPH 2410 PUBLIC HEALTH LAWS AND LEGISLATION IPH 2411 HEALTH SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT MLS 2430 RESEARCH PROJECT (1 UNIT)