Postgraduate
Programme Code:
09MOHS
Duration:
1.00
Mode of Study:
Full Time, Part Time
Accreditation:
NQF Level 9, Credits 240

Master of Health Sciences

Course Overview

The Master of Health Sciences is a postgraduate degree programme by full thesis at NQF level 9. It aims at developing skilled individuals with the ability to conceptualise, develop and conduct applied research in the field of Health Sciences. The degree is designed for candidates with Health Sciences background who seek to deepen and enhance competencies in specific area of Health Sciences. The programme builds on previously acquired theoretical and practical knowledge at NQF level 8 and other industrial experiences to investigate and develop innovative ideas and products to solve problems in the field of Health Sciences. Hence, it is designed to enhance critical thinking and applied techniques in order to contribute meaningfully to the advancement of innovative and applied research in Health Sciences for the benefit of the society.

Admissions Requirements

Candidates may be considered for admission into the Master of Health Sciences if they possess a Bachelor of Environmental Health Sciences, Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences or Bachelor of Emergency Medical Care Honours at NQF Level 8 from the Namibia University of Science and Technology or equivalent qualification from recognised institutions. A four-year tertiary pre-NQF qualification with emphasis in Health Sciences may also be considered. Hence, holders of appropriate qualifications in Health Sciences that meet the requirements will be considered on a case-by-case basis depending on internal capacity.

Career Opportunities

Health Information Systems Manager.

Some of the Subjects You Will Study

Year 1
Semester 1

Course Code

Course Title

Prerequisite

THS911S

Thesis

None

                                   
Semester 2

THS912S

Thesis

None

Year 2
Semester 3

THS913S

Thesis

None

Semester 4

THS914S

Thesis

None

Year 3
Semester 5

THS915X

Thesis Extension

None

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