Bachelor of Science in Public Health

Course Overview

This is a three year Programme of intensive lectures, writing course
works and considerable field practical exercises.

Course Duration: 3 Years

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Direct Entry Scheme

  1. i) At least 5 passes at Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE)

obtained at the same sitting or its equivalent; and

  1. ii) At least 2 principal passes at Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) obtained at the same sitting or its equivalent.

Diploma Holders

 

A good diploma from a recognized institution as determined by the

University Senate

 

Mature Age Entry

  1. i) The applicant should be 25 years of age and above.
  2. ii) Must have passed mature age entry examinations organized by a recognised body as authorized by the National Council for Higher Education.

Year 1 Semester I


Code                 Course Name                              LH     PH     CH    CU
BPH31101 Introduction to Health

Promotion and Education

60 00 60 04
BPH31102 Public Health in Uganda 60 00 60 04
BPH31103 Primary Health Care 60 00 60 04
BPH31104 Occupational and

environment health

60 00 60 04
BPH31105 Health services management 60 00 60 04
BPH31106 Epidemiology 45 30 60 04


Year 1 Semester 2


Code                 Course Name                              LH     PH     CH    CU
BPH31201 Health policies and systems 60 00 60 04
BPH31202 Hygiene, Food, and Health 45 30 60 04
BPH31203 Medical Microbiology/

Entomology

45 30 60 04
BPH31204 Applied Health Care Ethics 60 00 60 04
BPH31205 Communicable and non- communicable diseases 45 30 60 04
BPH31206 Public Health

Administration

60 00 60 04


Year 2 Semester I


Code                 Course Name                             LH    PH     CH     CU
BPH32101 Cultural Competence in

Health care delivery

60 00 60 04
BPH32102 Nutrition and metabolism 60 00 60 04
BPH32103 Population and Health 45 15 60 04
BPH32104 Health care system and data management 45 30 60 04
BPH32105 Water and Sanitation 45 30 60 04
BPH32106 Disaster response and emergency management 45 30 60 04


Year 2 Semester 2


Code                 Course Name                             LH     PH    CH     CU
BPH32201 Health Economics 60 00 60 04
BPH32202 Principles of Human resources mgt 60 00 60 04
BPH32203 Tropical medicine 45 30 60 04
BPH32204 International health

development

60 00 60 04
BPH32205 Biostatistics 45 30 60 04
BPH32206 Industrial training 00 150 75 05


Year 3 Semester 1


Code                Course Name                                LH     PH    CH   CU
BPH33101 Genetic Epidemiology 60 60 04
BPH33102 Diseases of Public Health

importance

60 60 04
BPH33103 Health care Financial

Management

60 60 04
BPH33104 Strategic Leadership for

Health and Wellbeing

60 00 60 04
BPH33105 Nutrition and Metabolism 60 00 60 04
BPH33106 Management and planning of

Public Health Systems

60 00 60 04


Year 3 Semester 2


Code                Course Name                                LH     PH    CH   CU
BPH33201 Emerging and Re-emerging infections 45 30 60 04
BPH33202 Organizational Behaviour in

Health and social Care

60 00 60 04
BPH33203 Health and Social care

management

60 00 60 04
BPH33204 Health communication, theory and practice 45 30 60 04
BPH33205 Health care monitoring and

Evaluation

45 30 60 04
BPH33206 Dissertation 00 150 75 05