The MSc. in Medical Statistics course aims at training personnel to serve in the fields of national health systems, the pharmaceutical industry, and in research which is important to the development of a country. The course equips such personnel with the relevant knowledge of theoretical and practical aspects of statistics and their applications in health research.
The MSc. degree in Medical Statistics covers a minimum duration of four (4) semesters and maximum duration of ten (10) semesters of fifteen (15) weeks each
WMS 601 – Statistical Methods I
WMS 603 – Epidemiological Methods I
WMS 605 – Data Management and Statistical Computing
WMS 607 – Sample Survey Methods
WMS 608 – Health Services Survey and Statistics
WMS 602 – Statistical Methods II
WMS 604 – Epidemiological Methods II
WMS 606 – Multivariate Statistical Methods
WMS 609 – Design & Analysis of Clinical Trials
WMS 610 – Statistical Genetics I
WMS 701 – Advanced Statistical Models
WMS 703 – Statistical Demography
WMS 705 – Statistical Methods for Survival Data
WMS 707 – Professional Issues in Medical Statistics
WMS 709 – Modeling Dynamics of Infectious and Communicable Diseases
WMS 717 – Spatial Statistical Methods in Health Sciences
WMS 750 – Project
Holders of Bachelors degrees in Medicine & Surgery, Dental Sciences, Pharmacy, Veterinary Medicine and Nursing Sciences from the University of Nairobi.
Holders of at least an upper second class Bachelors degree in Science, Engineering, Agriculture and Arts based subjects with strong mathematical background from the University of Nairobi.
Holders of a lower second class degree in the disciplines specified in (2) above plus postgraduate diploma or at least two years of relevant research/work experience in their respective fields.
Holders of a pass degree in the disciplines specified in(2) plus a post-graduate diploma in the relevant disciplines with at least two years of research/work experience.
Holders of a pass degree in the areas specified in (2) plus at least five years of research/work experience.
Any other qualifications equivalent to the above from institutions recognized by the Senate of the University of Nairobi.
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