The Islamic University in Uganda (IUIU) has introduced a new course of Public Health for both Bachelor’s and Master’s levels at all IUIU campuses namely IUIU main campus, Kampala campus, Female’s campus kabojja, and Arua campus.
The new course of Public Health is under the Faculty of Health Science and all Entrants are expected to commence the Semester on 1st March 2022.
In an interview with Mr.Swaibu Ziwa, the Head of Department of Public Health at IUIU Kampala campus and the Coordinator of the course at all IUIU campuses he revealed to the lens media that, the course is so marketable at the moment in Uganda and the world at large.
” Of course, this course is among the most marketable currently, and it is open to all those who completed senior six when they did science combinations and those holding a diploma in any health science course while at Master’s level, it is open to all those with a Degree in Health Science course and those with at least second class upper Degree in any course,” he revealed.
He also told the Len media that the course will take three years for one to graduate at Bachelor’s level while a period of two years for Master’s.
The Faculty of health science was established in 2014 at IUIU and currently covers several courses namely Bachelor’s of medicine and Surgery, Bachelor’s of Biomedical Sciences, Bachelor’s of Nursing, Certificate in Nursing and Midwifery, Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery, and Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery Extension.