Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Science in Community Health Practice(Community Health Practice) in Kenya

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Science in Community Health Practice(Community Health Practice)
  • Major Subject: Community Health Practice
  • Course Category: Degree
  • Average Study Duration: 4 Years

Colleges Offering Bachelor of Science in Community Health Practice(Community Health Practice)

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Universities Offering Bachelor of Science in Community Health Practice(Community Health Practice)

  • Amref International University , Nairobi  
    Course Entry Requirements:
    - KCSE (or equivalent) Certificate with a minimum aggregate of C+
    minimum of C in Biology and Chemistry
    minimum C in English/Kiswahili and Mathematics/Physics;
    - KACE with a minimum of two principal passes
    including Biology and subsidiary passes in Chemistry, Mathematics/Physics;
    - Diploma (with a mean grade of C) in Public Health, Environmental Health, Clinical Medicine, Pharmacy, Community Health, Human Nutrition;
    - The equivalent or Higher National Diploma (HND) in Public Health, Environmental Health, Clinical Medicine, Pharmacy, Community Health, Human Nutrition or the equivalent of any of these qualifications from an institution recognized by the University Senate.

    Tuition: KES 79,270 per trimester

    Mode of Study: Full time /Part time

    Course Outline:

    Year 1
    Trimester 1

    Communication Skills
    Critical Thinking and Academic writing
    Information Communication Technology
    Introduction to Social Psychology
    Principles of Community Health : Field work incorporated
    First Aid and Safety
    Trimester 2

    Medical Sociology and Anthropology
    Human Anatomy and Physiology
    HIV/AIDS Education
    Microbiology
    Biochemistry
    Culture and Ethics


    Overview
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    Entry Requirements
    Documents Required
    Career Destinations
    Next Steps
    A unique programme, the BSc. Community Health Practice provides the ideal start for a career in community health. Learning directly from the world-leading Amref Health Africa experts (currently running health programmes or with footprints in over 37 countries across the African continent. You also have the opportunity to simultaneously apply your knowledge and skills through organised practical sessions or field experience.

    The development of Bachelor of Science in Community Health Practice is informed by Amref Health Africa’s firm foundation in community health practice for over 60 years and Africa’s need for practitioners who are well equipped to ensure effective implementation of the universal health care. Inherent are the principles of diversity, equity and inclusivity.

    Course Outline

    Year 1

    Trimester 1

    Communication Skills
    Information Communication Technology
    Introduction to Social Psychology
    Critical Thinking and Academic writing
    Principles of Community Health : Field work incorporated
    First Aid and Safety

    Trimester 2

    Medical Sociology and Anthropology
    Human Anatomy and Physiology
    Culture and Ethics
    HIV/AIDS Education
    Microbiology
    Biochemistry

    Trimester 3

    Medical Parasitology
    Entomology
    Principles of Community Nutrition
    Principles of Environmental Health: Field work incorporated

    Year 2
    Trimester 1


    Communicable Diseases
    Epidemiology
    Behaviour Change Communication: Field work incorporated
    Biostatistics
    Maternal and Child Nutrition: Field work incorporated
    Community Entrepreneurship

    Trimester 2

    Demography and Population Studies
    Traditional and Complementary Medicine
    Non-Communicable Diseases
    Health Promotion
    Drug and Substance Abuse
    Principles of Community Health Strategy: Field work incorporated

    Trimester 3

    Research Methods
    Community Health Information Systems
    Disease Surveillance
    Applied Community Health Strategy
    Water, Sanitation and Hygiene: Field work incorporated

    Year 3
    Trimester 1

    Structured Field Practicum

    Community Strategy
    Disease Surveillance
    Research Data Collection
    Trimester 2

    Health Economics
    Health Information System
    Health Policy Development and Planning
    Reproductive Health
    Mental Health
    Project Management

    Trimester 3

    High Impact Interventions
    Needs Assessment and Partnership Development
    Disaster Risk Management: Field work incorporated
    Human Resources Management
    Resource Mobilisation

    Year 4
    Trimester 1

    Health Needs of Specialised Groups
    Global Health
    Research Project
    Health Systems Strengthening
    Monitoring & Evaluation

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