The Recently Introduced Postgraduate Programmes

MSc. HI
The ongoing research and development on health information systems (HIS) including DHIS2 software implementation across different countries in Africa provides an arena for comparative case studies and sharing experience. The programme aims to address the gap, both knowledge and practical, between the areas of integrated health and modern information technologies in order to address local, national, and regional HIS needs in Africa. Visit Msc. Health Informatics
MSc. ISM
The power of ICT has grown much more rapidly than the ability of organizations to apply and use it. Organizations in Africa face various technical and organizational challenges in building and using secure information systems. Therefore, managers with proper knowledge and understanding of information systems management are required in Africa. Generally, the programme provides theoretical and practical knowledge with the broad perspective needed to implement and manage secure information systems. visit Msc. Information Systems Management
Msc. CITSE
The drive to improve the economy of African countries depends on having reliable, efficient and affordable electrical power supply for industries, services and households. There are number of challenges in realizing a reliable power source due to management, monitoring and controlling challenges. This programme aims to build capacity in Smart Grid for electric power systems.Visit Msc. in Computer and IT Systems Engineering

The main objective of this program is to address the gap, both theoretical and practical, between the areas of integrated health and modern information technologies in order to address local and international health needs through improved access to health information.

Entry Requirements

The minimum admission qualification is BSc. Degree in Informatics or related fields or BSc. Degree in Health Sciences or related qualifications with an overall grade average of B or higher. In addition, a minimum of one-year work experience is required. It is an evening program and the duration is 24 months.

Semester I

 

No.

Code

Course Name

Credits

1.      

IS 623

Information Systems Development and Implementation

12.0

2.      

IS 668

Essentials of  Healthcare System, Management, and Planning

8.0

3.      

IS 669

Concepts of Health Informatics

8.0

4.      

IS 619

Organization and Management of Information Systems

12.0

TOTAL (Core)

40.0

Elective (Minimum 12 credits)

5.      

IS 620

Information Security and Risk Management

12.0

6.      

IS 630

e-Waste and Disposal Management

8.0

7.      

IS 643

Database Management Systems

12.0

8.      

IS 643

Database Management Systems

12.0

TOTAL (Minimum)

52

Semester II

 

No.

Code

Course Name

Credits

1.      

IS 605

Research Methodology 

12.0

2.      

IS 660

Monitoring and Evaluation for Health Programmes

8.0

3.      

IS 661

Healthcare Information Systems

8.0

4.      

IS 662

Principles and methods of epidemiology

12.0

TOTAL (Core)

40.0

Elective (Minimum 8 credits)

5.      

IS 612

Advanced Database Management Systems

12.0

6.      

IS 625

IT Projects and Change Management

12.0

7.      

IS 627

Advanced Object Oriented Analysis and Design

12.0

8.      

IS 631

Data warehousing and Data Mining

8.0

9.      

IS 632

Computer law and Intellectual Property Rights

8.0

10.  

IS 633

Mobile Software Development

12.0

11.  

IS 646

Strategic Information Systems

12.0

12.  

IS 649

Principles of Geographic Information Systems

12.0

TOTAL (Minimum)

48

Semester I

No.

Code

Course Name

Credits

1.      

IS 663

Public Health Statistics

12.0

2.      

IS 666

Integrated Health Information System Architecture

12.0

TOTAL (Minimum)

24.0

Elective (Minimum 8 credits)

3.      

IS 641

Human Computer Interaction

12.0

TOTAL (Minimum)

24.0

 

No.

Code

Course Name

Credits

1.      

IS 699

Masters Dissertation

 60.0

TOTAL

60.0

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