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Call for Applications: Master of Public Health Nutrition

  • In General
  • 11 Feb 2020 - 4:07pm
  • By Mark Wamai
  • 2,455
A mother and her baby smile for the camera at MUARIK, CAES, Makerere University, Wakiso Uganda. Date taken: 13th August 2020. MPHN exposes students to hands-on experience of the real-life challenges in nutrition and the interrelationships between nutrition and health.

The Academic Registrar Makerere University invites applications for the Master of Public Health Nutrition (MPHN). The programme aims at training competent professional Public Health Nutrition practitioners who will contribute towards improving Health and Nutrition wellbeing of the population of Uganda and beyond. 

With a curriculum developed by field staff from humanitarian, academia and international organizations, students are exposed to hands-on experience of the real-life challenges in nutrition and the interrelationships between nutrition and health. 

The program is open to Ugandans and non-Ugandans who fulfill the admission requirements. The requirements described below are the minimum academic conditions for admission: 

  • A degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, Medicine or Nursing, or any other Medical Discipline from a recognised institution. 
  • A degree in any biological sciences from a recognised institution for example: Food Science and Technology, Veterinary Medicine, Sports Sciences, Home Economics, Agriculture and other relevant courses. 
  • A degree in Arts or Social Sciences having obtained at least a credit in Mathematics at the Ordinary Level. Field experience is an added advantage.

For enquiries about this programme, please Email: hbukirwa[at]musph.ac.ug or contact Hanipher on +256-782-036721

To apply, please click here for detailed instructions.

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