Faculty Of Health Science

Our Faculty of Health Sciences is dedicated to achieving excellence and advancing health through leadership in education in the health sciences, discovery, innovation, research, and exemplary health delivery services.

One main goal is to create and increase the access to professional training at all levels to enable graduates to find jobs. The objectives of the Faculty of Health Sciences are in line with this goal. It strives to:

a. Train health professionals in the key areas that would ensure the accomplishment of the millennium development goals;

b. To conduct research in strategic areas that would provide the necessary evidence for teaching and the practice of the health professions at the highest possible level; and

c. To deliver service to selected communities in a manner that indorses partnership and dignity in human development.

Bachelor of Science in Public Health (Hons)

BSc (Hons) Public Health will enable you to gain an understanding of the multi-disciplinary approaches to public health. You will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively prepare for and to establish a career in a wide range of public health related areas.

A range of modules will be studied, on topics including violence and world health. Some modules will be studied alongside other health and social care students, which will broaden your understanding of public health, and provide you with opportunities for interdisciplinary learning.

Why This Program

Our BSc (Hons) Public Health will prepare you to gain an understanding of the multi-disciplinary approaches to public health in Somalia and the world perspective. 

As a graduate of this program you will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively prepare for and to establish a career in a wide range of public health related areas.

Career Prospects

This course will prepare our students to move into the field of public health employment. Many International agencies, local NGOs and Government agencies offer opportunities within the public health.  A variety of occupational roles are possible, such as:

  • Public health practitioner
  • Health improvement lead
  • Health promoter / Health advisor
  • Health inequalities worker
  • Health protection practitioner
  • Public health intelligence analyst
  • Childhood obesity programme co-ordinator
  • Mental health promotion specialist
  • Sexual health advisor
  • Community development officer
  • Research assistant
  • Community safety analyst
  • Health lecturer
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Duration

Full time 3 years

Part-time or 1yr for placement 4 years

Internship

3 yrs program

for a 3 months internship.

Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management (Hons)

In the ever-challenging field of healthcare in our country take the first step to a career towards in healthcare management, our BSc Healthcare Management provides you a unique opportunity to explore a range of career-focused modules of both areas.

Why us?

Our program aims to create and  develop the skills and behaviours required for the national and international professionals working within a complex healthcare system. 

This course develops the knowledge, skills, behaviours and attitudes to create  healthcare workers in practice and organizations while encompassing current, national and  international healthcare priorities.

Career Prospects

With our Healthcare Management degree, you’ll be able to progress in a broad range of healthcare and associated management environments.

You can also consider careers in  public, private or community healthcare services in Somalia and in the region; or you could build your career in a variety of management contexts such as hospital, project or programme management.

 

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Duration

Full time 3 years

Part-time or 1yr for placement 4 years

Internship

3 yrs program

for a 3 months internship.

Bachelor of Science in Health Psychology (Hons)

Health Psychology deals with the impact of psychology on the motivations, thoughts and feelings underpinning human health related behaviours.

This degree focuses on how you can apply the knowledge of psychology to promote healthier lifestyles. You’ll explore ways to facilitate positive behaviour change to help people lose weight or stop smoking, for example. 

Why us?

Our BSc Health Psychology course is one of the only programs in the country that deals with the impact of psychology on the traumas,  motivations, thoughts and feelings underpinning human health related behaviours.

Why This Program

Studying Humanities and Social Sciences will help you develop strong skills in critical thinking, problem-solving, and writing. These are attributes you can take into any career.

You will also get opportunities to assume international exchanges, volunteering, and internships – amazing experiences that will help you build the main skills and personal qualities employers are looking for.

In our Bachelor of Humanities and Social Issues Studies, you will learn how to think critically and develop high-level skills in communication, interpretation, and creativity. You could hone your language skills in a native-speaking country, or volunteer in nongovernment organizations across the world.

Career Prospects

The BSc Health Psychology programme would specifically provide opportunities for careers in: Academia; Physical or Mental Health Care Services; Public Health; leading health initiatives such Diabetes Prevention Programmes; working in Improving Access to Psychological Therapies and Private Practice.

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Duration

Full time 3 years

Part-time or 1yr for placement 4 years

Internship

3 yrs program

for a 3 months internship.