The two-year programme aims at creating a critical mass of Masters credentialed faculty and healthcare professionals with the requisite Biomedical, Clinical, Social Sciences and Policy related knowledge and skills to improve the capacity of health systems to manage infections and contain antimicrobial resistance.
The program is designed to improve key infection related health statistics in Malawi and other countries in the SADC region by conducting research and generating evidence on the nature and extent of AMR with a view to designing context specific interventions for its containment.
Students will undertake taught modules in the first academic year and part of the first semester of the second year. The second semester of the second year will be dedicated to research.
Graduates from the programs are expected to champion and set up antimicrobial stewardship programs in health care settings, conduct research in Antimicrobial stewardship and join academic institutions as Lecturers.
Candidates are eligible for admission into the MSc HS Antimicrobial Stewardship program if they have obtained the following: MBBS, BSc in Pharmacy, Epidemiology, Pharmacology, Laboratory Sciences and Nursing. And first degree in any relevant scientific discipline.
Calls for applications for masters’ students are advertised all-year round on the university’s website, http://www.kuhes.ac.mw. Applications are made through a postgraduate application form downloadable from the website and submitted to the office of the Assistant Registrar. For more information, visit the Central registry. Potential candidates may be invited for oral interviews.
Applications for this postgraduate programme should include:
KUHeS POSTGRADUATE POOL NATIONAL BANK OF MALAWI CHICHIRI BRANCH ACCOUNT NUMBER: 698881 CURRENT ACCOUNT
Application forms that do not meet the requirements stated above will not be processed. Completed application should be sent:
The Registrar, Kamuzu University of Health Sciences College of Medicine Private Bag 360 Chichiri Blantyre 3, Malawi Attention: Assistant Registrar (Academic) Tel: + 265 (0) 1 874 107, Fax +265 (0) 1 874 700 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Copy: email@example.com.
Tuition and Fees
Non-Malawians (SADC): $6,000
Non-Malawians (non-SADC): $8,000
Limited bursaries are available on a case-by-case basis. For more information about funding and scholarships for Masters students, contact the Scholarships office on firstname.lastname@example.org