Master of Technology in Health Statistics

Duration: 2 Years
Semesters: 4 Semesters
Credit Hours Per Semester:

Semester 1 = 21 Credit Hrs

Semester 2 = 21 Credit Hrs

Semester 3  = 18 Credit Hrs

Semester 4  = 18 Credit Hrs

Total Credit Hours: 78 credit Hours
Dean of Faculty: Prof. Bashiru I. I, Saeed
Head of Department: Hudu Mohammed
Exam Officer: Mr. Francis Anyan

 

COURSE OUTLINE

YEAR 1, BLOCK 1 (SEMESTER 1)

Course Code Course Title T P C
STH 501 Advance Probability Theory 1.5 1.5 3
STH 503 Statistical Modelling 1.5 1.5 3
STH 505 principles of Public Health 1.5 1.5 3
STH 507 Concept of Epidemiology and Public Health 1.5 1.5 3
STH 509 Applied Health Statistics 1.5 1.5 3
STH 511 Advanced Multivariate Data Analysis 1.5 1.5 3
STH 513 Advanced Time Series Analysis 1.5 1.5 3
TOTAL 10.5 10.5 21

 

YEAR 1, BLOCK 2 (SEMESTER 2)

Course Code Course Title T P C
STH 502 Survival Data Analysis 1.5 1.5 3
STH 504 Application of Epidemiology to Communicable Disease 1.5 1.5 3
STH 506 Spatial Data Analysis 1.5 1.5 3
STH 508 Statistical Reasoning to Diseases 1.5 1.5 3
STH 510 Statistical Reporting on Clinical Research 1.5 1.5 3
STH 512 Clinical Trial 1.5 1.5 3
STH 514 Medical Sociology 1.5 1.5 3
TOTAL 10.5 10.5 21

 

YEAR 2, BLOCK 3 (SEMESTER 3)

Course Code Course Title T P C
STH 601 M. Tech Thesis I 15 0 15
STH 603 Seminar I 0 3 3
TOTAL 15 3 18

 

YEAR 2, BLOCK 4 (SEMESTER 4)

Course Code Course Title T P C
STH 602 M. Tech Thesis II 15 0 15
STH 604 Seminar II 0 3 3
TOTAL 15 3 18

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

BTech or BSc Biostatistics/Health Statistics/or equivalent qualification. All applicants must have a minimum of one (1) year post- qualification industrial experience. Preference will be given to applicants with first class and second class upper honours. First class BTech Health Statistics applicants may be admitted without the post-graduation industrial experience. Applicants with a second class (lower division) or lower qualifications must pass a selection interviewbefore admission into the programme. Applicants with other Statistics or Mathematics backgrounds would be required to take relevant Health Science courses as prerequisites.

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