The Bachelor of Science in Medical Education (BSME) programme covers the health education, bio-medical sciences and specialized areas in Health. The educational component will expose the learners to the knowledge, functions and competencies of a professional trainer. The biomedical sciences and specialized courses will empower the graduate tutor to cover the scope and in depth of specific courses that she/he will be expected to teach upon graduation. The Bachelor of Science in Medical Education programme aims at enhancing the knowledge, skills and Competencies of tutors so as to enable them address the global and national medical education needs of various stakeholders.
Medical Education instructors play a vital role in enhancing health care, health education, research and delivery of medical services in the country. There is an increasing need to train competent medical personnel to manage the ever-increasing health challenges in the country. The idea behind Bachelor of Science in Medical Education is to produce competent education specialist in health services delivery. Medical education is a discipline which cannot be neglected in the 21st Century especially when the health sector is faced with numerous challenges which require immediate attention. The emergence of numerous health and medical challenges require medical educators who will not only address such challenges but also train other health workers to address them.
Graduates of this programme will be instrumental not only in Uganda but also across the continent to train the much needed health workers.
The objectives of this programme are to:
|a) Direct entry:|
|Students entry through A’ level must have at least two principal passes in Biology and Chemistry at advanced level of education and at least five passes at ordinary level at different or at one sitting or its equivalent.|
|b) Diploma Entry:|
|A diploma from a recognized institution of higher learning with a credit in any of the following Health Professional disciplines; Nursing, Midwifery, Clinical Medicine and Community Health, Medical Laboratory Technology, Clinical Psychiatry, Psychiatric Nursing, Physiotherapy, Clinical Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Technology, Environmental Health, Pharmacy Technician, Occupational Therapy, Radiography, Public Health Dentistry|
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Graduates can work as Health Educators and Health Tutors in Health Training Institutions