|Degree Code:||I56_3||Degree Name:||MASTER OF SCIENCE IN APPLIED PARASITOLOGY|
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After successful completion of all the requirements the candidate shall be recommended for the award of Master of Science in Applied Parasitology.
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CODE TITLE HOURS
SZL 515 Research Metholodogy 45
SZL 571 Protozoology 45
SZL 572 Helminthology 45
SZL 573 Vector Biology 45
SZL 574 Parasitological Techniques 45
SZL 575 Applied Molecular Biology 45
SZL 576 Applied Immunology and Vaccine Design 45
SZL 577 Epidemiology and Control of Parasitic Infections 45
SZL 578 Parasite Physiology and Chemotherapy of Infections 45
SZL 579 Statistical Methods and Modelling 45
SZL 569 Geographical Information Systems and Remote Sensing 45
SZL 525 Thesis 9 MONTHS
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The programme shall be offered for a minimum period of four semesters and a maximum of twelve semesters and will be offered by coursework, examination and thesis. Coursework shall consist of lectures, tutorials, practicals and seminars.
Students are required to take TEN course units. On successful completion of the coursework students devote the rest of the period to research in a given area and writing a thesis.
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The common regulations governing the Masters
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All the courses taken shall be examined in the semester in which they are offered. Such examinations shall consist of continuous assessments and end of semester examinations.
End of semester examinations shall comprise 70% of the total course marks whereas continuous assessment will account for 30%.
End of semester examinations shall take two hours for each unit course except SZL 575 which will take three hours.
The pass mark shall be 50%.
A candidate who fails to obtain the pass mark in any course may be allowed to re-sit or re-take the failed courses a maximum of two times.
A pass obtained by re-sitting a course shall be recorded as 50%.
A candidate who fails in the second re-sit or fails to complete the course in the prescribed time shall be discontinued.
The Research Project shall be presented for examination in the form of a thesis. The candidate shall defend the research findings at a Board of Examiners meeting recommended by the Faculty.
This course incorporates the current trends in Parasitology which include the new field of Molecular Biology. This is a very powerful tool in taxonomy and in fundamental research for the diagnosis of diseases. The field course component and student
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C. OTHER CHARGES:
D. All fees due should be paid before registration can be effected.
E. Appropriate field work fee shall be charged separately.
F. These are the minimum recommended research funds in each category.
Fees will be payable by Money Order or Bankers Cheques only drawn in favour of University of Nairobi Enterprises and Services (UNES) Limited.
The Fees indicated below do not include accommodation, personal maintenance costs, books and stationery.
A book allowance of about 40,000/= will be required.
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A candidate may be exempted from some courses and credit transferred from approved institutions, subject to the following conditions.
Must have passed in the relevant courses at Masters level.
Request for credit transfer should be made in writing on admission, through the Dean of the Faculty of Science to the Director of Board of Postgraduate Studies through the Department of Zoology and must be accompanied by officially endorsed supporting documents.
Payment of appropriate exemption fees.
No candidate shall be allowed to transfer more than one third of the total number of units required in the course.
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|Course Code||Course Name||Course Hours|
|JPM 610||Clinical Parasitology||60||View Description|
Clinical Parasitology Description
|JPM 615||Principles Of Taxonomy, Physiology And Parasite Identification||60||View Description|
Principles Of Taxonomy, Physiology And Parasite Identification Description
|JPM 616||Host-parasite Interactions, Life Cycles Of Representative Parasite Groups||60||View Description|
Host-parasite Interactions, Life Cycles Of Representative Parasite Groups Description
|JPM 617||Chemotherapy, Control And Vaccine Development Against Parasitic Infections.||60||View Description|
Chemotherapy, Control And Vaccine Development Against Parasitic Infections. Description
|JPM 619||Applied Molecular Biology||60||View Description|
Applied Molecular Biology Description
|JPM 620||Biochemical Techniques And Instrumentation||60||View Description|
Biochemical Techniques And Instrumentation Description
|VPH 603||Biostatistics And Computer Use||90||View Description|
Biostatistics And Computer Use Description
|VPH 615||Applied Immunology||60||View Description|
Applied Immunology Description
|VPH 618||Veterinary Epidemiology||60||View Description|
Veterinary Epidemiology Description
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