Bachelor of Science Degree in Clinical Medicine (Mental Health)

BSc. Degree In Clinical (Medicine) Mental Health

Two year post basic training programme; award by Mzuzu University and Saint John of God College of Health Sciences

Course Content

First Year

  • Introduction to Psychiatry
  • Communication for academic and professional purposes
  • Introduction to Information Communication and Technology
  • Biochemistry
  • Psychopharmacology I
  • Psychopharmacology II
  • Human Neuroscience
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Bio-Medical Ethics
  • Sociology of Mental Health
  • Bio-Statistics
  • Psychiatry II
  • Epidemiology
  • Research Methodology

Second Year

  • Community Psychiatry and Mental Health
  • Community Psychiatry and Mental Health Practice
  • Psychiatry III
  • Research Methodology/seminars
  • Health Service Management
  • Psychiatry IV
  • Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Research Project/Dissertation
Course Duration

Two years – Full time
*each academic year comprises of two semesters

Entry Requirements

Must be a qualified Clinical Officer with a Diploma in Clinical Medicine

Those with Diploma in Mental Health and Clinical psychiatry are eligible and may qualify for some module exemption at level 4 must be registered with the regulatory body governing clinical medicine of their respective countries

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