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Bachelor of Science in Health Information Systems Management
Modes of Study  Full-time
Duration 3 Years
Level Undergraduate
Course Code 07BSHM


The Bachelor of Science in Health Information Systems Management is designed for registration at Level 7 on the NQF. The programme demands a high level of theoretical and practical engagement, intellectual independence and aims to foster deepened, comprehensive and systematic expertise in the major cognate area of learning, i.e. Health Information Systems and Management.


Admission Requirements

Candidates may be admitted to this programme if they meet the General Admission Requirements of the University (GI2.1 in Part 1 of the NUST Yearbook). In addition, candidates must have a minimum of 15 points in Physical Science, Mathematics and Biology at NSSC (H or O), provided that no symbol must be below “D” on Ordinary Level.

For candidates seeking admission with NSSCO/NSSCAS results requirements are as follows: in addition to meeting the University’s minimum admission requirements as spelt out in the general rules, candidates must have a minimum of 20 points in Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics on NSSC Ordinary Level or Advanced Subsidiary level (NSSCO/AS), provided that no symbol must be below “C” on Ordinary Level or a “D” on Advanced Subsidiary Level. Candidates must further have obtained at least an “E” on Ordinary level in English.

Mature age candidates will be considered provided they meet the requirements and pass the mature age entrance examinations of NUST (G12.2 in the Prospectus/Yearbook) – with a minimum of 60% in both English and Mathematics.


Career Possibilities

Health Information Systems managers/officers/M&E officers, Strategic Information officers, Lecturers, Researchers, Health Information Database Administrators, Coding Specialists, Health Insurance Coding Specialists, Medical record officers/Assistant medical record officers, Health Information Technicians, Medical Transcriptionists/Proofers/Editors/QAs.

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