The School of Applied Sciences (SAS) is a science connection point to many professional careers in the health field. While here, we will shape your desired professional destiny through our robust, flexible and student-work tailored courses.

The school offers courses based on disciplines that are used to apply scientific knowledge to human phenomena, develop practical and technological applications, and improve results from natural sciences. While natural sciences use basic science (or pure science) to diagnose and treat in the natural world, SAS courses will empower you with professional skills and knowledge to improve treatment outcomes within populations. We pride in shaping your professional management skills to meet the demand for leadership of highly technical professionals in the workplace.

While at SAS, our experienced lecturers and tutors will guide your professional career through hands-on and experiential physical and online sessions.  Students in the school undertake courses in the applied sciences field while specializing in a specific area such as one of the following:

  1. Health and Social Systems Management
  2. Human Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics
  3. Food Science and Technology
  4. Public Health
  5. Medical Records and Health Informatics
  6. Environmental Health
  7. Paediatric Palliative Care
  8. General Counselling
  9. Child Counselling
  10. Geriatrics and Gerontology

Dr. Janefrank Nalubega

Dean School of Applied Sciences
Mildmay Institute of Health Sciences

P.O Box 24985 Kampala
Tel: +256 312 210 200
appliedsciences@mihs.ac.ug

Academic Programmes in this School

Program Name or Title About Programme
BSc (Hons) Health and Social Systems Management (Awarded by Manchester University, UK)

Eligibility -  Professional qualification in Health, social care or education and 6 months’ work experience in a Health and social care Field.

BSc Human Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics (Awarded by UCU)

Eligibility - UACE 2 Principle passes in Biology, Chemistry or Food& Nutrition and any other Subsidiary pass. Diploma in Human Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics or Medical related field.

Certificate in Comprehensive HIV Counselling & Management

Eligibility -  Minimum: UCE with at least 3 passes including; English and at least6 months of work experience within a Health and or Social care setting

Certificate in Counselling

Eligibility - UCE with at least 3 passes including: English

Certificate in Medical Records
Certificate in Medical Records and Health Informatics

Eligibility -  UCE with at least 3 passes including: Mathematics and Biology

Counseling Certificate Courses
Diploma in Community HIV Care and Management
Diploma in Community Medicine and Public Health
Diploma in Counselling

Fees per semester/module (Excluding functional fees) - 1,161,100/-

Eligibility - Certificate in Health and social care related field or 5 UCE passes, UACE Principle pass and a Subsidiary Pass. 1

Diploma in Human nutrition & Clinical Dietetics

Fees per module/semester (excluding Functional fees) - 1,295,400/- 

Eligibility - UACE Principle pass in Biology, Chemistry, Agriculture or Foods & Nutrition and any other Subsidiary pass.

Diploma in Medical Records and Health Informatics

Eligibility -  At least One Principal Pass at UACE and 5 UCE passes including Biology and Mathematics and 1 UACE Principle pass or Certificate in Health related field

Diploma in Pediatric Palliative Care
Diploma in Public Health

Intake - July/August

Eligibility - At least one Principal Pass and a Subsidiary Pass  at UACE and  5 UCE  passes, or a Certificate in Health  or Social sciences related field

Higher Diploma in Child Counselling

Intake - July/August

Fees per semester/module (excluding functional fees) - 684,000/-

Eligibility - Minimum: Diploma in any health or Social care field and work experience in a Health and social care field.

Higher Diploma in Geriatrics and Gerontology

Intake - July/August

Fees per module/semester (excluding Functional fees) - 684,000/-

Eligibility - Minimum: Diploma in a medical or social related field and work experience in a Health and social care Field.

Higher Diploma in Paediatric Palliative Care

Intake - July/August

Eligibility - Minimum: Diploma in a medical or Social related field and work experience in a Health and social care Field.