In 1981 the School of Medicine commenced postgraduate programmes leading to higher degrees in a number of clinical areas. The Master of Medicine programme is now offered in Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Paediatrics and Child Health, Medicine, and Orthopaedic Surgery. A similar programme is being actively developed in Anaesthesia. A Master of Public Health programme with two tracts, one for clinicians and the other for non-clinicians, is offered since the 1994/95 academic year.
In 2004 the school commenced postgraduate programmes in Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Parastology and Post Graduate Diploma in Health Education for Health professioanls. Master of Urology is under development. Also the school offers PhD subject to the availability of a suitable supervisor and appropriate research subject being agreed upon in the department hosting the degree. in general PhDs are offered in all the departments running masters degree programs.
The School of Medicine offers the following Postgraduate programes:
- MASTER OF MEDICINE (MMed).
- MASTER OF PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAMME
- MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NURSING
- MASTER OF SCIENCE IN PARASITOLOGY
- POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN PUBLIC HEALTH