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The Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration Cut Off Points For BSc. Health Informatics


BACHELOR OF SCIENCE HEALTH INFORMATICS (BSC HI)

The BSc in Health Informatics is a four-year programme designed to address the rapidly changing landscape of health information technology and health data management, health information privacy and predictive disease prevention. The School will collaborate with industry professionals and expert faculty to deliver this programme.

The aim of the programme is to educate students on effective adoption and integration of information technology into the entire experience of health care delivery and health administration. The objectives of the programme are as follows;

  • Train students who are capable of championing adoption and use of information and communication technology in health service delivery.
  • Equip students with the skills to analyse business processes and operations and make appropriate recommendations on information system requirements for effective health care delivery.
  • Equip students with the skills to design efficient information management systems in health care and administration.
  • Provide students with the requisite exposure and knowledge to train other health professionals to leverage information technology to improve clinical practices.

STUDENTS’ ADMISSION

Minimum Entry Requirements for Admission of Students

Applicants must meet any of the following minimum requirements:

  • SSSCE Candidates: Credit Passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three coresubjects, including English Language and Mathematics, plus three (3) relevant elective subjects.
  • WASSCE Candidates: Credit Passes (A1-C6) in six (6) subjects comprising threecore subjects, including English Language and Mathematics, plus three (3) relevant elective subjects.
  • GBCE Candidates: Credit Passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three coresubjects including English Language and Mathematics plus three (3) relevant elective subjects
  • GCE ‘A’ Level: Passes in three (3) subjects (at least, one of the passes should beGrade D or better). Also, the applicant must have had credit passes (Grade 6) in five GCE Ordinary Level subjects including English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject (for non-science students) and an Arts subject (for Science students).
  • Diplomas/Certificates from local and foreign institutions recognised by the National Accreditation Board.
  • Holders of Certificate in Information & Communication Technology (CICT) from the School of Technology, GIMPA.

Mature Students must be at least 25 years at the time of applying and must write a qualifying examination and score an average of 50% in it. They must also have relevant working experience plus credit passes in Mathematics and English.

  • HND holders in IT- and Science – related disciplines may be admitted to Level 200. They must have obtained a minimum of Second Class Lower, and have two years working

experience after the HND.

  • ABCE Candidates: Full Diploma Certificate in ABCE. Also, the applicant must havehad credit passes in five (5) subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies in the General Business Certificate Examination (GBCE) or Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE) or West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE). ABCE candidates may be considered for admission at level 200 of a degree programme.

COURSES TO BE OFFERED;

LEVEL 100 – SEMESTER 1

CODESCOURSE TITLE
SOT105FUNDAMENTALS OF COMPUTING
SOT103PROGRAMMING FUNDAMENTALS
BUS101COMMUNICATION SKILLS I
SOT101CALCULUS I
BUS102ECONOMIC SCIENCE I
LEVEL 100 – SEMESTER 2
CODESCOURSECOURSE TITLE
BUS106READING SEMINAR IN HUMANITIES
BUS202COMMUNICATION SKILLS II
SOT102CALCULUS II
BUS201ACCOUNTING FOUNDATIONS
SOT104OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING I
LEVEL 200 – SEMESTER 1
CODESCOURSE TITLE
BHI 201FUNDAMENTALS OF HEALTH INFORMATICS
SOT201DISCRETE MATHEMATICS
BUS205MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR
SOT205OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING II

LEVEL 200 – SEMESTER 2

COURSES CODES COURSE TITLE

BHI202MEDICAL ENVIRONMENT & TECHNOLOGY
BHI204HUMAN BIOLOGY & INFECTIOUS DISEASE
CSC202DATABASE SYSTEMS
SOT 202WEB TECHNOLOGY
SOT203SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN
BHI  210BIOSTATISTICS

LEVEL 300 – SEMESTER 1

CODESCOURSE TITLE
ICT301RESEARCH METHODS
BHI 305ETHICAL & LEGAL ISSUES IN HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
SOT303OPERATING SYSTEMS
ICT305ADVANCED DATABASE SYSTEMS
SOT305DATA COMMUNICATION AND NETWORKING

LEVEL 300 – SEMESTER 2

COURSE CODESCOURSE TITLE
BHI 302HEALTH AND SAFETY
BHI 304HEALTH DATA ANALYTICS & VISUALIZATION
SOT304SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
BHI303HEALTH SERVICES MANAGEMENT
 ELECTIVE I

LEVEL 400 – SEMESTER 1

CODESCOURSE TITLE
SOT402HEALTH OPERATIONS RESEARCH
ICT404DATA WAREHOUSE
BHI 407HEALTH QUALITY MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP
BHI 409HEALTH INFORMATICS PROJECT I
 ELECTIVE II

LEVEL 400 – SEMESTER 2

COURSE CODESCOURSE TITLE
BHI 402INFORMATION SECURITY & PRIVACY IN HEALTH CARE
BHI406CLINICAL CLASSIFICATIONS AND CODING
CSC404ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
BHI400HEALTH INFORMATICS PROJECT II
 ELECTIVE III

ELECTIVE COURSES

CODECOURSE TITLE
SOT306ADVANCED DATA COMMUNICATION & NETWORKING
ICT304SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATION
SOT301MOBILE PROGRAMMING
CSC403COMPUTER GRAPHICS
CSC407ROBOTICS
ICT403WIRELESS NETWORKS
ICT430CLOUD COMPUTING AND INTERNET OF EVERYTHING

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