University of Rwanda Call for applications to study Master of Science in the field of Epidemiology

The Management of the University of Rwanda, through its College of Medicine and Health Sciences, is pleased to invite interested and qualified candidates to apply for the Master of Science in the Field of Epidemiology, for Academic Year 2023-2024, April intake.


Applicant must have at least a Bachelor’s degree in one of the following fields:

-Medicine and Surgery

-General Nursing



-Veterinary Medicine

-Animal Production

-Other Health-related fields

The candidate should be a full-time employee with a minimum of two years of work experience in the Ministry of Health and affiliated agencies up to the district hospital, Security organs, Ministry of Agriculture, or in Animal/wild life Health-Related Institution. Candidates should be computer literate. English proficiency is a requirement for the applicants.


-A cover letter addressed to the CPGS Director indicating the motivation to join the MSc in Field Epidemiology

-Notarized undergraduate degree

-Notarized academic transcripts

-Copy of ID or Passport

-Up-to-date CV

-Recommendation letter from the employer approving the applicant to participate in the two-year program

-A certificate to confirm that a candidate is a full-time employee with a minimum of two years in the above specified organs or institutions

-A certificate of the English proficiency


-Go to UR Website ( )

-Go to Admission, Applicant Portal, and click on (New Application)

-Fill out the Biographical Form and click (Save) at the end, you will get “Your Student ID Reference Number”. Please keep this ID Number as it will be your ID identification for all transactions at UR

-Create a PIN of 5 numeric digits, do not start with a 0 (this PIN will serve as your password to access your student account), leave the page, and open the link below.

-Candidates are requested to submit all required documents by using the Link: https//

– All documents must be in PDF. The potential candidates will pass an entry written exam and interview. If all required documents are not submitted, you will not be able to proceed to the next step. You will receive an email in your email box when your submission is successful.


Application deadline: 26th January 2023 (at 5:00 pm)



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