This is one of the Level eight courses offered by the Department of Zoology for the Programme of Study leading to the MSc/PG Diploma Programme in Medical Entomology and Applied Parasitology. The course deals with important human protozoan and helminth parasites. It has a weightage of 03 credits. On average students are expected to spend at least 150 hours on reading and understanding the course material, on online and face-to-face activities, on reference and preparing and doing assignments, assessment tests, final examinations.

ZYP8301, Arthropods of Medical and Veterinary Importance, is one of the course units of the Masters Degree in Medical Entomology and Applied Parasitology offered at Level 8. It contains 17 self- study sessions on the biology of harmful arthropods and describes the morphology, life cycle, distribution, bionomics, harmful effects on human and/or animal health, control, considering common examples of insects and arachnid species.   


ZYEA314- Research Methodology and Communication skills is a Continuing Educational course of level 10 of the MSc in Medical Entomology and Applied Parasitology Programme. This is a 3 credit course which requires 150 notional hours of studying. This course mainly aims to provide knowledge and develop skills related to carrying out scientific investigations, and experience in communication of scientific information

ZYPA410-Defense Mechanisms of Vectors and Parasites is an option course of level 10 of the MSc in Medical Entomology and Applied Parasitology. This is a 4 credit course that requires 200 notional hours of studying. The aim of this course is to provide you with the knowledge, understanding and critical judgment required to work as a professional parasitologist or in a related field

ZYPA411 -Molecular Biology of Vectors and Parasites is a 4 credit optional course of level 10 of MSc in Medical Entomology and Applied Parasitology. This course aims to provide an in-depth understanding of the molecular biology of parasites and vectors and the advanced techniques that can be applied to the control of vectors and parasites

Course provides knowledge and understanding on insect vector ecology, population dynamics, control interventions against major insect vectors worldwide, and experience in reviewing or revising vector control programmes in practice.