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Frequently Asked Questions

Institute of Applied Medical Sciences (IAMS) was founded in 2003 as a vocational training institute, accredited in 2008 as a higher institute (HIAMS) by the Ministry of Higher Education, extended in 2012 to include Higher Institute of Applied Engineering and Business Studies (HIAEBS) and now evolving into University Institutes of Applied Studies (UIAS).

We are fully committed and engaged in Total Quality Management in higher education, a continues process of evaluation and improvement with the vision of becoming the most outstanding private higher education institution in Cameroon by 2020.

General Questions

Yes HIAMS is accredited by Ministry of Higher Education Cameroon to run HND and HPD Programmes (see accreditation page). HIAMS is also in officially mentored by University of Buea.
Our degrees are offered by the University of Buea (see certificates under programme page).
Check: “How to become a student” below on home page.
The HND programme is three years for medical and two years for Business and Engineering, while the conversion from HND to Bachelor’s Degree is one year.
Our fee structure is generally as follows:
Application: 5,000FCFA
One Time Registration: 50,000FCFA
HND Tuition Medical and Engineering: 400,000FCFA per annum
HND Tuition Business: 200,000FCFA per annum
Bachelor’s Degree Tuition: 500,000FCFA, Mentorship and Certification fee: 65,000FCFA all per annum
Yes, international students’ tuition fee is generally double the home students’ tuition fee.
Yes, we are flexible with tuition fee payment. We expect students to pay in two instalments at the beginning of each semester. We also occasionally accept more than two instalments. However, all fees must be paid before students take final examinations.
Yes you can! We study your transcript from your previous school and place you in an advanced class. You may also be required to take an examination to move forward. Remember if you want to apply for advanced placement you have to be prepared to start lectures at end of August.
Lectures usually begin on the third Monday of October each year for first and fourth year students. Second and third year students begin lectures on the last Monday of August or first Monday of September.

Frequently asked questions about HIAMS

We began our operations a few decades ago and have grown due to excellent relationships with our clients. We started out small, with just a few people and a small office, but today we have offices in multiple countries with hundreds of people working inside them. We started out small, with just a few people.
We began our operations a few decades ago and have grown due to excellent relationships with our clients. We started out small, with just a few people and a small office, but today we have offices in multiple countries with hundreds of people working inside them. We started out small, with just a few people.
We began our operations a few decades ago and have grown due to excellent relationships with our clients. We started out small, with just a few people and a small office, but today we have offices in multiple countries with hundreds of people working inside them. We started out small, with just a few people.
We began our operations a few decades ago and have grown due to excellent relationships with our clients. We started out small, with just a few people and a small office, but today we have offices in multiple countries with hundreds of people working inside them. We started out small, with just a few people.
We began our operations a few decades ago and have grown due to excellent relationships with our clients. We started out small, with just a few people and a small office, but today we have offices in multiple countries with hundreds of people working inside them. We started out small, with just a few people.
We began our operations a few decades ago and have grown due to excellent relationships with our clients. We started out small, with just a few people and a small office, but today we have offices in multiple countries with hundreds of people working inside them. We started out small, with just a few people.

Frequently asked questions about HIAEBS

We began our operations a few decades ago and have grown due to excellent relationships with our clients. We started out small, with just a few people and a small office, but today we have offices in multiple countries with hundreds of people working inside them. We started out small, with just a few people.
We began our operations a few decades ago and have grown due to excellent relationships with our clients. We started out small, with just a few people and a small office, but today we have offices in multiple countries with hundreds of people working inside them. We started out small, with just a few people.
We began our operations a few decades ago and have grown due to excellent relationships with our clients. We started out small, with just a few people and a small office, but today we have offices in multiple countries with hundreds of people working inside them. We started out small, with just a few people.
We began our operations a few decades ago and have grown due to excellent relationships with our clients. We started out small, with just a few people and a small office, but today we have offices in multiple countries with hundreds of people working inside them. We started out small, with just a few people.
We began our operations a few decades ago and have grown due to excellent relationships with our clients. We started out small, with just a few people and a small office, but today we have offices in multiple countries with hundreds of people working inside them. We started out small, with just a few people.
We began our operations a few decades ago and have grown due to excellent relationships with our clients. We started out small, with just a few people and a small office, but today we have offices in multiple countries with hundreds of people working inside them. We started out small, with just a few people.