The UIAS is made up of two higher Institutes related basically by the similarity in the manner which Knowledge is dispatched. Our Istitutes are renound and are simply amongst the very best there is out there, We provide you with the kind of training that enables you to excel in your profession under any circumstances. Considering the fact that our training for any of our institutes is unique, self empowering and affordable, your worries when choosing your institute should definitely not be about the quality of training you will go through.

 

The UIAS is made up of two higher Institutes related basically by the similarity in the manner which Knowledge is dispatched. Our Istitutes are renound and are simply amongst the very best there is out there, We provide you with the kind of training that enables you to excel in your profession under any circumstances. Considering the fact that our training for any of our institutes is unique, self empowering and affordable, your worries when choosing your institute should definitely not be about the quality of training you will go through.

HIGHER INSTITUTE OF APPLIED MEDICAL SCIENCES (HIAMS)

HIGHER INSTITUTE OF APPLIED MEDICAL SCIENCES  (HIAMS)

Cameroon is poised on becoming an Emergent Economy by the year 2035. For this to be realized, Cameroon requires a double digit growth rate. The Head of State President Paul Biya has encouraged Cameroonian youth to take bold action and risks to make their lives better through creating businesses and jobs. The Government of Cameroon now even has schemes in place to help youth develop viable businesses in Cameroon.

We have been authorized by the Ministry of Higher Education to create and open the Higher Institute of Applied Medical Sciences Buea, since 2008, we have been awarded two British Council Grants to develop curricula for Nursing and Nursing Education in Cameroon. We have developed and implemented these curricula together with the University of Buea with outstanding success, best HND Nursing 2012, and 2014.

Our nursing graduates work in the St Elizabeth Hospital Cardiac Centre Shisong and other centres of excellence in Cameroon, while others are at Coventry University, University of Buea studying for Master’s Degree or in South Africa or USA, all doing exceptionally well.

Our medical laboratory science graduates continue to break grounds in laboratories in Douala or as medical sales agents all over the country and abroad. Some are at University of Buea studying for their Master’s Degree in Molecular Diagnostic Science or Molecular Biology or working at Biotechnology Laboratory as research assistants.

We are the only school in Cameroon training Ultrasound Technicians (Echography Technicians), and all our graduates are overwhelmed with job offers even before they graduate in Douala, Yaounde, Kumba and Buea.

Our Ultrasound graduates also have the opportunity to join our hospital ultrasound equipment operation lease programme on an attractive business offer.

There are also lots of opportunities in pharmacies for pharmacy technicians or in rehabilitation centres or sports for physiotherapists.

HIAMS Vision

To be a major contributor in improving the quality of life in Cameroon and other sub-Saharan countries.

HIAMS MISSION

The mission of HIAMS is to form, liberate, develop and create employment opportunities for individuals, so that they can better function as resourceful and sustained contributors to human society, while uncovering and disseminating knowledge and contributing directly to a healthy and prosperous society, through long-range planning and innovation.

HIAMS OBJECTIVES

The Objectives of HIAMS are to:

Train skilled health personnel of USA, UK, and Canada standards with adequate exposure to tropical medicine.

Create student/staff and other health professionals career development opportunities.

Uncover and disseminate knowledge through active participation in health research.

Provide quality health care services, educational programmes and consultancy to the community.

Create employment opportunities for graduates.

Create an enabling environment that is dynamic and promotes creativity and innovation in structure, belief and orientation.

 HIAMS will provide you with the requred training in the following fields of medical sciences;

Medical Laboratory Sciences

HIAMS provides a Bachelor's degree as well as a HND on medical laboratory sciences haven graduated their very first Batch of medical laboratory scientists on December 2011. The training facilities as well as the tutors of this degree program are top notch and themselves haven't been trained in top medical institutions as well as hospitals around the world, makes them undoubtably fit to provide you with the training to make you the type of Medical Laboratory Scientist you want to be and even Better.

Work and Study (Assistant Lab Tech to HND in Medcal Laboratory Sciences)

HIAMS possesses highly rated tutors and facilities in this field of studies as in all our other programs. This provides just the environment you need to gain all the neccessary skills in this field of medical sciences.

Nursing

HIAMS graduates students with a Bachelor's degree in Nursing after Four years as well as a HND after Three years, haven graduated the third Btech and fourth HND batch of nurses on the 6th of December 2014. The most recent graduants proved the efficiency of the training culture by graduating the Best Nursing student in Cameroon after both theoretical and practical assessments.

Ultrasonography

HIAMS provides a Bachelor's degree after Four years as well as a HND after Three years on Ultrasonography and the very first HND batch was graduated  on the 6th of December 2014. The training facilities and equipments are built to match those of the best Hospitals. Also, the tutors of this degree program are well trained professionals in this field of medical sciences.

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HIGHER INSTITUTE OF APPLIED ENGINEERING AND BUSINESS STUDIES (HIAEBS)

HIGHER INSTITUTE OF APPLIED ENGINEERING AND BUSINESS STUDIES (HIAEBS)

 Cameroon is poised on becoming an Emergent Economy by the year 2035. For this to be realized, Cameroon requires a double digit growth rate. The Head of State President Paul Biya has encouraged Cameroonian youth to take bold action and risks to make their lives better through creating businesses and jobs. The Government of Cameroon now even has schemes in place to help youth develop viable businesses in Cameroon.

We have been authorized by the Ministry of Higher Education to create and open the Higher Institute of Applied Medical Sciences Buea, and over the years, we have been awarded two British Council Grants to develop curricula for Nursing and Nursing Education in Cameroon. We have developed and implemented these curricula together with the University of Buea with outstanding success. We learnt some good practices that we believe are essential to the successful training of entrepreneurs such as, early and regular expose through internship; 50:50 theory and practice training with Enquiry Based Learning (EBL) to produce lifelong learners; and blending of theory and practice through regular case studies.

We believe it is now time to bring these good practices to the training of entrepreneurs and engineers who will generate the economic steam Cameroon needs for the rapid growth necessary to become an Emergent Country by 2035. Below is our overall vision, key elements of our proposed business and engineering programmes, and job opportunities for our graduates.

Key Elements of Our Programmes

Prolonged, early and regular industrial internships

Integration of theory and practice through end-of-week case studies

Strong and early emphasis on acquisition of business and lifelong learning skills through the use of Enquiry Based Learning (EBL)

Academic and cultural student exchange programmes with other African, USA and UK partners to build world class business leaders.

 

Business Studies

Vision: To mobilize and empower a new class of entrepreneurs for the rapid economic growth of Cameroon.

Business Programmes

HND programmes in all the aspects of Business such as, management, accounting, financing and marketing within an advancing economic environment with due consideration to legal and ethical issues. Conversion of our HND graduates to BTech with the University of Buea in more specialized training in the new and developing business areas such as applied accounting, e-business, e-marketing, business communication, project financing, project management, travel and tourism and taxation.

Job Creation and Opportunities

Our graduates are trained to create jobs through our in-house business project incubation and financing programmes. This ensures that our graduates gain immediate employment upon graduation. These projects shall be wholly owned and managed by graduates in project teams or consultancies. Our exquisitely trained graduates could also find well-paid jobs with the Government or the expanding corporate private institutions such as travel, tourism, hotels and financial houses, technology, marketing and insurance companies, manufacturing and construction industries, as managers, executive secretaries, public relations officers, business developers, or marketers.

 

Engineering Studies

Vision: To mobilize and empower a new class of technologists and engineers for the rapid industrial transformation and development of Cameroon.

Engineering Programmes

HND programmes in all the aspects of earth and engineering sciences such as, agriculture, mining, food processing, mechanical, electrical and electronics, civil and urban development and computer, within an advancing economic environment with due consideration to legal, ethical and environmental issues. Conversion of HND graduates to BTech with the University of Buea or BEng with the Advanced School of Public Works Yaounde.

Job Creation and Opportunities

Our graduates shall be trained to create jobs through our in-house engineering business project incubation and financing programmes. This ensures that our graduates gain immediate employment upon graduation. These projects shall be wholly owned and managed by graduates in project teams or consultancies. Our exquisitely trained graduates could also find well-paid jobs with the Government or the expanding corporate private institutions such as manufacturing and construction or mining industries, software development

HIAEBS provides you with training in the following fields of Engineering and Business Studies;

Management or Marketing or Administrative Secretarial Duties

HIAEBS graduates students with a HND in Management or Marketing or Administrative Secretarial Duties after Two years. The institute is still to graduate its first batch of business students since its opening and effective start of training in the year 2013.

Agric Engineering

  HIAEBS possesses highly rated tutors and facilities in this field of studies as in all our other programs. This provides just the environment you need to gain all the neccessary skills in this field of Engineering.

Accounting or Banking and Finance or Insurance

HIAEBS graduates students with a HND in Accounting or Banking and Finance or Insurance after Two years. The institute admitted its first batch of business students in its opening year of 2013, and is to graduate this first batch on December 2015.

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