B.Sc. On Campus

Medicine and Surgery

University of Nairobi

72 months
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The mission of the Medicine and Surgery programme offered by the University of Nairobi is to train high quality health care professionals; carry out creative and innovative research to address current and emerging health challenges; set, promote and apply international standards in evidence based health-care provision and be at the fore-front of national and global health policy formulation.


Objectives of the Medicine and Surgery programme offered by the University of Nairobi

  • To train in teaching, research and healthcare delivery systems.
  • To produce health service providers with requisite knowledge and skills for provision of holistic health care.
  • To generate, disseminate and preserve new knowledge and skills relevant to healthcare provision.
  • To conduct continuing education,instill requisite skills and discipline expected of ethical service driven graduates for provision of health care.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Biochemistry
  • Human Anatomy
  • Medical Physiology
  • Information Technology
  • Behavioural Sciences
  • Medical Biochemistry 
  • Human Anatomy
  • Medical Physiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission to the University of Nairobi is by the University Senate through the Public Universities Joint Admissions Board (JAB) whose membership comprises Vice-Chancellors of the Public Universities, Principals of Colleges, Directors of Institutes and Deans of Schools and the academic registrars as secretaries

The admission is based on the minimum University entry requirements. In addition the applicants should meet the enrolment requirements for the School for the various courses which depend on the KCSE subject cluster as follows:-

Alternative A

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics/Mathematics
  • English/Kiswahili

Alternative B

  • Biological Sciences
  • Physical Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • English/Kiswahili

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 147 USD per credit during 72 months.
  • National

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 147 USD per credit during 72 months.
  • 16,000 Kshs per credit

Living costs for Nairobi

49608 - 74988 KES /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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