Medicine and Surgery, B.Sc. | University of Nairobi | Nairobi, Kenya
72 months
4982 EUR/year
4982 EUR/year
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The Medicine and Surgery programme offered by the University of Nairobi  imparts knowledge, clinical skills and competencies necessary in holistic medical practitioner. 


Program Details

Students are exposed current technologies and improved teaching methods facilitating consolidation of knowledge, involvement in critical thinking and research that enables them to practice evidence based medicine.

Graduates are expected to be self-motivated, disciplined and ethical doctors well versed with holistic approach to health care management.

The Medicine and Surgery programme offered by the University of Nairobi  is fulltime and extended over six academic years, of 204 weeks spread over 30 weeks for first and second years and 36 weeks each for third to sixth year of study. This is a total of 8,160 hours.

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




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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score 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

    4982 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4982 EUR per year during 72 months.
  • National

    4982 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4982 EUR per year during 72 months.
  • 600,000 KES per year

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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Scholarships Information

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