60 months
3737 EUR/year
3737 EUR/year
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 the Pharmacy programme offered by the University of Nairobi design ensures that both the lecturers and students are more productive. The distribution of hours to various subjects has been rationalized, taking into consideration both horizontal and vertical integration.


Program Details

The Pharmacy programme offered by the University of Nairobi  duration of five years, each lasting 36 weeks, enhances objectivity and places greater emphasis on acquisition of skills and competencies. The preclinical subjects have been spread over two years, as opposed to the current one year. 

The common undergraduate courses are well adapted within the curriculum with emphasis on relevance to the pharmacy profession, other health professions and the interaction with the patient. On completion of the course, the graduates will be expected to be competent in the provision of quality pharmaceutical services.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Medical Microbiology
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Social And Behavoural Pharmacy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines




45 alternative credits


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

Applicants must have satisfied the University's general admission criteria of a mean grade C+ (plus) in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E). A minimum C+ (plus) grade pass will be mandatory in each of the cluster subjects. The cluster subjects

for Bachelor of Pharmacy in K.C.S.E are as follows:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics or Mathematics
  • English or Kiswahili

Eligibility for consideration for admission into the Module II Bachelor of Pharmacy programme shall be governed by the following admission requirements, outlined under each category.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3737 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3737 EUR per year during 60 months.
  • National

    3737 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3737 EUR per year during 60 months.

450,000 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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