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Pharmacy, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
University rank #801 (WUR) Nairobi, Kenya
The mission of the Pharmacy programme offered by the University of Nairobi is to train high caliber pharmacy professionals, conduct innovative research, provide quality pharmaceutical care, consultancies and be at the forefront in formulating pharmaceutical policies.
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Core values of the Pharmacy programme offered by the University of Nairobi 

  • Espouse the values of honesty, integrity, transparency and accountability.
  • Uphold professional ethics and moral standards in training, research and practice.
  • Provide leadership in setting the national and international pharmaceutical agenda
  • Promote innovative research that addresses current and evolving health challenges.
  • Promotion of quality pharmaceutical services.
  • Recognize meritocracy and teamwork in research and practice.
  • Nurture responsible professionalism through a culture of mentorship and role modeling.
  • Promote sensitivity and responsiveness to social needs.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

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

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

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

  • International

    138 EUR/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 138 EUR per credit and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    138 EUR/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 138 EUR per credit and a duration of 60 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

16,000 Kshs 

Living costs for Nairobi

  • 49608 - 74990 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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