Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB)

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Minimum entry requirement:

All candidates must satisfy the common requirements for entry into the University, i.e. C+ (plus) mean grade.

– In addition, K.C.S.E. applicants must have B (plain) in the 4 cluster subjects shown below:

– Biology

– Chemistry

– Physics/Mathematics

– English/Kiswahili

Or Holders of K.A.C.E. or equivalent with at least 2 (two) Principle passes; one each in Biology and Chemistry, and one Subsidiary pass in either Mathematics or Physics. In addition, they should have a Credit pass in English.

Or Holders of Diploma in Clinical Medicine with at least KCE/EACE Division II pass or C+ (plus) mean grade and Credit pass C+ (plus) in the cluster subjects in K.C.S.E. in addition to a Credit pass in the professional qualification from a recognized Medical Training Institution.

Or Holders of any Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from JKUAT or equivalent qualification from an Institution recognized by the University Senate.


Applicants seeking transfer of credits for similar courses taken in other institutions recognized by the university senate may:

a) Send a formal application seeking transfer of credits, justification of the request and attach evidence of the credentials which would support such request;

b) Apply for transfer of credit which is processed only after paying the prescribed exemption fee;

Course duration: 6 (six) academic years

Tuition fees per academic year: Kshs 487,911/= (Four hundred eighty seven thousand, nine hundred and eleven shillings)

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