Bachelor of Dental Surgery at The University of Nairobi - Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) Campus

Course Bachelor of Dental Surgery
Institution The University Of Nairobi
Campus Kenyatta National Hospital (Knh) Campus
Course Duration 5 Years
Qualification Bachelors Degree
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Entry Requirements

 Candidates for admission must satisfy the general University of Nairobi     admission criteria of a mean grade C+ in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E). A minimum C+ Grade pass will be mandatory in each of the cluster subjects.  The cluster subjects for Bachelor of Dental Surgery in K.C.S.E are as follows: Biology. Chemistry. Physics or Mathematics. English or Kiswahili.                                                                             In addition,eligibility for consideration for admission into the Module II Degree Program in the School of Dental Sciences shall be governed by the following admission requirements, outlined under each catchment category:                                                     Advanced level holders should have at least:- Two principal level passes and one subsidiary in Kenya Advanced    Certificate of Education (KACE), Grade 5 and above in International Baccalaureate (IB), three principal level passes in GCE or equivalent level of education in the following subjects:- Biology. Chemistry. Physics/Mathematics. General paper.  Kenya Certificate of Education(KCE) and Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)  with  a minimum ‘O’ level division II Pass or C+ mean grade in KCSE in  addition to three year diploma from a Medical Training Institution recognized by the University of Nairobi Senate in either of the following disciplines: Dental Technology, Dental Surgery Assistant, Dental Hygiene,    Community Oral Health, Clinical Medicine, Laboratory Technology, Radiography, Pharmaceutical Technology, Nursing, or any other equivalent disciplines.  In addition applicants shall be expected to be working in the relevant field of their training at the time of   application.   Holders of Degrees in any of the Science subjects from the university of Nairobi or equivalent degrees from institutions recognized by Senate of the     University of Nairobi. International students from non-English speaking countries shall provide evidence of competence in English language by producing test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) certificate or its equivalent.

Mode of Study

  • Full Time
  • Application Procedure

    Application forms are obtained from the UNES finance offices on payment of a non-refundable application fee of Kshs. 3000/= for Kenyan citizens and US$ 50 or its equivalent for non-Kenyan citizens. The application fees MUST be paid in Cash at any Barclays bank branch a/c no. 030-073-1023948 and the banking slip to be taken to UNES in Gandhi Wing Room G3 for issue of receipt before collection of the application forms. The completed forms accompanied with copies of degree certificates and academic transcripts are submitted to the Board of Postgraduate studies which is located at the main Campus on the ground floor of Gandhi Wing.