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

Course Bachelor of Pharmacy
Institution The University Of Nairobi
Campus Kenyatta National Hospital (Knh) Campus
Course Duration 5 Years
Qualification Diploma
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Entry 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 subjectsfor 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:          KCSE (8.4.4 System of Education)                     Applicants must have obtained an average cluster weight of B- in the subjects shown below provided that no subject in this cluster shall have a  grade below C+:                         Alternative A                          -Chemistry                          - Biology                          - Maths/Physics                          - English/Kiswahili                             Alternative B                          - Biological sciences                          - Physical Sciences                          - Mathematics                          - English/Kiswahili   G.C.E/A-Level                  A minimum of two Principal passes in Biology and Chemistry and a subsidiary pass or credit pass at 'O' level in physics or Mathematics.                             Biology                                - Principal                             Chemistry                            - Principal                             Physics/Mathematics           - Subsidiary                             General paper                      - Pass               International Baccalaureate  (IB) Diploma C (plain) mean grade in KCSE with an average cluster weight of 32 points in relevant subjects as shown in (3.2) above. In addition, a pass of not less than 5 at IB level in each of the KCSE subjects shown in (3.2) above. Diploma in Biological Sciences A minimum O level Division II with credit passes in the following subjects:                                     - Biology                                     - Chemistry                                     - Physics/Mathematics                                      or                                          or                                      - Biology                                  Biological Sciences                                      - Physics with Chemistry          Physical Sciences                                      - Mathematics                           Mathematics                                      OR      C mean grade in KCSE with an average cluster weight  of 32 points in relevant subjects as shown in (3.2) above      In addition, they should have a credit pass in the following qualifications from the Kenya Medical Training College or any other  recognised training institution.     Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology,Laboratory Technology,Clinical Medicine, Radiology, Basic and/or Advanced Nursing,Public Health/Environment Health and     Dental Sciences      Holders of any degree in Biological Sciences from the  University of Nairobi or equivalent qualifications from a recognised University.Holders of other qualifications deemed to be equivalent to (2.1 – 2.4) mentioned above     Applicants from non-English speaking countries must sit and pass English  assessment examination set and administered by institutions recognised by University of Nairobi Senate  

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.