University of Nairobi (UoN) Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery admission requirements and fees structure

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Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery is one of the best courses to pursue in Kenya, it’s offered at the University of Nairobi and other Kenyan universities. For regular students the minimum grade required is A plan but for self-sponsored, it’s B-.

Below are requirements for Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery at the University of Nairobi and fee structure:

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Kenyan Government Sponsored Students (Regular Programme)

Admission to the University of Nairobi is by the University Senate through the Public Universities Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) whose membership comprises Vice-Chancellors of the Public Universities, Principals of Colleges, Directors of Institutes and Deans of Schools and the academic registrars as secretaries.

The admission is based on the minimum University entry requirements. In addition the applicants should meet the enrolment requirements for the School for the various courses which depend on the KCSE subject cluster as follows:-

Alternative A

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics/Mathematics
  • English/Kiswahili

Alternative B

  • Biological Sciences
  • Physical Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • English/Kiswahili

Self Sponsored Students (Module II Programmmes)

Admission to the Module II programmes is by the University Senate, through the school admissions committee. Admission is based on the set minimum requirements for each program.

1. K.C.S.E. holders -As in regular program. Additionally, an average of B- (minus) in the 4 cluster subjects shown above provided that no subject in the cluster shall have a score below C+ (plus).

 Alternative A

    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Physics/Mathematics
    • English/Kiswahili

Alternative B

    • Biological Sciences
    • Physical Sciences
    • Mathematics
    • English/Kiswahili

2. Advanced Level Holders -A minimum of 2 principal passes; one in Biology and the other in Chemistry and 1 subsidiary pass in either Mathematics or Physics.

    • Biology

FEE STRUCTURE

MBchB-Year I -36 Weeks  
Course Code Course code   Hours  Unit Cost 
Human anatomy HHA100        630.00          311,111.11
Biochemistry HBC100        225.00          111,111.11
Physiology HMP100        180.00             88,888.89
IT HIT100          45.00             22,222.22
Behavioural Science HCH100        135.00             66,666.67
TOTALS    1,215.00          600,000.00
   
TUITION            600,000.00
MEDICAL FEE (PER YEAR)                 6,500.00
EXAMINATION (PER UNIT @1000)                 5,000.00
CAUTION – (ONCE)                 5,000.00
STUDENT ORGANISATION(PER YEAR)                 1,000.00
ACTIVITY-( PER YEAR)                 2,000.00
REGISTRATION (PER SEMESTER@2250)                 4,500.00
ICT SERVICES – (PER YEAR)                 7,000.00
LIBRARY (PER YEAR)                 4,000.00
ID CARD ( PER YEAR)                 1,000.00
   
Semester 1            336,000.00
Semester 2            300,000.00
Total-Year 1 MBchB Fees           636,000.00
   
MBchB-Year 2-36 Weeks  
Course Code Course   Hours  Unit Cost 
Medical Physiology HMP200        315.00          155,555.56
Biochemistry HBC200        270.00          133,333.33
Microbiology HMM200          90.00             44,444.44
Immunology HHP202          45.00             22,222.22
Medical Law and Ethics HHP200          45.00             22,222.22
Pharmacology HCP200        135.00             66,666.67
Community Health HCH200        315.00          155,555.56
TOTALS    1,215.00          600,000.00
   
TUITION            600,000.00
MEDICAL FEE (PER YEAR)                 6,500.00
EXAMINATION (PER UNIT @1000)                 7,000.00
ACTIVITY-( PER YEAR)                 2,000.00
STUDENT ORGANISATION(PER YEAR)                 1,000.00
REGISTRATION (PER SEMESTER@2250)                 4,500.00
ICT SERVICES – (PER YEAR)                 7,000.00
LIBRARY (PER YEAR)                 4,000.00
ID CARD ( PER YEAR)                 1,000.00
   
Semester 1            333,000.00
Semester 2            300,000.00
Total-Year 2 MBchB Fees           633,000.00
   
MBchB-Year 3-36 Weeks   
Course Code Course   Hours  Unit Cost 
Medical Microbiology II HMM300        270.00          112,500.00
Anatomic Pathology I HHP300          90.00             37,500.00
Clinical Pharmacology II HCP300        360.00          150,000.00
General Surgery I HSU300        270.00          112,500.00
Junior Clerkship (Int Med.,Obs&Gynae.,Paedri&Surg HME300        180.00             75,000.00
Haematology & Blood transfusion HHP301        135.00             56,250.00
Clinical Chemistry I HHP303        135.00             56,250.00
TOTALS    1,440.00          600,000.00
   
TUITION            600,000.00
MEDICAL FEE (PER YEAR)                 6,500.00
EXAMINATION (PER UNIT @1000)                 7,000.00
ACTIVITY-( PER YEAR)                 2,000.00
STUDENT ORGANISATION(PER YEAR)                 1,000.00
REGISTRATION (PER SEMESTER@2250)                 4,500.00
ICT SERVICES – (PER YEAR)                 7,000.00
LIBRARY (PER YEAR)                 4,000.00
ID CARD ( PER YEAR)                 1,000.00
   
Semester 1            333,000.00
Semester 2            300,000.00
Total-Year 3 MBchB Fees             633,000.00
   
MBchB-Year 4-36 Weeks   
Course Code Course   Hours  Unit Cost 
Internal Medicine I HME400        180.00             75,000.00
General Surgery II HSU400        180.00             75,000.00
Psychiatry I HPS400        225.00             93,750.00
Diagnostic Imaging I HDR400          45.00             18,750.00
Anatomic Pathology II HHP400        180.00             75,000.00
Orthopaedic Surgery I HOS400        180.00             75,000.00
Haematology and Blood Transfusion II HHP401        180.00             75,000.00
Immunology II HHP402          90.00             37,500.00
Ophthalmology I HSU403          45.00             18,750.00
Clinical Chemistry II HHP403          90.00             37,500.00
Otolaryngology I HSU404          45.00             18,750.00
TOTALS    1,440.00          600,000.00
   
   
TUITION            600,000.00
MEDICAL FEE (PER YEAR)                 6,500.00
EXAMINATION (PER UNIT @1000)               11,000.00
ACTIVITY-( PER YEAR)                 2,000.00
STUDENT ORGANISATION(PER YEAR)                 1,000.00
REGISTRATION (PER SEMESTER@2250)                 4,500.00
ICT SERVICES – (PER YEAR)                 7,000.00
LIBRARY (PER YEAR)                 4,000.00
ID CARD ( PER YEAR)                 1,000.00
   
Semester 1            337,000.00
Semester 2            300,000.00
Total-Year 4 MBchB Fees           637,000.00
   
MBchB-Year 5-36 Weeks   
Course Code Course   Hours  Unit Cost 
Obstetrics and Gynaecology HOG500        495.00          173,684.21
Paediatrics and Child Health HPD500        495.00          173,684.21
Community Health II HCH500        495.00          173,684.21
Elective Term        225.00             78,947.37
TOTALS    1,710.00          600,000.00
   
   
TUITION            600,000.00
MEDICAL FEE (PER YEAR)                 6,500.00
EXAMINATION (PER UNIT @1000)                 4,000.00
ACTIVITY-( PER YEAR)                 2,000.00
STUDENT ORGANISATION(PER YEAR)                 1,000.00
REGISTRATION (PER SEMESTER@2250)                 4,500.00
ICT SERVICES – (PER YEAR)                 7,000.00
LIBRARY (PER YEAR)                 4,000.00
ID CARD ( PER YEAR)                 1,000.00
   
Semester 1            330,000.00
Semester 2            300,000.00
Total-Year 5 MBchB Fees             630,000.00
   
MBchB-Year 6-36 Weeks Course   Hours  Unit Cost 
Internal Medicine II HME600        360.00          150,000.00
General Surgery III HSU600        315.00          131,250.00
Psychaitry II HPS600          45.00             18,750.00
Diagnostic Imaging II HDR600          90.00             37,500.00
Orthopaedic Surgery II HOS600        270.00          112,500.00
Dermatology HME601          45.00             18,750.00
Ophthalmology II HSU603          45.00             18,750.00
Otolaryngology II HSU604          45.00             18,750.00
Forensic Medicine HHP604          45.00             18,750.00
Anaesthesia HSU605          90.00             37,500.00
Dentistry HSU606          90.00             37,500.00
TOTALS    1,440.00          600,000.00
   
TUITION            600,000.00
MEDICAL FEE (PER YEAR)                 6,500.00
EXAMINATION (PER UNIT @1000)               11,000.00
ACTIVITY-( PER YEAR)                 2,000.00
STUDENT ORGANISATION(PER YEAR)                 1,000.00
REGISTRATION (PER SEMESTER@2250)                 4,500.00
ICT SERVICES – (PER YEAR)                 7,000.00
LIBRARY (PER YEAR)                 4,000.00
ID CARD ( PER YEAR)                 1,000.00
   
Semester 1            337,000.00
Semester 2            300,000.00
Total-Year 6 MBchB Fees             637,000.00
   
Grand totals       3,806,000.00

NOTE: The above fees is applicable to both local and international students.