Accredited Institutions That Offer Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm) in Kenya.

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Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm) is one of the marketable competitive courses in Kenya. Those working with big pharmacy agencies earn a lot of money. Those who want to be sponsored by the government to pursue this course at university should ensure that they have scored a minimum of A (plain) at Kenya certificate of secondary education (KCSE) and passes in English or Kiswahili, mathematics or physics, biology and chemistry. Those who want to sponsor themselves through their parents must have attained a mean grade of C+ (plus) at KCSE and passes in the above mentioned subjects.

The degree program of pharmacy (B.Pharm) is a very expensive course top pursue in both public and private institutions (universities) in Kenya. A self sponsored student pursuing B.Pharm can spent up to a maximum of 1.7 million (tuition) in the training for the entire course (five years). For any university to offer B.Pharm in Kenya, it must be approved by the Kenya pharmacy and poison board. This is the only body that monitors pharmacy training in Kenya and gives license of practice to only competent students who qualify.

The university (both public and private) that are recognized by Kenya pharmacy and poison board in Kenya includes:

  • University of Nairobi (Nairobi) – public.

  • Mount Kenya university (Thika) – private

  • Kenyatta university (Nairobi) – public

  • Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (Nairobi) – public

  • Kenya Methodist University (Meru) – private (mission)

  • Technical University of Kenya (Nairobi) – public

  • Technical University of Mombasa (Mombasa) – public

  • Kisii University (Kisii) - public

 

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