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Admission Criteria for Pursuing a Bachelor Degree in pharmacy at the Nairobi University

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Nairobi University is a privately chartered university in Kenya. It offers a Bachelor degree in Pharmacy under the health sciences programs offered at the school. Under the program students are trained under different departments that include;

  • Pharmaceutical chemistry
  • Pharmaceutics and pharmacy practice
  • Pharmacology and pharmacognosy

Admission criteria

  • KCSE (Mean C+) and C+ passes in each of the four cluster subjects: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology
  • Or any Group III, IV and V; or Advanced Level Certificate: Two principal passes in Mathematics and Physics with subsidiary pass in Chemistry.
  • Or an ordinary Diploma from a recognized institution with Credit Passes in the relevant subjects; or
  • Higher National Diploma in pharmacy from a recognized institution with passes in relevant subjects; or
  • Technical/Science Diploma from a recognized institution with Credit Passes in Mathematics and Chemistry from a recognized institution; or degrees in bachelor in science from a recognized institution; or other appropriate technical qualification at degree level.
  • Individuals with professional certificates are also eligible for application

Fee and contact information

As this is a public university statutory fee for regular students is between 27000 per academic year while for privately sponsored students the cost stands at 470,000 per academic year. Foreign students have an additional payment of 20 % to the fee. In case of any enquiries, be free to visit their offices at their campuses at. Main campus is located at along university way just outside the Nairobi CBD or their school of pharmacy campus at Kenyatta national hospital Nairobi. The institution can be contacted through their main postal address at PO box 19676-00200 Nairobi. They can also be contacted through phone number is 2726300 ext 43673 Fax 254-020-2720509. Their Twitter handle account is @pharmaceuticspp. Their other social media address is their Face book account at department of pharmaceutics and pharmacy practice. They can be reached through to main email addresses at [email protected] and or [email protected].

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