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Undergraduate Programmes Offered at Kenyatta University School of Public Health.

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Kenyatta University is a public chartered university in Kenya and was formed in the year 1985. It is the second public university in Kenya in terms of student’s population and programmes offered. The main campus of Kenyatta University is located in Kahawa (it is20 kilometers from Nairobi central business district).

School of public health is one of the established schools in Kenyatta University and acts to train personnel in the field of preventive medicine.This school was formed in 2011.There are only four degree courses offered at the school of public health and the mode of study is full-time, evening classes and on weekends. These courses include:

i) Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health.

The minimum admission requirement for this course is:

  • One should have a mean grade of C+ (plus) at K.C.S.E with atleast C+ in the following subjects; mathematics or physics, chemistry or physical sciences, biology or biological sciences and English or Kiswahili.
  • Those with division III at KCE should have diplomas in; environmental health, nursing, pharmacy, environmental studies or public health with two year experience.

ii)  Bachelor of Science in Population Health.

This course has the same admission requirement as Bachelor of Science in environmental health.

iii) Bachelor of Science in Health Records and Information.

This trains people who keep the records in hospitals and organisation that deal with human health. Its admission requirement include:

  • A K.C.S.E mean grade of C+ with at least C+ in the following; English or Kiswahili, biology or biological sciences, and mathematics.
  • Those with K.C.S.E mean grade of C or division III at KCE, should be holders of diploma in health records and information technology from an institution recognized by senate of Kenyatta University with two year experience.

iv)Bachelor of Science in Health Service Management.

This course is meant to train people in health sector how to manage the health system towards ensuring that the quality of health care to patients is improved.

For more information concerning the courses offered at the Kenyatta university school of public health, you can contact:

Dean, School of Public Health,

P.O. Box 43844-00100, Nairobi, Kenya.

Telephone number: 02 8710901

Fax: 0208711575.

Website: www.ku.ac.ke.


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