Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) - Mount Kenya University | Educartis

Thika
2 years
Bachelor
On Campus

Benefits

Course Overview

The Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) programme has been granted provisional accreditation by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.

The School will train doctors and will impart appropriate theoretical, research and practical knowledge, skills and attitudes that are responsive to the health needs of the Kenyan society. The programme covers pre-clinical which include; Human Anatomy, Medical Physiology, Medical Biochemistry, Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, Behavioural Sciences and Ethics, Community Health, Pathology and clinical areas; Anesthesia, Internal Medicine, Surgery, Reproductive Health, Mental Health, Child Health and Pediatrics, Orthopedic Surgery
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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

The programmw is designed to train doctors and impart appropriate theoretical, research and practical knowledge, skills and attitudes that are responsive to the health needs of the Kenyan society.
Certification obtained

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery Degree

What jobs will I qualify for?

  • Physician 
  • Surgeon 
  • Medical Doctor

Admission Criteria

Candidates wishing to study for the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree shall have met the minimum University entry requirements.

For the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) holders, minimum university admission requirement is C+ (plus) and in addition, an average of B plain in each of the following cluster subjects

1. Biology

2. Chemistry

3. Physics or Mathematics

4. English or Kiswahili.

For Kenya advanced Certificate of Education (KACE) holders, a minimum of two principal passes in Biology, Chemistry and subsidiary pass in either Mathematics or Physics.

For International Baccalaureate (IB), a minimum of grade 5 or above in International Baccalaureate

For diploma holders in Medical Sciences, a minimum ‘O’ level Division II pass in K.A.C.E or C+ (plus) mean grade and a credit C+ in cluster subjects in KCSE , in addition to a three year diploma with a minimum of a credit pass from a medical training institution recognized by the Board

Proficiency in English language

For holders of any degree in Biological Sciences or equivalent qualifications from a recognized university subject to passing Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

Other qualifications deemed to be equivalent to those in paragraphs (a)-(d) above from institutions recognized by the different institutions’’ Senates

How do I apply?

Complete and submit the application form and attach copies of previous certificates

Detailed course information

Course Duration

The duration of the course shall not be less than six academic years and not more than twelve years.

All units in the M.B,Ch.B., programme shall be compulsory unless the School Board recommends exemption and senate approves.

The academic year in the School of Medicine shall be divided into 3 terms, with a minimum of 44 weeks. Each term shall be 14 or 15 weeks exclusive of any examinations.

Regulatory Body

Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board



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Where and When

01/01/2019

Mount Kenya University


General Kago Road, 342 Thika, Kiambu, Thika, Kenya

03/09/2019

Mount Kenya University


General Kago Road, 342 Thika, Kiambu, Thika, Kenya

Course Provider

Contact Information

Email & Website
  • info@mku.ac.ke
  • http://www.mku.ac.ke
Phone & Location
  • +254720790796
  • +254720790796
  • General Kago Road
  • 342 Thika