WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$3,593 /year
Applications Begin:July 2020
Final Award:Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB.ChB)
Start Date:September 2020
Academic Unit:School of Medicine
Campus:Main Campus
Application Deadline:
Programme Overview

To be a global centre of excellence in training, research and innovation in evidence based health care services.

To offer quality training, research and health care services (in medicine, pharmacy, public health, physiotherapy, sports medicine and hospital administration) in order to suit the needs of a dynamic world communities.

At the end of the programme, the graduate should be able to:
1. Apply the process of critical reasoning in healthcare.
2. Apply knowledge of physical, chemical, biological, psychological, social, development and environmental mechanisms in diagnosis, management and prevention of illness.
3. Manage healthcare services.
4. Evaluate the effectiveness of interventions used in dealing with community health problems.
5. Contribute actively to the promotion and maintenance of good health, and prevention of ill health.
6. Apply cutting edge principles of research in identifying and managing health problems.
7. Plan and implement training/educational programmes for the community and health workers.
8. Engage in and maintain productive professional ethics.
9. Acquire, evaluate and communicate information appropriately.
10. Adapt to and participate in change.

Admission Requirements

Minimum entry requirements
All candidates must satisfy the common requirements for entry to university. In addition:
i. KCSE holders: an average of B+ plus in the 4 cluster subjects shown below provided that no subject in the cluster shall be below B plain
• Biology
• Chemistry
• Physics/ mathematics
• English/ Kiswahili

ii. Advanced level holders: a minimum of 2 principal passes in Biology and Chemistry and one subsidiary pass in Physics/Maths. In addition to a Credit pass in English

iii. Diploma in Clinical Medicine : a minimum “O” level Division 11 or C+ plus mean grade and Credit pass C+ in the cluster subjects in KCSE in addition to a Credit pass in the professional qualification from a recognized Medical Training Institution

iv. Holders of any degree in the biological sciences from JKUAT or an equivalent qualification from a university recognized by JKUAT

Application Process
Application Fees for Kenyan and East Africa Community Students: $14
Application Fees for International Students: $45

How to Apply
Application Requirements for qualified students:
– A dully filled registration form – to be obtained from the offices/website upon payment of non-refundable fee.
– Two passport size photos.
– Copies of relevant certificates

Application Procedure
Applications for the courses are on official application forms.
1. click to download JKUAT IT Department application form. or obtain a hand-copy from the office.
2. Pay a non-refundable application fee as follows:
– Certificates: Kshs500
– Diplomas: 1000
– Degrees: Kshs1,500
– Masters: 1,500

Bank Account Numbers:
– Standard Chartered Bank Account number 0108023434900
– Barclays Bank Account Number 0775001216
– Co-operative Bank of Kenya Account Number 01129098952900
– National Bank Account Number 0100359580600
– Equity Bank Account Number 0090291251426

3. Proceed on with filling the application form, ensuring all mandatory fields are filled, attach photocopies of required certificates and submit when done.
– You will be required to present certified copies of the relevant certificates, Result slips, National Identity Card, Birth Certificate for verifications when reporting.
– IT Department will call or send an SMS to request successful candidates to pick An official admission letter.
Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for this course include:
– Cardiologist
– Clinical radiologist
– General practice doctor
– Hospital doctor
– Pathologist
– Physician associate
– Psychiatrist
– Surgeon

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Tuition Fees for Kenyan and East Africa Community Students: $3,593
Tuition Fees for International Students: $4,312

Tuition Fees for Kenyan Students = Kshs395,584
Tuition Fees for International Students = Kshs474,700
**EAC (East African Community) Students pay the same amount as Kenyan students. Countries in the East African Community include; Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.
NOTE: The tuition fees charged, may vary from programme to programme and from time to time, with foreign students paying 20% more that the Kenyan students.

Relevant Contact

Dr Reuben Thuo
Dean School of Medicine
Admissions Office
Responsible for Admission Enquiries