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Tuition Fees:$2,044 /year
Applications Begin:July 2020
Final Award:Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Start Date:September 2020
Academic Unit:School of Medicine
Campus:Main Campus
Application Deadline:
Programme Overview

The bachelor’s degree prepares nurses for a wide variety of professional roles and graduate study. Course work includes nursing science, research, leadership, and related areas that inform the practice of nursing. It also provides the student with general education in math, humanities and social sciences. An undergraduate degree affords opportunities for greater career advancement and higher salary options. It is often a prerequisite for teaching, administrative, consulting and research roles

Curriculum

Programme duration
1 Direct Entry- Four (4) academic years on a full time basis
2 Upgrading-    Two and a half academic years on part-time basis (2 days in a week)
3 Graduates of the programme will undertake a one year internship programme and sit for a licensing examination as prescribed by the Nursing Council of Kenya

Admission Requirements

Admission criteria
Direct entry
The minimum entry requirements are mean grade of C+ in KCSE or its equivalent with C+    in each of the following cluster subjects: English, Biology/Biological Sciences, Chemistry Mathematics or Physics.

RN to BScN Upgrading
•    KCSE aggregate C plain plus Diploma in Nursing
OR
•    KCE/EACE Division 2 plus Diploma in Nursing
OR
•    KACE 1Principal and 2 Subsidiaries plus Diploma in Nursing
•    At least 2 years working experience after attainment of the Diploma in Nursing

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.
Note:
– 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

The graduates of the programme are highly marketable locally and across the borders. Job opportunities in the local market include among others:
•    Ministry of Health
•    Private and Mission Hospitals
•    Non-Governmental Organizations
•    Research Institutions

Tuition Fees Details
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Tuition Fees for Kenyan and East Africa Community Students: $2,044
Tuition Fees for International Students: $2,453

Tuition Fees for Kenyan Students = Kshs225,000
Tuition Fees for International Students = Kshs270,000
**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