WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$0 /year
Applications Begin:June 2020
Final Award:Master of Pharmacy in Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacovigilance
Start Date:September 2020
Academic Unit:School of Pharmacy
Campus:Kenyatta National Hospital Campus
Application Deadline: 9 October 2020
Programme Overview

The duration of the full time program shall be a minimum of four (4) semesters equivalent to two academic years and a maximum of eight (8) semesters equivalent to four  academic years.

The duration of the part time program shall be a minimum of six (6) semesters equivalent   to three academic years and a maximum of twelve (12) semesters equivalent to six  academic years.

An academic year shall consist of two semesters   of 15 weeks each.
The course shall be divided into two parts: Part I consisting of course work and Part II devoted to research leading to a thesis.

In Part I, students shall be required to take all the prescribed courses.

The course shall be conducted through lectures, practicum/field visits, tutorials and seminars and assessed by continuous assessments and end of semester examinations. A student shall only proceed to the next year of study after successful completion of the first year.

The University examinations shall be held at the end of each semester for the course taught in that semester

In preparation for Part II the student shall be required to develop a research proposal whose theme shall be within the identified area of interest.

The proposal shall be developed in consultation with the supervisor(s) and submitted for consideration by the Departmental and School Postgraduate Studies Committees and appropriate Ethical Institutional Review Board as may be required.

In addition to the formal courses, all candidates will be expected to participate in the School’s Colloquia and appropriate Journal/Research club meetings.

Admission Requirements

**The Common Rules and Regulations for Masters Degrees of the University of Nairobi shall apply.
**Applicants eligible for admission into the programme shall have the following minimum qualifications.
– Holders of Bachelor of Pharmacy degree of the University of Nairobi.
– Registered with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board or with the relevant regulatory body.
– Holders of any equivalent qualification from institutions recognized by Senate of the University of Nairobi.

Application Process
Application Fees for Kenyan Students: $28
Application Fees for International Students: $50

How to Apply:
Applicants should visit = to apply Online

University of Nairobi has three intakes in an Academic year. Main intake being in September/October for all the courses and December/January for Bachelor of Education(Arts), Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Hospitality Management, Bachelor of Travel and Tourism April/May for Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education(Arts), Bachelor of Education Early Childhood, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Economics ,Bachelor of Economics and Statistics ,Bachelor of Journalism and media Studies, Bachelor of Art Broadcast Production, Bachelor of Hospitality Management, Bachelor of Travel and Tourism, Bachelor of Arts Broadcast Production and all Diploma and Certificate courses.

Career Opportunities

Some career opportunities for this programme include:
– Clinical research associate
– Higher education lecturer
– Medical sales representative
– Medical science liaison
– Pharmacologist
– Product/process development scientist
– Regulatory affairs officer
– Research scientist (life sciences)
– Science writer
– Toxicologist

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Tuition Fees for Kenyan Students: $0
Tuition Fees for International Students: $0

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**This programme will be completed after a duration of 2 years, with fees per year as follows:
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– Second year =


International Students pay 20% more than the Kenyan Students.

Relevant Contact

Prof. M'imunya Machoki James
Principal College of Health Sciences
Admissions Office
Admission Enquiries