BSC in Biochemistry
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University of Nairobi, School of Medicine

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BSC in Biochemistry


Admission Requirements:

Candidates eligible for admission to the BSC (Biochemistry) programme will be will be required to be holders of at least one of the following minimum qualifications:- 2.1 An aggregate of C+ grade which is the minimum University of Nairobi admission requirement and must have obtained at Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) the following grades:

  • Biological Sciences C+
  • Physical Sciences C+
  • Mathematics C
  • English/Kiswahili C


    • Biology C+
    • Chemistry C+
    •  Mathematics/Physics C
    •  English/Kiswahili C
  1. Two principal passes at A level in Biology and Chemistry and a subsidiary all obtained at the same sitting.
  2. A degree in Biological Sciences and/or Chemistry from any recognized University.
  3. A Diploma in any of the following from a Senate recognized training institution:
    • Animal Health
    • Agriculture
    • Medical Laboratory Technology
    • Science Laboratory Technology
    • Food Science Technology
    • Education (Biology and Chemistry)
    • Dental Science
    • Public Health
    • Basic or Advanced Nursing Diploma
    • Public Health
    • Radiography
    • Pharmaceutical Technology
    • Clinical Medicine (Clinical Officers Diploma)

In addition, an applicant must have a minimum of C+ in Biology or Biological Sciences and Chemistry or Physical Sciences at KCSE.

  • Be registered at the University of Nairobi or at any of University recognized by the Senate for degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery or Bachelor of Dental Surgery or Bachelor of Pharmacy or Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and must have successfully completed the pre-clinical programmes to join in level one of study.
  • Any other qualification equivalent to the above subject to Senates approval.


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For more info contact:
The Dean, School of Medicine,
Postal Address: P. O. Box 19676 - Nairobi, Kenya
Physical Address: Kenyatta National Hospital, College of Health Science
Tel: +254 20 2726300 Ext.43769 +254 20 2725102
Fax: 254-20-2725102