In this article, we will go over the diploma in clinical medicine and surgery in Nairobi University, including entry requirements, fees, how to apply, and more.
So, if you are planning to enroll in the course at Nairobi University, here is everything you need to know.
Let’s get started…
Diploma in clinical medicine and surgery in Nairobi University
Unfortunately, Nairobi University does not offer a clinical medicine and surgery diploma.
In fact, it only offers three medical-related diploma courses, namely:
- Diploma in Clinical Audiology and Public Health Otology
- Diploma in Medical Diagnostic Ultrasound
- Diploma in Renal Nursing
So, you can only study the diplomas listed above and not the diploma in clinical medicine at the University of Nairobi.
In short, if you only want to study a diploma in clinical medicine and surgery, you’ll have to look for alternative medical schools to enroll in for the course.
Anyway, don’t worry; I’ll share some other medical schools that offer the course that you might want to look into.
But first, let’s go over the general entry requirements for the course.
Diploma in clinical medicine and surgery requirements
The general entry requirements for the diploma in clinical medicine in Kenya are as follows:
You must have scored a minimum mean grade of C (plain) in KCSE.
In addition, you must have attained certain qualifications in the required cluster subjects as follows:
- English or Kiswahili: at least a C (plain)
- Chemistry/Physical Sciences: at least a C (plain)
- Biology/Biological Sciences: C (plain)
Also, you must have at least a C (plain) in any one of the following subjects: Mathematics, Physics, or Physical Sciences.
So, bearing that in mind…
Where else in Kenya can you pursue a diploma in clinical medicine and surgery?
Well, let’s find out…
KMTC (Kenya Medical Training College)
The course is offered at several KMTC campuses across the country.
To apply as a government-sponsored student, you must apply through the KUCCPS portal when it is open for KMTC intake, so keep checking.
Remember, if you enroll in this course as a government-sponsored student, you will qualify for government scholarships and loans to help you clear your school fees without struggle.
Alternatively, you can also apply as a self-sponsored student, directly through the KMTC application portal.
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North Coast Medical Training College
North Coast MTC is a private medical college located in Bomani village in Kikambala Location, Kilifi County.
They do offer a diploma in clinical medicine and surgery at a cost of Kshs. 58, 400 per semester (tuition only) for a period of three years (6 semesters).
To apply for the course, please click here, and if you require any additional information, please contact the school using the following contact information:
Phone no.: 0713 788 077 or 0708 235 208
Email address: email@example.com
The Outspan Medical College
The Outspan Medical College is inspected and approved by the Clinical Officers Council of Kenya to train clinical medicine and surgery at the diploma level.
So, As a result, this is yet another private medical college to consider enrolling in for the course.
They are located in Rware, off Baden Powel Road, in Nyeri.
You can also contact them by phone at 0702 303 777 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about the course, including fees, when to apply, and any other questions you may have.
Nyahururu Medical Training College
Nyahururu MTC, which is located near Riverbank Schools in Nyahururu along the Nyeri-Nyahururu Highway, also offers the course.
For more information, contact them at 0736 145 310, 0777 094 223, 0110 094 223, or email@example.com.
You can also learn more about the course by visiting their website here.
And, to apply for the course, go here.
Other medical institutions in Kenya offering Diploma in clinical medicine and surgery
Aside from the institutions mentioned above, there are other medical schools that are accredited to offer the diploma in clinical medicine and surgery.
Among them are:
- Thika School of Medical and Health Sciences – firstname.lastname@example.org
- Fafa Medical Training College – email@example.com
- Aic Kijabe College of Health Science – firstname.lastname@example.org
- Kendubay Adventist Training College – email@example.com
Diploma in clinical medicine and surgery in Nairobi University – Wrap up
So, while Nairobi University does not offer the diploma in clinical medicine and surgery, you can pursue it at one of the other medical schools listed above.
Remember to apply to KMTC via KUCCPS when the KMTC intake is open. It is usually announced in the media, on social media, as well as on their website. So, keep checking.
Otherwise, all the best as you prepare to pursue your dream career.