BACHELOR OF PHARMACY (B. PHARM) Admission Requirements and fee structure at the University of Nairobi

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Bachelor of Pharmacy is one of the most marketable degree courses to pursue in Kenya. Below are the admission requirements and fee structure for the University of Nairobi:

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

KCSE and International Baccalaureate (IB) Applicants: Eligibility for consideration for admission into the Bachelor of Pharmacy programme shall be governed by the prevailing average cluster weight that shall be determined from time to time by the University. The cluster subjects for Bachelor of Pharmacy are as follows: Biology; Chemistry; Physics or Mathematics; English or Kiswahili

G.C.E/A-Level Applicants: Eligibility for consideration for admission into the Bachelor of Pharmacy programme shall be a minimum of two Principal passes in Biology and Chemistry and a subsidiary pass or credit pass at ‘O’ level in Physics or Mathematics.

Holders of a Diploma in Biological Sciences: Eligibility for consideration for admission into the Bachelor of Pharmacy programme shall be a credit pass in Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology/ Laboratory Technology/Clinical Medicine/Radiology/ Basic and/or Advanced Nursing/Public Health/Environment Health/Dental Sciences from the Kenya Medical Training College or any other recognised training institution. In addition, they should have C mean grade in KCSE with an average cluster weight that shall be determined from time to time by the University.

Holders of any degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Nairobi or equivalent qualifications from a recognised University shall be eligibility for consideration for admission into the Bachelor of Pharmacy programme.

 

SCHEDULE OF INTAKES

Intakes are in September every calendar year. Registration and admission for qualified applicants commence in August. For more  information on Registration & Admission please  click here
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APPLICATION PROCEDURE

When To Apply – applications for admission are received on a rolling basis, and you should try to apply as soon as possible after you meet the admission requirements stipulated above.

Application Fees – an application fee of Ksh 3000.00 for Module II applications must be paid for every application.

Required documentation – copies of your KCSE (or GCSE/GCE) certificate, diploma/degree certificate plus transcripts, must be submitted with the application. You must also submit a certified copy of a picture ID (national identity card, passport biodata page). All uploaded documents must be certified, clear and legible.

 

For enquiries, kindly contact us via:

Email: dept-Pharmacy@uonbi.ac.ke

Tel:  +254 020 491 5007

FEE STRUCTURE FOR BACHELOR OF PHARMACY AT UON

BACHELOR OF PHARMACY – U29      
Bachelor of Pharmacy – Year 1      
Course Code  Course   Hours  Units  
UPC101  Chemistry       180.00           4.00                      78,260.87
UPC102  Biochemistry       225.00           5.00                      97,826.09
UPC103  Medical Physiology       180.00           4.00                      78,260.87
UPC104  Mathematics       135.00           3.00                      58,695.65
UPC106  Human Anatomy       180.00           4.00                      78,260.87
UPC113  Pharmaceutical Chemistry       135.00           3.00                      58,695.65
       1,035.00                     450,000.00
         
TUITION                         450,000.00
MEDICAL FEE (PER YEAR)                            6,500.00
CAUTION – (ONCE)                            5,000.00
EXAMINATION (PER UNIT @1000)                            6,000.00
STUDENT ORGANISATION(PER YEAR)                            1,000.00
ACTIVITY-( PER YEAR)                            2,000.00
REGISTRATION (PER SEMESTER@2250)                            4,500.00
ID CARD ( PER YEAR)                            1,000.00
LIBRARY (PER YEAR)                            4,000.00
ICT SERVICES – (PER YEAR)                            7,000.00
         
Semester 1                       262,000.00
Semester 2                       225,000.00
Total for Year 1                        487,000.00
         
Bachelor of Pharmacy – Year 2      
Course Code  Course   Hours  Units  
UPC202  Biochemistry IIb       270.00           6.00                   103,846.15
UPC203  Medical Physiology IIb       315.00           7.00                   121,153.85
UPC208  Microbiology b       180.00           4.00                      69,230.77
UPC211  Pharmaceutics I          45.00           1.00                      17,307.69
UPC212  Pharmacology I          90.00           2.00                      34,615.38
UPC213  Pharmaceutical Chemistry  IIb       225.00           5.00                      86,538.46
UPC215  Social and Behavioural Chemistry          45.00           1.00                      17,307.69
       1,170.00                     450,000.00
         
TUITION                         450,000.00
MEDICAL FEE (PER YEAR)                            6,500.00
EXAMINATION (PER UNIT @1000)                            7,000.00
STUDENT ORGANISATION(PER YEAR)                            1,000.00
ACTIVITY-( PER YEAR)                            2,000.00
REGISTRATION (PER SEMESTER@2250)                            4,500.00
ID CARD ( PER YEAR)                            1,000.00
LIBRARY (PER YEAR)                            4,000.00
ICT SERVICES – (PER YEAR)                            7,000.00
         
Semester 1                       258,000.00
Semester 2                       225,000.00
Total for Year 2                       483,000.00
         
Bachelor of Pharmacy – Year 3      
Course Code  Course   Hours  Units  
UPC310  Human Pathology       135.00           3.00                      56,250.00
UPC311  Pharmaceutics  I       225.00           5.00                      93,750.00
UPC312  Pharmacology II       180.00           4.00                      75,000.00
UPC313  Pharmaceutical Chemistry III       225.00           5.00                      93,750.00
UPC314  Pharmacognosy I       225.00           5.00                      93,750.00
UPC316  Clinical Pharmacy I          90.00           2.00                      37,500.00
       1,080.00                     450,000.00
         
TUITION                         450,000.00
MEDICAL FEE (PER YEAR)                            6,500.00
EXAMINATION (PER UNIT @1000)                            6,000.00
STUDENT ORGANISATION(PER YEAR)                            1,000.00
ACTIVITY-( PER YEAR)                            2,000.00
REGISTRATION (PER SEMESTER@2250)                            4,500.00
ID CARD ( PER YEAR)                            1,000.00
LIBRARY (PER YEAR)                            4,000.00
ICT SERVICES – (PER YEAR)                            7,000.00
         
Semester 1                       257,000.00
Semester 2                       225,000.00
Total for Year 3                       482,000.00
         
Bachelor of Pharmacy – Year 4      
Course Code  Course   Hours  Units  
UPC411  Pharmaceutics II       225.00           5.00                      72,580.65
UPC412  Pharmacology III       180.00           4.00                      58,064.52
UPC413  Pharmaceutical Chemistry IV       225.00           5.00                      72,580.65
UPC414  Pharmacognosy II       225.00           5.00                      72,580.65
UPC416  Clinical Pharmacy Id       225.00           5.00                      72,580.65
UPC417  Elective Term       315.00           7.00                   101,612.90
       1,395.00                     450,000.00
         
TUITION                         450,000.00
MEDICAL FEE (PER YEAR)                            6,500.00
EXAMINATION (PER UNIT @1000)                            6,000.00
STUDENT ORGANISATION(PER YEAR)                            1,000.00
ACTIVITY-( PER YEAR)                            2,000.00
REGISTRATION (PER SEMESTER@2250)                            4,500.00
ID CARD ( PER YEAR)                            1,000.00
LIBRARY (PER YEAR)                            4,000.00
ICT SERVICES – (PER YEAR)                            7,000.00
         
Semester 1                       257,000.00
Semester 2                       225,000.00
Total for Year 4                       482,000.00
         
Bachelor of Pharmacy – Year 5      
Course Code  Course   Hours  Units  
UPC511  Pharmaceutics III       180.00           4.00                      72,000.00
UPC512  Pharmacology IV       180.00           4.00                      72,000.00
UPC513  Pharmaceutical Chemistry V       180.00           4.00                      72,000.00
UPC514  Pharmacognosy III          90.00           2.00                      36,000.00
UPC515  Pharmacy Management and Leadership e          45.00           1.00                      18,000.00
UPC516  Clinical Pharmacy II e       225.00           5.00                      90,000.00
UPC517  Research Project       180.00           4.00                      72,000.00
UPC518  Pharmacy Law and Ethics  e          45.00           1.00                      18,000.00
       1,125.00                     450,000.00
         
TUITION                         450,000.00
MEDICAL FEE (PER YEAR)                            6,500.00
EXAMINATION (PER UNIT @1000)                            8,000.00
STUDENT ORGANISATION(PER YEAR)                            1,000.00
ACTIVITY-( PER YEAR)                            2,000.00
REGISTRATION (PER SEMESTER@2250)                            4,500.00
ID CARD ( PER YEAR)                            1,000.00
LIBRARY (PER YEAR)                            4,000.00
ICT SERVICES – (PER YEAR)                            7,000.00
         
Semester 1                       259,000.00
Semester 2                       225,000.00
Total for Year 5                       484,000.00
         
Grand Total for Bachelor of Pharmacy         2,418,000.00