The field of Biomedical Sciences involves the study of human health and disease. In particular, several analytical sciences are used in a multidisciplinary approach to investigate normal life processes and to study pathological changes that occur in human disease. It forms the foundation of modern health-care, from cancer screening to diagnosing HIV, from blood transfusion for surgery to food poisoning, evaluation and screening of drugs and vaccines, epidemiological investigative work, teaching and research. It represents an opportunity to put scientific knowledge into practical use and play a key role within the health-care sector that offers career satisfaction for many in the profession.
The aim of the programme is to produce Biomedical Scientists who are competent in the diagnosis and monitoring of disease, management of public health promotion, and application of biomedical education and research skills to the study of human health and disease. It also equips the student with detailed knowledge of the principles of leadership and management within the context of the Biomedical Sciences.

Duration:

5 Years

  • Candidates with GCE Advanced level passes or equivalent in Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics at credit level or better, recognized by the Senate of this University, will be admitted directly to the first year level of the programme at the School of medicine.
  • Candidates with an advanced Certificate or Diploma in Science Laboratory Technology or equivalent qualification, at credit level or better (based on all courses), recognized by the Senate of this University, will also be admitted to the first year level of the programme.
  • Candidates with a three year Diploma in Biomedical Sciences/Technology or Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences/Technology, or equivalent, at credit level (based on all courses), recognized by the senate of this University, will be admitted to the third year level of the programme.
  • Candidates whose language is not English will normally be required to have passed a test approved by the Senate of this University

Tuition Fees

Year of Study         Amount           Period
2nd Year    K28,980.00                               Per Year
3rd Year    K26,345.00           Per Year
4th Year    K23,950.00           Per Year
5th Year    K21,774.00           Per Year
6th Year    K19,795.00           Per Year
7th Year    K17,995.00           Per Year

Foreign Students

Year of Study          Amount                   Period           
All Years    K70,858.00     Per Year

Non Tuition Fees*

Type of Fees Amount Period
Registration K40.00         Per Year
Examination K50.00         Per Course
Recreation K150.00         Per Year
Medical K200.00         Per Year
Caution Fee K182.50         Paid by 1st Years only once at entry (non-refundable)
Internet Connectivity K194.00         Per Year
Graduation Fee K100.00         Per Year
Record Card Fee K50.00         Paid by 1st Years only once at entry
Maintenance and Rehabilitation K165.00         Per Year
Student Union Fee K45.00         Per Year
Academic Fee K10.00         Per Year
Library K100.00         Per Year

*All Students (Except Distance Education Students)

Here is how to apply for the course.