Call for applications for postgraduate training
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Date and time: 
Tue, 2013-04-30 16:09
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Applications are invited from qualified candidates to pursue postgraduate training in the following 2-year masters programs that are offered at the Department of Public Health, Pharmacology and Toxicology in the academic year 2013/2014 beginning September, 2013.  All the programs are full time and are offered by coursework, examination and thesis.

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN PHARMACOLOGY AND TOXICOLOGY

Admission Requirements

  1. Holders of the degree of Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine or Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery of the University of Nairobi.
  2. Holders of the degree of Bachelor of Pharmacy of the University of Nairobi.
  3. Holders of the degree of Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Technology of the University of Nairobi with at least upper second class honors or a lower second class honors and 1 year working experience.
  4. Holders of the degree of Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry of the University of Nairobi with at least an upper second class honors, or a lower second class honors and 1 year working experience. The applicant should have taken pharmacology & toxicology course at undergraduate level.
  5. Holders of Bachelor of Nursing degree of the University of Nairobi.
  6. Holders of equivalent Bachelor’s degrees from other Universities recognized and approved by University of Nairobi Senate.

 

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NATURAL PRODUCTS AND BIOPROSPECTING

Admission Requirements

  1. Holders of the following degrees of the University of Nairobi or other university  recognized by University of Nairobi Senate: Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine, Bachelor Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor Pharmacy, Bachelor Science in Nursing and Bachelor of Dental Surgery
  2. Holders of Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Technology, Zoology, Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Animal Science and Agriculture) of the University of Nairobi or other university  recognized by University of Nairobi Senate with at least upper second-class honors or lower second class honors with a minimum of two (2) years work experience in a relevant field.
  3. Holders of a pass degree or equivalent qualifications as listed above with either a relevant post-graduate diploma or five years work experience. 
  4. Holders of Master of Science degrees in related disciplines.

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN VETERINARY EPIDEMIOLOGY AND ECONOMICS

Admission Requirements

  1. Holders of the degree of Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Nairobi.
  2. Other candidates who have obtained degrees from other universities approved by Senate as being equivalent to Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Nairobi.               

MASTER OF VETERINARY PUBLIC HEALTH

Admission Requirements

 

a). Holders of the degree of Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine, or Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Nairobi.

b). Holders of Bachelor of Biomedical Technology, Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Management, Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and Biotechnology, or Bachelor of Science in Zoology from the University of Nairobi

c). Holders of equivalent degrees from other universities recognized by Senate

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN LEATHER SCIENCE

Admission requirements

  1. Holders of at least an upper Second Class Honours degree of Bachelor of Science in Leather Science, Chemistry, Biology, Animal Science, Biochemistry, Biomedical Technology or Animal Production of the University of Nairobi or from other institutions recognized by the Senate.
  1. Holders of at least a Lower Second Class Honours degree in any of the disciplines listed in (2.1) above, with at least two years work experience.
  1. Holders of a Pass degree in any of the disciplines listed in (1) above, with a least five years work experience.
  1. Holders of the Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine degree of the University of Nairobi.
  1. Holders of any other appropriate degrees approved by the Senate.

FEES STRUCTURE FOR ALL MASTERS PROGRAMS

ITEM DESCRIPTION

  YEAR 1

YEAR 2

TOTAL(Ksh)

Tuition fees

150,000.00

 50,000.00

200,000.00

Laboratory fees

   50,000.00

  -

   50,000.00

Computer fees

     5,000.00

  5,000.00

   10,000.00

Supervision fees

     -

50,000.00

   50,000.00

Registration fees

    2,000.00

 2, 000.00

     4,000.00

ID Card

       500.00

     500.00

     1,000.00

Caution

   5,000.00

 -

     5,000.00

Medical emergency

   5,000.00

  5,000.00

   10,000.00

Library fee

   2,000.00

  2,000.00

     4,000.00

Minimum research Fund

-

 

 

Total

221,500.00

116,500.00

 338,000.00

Notes:

Non-Kenyan students within the East African Community are charged 20% more on the tuition fees while those out are charged 25% more on the tuition fees. Potential applicants can calculate their fees at a rate of I USD = Ksh. 85.00.

A minimum of Ksh.150,000.00 will be required in the second year for the research project..

The above fees does not include accommodation, personal maintenance costs, books and stationery, neither does the University guarantee provision of accommodation. Those from outside Kenya will require an additional US$ 3,000.00 per year for their maintenance and up keep in Nairobi.

Application Procedure

Application forms can be obtained from the UNES finance offices at the main campus on payment of a non-refundable application fee of Kshs. 3000/= for Kenyan citizens and US$ 50 or its equivalent for non-Kenyan citizens. Application fees must be paid in Cash at any Barclays bank branch a/c no. 030-073-1023948 and the banking slip to be taken to UNES in Gandhi Wing Room G3 for issue of receipt before collection of the application forms. Forms may also be downloaded from the University website (www.uonbi.ac.ke/admissions and fees paid on submission. The completed application forms accompanied with copies of degree certificates and academic transcripts are submitted to the Board of Postgraduate studies, which is located at the main Campus on the ground floor of Gandhi Wing or to the Chairman, Department of Public Health, Pharmacology and Toxicology for processing.

Enquiries

For further information, please contact:

Chairman, Department of Public Health, Pharmacology and Toxicology,

P.O Box 29053, 00625, Nairobi.

Tel: 254-020-2453621

Email: dept-publichealth@uonbi.ac.ke

Expiry Date: 
Sun, 2017-04-30 16:09