MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NATURAL PRODUCTS AND BIOPROSPECTING

Overview

 

 

MODE OF DELIVERY

The course shall be offered face-to- face either as full-time or part-time study, or through Open, Distance and e-Learning (ODeL) modes of study.

 Face -to-face mode

Full-time mode

This shall involve the use of tutorials, group-based learning, problem-based learning, practicals offered on fulltime basis. The contents will be delivered from 8.00 am to 5.00 pm during week days

Part-time mode

This shall involve the use of tutorials, group-based learning, problem-based learning, practicals offered on part-time basis. The contents will be delivered from 5.30pm to 9.00 pm during week days and 8.00 am-5.00 pm during weekends

 

Course Code and Course Title

SEMESTER I

JVN 600 Introduction to natural products science

JVN 601 Natural Products and the Environment

JVN 605 Bio-prospecting and value chains

JPH 603 Biostatistics and computer applications

JPM 607 Principles of scientific communication

SEMESTER II

JPT 601 Analytical techniques

JVN 603 Natural products and biological systems interactions

JVN 604 Natural Products safety and efficacy

JVN 606 Natural products entrepreneurship and economics

JVN 607 Natural products policy and ethics

JVN 701 Thesis examination

  1. The common regulations for the Masters Degrees in all faculties shall apply:
  2. The regulations for the Degree of Master of Science in the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine shall be applicable.
  3. Holders of the following degrees of the University of Nairobi or other university  recognized by University of Nairobi senate
    1. Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine
    2. Bachelor Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
    3. Bachelor Pharmacy
    4. Bachelor Science in Nursing
    5. Bachelor of Dental Surgery
  4. 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.
  5. Holders of Master of Science degree in related disciplines.
  6. Holders of a Bachelor's degree or an equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline from other institutions recognized by the Senate of the University of Nairobi.
  1. Natural  Products science, scope and relationship with other disciplines; historical trends and advances in Natural Products Local, Regional and Global; types and sources of natural products; Biodiversity; Taxonomy  and ecology of sources of selected NP e.g. plants, fungi, bacteria, animal origin.

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NATURAL PRODUCTS AND BIO-PROSPECTING (J534), 

 

 YEAR 1

 

 YEAR 2

 

 

 

 Semester 1

 Semester 2

 Semester 3

 Semester 4

 Totals

TUITION

               174,000

            174,000

                   174,000.00

             174,000.00

              696,000.00

ICT SERVICES - (PER YEAR)

                    7,000.00

                              -  

                        7,000.00

                               -  

                 14,000.00

REGISTRATION (PER SEMESTER@2250)

                    2,250.00

                 2,250.00

                        2,250.00

                  2,250.00

                   9,000.00

ID CARD ( PER YEAR)

                    1,000.00

                              -  

                        1,000.00

                               -  

                   2,000.00

CAUTION - (ONCE)

                    5,000.00

                              -  

                                     -  

                               -  

                   5,000.00

MEDICAL FEE (PER YEAR)

                    6,500.00

                              -  

                        6,500.00

                               -  

                 13,000.00

LIBRARY (PER YEAR)

                    5,000.00

                              -  

                        5,000.00

                               -  

                 10,000.00

ACTIVITY-( PER YEAR)

                    2,000.00

                              -  

                        2,000.00

                               -  

                   4,000.00

STUDENT ORGANISATION(PER YEAR)

                    1,000.00

                              -  

                        1,000.00

                               -  

                   2,000.00

EXAMINATION (PER UNIT @1000)

                    6,000.00

                 6,000.00

                                     -  

                               -  

                 12,000.00

THESIS EXAMINATION

 

 

 

                30,000.00

                 30,000.00

Grand totals

    209,750

  182,250

       198,750

   206,250

   797,000