Amref International University (AMIU): Courses and Fees Structure

Amref International University (AMIU): Courses and Fees Structure

This is a list of all courses offered at Amref International University and their fee structure as of 2021. The institution was established in 2017 as a premier Pan African University of health sciences. It is owned by Amref Health Africa; a leading health development organization headquartered in Nairobi. The university’s main campus is located along Lang’ata Road, opposite Wilson Airport.

a) Amref International University Undergraduate Courses

1. BSc Midwifery and Reproductive Health (in-service) upgrading

Entry Requirements

  • An aggregate of grade C in KCSE or Division II in the KCE or equivalent  with a C in Biology or Biological Studies
  • Diploma in Nursing KRN, KRM or KRCHN or it’s equivalent from a recognized institution and a minimum of two (2) years post-diploma working experience

Duration: 3 years

Total Fees: Ksh 460,000

2. BSc Midwifery and Reproductive Health (Fresh or direct entry)

Entry Requirements

  • KCSE aggregate of a grade of  C+ or equivalent with English or Kiswahili C+, Mathematics or Physics/Physical sciences C+, Chemistry C+, Biology/Biological sciences C+

Duration: 4 years

Total Fees: Ks 710,000

3. BSc Nursing (fresh or direct entry)

Entry Requirements

  • KCSE aggregate of a grade of C+ or equivalent with English or Kiswahili C+, Mathematics or Physics/Physical sciences C+, Chemistry C+, Biology/Biological sciences C+

Duration: 4 years; three trimesters per year.

First Year Fees

  • 1st Trimester – Ksh 88,200
  • 2nd Trimester – Ksh 106, 700
  • 3rd Trimester –  Ksh 106, 700

4. BSc Nursing Upgrading (in-service)

Entry Requirements

  • All cadres of diploma nurses i.e. nurses who are either KRN, KRCHN, KRM or KRPN from a recognized institution
  • A valid Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK) License
  • A Minimum of 2 years working experience in a relevant setting
  • A mean grade of C plain or Division II in O-levels with
  • A pass or C plain in English or Kiswahili.

Duration: 3 years; three trimesters per year.

First Year Fees

  • 1st Trimester – Ksh 66,200
  • 2nd Trimester – Ksh 63, 700
  • 3rd Trimester –  Ksh 60, 700

5. BSc Physiotherapy

Entry Requirements

  • KCSE aggregate of the grade of  C+ or equivalent with English or Kiswahili C+, Mathematics or Physics/Physical sciences C+, Chemistry C+, Biology/Biological sciences C+
  • Upgrading: diploma or higher diploma in physiotherapy from an accredited institution.

Duration: 4 years for entry-level and 2-3 years (6-9) trimesters) for post-diploma physiotherapy students. The course has three trimesters per year.

First Year Fees

  • 1st Trimester – Ksh 88,700
  • 2nd Trimester – Ksh 88,700
  • 3rd Trimester –  Ksh 88,700

6. BSc in Community Health Practice

Entry Requirements

  • KCSE (or equivalent) Certificate with a minimum aggregate of C+, minimum of C in Biology and Chemistry, minimum C in English/Kiswahili and Mathematics/Physics. 
  • KACE with a minimum of two principal passes, including Biology and subsidiary passes in Chemistry, Mathematics/Physics.
  • Diploma (with a mean grade of C) in Public Health, Environmental Health, Clinical Medicine, Pharmacy, Community Health, Human Nutrition;
  • The equivalent or higher National Diploma (HND) in Public Health, Environmental Health, Clinical Medicine, Pharmacy, Community Health, Human Nutrition or the equivalent of any of these qualifications from an institution recognised by the University Senate.

Duration: 4 years

First Fees for Full-time students 

  • 1st Trimester – Ksh 86,200
  • 2nd Trimester – Ksh 80,700

First Fees for Part-time  students 

  • 1st Trimester – Ksh 65,200
  • 2nd Trimester – Ksh 59,700
  • 3rd Trimester –  Ksh 59,700

7. BSc in Health Systems Management and Development

Entry Requirements

  • KCSE (or equivalent) Certificate with a minimum aggregate of C+, minimum of C in Biology and Chemistry,
    Minimum of C in English/Kiswahili and Mathematics/Physics (or equivalent) certificate with C+ for Biology and Chemistry;
  •  KACE with a minimum of two principal passes including Biology and subsidiary passes in Chemistry, Mathematics/Physics;
  • Diploma (with a mean grade C) in Public Administration, Business Administration/Management, Public Health, Environmental Health, Clinical Medicine, Pharmacy, Community Health, Human Nutrition or the equivalent;
  • Higher National Diploma (HND) in Public Administration, Business Administration/Management, Public Health, Environmental Health, Clinical Medicine, Pharmacy, Community Health, Human Nutrition, or the equivalent of any of these qualifications from an Institution recognised by the University Senate plus a KCSE mean grade C.

Duration: 4 years

First Fees for Full-time students 

  • 1st Trimester – Ksh 86,200
  • 2nd Trimester – Ksh 80,700

First Fees for Part-time  students 

  • 1st Trimester – Ksh 65,200
  • 2nd Trimester – Ksh 59,700
  • 3rd Trimester –  Ksh 59,700

b) Postgraduate Courses

1. MSc in Health Professions Education

Entry Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in medical/ health-related first-degree course – Upper second class or lower second with 2-year post-degree

Duration: 24 months

First Year Fees

  • 1st Trimester – Ksh 111,700
  • 2nd Trimester – Ksh 107,200

Second Year Fees

  • 1st Trimester – Ksh 108,000
  • 2nd Trimester – Ksh 106,000

2. Masters in Public Health

Entry Requirements

  • A basic degree relevant to the applicant’s area of specialization, including Biological, Social and Health Sciences or other closely allied disciplines
  • Upper Second class honours and above in relevant discipline or its equivalent from a university recognised by Amref International University Senate
  • At least one-year working experience

Duration: 2 years

Fees

First Year Fees

  • 1st Trimester – Ksh 141,700
  • 2nd Trimester – Ksh 137,200

Second Year Fees

  • 1st Trimester – Ksh 143,000
  • 2nd Trimester – Ksh 136,000

c) Diploma Courses

1. Advanced Diploma in Applied Mental Health Practice 

This is Programme is offered in Partnership with Chiromo Mental Health Hospital.

Entry Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in clinical psychology, counselling psychology, psychiatry, psychiatric nursing, or any other related degree from an accredited university.

Duration: 1 year

Course Fees: Ksh 207,600

2. Higher Diploma Critical Care Nursing 

Entry Requirements

  • A Registered nurse (BScN/, BN/, KRN, KRN/M, KRCHN, KRN-Mental Health)  with two years of clinical work experience and in possession of a  valid nursing practice license

Duration: 1 year

Course Fees: Ksh 225,600

3. Higher Diploma in Community Health

Entry Requirements

  • Diploma in Community Health recognised by AMIU with at least one-year working experience or
  • Health-related Diploma or equivalent qualifications recognised by AMIU with at least one-year working experience or
  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university

Duration: 1 year

Course Fees: Ksh 189,000

4. Higher Diploma in Comprehensive Reproductive Health

Entry Requirements

  • Be health worker: nurse, midwife or clinical officer

Duration: 1 year

Course Fees: Ksh 156,600

5. Diploma in Nursing – upgrading Enrolled Nurse midwives (EN/M) to KRCHN

Entry Requirements

  • Be a Kenya Enrolled Community Health Nurse (KECHN)
  • Be an Enrolled Nurse/Midwife (EN/M)

Duration: 2 ½ years

Fees for the first year

Module 1: Ksh 55,200

Module 2: Ksh  50,700

6. Diploma in Nursing: Pre-service KRCHN Programme (Fresh entry)

Entry Requirements

  • C (plain) aggregate in KCSE or K.C.E Division II
  • C (plain) or credit in English or Kiswahili
  • C (plain) or credit in Biology or Biological Sciences
  • C- (Minus) or pass in any of the following: Physics, Physical Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics

Duration:  3 ½ years

Fees for the first year

Module 1: Ksh 88,200

Module 2: Ksh  83,700

7. Diploma in Nursing: upgrading Enrolled Community Health Nurses (ECHN) to KRCHN

Entry Requirements

  • Be a Kenya Enrolled Community Health Nurse (KECHN)
  • Be an Enrolled Nurse/Midwife (EN/M)

Duration: 2 years

Fees for the first year

Module 1: 50,200

Module 2: 45,700

8. Diploma in Community Health Practice (Basic)

Entry Requirements

  • KCSE Mean Grade: Minimum C Minus (or its equivalent) with a minimum grade of C minus in English/ Kiswahili and a minimum grade of C minus in one (1) of the following subjects: Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Agriculture and Home ScienceOR
  • Certificate Pass in Community/ Public/ Community/ Environmental health/ Development or health-related courses from institutions approved by AMIU Senate

OR

  • Equivalent qualifications approved by the University

Duration: 3 years

Fees for the first year

1st Trimester: 62, 200

2nd Trimester: 57, 700

3rd Trimester: 57,700

 

d) Amref University Short Courses

1. Physiotherapy Clinical Instructors Credentialed Course

Entry Requirements

  • Trained physiotherapists, speech therapists, occupational therapists, nurses, and others who have practising certificates.

Duration: 1 Week

Course Fees: Ksh 30,000

2. School Leaver’s Career Guidance & Campus Life Preparation Training

This course prepares school leavers aspiring to join post-secondary and various training institutions to be knowledgeable, competent and ethical in their career development and future choices.

Duration: 2 Weeks

Course Fees: Ksh 20,000.00

3. Household Air Quality Management (To Improve Health & Protect the Environment)

This course targets health workers such as Community Health Extension Workers (CHEWs), Public Health Officers/Environmental Health Officers, (EHOs), Health Promotion Officers and other professionals who are working in the Energy and Environment sectors such as Architects, Engineers and Energy officers involved in green projects within the African region.

Duration:  1 Week

Course Fees:  USD 700

4. Human Resource for Health Preparation for Global Opportunities

This course is designed to equip health workers with knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to provide quality health care locally, regionally as well as globally. Participants will gain competencies in managing health patients/clients including conditions and issues affecting the aged persons, those with terminal illnesses and special dietary needs. Participants will be thoroughly prepared on immigration requirements and coached for professional entry examinations.

Duration: 4 weeks

Course Fees: USD 1400

5. Health Communication and Journalism

The aim of the course is to enhance knowledge, build skills and nurture competencies of journalists, Public Relations Officers and health managers on all aspects related to health reporting.

Duration: 4 Weeks (7 days Face to Face and 21 days Fieldwork)

Course Fees: US$ 800 Exclusive of accommodation and travel

6. Regional Smart Survey Manager Level Training

This training is intended for staff or persons involved in nutrition and mortality surveys in their agencies.

Duration: 7 days

Fees: $1, 600

7. Sexual Reproductive Health

Participant of this course get an orientation to a holistic approach to sexual and reproductive health as part of the general health of people and development

Duration: 5 days

Fees: Ksh 52,000 / USD 520

8. Electronic Document and Record Management

This course equips information services personnel with the requisite skills and knowledge to effectively manage information using modern ICT tools, techniques and applications.

Duration: 10 days

Fees: Ksh 70,000

9. Child Health

The course aims to provide health workers with the competencies they need to provide promotive, preventive and curative health services to children.

Duration: 2-3 months

Fees: Ksh 25,000

10. Community Health

The course is designed to enable learners to acquire knowledge and skills pertaining to community health and apply it to address community health issues and needs. It is aimed at developing competencies in health promotion, prevention and rehabilitation of individuals, families and the community, using the available resources.

Duration: 2-3 months

Fees: Ksh 20,500

11. Communicable Diseases

This course deals with the diagnosis, management, prevention and control of common communicable on tropical diseases.

Duration: 2-3 months

Fees: Ksh 20,500

12. Integrated HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care and Management

The objective of this course is to develop your knowledge, skills and attitudes with respect to the provision of comprehensive care to people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) and their families.

Duration: 1 month

Fees: Ksh 15,000

13. Non Communicable Diseases

The course has 17-modules covering non-communicable diseases in adults.

Duration: 2-3 months

Fees: Ksh 20,500

14. Malaria

This is a 12 module course which addresses the management, prevention and control of malaria.

Duration: 2-3 months

Fees: Ksh 15, 500

15. Nutrition

This course aims to provide health workers with knowledge and skills on how to promote good nutrition especially breastfeeding in the community; manage and prevent malnutrition in the community.

Duration: 2-3 months

Fees: Ksh  14,250

16. Medicine Management

The main objectives of the course are to prepare health managers who have competencies in medicines management in health facilities at different levels.

Duration: 2-3 months

Fees: Ksh 10, 500

17. Drug and Substance Abuse

This course is designed for health workers who are involved in curative and rehabilitative services at all levels of health care.

Duration: 2-3 months

Fees: Ksh 10, 500

18. Maternal & Neonatal Health

Duration: 2-3 months

Fees: Ksh 10, 500

19. Obstetrics and Gynaecology

This is a 10 module course which looks at the female Reproductive system and specifically discusses issues related to pregnancy and delivery and associated medical problems.

Duration: 2-3 months

Fees: Ksh 13,000

20. Monitoring and Evaluation

This course equips participants with competencies in monitoring and evaluation of development interventions at project, programme and organisational level.

Duration: 3-6 months

Fees: Ksh 70,000

21. Fundraising and Resource Mobilization

This course aims at developing knowledge and skills for effective mobilization of human and other resources for enhancing the organization’s capacity to implement the program.

Duration: 5 days

Fees: Ksh 52,000

22. Practical Project Management and Sustainability

This course aims at building the competencies of senior and middle-level managers in prudent of scarce resources to effectively and efficiently deliver on their mandate.

Duration: 10 days

Fees: Ksh 70,000

23. Hospital Administration and Management

The course instils in-depth knowledge and skills on how to manage hospitals in a resource-limited environment.

Duration: 2 weeks

Fees: Ksh 70,000

24. Health Systems Strengthening

This course provides training in good governance, leadership and management in the health sector and are tasked to promote the same in their respective surroundings.

Duration: 10 days

Fees: Ksh 70,000

25. Strategic Management and Leadership (Result Based Management)

It provides knowledge and practical skills to enhance individual and team productivity.

Duration: 2 weeks

Fees: Ksh 70,000

26. Logistics, Commodity and Supply Chain Management

This course provides participants with the competencies they need to maintain effective and efficient commodity supply systems.

Duration: 10 days

Fees: Ksh 70,000

27. Leadership and Management in Community Development

The course gives participants a clear understanding of the process of initiating sustainable intervention projects, planning, management and implementation.

Duration: 10 days

Fees: Ksh 70,000

28. Disaster and Trauma Counseling Management

The course equips the learners with the skills, knowledge, attitudes and competencies in identifying and responding to different types of disasters and make recovery.

Duration: 10 days

Fees: Ksh 70,000

29. Training of Facilitators (TOF)

This course applies a hands-on approach to participatory teaching methods and skills and ensures that trainees acquire the knowledge and skills to deliver training in a stimulating atmosphere.

Duration: 10 days

Fees: Ksh 70,000

30. Behaviour Change and Communication

The course aims at equipping learners with knowledge, skills, attitude and competencies to effect behaviour changes within their organizations and individuals.

Duration: 5 days

Fees: Ksh 52,000

31. Customer Service Management

This course enables trainees to acquire skills on interpersonal skills, communication and administrative functions.

Duration: 3 days

Fees: Ksh 52,000

32. Supportive Supervision Mentorship and Coaching

The purpose of this course is to develop relevant facilitative supervision competencies among participants.

Duration: 1 week

Fees: Ksh 52,000

33. Finance Management for Non-Finance Managers

This course will enhance the capacity of non-finance professionals in management positions to effectively play their financial over-sight roles in ensuring prudence in financial matters.

Duration: 5 days

Fees: Ksh 52,000

34. Research Methods-Quantitative & Qualitative Data Analysis

This course aims at building the competencies of participants on qualitative and quantitative data analysis.

Duration: 5 days

Fees: Ksh 52,000

35. Advocacy Skills

The course seeks to empower the participants with advocacy and lobbying skills in order to advocate for community issues, health and health-related issues.

Duration: 1 week

Fees: Ksh 52,000

36. Statistical Data Analysis using SPSS – Level 1

The course will give you practical skills on the appropriate application of univariate and bivariate statistical methods in data analysis and drawing insights.

Duration: 4 days

Fees: Ksh 25,000

37. Statistical Data Analysis using SPSS – Level 2

The course will strengthen your knowledge in determining appropriate multivariate techniques in data analysis and interpretation of results.

Duration: 4 days

Fees: Ksh 25,000


Amref Kenya Entry Requirements

Undergraduate Minimum Requirements
  • KCSE certificate with a Mean Grade of C+ and above or its equivalent, OR
  • A Diploma from an Accredited and Recognized Tertiary Institution with a minimum of a credit, OR
  • KCSE Mean Grade C (plain) or equivalent with a Post-Secondary Certificate and Diploma from a recognized institution, OR
  • KCE, East African Certificate of Education (EACE) “Ordinary Level” Division II or equivalent, plus a Post-Secondary Certificate and a Diploma from a recognized institution, OR
  • KACE “Advanced Level” with two Principal passes and a subsidiary, OR
  • Pre-University course as a qualification for university entrance
Post Graduate Requirements

For Master’s Degree, Postgraduate Diploma, or post-graduate certificate qualifications, you must present a certified copy of a recognized bachelor’s degree certificate with academic transcripts.

How to Apply for Amref Kenya Courses
  1. Download application forms from www.amref.ac.ke OR collect forms from the Admissions Office, at AMIU along Langata Road, Nairobi.
  2. Send applications to: enquiry@amref.ac.ke
  3. Submit a completed application form and ensure that you attach:
  •  Copies of your academic and school leaving testimonials
  • National Identity Card (or Birth Certificate)
  • Reliable postal address, email, and telephone contact.

For any inquiries you can contact Amref International University on:

Please note that the fees are subject to change. Contact the school using the avenues below for fee policies and payments.

Amref International University Contacts

Location: Lang’ata Road, opposite Wilson Airport

Contacts: +254 020 699 3000,  +254 741 743 871

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