24 months
3188 EUR/year
3188 EUR/year
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Medical Statistics programme offered by the University of Nairobi course aims at training such personnel by equipping them with the relevant knowledge of theoretical and practical aspects of statistics and their applications in health research. 


Program Details

Medical Statistics programme offered by the University of Nairobi prepares students to develop and apply techniques of mathematics, statistics and computing to health research and health care delivery, provide statistical expertise on public health issues and analyze and interpret medical data.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Statistical Methods 
  • Epidemiological Methods 
  • Data Management And Statistical Computing
  • Sample Survey Methods
  • Design And Analysis Of Clinical Trials.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

Candidates eligible for admission into the MSc. degree in Medical Statistics shall have the following qualifications:

  • Holders of Bachelors degrees in Medicine & Surgery, Dental Sciences, Pharmacy, Veterinary Medicine and Nursing Sciences from the University of Nairobi.
  • Holders of at least an upper second class Bachelors degree in Science, Engineering, Agriculture and Arts based subjects with strong mathematical background from the University of Nairobi.
  • Holders of a lower second class degree in the disciplines specified in (2) above plus postgraduate diploma or at least two years of relevant research/work experience in their respective fields.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3188 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1594 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    3188 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1594 EUR per semester during 24 months.

192,000 KES per semester

Living costs for Nairobi

49608 - 74988 KES /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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