Schools Offering Medical Engineering Courses in Kenya

This article contains a list of schools offering Diplomas and Degree in Medical Engineering.

What is Medical Engineering?

Biomedical engineering, also known as medical engineering, is the application of engineering principles and design concepts to medicine and biology for the purpose of providing healthcare. BME is also known as “bioengineering,” but this term has come to refer to biological engineering as well.

Which schools offer Biomedical engineering?

The institutions listed below are known to offer diplomas and degrees in Medical engineering;

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1. Kenyatta University

Kenyatta University offers a bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering (BME) in the school of Engineering and Technology. The course takes 5 years to complete and is offered at the university’s main campus in Kahawa.

To be eligible for admission to the Undergraduate program, a prospective candidate must meet the following minimum requirements: KCSE or equivalent mean grade of C+ (Plus) with at least C+ (Plus) or equivalent in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and English. (Geography is an added bonus.)

2. Mount Kenya University

It is known to be among the best institutions offering medical courses all over Kenya. The university offers a diploma in Medical Engineering. The entry requirements include at least KCSE mean C Plain &; C Plain in Chemistry and at least two of the following; Maths, Physics, and Geography.

In addition, a diploma from a recognized institution is accepted for admission. An amount of Ksh 23,550 is charged per trimester. The program takes 3 years to complete.

3. Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC)

KMTC is a state-operated college specializing in teaching medical programs in the country. Medical engineering is one of the courses taught at the college.

You must meet the following minimum requirements to enroll in this Course: C in KCSE, a C in English or Kiswahili, Mathematics, and Physics/Physical Sciences. C- in any of the following areas: Biology/Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Electricity, Metal Work, and Technical Drawing.