WPCS 2.1.5
Tuition Fees:$0 /year
Applications Begin:June 2020
Final Award:Bachelor of Science in Biology
Start Date:September 2020
Academic Unit:School of Biological Sciences
Campus:Chiromo Campus
Application Deadline: 30 September 2020
Programme Overview

B.Sc. Biology is a programme  that places emphasis on disciplines that relate to natural resource management such as parasitology, entomology, microbiology and molecular biology.It is expected that these students shall have a broad-based foundation in biology including molecular biology, to provide graduates who will directly contribute to food production and poverty eradication.

Furthermore, the course is designed to produce capability for food processing industries and development, environmental protection and park development which requires specialists in biology and computer mathematical modelling in addition to taxonomists.

Admission Requirements

1. Candidates who intend to take Botany must have obtained the minimum University and Faculty of Science admission requirements.
2. They must have obtained a minimum grade of C+ in Biology in KCSE.
3. They must have passed with a minimum grade of C in Chemistry or Physical Science in the KSCE.

Application Process
Application Fees for Kenyan Students: $0
Application Fees for International Students: $0

How to Apply:
Applicants should visit = to apply Online

University of Nairobi has three intakes in an Academic year. Main intake being in September/October for all the courses and December/January for Bachelor of Education(Arts), Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Hospitality Management, Bachelor of Travel and Tourism April/May for Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education(Arts), Bachelor of Education Early Childhood, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Economics ,Bachelor of Economics and Statistics ,Bachelor of Journalism and media Studies, Bachelor of Art Broadcast Production, Bachelor of Hospitality Management, Bachelor of Travel and Tourism, Bachelor of Arts Broadcast Production and all Diploma and Certificate courses.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities of this programme include:
– Biology Content Developer
– Biological Technician
– Conservationist
– Ecologist
– Botanist
– Geneticist
– Horticulturist
– Molecular Biologist

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Tuition Fees for Kenyan Students: $0
Tuition Fees for International Students: $0

Tuition Fees per year for Kenyan Students = 165,000 KES
Tuition Fees per year for International Students = 198,000 KES
**This programme will be completed after a duration of 4 years, with fees per year as follows:
– First year = 165,000 KES
– Second year = 160,000 KES
– Third year = 136,000 KES
– Fourth year = 136,000 KES


International Students pay 20% more than the Kenyan Students.

Relevant Contact

College of Biological and Physical Sciences Office
Responsible for College's enquiries
Admissions Office
Admission Enquiries