​​​​​Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery​ - MBChB​

The six-year degree programme is designed to prepare medical doctors who are well grounded with knowledge, competencies and skills in humanities, social sciences and medical sciences. Students will be capable of managing health problems and related issues at different levels of health systems through collaborative, innovative and strategic approaches that advance the well-bein​g of individuals and communities.

Key Features​

  • Student-centered and case-based learning  

  • ​Early research and critical thinking exposure

  • Integration of social sciences 

  • Interprofessional education

  • Continuous community involvement

  • Integration of technology in teaching and learning

  • Early clinical exposure​​

  • Merit and needs-based financial assistance and scholarships ​

Life at AKU is not all about the classroom

Here's what our students have to say about their experience of being developed 

as leaders and positive contributors to society.

AKU offers high-quality education, research, best practice in the delivery of health services, and a dynamic learning environment. By joining AKU, it gives me an opportunity to become a future leader in my area of study. It opens up a world of opportunities for me.

Dr Newnex Mongare, AKU Resident

Our annual Provost's Football Tournament and Sports Fiesta brings together students, staff and faculty from our Nairobi campus to participate in recreational activities that include football, swimming, athletics and karaoke among other competitions."

Meet your new furry friend

Representing our students, the AKU Leopard stands for Courage, Agility and Perseverance. Capable of adapting to various environments, it represents strength, independence of thought and action and the determination to overcome obstacles.

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