Masters in Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery (MMed ORL-HNS) is a five-year programme based on adult learning principles inclined towards realizing the needs of the learner in a learner-centred approach.
Philosophy: The philosophy of teaching shall be based on adult learning principles inclined towards realizing the needs of the learner in a learner-centred approach.The goal is to produce competent, autonomous, outstanding surgeons who serve the
communities they attend to with passion and purpose.
Rationale: The MMed Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery programme shall produce surgeons with the necessary skills to cope with the global challenges of modern-day surgical practice.
The goal of the course is to produce competent, autonomous, outstanding surgeons who serve the communities they attend to with passion and purpose. It is also structured to produce surgeons with the necessary skills to cope with the global challenges of modern-day surgical practice.
This programme shall be delivered through face-face mode, self-directed learning and e-learning, synchronous and asynchronous.
Attachment Opportunities: These include Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital, Kijabe
Hospital and University of Kentucky (USA).
Contacts of support persons:
Thematic Head ORL-HNS
Dr. Joyce Aswani
Tel (Dept): +254 20 4915043
1. Prof. Isaac Macharia
2. Dr. Peter Mugwe
3. Dr. Chimmy Okoth Olende
4. Dr. Peter Masinde
5. Dr. Feroze Mujahid Din
6. Dr. Titus Matere Sisenda
7. Maj. (Retired) Dr. Irungu Ndirangu
8. Col. (Retired) Dr. Gacani Mberia
9. Dr. Ranjana Sonigra
10. Dr. Maurice Podho
The Common Regulations for the Master of Medicine Degree
in the University shall apply. The candidates eligible for admission into the programme shall fulfil the following conditions:
- Hold a minimum of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) degree of the University of Nairobi or any equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by the University Senate.
- The degree should be registrable by the Medical Practitioner’s and Dentists Board of Kenya for purposes of training and learners must produce evidence of registration and retention with the same board at commencement of training.
- The learners shall be required to have a professional indemnity insurance cover.
Schedule of intakes: Admission is done once every year.
Graduands end up in successful employment in private sector, public sector or academia. The programme can also lead to sub-specialization training in any of the Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery sub-specialties.
Fees and Funding