MASTER OF MEDICINE IN THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY

Overview

The overall goal of the MMed-TCVS programmeis to produce competent, autonomous, ethical and outstanding Thoracic and Cardiovacular Surgeons who serve the communities they attend to with passion and purpose. The objective of the course is to produce qualified surgeons with the knowledge, skills and attitudes which shall enable them to function effectively as TCV  surgeons.

The teaching philosophy employed is based on adult learning principles inclined towards realizing the needs of the learner in a learner-centred approach. The course is geared towards production of surgeons with the necessary skills to cope with the global challenges of modern-day surgical practice.

The course is offered at Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) the teaching hospital of UoN and also at accredited external rotation sites.

Admission is once a year and the Common Regulations for the Master of Medicine Degree in UoN 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 (MB ChB) 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 Council of Kenya for purposes of training and learners must produce evidence of registration and retention with the council or equivalent at commencement of training.
  • The learners shall be required to have a Professional Indemnity (PI) insurance cover before commencement of training.

Graduands end up in successful employment or careers in private and public sector or academia. The programme can lead to sub-specialization training in any of the Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery  sub-specialties.

LIST OF ALUMNI

  1. Dr. Nikita P Mehta
  2. Dr. Naomi Kebba
  3. Dr. Fredrick Mitema
Year 1  TOTALS 
TUITION        648,000.00
EXAMINATION (PER UNIT @1000)            5,000.00
MEDICAL FEE (PER YEAR)            6,500.00
ICT SERVICES - (PER YEAR)            7,000.00
ACTIVITY-( PER YEAR)            2,000.00
LIBRARY (PER YEAR)            5,000.00
REGISTRATION (PER SEMESTER@2250)            4,500.00
ID CARD ( PER YEAR)            1,000.00
CAUTION - (ONCE)            5,000.00
STUDENT ORGANISATION(PER YEAR)            1,000.00
Totals        685,000.00
   
Year 2  
TUITION        648,000.00
EXAMINATION (PER UNIT @1000)            5,000.00
MEDICAL FEE (PER YEAR)            6,500.00
ICT SERVICES - (PER YEAR)            7,000.00
ACTIVITY-( PER YEAR)            2,000.00
LIBRARY (PER YEAR)            5,000.00
REGISTRATION (PER SEMESTER@2250)            4,500.00
ID CARD ( PER YEAR)            1,000.00
STUDENT ORGANISATION(PER YEAR)            1,000.00
Totals        680,000.00
   
Year 3  
TUITION        648,000.00
EXAMINATION (PER UNIT @1000)            5,000.00
MEDICAL FEE (PER YEAR)            6,500.00
ICT SERVICES - (PER YEAR)            7,000.00
ACTIVITY-( PER YEAR)            2,000.00
LIBRARY (PER YEAR)            5,000.00
REGISTRATION (PER SEMESTER@2250)            4,500.00
ID CARD ( PER YEAR)            1,000.00
STUDENT ORGANISATION(PER YEAR)            1,000.00
Totals        680,000.00
   
Year 4  
TUITION        648,000.00
EXAMINATION (PER UNIT @1000)            5,000.00
MEDICAL FEE (PER YEAR)            6,500.00
ICT SERVICES - (PER YEAR)            7,000.00
ACTIVITY-( PER YEAR)            2,000.00
LIBRARY (PER YEAR)            5,000.00
REGISTRATION (PER SEMESTER@2250)            4,500.00
STUDENT ORGANISATION(PER YEAR)            1,000.00
ID CARD ( PER YEAR)            1,000.00
Totals        680,000.00
   
Year 5  
TUITION        648,000.00
EXAMINATION (PER UNIT @1000)            5,000.00
MEDICAL FEE (PER YEAR)            6,500.00
ICT SERVICES - (PER YEAR)            7,000.00
ACTIVITY-( PER YEAR)            2,000.00
LIBRARY (PER YEAR)            5,000.00
REGISTRATION (PER SEMESTER@2250)            4,500.00
ID CARD ( PER YEAR)            1,000.00
STUDENT ORGANISATION(PER YEAR)            1,000.00
THESIS EXAMINATION          30,000.00
Totals        710,000.00
   
Grand totals    3,435,000.00