Students who want to pursue a medical degree but scored a D (plus), D (plain), or D (minus) in the KCSE exams now have another option.
It’s quite a proud moment because many medical schools, including KMTC, recognize these grades.
The following is a list of medicine-related courses that can be pursued with a KCSE Mean grade (D plain)
D (plain ) medical courses in Kenya.
(a) .Certificate in diatetics and nutrition.
Minimum KCSE requirements. (D plain and above.)
These grades in the following subjects are needed before one can join this course:
English – ( D plain )
Biology – ( D plain)
A candidate also needs to attain a minimum of D (plain) in any one of the following subjects :
(b) .Certificate in Operation theatre technology.
For one to enroll in this course has to attain in KCSE a mean grade of D (plain) and above.
This course is offered in:
Mathari school of nursing (Nyeri county) .
Nyahururu Kenya medical training college.
(c) Certificate in gerontology and palliative care
Enrollment in this course has to attain in KCSE a mean grade of D (plain) and above.
This course is offered :
Mathari hospital school of nursing.
(d) Certificate in Counselling Psychology.
Minimum KCSE requirements mean grade D(plain).
TVET CDACC – is the examining body
(e) Certificate in Foundations in Community Health.
Minimum KCSE entry requirements D(plain).
A course for applicants who would like to be involved in part of ;
offering basic community health services.
Offering in Community Health Assistants ( part of UHC) .
The estimated duration for this course is 6 months with a fee of KSH.32,500.
Medical courses with D-( minus)
Certificate in Health Support Service.
KCSE minimum requirements D (minus).
Once one has enrolled in this course gonna be examined by NITA (National Industrial Training Authority)
It is offered in Outspan medical college (Nyeri)
Medical courses with KCSE D+ (plus)
.(a) Certificate in CHPD(Health Promotion for the Deaf)
Entry requirements KCSE mean grade D+ (plus)
The grades in the following subjects are needed before one can join this course
English/Kenya Sign Language – mean grade D+
Biology – D plain
One also has to attain a minimum grade of D (plain) in any one of the following subjects.
The above course is offered in KMTC precisely for Deaf students.
(b) Certificate in Perioperative Theatre Technology(Level 5)
The KCSE minimum requirement D+ (plus) and above.
NITA is the examining body.
.(c) Nutrition & Dietetics Management.
To enroll in this course has to attain in KCSE a mean grade of D+ (plus) and above.
This course is offered in Mathari Hospital in Nyeri County.
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