4 years
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Course Overview

This four year Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy is designed to train students in the prevention, medication, and rehabilitation of movement system disorders using physical therapy. It is taken on-campus at the Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology and utilises both theoretical learning and essential practical hands-on learning to ensure that students have the skills necessary to effectively contribute to the healthcare industry in Kenya. 

If you decide to study physiotherapy, you will be able to have an incredibly positive impact on people's lives, helping them overcome any physical and mental challenges and get back on their feet. This rapidly growing field has excellent graduate prospects, provides students with higher-than-average paying jobs, and the chance to make a real difference in the health and quality of life of the individuals around you. If this sounds like the right path for you, then this Bachelor of Science course will give you the skills and knowledge you need to begin a successful career in this field. 

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of this course, students will be able to: 

  • Apply problem solving and clinical reasoning to assess and evaluate a client's health. 
  • Master specific assessment and treatment techniques. 
  • Gain an understanding in how to manage both themselves and the people around them. 
  • Demonstrate interpersonal skills key to enabling the negotiation of action plans. 
  • Engage effectively and professionally with patients, careers, and the multidisciplinary healthcare team. 
Certification obtained

Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy 

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will successfully prepare students for careers such as: 

  • Sports Therapist 
  • Physiotherapist 
  • Exercise Physiologist 
  • Personal Trainer 


When do I start?

Next available course

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Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students require either: 

  • A minimum mean KCSE grade of C+ or the equivalent with a minimum of C+ (Plus) in English/Kiswahili, and Biology and Mathematics/Physics, and Chemistry, or Mathematics/Physics
  • 2 principal passes in Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics/Physics at EACE

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must: 

  • Fill out an application form 
  • Submit copies of their National ID/Passport
  • Submit certified copies of their leaving certificate/result slip 
  • Pay a non-refundable application fee 

Payment options

Students can pay for their fees through a bank deposit or transfer into the following banks:

National Bank of Kenya 
  • Account Number:  0100370554000
  • Branch: Kakamega
Family Bank 
  • Account Number:  078000012655
  • Branch: Kakamega
Co-operative Bank of Kenya 
  • Account Number: 01129033999900 
  • Branch: Kakamega
Kenya Commercial Bank 
  • Account Number:  1101922109
  • Branch: Kakamega

Detailed course information

This full-time course is taken on-campus at the Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology for the duration of 4 years (12 trimesters) 

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