Diploma in Medical Biotechnology - Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology | Educartis

2 years
On Campus


Course Overview

This two year diploma has been designed to equip students with the broad theoretical knowledge and critical understanding of basic and advanced principles in medical biotechnology. Taken on-campus at Masinde Muliro University, this programme puts a strong emphasis on developing students practical skills, offering various opportunities for hands on experience so that graduates gain a competitive edge when it comes to establishing careers in this highly challenging and competitive industry. 

Are you looking for a career that is dedicated to improving peoples' lives via cutting-edge research? A degree in Medical Biotechnology will allow you to find a job in a field that is extremely challenging, yet uniquely rewarding; one that comes with a lot of prestige, a higher-than-average salary, and the chance to truly make a difference in the health care and quality of life of the people in Kenya and around the world. 

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

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

  • Demonstrate competence in the current and emerging technologies within this field. 
  • Gain the necessary knowledge, attitudes, and skills required to acquire jobs in the public, private, and community based sectors of this field. 
  • Develop their innovativeness to start and manage their own ventures within this sector and be involved in community development. 
  • Pursue post-graduate and other professional studies and internships in related areas. 
  • Be recognised as valuable partners by other researchers and other government and non-governmental agencies at the national, regional, and international levels. 

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Certification obtained

Diploma in Medical Biotechnology

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will prepare students successfully for careers such as: 

  • Biochemist 
  • Medical Screener 
  • Medical Writer 
  • Laboratory Assistant 


When do I start?

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Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students require either: 

  • A Minimum KCSE Grade of C 
  • A Certificate in a related discipline 

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must: 

  • Fill out an application form.
  • Provide a non-refundable registration fee of 500 KES 

Payment options

Students can pay their fees through a bank transfer or deposit using the following information:

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

Detailed course information

This course is taken on-campus at Masinde Muliro University. It is taken on a full-time basis, over the period of 2 years. Classes run every Monday - Friday from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. 

Where and When


Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology

Kakamega Webuye Road , Kakamega, Kakamega , Kenya


Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology

Kakamega Webuye Road , Kakamega, Kakamega , Kenya

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