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KMTC Clinical Medicine Surgery Course; Qualifications, Duration, Campus Offered

Clinical Officers perform general and specialized medical duties such as diagnosis and treatment of disease and injury, ordering and interpreting medical  tests as well as performing routine medical and surgical procedures. 

Here are entry requirements for this course at diploma and higher diploma levels



Course Duration KMTC Campus Where Course  is Offered Entry Requirements
Diploma Clinical Medicine 3 years Selected KMTC CampusesKCSE mean grade of C with C in English or Kiswahili, and C in Biology/Biological Sciences, C- in Chemistry/Physical Science. C- in any one of the following: Mathematics, Physics/Physical Sciences


Pediatrics 12 months Nairobi and KisumuDiploma / Degree in Clinical Medicine and Surgery and registration with Clinical Officers Council 
Ophthalmology and  Cataract Surgery 18 months Nairobi
Family Health 18 monthsNairobi, Embu, Nyeri,  Nakuru, Mombasa,  

Machakos, Eldoret, Kisumu,  Kakamega

Dermatology and  


18 months Nairobi
Chest Medicine 18 months Nairobi and Nakuru
Ear, Nose and Throat  (ENT) and Neck Surgery 18 months Nairobi and Nakuru
Reproductive Health 18 months Nairobi and Thika
Anaesthesia 18 months Nairobi, Nakuru, Eldoret,  Kisumu, Kisii, Thika, Embu
Mental Health and  Psychiatry 18 months Mathare

Advanced Refraction  and Low Vision

18 months Nairobi
Oncology and Palliative  care 18 months Nairobi
Audiology and Hearing  Care Technology 18 months Nairobi
Emergency and Critical  Care Medicine 18 months Nairobi
Orthopaedics 18 months Nairobi
General Ophthalmology 18 months Nairobi
Addictive Sciences 12 months MathareDiploma in any health related course from KMTC or any other recognised institution.


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