KMTC Mathare Campus Background information, location, programmes and courses offered, fee structure, facilities, clinical experience sites and contacts

KMTC Mathare Campus Background Information & Location

Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) – Mathare Campus is one of the 71 constituent campuses of KMTC. The campus is located along Thika road, 4 kilometres away from Nairobi CBD opposite Muthaiga Police Station in Nairobi County, Kenya. It was established in 1961 by the colonial government to train Enrolled Psychiatric Nurses (EPN) who were then deployed at Mathare Mental Hospital once they finalized training. The campus currently has 330 students enrolled.

KMTC Mathare Campus Programmes and Courses offered

COURSE TITLE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS ADMISSION TIME DURATION EXAM BODY
Higher Diploma in Kenya Registered Nursing- Psychiatry Pass in Diploma March & Sep 3 years KNEC
Higher Diploma in Addiction Science Pass in Diploma March & Sep 3 years KNEC
Higher Diploma in Clinical Medicine- Mental Health and Psychiatry Pass in Diploma March & Sep 3 years KNEC
 

PROGRAMMES TO BE INTRODUCED:

Higher Diploma in Occupational Therapy (Mental Health and Psychiatry) Pass in Diploma March & Sep 3 years KNEC
Diploma in Kenya Registered Nursing C plain in KCSE March & Sep 3 years KNEC
Diploma in Clinical Medicine C plain in KCSE March & Sep 3 years KNEC
Certificate in Mental Health and Addiction C- in KCSE March & Sep 2 years KNEC
Certificate in Enrolled Psychiatry Nursing C- in KCSE March & Sep 2 years KNEC
 

SHORT COURSES:

Health Counselling for Health service providers OPEN March & Sep 6 months distance (blend learning) KNEC
Orientation to Mental Health and psychiatry OPEN March & Sep Less than 6 months KNEC
Forensic Psychiatry OPEN March & Sep 2 weeks KNEC
Child and adolescent mental health and psychiatry OPEN March & Sep 6 weeks KNEC
Mental health for the elderly OPEN March & Sep 2 weeks KNEC

KMTC Mathare Campus Fee structure

Click HERE to view the KMTC fee structure for both regular students and self-sponsored students.

KMTC Mathare Campus Facilities

The facilities available at KMTC Mathare Campus are:

  • An Administration Block
  • College bus
  • Classrooms
  • Fully-equipped computer lab
  • Skills lab
  • Hostel for on-campus accommodation.

KMTC Mathare Campus Clinical Experience Sites

The main clinical experience site used by students at KMTC Mathare Campus is the Mathare Mental Hospital. In addition, other major hospitals such as Kenyatta National Hospital are used as clinical experience sites.

KMTC Mathare Campus Clubs, Societies and Sports

The clubs available at KMTC Mathare Campus are:

  • Environmental club
  • Christian Union
  • Muslim Society
  • Catholic Action
  • Seventh Day Adventist Club

The sports available are volleyball, netball, athletics, darts, football and badminton.

KMTC Mathare Campus Contacts

Physical location Thika road, Nairobi County, Kenya
Postal address P.O. Box 46028-00100, Kenya
Phone number 020-2391315
Email address mathare@kmtc.ac.ke
Website https://kmtc.ac.ke