DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Overview

The Doctor of Philosophy in Biological Sciences offeres 10 specilizations namely;

  1. DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN PLANT TAXONOMY AND ECONOMIC
  2. DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN PLANT ECOLOGY
  3. DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN MYCOLOGY
  4. DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGY
  5. DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN GENETICS
  6. DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN ENTOMOLOGY
  7. DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN GENETICS
  8. DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN HYDROBIOLOGY
  9. DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN BIOLOGY OF CONSERVATION
  10. DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN AGRICULTURAL ENTOMOLOGY

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Normally, the candidates will be required to carry out their thesis research under supervision and subsequently compile a thesis which would be presented for examination in the prescribed manner for Doctoral thesis in all faculties.

 

Note: 

Candidates who did not go through courses in scientific writing and research methods during their Masters degree Programme will be required to take such courses during their doctoral studies.

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Entry Requirements and Regulations

i)   Common regulations for the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD.) degree in the University of Nairobi shall apply.

ii)  Holders of a Master of Science degree in Biological and Physical Sciences, Bioinformatics, Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry of the University of Nairobi.

iii) Holders of Master of Science degree in Biological and Physical Sciences, Bioinformatics, Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry or an equivalent qualification from a University recognized by Senate.

iv) Candidates will be required to draw and submit a detailed Doctoral research proposal in the prescribed manner at the time of applying for admission.

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  • Teaching in institutions of higher learning
  • Research 

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DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES        
  YEAR 1 YEAR 2 YEAR 3  TOTALS
TUITION 360,000 360,000 360,000 1,080,000
ICT SERVICES - (PER YEAR) 7,000 7,000 7,000 21,000
THESIS EXAMINATION 0 0 50,000 50,000
REGISTRATION (PER SEMESTER@2250) 4,500 4,500 4,500 13,500
ID CARD ( PER YEAR) 1,000 1,000 1,000 3,000
CAUTION - (ONCE) 5,000 0 0 5,000
MEDICAL FEE (PER YEAR) 6,500 6,500 6,500 19,500
ACTIVITY-( PER YEAR) 2,000 2,000 2,000 6,000
LIBRARY FEES - PER ANNUAL 5,000 5,000 5,000 15,000
STUDENT ORGANISATION(PER YEAR) 1,000 1,000 1,000 3,000
EXAMINATION (PER UNIT @1000) 0 0 0 0
Grand TOTALS 392,000 387,000 437,000 1,216,000
Exam Regulations

Normally, the candidates will be required to carry out their thesis research under supervision and subsequently compile a thesis which would be presented for examination in the prescribed manner for Doctoral thesis in all faculties.

https://uonbi.ac.ke/content/how-apply

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