Amref University Kenya courses

Amref International University Courses and Fee Structure

Amref International University (AMIU)  is a Pan African University of health sciences owned by Amref Health Africa and present in over 30 countries in Africa. AMIU aims its focus on training and research in promotive, preventive, rehabilitative, and palliative health.

The university offers certificate, diploma, higher diploma, bachelor, postgraduate as well as Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses that cut across key health services.

Amref International University is accredited by the Nursing Council of Kenya, TVETA, CUE and other relevant education and medical authorities in Kenya to offer credible courses and training in nursing, midwifery and other medical programmes.

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Amref International University Undergraduate Courses

Amref University blocks
Medical students at one of the Amref International University’s blocks

AMIU Kenya offers bachelors programmes in the following areas. Some courses allow for direct or fresh entry, upgrading, or in-service training.

  • Community Health Practice
  • Health Systems Management & Development
  • Health Record Information and Management
  • Midwifery with Reproductive Health
  • Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Nursing

Amref Kenya Post Graduate and Higher Diploma Programmes

Amref International University trains for diploma and higher diploma in the following courses:

  • Bioethics
  • Comprehensive Reproductive Health Course
  • Critical Care Nursing (CCN)
  • Community Health Practice-Online
  • Health Journalism
  • Palliative Care
  • Psychotherapy
  • Community Health Practice
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Nursing
  • Applied Mental Health (Advanced diploma)

Amref Kenya Masters Courses

  • Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Bioethics
  • Health Professions Education
  • Health Systems Management
  • Medical Laboratory Management
  • Non Communicable Diseases
  • Psychotherapy
  • Public Health
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Amref Kenya Short & CPD Courses

  • Child Health
  • Community Health
  • Communicable Diseases
  • Customer Service Management
  • Drug & Substance Abuse
  • Integrated HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care & Management
  • Leadership & Management in Community Development
  • Leadership, Management and Governance
  • Logistics, Commodity & Supply Chain Management
  • Maternal & Neonatal Health
  • Malaria Management Prevention & Control
  • Medicine Management
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Non Communicable Diseases
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Strategic Management & Leadership (Result Based Management)
  • Leadership & Management in Community Development
  • Practical Project Management and Sustainability

TVET Courses

  • Diploma in Counselling Psychology (Level 6) (C- in KCSE)
  • Certificate in Community Health (Level 5) (D plain)
  • Diploma in Community Health (Level 6) (C-)

Amref Kenya Entry Requirements

Undergraduate Minimum Requirements

  • KCSE certificate with a Mean Grade of C+ and above or its equivalent, OR
  • A Diploma from an Accredited and Recognized Tertiary Institution with a minimum of a credit, OR
  • KCSE Mean Grade C (plain) or equivalent with a Post-Secondary Certificate and Diploma from a recognized institution, OR
  • KCE, East African Certificate of Education (EACE) “Ordinary Level” Division II or equivalent, plus a Post-Secondary Certificate and a Diploma from a recognized institution, OR
  • KACE “Advanced Level” with two Principal passes and a subsidiary, OR
  • Pre-University course as a qualification for university entrance

Post Graduate Requirements

For master’s degree, postgraduate Diploma, or post-graduate certificate qualifications, you must present a certified copy of a recognized bachelor’s degree certificate with academic transcripts.

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How to Apply for Amref Kenya Courses

  1. Download application forms from OR collect forms from the Admissions Office, at AMIU along Langata Road, Nairobi.
  2. Send applications to:
  3. Submit a completed application form and ensure that you attach:
  •  Copies of your academic and school leaving testimonials
  • National Identity Card (or Birth Certificate)
  • Reliable postal address, email, and telephone contact.

For any inquiries you can contact Amref International University on:

Tel: +254 20 699 3000, +254 741 743 871


To download the latest Amref Kenya courses fee structure, visit, click the course you want to pursue, and look immediately down for the course fee link.

For online courses and digital learning, students can activate or login to the Amref University Students Portal.

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