This article focuses on universities offering radiography courses in Kenya. Radiography is one of the marketable medical courses to study in Kenya. It is a medical speciality that is rapidly growing. Radiography courses in most institutions run for four years.
Here is a list of universities offering Radiography courses in Kenya.
1. University of Nairobi
The University of Nairobi is one of the best universities in Kenya offering radiography courses. It has a well managed Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Radiation Medicine located within the 2nd floor of the old hospital of the Kenyatta National Hospital. The department has state of the art facilities meant to equip learners with all the necessary skills required in the respective field.
The university offers the following courses.
- Master of Medicine in Radiation Oncology.
- Master of Medicine in Radiology.
- Fellowship in Interventional Radiology of University of Nairobi.
2. Aga Khan University
Aga Khan University offers specialist training in Imaging and Diagnostic Radiology leading to an award of Master of Medicine, a four year training programme. The programme’s core learning experiences include:
- Medical Imaging Physics.
- Imaging Techniques and Radiography.
- Computed Tomography.
- General Radiology.
- Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
- Nuclear Medicine.
- Interventional Radiology.
3. Jomo Kenyatta University of Science & Technology
JKUAT offers Bachelor of Radiography programme, an integrated academic and clinical course of 4 years duration. The programme will offer an opportunity to ‘O’ levels graduates and Diploma holders to pursue a Degree course and enable them to advance in Health Sciences.
4. Moi University
Moi University offers the Master of Medicine in Radiology and Imaging programme. The programme normally extends over a period of four academic years and not more than eight years, unless the university’s senate approves otherwise.
5. Kenyatta University
Kenyatta University has a Clinical Radiology and Imaging Services Department that is dedicated to training and mentoring medical students in the area of Diagnostic Radiology. It trains level 4 and MBChB medical students for their clinical radiological application rotations.
The department aspires to introduce a Higher Diploma course in Sonography and Masters of Medicine Degree in Diagnostic Radiology.
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