Bachelor of Business Administration

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) programme aims to provide the students with skills and enhance self confidence and ability to evaluate administration issues from academic and practical perspective. The course prepares students for a variety of different management and administrative roles
It is designed to help students learn to take on an executive role in planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling business operations. At DeKUT, Business Administration enables students to gain a clear understanding of various business disciplines to major in at their third year of studies, i.e. Marketing Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Leadership & Management, and Strategic Management Option, Human Resource Management, International Business Management, Finance Management & Investment Banking.

Course Requirements

Entry requirements are at least a mean grade of C+ (plus) with a C (plain) in Mathematics and English or Kiswahili

Bachelor of Commerce

The Bachelor of Commerce is a 4-year program which is designed to develop student’s business acumen, financial literacy, and analytical skills. The students are prepared for careers in fields including accounting, financial management, banking information systems etc. In DeKUT students choose to major in one or two of the following fields from their second year of study: Accounting or Finance. Graduates of the Bachelor of Commerce typically work for companies, agencies and organizations across the private and public sectors

Course Requirements

Entry requirements are, KCSE aggregate Grade of C+ (plus) with a C (plain) in Mathematics and English or Kiswahili

Bachelor of Education Technology in Civil Engineering

Bachelor of Education Technology in Civil Engineering train students in drafting, structure design and surveying.

This programme teaches students to plan, design, and oversee construction projects. Students learn to manage budgets and expenses, work with architects and engineers, addressing delays and safety concerns. Civil engineers deal with aspects of a construction, like budgeting, safety, and legal permits. Construction managers only have onsite tasks: managing workers, materials, and hiring subcontractors.

Course Requirements

Entry requirements are at least a minimum grade of C+, C+ in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry

Bachelor of Education Technology in Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Bachelor of Education Technology in Electrical and Electronic Engineering program offers students the chance to acquire the electronics testing, troubleshooting and repair skills needed to work as engineering technologists, applied engineers or technician

 The objective of this programme is to offer education and training in electrical and electronic engineering technology. The programme prepares the students to function as engineering technologists who are skilled in the art of production of artifacts, structures and systems on the basis of designs prepared by engineers.

Course Requirements

Entry requirements are at least a minimum grade of C+, C+ in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry

Bachelor of Education Technology in Mechanical Engineering

Bachelor of Education Technology in Mechanical Engineering provides an education in the design of new products or equipment for use in industry or society. Students acquire the skills to complete preventative maintenance so they can function at their highest capacity.

The goal of the Bachelor of Education Technology in Mechanical Engineering is to provide students with the necessary training and education so they can provide high-level technical support to a variety of industrial, commercial, consulting, and governmental organizations. The emphasis of the program is in the application of scientific and engineering principles. Technical communication in oral and written form is also emphasized.

Course Requirements

Entry requirements are at least a minimum grade of C+, C+ in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry

Bachelor of Purchasing and Supplies Management

The aim of the Bachelor of Purchasing and Supplies Management (BPSM) degree is to provide students with experience in the development of Supply Chain Systems necessary for solving business problems and making managerial decisions. DeKUT students are able to learn how firms can gain a competitive advantage by adopting smart design for their supply networks and how they can seize the full potential of their suppliers from this course.

 At DeKUT, BPSM is designed to incorporate course units that will enable the graduates of the programme meet demands of the job market by providing solutions to problems prevailing in private and public procurement systems.

Course Requirements

Candidates wishing to study this course must satisfy the minimum University requirements for admission of KCSE aggregate Grade of C+ (plus) with a C (plain) in Mathematics and English or Kiswahili

Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science

The Actuarial Science programme offered by DeKUT is designed to offer a degree programme that meets the rising demand of managers with added quantitative background especially, in areas of life insurance, health insurance and financial forecasting. It also provides broad training in the basic mathematics underlying the operations of private and social insurance and employee benefit plans. 

The course gives a firm foundation in Mathematics, together with specialist course units in Actuarial Science whilst giving students the opportunity to develop team working, communication and leadership skills.

Course Requirements

Entry requirements are, KCSE Aggregate Grade of C+ (plus) and C+ (plus) in English and C+ (plus) in Mathematics

Bachelor of Science in Business Information Technology

BBIT at DeKUT prepares candidates to become specialists in the information technology needs of the modern business. Students learn the necessary information technology and computing skills to develop and implement sophisticated business related computer systems.  The degree program focuses on the practical application of computing to business problem solving. It’s designed to offers practical study of IT applications and processes and how they are applied for business profitability and sustainability.

Course Requirements

Entry requirements for admission are KCSE aggregate Grade of C+ (plus) with a C (plain) in Mathematics and English or Kiswahili

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering at DeKUT offers students solid preparation for professional work in development, design, and operation of chemical products and processes. This degree is geared towards those students who foresee a career in applied chemical sciences and related industries. The programme will offer an opportunity for students to gain a foundation in the core chemistry concepts and the manufacture of chemical products, such as pharmaceuticals, polymers, foods, beverages and petrochemical. In addition to a strong foundation in the chemical engineering, students gain problem-solving and analytical skills through laboratory sections and the ability to collaborate with faculty on research projects.

Careers are available in industry, government, consulting, and education. Areas of professional work include research and development, operations, technical service, product development, process and plant design, market analysis and development, process control, and pollution abatement.

Course Requirements

Entry requirements are at least a mean grade of C+ and a minimum of C+ in Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

Dedan Kimathi University of Technology focuses on the empowerment of its students towards the convergence of the world’s sustainable development. If you choose to pursue a civil engineering degree, you’ll discover the extent to which civil engineers shape, build, maintain and expand societies. Whether it’s a bridge, space satellite, dam, road or tunnel, civil engineers are the people who design, construct and manage the entire process, from development to evaluation.

The undergraduate program is designed to give students the theoretical background, instruction in engineering application of scientific principles, and professional attitude to serve the public. At DeKUT Civil engineering skills are strongly rooted in mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, and a high level of proficiency in these subjects is required in order to predict the performance and capability of the structures they create. For this reason, students with strong backgrounds in these subjects who are also interested in designing functional structures, from bridges to hydropower systems, are prime candidates to study civil engineering.

Course Requirements

Entry requirements are at least a mean grade of C+ and a minimum of C+ in Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science  

Computer science at DeKUT is a 4-year bachelor's program and a broad field. Undergraduates in computer science programs study a variety of languages, programs, and applications. Students develop diverse skills set to prepare them for a variety of careers.

Computer Science gives our students a rigorous education in discrete mathematics and computer science theory. Most CS graduates at DeKUT go on to become software developers or programmers, and those who continue on to graduate level schooling have the chance to do research or work in more specialized roles.

Course Requirements

Entry requirements are, KCSE mean grade C+ and the following:

Alternative A: Mathematics C+, Physics C+, Chemistry C+

Alternative B: Mathematics C+, Physical Sciences C+ and Geography or any group IV subjects’ C+ or equivalent qualifications obtained in other examination systems.

Bachelor of Science in Criminology & Security Management

Bachelor of Science in Electrical & Electronic Engineering

A Bachelor's degree program in Electrical and Electronics Engineering at DeKUT provides extensive technical training and prepares graduates for advance industrial work in a variety of electronics fields.
This program teaches candidates how to apply electronics technology to design, test and troubleshoot advanced devices and systems. It trains students in basic electrical theory and hands-on application, subsequently moving on to increasingly complex electrical systems, platforms, telecommunication systems and circuit design. Graduates can be direct technicians and assist engineers in designing, troubleshooting and maintaining electronic devices and networks.

Electrical and Electronics engineering degrees will equip students with knowledge of how the industry works, as well as giving them the engineering skills and technological knowledge needed to design, assess and improve electrical and electronic systems. If you’re interested in how electrical devices work and have a strong interest in mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, then you probably already have some essential engineering skills and an electrical or electronics engineering degree may well be for you.

Course Requirements

Entry requirements are at least a mean grade of C+ and a minimum of C+ in Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.

Bachelor of Science in Food Science & Technology

The general aim of the Degree in Food Science and Technology at DeKUT is to train professionals with the necessary knowledge in basic subjects that allows them to study the nature of food, the causes of its deterioration, the fundamental principles of its processing and the improvement thereof for public consumption.
The course is designed to help students learn the full range of theoretical and practical aspects of food science, technology and nutrition and to venture into entrepreneurship in the food industry and to pursue higher education. Students will also be able to develop novel, healthy and functional food products that meet consumer demands and comply with strict safety and health guidelines.

Course Requirements

Entry requirement are, KCSE Aggregate Grade of C+ (plus) with at least C+ (plus) in Biology or C+ (plus) in Biological Sciences, C+ (plus) in Chemistry and Physics or C+ (plus) in Physical Sciences and C+ (plus) in Mathematics

Bachelor of Science in Geology

The Undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree in Geology is a 4 year program that is designed to both prepare students into the workforce as practicing geoscientists, and to provide them with knowledge required to pursue an advance degree. Students enrolled in Geology program at DeKUT are afforded the opportunity to pursue interests in several areas as specialization including petrology, volcanology, structural geology, sedimentary geology, climate change and soil science.

This program helps students learn about the composition of Earth and it's atmosphere; how natural forces, such as wind and water, shape land; and how to analyze Earth's layers, rock and mineral formations and raw materials, like oil and water. Students learn how to understand the planet's health, how its resources can be used in everyday life and how it has changed over time.

Course Requirements

Entry requirements are at least a minimum grade of C+, C+ in Mathematics and a C+ in any 2 of the subjects indicated below:-
Physics, Chemistry, Geography, Biology, Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences

Bachelor of Science in Geomatics & Geospatial Information

Bachelor of Science in Geomatics and Geospatial Information is a five year program offered under the Institute of Geomatics, GIS & Remote Sensing in Dedan Kimathi University of Technology. This programme provides broad-based expertise and cutting-edge skills that span the growing geospatial field and helps alleviate the shortage of well-educated geospatial professionals. This program is intended for engineers and other geospatial, environmental and urban infrastructure professionals seeking skills in using and managing rapidly developing geospatial data technologies.

Our Geomatics and GIS curriculum covers a wide range of geospatial principles. Students learn from industry professionals in areas of surveying, geodesy, mapping science and cartography, GNSS and GPS, photogrammetry, remote sensing, high-definition surveying, and relational GIS databases.

Course Requirements

Entry requirements are at least a minimum grade of C+, C+ in Mathematics, Physics, Geography or Biology OR B in Physical Sciences, C+ Mathematics, Biological Sciences, Geography.

Bachelor of Science in Geospatial Information Science & Remote Sensing

This four year Bachelor of Science in Geospatial Information Science and Remote Sensing is designed for students who desire to find employment in the private and public sectors, particularly within the fields such as environment, urban planning, or disaster management. Taken on campus at The Dedan Kimathi University of Technology, this programme takes place over two semesters, with a research project in the final year to give students a comprehensive and well-rounded learning experience. 

The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the fundamentals of Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) theory and technologies through the use of problem solving and spatial thinking skills. The approach used in this course is problem-based learning applied to spatially explicit problems. These concepts are essential to the use of GIS. Students will develop their own analytical skills by addressing real-world decision making problems within the spatial framework of GIS.

Course Requirements

Entry requirements are at least a minimum grade of C+,C+ in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Geography or Biology or any group IV subject OR B in Physical Sciences, C+ Mathematics, Biological Sciences, Geography or any group IV Subjects

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Chemistry

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Chemistry is a 4-year undergraduate programme that introduces students to the practices, concepts and other issues associated with industrial work places. Industrial Chemistry is an applied chemistry field that incorporates the areas of physical, organic, inorganic and analytical chemistry. This programme is designed to produce industrial chemists capable of fulfilling their professional demands in highly competitive global market with confidence, outstanding ethical and moral values. It also provides students with an opportunity to get involved in a research program in an area that interests them, as well as providing training in research techniques and experience with modern research instrumentation.

The program adds a new dimension to the skills students have acquired during their undergraduate years and enhances their immediate employment prospects and future career potential. This programme has been approved by the Ministry of and given provisional accreditation by the government. It aims to produce industrial chemists capable of fulfilling their professional demands in highly competitive global market with confidence, outstanding ethical and moral values.

Course Requirements

Entry requirements for admission are,  KCSE aggregate Grade of C+ and

  • a) C+ in Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics
  • b) C+ in Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology
  • c) C+ in Mathematics, Biological Sciences and Physical Sciences

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology at DeKUT is a program that gives students a strong understanding in all areas of IT. They learn relevant, immediately applicable skills working with faculty who are also practicing professionals. IT at DeKUT is an intensive program offering the state of the art knowledge and skills required to excel in the ever changing field of information technology.

The program also enhances students’ communication, research, cognitive, managerial and interpersonal skills. It also prepares candidates to meet the demands in the modern technological environment with wide knowledge of technical skills and capacity to harness and implement IT strategies taking advantage of emerging IT technologies.

Course Requirements

Entry requirement are KCSE Aggregate Grade of C+ (plus) with a C (plain) in Mathematics and English

Bachelor of Science in Leather Technology 

For those interested in a technological or scientific qualification that will lead to an opportunity to work and travel within a manufacturing industry, the benefits offered by this Leather Technology course from DeKUT are outstanding.

This course is unique at DeKUT and makes our graduates highly sought after by employers. Through this course, students are able to specialize in and focus on aspect of the leather industry that they find particularly interesting. Students are exposed to a number of science disciplines and interact with industrial experts during workshops.   

DeKUT students get to learn about the synthesis, production, and refining of leather and its efficient use to make commercial goods. It is comparatively a course which is gaining importance in the industrial sector as it fosters the values and attitudes needed for work in a scientific leather discipline with an in depth understanding of leather manufacture. Our students learn how the leather is manufactured from a different type of raw materials such as raw leather, plastic, canvas, jute, rubber, and cloth etc.

Course Requirements

Entry requirements are, at least a mean grade of C+ and a minimum of C+ in Mathematics and Chemistry,   C (plain) in Physics.

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

The 5 year Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering offered by the Department of Engineering at DeKUT is accredited by the Engineering Board of Kenya. The focus of the Mechanical Engineering Degree programme at DeKUT is to provide students with the fundamental technical knowledge and skills in mathematics, science, and engineering design technology in order to recognize, analyze and solve problems for current day problems. DeKUT’s Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering provides you a strong foundation in areas of mathematics, basic sciences, engineering theory and practice as well as the humanities and social sciences. The skills you learn in the classroom are enhanced in our well-equipped instructional laboratories.

This course introduce basic engineering science and design concepts and provide students with the opportunity to develop specific career interests in sub-fields of mechanical engineering such as manufacturing, chemical, automotive, defense, aerospace, or consumer product industries. They can apply their skills to employment in nanotechnology, turbine engines, power plant systems, environmental engineering, and the development of new materials

Course Requirements

Entry requirements are, at least a mean grade of C+ and a minimum of C+ in Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.

Bachelor of Science in Mechatronic Engineering

Mechatronics Engineering at DeKUT is a multidisciplinary engineering field that combines systems design, computer, electronic, mechanical, and control engineering. Students interested in studying Mechatronics can gain hands on experience working with pneumatics, hydraulics, electricity and manufacturing of mechanical parts and machines through degree and certificate programs at colleges and universities. Mechatronics courses might incorporate any or all of the engineering disciplines that the field comprises.

At DeKUT, the faculty of Mechatronics Engineering is committed to offering a broad undergraduate experience that will promote professional growth and prepare students for a variety of engineering careers, graduate studies, and continuing education.

Mechatronics engineers focus on the design and control of a wide range of electro-mechanical devices, ranging from products encountered in daily life such as ATM’s and vending machines to complex smart machines used in manufacturing and precision robots used in surgical operations.

Course Requirements

Entry requirements are at least a mean grade of C+ and a minimum of C+ in Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Direct entry)

Bachelor of Science in Nursing at DeKUT is a four year programme. It is structured to enable the students have a wide range of knowledge, attitude and skills in biomedical, behavioral sciences, social sciences, education, research and contemporary issues which will enable them effectively meet the needs of the community, hence play a great role in the prevention of illness, promotion of health and provision of care in illness. The mode of study is full time learning which involves lectures, tutorials, problem based learning, demonstrations and clinical rotations.

Course Requirements

The entry requirements is a minimum aggregate of C+ in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE),with a C+ in Biology/Biological Sciences, English/Kiswahili, Mathematics/physics, and chemistry

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Upgrading)

This two and a half year programme in DeKUT has been designed to upgrade registered nurse holders to the Bachelor of Science in nursing level and aims to help students develop a better understanding of advanced issues within the profession.

Course Requirements

Entry requirements are that, one must be a Kenya Registered Community Health Nurse (KRCHN) OR Kenya Registered Nurse/ Midwife (KRN/KRM/PH). Must be currently registered with the Nursing Council of Kenya and posses a valid Nursing Council of Kenya practice license with a minimum of 2 years nursing experience. In addition the candidate must possess either: A Minimum entry or C (plain) in KCSE OR Division II in KCE. The mode of study is part time.

Bachelor of Science in Nutrition & Dietetics

Course Requirements

KCSE Aggregate Grade of C+ ( plus) with at least C+(plus) in Biology or C+(plus) in Biological Sciences, C+(plus) in Chemistry and Physics or C+(plus) in Physical Sciences and C+ (plus) in Mathematics

Bachelor of Technology in Building Construction

Bachelor of Technology in Building Technology is a four-year undergraduate program that is ideal for those who would like to work in an engineering-related field.

Building technology is  a combination of engineering technology, construction techniques, and management, prepares students to efficiently use people, machines, materials, and money to complete a construction project on time and to the satisfaction of the customer as well as to understand management’s point of view in the construction industry. 

The main objective of bachelor of technology in building construction programme is to train highly skilled personnel knowledgeable in the management and control of the construction process, and optimum aggregation of construction resources including money, manpower, materials, machinery and methods of work.

Course Requirements

Entry requirements are at least a minimum grade of C+, C+ in Mathematics, Physics and C (plain) in English/Kiswahili

Bachelor of Tourism & Hospitality Management

Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality management at DeKUT provides students with the fundamental knowledge of the tourism industry and preparing them for exciting jobs in the field of tourism.

The Degree Programme in Tourism and Hospitality Management is designed to prepare DeKUT students meet and manage today's clients' high demands for high class and innovative services. Students learn how to design hotel, restaurant and tourism services, how to manage a business and how to be successful leaders. Sales and marketing skills are also taught as well as intercultural communication and versatile language skills.

Course Requirements

The entry requirements are at least a mean grade of of C+ (plus) with a C (plain) in Mathematics and English or Kiswahili

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