JANUARY 2020 POSTGRADUATE INTAKE AT THE MAIN AND NAIROBI CAMPUS  

Dedan Kimathi University of Technology (DeKUT) is a Chartered Public University that has two campuses: the Main Campus located within Nyeri County, 160 kilometers North of Nairobi City and Nairobi Campus located on the 2nd , 9th and 13th floor of Pension Towers, Loita street. We invite applications from suitably qualified applicants.

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SCHOOLS: INSTITUTES:
i.School of Graduate Studies
ii.School of Business Management and Economics
iii. School of Engineering
iv.School of Health Sciences
v.School of Science
vi.School of Computer Science & Information Technology
i. Institute of Food Bioresources Technology
ii. Institute of Tourism and Hospitality Management
iii.Institute of General Studies (IGS)
iv.Institute of Geomatics, GIS & Remote Sensing (IGGReS)
v. Geothermal Energy Training and Research Institute (GeTRI)
vi. Institute of Technical and Professional Studies (ITPS)
vii.Institute of Criminology, Forensics and Security Studies (ICFoSS)

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

 PhD Mechanical   Engineering

 Be a holder of a Master of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Mechatronic   Engineering of DeKUT.

 OR

 Be a holder of a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering or Mechatronic   Engineering from another institution recognized by DeKUT Senate as being of   satisfactory academic status.

 OR

 Any other recognized qualification deemed as being an adequate prerequisite for the PhD   Mechanical Engineering Degree by DeKUT Senate.

 Full-Time

 3 Years

 Part-Time

 4 Years

 Main   Campus

 Master of Science in   Mechanical   Engineering

 A holder of a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering with at least Second   Class Honors, Upper Division, of DeKUT.

 OR
 A holder of a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering with at least Second   Class Honors, Lower Division, of DeKUT with not less than two (2) years relevant work   experience.

 OR
 A holder of a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, with Second Class Honors-   Upper Division or Second Class Honors-Lower Division but with two (2) years   professional work experience in area relevant to the programme, from another institution   recognized by the DeKUT Senate as being of satisfactory academic status.

 OR
 Any other qualification recognized by the DeKUT Senate

 Full   Time

 2 years

 Main   Campus

 Master of Science in   Telecommunication   Engineering

 A holder of at least an Upper Second Class Honours bachelors degree from DeKUT in   Electrical and Electronic Engineering

 OR

 A holder of a Bachelor of Science in Electrical & Electronic Engineering degree of at   least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) from another institution recognized by the   DeKUT  Senate.

 OR

 A holder of a Second Class Honours (Lower Division), Bachelor of Science in Electrical   & Electronic Engineering degree from DeKUT or any other institution recognized by the   University Senate as being of equivalent academic status and who in addition must show   proof of either two years of relevant experience and professional development or in lieu   of such experience, academic advancement through research and publication since   graduation with the bachelor's degree or a postgraduate diploma in the relevant field.

 OR

 A holder of any other qualifications recognized by the Senate as equivalent to the above.

 Full-   Time

 2 years

 Main   Campus

 Master of Science in   Advanced   Manufacturing   &Automation   Engineering

 A holder of a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical, Mechatronic Engineering with at least   Second Class Honors, Upper Division from DeKUT or any other institution which is   recognized by the university senate as being of equivalent academic status.

 OR

 A holder of a Bachelor Of Science in Mechanical Mechatronics Engineering with Second   Class Honors Lower Division with at least 2 years working experience

 OR

 A holder of a Bachelor Degree with at least Second Class Honors (upper division) or   second class honors (lower division) with at least 2 years experience in a related field,   which is recognized by DeKUT senate

 Full-   Time

 2 years

 Main   Campus

 Master of Science in   Industrial   Engineering and   Management

 A holder of a Bachelor’s Degree with Second Class Honors-Upper Division in any   Engineering Field from a recognized University

 OR

 Second class honors – lower division with minimum of 2 years work experience

 Part-Time

 2   Academic   years

 Nairobi   CBD   Campus

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT & ECONOMICS

 PhD in Business   Administration &   Management

  • Marketing
  • Banking & Finance
  • Strategic Management
  • Human Resources & Organizational Management
  • Leadership & Organization Management
  • Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management

 Be a holder of a Master Degree in Business Administration from Dedan Kimathi   University of Technology (DeKUT)

 

 OR

 Be a holder of a Master Degree in Business Administration or equivalent academic   qualifications from  institutions recognized by DeKUT Senate

 Weekend

 Minimum

 3 years

 Main &   Nairobi   Campus

 Master of Science   In   Economics         

 

 Be a holder  of a Bachelor Degree in Economics, Economic Finance or Economics   Statistics; with at least Upper Second Class Honors from a University recognized by   DeKUT Senate

 OR

 Be holder of a Bachelor Degree in any of the areas indicated above with Lower Second   Class Honors from a University recognized by DeKUT Senate provided the candidate   has relevant postgraduate qualifications or more than two (2) years of relevant work   experience

 OR

 Be a holder of any other equivalent qualification from institutions recognized by DeKUT   Senate.

 Evening   &   Weekend:

 2   Academic   years

 Main   &   Nairobi   Campus

 Master of Science in   Supply Chain   Management

 Be a holder of a Bachelor Degree with at least Upper Second Class Honors from DeKUT   or any other qualification from a University recognized by DeKUT Senate

 OR

 Be a holder of a Bachelor Degree with Lower Second Class Honors from DeKUT or any   other University recognized by DeKUT Senate with at least two (2) years of relevant   work experience after graduation.

 Evening   &   Weekend

 2   Academic   years

 Main &   Nairobi   Campus

 Master in Business   Administration

 Options;

  • Marketing
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Leadership & Management
  • Strategic Management Option
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business Management
  • Finance Management & Investment Banking

 Be a holder of Bachelor Degree with at least Upper Second Class Honors from a   University recognized by DeKUT Senate

 OR

 Be a holder of a Bachelor Degree with a Lower Second Class Honors from a recognized   University provided the candidate has post graduate qualifications or work experience of   at least three (3) years

 Evening   &   Weekend

 2   Academic   years

 Main   &   Nairobi   Campus

INSTITUTE OF CRIMINOLOGY, FORENSICS AND SECURITY STUDIES

 M.Sc. Security and   Forensics Management

  • Security Management
  • Corporate Forensics
  • Cybercrime Investigation and Digital

 Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Police Science, Military Science, and Criminology, Security   studies and/or related discipline, with at least Upper Second Class Honors or a cumulative Grade   Points Average (GPA) of 3.00 on a scale of 4.00 from Dedan Kimathi University of Technology or   any other University recognized and approved by the DeKUT Senate. 

 OR

 Be a holder of a Bachelor Degree Police Science, Military Science, Criminology, Security studies   and/or related discipline, with Lower Second Class Honors or a cumulative Grade Point Average   (GPA) of 2.50 on a scale of 4.00 from Dedan Kimathi University of Technology or any other   University recognized and approved by the Senate provided the candidate has relevant   Postgraduate qualifications or relevant work experience of more than two (2) years.

 OR

 Be a holder of an equivalent qualification from other institutions recognized by the Senate as   comparable academic qualification of Dedan Kimathi University of Technology, and approved by   Senate;

 NB; Applicants who fail to meet the minimum admission requirements specified above may   be required to appear for an interview by the department (either oral or written) to determine their   eligibility into the programme.

 Weekend

 Minimum   2 years

 Main   &   Nairobi   Campus

SCHOOL OF SCIENCES

 Master of Science in   Chemistry

 A holder of at least an Upper Second Class Honors bachelors degree of DeKUT in BSc.   Industrial Chemistry

 OR

 A holder of at least a second class honors upper division Bachelors of Science degree in   relevant field from DeKUT or any other institution recognized by the University Senate   as being of equivalent academic status to (i)

 OR

 A holder of a Bachelor’s Degree, Second Class (Lower Division), in Industrial   Chemistry or Bachelors of Science Degree in relevant field from DeKUT or any other   institution recognized by the University Senate as being of equivalent academic status   and who in addition must show proof of two years of relevant experience and   professional development and academic advancement through research and publication   since graduation with the bachelor’s degree or postgraduate diploma in the relevant field.

 Part Time

 2   Academic   years

 Main   Campus

 Master of Science in   Industrial  Laser   Technology and   Photonics

 A holder of at least a Upper Second Class Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Laser   Technology and Photonics, Physics or Engineering from a recognized university.

 OR

 A holder of at least a Upper Second Class Honours Bachelors Degree of Science in   relevant field, which is recognized by the University Senate as an adequate prerequisite   for M.Sc. in Industrial Laser Technology and Photonics 

 OR

 A holder of at least a Second Class Honours (Lower Division) Bachelors Degree of   Science from DeKUT or any other institution which recognized by the University Senate   as being of equivalent academic and who in addition must show proof of either two   years relevant experience and personal development or academic advancement through   research and publications since graduation with the Bachelor Degree or a Postgraduate   Diploma in the relevant field

 OR

 A holder of other qualifications recognized by DeKUT Senate as being equivalent to (a),   (b), (c),

 OR

 A holder of a DeKUT postgraduate Diploma in the corresponding area of specialization.

 Part-time

 

 2   Academic   Years

 

 

 Main   Campus

 Master of Science   Leather Technology

 Be holder of at least an Upper Second Class Honors Bachelor Degree of DeKUT in BSc.   Leather Technology

 OR

 Be holder of at least a second class honors upper division Bachelor of Science Degree in   relevant field, from  DeKUT or any other institution recognized by the University Senate   as being of equivalent academic status to (i)

 OR

 Be holder of a Second Class Honors (Lower Division), Bachelor of Science degree in   Leather Technology or Bachelor of Science Degree in relevant field from DeKUT or any   other institution which is recognized by the University Senate as being of equivalent   academic status and who in addition must show proof of two years of relevant   experience and professional development and academic advancement through research   and publication since graduation with the bachelor’s degree or a postgraduate Diploma   in the relevant field.

 Part Time

 2   Academic

 years

 Main   Campus

INSTITUTE OF GEOMATICS, GIS &REMOTE SENSING (IGGReS)

 PhD in Geomatics and   Geospatial Information   Science

 A holder of Master of Science Degree in Geospatial Information Systems and   Remote   Sensing or   its equivalent of DeKUT

 A holder of at least a Master’s degree in a relevant field, from DeKUT or any other   institution   recognized by the University Senate as being of equivalent academic   status

 Any other qualification deemed to be equivalent to (i) and (ii) above and recognized   by   DeKUT   Senate as being of equivalent academic status

 1st Year –   Course   Work   – Full Time
 2nd and   3rd Year –   Research

 3 years

 Main   Campus

 Master of Science in   Geospatial   Information Systems   and Remote Sensing

 A holder of Bachelor of Science Degree in Geomatics and Geospatial information   systems, Geospatial Information Science and Remote Sensing, or its equivalent  of   DeKUT or any other institution recognized by the university senate:

 At least an upper second class honors or a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of   3.00 on a scale of 4.00;

 Lower second class honors or a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.50 on a   scale of 4.00 with additional relevant training, evidence of research capability either   through research, paper presentations or peer reviewed publications and relevant   working experience of at least 2 years.

 Full Time   (Evening   &   Weekends)

 2 years

 Main   &   Nairobi   Campus

INSTITUTE OF FOOD BIORESOURCES TECHNOLOGY

 PhD in Food Science   and Technology

 A holder of a Master of Science degree in Food Science and Technology of DeKUT or   from any other recognized institution.

 OR

 A holder of a Master of Science degree in any field relevant to Food Science and   Technology (including but not limited to:  Life Sciences, Chemistry, Nutrition and   Dietetics, and Agro-processing), from another institution recognized by the DeKUT   senate.

 Part  Time

 2 years

 Main   Campus

 Master of Science in   Food Science and   Technology

 Be a holder of Bachelor of Science Degree in Food Science and Technology with at   least   a Second Class Honours (Upper Division) from DeKUT or any other   institution   recognized by DeKUT Senate. 

 OR

 Be a holder of a Bachelor of Science Degree with at least Second Class Honours   (Upper   Division) in a related field, which is recognized by DeKUT Senate as an   adequate pre-   requisite for M.Sc. in Food Science and Technology

 FullTime/Part   Time 

 2 years

 Main   Campus

GEOTHERMAL ENERGY,TRAINING & RESEARCH INSTITUTE (GeTRI)

 Master of Science in   Geothermal Energy   Technology

 

 A holder of a Bachelor of Science degree of at least second class honors, upper   division, or equivalent qualification which is recognized by the University Senate.

 OR

 A holder of a Bachelors of Science of an Engineering degree (in any field), with   at least second class honors, upper division, from a recognized University in   Engineering disciplines or equivalent qualification in a related field recognized by the   university Senate.

 OR

 A holder of a Bachelor of Science of a Science or Engineering degree, with Second   Class honors- Lower division in the Engineering disciplines outlined above and   with at least 2 years work experience.

 OR

 A holder of a Post Graduate Diploma in Geothermal Energy Technology from   DeKUT, or an equivalent qualification, which is recognized by the University, will   join the program in the second year of study.

 Part Time/   Weekend

 2 years

 Nairobi   Campus

 Post Graduate   Diploma in   Geothermal Energy   Technology

 A holder of a Bachelor of Science degree of at least second class honors, upper   division, or equivalent recognized by the University.

 OR

 A holder of a Bachelors of Science of an Engineering degree (in any field), with at   least Second Class Honors, upper division, from a recognized.

 OR

 A holder of a Bachelor of Science of a Science & Engineering degree, with Second   Class honors- Lower division in the Engineering disciplines and with at least 2   years work experience.

 Part time/   Weekend

 1 year

 Nairobi   Campus

 

MODE OF APPLICATION

Application forms can be obtained from Dedan Kimathi University of Technology Main Campus and Nairobi Campus or downloaded from the University website www.dkut.ac.ke One can submit dully filled application forms or apply online from our website https://admissions.dkut.ac.ke/courses/applicationselect upon payment of a non-refundable application fee of Ksh.3, 000 for PhD,  Ksh.1, 500 for Masters, Ksh.1, 000, for Undergraduate Degree, Ksh 500/- for Diploma and Certificate  Programmes to any of  the bank accounts on the application forms.

Registrar (Academic Affairs)
Private Bag, Dedan Kimathi, Nyeri, Kenya.
Tel: 061- 2050000

Registrar AA office: 0713 835 965 registraraa@dkut.ac.ke
Nairobi Campus: 0710-127516 directornairobi@dkut.ac.ke
Marketing office: 0713-123021 marketing@dkut.ac.ke

Contacts

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Dedan Kimathi University of Technology
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