DeKUT Programs and Qualifications

 AT THE MAIN CAMPUS
AND NAIROBI CBD 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.

MAIN CAMPUS

       

                                                               SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
COURSE MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENT

MODE OF STUDY &

DURATION

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

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

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 Mechatronic 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

Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Bachelor of Science in Mechatronic Engineering

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

KCSE applicants: Mean Grade C+ and Mathematics C+, Physics C+, Chemistry C+ or equivalent qualifications obtained in other examination systems recognized by the University Senate.

OR

NB: Holders of a corresponding Diploma or Higher Diploma in Engineering with at least a credit pass may be admissible into second year or third year of study respectively.

Full time:

5 years

Bachelor of Education in Technology (Civil Engineering)

KCSE applicants: Mean Grade C+ and Mathematics C+, Physics C+, Chemistry C+ or equivalent qualifications obtained in other examination systems recognized by the University Senate.

OR

NB: Holders of a corresponding Diploma or Higher Diploma in Engineering with at least a credit pass may be admissible into second year or third year of study respectively.

Full time:

4 years

Bachelor of Education in Technology ( Electrical and Electronic Engineering)

KCSE applicants: Mean Grade C+ and Mathematics C+, Physics C+, Chemistry C+ or equivalent qualifications obtained in other examination systems recognized by the University Senate.

OR

NB: Holders of a corresponding Diploma or Higher Diploma in Engineering with at least a credit pass may be admissible into second year or third year of study respectively.

Full time:

4 years

 Bachelor of Education in Technology (Mechanical Engineering)

KCSE applicants: Mean Grade C+ and Mathematics C+, Physics C+, Chemistry C+ or equivalent qualifications obtained in other examination systems recognized by the University Senate.

OR

NB: Holders of a corresponding Diploma or Higher Diploma in Engineering with at least a credit pass may be admissible into second year or third year of study respectively.

Full time:

4 years

                                       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

Msc. in Forensics and Security Management

A candidate must satisfy one of the following admission requirements:

a) Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Police Science, Military Science, Criminology and Security studies with at least Upper Second Class Honours or its equivalent from Dedan Kimathi University of Technology or any other University recognized and approved by the DeKUT Senate.

OR

b) Be a holder of a Bachelor Degree Police Science, Military Science, Criminology, Security with Lower Second Class Honours or its equivalent from Dedan Kimathi University of Technology or any other University recognized and approved by the Senate provided the candidate has additional relevant training, evidence of research capability either through research, paper presentations or peer reviewed publications and relevant working experience.

OR

c) Any other recognized qualification deemed as being an adequate prerequisite for the Msc. Forensics and Security Management Programme by DeKUT Senate.

Weekend

Minimum

2 years

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:

Two (2) Academic years

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 provided the candidate has relevant Postgraduate qualifications or more than two (2) years of relevant work experience

OR

Be a holder of a Bachelor Degree with a PASS from DeKUT or any other qualification from a University

recognized by DeKUT Senate provided such a candidate has relevant professional qualifications or more than three (3) years of relevant work experience.

Evening & Weekend

Two (2) Academic years

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

OR

Be a holder of a Bachelor degree with a Pass from a recognized University provided the candidate has relevant professional qualifications or work experience of at least five (5) years

Evening & Weekend

Two (2) Academic years

Bachelor of Science in Criminology and Security Management

For the disciplined forces among them, the Police, Military, Prison and Security Officers.

KCSE Aggregate Grade of C+ (plus) and with a C (plain) in either English or Kiswahili.

OR

Holders of KACE Certificate with a minimum of two principal passes and one subsidiary.                                      

OR

Holders of an accredited Diploma or Higher Diploma in Criminology & Security Management, Police and or Military Science, Forensics Science and or Psychology, and Computer Forensics with a Credit Pass that is recognized by DeKUT Senate and with a minimum of C- (minus) at KCSE.

OR

Any other qualification accepted by DeKUT Senate as equivalent to any of the above.

OR

Holders of an accredited Diploma in Security, Investigation, Prosecution and Disaster Management with a minimum of Credit Pass may qualify for Credit transfers.

Weekend/ Evening.

3 years

Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor of Business Administration

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

OR

Be a holder of an equivalent qualification recognized by the DeKUT Senate

OR

Holders of accredited Diploma in Management with a minimum of Credit Pass or C.P.A. (K) qualifications may qualify for Credit transfers

Full Time & Weekend

8 Semesters

offered in 3 years (Trimester system)

Bachelor of Purchasing and Supplies Management

KCSE Aggregate Grade of C+ (plus) with a C (plain) in Mathematics and English or Kiswahili

OR

Holders of Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies Management with a Minimum of Credit Pass may also qualify for credit transfer.

Full Time & Weekend

8 Semesters

offered in 3 years (Trimester system)

Diploma in Business Administration

Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies Management

KCSE aggregate Grade of C (plain) with a C-(minus) in English or Kiswahili and Mathematics.

Full Time, Evening & Weekend

4 Trimesters (Trimester system)

                                                             SCHOOL OF SCIENCES
Master of Science in  Industrial Mathematics

Be a holder of a Bachelor Degree in Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Engineering or Computer Science with at least an Upper Second Class Honors from DeKUT or institutions recognized by DeKUT Senate.

OR

Be a holder of a Bachelor Degree with at least a Second Class Honors (Upper Division) in relevant fields from institutions recognized by DeKUT Senate.

OR

Be a holder of a Bachelor Degree with at least a Second Class Honors (Lower Division) from DeKUT or any other institution which is recognized by DeKUT Senate. The applicant in addition must show proof of either two years of relevant experience and personal development.

Part Time

Two (2) Academic years

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

Two (2) Academic years

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Chemistry

KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C+ and

  1. C+ in Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics
  2. C+ in Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology
  3. C+ in Mathematics, Biological Sciences and Physical Sciences

OR

Have a minimum of 2 Principal Passes in Science Subjects in K.A.C.E in which one must be in Chemistry or any other qualification accepted by the university senate

OR

Have a Diploma in Industrial Chemistry or any other relevant field of chemistry with at least a credit pass from an institution recognized by the university senate

Full time

4 years

Bachelor of Science in Leather Technology

KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C+ and a minimum of C+ in Mathematics and Chemistry, C(plain) in Physics.

OR

Have a minimum of 2 Principal Passes in Science Subjects in K.A.C.E in which one must be in Chemistry any other qualification accepted by the university senate.

OR

Have a Diploma in Leather Technology or any other relevant field of chemistry with at least a credit pass from an institution recognized by the University Senate

Full time

4 years

Bachelor of Science Actuarial Science

KCSE Aggregate Grade of C+ (plus) and C+ (plus) in English and C+ (plus) in Mathematics

OR

Be a holder of an equivalent qualification as recognized by DeKUT Senate

Full time

8 Semesters

offered in 3 years (Trimester system)

Bridging Mathematics KCSE Aggregate Grade of C (plain)or KCE Division III

Full time

3 months

Bridging Physics KCSE Aggregate Grade of C (plain) or KCE Division III

Full time

3 months

Bridging Chemistry KCSE Aggregate C (plain) or KCE Division III

Full time

3 Months

                                    SCHOOL OF COMPUTER SCIENCE & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Bachelor of Science In Computer Science

KCSE applicants: 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.

OR

KACE or A-Level applicants: must have at least two principal passes in Mathematics and Physics and at least a credit pass in Chemistry at the KCE or be a holder of an equivalent qualification as recognized by the University Senate.

Full time

4 Years

Bachelor of Science in Business Information Technology

KCSE Aggregate Grade of C+ (plus) and with     C (plain) in Mathematics and English

OR

KACE with at least two principal passes and one Subsidiary and a minimum of a Credit Pass in Mathematics at KCE

OR

Be a holder of a Diploma or professional certificate in a relevant discipline from an institution recognized by   DeKUT Senate

Full Time

8 Semesters offered in 3 years (Trimester system)

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

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

OR

KACE or A-Level applicants must have at least two principal passes or an equivalent qualification as recognized by DeKUT Senate

Full Time& Evening

8 Semesters

offered in 3 years (Trimester system)

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

(Module II)

Be a holder of a Diploma in Information Technology from DeKUT with CREDIT pass or any other qualification recognized by DeKUT Senate.

Full Time& Evening

5 Semesters offered in 2 years

(Trimester system)

Diploma in Information Technology

KCSE Aggregate Grade of C (plain) with at least C- (minus) in English and Mathematics or Division II in KCE with Credit Pass in Mathematics and English or the equivalent.

OR

Those with a Credit Pass in Certificate in IT or its equivalent.

Full Time & Evening:

18 months (full-time mode) (including attachment) 5 stages

Certificate in Information Technology KCSE Aggregate Grade of C- ( minus) or Division III in KCE

Full Time; Evening:

3 months

                                                              SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCE
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (UPGRADING) The applicant 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 :
  1. A Minimum entry of C ( plain) in KCSE
  2. Division II in KCE  

Part Time

2½ (Two and half ) Years

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (DIRECT ENTRY)

A minimum grade of C+ in KCSE with a C+ in Biology/Biological Sciences, English/Kiswahili, Mathematics/ physics and Chemistry

OR

Equivalent qualifications as recognized by the University Senate.

Full Time

4 years

                                              INSTITUTE OF GEOMATICS, GIS &REMOTE SENSING (IGGReS)

Bachelor of Science in Geomatics and Geospatial Information Systems

Bachelor of Science in Geospatial Information Science and Remote Sensing

KCSE applicants: Mean Grade C+ and Mathematics C+, Physics C+, Chemistry C+ or equivalent qualifications obtained in other examination systems.

OR

Be a holder of an equivalent qualification as recognized by the University Senate.

Full Time

5 years

4 years

                                          INSTITUTE OF TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT
Bachelor of Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality Management

KCSE Mean Grade C+ and C in Mathematics and English or Kiswahili.

OR

A holder of DeKUT Diploma in Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality Management

OR

A holder of Diploma in Tourism or Hospitality ,or Tourism and Hospitality Management with a Credit Pass from an institution recognized by the DeKUT Senate

OR

A holder of any relevant Diploma with Credit Pass or any other qualification recognized by DeKUT Senate.

Full time

Four (4) years.

Diploma in Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality Management KCSE Aggregate Grade of C (plain) with at least C- (minus) in English or Kiswahili or equivalent or a holder of a Credit Pass in relevant certificate course.

Full time

2 years

                                                  INSTITUTE OF FOOD BIORESOURCES TECHNOLOGY
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 Honors (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 Honors (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

OR

Be a holder of Bachelor of Science Degree with Second Class Honors (Lower Division) from DeKUT or institutions which are recognized by DeKUT Senate. The applicant in addition must show proof of at least 2 years relevant work experience.

Full time

2 years

Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Technology 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

Full time

4 years

Diploma in Food Science and Technology

KCSE Aggregate Grade of C (plain) with at least C- (minus) in Mathematics, Biology/ Biological Sciences and Chemistry/Physical Science.

OR

KCE Division III or equivalent with at least five Credit Passes, three of which must be in either Physical Science/Chemistry, Biology/ Biological Sciences and Mathematics and one in English.
OR 

KCSE/KCE. applicants or their equivalent who do not qualify in the above categories, but have a Certificate in Food Science & Technology or related disciplines from Institutions recognized by DeKUT Senate.

Full time

3 years

Six Stages

Diploma in Coffee Technology and Cupping Certificate holders of Coffee Technology and Quality Management from recognized institutions by DeKUT Senate.

Full time

1 year

Certificate in Coffee Technology and Quality Management

KCSE Aggregate Grade of C- (minus) with at least D (plain) in Biology/ Biological Sciences, Chemistry/Physical Science, Mathematics.

OR

Applicants with D+ (plus) with relevant training or experience in the coffee industry may be considered subject to approval by DeKUT Senate.

Full time

6 months

                                     INSTITUTE OF TECHNICAL AND PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
Bachelor of Technology in Building Construction

KCSE Aggregate Grade of C+ with C+ in Mathematics, Physics and C (plain) in English/Kiswahili

OR

Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE) or the A-level equivalent should satisfy all the requirements below:

(i)At least two principal passes in Mathematics and Physics; and

(ii)Two subsidiaries

OR

KNEC Higher National Diploma or any other examining body recognized by the University Senate.

OR

DeKUT and KNEC Diploma holders in Building Technology, with a Credit pass.

NB: Holders of DeKUT/KNEC Diploma in Building Technology are admissible into the second year of study.

Full Time

Four (4) years

Diploma in Building Technology

KCSE Aggregate Grade of C-(minus) with C-(minus) in Mathematics and English or an equivalent qualification recognized by DeKUT Senate.

OR

KCSE aggregate grade of C- (minus) and Credit Pass in a relevant DeKUT Certificate or an equivalent qualification recognized by DeKUT Senate.

Full Time

Two (2) years

Diploma in Fashion Design and Interior Decoration

KCSE Aggregate Grade of C-(minus) with C-(minus) in Mathematics and English or an equivalent qualification recognized by DeKUT Senate.

OR

KCSE aggregate grade of C- (minus) and Credit Pass in a relevant DeKUT Certificate or an equivalent qualification recognized by DeKUT Senate.

Full Time

Two (2) years

Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering

(Power Option).

KCSE Aggregate Grade of C-(minus) with C-(minus) in Mathematics and English or an equivalent qualification recognized by DeKUT Senate.

OR

KCSE aggregate grade of C- (minus) and Credit Pass in a relevant DeKUT Certificate or an equivalent qualification recognized by DeKUT Senate.

Full Time

Two (2) years

Certificate in Electrical and Electronics Engineering

(Power Option).

KCSE Aggregate Grade of D+ (plus) or an equivalent qualification recognized by DeKUT Senate.

Full Time

One (1) years

Certificate in Fashion Design and Interior Decoration

KCSE Aggregate Grade of D+ (plus) or an equivalent qualification recognized by DeKUT Senate.

Full Time

One (1) years

Certificate in Building Technology KCSE Aggregate Grade of D+ (plus) or an equivalent qualification recognized by DeKUT Senate.

Full Time

One (1) years

CCNA I,II.III,IV Proficiency in IT

Evening

2 months per Level

PROFESSIONAL COURSES
KASNEB
ATD Level I (Intermediate) KCSE Aggregate Grade   of C-( minus)

Fulltime/ Evening

6 months

ATD Level II Pass in ATD I

Fulltime/ Evening

6 months

CPA Sec. I

Pass in ATD Final OR

KCSE Aggregate grade of C+( plus) with at least C+(plus) in both Mathematics and English

Fulltime/ Evening

6 months

CPA Sec. II-VI Pass in the previous section

Fulltime/ Evening

6 months

KISM
Certified Procurement and Supply Professional of Kenya (CPSP-K)

(a) Pass in APS (K),

OR

(b) Degree from a recognized university,

OR

(c) Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE), mean grade of C+

(plus) with minimum C+(plus) in English and in Mathematics,

OR

(d) Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE) with at least TWO

principle passes and credits in Mathematics and English at Kenya

Certificate of Education (KCE)

OR

Equivalent qualifications as determined by Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM).

Fulltime/ Evening

 

6 months

Associate in Procurement and Supply of Kenya (APS-K)

Aggregate Grade of C( Plain)

OR

Equivalent qualifications as determined by KISM

Fulltime/ Evening

6 months

NAIROBI CBD CAMPUS

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
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

Two (2) Academic years

             SCHOOL OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT & ECONOMICS
COURSE MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENT

MODE OF STUDY &

DURATION

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

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

OR

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

Weekend

Minimum

3 years

Msc. in Forensics and Security Management

A candidate must satisfy one of the following admission requirements:

a) Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Police Science, Military Science, Criminology and Security studies with at least Upper Second Class Honours or its equivalent from Dedan Kimathi University of Technology or any other University recognized and approved by the DeKUT Senate.

OR

b) Be a holder of a Bachelor Degree Police Science, Military Science, Criminology, Security with Lower Second Class Honours or its equivalent from Dedan Kimathi University of Technology or any other University recognized and approved by the Senate provided the candidate has additional relevant training, evidence of research capability either through research, paper presentations or peer reviewed publications and relevant working experience.

OR

c) Any other recognized qualification deemed as being an adequate prerequisite for the Msc. Forensics and Security Management Programme by DeKUT Senate.

Weekend

Minimum

2 years

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 provided the candidate has relevant Postgraduate qualifications or more than two (2) years of relevant work experience

OR

Be a holder of a Bachelor Degree with a PASS from DeKUT or any other qualification from a University

recognized by DeKUT Senate provided such a candidate has relevant professional qualifications or more than three (3) years of relevant work experience.

Evening & Weekend

Two (2) Academic years

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 recognizedby 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

OR

Be a holder of a Bachelor degree with a Pass from a recognized University provided the candidate has relevant professional qualifications or work experience of at least five (5) years

Evening & Weekend

Two (2) Academic years

Bachelor of Science in Criminology and Security Management

For the disciplined forces among them, the Police, Military, Prison and Security Officers.

KCSE Aggregate Grade of C+ (plus) and with a C (plain) in either English or Kiswahili.

OR

Holders of KACE Certificate with a minimum of two principal passes and one subsidiary.                                      

OR

Holders of an accredited Diploma or Higher Diploma in Criminology & Security Management, Police and or Military Science, Forensics Science and or Psychology, and Computer Forensics with a Credit Pass that is recognized by DeKUT Senate and with a minimum of C- (minus) at KCSE.

OR

Any other qualification accepted by DeKUT Senate as equivalent to any of the above.

OR

Holders of an accredited Diploma in Security, Investigation, Prosecution and Disaster Management with a minimum of Credit Pass may qualify for Credit transfers.

Weekend/ Evening.

3 years

Bachelor of Commerce

 

 

Bachelor of Business Administration

 

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

OR

Be a holder of an equivalent qualification recognized by the DeKUT   Senate

OR

Holders of accredited Diploma in Management with a minimum of Credit Pass or C.P.A. (K) qualifications may qualify for Credit transfers

Full Time & Part- time

8 Semesters

offered in 3 years (Trimester system)

Bachelor of Purchasing and Supplies Management

 

KCSE Aggregate Grade of C+ (plus) with a C (plain) in Mathematics and English or Kiswahili

OR

Holders of Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies Management with a Minimum of Credit Pass may also qualify for credit transfer.

Full Time & Part- time

8 Semesters

offered in 3 years (Trimester system)

                                   GEOTHERMAL ENERGY  TRAINING RESEARCH INSTITUTE (GETRI)

Master of Science degree in Geothermal Energy Technology

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

Part time

2 Years

Post Graduate Diploma in Geothermal Energy Technology

A holder of a Bachelor of Science degree of at least second class honours, upper division, or equivalent qualification in a related field, like Geosciences, Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences, GeoSpatial Information, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics which is recognized by the University Senate as an adequate prerequisite for the Post Graduate Diploma in Geothermal Technology.

b) A holder of a Bachelors of Science of an Engineering degree (in any field), with at least Second Class Honours, upper division, from a recognized University in Engineering disciplines or equivalent qualification in a related field, like Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Civil Engineering, Geomatics, Chemical Engineering or an Engineering degree which is recognized by the university senate as being of equivalent academic status.

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

Part time

2 Years

                            SCHOOL OF SCIENCES
Master of Science in Industrial Mathematics

Be a holder of a Bachelor Degree in Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Engineering or Computer Science with at least an Upper Second Class Honors from DeKUT or institutions recognized by DeKUT Senate.

OR

Be a holder of a Bachelor Degree with at least a Second Class Honors (Upper Division) in relevant fields from institutions recognized by DeKUT Senate.

OR

Be a holder of a Bachelor Degree with at least a Second Class Honors (Lower Division) from DeKUT or any other institution which is recognized by DeKUT Senate. The applicant in addition must show proof of either two years of relevant experience and personal development.

Part Time

Two (2) Academic years

Bachelor of Science Actuarial Science

KCSE Aggregate Grade of C+ (plus) and C+ (plus) in English and C+ (plus) in Mathematics

OR

Be a holder of an equivalent qualification as recognized by DeKUT Senate

Full time

8 Semesters

offered in 3 years (Trimester system)

Bridging Mathematics

KCSE Aggregate Grade of   C (plain)or KCE Division III

Full time

3 months

SCHOOL OF COMPUTER SCIENCE & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Bachelor of Business Information Technology

KCSE Aggregate Grade of   C+ (plus) and with   C (plain) in Mathematics and English

OR

KACE with at least two principal passes and one Subsidiary and a minimum of a Credit Pass in Mathematics at KCE

OR

Be a holder of a Diploma or professional certificate in a relevant discipline from an institution recognized by DeKUT Senate

Full Time

8 Semesters offered in 3 years (Trimester system)

 

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

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

OR

KACE or A-Level applicants must have at least two principal passes or   an equivalent qualification as recognized by DeKUT Senate

Full Time& Evening

8 Semesters

offered in 3 years (Trimester system)

 

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

(Module II)

Be a holder of a Diploma in Information Technology from DeKUT with CREDIT pass or any other qualification recognized by DeKUT Senate.

Full Time& Evening

5 Semestersoffered in 2 years

(Trimester system)

Diploma in Information Technology

KCSE Aggregate Grade of   C (plain) with at least C- (minus) in English and Mathematics or Division II in KCE with Credit Pass in Mathematics and English or the equivalent.

OR

Those with a Credit Pass in Certificate in IT or its equivalent.

Full Time & Evening:

18 months (full-time mode) (including attachment) 5 stages

Certificate in Information Technology

KCSE Aggregate Grade   of C- ( minus) or Division III in KCE

Full Time; Evening:

3 months

INSTITUTE OF GEOMATICS, GIS &REMOTE SENSING (IGGReS)
Master of Science in Geospatial Information Systems and Remote Sensing

A holder of at least a second Class Honors (upper division), Bachelor Degree from DeKUT in spatial information based or related specialization or from any other institution recognized by the university senate as being of equivalent academic status.

OR

A holder of a second class honors (lower division) ,Bachelor of Science Degree from DeKUT in a spatial information based or related specialization or of any other institution which is recognized by the university senate as being of equivalent academic status and who in addition has had either two years relevant experience and professional development or academic advancement through research and publication since graduation with Bachelor Degree or a postgraduate Diploma in the relevant fields as recognized by the university Senate.

Part time

2 years

INSTITUTE OF FOOD BIORESOURCES TECHNOLOGY
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 Honors (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 Honors (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

OR

Be a holder of Bachelor of Science Degree with Second Class Honors (Lower Division) from DeKUT or institutions which are recognized by DeKUT Senate. The applicant in addition must show proof of at least 2 years relevant work experience.

Evening and Weekend

2 years

Diploma in Coffee Technology and Cupping Certificate holders of Coffee Technology and Quality Management from recognized institutions by DeKUT Senate.

Full time

1 year

Certificate in Coffee Technology and Quality Management

KCSE Aggregate Grade of C- (minus) with at least D (plain) in Biology/ Biological Sciences, Chemistry/Physical Science, Mathematics.

OR

Applicants with D+ (plus) with relevant training or experience in the coffee industry may be considered subject to approval by DeKUT Senate.

Full time

6 months

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

and submitted upon payment of a non-refundable 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 following bank accounts:

  • Consolidated Bank-Acc No: 0120025172901, Nyeri,                   
  • Kenya Commercial Bank-Acc No: 1121318274 Nyeri
  • Equity Bank- Acc No: 1150297300480 Nyeri.                             
  • Standard Chartered Bank –Acc No: 0102045131203 Nyeri
  • Family Bank-Acc No: 055000028807 Nyeri

 Applications and enquiries should be directed to respective Campuses as follows:-

Registrar (Academic Affairs)

P.O. Box 657 – 10100 Nyeri

Cell: 0713-835965  /    0713-123021

Tel: 061- 2050000

Email: registraraa@dkut.ac.ke 

           marketing@dkut.ac.ke

Director, Nairobi Campus

Pension Towers 2nd, 9th and 13th floor.

Loita Street.

Cell: 0710-127516

Email:

                                                                         

 

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