January 2018 Intake in Progress

JANUARY 2018 INTAKE IN PROGRESS

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.

SCHOOLS:   INSTITUTES:
 i. School of Graduate Studies
 ii. School of Engineering
iii. School of Business Management and Economics
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 Pedagogical and Academic Writing Skills (IPAWS)
iv. Institute of Geomatics, GIS & Remote Sensing (IGGReS)
v. Geothermal Energy Training and Research Institute (GeTRI)
vi. Institute of Technical and Professional Studies (ITPS)

DIPLOMA & CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES
SCHOOL OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT & ECONOMICS    

Diploma in Security Management

KCSE Aggregate Grade of C

Day and Evening only                        

Main Campus &

Nairobi Campus

 INSTITUTE OF PEDAGOGICAL AND ACADEMIC  WRITING SKILLS (IPAWS)   

Certificate in German Language

 KCSE  mean grade  C-

Offered in 4 modules each 12 weeks

 Main Campus

 INSTITUTE OF TECHNICAL AND PROFESSIONAL STUDIES  

Diploma in Building Technology

Diploma in Fashion Design & Interior Decoration

Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering(Power Option).

Diploma in Furniture Technology and Interior Design

Diploma in Welding, Metal Work and Design

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

Main Campus

Certificate in Building Technology

Certificate  in Fashion Design & Interior Decoration

Certificate in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Power Option).

Certificate in Furniture Technology and Interior Design

Certificate in Welding, Metal Work and Design

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

Full Time

One (1) years 

Main Campus

CCNA I,II.III,IV

 Proficiency in IT

Evening

2 months per Level

Main Campus

 INSTITUTE OF TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT    

Diploma in Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality Management

A holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C and a minimum of C- in English and Kiswahili

OR

A holder of business or business related Certificate from KNEC or any recognized examination body

Full time

2 Year

Main Campus

Mountaineering and Outdoor Expeditions Guiding

To register for the Short course;

Be a holder of KCSE certificate with a minimum aggregate of D- and a minimum of D- in English and/ or Kiswahili.

OR

Any person who is engaged in mountaineering and expedition guiding (this includes the expedition crew) ready and comfortable to learn in English.

Full time

Three weeks

Main Campus

 INSTITUTE OF FOOD BIORESOURCES TECHNOLOGY    

Diploma in Coffee Technology and Cupping

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

Full time

1 year

Main Campus

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

Main Campus

 SCHOOL OF COMPUTER SCIENCE & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

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 (5 stages)

 Main Campus

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

Full Time & Evening:

3 months
Main Campus
UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES  
SCHOOL OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT & ECONOMICS    

Bachelor of Science in Criminology and Security Management

  • Security Management and loss prevention Technology
  • Criminal Investigation and Forensic Technology
  • Cyber crime and Computer Forensics

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.

Weekend/ Evening.

3 years

Main  Campus

&

Nairobi Campus

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 :
i) A Minimum entry of C ( plain) in KCSE
ii) Division II in KCE

Part Time

2½ (Two and
half ) Years

Main Campus
   POST GRADUATE PROGRAMMES    
 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT & ECONOMICS    

PhD in Business Administration & Management

  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Strategic 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  Campus

&

Nairobi Campus

Master of Science in Forensics and  Security 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  Campus

&

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 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.

OR

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

Evening & Weekend:

Two (2) Academic years

Main  Campus

&

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

Two (2) Academic years

Main  Campus

&

Nairobi Campus

Master in Business Administration

Options;

  • Marketing
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Strategic Management Option
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business Management

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 Lower Second Class Honors from DeKUT or any other University recognized by DeKUT Senate with at least three (3) years of relevant work experience after graduation.

Evening & Weekend

Two (2) Academic years

Main  Campus

&

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

Two (2) Academic years

Main Campus

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

Main Campus

&
Nairobi Campus

 INSTITUTE OF GEOTHERMAL ENERGY,TRAINING & RESEARCH (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

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

Fulltime/ Evening

6 months

Main Campus
ATD Level II Pass in ATD I

Fulltime/ Evening

6 months

 Main Campus
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

Main Campus
CPA  Sec. II-VI Pass in the previous section

Fulltime/ Evening

6 months

Main Campus
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

Main Campus
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

Main Campus
 SIEMENS MECHATRONIC SYSTEMS CERTIFICATION PROGRAM (SMSCP)  

 Level 1

Diploma in Electrical, Mechanical or Mechatronics Engineering OR

Ongoing students in Bsc. Electrical, Mechanical or Mechatronics engineering  in second year of study and above OR

Equivalent academic qualification recognized by DeKUT senate.

Fulltime and part time

Intake:

January, April, July,

October

  Level 2

Pass in Level 1

OR

Pass in SMSCP  Entry examination

Fulltime and part time

Intake:

February, May, August, November

  Level 3

Pass in level 2

Fulltime and part time.

Intake:

March, June, September, December

  

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://www.dkut.ac.ke/index.php/academics/admission/apply-online, 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)
P.O. Box 657 – 10100 Nyeri
Tel: 061- 2050000
Admissions office: 0705 688135 admissionsoffice@dkut.ac.ke
Nairobi Campus: 0710-127516 directornairobi@dkut.ac.ke
Marketing office: 0713-123021 marketing@dkut.ac.ke

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