May 2018 Postgraduate Intake

MAY 2018 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.

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)

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

Two (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

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

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

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

Two (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

Two (2) Academic years

Main & Nairobi Campus

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

Main Campus

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

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.

Two (2) Academic Years

 

Part-time

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

Two (2) Academic

 years

Main Campus

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.

Full Time ( Evening & Weekends)

2 years

Main & Nairobi 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.

Part  time

2 years

Main 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

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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