Bachelor of Philosophy in Technology (Industrial Chemistry)

Entry Requirements
Candidates shall be eligible for admission into the Bachelor of Technology in Applied Chemistry (Industrial Chemistry Option) degree in the School of Pure and Applied Sciences in the following categories:

KCSE Candidates

The basic admission requirement shall be the minimum entry requirements set for entry into the public universities, which is at least an average grade of C+ in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE).

In addition, candidates are expected to have obtained at least a grade C+ in each of the cluster subjects in following cluster of subjects in KCSE examinations:
Cluster Subjects:

  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology/any Group III/any Group IV/any Group V.
  • KCSE Subject Grouping
  • Group I: English, Kiswahili, Mathematics
  • Group II: Biology, Physics, Chemistry
  • Group III: History and Government, Geography, Christian Religious Education, Islamic Religious Education, Hindu Religious Education
  • Group IV: Home Science, Art and Design, Agriculture, Aviation Technology, Computer Studies
  • Group V: French, German, Arabic, Music, Business Studies

A-Levels or Equivalent

Candidates should have a minimum of two (2) principal passes in Mathematics and Physics and a subsidiary level pass in Chemistry with a credit pass in English at O-Level

Diploma (KNEC) or Equivalent

Candidates with a Diploma in Analytical Chemistry (KNEC) from the Kenya Polytechnical University or an equivalent qualification

Diploma in Technology or Equivalent

Candidates with a Diploma in Technology (Dip.Tech.) in Analytical Chemistry from the Kenya Polytechnical University or an equivalent qualification

Higher Diploma (KNEC) or Equivalent

Candidates with a Higher Diploma (KNEC ) in Analytical Chemistry or an equivalent qualification

Exemptions and credit transfer

  • Diploma in Technology (Dip.Tech.) or Equivalent
  • Higher Diploma (KNEC) or Equivalent

    Candidates who possess the Diploma in Technology in Analytical Chemistry or a Higher Diploma in Analytical Chemistry (KNEC) or an equivalent qualification shall be eligible for exemption from the 1st Year of study. The candidates shall be allowed to join the course in the second year of study. The may be expected to take any courses of study in the first year of study on the programme that they might had not covered in their earlier course of study to the satisfaction of Senate. Any extra courses to be taken to fulfill this requirement may be taken during a preliminary or a regular semester as the Senate may approve.

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