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Meru University Courses, Admission Requirement and Fees Structure 2020

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Below are details about Meru University courses, admission requirements and fees structure for the year 2020.

 

PROGRAMME

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS  
SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS (SBE)  
POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES  
Ph.D. Business Management

Area of specialization:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Finance
Master in a Business related field recognized by MUST senate.

 

 
Duration: 3 years   Mode of Study: Weekend/Evening   Campus: Meru Town Campus (Hart Towers)

Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 105,000.00

 
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field, with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) from MUST or any other institution recognized by MUST Senate OR A Second Class Honours (Lower Division) with at least 2 years relevant working experience OR Pass Degree with 5 years’ post qualification working experience.  
Master of Science in Entrepreneurship Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field, with at least a Second Class Honours (Upper Division) from MUST or any other institution recognized by MUST Senate OR A Second Class Honours (Lower Division) with at least 3 years relevant working experience.  
Duration: 2 years   Mode of Study: Weekend/Evening   Campus: Meru Town Campus (Hart Towers)

Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 60,000.00

 
UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES  
Bachelor of Commerce K.C.S.E with a minimum grade of C+ (plus) and a minimum of C (plain) in both Mathematics and English OR Diploma in a relevant discipline with Credit pass from KNEC, KASNEB or any institution recognized by MUST Senate.  
Bachelor of Purchasing and Supplies Management  
Bachelor of Business Administration  
Bachelor of Co-operative Management  
Bachelor of Science in Economics  
Duration: 8 semesters   Mode of Study: Full-time/Weekend          Campus: Main Campus(Nchiru) and Meru Town Campus (Hart Towers)   Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 45,000.00  
DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES  
Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies Management     i.        A mean grade of C- (minus) in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examination or its equivalent OR

ii.        At least a Division II in the Kenya Certificate of Education examination OR

iii.        At least one Principal Pass at the Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education examination OR

iv.        Completion of Craft Certificate (Level 5) in related field OR

v.        A Certificate of experiential learning issued by the Kenya National Qualification Authority (KNQA).

 
Diploma in Business Administration  
Duration: 5 semesters   Mode of Study: Full-time/Weekend          Campus: Meru Town Campus (Hart Towers)

Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 25,000.00

 
CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES  
Certificate in Business Administration     i.        K.C.S.E mean grade of D (Plain) or its equivalent OR

ii.        At least a Division III in the Kenya Certificate of Education examination OR

iii.        Completion of Artisan Certificate (Level 4) in a related area OR

iv.        A Certificate of experiential learning issued by the Kenya National Qualification Authority (KNQA).

 
Certificate in Purchasing and Supplies Management  
Duration: 3 semesters   Mode of Study: Full-time/Weekend   Campus:  Meru Town Campus (Hart Towers)                             Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 18,000.00  
KASNEB COURSES  
Certificate in Accounting and Management Skills(CAMS) Mean grade of D+ (plus) in K.C.S.E and above.  
Duration: 6 months   Mode of Study: Full-time/Evening   Campus: Main Campus (Nchiru) and Meru Town Campus (Hart Towers) Tuition fees per stage: Ksh. 12,000.00  
Accounting Technicians Diploma (ATD I) Mean grade of C- (minus) in K.C.S.E and above or a pass in Certificate in Accounting and Management Skills (CAMS)  
Accounting Technicians Diploma (ATD II) Pass at ATD I.  
Accounting Technicians Diploma(ATD III) Pass at ATD II.  
Duration: 6 months   Mode of Study: Full-time/Evening   Campus: Main Campus (Nchiru) and Meru Town Campus (Hart Towers) Tuition fees per stage: Ksh. 12,000.00  
Certified Public Accountant I/CPS (CPA I) – Sections 1 & 2
  1. K.C.S.E examination with a mean grade C+ (plus) or its equivalent.
  2. Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE) with at least two (2) Principal passes provided that the applicant has credits in Mathematics and English at Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE) level or equivalent qualifications.
  3. KASNEB technician, diploma or professional examination certificate.
  4. International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) examination Grade C (plain) in 6 papers with C (plain) in both English and Mathematics.
 
Certified Public Accountant II/CPS (CPA II) – Sections 3 & 4 Pass at CPA I.  
Certified Public Accountant III/CPS (CPA III) – Sections 5 & 6 Pass at CPA II.  
Duration: 6 months   Mode of Study: Full-time/Evening   Campus: Main campus (Nchiru) and Meru Town Campus (Hart Towers) Tuition fees per section: Ksh. 14,000.00 (CPA I), Ksh. 15,000.00 (CPA II), Ksh. 16,000.00 (CPA III)  
Certified Investment and Financial Analysts (CIFA) Sections 1 – 6 A degree from a recognized university.

Such other certificates or diplomas as may be approved by KASNEB.

 
Duration: 6 months   Mode of Study: Full-time/Evening   Campus: Main campus (Nchiru) and Meru Town Campus (Hart Towers) Tuition fees per section: Ksh. 14,000.00 (CIFA I), Ksh. 15,000.00 (CIFA II), Ksh. 16,000.00 (CIFA III)  
PROCUREMENT PROFESSIONAL COURSES  
Associate in Procurement and Supply of Kenya(APS-K) level I Mean grade of C- (minus) in K.C.S.E and above  
Associate in Procurement and Supply of Kenya(APS-K) level II Pass in APS-K Level I  
Duration: 6 months   Mode of Study: Full-time/Evening   Campus: Main Campus (Nchiru) and Meru Town Campus (Hart Towers)     Tuition fees per level : Ksh. 12,000.00  
Certified Procurement and Supply Professional of Kenya (CPSP-K)

 

  1. Pass in APS (K), OR;
  2. Degree from a recognized university, OR;
  3. K.C.S.E mean grade of C+ (plus) with minimum C+ (plus) in English and in Mathematics
  4. Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE) with at least two principle passes and credits in Mathematics and English at Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE)
  5. Equivalent qualifications as determined by Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM).
  6. Demonstrate knowledge on  mitigation of emerging issues in Supply Chain Management
 
Duration: 6 months per part, Mode of Study: Full-time/Evening   Campus: Main campus (Nchiru) and Meru Town Campus (Hart Towers) Tuition fees per part: Ksh. 29,000.00  
ACCOUNTING PACKAGES  
QuickBooks, Pastel, Sage Accounting Background.

 

 

 
Duration: 2 months   Mode of Study: Full-time/Part-time   Campus: Main campus (Nchiru) and Meru Town Campus (Hart Towers) Tuition fees: Ksh. 8,000.00  
SCHOOL OF PURE AND APPLIED SCIENCES (SPAS)
POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES
Ph.D. in Entomology Master’s Degree in Entomology, Zoology, Biology, Agriculture, Horticulture, Crop Protection, Forestry & related Sciences from an organization recognized by MUST Senate.
Duration: 3 years   Mode of Study: Part-time    Campus: Main Campus (Nchiru)

Total fees is Ksh. 553,000.00 for the whole course

Master of Science in Applied Statistics Bachelor’s Degree with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) OR a Second Class Honours (Lower Division) with at least 2 years relevant working experience.
Master of Science in Applied Mathematics
Master of Science in Molecular Biology
  1. BSc. Degree with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) in Biological Sciences, Zoology, Botany or relevant life sciences from an institution recognized by MUST senate.

 

  1. BSc. Degree with at least Second Class Honours (Lower Division) in Biological Sciences, Zoology, Botany or relevant life provided the candidate can show proven evidence of research ability and/or 2yrs relevant post qualification work experience.

 

Master of Science in Entomology
  1. BSc. Degree with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) in Biological Sciences, Agriculture, Crop Protection, Horticulture or relevant life sciences, with at least one course Unit passed in Entomology or an equivalent qualification, from an institution recognized by MUST Senate.

 

  1. BSc. Degree with at least Second Class Honours (Lower Division) in Biological Sciences, Agriculture, Crop Protection, Horticulture or relevant life sciences with at least one course Unit passed in Entomology or an equivalent qualification, provided the candidate can show proven evidence of research ability and/or 2 years relevant post qualification work experience.
Master of Science in Environmental Science and Resource Management
  1. BSc. Degree with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) in Biological Sciences, Zoology, Botany or relevant life sciences from an institution recognized by MUST senate.

 

  1. BSc. Degree with at least Second Class Honours (Lower Division) in Biological Sciences, Zoology, Botany or relevant life provided the candidate can show proven evidence of research ability and/or 2yrs relevant post qualification work experience.
Duration: 4 semesters     Mode of Study: Full time    Campus: Main Campus (Nchiru)

Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 60,000.00

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES  
Bachelor of Science in Statistics Minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) in K.C.S.E OR its equivalent with at least B- (minus) in Mathematics and Kiswahili/English C+ (plus) OR any other qualification accepted by MUST Senate.  
Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science Minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) in K.C.S.E, B- (minus) in Mathematics and C + (plus) in English/Kiswahili. Geography, Accounts and Economics will also be an added advantage.  
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Computer Science K.C.S.E mean grade of C+ (plus).  In addition, a student must have the following alternative combination of cluster subjects as shown:

Mathematics C+ (plus) and pass in any two of the following alternatives.

Alternative A                          Alternative B    

Chemistry   C                 Physical Science C

Physics C                        Biological Science C

 
Bachelor of Science (Physical Science option): Chemistry or Physics. K.C.S.E minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) with C (plain) in Mathematics and C+ (plus) in any two of the following:

Physical science/Physics/Chemistry OR any other qualifications accepted by MUST Senate.

 
Bachelor of Science

(Biological Science)

Options: Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Entomology, Parasitology, Plant Sciences.

K.C.S.E minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) with C (plain) in Mathematics and C+ (plus) in any two of the following: Chemistry, Biology/Biological Sciences OR Diploma in a relevant subject with a Credit Pass from KNEC or its equivalent.  
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and Resource Management K.C.S.E minimum mean grade of B- (minus) and C (plain) in Mathematics. In addition, a learner must have passed any two subjects from the following categories;

Chemistry, Biology/Biological Sciences or a Diploma in relevant field with a credit pass from MUST or any other institution recognized by MUST Senate.

 
Duration: 8 semesters   Mode of Study: Full-time   Campus: Main Campus (Nchiru)

Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 45,000.00

 
SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES (SHS)  
UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES  
Bachelor of Science in Public Health K.C.S.E or equivalent examination certificate with a minimum aggregate of C+ (plus) and minimum of C+ (plus) in cluster subjects; Biology or Biological Sciences, Chemistry/ Physical Sciences, Mathematics/Physics and English/Kiswahili OR Diploma in Environmental Health/Public Health and have a mean grade of C (plain) in Biology, Chemistry and Physical Science or Mathematics and English/ Kiswahili from KNEC or its equivalent.  
Bachelor of Science in Community Health and Development K.S.C.E or equivalent examination certificate with a minimum aggregate of C+ (plus), a minimum of C+ (plus) in Biology and Chemistry and C (plain) in English/Kiswahili and Mathematics or Physics OR Diploma or Higher National Diploma in Clinical Medicine, Pharmacy, Community Health & Development, Human Nutrition, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Nursing, Public Health, Health Records and Information Management from KNEC or its equivalent.  
Bachelor of Science in Health Records and Information  management K.C.S.E with a minimum grade of C+ (plus) and C (plain) in Biology and both Mathematics and English/Kiswahili OR Diploma in Health Records and Information Systems from KNEC or its equivalent.  
Bachelor of Science in Clinical Medicine and Community Health K.C.S.E with a minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) or its equivalent and passed in subject cluster of C+ (plus) for Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics/Physics and English/Kiswahili or a Diploma in Clinical Medicine.  
Duration: 8 semesters   Mode of Study: Full-time Campus: Main Campus (Nchiru)

Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 45,000.00

 
SCHOOL OF COMPUTING AND INFORMATICS (SCI)  
POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES  
Ph.D. in Computer Science Relevant master’s Degree of MUST or an equivalent qualification from any another institution recognized by MUST senate.  
Duration: 3 years   Mode of Study: Fulltime/Weekend   Campus: Meru Town Campus (Hart Towers)

Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 105,000.00

 
Masters in Computer Science Bachelor’s degree with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) in any of the following courses:  BSc. Computer Science, BSc. Information Technology, BSc. Computer Technology, BSc. Computer Security and Forensics, Bachelor of Business Information Technology, BSc. Mathematics and Computer Science or equivalent qualifications from an institution recognized by MUST Senate

OR

Bachelor’s degree with Second Class Honours (Lower Division) in any of the following courses: BSc. Computer Science, BSc. Information Technology, BSc. Computer Technology, BSc. Computer Security and Forensics, Bachelor of Business Information Technology, BSc. Mathematics and Computer Science or equivalent qualifications. The candidate is expected to provide evidence of research experience of three (3) years OR relevant post qualification work experience of five (5) years in a relevant field.

 
Duration: 2 years   Mode of Study: Fulltime/Weekend   Campus: Meru Town Campus (Hart Towers)

Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 60,000.00

 
UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES  
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) in KCSE with at least a C (plain) in Mathematics, English and Physics/Physical Science OR Credit pass in Diploma in Computer Science or Information Technology or related field from KNEC or its equivalent.  
Bachelor of Science in Computer Technology  
Bachelor of Science in Information Science K.C.S.E minimum grade of C+ (plus) and a minimum grade of C (plain) in Mathematics and English OR Distinction/Credit in Diploma in Computer Science or Information Technology or related field from KNEC or its equivalent.  
Bachelor of Business Information Technology  
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology  
Bachelor of Science in Computer Security & Forensics K.C.S.E minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) with at least a C (plain) in Mathematics, English and Physics/Physical Science OR Credit pass in Diploma in Computer Science or Information Technology or related field from KNEC or its equivalent.  
Duration: 8 semesters   Mode of Study: Full-time   Campuses: Main Campus (Nchiru)

Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 45,000.00

 
DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES  
Diploma in Information Technology     i.        A mean grade of C- (minus) in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examination or its equivalent OR;

ii.        At least a Division II in the Kenya Certificate of Education examination OR;

iii.        At least one Principal Pass at the Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education examination OR;

iv.        Completion of Craft Certificate (Level 5) in a related field OR;

v.        A Certificate of experiential learning issued by the Kenya National Qualification Authority (KNQA).

 
Duration: 6 semesters   Mode of Study: Full-time      Campus: Meru Town Campus (Hart Towers)

Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 25,000.00

 
CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES  
Certificate in Information Technology     i.        K.C.S.E mean grade of D (Plain) or its equivalent OR;

ii.        At least a Division III in the Kenya Certificate of Education examination OR;

iii.        Completion of Artisan Certificate (Level 4) in a related area OR;

iv.        A Certificate of experiential learning issued by the Kenya National Qualification Authority (KNQA).

 
Duration: 3 semesters   Mode of Study: Full-time       Campus: Meru Town Campus (Hart Towers)  

Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 18,000.00

 
SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURE (SEA)  
UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES  
Bachelor of Technology (Electrical Engineering) 1.     K.C.S.E mean grade of C+ (plus). In addition, students are expected to have obtained at least a grade C+(plus) in each of the following cluster subjects in K.C.S.E examinations:

2.

Cluster Subjects:

i.        Mathematics

ii.        Physics

iii.        Chemistry

iv.        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, Drawing and Design, Power Mechanics, Electricity, Metalwork and Building Construction.

Group V: French, German, Arabic, Music, Business Studies or

 

A-Levels or Equivalent

Students 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 OR;

 

Diploma or Equivalent

Credit pass of KNEC Diploma/Higher National Diploma in Civil, Electrical and Electronics or Mechanical Engineering from KNEC or its equivalent.

 
Bachelor of Technology (Mechanical Engineering)  
Bachelor of Technology (Civil Engineering)  
Duration: 8 semesters   Mode of Study: Full-time/Weekend   Campuses: Main Campus (Nchiru) and Meru Town Campus (Hart Towers) Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 45,000.00  
DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES  
Diploma in Electrical Engineering     i.        A mean grade of C- (minus) in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examination or its equivalent OR;

ii.        At least a Division II in the Kenya Certificate of Education examination OR;

iii.        At least one Principal Pass at the Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education examination OR;

iv.        Completion of Certificate (Level 5) in Mechatronic engineering or related field OR;

v.        A Certificate of experiential learning issued by the Kenya National Qualification Authority (KNQA).

 
Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Production or Automotive options)  
Diploma in Civil Engineering  
Diploma in Mechatronics Engineering  
Duration: 6 semesters        Mode of Study: Full-time              Campus: Main Campus (Nchiru)

Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 25,000.00

 
CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES  
Certificate in Motor Vehicle Mechanics     i.        K.C.S.E mean grade of D (Plain) or its equivalent OR;

ii.        At least a Division III in the Kenya Certificate of Education examination OR;

iii.        Completion of Artisan Certificate (Level 4) in a related area OR;

iv.        A Certificate of experiential learning issued by the Kenya National Qualification Authority (KNQA).

 

 
Certificate in Electrical Installation  
Certificate in Building and Construction  
Duration: 3 course work semesters and one industrial attachment semester   Mode of Study: Full-time

Campus: Main Campus (Nchiru)   Tuition fees per semester: Ksh.18,000

 
SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SCIENCE (SAFS)  
POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMME  
Ph.D. in Agriculture

 

Master of Science in Agriculture, Horticulture, Crop Science, Plant Biotechnology, Botany, Forestry and related Sciences from a University recognized by MUST Senate.  
Duration: 3 years   Mode of Study: Part-time    Campus: Main Campus (Nchiru)

Total fees is Ksh. 553,000.00 for the whole course

 
PhD in Food Science Master of Science in Food Science, Chemistry, Biotechnology and Nutrition from a University accredited by CUE.  
Duration: 3 years   Mode of Study: Part-time    Campus: Main Campus (Nchiru)

Total fees is Ksh. 553,000.00 for the whole course

 
Master of Science in Horticulture Minimum requirement Second Class Honors (Upper Division) in relevant Bachelor’s Degree (Horticulture, Agriculture, Crop Science, Biotechnology, Botany, Forestry) OR; Second Class (Lower Division) in a relevant Bachelor’s Degree with two (2) years relevant experience.  
Master of Science in Food Science & Technology Minimum requirement Second Class Honors (Upper Division) in relevant Bachelor’s Degree Food Science, Chemistry, Biotechnology and Nutrition as (Food Science, Food Science & Nutrition, Biotechnology, Biochemistry or related disciplines) OR Second Class ( Lower Division) in relevant Bachelor’s Degree with two (2) years relevant experience.  
Duration: 4 semesters Mode of Study: Part-time    Campus: Main Campus (Nchiru)

Tuition fees in Ksh. Per semester: Ksh. 60,000.00

 
UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES  
Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness Management K.C.S.E minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) and a minimum grade of C (plain) in each of the following subjects; Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics OR C (plain) in each of the following subjects: Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, Mathematics and C (plain) in English/Kiswahili, or 3rd Group II subject, or a Group III subject, or any Group IV or any Group V OR Diploma in Agribusiness, Agriculture, Animal Production, Animal Health, Biology or equivalent and related disciplines an institution recognized by MUST Senate OR Holder of Diploma/Higher National Diploma from KNEC or its equivalent.  
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture K.C.S.E minimum mean grade of C+ (plus)) with a minimum grade of C (plain) in each of the following subjects; Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics/Physics/Geography OR C (plain) in each of the following subjects: Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, Mathematics/Geography and C (plain) in English/Kiswahili, or 3rd Group II subject, or a Group III subject, or any Group IV or any Group V OR Have a Diploma in Agriculture, Horticulture, Biology or equivalent and related disciplines from KNEC or its equivalent.  
Bachelor of Science in Animal Health and Production K.C.S.E minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) with a minimum grade of C+ (plus) in each of the following subjects; Biology/Biological Sciences, Chemistry/Physical Sciences and Mathematics/Physics and C (plain) in English/ Kiswahili.  Two principals and one subsidiary Pass at KACE level or equivalent, one of which must be in Biology and in any other Science Subject OR A minimum of C (plain) in K.C.S.E. and at least a Credit Pass in Diploma in Animal Health/Agriculture/Medical Laboratory Technology/ Animal Science/Animal Production/Dairy Science/Biology from an institution approved by MUST Senate OR A minimum of C- (minus) in K.C.S.E. with at least a Credit Pass in both Certificate and Diploma in Animal Health/ Agriculture/Medical Laboratory Technology/Animal Science/Animal Production/Dairy Science/Biology from an institution approved by MUST Senate OR A Diploma in Science from KNEC or its equivalent.  
Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Education &

Extension

K.C.S.E minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) with a minimum grade of C+ (plus) in Agriculture and Biology/Biological Sciences. In addition, they should have a C (plain) in each of the following subjects; Chemistry, Mathematics/Physics/ Geography

 

C (plain) in each of the following subjects: Physical Sciences, Mathematics/Geography and C (plain) in English/Kiswahili, or 3rd Group II subject, or a Group III subject, or any Group IV or any Group V

 

Have a Diploma in Agricultural Education and Extension or the equivalent having obtained a minimum of C (plain) at K.C.S.E and C (plain) in Agriculture and Biology/Biological Sciences and related disciplines from KNEC or its equivalent.

 
Bachelor of Science in Horticulture

 

 

 

 

 

 

Have a minimum aggregate of C+ (plus) in K.C.S.E with a minimum grade of C (plain) in each of the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics/ Physics/ Geography OR C (plain) in each of the following subjects: Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, Mathematics/ Geography; and C (plain) in English/Kiswahili, or a 3rd Group II, (BIO,PHY,CHE) or a Group III(HAG,GEC,IRE,HRE) or any Group 4 or any Group V subjects or have a Diploma in Agriculture, Horticulture, Biology or equivalent and related disciplines from KNEC or its equivalent.  
Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Technology K.C.S.E minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) with a minimum grade of C (plain) in each of the following subjects: Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics/Physics OR C (plain) in each of the following subjects; Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences/ Mathematics and Geography; and C (plain) in English/Kiswahili or a 3rd Group II, or a Group III, or any of the Group IV, or any Group V subjects.  
Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Management  
Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition and Dietetics K.C.S.E minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) with a minimum grade of C+ (plus) in the following subject cluster: Mathematics/Physics, Biology/Biological Sciences, Chemistry/Physical Sciences and English/Kiswahili OR Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics or Nutrition and Food Sciences from KNEC or its equivalent.  
Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Nutrition K.C.S.E minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) with a minimum grade of C (plain) in each of the following subjects: Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics/Physics OR C (plain) in each of the following subjects; Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences/ Mathematics and Geography; and C (plain) in English/Kiswahili or a 3rd Group II, or a Group III, or any of the Group IV, or any Group V subjects.  
Duration: 8 semesters   Mode of Study: Full-time   Campus: Main Campus (Nchiru)

Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 45,000.00

 
DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES  
Diploma in Animal Health and Production     i.        A mean grade of C (plain) in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examination or its equivalent OR;

ii.        At least a Division II in the Kenya Certificate of Education examination OR;

iii.        At least Credit in Certificate in Agriculture.

 
Diploma in Agriculture
  1. A mean grade of C- (minus) in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examination or its equivalent OR;
  2. At least a Division II in the Kenya Certificate of Education examination OR;
  3. At least one Principal Pass at the Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education examination OR;
  4. Completion of Craft Certificate (Level 5) in Agriculture or related field OR;
  5. A Certificate of experiential learning issued by the Kenya National Qualification Authority (KNQA).
 
Diploma in Horticulture     i.        A mean grade of C- (minus) in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examination or its equivalent OR;

ii.        At least a Division II in the Kenya Certificate of Education examination OR;

iii.        At least one Principal Pass at the Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education examination OR;

iv.        Completion of Craft Certificate (Level 5) in Horticulture or related field OR;

v.        A Certificate of experiential learning issued by the Kenya National Qualification Authority (KNQA).

 
Diploma in Food Science and Technology     i.        A mean grade of C- (minus) in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examination or its equivalent OR;

ii.        At least a Division II in the Kenya Certificate of Education examination OR;

iii.        At least one Principal Pass at the Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education examination OR;

iv.        Completion of Craft Certificate (Level 5) in Food Science and Technology or related field OR;

v.        A Certificate of experiential learning issued by the Kenya National Qualification Authority (KNQA).

 
Diploma in Agriculture Resource Management     i.        A mean grade of C- (minus) in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examination or its equivalent OR;

ii.        At least a Division II in the Kenya Certificate of Education examination OR;

iii.        At least one Principal Pass at the Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education examination OR;

iv.        Completion of Craft Certificate (Level 5) in Agriculture Resource Management or related field OR;

v.        A Certificate of experiential learning issued by the Kenya National Qualification Authority (KNQA).

 

 
Duration: 6 semesters   Mode of Study: Full-time      Campus: Marimba Learning Centre

Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 25,000.00

 
CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES  
Certificate in Agriculture     i.        K.C.S.E mean grade of D (Plain) or its equivalent OR;

ii.        At least a Division III in the Kenya Certificate of Education examination OR;

iii.        Completion of Artisan Certificate (Level 4) in a related area OR;

iv.        A Certificate of experiential learning issued by the Kenya National Qualification Authority (KNQA).

 

 
Certificate in Horticulture     i.        K.C.S.E mean grade of D (Plain) or its equivalent OR;

ii.        At least a Division III in the Kenya Certificate of Education examination OR;

iii.        Completion of Artisan Certificate (Level 4) in a related area OR;

iv.        A Certificate of experiential learning issued by the Kenya National Qualification Authority (KNQA).

 

 
Certificate in Food Science and Technology     i.        A mean grade of D (Plain) in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examination or its equivalent OR;

ii.        At least a Division III in the Kenya Certificate of Education examination OR;

iii.        Completion of Artisan Certificate (Level 4) in a related area OR;

iv.        A Certificate of experiential learning issued by the Kenya National Qualification Authority (KNQA).

 

 
Duration: 5 semesters   Mode of Study:  Full-time   Campus: Marimba learning centre

Tuition fees per semester: Ksh.18,000.00

 
SCHOOL OF EDUCATION (SEd)  
POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES  
Master of Education in Planning and Economics (M.ED P & E)       i.        Bachelor’s degree in Education with at least Second Class Honours Upper Division;

 

ii.        Bachelor’s degree in Education with Second Class Honours, Lower Division with two (2) years relevant work experience in a relevant field.

    iii.        Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a Post Graduate Diploma in Education with credit passes from a university recognized by MUST senate.

 
Master of Education in Management and Leadership (M.ED Mgt & L)       i.        Bachelor’s degree in Education with at least Second Class Honours Upper Division;

 

ii.        Bachelor’s degree in Education with Second Class Honours, Lower Division with two (2) years relevant work experience in a relevant field.  OR

    iii.        Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a Post Graduate Diploma in Education with credit passes from a university recognized by MUST senate.

 
Duration: 4 semesters     Mode of Study: Part-time    Campus: Main Campus (Nchiru)

Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 60,000.00

 
UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES  
Bachelor of Education (Science)

 

Have a minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) in K.C.S.E. and should have a minimum grade of C+ (plus) in any two teaching subjects from the following:

C (plain) in Mathematics if not a teaching subject, Biology/Chemistry/Physics/Agriculture/ Mathematics or Computer Studies & Mathematics or Computer Studies & Physics and C (plain) in Mathematics & English/Kiswahili. Candidates holding a Diploma in Education and with C (plain) in K.C.S.E and two teaching subjects will be considered for admission into the 1st year of study.

 
Bachelor of Education (Arts) Have a minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) in K.C.S.E. and should have a minimum grade of C+ (plus) in Mathematics and C (plain) in English/Kiswahili.  
Duration: 8 semesters   Mode of Study: Full-time   Campus: Main Campus (Nchiru)

Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 45,000.00

 
SCHOOL OF NURSING (SoN)  
UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES  
Bachelor of Science (Nursing) Have a Minimum of C+ (plus) in K.C.S.E. with a minimum of C+ (plus) in each of the following cluster subjects:

Mathematics or Physics, English or Kiswahili, Chemistry, Biology/Biological Science

 
Bachelor of Science in Health Systems Management Be a holder of K.C.S.E. Certificate with an aggregate of C+ (plus) and C (plain) in Biology and both Mathematics and English/Kiswahili OR Holder of a Diploma in Health Records or  Information Systems from KNEC or its equivalent.  
Duration: 12 semesters   Mode of Study: Full-time   Campus: Main Campus (Nchiru)

Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 50,000.00

 
 

Please Note:

  • All the above academic entry requirements are subject to the respective professional bodies and key stakeholders’ requirements.
  • The tuition fees indicated for each programme does not include statutory charges.

 

MODE OF APPLICATION

For more details, please contact us on;

 

Tel: 0712-524293, 0799-529958/9

Website: www.must.ac.ke,

E-mail: [email protected],    [email protected]

Application forms can be obtained from MUST Main Campus (Nchiru) and MUST Meru Town Campus (Hart Towers) upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Ksh. 2,500 for PhD Programmes, Ksh. 1,500 for Masters Programmes, Ksh. 1,000 for Undergraduate Programmes and Ksh. 500 for Diploma and Certificate Programmes.  Application forms can also be downloaded from www.must.ac.ke  Application fee should be paid by either Bankers Cheque OR deposited directly into any of the following University accounts:

Account name:             Meru University of Science & Technology

Bank:                          Equity Bank – Makutano Branch

Account Number:         1040297858661

 

Account name:             Meru University of Science & Technology

Bank:                          Kenya Commercial Bank – Meru Branch

Account Number:         1117775917

 

Account name:             Meru University of Science & Technology

Bank:                          National Bank of Kenya – Meru Branch

Account Number:         01242039008700

 

Account name:             Meru University of Science & Technology

Bank:                          Co-operative Bank – Makutano Branch

Account Number:         01129378440000

MUST is ISO 9001:2015 Certified

Duly filled forms, copies of certificates and a copy of the application fee receipt should be sent to:

THE REGISTRAR – ACADEMIC AND STUDENT AFFAIRS,

MERU UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY,

P.O. BOX, 972-60200, MERU.

 

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