List of Courses offered at JKUAT 2020


JKUAT is one of the best universities in Kenya.The university offers PhD, Masters, Undergraduate, diploma and certificate courses. In the year 2020 the following courses are offered at the university plus admission requirements:

Undergraduate Courses

Degree Courses

  • Bachelor of Business Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Construction Management
  • Bachelor of Landscape Architecture
  • Bachelor of Purchasing & Supplies Management
  • Bachelor Of Radiography
  • Bachelor of Science Biochemistry
  • Bachelor of Science in Industrial Biotechnology
  • Bachelor of Architectural Technology formerly (Bachelor of Architecture)
  • Agribusiness Economics and Food Industry Management
  • Actuarial Science
  • Agribusiness Management and Enterprise Development
  • Agricultural Economics and Rural Development
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Animal Health, Production and Processing
  • Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Biomechanical and Process Engineering
  • Biotechnology
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Technology
  • Control and Instrumentation
  • Crop Protection
  • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic & Computer Engineering
  • Environmental Horticulture And Landscaping Technology
  • Financial Engineering
  • Food Science and Nutrition
  • Food Science and Postharvest Technology
  • Geomatics Engineering
  • Horticulture
  • Human Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Information Technology
  • Land Resource Planning and Management
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Physics
  • Soil, Water & Environmental Engineering
  • Telecommunication & Information Engineering

Diploma courses

  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine
  • Diploma in HIV/AIDS Management
  • Diploma In Architecture
  • Diploma in Business Administration
  • Diploma in Business Information Technology
  • Diploma in Food Technology
  • Diploma in Information Technology
  • Diploma in Purchasing & Supplies Management

Certificate courses

  • Bridging in Mathematics
  • Certificate in HIV/AIDS Management
  • Certificate in Information Technology

Graduate Studies

  • Master in Business Administration
  • Master of Medical Laboratory Sciences (MMLS)
  • Master of Urban Design
  • Agricultural Processing Engineering
  • Applied Epidemiology
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Bio-systems Structural Engineering
  • Biochemistry
  • Biomechanical Engineering
  • Biotechnology
  • Clinical Tropical Medicine
  • Construction Engineering and Management
  • Energy Technology
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Engineering and Management
  • Environmental Management & Legislation
  • Epidemiology
  • Food Science and Nutrition
  • Food Science and Postharvest Technology
  • Horticulture
  • Human Resource Management
  • ICT Policy & Regulation
  • International Health
  • Laboratory Management & Epidemiology
  • Landscape Planning and Conservation
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Medical Mycobacteriology
  • Medical Mycology
  • Medical Virology
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Medicinal Phytochemistry
  • Molecular Biology & Bioinformatics
  • Molecular Medicine (Applied Immunology, Clinical Immunology, Molecular Biology)
  • Occupational Safety & Health
  • Parasitology and Entomology
  • Physics
  • Plant Breeding
  • Plant Health Science and Management
  • Procurement & Logistics
  • Public Health
  • Research Methodology
  • Software Engineering
  • Soil and Water Engineering
  • Statistics
  • D Biochemistry
  • D Biomechanical Engineering
  • D Botany
  • D Geo-Informatics
  • D Geodesy and Photogrammetry
  • D GIS
  • D Inorganic Chemistry
  • D Organic Chemistry
  • D Physical Chemistry
  • D Processing and Structures Engineering
  • D Remote Sensing
  • D Soil, Water and Environmental Engineering
  • D Applied Mathematics
  • D Architecture
  • D Biotechnology
  • D Entrepreneurship
  • D Horticulture
  • D Human Resource Management
  • D in Food Science
  • D Landscape, Planning & Conservation
  • D Physics
  • D Pure Mathematics
  • D Telecommunication Engineering
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Statistics
  • Postgraduate Diploma In Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Occupational Safety & Health

Professional Courses

  • CISCO-Certified Network Associate-Routing and Switching (CCNA) Certified Public Accountants (CPA)
  • Certified Secretaries (CS)
  • Certified Procurement and Supply of Kenya (CPSP-K) Associate in Procurement and Supply of Kenya (ASP-K)



Entrepreneursh   Bachelor of   Year I ENTRY: KCSE Mean of C+ and C in Mathematics and   Maximum 6
ip &   Science in   English. OR KACE of 2 Principal & 1 subsidiary passes, and a credit  
Procurement   Procurement &   pass in Mathematics at KCE.   years and 4
        Contract           years for mid-
        Management   Year II ENTRY: Holders of JKUAT Diploma in relevant field   level entry; 2
                  Years for
        [BPCM].   with Credit & above will be exempted for the first Academic Year.  
        BSc in           Diploma
        Entrepreneurshi           Holders
        BSc in Human              
Business   Bachelor of   YEAR 1 ENTRY:   Maximum 6
Administration   Business   a  Be a holder of KCSE (or equivalent examination) certificate with  
      years and 4
        Information   a  minimum  aggregate  of  C+  and  a  minimum  of  C  in  both  
        Technology   Mathematics and English OR   years for mid-
        [BBIT]   b  Be a holder of KACE certificate with a minimum of two principal   level entry; 2
          passes and subsidiary pass and a minimum of credit pass in   Years for
        Bachelor of   Mathematics at KCE OR   Diploma
          c  Be  a  holder  of  a  diploma  in  a  relevant  discipline  from  an  
        Business and    
          institution recognized by the University Senate.  




              NOTE: Holders of Diploma in a relevant discipline with a Credit      
              &  above  from  JKUAT  or  any  institution  recognized  by  the      
              University Senate shall be exempted from Year I of study.          
Business   Bachelor of   YEAR I ENTRY               Maximum 6
Administration   Commerce and   KCSE  (or  equivalent  examination)  certificate  with  a  minimum
    years and 4
        Business   aggregate of C+ and a minimum of C in both Mathematics and English
          years for mid-
        Administration   OR KACE with a minimum of two principal passes and a subsidiary
          level entry; 2
          pass and a minimum of credit pass in Mathematics at KCE OR Holder
              Years for
              of a diploma in a relevant discipline from an institution recognized by
              the University Senate.            
              NOTE: Holders of Diploma in a relevant discipline with a Credit      
              &  above  from  JKUAT  or  any  institution  recognized  by  the      
              University Senate shall be exempted from Year I of study.          
IT   Bachelor of   YEAR I ENTRY: KCSE with a minimum of C+ and C in both     Maximum 6
        Science in   English and Mathematics OR KACE with 2 Principal and 1    
              years and 4
        Information   subsidiary passes OR JKUAT DIT with a PASS    
              years for mid-
                                level entry; 2
        [BSCIT]   YEAR II ENTRY: JKUAT diploma in the relevant field with Credit
          Years for
        BSc in Business   pass & above              
        Computing                         Diploma
CERTIFICATES & DIPLOMAS                              
    NT                     REQUIREMENTS            
  I.T.   Certificate in Information Technology (CIT)     KCSE grade C- Or Division III   Maximum 6  
                            in KCE Or the equivalent.   months  
  College of   Certificate in HIV/Aids Management  &     KCSE a mean grade C-(minus)   Maximum 6  
  Health   counseling                 Or KCE DIV III   months  
  COHRED   Certificate in Purchasing and Supplies     KCSE a mean grade D+ or KCE   Maximum 6  
                            DIV IV   months  


I.T. Diploma in Information Technology (DIT)- KCSE mean C and C- in English Maximum 36
  Stage I and Mathematics Or Div II in months
    KCE  with credit pass in (Including
    Mathematics and English
College of Diploma in HIV/Aids Management & KCSE mean grade C and grades Maximum 36
Health counseling C – (minus) in English/Kiswahili months
Sciences   and Biology (Including
COHRED Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies KCSE mean grade C- and grades Maximum 36
  Management C- in English or DIV II in KCE months
  Diploma in Business Administration or KCE Div III with C- in Maths (Including
    & English; OR relevant
    certificate with Credit Pass and
    KCSE c-