School of Science

The School of Sciences provides the foundation of both scientific literacy that are essential components of a broad education for all students. In addition, the school's coursework establishes and emphasizes depth of disciplinary knowledge as well as connections between and among disciplines.

The School of Sciences is dedicated to maintaining high quality instruction characterized by a focus on the education of individual students, an innovative and challenging curriculum, and high academic standards.

Dean School of Science

Dr. Douglas Onyancha

Qualification: PhD. Chemistry (Organometallics) Nelson Mandela University

 VISION

To be an international center of excellence in pursuit of development, dissemination, application and preservation of knowledge and research in science.

MISSION

To achieve excellence in teaching and service for societal needs in business, industry, academics, government and research with emphasis on applications.

OBJECTIVES

  1. To offer leading undergraduate and graduate programs in sciences.
  2. To produce graduates with an appreciation of science as a driving force in society, industry and technology.
  3. To produce graduates equipped with the knowledge, skill and values that would prepare them for their respective careers and provide them with experiences in both theoretical and practical application.
  4. To develop high quality programs in the fields of science attuned to the needs of the times and responsive to the challenges in the labour market.
  5. To initiate and promote research and income generating projects, aimed at supporting the university and the labour market.

MAIN CAMPUS

1. Master of Science in Industrial Mathematics    

Minimum Entry Requirements

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.   

Mode of Study

Part Time

Duration

Two (2) Academic years


2. Master of Science Leather Technology  

Minimum Entry Requirements

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.  

Mode of Study

Part Time

Duration

Two (2) Academic years


3.Bachelor of Science in Industrial Chemistry    

Minimum Entry Requirements

KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C+ and

    i)C+ in Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics
    ii)C+ in Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology
    iii)C+ in Mathematics, Biological Sciences and Physical Sciences

OR Have a minimum of 2 Principal Passes in Science Subjects in K.A.C.E in which one must be in Chemistry or any other qualification accepted by the university senate OR Have a Diploma in Industrial Chemistry or any other relevant field of chemistry with at least a credit pass from an institution recognized by the university senate  

Mode of Study

Full time

Duration

4 years


4. Bachelor of Science in Leather Technology    

Minimum Entry Requirements

KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C+ and a minimum of C+ in Mathematics and Chemistry, C(plain) in Physics OR Have a minimum of 2 Principal Passes in Science Subjects in K.A.C.E in which one must be in Chemistry any other qualification accepted by the university senate OR Have a Diploma in Leather Technology or any other relevant field of chemistry with at least a credit pass from an institution recognized by the University Senate  

Mode of Study

Full time

Duration

4 years


5.Bachelor of Science Actuarial Science 

Minimum Entry Requirements

KCSE Aggregate Grade of C+ (plus) and C+ (plus) in English and C+ (plus) in Mathematics OR Be a holder of an equivalent qualification as recognized by DeKUT Senate   

Mode of Study

Full time

Duration

8 Semesters offered in 3 years (Trimester system)


6.Bridging Mathematics  

Minimum Entry Requirements

KCSE Aggregate Grade of C (plain)or KCE Division III    

Mode of Study

Full time

Duration

3 months


7.Bridging Physics    

Minimum Entry Requirements

KCSE Aggregate Grade of C (plain) or KCE Division III    

Mode of Study

Full time

Duration

3 months


8.Bridging Chemistry  

Minimum Entry Requirements

KCSE Aggregate C (plain) or KCE Division III 

Mode of Study

Full time

Duration

3 Months


NAIROBI CAMPUS

1.Master of Science in Industrial Mathematics    

Minimum Entry Requirements

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.   

Mode of Study

Part Time

Duration

Two (2) Academic years


2. Bachelor of Science Actuarial Science    

Minimum Entry Requirements

KCSE Aggregate Grade of C+ (plus) and C+ (plus) in English and C+ (plus) in Mathematics OR Be a holder of an equivalent qualification as recognized by DeKUT Senate

Mode of Study  

Full time

Duration

8 Semesters offered in 3 years (Trimester system)


3.Bridging Mathematics    

Minimum Entry Requirements

KCSE Aggregate Grade of C (plain)or KCE Division III

Mode of Study   

Full time

Duration

3 months

 

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