Courses offered at Jkuat Main Campus Juja


Find a list of all certificate, diploma, postgraduate diploma, bridging, degree, masters, doctorate courses, distance education as well as open learning academic programmes offered at Jkuat Main Campus Juja.
Get all course details such as course entry requirements, mode of study, course duration, fees structure among others.

Admission Requirements


For those wishing to pursue various courses at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), the following minimum admission requirements need to be met.
1. Bridging Certificate - Degree applicants should have KCSE mean grade of at least C+ (plus) or equivalent. Diploma applicants should have KCSE minimum grade of C Plain or Division II in KCE or equivalent. Certificate applicants should have attained KCSE mean grade of C- (Minus) or Division III in KCE or equivalent qualification.
2. Certificate Courses - Applicants should have at least KCSE mean grade of C-(Minus).
3. Diploma Programmes - Minimum entry requirements for diploma applicants: KCSE mean grade of C (Plain).
4. Undergraduate Degree - Requires a minimum of KCSE C+ (Plus).
5. Masters Programmes - Holders of second class upper division degrees from JKUAT or other recognized University in relevant field.
6. Ph.D - Applicants should be holders of Masters degree from JKUAT or any other university recognized by the University senate.

JKUAT Modes Admission


1. Government of Kenya Sponsored Students.
Application for admission is done through Joint Admissions Board (JAB). Application forms are usually dispatched to secondary schools so that students can apply for courses of their choice.
2. Self-Sponsored Students.
Courses under the self-sponsored programme are advertised through the press in the months of April/May each year.
Students are therefore required to get application forms from the university or from the university website and apply for the courses which they are qualified for.

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Course Name:  123 courses found.
  • Cisco(Technology)  
    Course requirements
    - Applicants are required to have attained a C- in KCSE
    Course duration
    - 3 months
    Mode of study
    - Full time and part time
  • Bachelor of Science(Nursing)  
    Academic requirements
    - Applicants are required to have attained a B- in biology or biological sciences,a C- in maths and chemistry or physical science,also the students scored a C- either of the alternatives below:
    (a)C- in physics,English/kiswahili
    (b)C- in agriculture/geography,English/kiswahili or
    - Hold a KACE certificate with two principle pass in sciences,one being biology or
    - Hold a relevant diploma from a recognized institution or
    - Be in possession of a higher diploma with a credit pass or
    - Any other qualifications recognized by the university senate
    Course duration
    - 4 years
  • B.Sc in Biochemistry(Biochemistry)  
    Academic requirements
    - In addition to minimum qualifications,applicants are required to have attained a C+ in chemistry,biology or biological sciences plus a C in maths or physical/physical science or
    - Hold a KACE certificate with two principal passes in science subjects or
    - Hold a diploma in any science subject with at least a credit pass from a reputable institution or
    - Be in possession of a diploma in applied sciences with at least a credit pass in science subjects or
    - Any other qualifications recognized by the university senate
    Period of study
    - 4 years
  • Bachelor of Commerce(Commerce)  
    Course requirements
    - Students applying for this program a required to have attained a C+ in KCSE with a C in English and maths or
    - Hold a relevant diploma with at least a credit pass or
    - Two principal passes in KCE level
    Course duration
    - 4 years
  • BSC (BIOCHEMISTRY) (chemistry)  
    Admission requirements
    - Students applying for this program are required to have attained a C+ in chemistry,biology or biological science and C in physics or physical science or
    - Hold a KACE certificate with two principal passes in science subjects or
    - Hold a diploma in relevant sciences with a credit pass or
    - Be in possession of a diploma in applied sciences with at least a credit pass in relevant science subjects from a reputable institution or
    - Any other qualification accepted by the university senate
    Course duration
    -4 years
  • Bachelor of Science(Bsc)  
    Academic requirements
    - Applicants are required to have attained a C+ in KCSE with a C+ in physics,chemistry,maths and biology
    Course duration
    - 4 years
  • Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology(Biotechnology)  
    Academic requirements
    - Those applying for this program are required to have attained a C+ in KCSE with a C- in either of the set below:
    (a)Maths,chemistry and physics
    (b) Physical science,geography or agriculture and maths or
    - Hold a KACE certificate with two principal passes in science subjects,with one being biology or
    - An ordinary diploma with a credit pass or
    - A higher diploma in biotechnology with a credit pass or
    - Any other qualifications accepted by the senate
    Course duration
    - 4 years
  • Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Nutrition(Food Science and Nutrition)  
    Admission requirements
    - A minimum of C+ in KCSE with a C+ in Chemistry,Physics,Biology and Mathematics or Geography or
    - Attain a C+ in Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, Mathematics and Geography or any of the Group IV subjects at K.C.S.E. or its equivalent or
    - Hold a diploma in food science and nutrition with a credit pass from a recognized institution
    Period of study
    - 4 years
  • Bachelor of science(Food Service and Hospitality Management)(Catering)  
    Course requirements
    (i) A minimum of C+ in KCSE with a C+ in Chemistry,Physics,Biology and Mathematics or Geography or
    (ii)Attain a C+ in Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, Mathematics and Geography or any of the Group IV subjects at K.C.S.E. or its equivalent or
    (iii) Hold a relevant diploma with a credit pass from a recognized institution
    Course duration
    - 4 years
  • Bachelor of Science(Statistics)  
    Academic requirements
    - Applicants are required to have attained a C+ in KCSE with a C+ in maths or
    - Hold a relevant diploma from a reputable institution recognized by the university senate
    Course duration
    - 4 years
  • B Sc. medical microbiology(microbiology)  
    Academic requirements
    -Applicants must have scored a C+ in KCSE with a B- in biology or biological sciences,a C- in chemistry or physical science and a C- in maths.
    Students must also have in one of the subjects in either of the sets below.
    (i)A minimum of a C- in physics,kiswahili or English
    (ii)A minimum of a C- in agriculture or geography and C- in kiswahili or English or
    - Be in possession a KACE certificate,with two principal passes in science subjects with one being biology or
    - Hold a relevant diploma from a recognized institution or
    - A higher diploma with a credit pass in medical microbiology related subject from a institution recognized by the university senate or
    - Hold other qualifications accepted by the university senate
    Course duration
    -4 years

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