Dedan Kimathi University courses, admission requirements, fee structure and contacts

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Here is a list of courses offered at Dedan Kimathi University, admission requirements, fee structure and contacts for the university

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES OFFERED AT DEDAN KIMATHI UNIVERSITY

Bachelor of Business Administration

Course Requirements

Entry requirements are at least a mean grade of C+ (plus) with a C (plain) in Mathematics and English or Kiswahili.

Bachelor of Commerce

Course Requirements

Entry requirements are, KCSE aggregate Grade of C+ (plus) with a C (plain) in Mathematics and English or Kiswahili.

Bachelor of Education Technology in Civil Engineering

Course Requirements

Entry requirements are at least a minimum grade of C+, C+ in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

Bachelor of Education Technology in Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Course Requirements

Entry requirements are at least a minimum grade of C+, C+ in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

Bachelor of Education Technology in Mechanical Engineering

Course Requirements

Entry requirements are at least a minimum grade of C+, C+ in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

Bachelor of Purchasing and Supplies Management

Course Requirements

Candidates wishing to study this course must satisfy the minimum University requirements for admission of KCSE aggregate Grade of C+ (plus) with a C (plain) in Mathematics and English or Kiswahili.

Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science

Course Requirements

Entry requirements are, KCSE Aggregate Grade of C+ (plus) and C+ (plus) in English and C+ (plus) in Mathematics.

Bachelor of Science in Business Information Technology

Course Requirements

Entry requirements for admission are KCSE aggregate Grade of C+ (plus) with a C (plain) in Mathematics and English or Kiswahili.

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering

Course Requirements

Entry requirements are at least a mean grade of C+ and a minimum of C+ in Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

Course Requirements

Entry requirements are at least a mean grade of C+ and a minimum of C+ in Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science 

Course Requirements

Entry requirements are, KCSE mean grade C+ and the following:

Alternative A: Mathematics C+, Physics C+, Chemistry C+

Alternative B: Mathematics C+, Physical Sciences C+ and Geography or any group IV subjects’ C+ or equivalent qualifications obtained in other examination systems.

Bachelor of Science in Criminology & Security Management

Course Requirements

Candidates who are Serving and Security Officers and hold KCSE aggregate grade C+ and a Candidates who are Serving and Security Officers and hold KCSE aggregate grade C+ and aminimum of C in English/Kiswahili OR,Candidates who are Serving and Security Officers and hold KACE with a minimum of Two Principle Passes and a SubsidiaryHolders of an Accredited Diploma with a Pass in Criminology, Security Management, Police ormilitary Science, Forensic Accounting or Psychology or Computer and Intelligence Management orany other Diploma recognized by the University Senate as being of equivalent Minimum Admissionrequirements into the Programme and the C.U.E.

Bachelor of Science in Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Course Requirements

Entry requirements are at least a mean grade of C+ and a minimum of C+ in Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.

Bachelor of Science in Food Science & Technology

Course Requirements

Entry requirement are, KCSE Aggregate Grade of C+ (plus) with at least C+ (plus) in Biology or C+ (plus) in Biological Sciences, C+ (plus) in Chemistry and Physics or C+ (plus) in Physical Sciences and C+ (plus) in Mathematics.

Bachelor of Science in Geology

Course Requirements

Entry requirements are at least a minimum grade of C+, C+ in Mathematics and a C+ in any 2 of the subjects indicated below:-

Physics, Chemistry, Geography, Biology, Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences.

Bachelor of Science in Geomatics & Geospatial Information Systems

Course Requirements

Entry requirements are at least a minimum grade of C+, C+ in Mathematics, Physics, Geography or Biology OR B in Physical Sciences, C+ Mathematics, Biological Sciences, Geography.

Bachelor of Science in Geospatial Information Science & Remote Sensing

Course Requirements

Entry requirements are at least a minimum grade of C+,C+ in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Geography or Biology or any group IV subject OR B in Physical Sciences, C+ Mathematics, Biological Sciences, Geography or any group IV Subjects.

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Chemistry

Course Requirements

Entry requirements for admission are,  KCSE aggregate Grade of C+ and

    a) C+ in Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics

    b) C+ in Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology

    c) C+ in Mathematics, Biological Sciences and Physical Sciences

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Course Requirements

Entry requirement are KCSE Aggregate Grade of C+ (plus) with a C (plain) in Mathematics and English.

Bachelor of Science in Leather Technology

Course Requirements

Entry requirements are, at least a mean grade of C+ and a minimum of C+ in Mathematics and Chemistry,   C (plain) in Physics.

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Modeling Process

Course Requirements

The entry requirements are at least a mean grade of C+ (plus).

Mathematics, Any two Group II subjects (Sciences i.e Biology/Physics/Chemistry), Any Group III Mathematics, Any two Group II subjects (Sciences i.e Biology/Physics/Chemistry), Any Group III subject (Humanities i.e History/CRE/Geography), Any Group IV or Group V subject ( Grp 5 Technical subjects i.e Agriculture/home Science and grp 6 Business studies)

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Course Requirements

Entry requirements are, at least a mean grade of C+ and a minimum of C+ in Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.

Bachelor of Science in Mechatronic Engineering

Course Requirements

Entry requirements are at least a mean grade of C+ and a minimum of C+ in Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Direct entry)

Course Requirements

The entry requirements is a minimum aggregate of C+ in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE),with a C+ in Biology/Biological Sciences, English/Kiswahili, Mathematics/physics, and chemistry.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Upgrading)

Course Requirements

Entry requirements are that, one must be a Kenya Registered Community Health Nurse (KRCHN) OR Kenya Registered Nurse/ Midwife (KRN/KRM/PH). Must be currently registered with the Nursing Council of Kenya and posses a valid Nursing Council of Kenya practice license with a minimum of 2 years nursing experience. In addition the candidate must possess either: A Minimum entry or C (plain) in KCSE OR Division II in KCE. The mode of study is part time.

Bachelor of Science in Nutrition & Dietetics

Course Requirements

    KCSE Aggregate Grade of C+ ( plus).

    C (plain) in Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics/ Physics OR

    C (plain) in Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences/Mathematics and Geography or any of the KNEC Group IV subjects OR

    KNEC Diploma with credit or its equivalent in Nutrition and Dietetics.

Bachelor of Science in Telecommunication Information Engineering

Course Requirements

The entry requirements are at least a mean grade of C+ (plus) with a C+ in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

Bachelor of Sustainable Tourism & Hospitality Management

Admission requirements

(a)The candidate must have obtained a minimum of C+ (plus) in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) and at least C in the subjects indicated below: –

  1. Mathematics
  2. English or Kiswahili

OR

(b)A diploma holder in any of the listed fields from an institution recognised by DeKUT Senate and, with a Mean grade of C- in K.C.S.E.

  1. Tourism
  2. Hospitality
  3. Travel and tour operations
  4. Wildlife management.

OR

(c)A diploma in any other related field from accredited institution. 

Bachelor of Technology in Building Construction

Course Requirements

Entry requirements are at least a minimum grade of C+, C+ in Mathematics, Physics and C (plain) in English/Kiswahili.

DIPLOMA COURSES OFFERED AT DEDAN KIMATHI UNIVERSITY AND ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Diploma in Sustainable Tourism & Hospitality Management

Course Requirements

  1. Passed in relevant craft course;
  2. Passed Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with an average grade of C- (C Minus);
    Or,
  3. A holder of any relevant qualifications from accredited institutions;
    Or,
  4. Equivalent qualifications as determined by Kenya National Examinations Council;
    Or,
  5. Relevant qualifications recognized by the National Qualification Framework Regulation.

Diploma in Security Management

Course Requirements

KCSE  Mean  Grade  C-

Diploma in Purchasing & Supplies Management

Course Requirements

KCSE Mean Grade C- and C- in English and Mathematics.

Diploma in Leather Technology

Course Requirements

KCSE aggregate grade of C- with C- in Mathematics and English.

Diploma in Food Science & Technology

Course Requirements

KCSE aggregate grade of C- with C- in Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry/Physical Science.

Diploma in Electrical & Electronics Engineering (Power Option)

Course Requirements

KCSE aggregate grade of C- (minus).

Diploma in Coffee Technology & Cupping

Course Requirements

Applicants should have obtained a minimum of C- (minus) in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) or equivalent. Besides the minimum requirements, applicants shall have passed in specific subjects as follows: Biology  D+, Chemistry D+, Mathematics D+, Physical and Biological Sciences D+.  OR Holders of Stage I certificate in Coffee Technology OR equivalent qualification from recognized institution.

Diploma in Business Administration

Course Requirements

KCSE Mean Grade C- and C- in English and Mathematics.

Diploma in Building Technology

Course Requirements

KCSE aggregate grade of C- (minus).

Diploma Fashion Design & Interior Decoration

Course Requirements

KCSE aggregate grade of C- (minus).

CERTIFICATE COURSES OFFERED AT DEDAN UNIVERSITY AND ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Certificate in Institutional Accommodation and Catering Operations

Course Requirements

  1. Be a holder of KCSE certificate with a minimum aggregate of D
    OR
  2. Have a KCSE minimum aggregate of D- and three years’ work experience in hospitality operations
    OR
  3. A certificate of experiential learning as per the national qualification framework authority (NQFA)
    OR
  4. Be a holder of any other qualification accepted by the DeKUT Senate as equivalent to any of the above requirements.

Certificate in Fashion Design & Interior Decoration

Fashion design is the art of applying design, aesthetics and natural beauty to clothing and its accessories.Graduatesin Fashion Design obtain crucial skills in building successful business, become professional Fashion Designers and building to future career opportunities.

Course Requirements

KCSE Aggregate Grade of D (plain) or an equivalent qualification recognized by DeKUT Senate.

Duration Full time 1 year.

 Certificate in Electrical & Electronics Engineering (Power Option)

This is a one (1) year course which provides students with a better understanding in electronics troubleshooting, testing and repairing. Skills gained will be applied as engineering technologists, technicians or applied engineers.

Course Requirements

KCSE Aggregate Grade of D (plain) or an equivalent qualification recognized by DeKUT Senate.

Certificate in Coffee Technology & Quality Management

Course Requirements

Applicants should have obtained a minimum of mean of D+ (Plus) in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) or equivalent. Besides the minimum requirements, applicants shall have passed in specific subjects as follows: Biology  D, Chemistry D, Mathematics D, Physical and Biological Sciences D. Applicants with D with relevant coffee certificate training OR one year experience in the coffee industry will be considered subject to approval by the DeKUT Senate.

Certificate in Building Technology

Certificate in Building and Technology offers learners a chance of getting hands-on practical course material and professional equipment alongside learning about the management and construction of some of the modern projects.

On completion of this one (1) year course, our learners are assured of graduating as qualified personnel suited for careers as a Building and Technology Manager, Site Manager, Facilities Manager or a Tradesperson in building and civil construction projects, possessing the requisite skills in the management and control of the construction process, and optimum aggregation of construction resources including money, manpower, materials, machinery and methods of work necessary in this sector.

Course Requirements

KCSE Aggregate Grade of D (plain) or a equivalent qualification recognized by DeKUT Senate.

CCNA I, II,III ,IV

Course Requirements

Proficiency In IT

Evening 2 months per level

PROFESSIONAL COURSES OFFERED AT DEDAN KIMATHI UNIVERSITY

Associate in Procurement & Supply of Kenya

Course Requirements

KCSE aggregate grade of C with Aggregate of C plain OR Equivalent qualifications as determined by Kenya Institute of Supplies Management.

ATD Level I,II & III

 PROGRAMMES SUBJECTS CONSIDERED DURATION
Accounting Technician Diploma (ATD) I(KCSE) grade C- (C Minus) or equivalent qualifications. OR (KCSE) grade C- (C Minus) or equivalent qualifications. OR International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE)examination grade D.Any other kasneb technician or diploma examination certificate1 1/2 Years
Accounting Technician Diploma (ATD) II – IIIPass in ATD I

 Certificate in Accounting & Management skills

Course Requirements

KCSE aggregate grade of D.

Certified Procurement & Supply Professional of Kenya

Course Requirements

KCSE aggregate grade of C- with Pass in APS (K),OR C+ in Mathematics and English

CPA Sec. I-VI

 PROGRAMMES SUBJECTS CONSIDERED DURATION
CPA Section I(KCSE) grade C+ (C Plus ) OR (Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE) with at least TWO Principal passes provided that the applicant has credits in Mathematics and English at Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE) level or equivalent qualifications, kasneb technician, diploma or professional examination certificate. A degree from a recognized university. International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) examination grade C in 6 papers with C in both English and Mathematics. Such other certificates or diplomas as may be approved by kasneb.6 Months
CPA Section II -VIPass in the previous section 6 Months

 Mountaineering and Outdoor Expeditions Guiding

Course Requirements

  1. Be a holder of KCSE certificate with a minimum aggregate of D- and a minimum of D- in English and/ or Kiswahili.
    Or
  2. Any person who is engaged in mountaineering and expedition guiding (this includes the expedition crew) ready and comfortable to learn in English.

Siemens Mechatronics Systems Certification Program – Levels 1-3

 PROGRAMMES SUBJECTS CONSIDERED DURATION
Level 1Diploma in Electrical, Mechanical or Mechatronics Engineering
OR
Ongoing students in Bsc. Electrical, Mechanical or Mechatronics engineering in second year of study and above
OR
Equivalent academic qualification recognized by DeKUT senate.
Fulltime and Parttime
Intake:
January, April, July,October
Level 2Pass in Level 1
OR
Pass in SMSCP Entry examination
Fulltime and Parttime
Intake:
February,May, August,November
Level 3Pass in level 2Fulltime and Parttime
Intake:
March,June, September,December

MASTERS AND PHD COURSES OFFERED AT DEDAN KIMATHI UNIVERSITY

 Postgraduate Diploma in Technical and Vocational Education

Course Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s degree in any Technology field such as Bachelor of Technology in: Mechanical Technology, Automotive Technology, Chemical Technology, Building and Construction Technology, Computer Technology, Electrical Technology, Agricultural Technology, Water Technology or any related disciplines.
  2. Bachelor’s degree in any Engineering field such as Bachelor of Science in: Mechanical Engineering, Chemical engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Water engineering or any related disciplines.
  3. Bachelor’s degree in any Medical field such as Bachelor of Science in: Food and Nutrition, Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Clinical Medicine and Nursing.
  4. Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality and Consumer Science field such as Bachelor of Science in: Tourism Management and Hospitality, Fashion Design.

 Phd in Mechanical Engineering

Course Requirements

The following shall be eligible for registration for the Phd in Mechanical Engineering:

Either;

  1. Be a holder of a Master of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Mechatronic Engineering of DeKUT.
  2. Be a holder of a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering or Mechatronic Engineering from another institution recognized by DeKUT Senate as being of satisfactory academic status.
  3. Any other recognized qualification deemed as being an adequate prerequisite for the PhD Mechanical Engineering Degree by DeKUT Senate.

PhD in Geomatics & Geospatial Information Science

Course Requirements 

Entry requirements are,

  1. A holder of Master of Science Degree in Geospatial Information Systems and Remote Sensing or its equivalent of DeKUT
  2. A holder of at least a Master’s degree in a relevant field, from DeKUT or any other institution recognized by the University Senate as being of equivalent academic status
  3. Any other qualification deemed to be equivalent to (i) and (ii) above and recognized by DeKUT Senate as being of equivalent academic status

PhD in Food Science & Technology

Course Requirements

The following shall be eligible for registration for the PhD in Food Science & Technology:

Either;

  1. A holder of a Master of Science degree in Food Science and Technology of DeKUT or from any other recognized institution. A holder of a Master of Science degree in Food Science and Technology of DeKUT or from any other recognized institution.
  2. A holder of a Master of Science degree in any field relevant to Food Science and Technology (including but not limited to: Life Sciences, Chemistry, Nutrition and Dietetics, and Agro-processing), from another institution recognized by the DeKUT Senate.

 PhD in Computer Science

Course Requirements

For admission into the Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science program, the learner shall hold:

  1. A Master of Science degree in Computer Science or in Information Technology from DeKUT or, from any other institutions recognized by DeKUT’s Senate as being of equivalent academic status or,
  2. A Master of Science Degree in a discipline related to Computer Science or Information Technology from DeKUT or any other institution recognized by DeKUT’s Senate as being of equivalent academic status, including Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Information Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Phd in Business Administration

Course Requirements

Minimum requirements are, be a holder of a Master Degree in Business Administration from Dedan Kimathi University of Technology (DeKUT) OR Be a holder of a Master Degree in Business Administration or equivalent academic qualifications from institutions recognized by DeKUT Senate.

Masters of Science in Geothermal Energy Technology

Course Requirements

The following are eligible for the Geothermal Energy Technology postgraduate programmes:

  1. A holder of a Bachelors degree in physical science / Geosciences or a Bachelors Engineering degree of at least second class honours, upper division, or equivalent qualification,) which is recognized by the University Senate as an adequate prerequisite for a Post Graduate Diploma or a Master’s of Science degree in Geothermal Energy Technology.
  2. A holder of a Bachelor degree with a Second Class honours Lower division in the disciplines outlined above. Any work experience gained will be taken into consideration.

Master of Science in Telecommunication Engineering

Course Requirements

The following shall be eligible for registration for the Master of Science in Telecommunication Engineering:

Either;

  1. A holder of at least an Upper Second Class Honours Bachelor’s degree from DeKUT in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
  2. A holder of a Bachelor of Science in Electrical & Electronic Engineering degree of at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) from an other institution recognized by the DeKUT Senate.
  3. A holder of a Second Class Honours (Lower Division), Bachelor of Science in Electrical & Electronic Engineering degree from DeKUT or any other institution recognized by the University Senate as being of equivalent academic status and who in addition must show proof ofany other institution recognized by the University Senate as being of equivalent academic status and who in addition must show proof ofeither two years of relevant experience and professional development or in lieu of such experience, academic advancement through researchand publication since graduation with the bachelor’s degree or a postgraduate diploma in the relevant field.
  4. A holder of any other qualifications recognized by the Senate as equivalent to the above.

Master of Science in Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality Management

Admission requirements

  1. A holder of a Bachelor’s degree, Second Class honours Upper Division of DeKUT in Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality Management 
    OR
  2. A holder of a Bachelor’s degree, Second Class honours Upper Division in a relevant field from DeKUT or any other accredited institutionas being of equivalent academic status to (1). 
    OR
  3. A holder of a Bachelor’s degree, Second Class honours Lower Division from DeKUT in Sustainable Tourism and HospitalityManagement who in addition MUST show evidence of at least two years of relevant experience and professional development andacademic advancement through research and publication since graduation with the bachelor’s degree or a postgraduate diploma in the relevant field.
    OR
  4. A holder of a Bachelor’s degree, Second Class honours Lower Division in a relevant field from DeKUT or any other accredited institution as being of equivalent academic status and who in addition MUST show evidence of at least 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.

Master of Science in Supply Chain Management

Course Requirements

A candidate must satisfy one of the following admission requirements:

  1. Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree with at least Upper Second Class Honours from Dedan Kimathi University of Technology or any other University recognized by DeKUT   Senate and approved by the Senate.
  2. Be a holder of a Bachelor Degree with  Lower Second Class Honours from DeKUT or any other University recognized and approved by the Senate provided the candidate has relevant Postgraduate qualifications or relevant work experience of more than two (2) years.
  3. Be a holder of a Bachelor Degree with a PASS from DeKUT or any other   University recognized by the University Senate and approved by the Senate    provided such a candidate has relevant full professional qualifications or  relevant work    experience of more than five (3) years.
  4. Be a holder of an equivalent qualification from other institutions recognized by the Senate as comparable academic qualification of Dedan Kimathi University of Technology, and approved by Senate.

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Course Requirements

Entry requirements are,

  1. A holder of a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering or Mechatronic Engineering from DeKUT AND an upper second class honors or a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.00 on a scale of 4.00 or
  2. A holder of a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or Mechatronic Engineering from another institution recognized by the DeKUT senate AND an upper second class honors or a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.00 on a scale of 4.00 or
  3. Any other related engineering qualification deemed as being an adequate prerequisite for the Masters of Science in Mechanical Degree approved by DeKUT Senate AND an upper second class honors or a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.00 on a scale of 4.00.

Master of Science in Machine Tools Designs & Manufacturing

Course Requirements

The following shall be eligible for registration for the Master of Science in Machine Tools Designs & Manufacturing:

Either;

  1. At least an upper Second-Class Honor in Mechanical Engineering or Mechatronics Engineering from DeKUT or any other University recognized by the University Senate as being of equivalent academic status OR
  2. A Lower Second Class Honors in Mechanical Engineering or Mechatronics Engineering with additional relevant training, evidence of research capability either through research, paper presentations or peer reviewed publications and relevant working experience of at least 2 years since graduation with the bachelor’s degree or a postgraduate diploma in the relevant field from DeKUT or any other University and recognized by Senate as being of equivalent academic status OR
  3. Any other Bachelors Degree in engineering qualification deemed as being of equivalent academic status and approved by DeKUT Senate as a prerequisite for the Master of Science Degree programme in Machine Tools Design and Manufacturing.

Master of Science in Leather Technology

Course Requirements

The following shall be eligible for registration for the Master of Science in Leather Technology:

Either;

  1. A holder of at least an Upper Second Class Honours bachelors degree of DeKUT in OR
  2. A holder of at least a second class honours upper division Bachelor of Science degree in relevant field, from DeKUT any other institution recognized by the University Senate as being of equivalent academic status to (i) OR
  3. A holder of a Second Class Honours (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.

Master of Science in Industrial Mathematics

Course Requirements

The following shall be eligible for registration for the Master of Science in Industrial Mathematics, either:

  1. A holder of at least an Upper Second Class Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics (or Actuarial Science.), any Engineering course and Computer Science from DeKUT OR
  2. A holder of at least a Second Class Honours (Upper Division) Bachelors Degree of Science in relevant field, from any other institution recognized by the University Senate as being of equivalent academic status to (a) OR
  3. A holder of at least a Second Class Honours (Upper Division) Bachelors Degree in relevant field, which is recognized by the University Senate as an adequate prerequisite for M.Sc. in Industrial Mathematics OR
  4. A holder of at least a Second Class Honours (Lower Division) Bachelors Degree 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 either two years relevant experience and personal development or academic advancement through research and publications since graduation with the Bachelor Degree or a Postgraduate Diploma in the relevant field.

Master of Science in Industrial Engineering & Management

Course Requirements 

The following shall be eligible for admission for the degree of Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and Management:

  1.  A holder of a Bachelor’s of Science of an Engineering degree, with at least second class honours, upper division, from DeKUT or from any other institution which is recognized by the university senate as being of equivalent academic status or
  2. A holder of a Bachelor of Science of an Engineering degree, with Second Class honours- Lower division in the Engineering disciplines outlined above and with at least 2 years work experience.

Master of Science in Geospatial Information Systems & Remote Sensing

Course Requirements

The following are eligible for registration for the Master of Science in Geospatial Information Systems and Remote Sensing:

Either;

  1. A holder of at least a Second Class Honours (Upper Division) Bachelor of Science degree from DeKUT in a spatial information based or related specialization, or from any other institution recognized by the University Senate as being of equivalent academic status, OR
  2. A holder of a Second Class Honours (Lower Division), Bachelor of Science degree from DeKUT in a spatial information based or related specialization, or from any other institution which is recognized by the University Senate as being of equivalent academic status and who in addition has had either two years relevant experience and professional development or academic advancement through research and publication since graduation with the Bachelor’s degree or a Postgraduate Diploma in the relevant field.

Master of Science in Forensics & Security Management

Master of Science in Food Science Technology

Course Requirements

The following shall be eligible for registration for the Master of Science in Food Science Technology:

Either;

  1. A holder of at least a Second Class Honors (Upper Division) Bachelors of Science degree in Food Science and Technology of DeKUT or any other institution recognized by the University Senate as being of equivalent academic status, OR
  2. A holder of a Bachelor of Science degree of at least Second Class Honors (Upper Division), in a related field, which is recognized by the University Senate as an adequate pre-requisite for M.Sc. in Food Science and Technology OR
  3. A holder of a Second Class Honors (Lower Division), Bachelor of Science degree from DeKUT or any other institution which isrecognized by the University Senate as being of equivalent academic status and who in addition must show proof of at least two years relevant experience.

Master of Science in Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Course Requirements

  1. Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering or Telecommunication & Information Engineering or other equivalent qualifications from DeKUT or any other accredited institution, AND Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.00 on a scale of 4.00 OR
  2. Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering or Telecommunication & Information Engineering or other equivalent qualifications from DeKUT or any other accredited institution OR any other related engineering qualification deemed as being an adequate prerequisite for the Masters of Science in Electrical and Electronic Engineering Degree WITH Second Class Honours (Lower Division) or a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.50 on a scale of 4.00. In addition, applicants must show proof of either two years of relevant work experience and professional development or academic advancement through research and publications since graduation with the Bachelor’s degree in the relevant field.

Course Duration

2 Years

Scholarship

Successful candidates will be sponsored to carry out their work in state-of-the-art semiconductor facilities in DeKUT and in highly specialized chip design labs of partner Universities in France.

Master of Science in Economics

Course Requirements

A candidate must satisfy one of the following admission requirements.

  1. Be holder of Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Economic Finance or Economics Statistics; with at least Upper Second class honor from any university recognized by DeKUT academic Board and approved by the senate.
  2. Be holder of Bachelor Degree with lower second class honor in any of the areas (as in part a above);  from  DeKUT  or  any  other  university  recognized  by  the  academic  Board  and approved by the  Senate  provided the  candidate has  relevant  research or  relevant  work experience of more than two(2) years.
  3. Be a   holder   of an equivalent qualification   from other   institutions   recognized by the Academic Board as compared academic qualifications from Dedan Kimathi University of Technology and approved by Senate.

Master of Science in Computer Science

Course Requirements

  1. Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science or related disciplines, including Information Technology, Electronic Engineering and Information Systems from DeKUT, or from any other institution recognized by the University Senate, with at least Second-Class Honours (Upper Division) or a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.00 on a scale of 4.00 OR,
  2. Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science or related disciplines,including Information Technology, Electronic Engineering and Information Systems, from DeKUT, or any other institution recognized by the University Senate, with Second Class Honours (Lower Division) or a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.00 on a scale of 4.00, and in addition, have relevant industry experience of at least two (2) years. The applicant should show evidence of research capability either through paper presentations or peer reviewed publications.

Master of Science in Civil Engineering

Course Requirements

The following shall be eligible for registration for the Master of Science in Civil Engineering:

Either;

  1. At least a relevant upper second class honor in Civil Engineering or other equivalent or related qualifications from DeKUT or any other University recognized by Senate as being of equivalent academic status , OR;
  2. A relevant Lower second class honors in Civil Engineering or other equivalent or related qualifications with additional relevant training,evidence of research capability either through research, paper presentations or peer reviewed publications and relevant working experienceof at least 2 years or a relevant.

Master of Science in Chemistry

Course Requirements

The following shall be eligible for registration for the Master of Science in Chemistry:

Either;

  1. A holder of at least an Upper Second Class Honors bachelors degree of DeKUT in BSc. Industrial Chemistry OR
  2. A holder of at least a second class honors upper division Bachelors of Science degree in relevant field from DeKUT or any other institutionrecognized by the University Senate as being of equivalent academic status to (1) OR
  3. A holder of a Bachelor’s Degree, Second Class (Lower Division), in Industrial Chemistry or Bachelors of Science Degree in relevant fieldfrom DeKUT or any other institution recognized by the University Senate as being of equivalent academic status and who in addition mustshow proof of two years of relevant experience and professional development and academic advancement through research and publicationsince graduation with the bachelor’s degree or postgraduate diploma in the relevant field.

Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering

Admission Requirements
The following shall be eligible into admission for the degree of Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering:

  • A holder of a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Mechatronic Engineering from DeKUT AND an upper second class honors or a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.00 on a scale of 4.00 OR
  • A holder of a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Mechatronic Engineering from another institution recognized by the DeKUT senate AND an upper second class honors or a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.00 on a scale of 4.00 OR
  • Any other related engineering qualification deemed as being an adequate prerequisite for the Masters of Science in Biomedical Degree approved by DeKUT Senate AND an upper second class honors or a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.00 on a scale of 4.00.

The following shall be the alternative entry admission requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering:

A holder of a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Mechatronic Engineering from DeKUT, a holder of a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Mechatronic Engineering from another institution recognized by the DeKUT Senate OR any other related engineering qualification deemed as being an adequate prerequisite for the Masters of Science in Mechanical Degree approved by DeKUT Senate WITH a lower second-class honors or a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.50 on a scale of 4.00 with additional relevant training, evidence of research capability either through research, paper presentations or peer reviewed publications and relevant working experience.

Master of Science in Advanced Manufacturing & Automation Engineering

Course Requirements

The following shall be eligible into admission for the degree of Master of Science in Advanced Manufacturing and Automation Engineering:

  1. A holder of a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical or Mechatronic Engineering with at least Second Class Honours, Upper Division, of DeKUT or 
  2. A holder of a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical or Mechatronic Engineering with at least Second Class Honours, Lower Division, of DeKUT with not less than two (2) years relevant work experience or
  3. A holder of a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Mechatronic Engineering, with Second Class Honours-Upper Division or Second Class Honours-Lower Division but with two (2) years professional work experience in area relevant to the programme, from another institution recognized by the DeKUT Senate as being of satisfactory academic status.

Master of Business Administration

Course Requirements

A candidate must satisfy one of the following admission requirements:

  1. Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree with at least Upper Second Class honours (GPA of 3.0) from Dedan Kimathi University of Technology or any other University recognized by DeKUT School Board and approved by the Senate.
  2. Be a holder of a Bachelor Degree with Lower Second Class honours (GPA of 2.60) from DeKUT or any other University recognized by the DeKUT School Board and approved by the Senate provided the candidate has relevant Postgraduate qualifications or relevant work experience of at least two (2) years.
  3. Be a holder of a Bachelor Degree with a PASS (GPA of 2.0) from DeKUT or any other University recognized by the University School Board and approved by the Senate provided such a candidate has relevant full professional qualifications or relevant work experience of at least three (3) years.
  4. Be a holder of an equivalent qualifications from other institutions recognized by the School Board as comparable academic qualification of Dedan Kimathi University of Technology, and approved by Senate.

DEDAN KIMATHI UNIERSITY CONTACTS

Main Campus Physical Address: Along Nyeri – Mweiga road    Postal Address: Private Bag – 10143, Dedan Kimathi Cell: 0713835965, 0713123021 Tel: 061-205 0000 Email: marketing@dkut.ac.ke 
Nairobi CBD Centre Physical Address: Pension Towers – 13th Floor, along Loita Street. Postal Address: Private Bag – 10143, Dedan Kimathi Cell: 0710 127 516 Email: directornairobi@dkut.ac.keRegistrar (Academic Affairs) Postal Address: Private Bag – 10143, Dedan Kimathi Cell: 0713 835 965, 0713 123 021 Tel: 061-2050000 Email:registraraa@dkut.ac.ke
Schools and Institutes
School of Engineering Mobile: 0713835969 Email: dean_soe@dkut.ac.keInstitute of Technical and Professional Studies (ITPS) Mobile: 0713835396 Email: itps@dkut.ac.ke
  School of Business, Management and Economics Mobile: 0713835403 Email: schoolofbusines@dkut.ac.ke  Institute of Geomatics, GIS & Remote Sensing (IGGReS) Mobile: 0718271818 Email: iggres@dkut.ac.ke
  School of Science Mobile: 0701782892 Email: dean-sos@dkut.ac.ke  Institute of Tourism and Hospitality Management (IToHM) Mobile: 0716659395 Email: itohmoffice@dkut.ac.ke
School of Nursing Mobile: 0700711628 Email: nursing@dkut.ac.keInstitute of Food and Bioresource Technology (IFBT) Mobile: 0729373564 Email: ifbt@dkut.ac.ke
School of Computer Science & IT Mobile: 0713 83 59 79 Email: dean-cs-it@dkut.ac.keInstitute of Technical and Professional Studies (ITPS) Mobile: 0713835396 Email: itps@dkut.ac.ke
School of Graduate Studies Mobile: 0700 64 88 60 Email: graduateschool@dkut.ac.keGeothermal Energy Training and Research Institute (GETRI) Mobile: 0710127516 Email: getri@dkut.ac.ke

DEDAN KIMATHI UNIVERSITY FEE STRUCTURE

ITEMSEM. ISEM. IITOTAL
A. TUITION:    
To be paid to the8,0008,00016,000
University on   
registration day:   
B. OTHER CHARGES:   
To be paid to the   
University on the   
registration day:   
1.Registration580580
2.KUCCPS fee1,5001,500
3.CUE fee1,0001,000
4.Examination fee2,9532,9535,906
5.Activity fee1,1601,1602,320
6.Computer fee1,7401,7403,480
7.Library fee5805801,160
8.Medical fee1,7371,7373,474
9.Students Union300300
10. Student I/D600600
TOTAL PAYABLE 20,15016,17036,320

IMPORTANT NOTES:

  1. Fees is paid through:
  • Standard Chartered Bank: Account No. 0102045131203, Nyeri Branch or
  • Consolidated Bank: Account No. 10061200000062,  Nyeri Branch or
  • Kenya Commercial Bank: Account No. 1121318274, Nyeri Branch or
  • Equity Bank: Account No. 1150297300480, Nyeri Kimathi Way Branch or
  • Family Bank: Account No. 055000028807, Nyeri Branch.
  • The University will not accept cash payment.
  • International students will be required to pay an additional 20% of the fee stated in “A” above.
  • Students should submit VALID bank deposit slips to the University.
  • Accommodation fee is ONLY PAYABLE to the University if the student obtains University Accommodation.
  • Student’s accommodation is offered on a first come first served basis.
  • Students who are allocated University accommodation will be required to pay Kshs. 5,000 per semester.
  • Note: The University reserves the right to review the fees.

REGISTRAR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS & RESEARCH                                            Date: 16/04/2019

OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS & RESEARCH

DEDAN KIMATHI UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY: NYERI – MWEIGA ROAD

PRIVATE BAG, DEDAN KIMATHI-10143, NYERI. TEL.: 0713-835965, EMAIL: registraraa@dkut.ac.ke

FEES STRUCTURE FOR GOVERNMENT (GoK) SPONSORED STUDENTS

2019/2020 ACADEMIC YEAR: FIRST YEAR

APPLICABLE FOR BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING

ITEMSEM. ISEM. IITOTAL
A. TUITION:    
To be paid to the8,0008,00016,000
University on   
registration day:   
B. OTHER CHARGES:   
To be paid to the   
University on the   
registration day:   
1.Registration580580
2.KUCCPS fee1,5001,500
3.CUE fee1,0001,000
4.Examination fee2,9532,9535,906
5.Activity fee1,1601,1602,320
6.Computer fee1,7401,7403,480
7.Library fee5805801,160
8.Medical fee1,7371,7373,474
9.Students Union300300
10. Field Attachment…..2,8952,895
11. Student I/D600600
TOTAL PAYABLE 20,15019,06539,215

IMPORTANT NOTES:

  1. Fees is paid through:
  • Standard Chartered Bank: Account No. 0102045131203, Nyeri Branch or
  • Consolidated Bank: Account No. 10061200000062,  Nyeri Branch or
  • Kenya Commercial Bank: Account No. 1121318274, Nyeri Branch or
  • Equity Bank: Account No. 1150297300480, Nyeri Kimathi Way Branch or
  • Family Bank: Account No. 055000028807, Nyeri Branch.
  • The University will not accept cash payment.
  • International students will be required to pay an additional 20% of the fee stated in “A” above.
  • Students should submit VALID bank deposit slips to the University.
  • Accommodation fee is ONLY PAYABLE to the University if the student obtains University Accommodation.
  • Student’s accommodation is offered on a first come first served basis.
  • Students who are allocated University accommodation will be required to pay KShs. 5,000 per semester.
  • Note: The University reserves the right to review the fees.