JKUAT Courses – Jomo Kenyatta University Courses, Application, Intake, Fees and Contacts

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The university was started in 1981 as Jomo Kenyatta College of Agriculture and Technology (JKCAT), a middle-level college by the government of Kenya with assistance from the Japanese government. Plans for the establishment of JKUAT started in 1977. In early 1978, the Kenyan president, Jomo Kenyatta, donated 200 hectares of farmland for the establishment of the college. The first group of students were admitted on 4 May 1981. The new president Daniel Arap Moi formally opened JKUAT on 17 March 1982.Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) is a public university near Nairobi, Kenya.

JKUAT Courses: A comprehensive list of all diploma, degree, masters and Phd courses offered at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology including application form, intake, admission letter, course registration, fees structure and contacts.

JKUAT Undergraduate Degree Courses

Category: JKUAT Courses

  1. Bachelor of Architecture
  2. Bachelor of Business Information Technology
  3. Bachelor of Commerce
  4. Bachelor of Construction Management
  5. Bachelor of Landscaping
  6. Bachelor of Purchasing and Supplies Management
  7. Bachelor of Science (Agribusiness Economics & Food Industry Management)
  8. Bachelor of Science (Agribusiness Management & Entreprise Development)
  9. Bachelor of Science (Agricultural Economics & Rural Development)
  10. Bachelor of Science (Agricultural Engineering)
  11. Bachelor of Science (Analytical Chemistry)
  12. Bachelor of Science (Animal Health, Production and Processing)
  13. Bachelor of Science (Biochemistry)
  14. Bachelor of Science (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology)
  15. Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology)
  16. Bachelor of Science (Biomechanical and Processing Engineering)
  17. Bachelor of Science (Botany)
  18. Bachelor of Science (Chemistry)
  19. Bachelor of Science(Civil Engineering)
  20. Bachelor of Science (Computer Science)
  21. Bachelor of Science(Computer Technology)
  22. Bachelor of Science(Control and Instrumentation)
  23. Bachelor of Science(Crop Protection)
  24. Bachelor of Science(Electrical and Electronics Engineering)
  25. Bachelor of Science(Electronics and Computer Engineering)
  26. Bachelor of Science (Environmental Horticulture and Landscaping Technology)
  27. Bachelor of Science (Financial Engineering)
  28. Bachelor of Science (Food Science and Nutrition)
  29. Bachelor of Science (Food Science and Post Harvest Technology)
  30. Bachelor of Science (Geomatics Engineering)
  31. Bachelor of Science (Horticulture)
  32. Bachelor of Science(Human Nutrition and Dietetics)
  33. Bachelor of Science(Industrial Biotechnology)
  34. Bachelor of Science(Industrial Chemistry)
  35. Bachelor of Science(Information Technology)
  36. Bachelor of Science (Land Resource Planning and Management)
  37. Bachelor of Science (Mechanical Engineering)
  38. Bachelor of Science (Mechatronics Engineering)
  39. Bachelor of Science(Medical Laboratory Sciences)
  40. Bachelor of Science(Medical Microbiology)
  41. Bachelor of Science(Physics)
  42. Bachelor of Science(Radiology)
  43. Bachelor of Science (Soil, Water and Environmental Engineering)
  44. Bachelor of Science (Telecommunication and Information Engineering)
  45. Bachelor of Arts (With It)
  46. Bachelor of Quantity Surveying
  47. Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science
  48. Bachelor of Science in Applied Biology
  49. Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  50. Bachelor of Science (Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering)
  51. Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
  52. Bachelor of Science in Medical Microbiology
  53. Bachelor of Science in Food Science And Technology
  54. Bachelor of Pharmacy
  55. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  56. Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  57. Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
  58. Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering
  59. Bachelor of Science in Economics
  60. Bachelor of Science in Genomic Sciences
  61. Bachelor of Science in Public Administration And Leadership
  62. Bachelor of Science in Statistics
  63. Bachelor of Journalism
  64. Bachelor of Human Resource Management
  65. Bachelor of Business And Information Technology
  66. Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science
  67. Bachelor of Science (Innovation Technology Management)
  68. Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics and Rural Development
  69. Bachelor of Science in Community Development and Environment
  70. Bachelor of Science in Mechatronic Engineering
  71. Bachelor of Mass Communication
  72. Bachelor of Science (Community Development and Environment)
  73. Bachelor of Procurement and Contract Management
  74. Bachelor of Science in Public Management and Development
  75. Bachelor of Entrepreneurship
  76. Bachelor of Real Estate
  77. Bachelor of Development Studies
  78. Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Computer Science
  79. Bachelor of Science in Industrial Mathematics
  80. Bachelor of Science in Project Management
  81. Bachelor of Science in Mining and Mineral Processing Engineering
  82. Bachelor of Landscape Architecture
  83. Bachelor of Science (Geophysics)
  84. Bachelor of Science in Community Health and Development
  85. Bachelor of Science in Corporate Communication and Management
  86. Bachelor of Science in Zoology
  87. Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy
  88. Bachelor of Science (Applied Biology)
  89. Bachelor of Science in Water and Environment Management
  90. Bachelor of Science in Strategic Management
  91. Bachelor of Science in Nutraceutical Science and Technology
  92. Bachelor of Science (Renewable Energy and Environmental Physics)
  93. Bachelor of Science in Fisheries and Aquaculture Sciences
  94. Bachelor of Science in Renewable Energy and Environmental Physics
  95. Bachelor of Science in Operations Research
  96. Bachelor of Science in Business Computing
  97. Bachelor In Banking and Finance
  98. Bachelor of Science in Health Records Management and Informatics
  99. Bachelor of Science in Clinical Medicine
  100. Bachelor of Physiotherapy
  101. Bachelor of Science in Applied Bioengineering
  102. Bachelor of Architectural Technology
  103. Bachelor of Science in Medical Biochemistry
  104. Bachelor of Science (Agricultural Economics and Rural Development)
  105. Bachelor of Science in Geomatic Engineering and Geospatial Information Systems
  106. Bachelor of Science in Biostatistics
  107. Bachelor of Science in Food Service and Hospitality Management
  108. Bachelor of Science in Geospatial Information Science
  109. Bachelor of Science Industrial Biotechnology
  110. Bachelor of Science in Public Health

JKUAT Postgraduate Diploma Courses

Category: JKUAT Courses

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Statistics
  2. Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences
  3. Postgraduate Diploma in Occupational Safety & Health

JKUAT Master Courses

Category: JKUAT Courses

  1. Master of Business AdministrationJKUAT Logo
  2. Master of Procurement and Logistics
  3. Master of Science (Agricultural Processing Engineering)
  4. Master of Science (Applied Epidemology)
  5. Master of Science Applied Mathematics)
  6. Master of Science Biochemistry)
  7. Master of Science (Biomechanical Engineering)
  8. Master of Science (Bidsystems Structural Engineering)
  9. Master of Science (Biotechnology)
  10. Master of Science (Clinical Tropical Medicine)
  11. Master of Science (Construction Engineering & Management)
  12. Master of Science (Energy Technology)
  13. Master of Science (Entrepreneurship)
  14. Master of Science (Epidemiology)
  15. Master of Science (Food Science Nutrition)
  16. Master of Science (Food Science and Post Harvest Technology)
  17. Master of Science (Horticulture)
  18. Master of Science (Human Resource Management)
  19. Master of Science ICT Policy and Regulation)
  20. Master of Science International Health)
  21. Master of Science Lab. Management and Epidemiology)
  22. Master of Science Landscape Planning and Conservation)
  23. Master of Science Mechanical Engineering)
  24. Master of Science Medical Chemistry)
  25. Master of Science Medical Microbiology)
  26. Master of Science Mycobacteriology)
  27. Master of Science Medical Laboratory Sciences)
  28. Master of Science Medical Mycology)
  29. Master of Science Medical Parasitology and Entomology)
  30. Master of Science Medical Virology)
  31. Master of Science Medicinal Phytochenistry)
  32. Master of Science Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics)
  33. Master of Science Molecular Medicine)
  34. Master of Science Mycobacteriology)
  35. Master of Science Occupational Safety and Health)
  36. Master of Science Parasitology and Entomology)
  37. Master of Science Physics)
  38. Master of Science Plant Breeding)
  39. Master of Science Plant Health Science & Management)
  40. Master of Science Public Health)
  41. Master of Science Research Methodology)
  42. Master of Science Software Engineering)
  43. Master of Science Soil and Water Engineering)
  44. Master of Science (Statistics)
  45. Master of Urban Design

JKUAT Doctorate Courses

Category: Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology Courses

  1. PhD in Business Administration
  2. PhD in Procurement and Logistics
  3. PhD in Science (Agricultural Processing Engineering)
  4. PhD in Science (Applied Epidemology)
  5. PhD in Science Applied Mathematics)
  6. PhD in Science Biochemistry)
  7. PhD in Science (Biomechanical Engineering)
  8. PhD in Science (Bidsystems Structural Engineering)
  9. PhD in Science (Biotechnology)
  10. PhD in Science (Clinical Tropical Medicine)
  11. PhD in Science (Construction Engineering & Management)
  12. PhD in Science (Energy Technology)
  13. PhD in Science (Entrepreneurship)
  14. PhD in Science (Epidemiology)
  15. PhD in Science (Food Science Nutrition)
  16. PhD in Science (Food Science and Post Harvest Technology)
  17. PhD in Science (Horticulture)
  18. PhD in Science (Human Resource Management)
  19. PhD in Science ICT Policy and Regulation)
  20. PhD in Science International Health)
  21. PhD in Science Lab. Management and Epidemiology)
  22. PhD in Science Landscape Planning and Conservation)
  23. PhD in Science Mechanical Engineering)
  24. PhD in Science Medical Chemistry)
  25. PhD in Science Medical Microbiology)
  26. PhD in Science Mycobacteriology)
  27. PhD in Science Medical Laboratory Sciences)
  28. PhD in Science Medical Mycology)
  29. PhD in Science Medical Parasitology and Entomology)
  30. PhD in Science Medical Virology)
  31. PhD in Science Medicinal Phytochenistry)
  32. PhD in Science Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics)
  33. PhD in Science Molecular Medicine)
  34. PhD in Science Mycobacteriology)
  35. PhD in Science Occupational Safety and Health)
  36. PhD in Science Parasitology and Entomology)
  37. PhD in Science Physics)
  38. PhD in Science Plant Breeding)
  39. PhD in Science Plant Health Science & Management)
  40. PhD in Science Public Health)
  41. PhD in Science Research Methodology)
  42. PhD in Science Software Engineering)
  43. PhD in Science Soil and Water Engineering)
  44. PhD in Science (Statistics)
  45. PhD in Urban Design

JKUAT Main Campus

JKUAT is situated in Juja, 36 kilometres northeast of Nairobi, along the Thika SuperHighway. It offers courses in Technology, Engineering, Science, Architecture and Building sciences.

JKUAT Hostel Booking

Room Booking Will Be Active on 29th August 2017 from 10:00 AM for first years.

Continuing Students will book from 30th August 2017 from 4:00 PM.

JKUAT Hostels

Baraka PCEA  Githaruru Paris0722734394200M FROM JKUAT UNIVERSITY MAIN GATEMixed2  Sharing (self-contained)  3,500 /= per month(14,000 per sem) 2 Sharing (Non-Self-contained)  3,000 /= per month Single 6,500/=  per month Common Tv room provided   438AVAILABLEAVAILABLE
Mma BuguaSamuel Murigi0714464701300M FROM JKUAT UNIVERSITY GATE BMixed2 Sharing  3500/= per month (14,000 per sem) 3 Sharing  3000/= per month Single 4,500/=  per month Bedsitter 7,000 per month Bedsitter sharing 4,500 per month Common Tv room providedDstv availableFree internet available 300AVAILABLEAVAILABLE
GezerJemimahWanjiruNganga0727531957100M FROM JKUAT UNIVERSITY MAIN GATEFemale4  Sharing (self-contained)  3,500 /= per month (14,000 per sem) 2 Sharing 4,000/= per month (excluding electricity and water)   120AVAILABLEAVAILABLE
KiongoChristopher WainainaKiongo0722320736100M FROM JKUAT UNIVERSITY GATE BMale2 Sharing  3500/= per month (14,000 per sem)Common Tv room provided 120AVAILABLEAVAILABLE
UniqueSalome WairimuNdungu0722675196300 M FROM JKUAT UNIVERSITY MAIN GATEMale2 Sharing  4000/= per month (14,000 per sem) 52AVAILABLEAVAILABLE
ImmaculateLucy Wangui Kamande0720721629100M FROM JKUAT UNIVERSITY MAIN GATEFemale4  Sharing (self-contained)  3,500 /= per month(14,000 per sem)  120AVAILABLEAVAILABLE
EmmanuelRaphael Kungu07227847851KM FROM JKUAT UNIVERSITY GATE BMale2  Sharing 3,500 /= per month (14,000 per sem) 150AVAILABLEAVAILABLE
SkylinePatrick Ndichu0722919812200M FROM JKUAT UNIVERSITY MAIN GATEMale3 Sharing 3,500 /= per month (14,000 per sem) 120AVAILABLEAVAILABLE
GoshenRomano Gitire0721916936300M FROM JKUAT UNIVESITY GATE BMale4  Sharing 3,500 /= per monthSingle 4,000 /= per month(14,000 per sem) 143AVAILABLEAVAILABLE
KirsekJohn NjorogeKeige0702803800200 M FROM JKUAT UNIVESITY GATE BMale2 Sharing 3,500 /= per month (14,000 per sem)Common Tv room provided 140AVAILABLEAVAILABLE
SafariGeoffrey KuriaKamanu0722747946300 M FROM JKUAT UNIVERSITY GATE BMale2 Sharing 3,500 /= per month(14,000 per sem) 120AVAILABLEAVAILABLE
ComfyJeremiah WaweruNgotho0725619386200 M FROM JKUAT UNIVERSTY MAIN GATEMale2 Sharing 3,500 /= per month(14,000 per sem)Common Tv room provided 200AVAILABLEAVAILABLE
SycamoreMachariaMuchiri0722335227100M FROM JKUAT UNIVERSITY GATE CFemale2 Sharing 3,500 /= per month 120AVAILABLEAVAILABLE
VictonJohn Maina David0725789206100M FROM JKUAT UNIVERSITY GATE CFemale2 Sharing 3,500 /= per month 214AVAILABLEAVAILABLE
JoylandDaniel WainainaNjuguna072230337030M FROM JKUAT UNIVERSITY GATE BMale2 Sharing 3,500 /= per month 250AVAILABLEAVAILABLE
DenantoConsolataWaitheraMaina0729992628200M FROM JKUAT UNIVERSITY GATE BMale2 Sharing 3,500 /= per month 50AVAILABLEAVAILABLE
AhadiKennedy NdunguNgumba07252390772KM FROM JKUAT UNIVERSITYMixed2 Sharing 3,500 /= per month 200AVAILABLEAVAILABLE
Peniel hostelPCEA0722935883100M FROM JKUAT UNIVERSITY GATE AFemale2 Sharing  3500/= per month           150AVAILABLEAVAILABLE

JKUAT Online Application

Click here first to confirm course requirements and intake availability.

  • If the course that you need is available for preferred intake then proceed to an application by first creating account /Sign-Up on this page
  • Upon successful creation of an account, Proceed to Login on the same page with your email and password used during creation of an account.
  • After login, fill in the Personal-data (Step 1), Course details (Step 2). Academic details (Step 3), supportive documents (Step 4), payments details (Step5).
  • For you to complete your course application, you are required to pay application fees through M-PESA.(Certificate:500/-; Diploma:1000/-; Degree:1,500/-; Masters:1,500/-,Post Diploma:1,500/-,PhD:1,500/-).
  • Access the M-PESA menu from your phone, Select “Lipa Na M-PESA” then Pay bill option, enter this Pay bill Number (951200).
  • Enter your account number generated from the system from step 5(payments details after login ) then enter the required amount.
  • Finally, enter the exact MPESA generated code back into the system to complete your application.
  • Regularly visit this website and log in to get the feedback or status of your application.

NOTE: Every application has its own account number generated per transaction. ONLY applicants who have paid the application fees will be considered.

NOTE: ALL Postgraduate applicants should apply in person from various campuses/ departments after confirming the course requirements using above procedure.

JKUAT Master Programm

Masters in Science (Mass Communication)
Masters of Science (Conservation Biology)
Master of Science (Botany)
Executive Masters of Business Administration
Executive Masters of Business Administration
M.sc. in Business Administration
M.sc. in Entrepreneurship
M.sc. in Human Resource Management
M.sc. in Marketing For Enterprise Development
M.sc. in Procurement
M.sc. in ICT Policy and Regulation
M.sc. in Extension Studies
M.sc. in Microfinance
Master of Science (Project Management)
Master of Science (Computer Systems)
M.sc. in occupational Safety and Health
M.sc. in Public Health
Master of Science in Epidemiology
Master of Science (international Health Research Ethics)
Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)

JKUAT Admission Requirements – JKUAT Intake

Category: Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology Courses

  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 Portal

JKUAT online students’ portal helps students access fundamental services offered in the university. You can now access your fee statement, posted exam results, register units, track status of your student ID processing and so much more.

How do I log in?
Your username is the first part of your student email address e.g john.doe@students.jkuat.ac.ke = john.doe@students Your initial password is your registration number in lowercase. Please remember to change your password afterward.

I don’t know my student email
Every JKUAT bonafide student has a student email address assigned to him/her. Please activate yours from here
If, after going to the above link, you don’t find your details, please send an email to admin@students.jkuat.ac.ke

JKUAT Library

The library boasts of a print book stock of 130, 000 volumes spread across all the university campuses whose bibliographic details can be accessed by staff and students in all the campuses via online public access catalog (OPAC). To cater for diverse information seeking behaviors of our library users while putting into cognizant the ever growing student and staff numbers and different learning mode e.g. e-Learning, the library has subscribed to about 75,000 electronic journals and over 163,000 electronic books which are available to our users through the internet and are accessible for use at one’s own convenience. More information

JKUAT Admission Letters

Confirmation of ready admission letters:
Click here first to confirm your admission letter, if its ready,follow the above procedure(No.2) to download your admission letter

JKUAT Fee Structure

Download fees structure for each respective course.

JKUAT Student Email

Make sure you type your registration number exactly as printed on your admission letter. There are no Spaces, Letters O or underscores (_)in the registration numbers.

Step 1. To know your student email and how to access it, Kindly click on Activate Your Student Email link and follow exactly as per given Login instructions.OR On the University Website under Highlights you will see the link. NOTE: Whenever you forget your correct email address always go back to this first step.

Step 2. Once you get your student email, you need to login to the Student Portal for some of the services indicated on its login page.

Step 3: For the Postgraduate Students use e-resources credentials Exactly as indicated on its Login page.

For any Portal/E-resources issues, you should always forward your query to portal email address(not the Admin one) indicated on its login page using your student email address only for Verification Purposes. Emails sent to portal email using personal emails will not be addressed.

JKUAT Karen Campus

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) KAREN CAMPUS was established in January 2006. It is located a few kilometers from Nairobi city Centre at the former Makini School premises next to Telkom Exchange (on Pala Close). It is set in a serene and beautiful neighborhood with adequate lecture rooms, Laboratory facilities and a capacity for over 4000 students.

JKUAT Nairobi Campus

The ICEA-Building-245×300 Nairobi CBD Campus is housed in the state of-the-art architectural masterpiece, ICEA Building owned by the University in the heart of the City of Nairobi along the busy and strategic Kenyatta Avenue. The Campus currently occupies 11th to 14th floors with executive lecture hall, ICT laboratories, library and Administration offices across the floors.

JKUAT Nakuru Campus

Nakuru Campus has expanded its programs base and is now a host to various courses including Commerce, Business Information Technology, Purchasing & Supplies, and Electrical& Civil Engineering. The campus also offers certificate courses and short courses in Purchasing and Supplies, Mathematics among others.

JKUAT Mombasa Campus

The campus is located at the heart of the coastal city of Mombasa in the stylish Mombasa Trade Centre (formerly Ambalal building) along Nkrumah road. Mombasa CBD Campus offers a blend of general, management and technology based long-term academic courses and tailor-made executive short courses.

JKUAT eLearning

School of Open, Distance and eLearning (SODeL) was initially the Continuing education at JKUAT which was overseen by Continuing Education Programme (CEP), which was a section in JKUAT. CEP was established in 1996 to cater for self-sponsored students (who were not admitted through the Joint Admissions Board) undertaking skill based programmes. These students are undertaking Post-graduate, Undergraduate, Diploma and Certificate programmes, which are offered in collaboration with JKUAT, approved institutions situated around the country.

JKUAT Account numbers

  1. Standard Chartered Bank
    Account number 0108023434900
  2. Barclays Bank
    Account Number 0775001216
  3. Co-operative Bank of Kenya
    Account Number 01129098952900
  4. National Bank
    Account Number 0100359580600
  5. Equity Bank
    Account Number 0090291251426

JKUAT Admission

Requirements: Certificate C-; Diploma C; Degree C+; Masters – Bachelors degree at 1st or 2nd Upper Class or Lower + 2yrs work experience or Pass + 5yrs experience or other qualification considered equivalent by Senate, and; Ph.D. – relevant Masters degree.

User Charges: Application fee: Certificate and Diploma: KShs. 500; Bachelors, Masters and Ph.D. KShs. 1,500/-.

Timelines: Within 8 weeks of close of the application

The admission for self-sponsored programmes is done internally at JKUAT main campus, or through its campuses countrywide. Application forms may be obtained from the main campus at JKUAT in the various schools/faculties, upon payment of non-refundable application fee of Kshs. 500/=, 1000, and 1500/= for Certificate, Diploma and Degree programmes respectively.

The application fee may be paid by direct deposit through any of the Account Number provided in the website. Bankers’ cheques are also accepted. The complete application forms, copies of certificates/results lips, two pass-port size photographs and two copies of application fee receipts should be returned to the Dean of the school/faculty, in which the application is sought; Director of the campus; or Registrar Academic Affairs, (Admission Office) at the main campus JUJA; or sent to the Registrar Academic Affairs (Admission Office) JKUAT, Box 62000-00200 NAIROBI. More information may be obtained from the Admissions Office, Tel no. 067-52390, E-Mail: registrar@aa.jkuat.ac.ke. The complete application can also be downloaded from the university website at www.jkuat.ac.ke.  The advertisements for intakes are usually carried in the local dailies, two months before intake, during October/November, February/March and June/July each year.

JKUAT Contacts

Telephone:0675870001, 0675870002,0675870003, 0675870004,0675870005,0675870117
Email: info@jkuat.ac.ke
Registrar (Academic Affairs)
Email: registrar@aa.jkuat.ac.ke Corporate Communications
Email: corp.comm@jkuat.ac.ke Chief Security Officer
Website: www.jkuat.ac.ke

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