Jomo Kenyatta University, JKUAT Admission Requirements and courses

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, JKUAT Admission requirement for all the courses at the undergraduate, diploma and postgraduate level is updated every year. Therefore, this article contains the full list of all the undergraduate and postgraduate courses coupled with their general requirements.

For admission into programmes of study at the Jomo Kenyatta University, JKUAT for any first degree or second degree, an applicant must have the following requirements for a successful admission.


Entry Requirements for Undergraduate Degree Courses

A minimum of Grade C+ at the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Examination (KCSE) or equivalent. In addition, applicants must meet specific degree requirements for each school. The entry requirement set should be regarded as the minimum, which in no way entitle an applicant to a place at the university.

Entry Requirements for 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.

Entry Requirements for Diploma Programmes

Minimum entry requirements for diploma applicants: KCSE mean grade of C (Plain).


Entry requirements for a Postgraduate degree Programme

A Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited University in a subject or subjects relevant to the course applied for.

Duration of Programme: 1 Academic Year

Entry requirements for a Masters degree Programme

A Bachelors’ degree or postgraduate diploma from an accredited University in a subject or subjects relevant to the course applied for.

Duration of Programme: 2 Academic Years

Entry requirements for a DBA or PhD degree programme

Applicants must be holders of Master’s degree or any other related programs from a recognized University. Practitioner Experience: Applicants must have management experience of at least three years pre – or – post Masters.

List of Courses Offered at Jomo Kenyatta University, JKUAT

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)
  • BSc. Agribusiness Economics and Food Industry Management
  • BSc. Actuarial Science
  • BSc. Agribusiness Management and Enterprise Development
  • BSc. Agricultural Economics and Rural Development
  • BSc. Analytical Chemistry
  • BSc. Animal Health, Production and Processing
  • BSc. Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • BSc. Biomechanical and Process Engineering
  • BSc. Biotechnology
  • BSc. Botany
  • BSc. Chemistry
  • BSc. Civil Engineering
  • BSc. Computer Science
  • BSc. Computer Technology
  • BSc. Control and Instrumentation
  • BSc. Crop Protection
  • BSc. Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • BSc. Electronic & Computer Engineering
  • BSc. Environmental Horticulture And Landscaping Technology
  • BSc. Financial Engineering
  • BSc. Food Science and Nutrition
  • BSc. Food Science and Postharvest Technology
  • BSc. Geomatics Engineering
  • BSc. Horticulture
  • BSc. Human Nutrition and Dietetics
  • BSc. Industrial Chemistry
  • BSc. Information Technology
  • BSc. Land Resource Planning and Management
  • BSc. Mechanical Engineering
  • BSc. Mechatronics Engineering
  • BSc. Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • BSc. Medical Microbiology
  • BSc. Physics
  • BSc. Soil, Water & Environmental Engineering
  • BSc. 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

List of Postgraduate Courses Offered at Jomo Kenyatta University, JKUAT


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

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