List of Courses Offered at Kirinyaga University (2023 Intake)

Last Updated on January 19, 2023

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Kirinyaga University courses

The general public and all those interested in studying at the Kirinyaga University (KYU) are hereby informed that the list of accredited courses offered at KYU has been released and listed in the article below.

All interested aspirants or candidates who want to apply for admission to the school can now proceed and check below for the list of courses offered at the Kirinyaga University (KYU) and their Requirements.

List of Courses Offered at Kirinyaga University

Below is the full list of all the undergraduate courses offered at Kirinyaga University (KYU):

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM

S/NAME OF THE PROGRAMMEENTRY REQUIREMENTSDURATION
1.Bachelor of CommerceBe a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C+ and a minimum of C in both Mathematics and English ORBe a holder of Diploma or equivalent in a relevant discipline from an institution recognized by University senate8 Semesters
2.Bachelor of Science in Human Resource ManagementBachelor of Science in EntrepreneurshipBachelor of Procurement and Supplies ManagementBachelor of EconomicsBachelor of Economics and MathematicsBachelor of Economics and FinanceBachelor of Economics and StatisticsBe a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C+ and a minimum of C in both Mathematics and English ORBe a holder of Diploma or equivalent in a relevant discipline from an institution recognized by University senate8 Semesters
3.Bachelor of Business ManagementBe a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C+ and a minimum of C in both Mathematics and English ORBe a holder of Diploma or equivalent in a relevant discipline from an institution recognized by University senate8 Semesters
4.Bachelor of Enterprise ManagementBe a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C+ and a minimum of C in both Mathematics and English ORBe a holder of Diploma or equivalent in a relevant discipline from an institution recognized by University senate8 Semesters
5.Bachelor of Procurement and Supplies ManagementBe a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C+ and a minimum of C in both Mathematics and English ORBe a holder of Diploma or equivalent in a relevant discipline from an institution recognized by University senate8 Semesters

 DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

S/NAME OF THE PROGRAMMEENTRY REQUIREMENTSDURATION
1.Diploma in Business ManagementBe a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C– (minus) or its equivalentKCSE mean grade D+ (plus) and a certificate in any relevant discipline with at least Credit pass from an institution recognized by the University senate.OR6 Semesters

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES

S/NAME OF THE PROGRAMMEENTRY REQUIREMENTSDURATION
1.Certificate in Business ManagementBe a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of D+ (plus)4 Semesters

SHORT COURSES

S/NAME OF THE PROGRAMMEENTRY REQUIREMENTSDURATION
1.Proficiency Certificate in customer careProficiency certificate in supervisory skillsProficiency Certificate  in strategic management and leadershipProficiency Certificate in Management skills for Senior managersDegree Holders in any discipline relevant to the Public Sector ServicesKCSE/KCE/KACE qualifications and a relevant Diploma from an institution recognized by the University Senate.OR4 weeks – full time 6 weeks – part time

SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES

DEGREE COURSE

S/NAME OF THE PROGRAMMEENTRY REQUIREMENTSDURATION
1.BSc. Forensic ScienceBe a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of  C+ (plus) with C+ (plus) in English, Biology or Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics/Physics/ Physical Sciences8 Semesters
2.BSc. in Clinical Medicine & Community Health (Direct Entry)Be a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C+ (plus) with C+ (plus) in English/Kiswahili, Biology or Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Mathematics/ Physics/Physical Sciences.12 Trimesters
3.BSc. Clinical Medicine & Community Health – (Mature Entry)tBe a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C (plain) and a Diploma or Higher Diploma in Clinical Medicine and SurgeryBe registered by the Clinical Officer’s Council of Kenya.8 Trimesters
4.BSc. Community Health  & DevelopmentBe a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C+ (plus) with C (plain) in Biology or Biological Sciences and a minimum of C- (minus) in Chemistry and Mathematics/Physics/Physical Sciences.8 Semesters
5.BSc. in Health Information Management & InformaticsBe a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C+ (plus) and above with C (plain) in English / Kiswahili ,Biology/Biological Sciences, Mathematics, Physics/ ChemistryDiploma in Health Records and Information Technology or any other equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by the University Senate.OR8 Semesters
6.BSc. NursingBe a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C+ (plus) with C+ (plus) in English, Biology or Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics/ Physics/Physical Sciences.12 Trimesters

DIPLOMA AND CERTIFICATE COURSES

S/NAME OF THE PROGRAMMEENTRY REQUIREMENTSDURATION
1.Diploma in Human Biosciences OptionsBiochemistryBiotechnologyKCSE with a minimum aggregate of C (plain) with C- (minus) in Biology/Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Mathematics/Physics/ Physical Sciences. ORMean grade of C- (minus) at KCSE with a Credit pass in any relevant certificate from an Institution recognized by the University Senate.6 Semesters
2.Diploma in HIV ManagementBe a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C- (minus) with D+ (Plus) in Biology/Biological Sciences and a minimum of D+ (Plus) in Chemistry and Mathematics/Physics/Physical Science3 Semesters
3.Diploma in Community Health & DevelopmentBe a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of of C- (minus) with D+ (Plus) in Biology or Biological Sciences and a minimum of D+ (Plus) in Chemistry and Mathematics/Physics/Physical Sciences.Credit pass in any relevant certificate course with at least KCSE Grade D+ (Plus).OR6 Semesters
4.Diploma in Clinical Medicine & SurgeryBe a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C (plain) with C (plain) in English/Kiswahili and Biology/Biological Sciences, and C- in Chemistry and Mathematics/Physics9 Trimesters
5.Diploma in Health Information Management & InformaticsBe a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C- (minus) with: D+ (Plus) in English/Kiswahili, Biology/ Biological Sciences  and D+ (Plus) in Chemistry and Mathematics /Physics/ Physical Sciences6 Semesters

CERTIFICATE COURSES

S/NAME OF THE PROGRAMMEENTRY REQUIREMENTSDURATION
1.Certificate in Community Health & DevelopmentBe a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of D+ (Plus)4 Semesters
2.Certificate in HIV ManagementBe a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of D+ (Plus)2 Semesters

PROFESSIONAL COURSES

S/NAME OF THE PROGRAMMEENTRY REQUIREMENTSDURATION
1.Molecular DiagnosticsBe a holder KCSE/KCE CertificateAn equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by university senate.OR2 weeks Full time
2.Total Quality Management in Clinical LaboratoriesCourse in GCLPCourse in mentorshipBe a holder KCSE/KCE CertificateAn equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by university senate.OR2 weeks Full time

SCHOOL OF PURE & APPLIED SCIENCES

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES

S/NAME OF THE PROGRAMMEENTRY REQUIREMENTSDURATION
1.Bachelor of Science in Analytical ChemistryBe a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C+ (plus)8 Semesters
2.Bachelor of ScienceBe a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C+ (plus)8 Semesters
3.Bachelor of Science in Information ScienceBe a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C+ (plus)8 Semesters
4.Bachelor of Science in Applied StatisticsBe a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C+ (plus)8 Semesters
5.Bachelor of Science in Financial EngineeringBe a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C+ (plus)8 Semesters
6.Bachelor of Science StatisticsBe a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C+ (plus) with at least C+(plus) in English and B- in Mathematics. OR Diploma in applied Sciences in which there has been a substantive mathematics content, with at least a credit pass in relevant subjects from an institution recognized by the University Senate.8 Semesters
7.Bachelor of Science Mathematics and Computer ScienceBe a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C+(plus) with at least C+(plus) in Mathematics. In addition, applicants must have grade C-(minus) in both Chemistry and Physics.8 Semesters
8.Bachelor of Science Actuarial ScienceBe a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C+(plus) with at least C+(plus) in English and Mathematics OR A mean grade of KCSE C (Plain) with C (plain) in Mathematics and a Diploma or equivalent in relevant discipline with at least a credit pass from an institution recognized by the University Senate.8 Semesters
9.Bachelor of Science Information TechnologyBe a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C+(plus) with a minimum of C in both Mathematics and English. OR Mean Grade of C (Plain) at KCSE with a Diploma certificate in a relevant discipline from an institution recognized by the University Senate8 Semesters
10.Bachelor of Science Computer ScienceBe a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C+(plus) with a minimum of C in both Mathematics and English. OR Mean Grade of C (Plain) at KCSE with a Diploma certificate in a relevant discipline from an institution recognized by the University Senate8 Semesters
11.Bachelor of Science Business Information TechnologyBe a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C+(plus) with a minimum of C in both Mathematics and English. OR Mean Grade of C (Plain) at KCSE with a Diploma certificate in a relevant discipline from an institution recognized by the University Senate8 Semesters

DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

S/NAME OF THE PROGRAMMEENTRY REQUIREMENTSDURATION
1.Diploma in Information TechnologyBe a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C- (Minus) with at least D+(plus) in English/Kiswahili and Mathematics OR KCSE mean grade D+ (Plus) and a certificate in any relevant area with at a pass from an institution recognized by the University Senate.6 Semesters
2.Diploma in Business Information TechnologyBe a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C- (Minus) with at least D+(plus) in English/Kiswahili and Mathematics OR KCSE mean grade D+ (Plus) and a certificate in any relevant area with at a pass from an institution recognized by the University Senate.6 Semesters

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES

S/NAME OF THE PROGRAMMEENTRY REQUIREMENTSDURATION
1.Certificate in Information TechnologyBe a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of D+ (Plus) with at least D (plain) in English/Kiswahili and Mathematics4 Semesters
2.Certificate in Business Information TechnologyBe a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of D+ (Plus) with at least D (plain) in English/Kiswahili and Mathematics4 Semesters

SHORT COURSES

S/NAME OF THE PROGRAMMEENTRY REQUIREMENTSDURATION
1.Proficiency Certificate in Computer Applications.Certificate in data & Information Security.Certificate in Computer Networking.CISCO IT Essentials.Be a holder of KCSE/KCE Certificate OR An equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by university senate8 weeks – fulltime 12 weeks – part time
2.Proficiency certificate in data analysisBe a holder of KCSE Certificate10 Days

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND BUILT ENVIRONMENT

DIPLOMA & CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES

S/NAME OF THE PROGRAMMEENTRY REQUIREMENTSDURATION
Bachelor of Technology in Electrical and Computer Engineering.Bachelor of Technology in Construction and Property Management.Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical EngineeringBe a holder of KCSE certificate with a minimum aggregate of C+ (plus) with C+ (plus) in; Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Geography or any subject in group III, IV and VBe a holder of Diploma in any relevant discipline with at least a credit from an institution recognized by the University SenateOR8 Semesters
2.Diploma in Building ConstructionDiploma in Quantity SurveyingDiploma in Civil EngineeringDiploma in ArchitectureDiploma in Electrical EngineeringDiploma in Mechanical Engineering Diploma in Mechanical Ventilation and Air ConditioningBe a holder of KCSE certificate with a minimum aggregate of C- (Minus) with at least D+(plus) in Mathematics & Physics/ChemistryKCSE mean grade D+ ( Plus) and a certificate in any relevant area with at least a pass from an institution recognized by the University SenateOR6 Semesters
3.Certificate in Electrical & Electronics EngineeringCertificate in Automotive EngineeringCertificate in Architectural StudiesCertificate in Building ConstructionBe a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of D+ (Plus) with at least D(plain) Mathematics & Physics/Chemistry 4 Semesters
4.SHORT COURSESCertificate in Computer Aided Architectural Design (CAAD)Proficiency Course in Plumbing and Tile workBe a holder of KCSE certificateBe a holder of KCSE certificate4 weeks6 weeks

SCHOOL OF HOSPITALITY AND TEXTILE TECHNOLOGY

UNDERGRADUATE, DIPLOMA & CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES

S/NAME OF THE PROGRAMMEENTRY REQUIREMENTSDURATION
1.BSc in Fashion Design and Textile TechnologyBe a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C+ (Plus) with C (plain) in art design/home science or one science subject (Chemistry, Biology and Physics /one art subject (Geography , History)Pass in Diploma in fashion design or its equivalent with minimum C-(minus) at KCSE.OR8 Semesters – full time 12 Semesters –part time
2.BSc Hospitality ManagementBe a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C+ (Plus) with C (plain) in art design/home science or one science subject (Chemistry, Biology and Physics /one art subject (Geography , History)Pass in Diploma in fashion design or its equivalent with minimum C-(minus) at KCSE.OR8 Semesters
3.Diploma in Fashion Design & Textile TechnologyDiploma in Hospitality ManagementDiploma in Food & Beverage  ManagementBe a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C- (Minus) with at least D+ (plus) in English/KiswahiliKCSE mean grade D+ (Plus) and a certificate in any relevant area with at least a pass from an institution recognized by the University SenateOR6 Semesters
4.Certificate in Food and Beverage production Services and SalesCertificate in Fashion Design & Textile TechnologyCertificate in catering and Accommodation OperationsBe a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of D+ (Plus)4 Semesters

 SHORT COURSES

S/NAME OF THE PROGRAMMEENTRY REQUIREMENTSDURATION
1.Apparel accessoriesInterior design and fabric decorationBe a holder of KCPE or KCSE certificatePractitioner in fashion industryBe a holder of any qualification recognized by the  School of Hospitality &Textile Technology as equivalent to any of the aboveOROR1 Month 3 Weeks
2.Waiters’ proficiencyBasic cookeryBe a holder of KCPE or KCSE certificateThose practicing in food industryBe a holder of any qualification recognized by the  School of Hospitality & Textile Technology as equivalent to any of the aboveOROR3 Weeks

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