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 Kirinyaga University offers certificate,diploma,degree,masters and PhD courses.Some of the best programmes at the institution include MBA,Bachelor od Procurement and Supply Management and BSc IT.The list of all programmes offered at Kirinyaga University are as follows:

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS

Name of the Programme   Entry Requirements   Programme
          Duration
POST GRADUATE PROGRAMMES    
Doctor of Philosophy in   Be a holder of a Master of Business Administration or its   3 Years
Business Administration   equivalent  from  an  institution  recognized  by  the    
      University Senate    
         
Masters of Business   Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree with at least Upper   2 Years
Administration   Second Class honors in any discipline or its equivalent    
      from an institution recognized by the University Senate.    
      OR  Lower  Second  Class  honors  with  two  (2)  years    
      relevant experience in a relevant field.    
       
UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES    
           
1. Bachelor of Procurement and   Be a holder of KCSE mean grade C+ (plus) or equivalent    
  Supplies Management   and a minimum of C in both Mathematics and English    
2. Bachelor of Commerce   OR    
3. Bachelor of Science in      
  Be a holder of KNEC Diploma in a relevant discipline or   8 Semesters
  Human Resource    
    equivalent    
  Management      
         
4. Bachelor of Science in        
  Entrepreneurship        
5. Bachelor of Business        
  Management        
6. Bachelor of Enterprise        
  Management        
7. Bachelor of Economics        
8. Bachelor of Economics and        
  Finance        
9. Bachelor of Economics and        
  Statistics        
10. Bachelor of Economics and        
  Mathematics        
DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES        
Diploma in Business   Be a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C-    
Management   (C Minus).    
      OR    
      KCSE mean grade D+ (D Plus) and a certificate in any    
      relevant area with at least Credit pass from an institution   6 Semesters
      recognized by the University Senate.    
           

 

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

 

Certificate in Business Be a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of D+    
Management (Plus)   4 Semesters
         
SHORT COURSES        
Proficiency certificate in Be a holder KCSE/KCE Certificate   4 weeks-fulltime
management skills for senior OR   6 weeks-parttime
managers. An equivalent qualification from an institution      
Proficiency certificate in recognized by university senate      
supervisory skills.        
Proficiency certificate in        
customer care.        
         
SCHOOL OF PURE AND APPLIED SCIENCES      
         
UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES      
         
1. BSc Information Technology Mean Grade of C+ at KCSE with a minimum of      
2. Bachelor of Business C in both Mathematics and English.      
Information Technology OR 8 Semesters
3. BSc Computer Science
Mean Grade of C (Plain) at KCSE with a      
       
  Diploma certificate in a relevant discipline from      
  an institution recognized by the University Senate      
       
BSc. Statistics Mean grade of C+ at KCSE with at least C+ in 8 Semesters
  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.      
BSc. in Mathematics and Mean grade of C+ at KCSE with at least C+ in 8 Semesters
Computer Science Mathematics.  In addition,  applicants  must  have      
  grade C-(minus) in both Chemistry and Physics.      
       
BSc. In Actuarial Science Mean grade of C Plus (C+) at KCSE with at least 8 Semesters  
  C+ in English and Mathematics      
  OR      
  A  mean  grade  of  KCSE  C  Plain  with  C  in      
  Mathematics  KNEC  Diploma  or  equivalent  in      
  relevant subjects with at least a credit pass from an      
  institution recognized by the University Senate.      
         
DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES        
         
Diploma in Information Be a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate      
Technology of C- (C Minus) with at least D+ in      
Diploma in Business English/Kiswahili and Mathematics      
Information Technology . 6 Semesters  
         

 

OR

 

KCSE mean grade D+ (D Plus) and a certificate

 

in any relevant area with at a pass from an

 

institution recognized by the University Senate.

 

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES

 

  Certificate in Information   Be a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate    
  Technology   of D+ (Plus) with at least D (plain) in   4 Semesters
  Certificate in Business   English/Kiswahili and Mathematics      
  Information Technology          
             
  SHORT COURSES          
             
  Proficiency Certificate in   Be a holder KCSE/KCE Certificate   8 weeks – fulltime
  Computer Applications   OR   12 weeks – part time
      An equivalent qualification from an institution    
  CISCO IT Essentials   recognized by university senate      
             
Proficiency certificate in data   KSCE Certificate   10 Days
analysis          
             
    SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES      
             
  POST GRADUATE PROGRAMME      
      Be  a  holder  of  Bachelor’s  degree  in Medical    
  MSc.  Medical Laboratory   Laboratory  Sciences  or  related  field from  a 4 Semesters
  Sciences      
    recognized university.      
           
           
  UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES      
           
  BSc. Forensic Science   KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C+ (plus) 8 Semesters
      with C+ (plus) in English, Biology or Biological    
      Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics/Physics/    
      Physical Sciences      
           
  BSc. in Clinical Medicine &   KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C+ (plus)    
  Community Health (Direct   with C+ (plus) in English/Kiswahili, Biology or    
  Entry)   Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Mathematics/ 12 Trimesters
      Physics/Physical Sciences.      
           
  BSc. in Clinical Medicine &   Must have had mean grade of C+ (plus) in KCSE    
  Community Health (Mature   and a Diploma or Higher Diploma in Clinical 8 Semesters
  Entry)   Medicine and Surgery      
      Be registered by the Clinical Officer’s Council of    
      Kenya.      
           
  BSc. Community Health &   Be a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate    
  Development   of C+ (C plus) with C (plain) in Biology or 8 Semesters
      Biological Sciences and a minimum of C- (minus)    
             

 

  in Chemistry and Mathematics/Physics/Physical  
  Sciences.      
     
BSc. Medical Laboratory Be a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of 8 Semesters
Sciences C+ (C plus) with C (plain) in Biology /Biological  
   
  Sciences  and  a  minimum  of  C-  (minus)  in  
  Chemistry  and Mathematics/Physics/Physical  
  Sciences.      
     
BSc. in Health Information Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean 8 Semesters
Management & Informatics grade of C+ (plus) and above with a combination  
  of: English or Kiswahili C , Biology/Biological  
  Sciences, C , Mathematics C, Physics or  
  Chemistry C      
  OR      
  Diploma in Health Records and Information  
  Technology or any other equivalent qualification  
  from an institution recognized by the University  
  Senate.      
     
BSc. Nursing KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C+ (plus)  
  with C+ (plus) in English, Biology or Biological 12 Trimesters
  Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics/  
  Physics/Physical Sciences.    
         
DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES        
     
Diploma in Clinical Medicine & Be a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate  
Surgery of C (plain) with C (plain) in English/Kiswahili  
  and Biology/Biological Sciences, and C- in 9 Trimesters
  Chemistry and Mathematics/Physics    
     
Diploma in Health Information Be a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate 6 Semesters
Management & Informatics of C- (minus) with: D+ (Plus) in    
  English/Kiswahili, Biology/ Biological Sciences  
  and D+ (Plus) in Chemistry and Mathematics  
  /Physics/ Physical Sciences    
     
Diploma in HIV Management Mean Grade C- (minus) at K.C.S.E with D+ 3 Semesters
  (Plus) in Biology/Biological Sciences and a  
  minimum of D+ (Plus) in Chemistry and  
  Mathematics/Physics/Physical Science  
         

 

Diploma in Community Health KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C- (minus)    
  & Development with D+ (Plus) in Biology or Biological Sciences    
    and a minimum of D+ (Plus) in Chemistry and    
    Mathematics/Physics/Physical Sciences.    
    OR 6 Semesters
    Credit pass in any relevant certificate course with    
    at least KCSE Grade D+ (Plus).    
         
  CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES    
         
  Certificate in Community Health Be a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate    
  & Development of D+ (Plus) 4 Semesters
         
  Certificate in HIV Management Be a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate 1 Semester
    of D+ (Plus)    
         
  SHORT COURSES      
  1. Molecular Diagnostics Be a holder KCSE/KCE Certificate 2 weeks
  2. Total Quality Management in OR    
  Clinical Laboratories An equivalent qualification from an institution    
       
    recognized by university senate.    
         
         


SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND BUILDING ENVIRONMENT DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

Bachelor of Technology in KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C+ (plus) 8 semesters
Electrical and Computer with C+ (plus) in;  
Engineering. 1. Mathematics  
   
Bachelor of Technology in 2. Physics/ Chemistry  
3. Biology/Geography/History/Commerce  
Construction and Property  
     
Management.      
     
Diploma in Electrical & Be a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate 6 semesters
Electronics Engineering of C- (C Minus) with at least D+ in Mathematics  
Diploma in Mechanical & Physics/Physical Science  
Engineering .    
    OR  
  KCSE mean grade D+ (D Plus) and a certificate  
  in any relevant area with at least a pass from an  
  institution recognized by the University Senate  
     
Diploma in Building Be a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate 6 semesters
Construction of C- (C Minus) with at least D+ in Mathematics  
Diploma in Quantity Survey & Physics/Physical Science  
   
       

 

Diploma in Architecture Be a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate 6 semesters
  of C- (C Minus) with at least D+ in Mathematics  
  & Physics/Physical Science  
     
Diploma in Civil Engineering Be a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate 6 semesters
  of C- (C Minus) with at least D+ Mathematics &  
  Physics/Physical Science  
     
CERTIFICATE COURSES    
     
Certificate in Electrical & Be a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate 4 semesters
Electronics Engineering of D+ (Plus) with at least D Mathematics &  
Certificate in Automotive Physics/Physical Science  
Engineering    
     
Certificate in Architectural Be a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate 4 semesters
Studies of D+ (Plus) with at least D Mathematics &  
Certificate in Building Physics/Physical Science  
Construction    
     
SHORT COURSES    
     
Certificate  in  Computer  Aided KCSE Results 4 weeks
Architectural Design (CAAD)    
     
Proficiency Course in Plumbing KCSE Results 6 weeks
and Tile work    
     
DEPARTMENT OF HOSPITALITY AND TEXTILE TECHNOLOGY  
   
UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES  
BSc in Fashion Design and Mean  grade  of  C+  (Plus)    C  (plain)  in  art 8 Semesters – fulltime
Textile Technology design/homescienceoronescience 12 Semesters –parttime
  subject(Chemistry, Biology and Physics /one art  
  subject (Geography , History)  
  OR  
  Pass in Diploma in fashion design or its equivalent  
  with minimum C- at KCSE.  
     
BSc Hospitality Management Mean grade of C+ (Plus 8 Semesters
  OR  
  Diploma  in  Food  &  Beverage  /  Hospitality  
  management or its equivalent with minimum C- at  
  KCSE.  
     
     

 

DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

 

· Diploma in Fashion Design & Be a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate 6 Semesters
Textile Technology of C- (C Minus) with at least D+ in    
· Diploma in Hospitality English/Kiswahili    
Management OR    
· Diploma in Food & Beverage KCSE mean grade D+ (D Plus) and a certificate    
Management in any relevant area with at least a pass from an    
  institution recognized by the University Senate    
       
CERTIFICATE COURSES      
Certificate in Food and Be a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate 4 Semesters
Beverage production Services of D+ (Plus)    
and Sales      
       
Certificate in Fashion Design & Be a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate 4 Semesters
Textile Technology of D+ (Plus)    
       
SHORT COURSES      
Apparel accessories Be a holder of KCPE or KCSE certificate 4 Weeks
Interior design and fabric OR    
decoration Those practicing in fashion industry    
  OR    
  Be a holder of any qualification recognized by the    
  School  of  Hospitality  &Textile  Technology  as    
  equivalent to any of the above    
       
Waiters’ proficiency Be a holder of KCPE or KCSE certificate 3 Weeks
Basic cookery OR    
  Those practicing in food industry    
  OR    
  Be a holder of any qualification recognized by the    
  School  of  Hospitality & Textile Technology as    
  equivalent to any of the above