List of Courses offered at Technical University of Kenya

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Technical University of Kenya (TUK) offers certificate, diploma, degree and masters courses as listed below

CERTIFICATE COURSES

  • Advanced Certificate in Business Administration
  • Certificate in Business Information Technology
  • Advanced Certificate in Computer Technology
  • Advanced Certificate in Computer Hardware & Network Support
  • Advanced Certificate in Software Development
  • Certificate in Computer Engineering
  • Certificate in Computer Technology
  • Certificate in System Technical Support
  • Advanced Certificate in Information Technology
  • Certificate in Information Technology
  • Certificate in Civil Engineering Certificate in Fire Engineering
  • Certificate in Electrical Installation Technician
  • Certificate in Electronics Technician Electrical Installation Electrician Craft
  • Certificate in Applied Electronics
  • Certificate in Computer Servicing and Maintenance (CSM) Technician
  • Certificate in Technology Options:
  • Certificate in Architectural Draughtsmanship
  • Certificate in Science Laboratory Technology (SLT) Distance Mode
  • Certificate in Food Technology
  • Certificate in Environmental Studies
  • Certificate in Environmental Studies
  • Certificate in Science Laboratory Technology (Vacation)
  • Certificate in Science Laboratory Technology (Evening)
  • Short courses during vacations April, August, December
  • Certificate in Nutrition and Dietetic
  • Certificate in Health Records & Information Technology
  • Certificate in Library Studies
  • Certificate in Archives and Records Management
  • Certificate in Counselling Psychology
  • Certificate In Disaster Management

DIPLOMA COURSES

  • Diploma in Information System
  • Diploma in Communication & Computer Networks
  • Diploma Technology in Computer Technology
  • Diploma Technology in Computer Engineering
  • Diploma in Civil Engineering Diploma in Technology in Civil Engineering
  • Diploma in Water Engineering Certificate in AutoCAD
  • Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Diploma in Telecommunication Systems Technician
  • Diploma in Technology (Survey Technology)
  • Diploma in Technology (Geo-information Technology)
  • Diploma in Technology (Chemical and Process Engineering)
  • Diploma in Technology in Aeronautical and Aviation Engineering Options:
  • Diploma in Technology in Mechanical Engineering options
  • Diploma in Technology in Mechatronic Engineering
  • Diploma in Technology in Architecture
  • Diploma in Quantity Surveying
  • Diploma in Quantity Construction Management
  • Diploma in Technology (Urban and Regional Planning)
  • Diploma in Technology (Technical and Applied Physics)
  • Diploma in Technology in Food science
  • Diploma in Technology: Environmental Resource Management
  • Diploma Geological science
  • Diploma in Technology in Atmospheric science
  • Diploma Geological science
  • Diploma in Technology in Atmospheric science
  • Diploma in Technology in Applied Chemistry (Analytical Chemistry)
  • Diploma in Technology in Applied Chemistry (Industrial Chemistry)
  • Diploma in Technology in Applied Chemistry (Analytical Chemistry)
  • Higher Diploma in QC, TQM, QMS
  • Diploma in Technology in Industrial & Applied Biology
  • Diploma in Science Laboratory Technology
  • Diploma in Technology in Industrial and Applied Biology (Vacation)
  • Diploma in Science Laboratory Technology (Evening)
  • Diploma in Science Laboratory Technology (Vacation)
  • Diploma in Science Laboratory Technology (Evening)
  • Diploma in Technology (Biotechnology)
  • Diploma in Technology in Biochemistry
  • Diploma in Technology: Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
  • Diploma in Technology in Applied Statistics
  • Diploma in Technology in Actuarial Science
  • Diploma in Technology: Health Records & Information Technology
  • Diploma in Technology: Community and Public Health
  • Diploma in Technology: Health Records & Information Technology
  • Diploma in Technology in Library and Information Science
  • Diploma In Technology in Archives and Records Management
  • Diploma in Technology in Disaster Management
  • Diploma in International Relations and Diplomacy
  • Diploma in Social Work and Community Development
  • Diploma in Technology in Hotel and Restaurant Management
  • Diploma in Tourism and Travel Management
  • Diploma in Event Management
  • Diploma in Accountancy
  • Diploma in SecretarialStudies
  • Diploma in Management
  • Diploma in Banking
  • Diploma in Supplies Management
  • ABE Diploma in Business Management
  • ABEAdvanced Diploma in Business Management
  • ABE Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • Diploma in Business Studies
  • Diploma in Legal Studies
  • Diploma in Business Information Technology
  • Diploma in Technology (Design)
  • Diploma in Graphic Design and Communication
  • Diploma in Clothing Technology
  • Diploma in Fashion Design and Garment Making
  • Diploma in Technology (Journalism and Public Relations)
  • Diploma in Music
  • Diploma in Printing and Packaging
  • Diploma in Printing Technology
  • Higher Diploma in Printing Technology

TUK BACHELORS DEGREE COURSES

  • Bachelor of Technology in Information Technology

SCHOOL OF POST GRADUATE STUDIES

Academic Programmes

The following postgraduate programmes are currently running:

School of Mechanical and Process Engineering:

  • Master of Technology in Mechanical Engineering Technology.

Master of Technology in Mechanical Engineering Technology is a five (5) semester full-time evening or regular programme by coursework, examination and industry-based research and thesis. The students proceed for industrial attachment in the third semester of their first academic year of study. Tuition and statutory fees are as in the Master’s fees structure, with additional fees charged for the extra semester.

School of Mathematics and Actuarial Science:

Master of Science in the following:

  • Applied Statistics.
  • Mathematical Statistics.
  • Mathematics (Pure and Applied Mathematics).

The Masters’ programmes of the School of Mathematics and Actuarial Science are five (5) semester full-time evening or regular programmes by coursework, examination and thesis. Students can opt to graduate with a Postgraduate Diploma certificate at the end of the first academic year of study instead of continuing with research and thesis preparation in the second year. Tuition and statutory fees are as in the Master’s fees structure, with additional fees charged for the extra semester.

School of Physical Sciences and Technology:

  • Master of Technology in Environmental Resource Management.

The Master of Technology in Environmental Resource Management is a five (5) semester full-time evening or regular programme by coursework, examination and industry/case study-based research and thesis. The students proceed for industrial attachment in the third semester of their first academic year of study. Tuition and statutory fees are as in the Master’s fees structure, with additional fees charged for the extra semester.

School of Biological and Life Sciences:

  • Master of Technology in Applied Parasitology.
  • Master of Philosophy in Applied Parasitology.
  • Master of Science in Applied Parasitology.
  • Master of Science in Forensic Biochemistry.

The Masters’ programmes of the School of Biological and Life Sciences are five (5) semester full-time evening or regular programmes by coursework, examination and dissertation/thesis. Students can opt to graduate with a Postgraduate Diploma certificate at the end of the first academic year of study instead of continuing with research and dissertation preparation in the second year. The students proceed for industrial attachment in a research institution in the third semester of their first academic year of study. Tuition and statutory fees are as in the Master’s fees structure, with additional fees charged for the extra semester.

School of Information and Communication Studies:

Master of Science in Applied Linguistics.

Master of Science in Information and Knowledge Management

The Master of Science in Applied Linguistics and  Master of Science in Information and Knowledge Management programmes are four (4) semester full-time evening or regular programmes by coursework, examination and dissertation. Tuition and statutory fees are as in the Master’s fees structure.

School of Business and Management Studies:

Master of Arts in Entrepreneurship.

Master of Business Administration.

The Master of Arts in Entrepreneurship and Master of Business Administration programmes are four (4) semester full-time evening or regular programmes by coursework, examination and dissertation. Tuition and statutory fees are as in the Master’s fees structure.

School of Social and Development Studies:

  • Master of Science in International Relations.

The Master of Science in International Relations programme is a four (4) semester full-time evening or regular programme by coursework, examination and dissertation. Students can opt to graduate with a Postgraduate Diploma certificate at the end of the first academic year of study instead of continuing with research and dissertation preparation in the second year. Tuition and statutory fees are as in the Master’s fees structure.

School of Creative Arts and Technologies:

  • Master of Music in Music Education
  • Master of Music in African Music Studies
  • Master of Musical Arts in Composition
  • Master of Musical Arts in Performance

Technical University of Kenya (TUK) is one of the best universities in Nairobi. Some of the best courses offered at this institution include GIS and remote sensing, mechanical engineering, electrical and electronic engineering, applied statistics, disaster management and hotel management.

To be frank,this university produces the best mechanical and electrical engineers. Graduates from this university who possess diploma in the two courses often beat even masters degree holders from other universities when it comes to performance at work. Most employers prefer TUK graduates to degree holders from other universities due to competency.

Another course that has gained prominence in the job market is GIS and Remote Sensing. Diploma holders from this university often find it easy to secure jobs at top NGOs and government institutions.

Joining Technical University of Kenya is not a gamble for any individual, it’s a sure way of building a successful career through quality training.

4 COMMENTS

  1. I would like my daughter to join Technical university of Nairobi to Pursue a diploma in Event management and Design

    Can you email to me the requirements,duration and fee per semester, kindly confirm if She is to be housed within the Institution

  2. Hi, am interested in Diploma in Graphic Design and Communication and was wondering if you have evening classes for the same and the duration of the course.

  3. Hello I would like to apply for a certificate course in information technology and I had a grade D+. Iam really likely to get a chance? I did my KCSE in 2019. Please may you send me a feedback on this.