Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology in Kenya

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology(Biotechnology)
  • Major Subject: Biotechnology
  • Course Category: Degree Courses

Institutions Offering Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology

  •  Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi  
    Course requirements

    (i) Must have passed Biology or Biological Sciences in the K.C.S.E. at a minimum grade of C+. In addition, a student must have passed in any two subjects from the following alternatives:

    Alternative A

    Chemistry C-
    Physics C-
    Mathematics C-

    Alternative B

    Physical Science C-
    Mathematics C-
    Geography/Agriculture C- OR


    (ii) Have a minimum of 2 principal passes in science subjects in Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE), one of which must be Biology OR

    (iii) Have a diploma in relevant subjects with at least a credit pass from an Institution recognized by the University Senate.OR

    (iv) Have a Higher National Diploma with a credit pass in a Biotechnology related subject from an Institution recognized by the University senate.OR

    (v) Have any other qualifications accepted by the University senate.


    Course duration: 4 years
  •  Kenyatta University , Nairobi  
    To qualify for this program, applicants must hold any of the qualifications below:

    (a) Applicants must have passed with a minimum of C+ in the overall average
    aggregate and attained the grades in the following subjects:

    (i) Alternative A:

    Biology B-

    Chemistry B-

    Mathematics/Physics C+

    (ii) Alternative B:

    Biological Sciences B

    Physical Sciences B

    Mathematics C+ OR


    (b) Mean grade of C- (minus) at KCSE and progressed from certificate to Diploma at
    Kenyatta University or any other recognized/accredited Institutions.


    Course duration: 4 years
  •  Mount Kenya University, Thika  
    Duration: 8 semesters

    Tuition fees: Kshs. 54,550 Per Semester

    Minimum entry requirements:
    -KCSE mean grade C+ (plus) and grade C+ (plus) in Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics and/or Physics
    Or
    -Diploma in relevant disciplines from an Institution of Higher Learning recognized by the Mount Kenya University senate.
  •  Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kakamega  
    Duration: 4 years

    Tuition fees: 62,500/= per semester

    Minimum entry requirements:
    - Mean grade of a C+(plus) at KCSE and a C+ in Biology or Biological Sciences and C (plain) in Mathematics, Or 2 Principal passes at A-level, one of which must be in Biology, Or Diploma in relevant area of study.
  •  University of Eastern Africa, Baraton, Eldoret  
    Duration: Four(4) Years
  •  Pwani University, Kilifi  




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