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 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  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 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
    -Diploma in relevant disciplines from an Institution of Higher Learning recognized by the Mount Kenya University senate.
  • Meru University of Science and Technology Meru University of Science and Technology, Meru  
    Course entry requirements:
    -K.C.S.E minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) with C (plain) in Mathematics and C+ (plus) in any two of the following: Chemistry, Biology/Biological Sciences
    -Diploma in a relevant subject with a Credit Pass from K.N.E.C or its equivalent.

    Course duration: 8 semesters

    Mode of study: Full time
  • Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology 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.
  • Kisii University Kisii University, Kisii.  
    Course entry requirements:
    Mean grade of C+ with C+ in biology, chemistry, physics/Mathematics and C plain in English or Kiswahili

    Course duration: 4 years

    Mode of study:
    Part time
    Full time
  • University of Eastern Africa, Baraton University of Eastern Africa, Baraton, Eldoret  
    Duration: Four(4) Years
  • Pwani University Pwani University, Kilifi  

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