Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry in Kenya

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

Institutions Offering Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry

  •  Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi  
    Admission shall be granted to holders of any of the qualifications below:

    (i) Must have passed Biology or Biological Sciences and chemistry in KCSE at a minimum grade of C+. In addition a student must have passed either maths or physics / Physical Science.OR

    (ii) Minimum of 2 principal passes in science subjects in Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE) OR

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

    (iv) Have a diploma in Applied Sciences with at least a credit pass in relevant science subjects from an Institution recognized by the University Senate


    Course duration: 4 years
  •  Kenyatta University , Nairobi  
    Admission requirements

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

    Alternative A:

    (i) Biology B-

    (ii) Chemistry B-

    (iii) Mathematics/Physics C+

    Alternative B:

    (i) Biological Sciences B

    (ii) Physical Sciences B

    (iii) Mathematics C+


    (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
  •  University of Embu, Embu  
    MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
    Mean Grade C+ at K.C.S.E and a minimum grade of C (Plain) in Biology and Chemistry; OR,
    KACE or equivalent with at least two principal passes in any two subjects plus a credit pass in Biology and Chemistry at KCE; OR,
    KCSE mean grade C (plain) plus a Diploma in Biological Sciences with a credit or its equivalent from an institution recognized by the senate plus a C(Plain) in Mathematics and English; OR,
    Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry from an institution recognized by Senate, plus C+ (plus) at KCSE or credit pass in Chemistry or Biology at KCE;
  •  Karatina University, Karatina  
    Admission Requirements:

    Minimum mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE with a B- in Chemistry or Physical Sciences, Biology or Biological Sciences C+, Mathematics C+, and C in Physics or Geography OR “A” level with 2 Principal passes in Chemistry & Biology, Subsidiary in Mathematics with C Plain in Physics at “O” Level OR KNEC Diploma in Sciences /Applied Sciences or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  •  University of Eldoret, Eldoret  
    Minimum entry requirements:
    i. A minimum mean grade of C+ at KCSE with B- in Chemistry, Biology (C+), Mathematics (C+) C (Plain) in any group IV subjects OR
    ii. “A” level with 2 principal passes in Chemistry and Biology. Subs in Mathematics with C (Plain) in Physics at “O” level OR
    iii. A diploma or higher diploma in Science/Applied or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  •  University of Kabianga, Kericho  
    Minimum entry requirements:
    1. KCSE Mean grade of C+ (plus) with B- (minus) in Chemistry, C+ (plus) Biology, Mathematics and C (plain) in Physics or Geography, OR
    2. “A” level with 2 principal passes in chemistry and biology subsidiary in Mathematics with C (plain) in physics at “O” level, OR
    3. KNEC Diploma in Science/Applies Science or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  •  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.
  •  Rongo University, Rongo  
    Duration: 8 semesters

    Tuition fees: 46,750/= per semester

    Minimum entry requirements:
    - KCSE mean C+ with C+ in Chemistry and Biology Subjects or
    - Relevant Diploma with Credit
  •  Laikipia University, Nyahururu  
    Minimum entry requirements:
    - An aggregate KCSE grade of C+ (PLUS) or a relevant Diploma from a recognized institution.
  •  Moi University, Eldoret  
  •  University of Nairobi, Nairobi  
  •  Pwani University, Kilifi  




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