Colleges and Universities Offering Master of Science in Physics in Kenya

  • Course Name: Master of Science in Physics(Physics)
  • Major Subject: Physics
  • Course Category: Masters Courses

Institutions Offering Master of Science in Physics

  •  University of Nairobi, Nairobi  
    Admission Requirements:
    1) Holders of Bachelors degree in Physics or a related subject at upper second class honors and above from the University of Nairobi or other institutions recognized by the University Senate OR a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.00 on a scale of 4.00.
    2) Holders of Bachelors degree in Physics or a related subject at lower second class honors from the University of Nairobi or other institutions recognized by the University Senate OR a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.50 on a scale of 4.00., with two years relevant post-qualification experience and evidence of research capability either through paper presentations or peer reviewed publications.
    3) Holders of a Bachelors degree in Physics or a related subject at pass degree and a postgraduate diploma from the University of Nairobi or other institutions recognized by The University Senate
    4. Further, evidence of adequate coverage and understanding of the following courses at undergraduate level will be required: Mathematical Physics, Quantum Mechanics, Electromagnetism and Classical Mechanics.
    5. In addition to producing evidence of eligibility for registration, candidates for the Masters degree may be required to appear for interviews or entry examinations by the School of Physical Sciences, to determine their suitability for registration.
    6. In addition to meeting the above admission requirements, applicants must have met the minimum admission qualifications for undergraduate programmes. i.e.
    a) C+ (plus) for Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) or its equivalent as determined by the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC).
    b) C (plain) plus KNEC diploma or its equivalent
    7. Furthermore to producing evidence of eligibility for registration, candidates for the Masters degree may be required to appear for interviews or entry examinations by the School/Department to determine their suitability for registration.
  •  University of Eldoret, Eldoret  
    Options
    1. Theoretical Physics,
    2. Electronics,
    3. Materials Science,
    4. Renewable Energy (Photovoltaic and wind)

    Minimum entry requirements:
    i. Upper Second Class honours degree and above of UoE or other recognized University in relevant discipline.
    OR
    ii. Lower Second Class Honours degree of UoE or other recognized University and two years work experience.
  •  Maasai Mara University, Narok  
    Minimum entry requirements:
    -Bachelors degree with First Class Honours or Second Class Honors (Upper Division) in relevant disciplines, from Universities recognized by the University Senate OR
    - Bachelors degree with a Second Class Honors (Lower Division) in relevant disciplines, from Universities recognized by the University Senate, with at least two (2) years post qualification of work experience.
  •  University of Embu, Embu  
    MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
    Bachelor of Science degree in a relevant field with at least Upper Second Class honours or equivalent from a recognized University; OR,
    Bachelors degree as in 1 above with a Lower Second Class Honours or equivalent plus at least two years relevant work/ research experience
  •  Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi  
    Admission requirements

    Bachelor’s degree with at least 2nd class Honours Upper Division OR Other qualifications recognized by JKUAT Senate.


    Course duration: 2 years
  •  Kisii University, Kisii.  
    Options: Renewable Energy
  •  Pwani University, Kilifi  
  •  South Eastern Kenya University, Kitui  
  •  Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kakamega  




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