Programmes Offered

KIRINYAGA UNIVERSITY PROGRAMMES

 

    

SCHOOL OF PURE AND APPLIED SCIENCES

Name of the Programme

Entry Requirements

Programme

Duration

POST GRADUATE PROGRAMMES

Msc. Statistics

Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree with at least Upper

Second Class honors in statistics as a major subject or its equivalent from an institution recognized by the University Senate.

OR

Lower Second Class honors with two (2) years relevant

experience in a relevant field.

2 Years

Msc. in Information Science

Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree with at least Upper

Second Class honors in relevant discipline or its equivalent from an institution recognized by the University Senate. OR

Lower Second Class honors with two (2) years relevant

experience in a relevant field.

2 Years

MSc. Applied Mathematics

Must hold a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics, or a

closely related subject, with substantial applied mathematics content with at least Upper second class honours from a recognized university

OR

Lower Second Class honors with two (2) years relevant

experience in a relevant field.

2 Years

MSc. Pure Mathematics

Must hold a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics, or a

closely related subject, with substantial pure mathematics content with at least Upper second class honours from a recognized university.

OR

Lower Second Class honors with two (2) years relevant

experience in a relevant field.

    2 Years

 

 

UNDERGRADUATE  PROGRAMMES

•       BSc in Information Technology

•       Bachelor of Business Information Technology

•       BSc. in Computer Science

•       BSc. in Information Science

•       BSc. in Software Engineering

Be a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C+(plus)

with a minimum of C in both Mathematics and English.

OR

Mean Grade of C (Plain) at KCSE with a Diploma certificate in a relevant discipline from an institution recognized by the University Senate

 

 

 

8 Semesters

·         BSc. in Statistics

Be a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C+ (plus)

with at least C+(plus) in English and B- in Mathematics.

OR

Diploma in applied Sciences in which there has been a

substantive mathematics content, with at least a credit pass in relevant subjects from an institution recognized by the University Senate.

8 Semesters

BSc.in Mathematics and

Computer Science

Be a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C+(plus)

with at least C+(plus) in Mathematics. In addition, applicants must have grade C-(minus) in both Chemistry and Physics.

8 Semesters

BSc. in Actuarial Science

Be a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C+(plus)

with at least C+(plus) in English and Mathematics

OR

A mean grade of KCSE C (Plain) with C (plain) in Mathematics and a Diploma or equivalent in relevant discipline with at least a credit pass from an institution recognized by the University Senate.

8 Semesters

BSc. in Computer Systems

Engineering

Be a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C+(plus)

with at least C+(plus) in Mathematics, English and Physics/ Physical Science.

 

BSc. General

Candidates must have passed with KCSE mean grade of C Plus

(C+) or its equivalent and either a C+ in any two of the following subjects; Biology/Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics or Computer Science, depending on the preferred combinations.

8 Semesters

BSc. in Analytical Chemistry

Be a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C+(plus) with at least C+(plus) or its equivalent and either a C+ in any three of the following subjects; Biology/Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics or Geography.

8 Semesters

BSc. in Applied Statistics

KCSE mean grade of C Plus (C+) and at least C Plus (C+) in

English and Mathematics

8 Semesters

BSc.in Financial Engineering

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade

of C Plus (C+) and at least C+ in both English and Mathematics

8 Semesters

 

 

DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

Diploma in Information

Technology

Diploma in Business Information

Technology

Diploma in Information Science

Be a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C-

(Minus) with at least D+(plus) in English/Kiswahili and

Mathematics

OR

KCSE mean grade D+ (Plus) and a certificate in any relevant area with at a pass from an institution recognized by the University Senate.

 

 

 

 

 

6 Semesters

CERTIFICATE  PROGRAMMES

Certificate in Information

Technology

Certificate in Business Information Technology Certificate in Information Science

Be a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of D+ (Plus)

with at least D (plain) in English/Kiswahili and Mathematics

 

 

4 Semesters

 

 

 

 

 

SHORT COURSES

Proficiency Certificate in

Computer Applications. Certificate in data & Information Security.

Certificate in Computer

Networking.

CISCO IT  Essentials.

Be a holder ofKCSE/KCE Certificate

OR

An equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by university senate

8 weeks-

fulltime

12 weeks - part time

Proficiency certificate in data

analysis

Be a holder of KCSE Certificate

10 Days