Academic Programmes - Department of Health System Management and Public Health
Diploma in Technology in Health Records and Information Technology
KCSE Mean Grade C- (minus) with D+(plus) in Maths A/B.
Bachelor in Technology in Community Health and Wellness
KCSE Mean Grade C+(plus) with C+ (plus) in Biology, Chemistry, Maths /Physics and English/Kiswahili or
3-year Diploma of Technology in Community and Public Health together with KCSE Mean Grade C- (minus)
11 Semesters (integrated programme)
6 Semesters (part time)
Diploma in Community and Public Health
KCSE Mean Grade C (plain) with C- (minus) in Biology, Chemistry, Maths/Physics and English/Kiswahili
Diploma in Community Health Wellness
KCSE Mean grade C Plain with C- (minus) in Biology, Chemistry, Maths/Physics and English/Kiswahili
B-Tech in Community and Public Health
KCSE C+ with C+ (plus) in Biology, Chemistry, Maths/Physics and English/Kiswahili
Masters of Public Health
At least a Second Class (Upper Division) Honours degree from a recognized university or Second Class (Lower Division) Honours degree in the relevant disciplines with a Postgraduate certificate and 2 years of relevant work experience
PhD in Public Health
A holder of Bachelor’s degree in relevant field; Master’s degree in the relevant field; A holder of TU-K Postgraduate Certificate in Research Methods
Career Prospects Graduates of Community and Public Health, fixed exciting opportunities in both public and private sectors in local Health Educators. Other find work in university systems as researchers. Others find careers in non-profit organisations in areas such health advocacy, policy, or research for organisations such as the Red Cross, or a local non-profit that focuses on specific health issues. Students will also have an opportunity to work with the Ministry of Health, Community Health Officers, Non-governmental organisation as well as support national and grassroots health organisation. Students can also pursue academic career advancement such as in Masters of Public Health and PhD in Public Health.
Academic Programmes - Department of Biomedical Sciences and Technology
PhD In Biomedical Science: Options in • Medical microbiology • Medical Immunology • Medical Parasitology • Clinical Hematology& Blood Transfusion Science • Clinical Chemistry • Clinical Histocytopathology
A holder of Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
A holder of a master’s degree in the relevant field
Master of Science in Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) In: • Medical microbiology option • Medical Immunology Option • Medical Parasitology Option • Clinical Hematology& Blood Transfusion Science Option • Clinical Chemistry Option • Clinical Histocytopathology option
A holder of at least a Second Class (Upper Division) honors, Bachelor’s degree of TU-K (E.g Bachelor of Science in medical Laboratory Science, Bachelor of Philosophy in Medical Laboratory Technology) or equivalent from another university recognized by the Senate.
A holder of a Second Class (Lower Division) honors Bachelor’s degree of TU-K, or equivalent from another university recognized by Senate with at least two (2) years of relevant experience.
A holder of a Pass Bachelor’s degree and postgraduate diploma or equivalent from TU-K or another university recognized by Senate;
Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences
KCSE Mean C+ with C+ English, Kiswahili, Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics
Bachelor of Technology in Medical Laboratory Sciences
A holder of Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences of TUK or Equivalent qualifications.
Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences
KCSE Mean C with C in English or Kiswahili, Biology or Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics.
CAREER PROSPECTS Our graduates find careers in Hospitals and medical centers, Research institutions, Health facilities, Institutions of higher learning, Community based organizations and as entrepreneurs.
Academic Programmes - Department of Human Nutrition and Dietetics
Masters of Science in Community Nutrition
A holder of at least a Second Class (Upper Division) honours, Bachelor’s degree of TU-K; or equivalent from another university recognized by the Senate. A holder of a Second Class (Lower Division) honours Bachelor’s degree of TU-K, or equivalent from another university recognized by Senate with at least two (2) years of relevant experience.
4 semesters/ 8 Terms
Bachelor of Technology in Nutrition and Dietetics
3- year Diploma in Technology in Nutrition and Dietetics together with KCSE mean Grade C (Plain)
8 semesters/ 11 Terms
Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics
KCSE Mean Grade C+ plus) with C+ in Biology, Chemistry, Maths/Physics, Geography/Agriculture/ Home Science and English/Kiswahili
10 Semesters/ 14 Terms
Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics
KCSE of C- (C Minus) with D+(plus) in Biology, Chemistry, Maths/Physics, Geography/Agriculture/ Home Science and English/Kiswahili Or Certificate with KCSE D+ in a related course
8 semesters/ 11 Terms
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Achievement – All the Programmes in Human Nutrition and Dietetics were accredited by Kenya Nutrition and Dietetics Institute.
Nutrition and Dietetics students have a wide range of carrier opportunities. The course prepares them for work in hospitals as clinical dieticians; in community settings where they can work with NGOs like Food and Agriculture organization of the United Nations (FAO), UNICEF, Concern Worldwide, Save the Children, AMREF, RED Cross among others; government ministries of agriculture and Health; Consultants; lecturers in TVET institutions; food industries as nutritionists, food service industry as food service nutritionists; research institutions like KEMRI
Academic Programmes - Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technology
Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology
KCSE Mean Grade: C (Plain) with C (Plain) in the following subjects: English or Kiswahili, Mathematics or Physics, Chemistry or Physical Science, Biology or Biological Science.