School of Biological and Life Sciences - The Technical University of Kenya

Faculty of Applied Sciences and Technology

School of Biological and Life Sciences
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List of programmes - Department of Applied and Technical Biology

PROGRAMMES OFFERED
MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
DURATION
Bachelor of Technology in Applied Biology (Industrial & Bio-production • Biological Laboratory options)
  • C+ mean grade, and a C in mathematics, Biology, and chemistry, or a TU-K Diploma in Technology in Applied Biology
8 semesters
Bachelor of Technology in Science Laboratory Technology (Biological, Chemical or Physical option)
  • C+ mean grade, and C+ in Biology, physics, and chemistry, or a TU-K Diploma in technology in Applied Biology or Dip. Tech in SLT.
8 semesters
Bachelor of Philosophy in Technology (Applied Biology) [Evening] or [Vacation/ELEARNING]
  • Higher National Diploma
4 semesters
Diploma in technology in Applied Biology (Evening or Vacation/ Online)
  • KCSE C- (Minus) with C- in cluster subjects
6 semesters (evening)
Diploma in technology in Science Laboratory Technology (Industrial option & Biological option) – Vacation or Evening
  • KCSE C- (Minus) with C- in cluster subjects
6 semesters (evening)
Diploma in technology in: Industrial and Applied Biology • Biotechnology
  • KCSE C- (Minus) with C- in cluster subjects
6 semesters (evening)
Certificate in Science Laboratory Technology (SLT) Evening
  • KCSE D+ (Plus) , those working in various ministries & NGO’s on environmental related matters
2 semesters (evening)

Career OPPORTUNITIES
Biology has many branches of the life sciences including botany, ecology, forestry, genetics, immunology, marine biology, pharmacology, and zoology. Pursuing a career in biology therefore can be exciting and rewarding. Biologists have careers in pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or applied and medical research. Our graduates find employment as research officers, teachers, lecturers, and laboratory managers in both governmental and non-governmental organisations.

 

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