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 Food Science and Technology

PROGRAMMES OFFERED
MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
DURATION
Bachelor of Philosophy in Food Science and Technology
  • Higher National Diploma in Technology (Food Science and Technology)
4 semesters
Bachelor of Technology in Food Science and Technology
  • C + Mean grade (in addition, C+ in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, or TU-K Diploma in Technology (Food Science and Technology)
8 semesters
Diploma in Technology in Food Science and Technology
  • KCSE mean grade C- (Minus) With C- in cluster subjects.
6 semesters (evening)
Certificate of Technology Food Science and Technology
  • KCSE D+ (Plus), those working in various ministries & NGO’s on environmental related matters
2 semesters (evening)

Career OPPORTUNITIES

The multidisciplinary nature of the programmes offered in the department prepares our graduates for employment opportunities in food and allied industries as technicians, technologists, supervisors, lecturers and researchers in educational and research institutions. Also, in sales and executive positions in food and food-related industries. They can also be agribusiness entrepreneurs. Food Science and Technology graduates can advance careers in health-related careers.

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