Programmes

PROGRAMMES /ENTRY REQUIREMENTS/ADMISSION CYCLES

INSTITUTE OF FOOD BIORESOURCES TECHNOLOGY
PhD Science in Food Science and Technology A holder of a Master of Science degree in Food Science and Technology of DeKUT or from any other recognized institution

A holder of a Master of Science degree in any field relevant to Food Science and Technology (including but not limited to: Life Sciences, Nutrition and Dietetics, and Agro-processing), from another institution recognized by the DeKUT senate.

Full time/Part time

3 years

Main campus

Master of Science in Food Science and Technology Be a holder of Bachelor of Science Degree in Food Science and Technology with at least a Second Class Honours (Upper Division) from DeKUT or any other institution recognized by DeKUT Senate. 

OR

Be a holder of a Bachelor of Science Degree with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) in a related field, which is recognized by DeKUT Senate as an adequate pre-requisite for M.Sc. in Food Science and Technology

Full time/Part time 

2 years

 

Main Campus

Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Technology KCSE Aggregate Grade of C+ ( plus) with at least C+(plus) in Biology or C+(plus) in Biological Sciences, C+(plus) in Chemistry and Physics or C+(plus) in Physical Sciences and C+ (plus) in Mathematics Full time 

4 years

Main Campus

Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics KCSE Aggregate Grade of C+ ( plus) with at least C+(plus) in Biology or C+(plus) in Biological Sciences, C+(plus) in Chemistry and Physics or C+(plus) in Physical Sciences and C+ (plus) in Mathematics Full time 

4 years

Main Campus

Diploma in Food Science and Technology KCSE Aggregate Grade of C (plain) with at least C- (minus) in Mathematics, Biology/ Biological Sciences and Chemistry/Physical Science. 

OR

KCE Division III or equivalent with at least five Credit Passes, three of which must be in either Physical Science/Chemistry, Biology/ Biological Sciences and Mathematics and one in English.
OR

KCSE/KCE. applicants or their equivalent who do not qualify in the above categories, but have a Certificate in Food Science & Technology or related disciplines from Institutions recognized by DeKUT Senate.

Full time 

2 years

(Six Stages)

 

Main Campus

Diploma in Coffee Technology and Cupping Certificate holders of Coffee Technology and Quality Management from recognized institutions by DeKUT Senate. Full time 

1 year

Main Campus

Certificate in Coffee Technology and Quality Management KCSE Aggregate Grade of C- (minus) with at least D (plain) in Biology/ Biological Sciences, Chemistry/Physical Science, Mathematics. 

OR

Applicants with D+ (plus) with relevant training or experience in the coffee industry may be considered subject to approval by DeKUT Senate.

Full time 

 

6 months

Main Campus