WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$1,635 /year
Applications Begin:July 2020
Final Award:Bachelor of Science in Analytical Chemistry
Start Date:September 2020
Academic Unit:School of Physical Sciences
Campus:Main Campus
Application Deadline:
Programme Overview

The Department of Chemistry provides a high level, quality learning experience for all of its undergraduate students in both the theoretical and practical aspects of Chemistry.
There are a number of undergraduate courses in Chemistry leading to the following qualifications
1).BSc. Analytical Chemistry
2).BSc. Industrial Chemistry
3).BSc. Chemistry

Admission Requirements

No student shall be registered for the degree of Bachelor of Science in analytical chemistry without satisfying the minimum university entry requirements.
The general regulations for all Bachelor Degrees in the School of Physical Sciences shall apply.
The following shall be eligible for registration for the Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry
A candidate must have passed chemistry or physical science in K.C.S.E. with a minimum grade of C+.  In addition, a student must have passed with a C- in  two subjects from the following two alternatives
– Mathematics, physics
– Mathematics, physical science
a). Have a minimum of 2 principals passes 1 in science subjects in the Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE),
b).Have a diploma in relevant subjects and with at least a credit pass from an Institution recognized by the University Senate,
c). Have a diploma in Applied Sciences with at least a credit pass in the relevant subjects from an Institution recognized by the University Senate,
Have any other qualifications accepted by the University Senate as equivalent to the qualifications above.
Students who hold any of the qualifications a, b and c above may at the discretion of the Faculty of Science be admitted directly to the second year of the course in which case they may complete their course in a minimum of three years and a maximum of five academic years.

Application Process
Application Fees for Kenyan and East Africa Community Students: $14
Application Fees for International Students: $45

How to Apply
Application Requirements for qualified students:
– A dully filled registration form – to be obtained from the offices/website upon payment of non-refundable fee.
– Two passport size photos.
– Copies of relevant certificates

Application Procedure
Applications for the courses are on official application forms.
1. click to download JKUAT IT Department application form. or obtain a hand-copy from the office.
2. Pay a non-refundable application fee as follows:
– Certificates: Kshs500
– Diplomas: 1000
– Degrees: Kshs1,500
– Masters: 1,500

Bank Account Numbers:
– Standard Chartered Bank Account number 0108023434900
– Barclays Bank Account Number 0775001216
– Co-operative Bank of Kenya Account Number 01129098952900
– National Bank Account Number 0100359580600
– Equity Bank Account Number 0090291251426

3. Proceed on with filling the application form, ensuring all mandatory fields are filled, attach photocopies of required certificates and submit when done.
– You will be required to present certified copies of the relevant certificates, Result slips, National Identity Card, Birth Certificate for verifications when reporting.
– IT Department will call or send an SMS to request successful candidates to pick An official admission letter.
Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for this programme include:
– Analytical Chemist.
– Field Chemist.
– Pharmaceutical Chemist.
– Environmental Chemist.
– Organic Chemistry Professor.

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Tuition Fees for Kenyan and East Africa Community Students: $1,635
Tuition Fees for International Students: $1,962

Tuition Fees for Kenyan Students = Kshs180,000
Tuition Fees for International Students = Kshs216,000
**EAC (East African Community) Students pay the same amount as Kenyan students. Countries in the East African Community include; Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.
NOTE: The tuition fees charged, may vary from programme to programme and from time to time, with foreign students paying 20% more that the Kenyan students.:

Relevant Contact

Chemistry Departmenti
Responsible for Department's Enquiries
Admissions Office
Responsible for Admission Enquiries