MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
- Candidates must have passed with a C+ in any two of the following subjects; Biology/Biological Science, Chemistry/Physical Science, Mathematics, Physics or Computer Science, depending on the preferred combinations, with a minimum grade of C+ in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) or its equivalent.
- Attained 2 principal passes or equivalent recognized by Senate in case of A level.
Entry via University Bridging
Entry via Pre-University programme
Other entry requirements
DURATION OF STUDY
Four (4) Academic Years
EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE PROGRAMME
At the end of the four-year program, the learner shall:
- Be knowledgeable in broad areas of life sciences.
- Be capable of designing and carrying out experiments to explain theories and concepts in life sciences.
- Be in a position to articulate arguments to approve or disapprove scientific theories and observations.
- Have formed a solid foundation that can enable them pursue graduate studies in life sciences.
GOAL OF THE PROGRAMME
To produce scientists with relevant skills and a broad understanding of the life sciences.
PHILOSOPHY OF THE PROGRAMME
To equip the students with knowledge and skills that will enable them be competent in the area of life sciences.
- In line with the existing qualification frameworks, credit transfer shall only be accepted from accredited institutions and academic programmes
- Credit transfer may be permitted up to a maximum of 49% of the core course units for similar programmes at the same level
Obligation of the student.
- The student is required to attend at least two third of all lectures, undertake attachment and complete at least 56 units to qualify for graduation.
Obligation of the Lecturer.
- Lecturers are obliged to attend classes, give at least 2 continuous assessment tests (CATs) and a final examination. They are also expected to mark, grade and return the scripts to the Departmental Examinations coordinator on time for onward processing of the results by the University Senate.