PROGRAMME ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS (SBE)
POST-GRADUATE PROGRAMMES
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Bachelor’s Degree with at least a Second Class Honours (Upper Division) from MUST in a relevant field or from any other institution recognized by MUST Senate OR A Second Class Honours (Lower Division) with at least 2 years relevant working experience OR Be a holder of a Pass Degree with 5 years’ post qualification working experience.
Master of Science in Entrepreneurship Bachelor’s Degree with at least a Second Class Honours (Upper Division) from MUST in a relevant field or any other institution recognized by MUST Senate OR A Second Class Honours (Lower Division) with at least 3 years relevant working experience.
Duration: 2 years   Mode of Study: Weekend   Campus: Meru Town Campus (Hart Towers)
Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 60,000.00
UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES
Bachelor of Commerce Be a holder of K.C.S.E with a minimum aggregate of C+ (plus) and a minimum of C (plain) in both Mathematics and English OR Be a holder of a Diploma in a relevant discipline with Credit pass from KNEC, KASNEB or any institution recognized by MUST Senate.
Bachelor of Purchasing and Supplies Management Be a holder of K.C.S.E with a minimum aggregate of C+ (plus) and a minimum of C (plain) in both Mathematics and English OR Be a holder of a Diploma in a relevant discipline with Credit pass from KNEC, KASNEB or any institution recognized by MUST Senate.
Bachelor of Business Administration
Bachelor of Co-operative Management
Bachelor of Science in Economics
Duration: 8 semesters   Mode of Study: Full-time/Weekend Campus: Main Campus (Nchiru) and Meru Town Campus (Hart Towers) Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 45,000
DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES
Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies Management Be a holder of K.C.S.E with a minimum aggregate of C-(minus) OR Be a holder of a Certificate in a relevant discipline with Credit pass from an institution recognized by MUST Senate.
Diploma in Business Administration
Duration: 3 semesters   Mode of Study: Full-time/Weekend    Campus: Meru Town Campus (Hart Towers)
Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 25,000
CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES
Certificate in Business Administration Be a holder of K.C.S.E with a minimum aggregate of D+ (plus) in K.C.S.E or K.C.E Division IV.
Certificate in Purchasing and Supplies Management
Duration: 1 semester   Mode of Study: Full-time/Weekend   Campus: Meru Town Campus (Hart Towers)
Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 18,000
Accounting Technicians Certificate I (ATC I) Mean grade of D+ (plus) in K.C.S.E and above.
Accounting Technicians Certificate II (ATC II) Pass at ATC I.
Duration: 6 months   Mode of Study: Full-time/Evening   Campus: Meru Town Campus (Hart Towers)
Tuition fees per stage: Ksh. 12,000
Certified Public Accountant I (CPA I) – Sections 1 & 2 Mean grade of C+ (plus) in K.C.S.E with C+ (plus) in Mathematics and English.
Certified Public Accountant II (CPA II) – Sections 3 & 4 Pass at CPA I.
Certified Public Accountant III (CPA III) – Sections 5 & 6 Pass at CPA II.
Duration: 6 months   Mode of Study: Full-time/Evening   Campus: Meru Town Campus (Hart Towers)
Tuition fees per section: Ksh. 14,000 (CPA I), Ksh. 15,000 (CPA II), Ksh. 16,000 (CPA III)
Accounting Packages (QuickBooks, Pastel, Sage) Accounting Background.

 

Duration: 2 months   Mode of Study: Full-time/Part-time   Campus: Meru Town Campus (Hart Towers)       Tuition fees: Ksh. 8,000
SCHOOL OF PURE AND APPLIED SCIENCES (SPAS)
POST GRADUATE PROGRAMMES
PhD in Entomology Master’s Degree in Entomology, Zoology, Biology, Agriculture, Horticulture, Crop Protection, Forestry & related Sciences from an organization recognized by MUST Senate.
Duration: 3 years   Mode of Study: Part-time    Campus: Main Campus (Nchiru)
Total fees: Ksh. 553,000 for the whole course
Master of Science in Applied Statistics Bachelor’s Degree with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) OR a Second Class Honours (Lower Division) with at least 2 years relevant working experience.
Master of Science in Applied Mathematics
Master of Science in Molecular Biology
  1. BSc. Degree with at least Second Class Honours upper division in Biological Sciences, Zoology, Botany or relevant life sciences from an institution recognized by MUST senate.

OR

  1. BSc. Degree with at least Second Class Honours lower division in Biological Sciences, Zoology, Botany or relevant life provided the candidate can show proven evidence of research ability and/or 2yrs relevant post qualification work experience.
Master of Science in Entomology
  1. BSc. Degree with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) in Biological Sciences, Agriculture, Crop Protection, Horticulture or relevant life sciences from an institution recognized by MUST Senate.

OR

  1. BSc. Degree with at least Second Class Honours (Lower Division) in Biological Sciences, Agriculture, Crop Protection, Horticulture or relevant life sciences provided the candidate can show proven evidence of research ability and/or 2 years relevant post qualification work experience.
Duration: 4 semesters       Mode of Study: Full time    Campus: Main Campus (Nchiru)      Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 60,000
UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES
Bachelor of Science in Statistics Minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) in K.C.S.E OR its equivalent with at least B- (minus) in Mathematics and C+ (plus) in English/Kiswahili OR any other qualification accepted by MUST Senate.
Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science Minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) in K.C.S.E, B- (minus) in Mathematics and C + (plus) in English/Kiswahili. Geography, Accounts and Economics will also be an added advantage.
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Computer Science K.C.S.E mean grade of C+ (plus).  In addition, a student must have the following alternative combination of cluster subjects at the minimum grades shown: C+ (plus) in Mathematics and Pass in any two of the following alternatives:
Alternative A                 Alternative B    
Chemistry C                     Physical Science C
Physics C                          Biological Science C
Bachelor of Science (Physical Science option) Minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) in K.C.S.E., C (plain) in Mathematics and C+ (plus) in any two of the following: Physical science/Physics/Chemistry OR any other qualifications accepted by MUST Senate.
Bachelor of Science
(Biological Science)
Options: Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Entomology, Parasitology, Plant Sciences
Minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) in K.C.S.E., C (plain) in Mathematics and C+ (plus) in any two of the following: Chemistry, Biology/Biological Sciences OR a Diploma in a relevant subject with a Credit Pass from KNEC or its equivalent.
Duration: 8 semesters   Mode of Study: Full-time/Part-time   Campus: Main Campus (Nchiru) and Meru Town campus (Hart Towers) Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 45,000
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and Resource Management Minimum mean grade of B- (minus) and C (plain) in Mathematics. In addition a learner must have passed any two subjects from the following categories;
Chemistry, Biology/Biological Sciences or a Diploma in relevant field with a credit pass from MUST or any other institution recognized by MUST senate.
Duration: 8 semesters   Mode of Study: Full-time   Campus: Main Campus (Nchiru)
Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 45,000
SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES (SHS)
UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES
Bachelor of Science in Public Health Be a holder of KCSE or equivalent examination certificate with a minimum aggregate of C+ (plus) and a minimum of B (plain) in the following cluster subjects: Biology or Biological Sciences, Chemistry/ Physical Sciences, Mathematics/Physics and English/Kiswahili OR Be a holder of a Diploma in Environmental Health/Public Health and have a mean grade of C (plain) in Biology, Chemistry and Physical Science or Mathematics and English/ Kiswahili from KNEC or its equivalent.
Bachelor of Science in Community Health and Development The common regulations for all BSc. Degrees in the University shall apply. In addition to the above, the candidate must either; Be a holder of KCSE a Certificate (or equivalent examination) with a minimum aggregate of C+ (plus), a minimum of C (plain) in Biology and Chemistry and C (plain) in English/Kiswahili and Mathematics or Physics OR Be a holder of a Diploma or Higher National Diploma in Clinical Medicine, Pharmacy, Community Health & Development, Human Nutrition, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Nursing, Public Health, Health Records and Information Management from KNEC or its equivalent.
Bachelor of Science in Health Systems Management
Bachelor of Science in Health Records and Management Be a holder of KCSE Certificate with an aggregate of C+ (plus) and C (plain) in Biology and both Mathematics and English/Kiswahili OR Holder of a Diploma in Health Records and Information Systems from KNEC or its equivalent.
Duration: 8 semesters   Mode of Study: Full-time Campus: Main Campus (Nchiru) and Meru Town Campus (Hart Towers)
Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 45,000
Bachelor of Science in Clinical Medicine and Community Health Be a holder of KCSE certificate with an aggregate mean grade of C+ (plus) or its equivalent and passed in the following subject cluster at B (plain) for Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics/Physics and English/Kiswahili OR a Diploma in Clinical Medicine.
Duration: 8 semesters   Mode of Study: Full-time Campus: Main Campus (Nchiru)
Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 45,000
SCHOOL OF COMPUTING AND INFORMATICS (SCI)
UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) in KCSE with at least a C (plain) in Mathematics, English and Physics/Physical Science OR with a Credit pass in Diploma in Computer Science or Information Technology or related field from KNEC or its equivalent.
Bachelor of Science in Computer Technology
Bachelor of Science in Information Science Must have an aggregate grade of C+ (plus) in KCSE and a minimum grade of C (plain) in Mathematics and English OR with a Credit/Distinction pass in Diploma in Computer Science or Information Technology or related field from KNEC or its equivalent.
Bachelor of Business Information Technology
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
Bachelor of Science in Computer Security & Forensics Minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) in KCSE with at least a C (plain) in Mathematics, English and Physics/Physical Science OR with a credit pass in Diploma in Computer Science or Information Technology or related field from KNEC or its equivalent.
Duration: 8 semesters   Mode of Study: Full-time   Campuses: Main Campus (Nchiru) Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 45,000
DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES
Diploma in Information Technology An aggregate grade of C- (minus) in KCSE and grades D+ (plus) in Mathematics and English OR Division II in KCE with a Credit pass in Mathematics and English OR Credit/distinction pass in Certificate in Information Technology or an equivalent qualification.
Duration: 6 semesters   Mode of Study: Full-time      Campus: Meru Town Campus (Hart Towers)
Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 25,000
CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES
Certificate in Information Technology Minimum mean grade of D+ (plus)in KCSE or Division IV in KCE or any other equivalent qualification recognized by MUST Senate. (Those qualifying with Credit or Distinction proceed to Diploma)
Duration: 1 semester  Mode of Study: Full-time   Campus: Meru Town Campus (Hart Towers)  Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 18,000
Certificate in Computer Applications Open
Duration: 2 months   Mode of Study: Full-time/Weekend   Campus: Meru Town Campus (Hart Towers)     Tuition fees: Ksh. 9,500
SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURE (SEA)
UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES
Bachelor of Technology (Electrical Engineering) A candidate must satisfy the following minimum requirements:

  • Be a holder of KCSE mean grade of C+ (plus) and above in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE).

In addition, students are expected to have obtained at least a grade C+ (plus) in the following cluster of subjects in KCSE examinations:
Cluster Subjects

  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology/any Group III/any Group IV/any Group V.

KCSE Subject Grouping
Group I: English, Kiswahili, Mathematics
Group II: Biology, Physics, Chemistry
Group III: History and Government, Geography, Christian Religious Education, Islamic Religious Education, Hindu Religious Education
Group IV: Home Science, Art and Design, Agriculture, Aviation Technology, Computer Studies, Drawing and Design, Power Mechanics, Electricity, Metalwork and Building Construction.
Group V: French, German, Arabic, Music, Business Studies OR

A-Levels or Equivalent

Students should have a minimum of two (2) principal passes in Mathematics and Physics and a subsidiary level pass in Chemistry with a credit pass in English at O-Level

OR

  • Diploma or Equivalent

Be a holder of credit pass of Diploma/Higher National Diploma in Civil, Electrical and Electronics or Mechanical Engineering from KNEC or its equivalent.

Bachelor of Technology (Mechanical Engineering)
Bachelor of Technology (Civil Engineering)
Duration: 8 semesters   Mode of Study: Full-time   Campuses: Main Campus (Nchiru) and Meru Town Campus (Hart Towers)
Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 45,000
DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES
Diploma in Electrical Engineering Minimum mean grade of C (plain) in KCSE with C (plain) in Mathematics and minimums of C- (minus) in Physics or Chemistry OR Mean Grade of C (plain) in KCSE with C (plain) in Physics and minimums of C- (minus) in Mathematics or Chemistry OR A Certificate in relevant fields from KNEC or KASNEB examining bodies.

 

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Production or Automotive options)
Diploma in Civil Engineering
Diploma in Mechatronics Engineering
Duration: 6 semesters        Mode of Study: Full-time              Campus: Main Campus (Nchiru)
Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 25,000
CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES
Certificate in Motor Vehicle Mechanics Minimum mean grade of D+ (plus) in KCSE

 

Certificate in Electrical Installation
Certificate in Building and Construction
Duration: 3 course work semesters and one industrial attachment semester   Mode of Study: Full-time
Campus: Main Campus (Nchiru)   Tuition fees per semester: Ksh.18,000
SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SCIENCE (SAFS)
POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES
PhD in Agriculture Be a holder of a Master of Science in Agriculture, Horticulture, Crop Science, Plant Biotechnology, Botany, Forestry and related Sciences from a University recognized by MUST Senate.
PhD in Food Science Be a holder of a Master of Science in Food Science, Chemistry, Biotechnology and Nutrition from a University accredited by the Commission for University Education (CUE).
Duration: 3 years   Mode of Study: Part-time    Campus: Main Campus (Nchiru)  Total fees: Ksh. 553,000 for the whole course
Master of Science in Horticulture Minimum requirement of a Second Class Honors (Upper Division) in a relevant Bachelor’s Degree (Horticulture, Agriculture, Crop Science, Biotechnology, Botany, Forestry) OR Second Class (Lower Division) in a relevant Bachelor’s Degree with two (2) years relevant experience.
Master of Science in Food Science & Technology Minimum requirement of a Second Class Honors (Upper Division) in a relevant Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science, Food Science & Nutrition, Biotechnology, Biochemistry or related disciplines OR Second Class Honors (Lower Division) in a relevant Bachelor’s Degree with two (2) years relevant experience.
Duration: 4 semesters Mode of Study: Part-time    Campus: Main Campus (Nchiru)
Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 60,000
UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES
Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness Management Minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E).Should have a minimum grade of C (plain) in each of the following subjects; Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics OR C (plain) in each of the following subjects: Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, Mathematics and C (plain) in English/Kiswahili, or 3rd Group II subject, or a Group III subject, or any Group IV or any Group V OR Diploma in Agribusiness, Agriculture, Animal Production, Animal Health, Biology or equivalent and related disciplines by an institution recognized by MUST Senate OR Holder of Diploma/Higher National Diploma from KNEC or its equivalent.
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E).Should have a minimum grade of C (plain) in each of the following subjects; Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics/Physics/Geography OR C (plain) in each of the following subjects: Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, Mathematics/Geography and C (plain) in English/Kiswahili, or 3rd Group II subject, or a Group III subject, or any Group IV or any Group V OR Have a Diploma in Agriculture, Horticulture, Biology or equivalent and related disciplines from KNEC or its equivalent.
Bachelor of Science in Animal Health and Production Minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E). Should have a minimum grade of C+ (plus) in each of the following subjects; Biology/Biological Sciences, Chemistry/Physical Sciences and Mathematics/Physics and C (plain) in English/ Kiswahili.  Two principals and one subsidiary Pass at KACE level or equivalent, one of which must be in Biology and in any other Science Subject OR  A minimum of C (plain) in K.C.S.E. and at least a Credit Pass in Diploma in Animal Health/Agriculture/Medical Laboratory Technology/ Animal Science/Animal Production/Dairy Science/Biology from an institution approved by MUST Senate OR A minimum of C- (minus) in K.C.S.E. with at least a Credit Pass in both Certificate and Diploma in Animal Health/ Agriculture/Medical Laboratory Technology/Animal Science/Animal Production/Dairy Science/Biology from an institution approved by MUST Senate OR A Diploma in Science from KNEC or its equivalent.
Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Education &
Extension
Minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E). Should have a minimum grade of C+ (plus) in Agriculture and Biology/Biological Sciences. In addition, they should have a C (plain) in each of the following subjects; Chemistry, Mathematics/Physics/ Geography OR C (plain) in each of the following subjects: Physical Sciences, Mathematics/Geography and C (plain) in English/Kiswahili, or 3rd Group II subject, or a Group III subject, or any Group IV or any Group V OR Have a Diploma in Agricultural Education and Extension or the equivalent having obtained a minimum of C (plain) at K.C.S.E and C (plain) in Agriculture and Biology/Biological Sciences and related disciplines from KNEC or its equivalent.
Bachelor of Science in Horticulture Have a minimum aggregate of C+ (plus) in K.C.S.E and should have a minimum grade of C (plain) in each of the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics/ Physics/ Geography OR C (plain) in each of the following subjects: Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, Mathematics/ Geography; and C (plain) in English/Kiswahili, or a 3rd Group II, (BIO,PHY,CHE) or a Group III(HAG,GEC,IRE,HRE) or any Group 4 or any Group V subjects or have a Diploma in Agriculture, Horticulture, Biology or equivalent and related disciplines from KNEC or its equivalent.
Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Technology Have a minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) in K.C.S.E. and should have a minimum grade of C (plain) in each of the following subjects: Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics/Physics OR C (plain) in each of the following subjects; Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences/ Mathematics and Geography; and C (plain) in English/Kiswahili or a 3rd Group II, or a Group III, or any of the Group IV, or any Group V subjects.
Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Management
Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition and Dietetics Have a minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) in K.C.S.E. and should have a minimum grade of C+ (plus) in the following subject cluster: Mathematics/Physics, Biology/Biological Sciences, Chemistry/Physical Sciences and English/Kiswahili. Candidates holding a Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics or Nutrition and Food Sciences from KNEC or its equivalent.
Duration: 8 semesters   Mode of Study: Full-time   Campus: Main Campus (Nchiru)
Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 45,000
DIPLOMA PROGRAMME
Diploma in Agriculture Minimum mean grade of C- (minus) in K.C.S.E.  In addition, must have a minimum of C- (minus) in Biology/Biological Sciences and Agriculture and a C- (minus) in Chemistry/Physical Sciences, Mathematics/Physics or Geography OR Holders of Certificate in Agriculture or its equivalent with a credit and above from any institution recognized by MUST Senate OR Holders of Certificate in Agriculture or its equivalent with a pass and a minimum of two years relevant experience from any institution recognized by MUST Senate.
Duration: 3 years   Mode of Study: Full-time      Campus: Marimba learning centre
Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 25,000
CERTIFICATE PROGRAMME
Certificate in Agriculture Minimum mean grade of D+ (plus) in K.C.S.E OR a relevant qualification.
Duration: 2 years   Mode of Study:  Full-time            Campus: Marimba learning centre
Tuition fees per semester: Ksh.18,000
SCHOOL OF EDUCATION (SEd.)
UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES
Bachelor of Education (Science) Have a minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) in K.C.S.E. and should have a minimum grade of C+ (plus) in any two teaching subjects from the following:
C (plain) in Mathematics if not a teaching subject, Biology/Chemistry/Physics/Agriculture/ Mathematics or Computer Studies & Mathematics or Computer Studies & Physics and C (plain) in Mathematics & English/Kiswahili. Candidates holding a Diploma in Education and with C (plain) in K.C.S.E and two teaching subjects will be considered for admission into the 1st year of study.
Duration: 8 semesters   Mode of Study: Full-time   Campus: Main Campus (Nchiru)
Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 45,000
SCHOOL OF NURSING (SoN)
UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMME
Bachelor of Science (Nursing) Have a Minimum of C+ (plus) in K.C.S.E. with a minimum of C+ (plus) in each of the following cluster subjects:
Mathematics or Physics, English or Kiswahili, Chemistry, Biology/Biological Science
Duration: 12 semesters   Mode of Study: Full-time   Campus: Main Campus (Nchiru)
Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 77,850
Please Note:

  • All the above academic entry requirements are subject to the respective professional bodies and key stakeholders’ requirements.
  • The tuition fees indicated for each programme does not include statutory charges.

MODE OF APPLICATION

For more details, please contact us on;

Tel: 0712-524293, 0799-529958, 0799-529959

E-mail: admission@must.ac.ke,    info@must.ac.ke

Application forms can be obtained from MUST Main Campus (Nchiru) and MUST Meru Town Campus (Hart Towers) upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Ksh. 2,500 for PhD Programmes, Ksh. 1,500 for Masters Programmes, Ksh. 1,000 for Undergraduate Programmes and Ksh. 500 for Diploma and Certificate Programmes.  Application forms can also be downloaded from Undergraduate & Postgraduate  Application fee should be paid by either Bankers Cheque OR deposited directly into any of the following University accounts:

Account name:                    Meru University of Science & Technology
Bank:                                      Equity Bank – Makutano Branch
Account Number:               1040297858661

Account name:                    Meru University of Science & Technology
Bank:                                      Kenya Commercial Bank – Meru Branch
Account Number:               1117775917

Account name:                    Meru University of Science & Technology
Bank:                                      National Bank of Kenya – Meru Branch
Account Number:               01242039008700

Account name:                    Meru University of Science & Technology
Bank:                                      Co-operative Bank – Makutano Branch
Account Number:               01129378440000

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Duly filled forms, copies of certificates and a copy of the application fee receipt should be sent to:
THE REGISTRAR – ACADEMIC, RESEARCH AND STUDENT AFFAIRS,
MERU UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY,
P.O. BOX, 972-60200, MERU.