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PROGRAMMES
Department of Biological Sciences

  1. Doctor of Philosophy in Entomology (Ph.D. in Entomology)
  2. Doctor of Philosophy in Molecular Biology (Ph.D. in Molecular Biology
  3. Master of Science in Molecular Biology
  4. Master of Science in Environmental Science & Resource Management
  5. Master of Science in Entomology
  6. Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry
  7. Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
  8. Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science & Resource Management
  9. Bachelor of Science in Botany
  10. Bachelor of Science in Zoology
  11. Bachelor of Science in Entomology & Parasitology

Department of Physical Sciences

  1. Bachelor of Science in Chemistry (Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Physical Chemistry)
  2. Bachelor of Science in Physics (Astronomy, Electronics, Theoretical, Geophysics, Materials)
  3. Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Physics

Department of Mathematics

  1. Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics (PhD. in Applied Mathematics)
  2. Master of Science in Applied Mathematics
  3. Master of Science in Applied Statistics
  4. Master of Science in Pure Mathematics
  5. Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Mathematics
  6. Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Statistics
  7. Post Graduate Diploma in Pure Mathematics
  8. Bachelor of Science in Statistics
  9. Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science
  10. Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Computer Science
  11. Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

Programmes, Admission Requirements, Duration and Fees

POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES
PROGRAMME ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Ph.D. in Entomology Master’s Degree in Entomology/Zoology/Biology/Agriculture/Horticulture/ Crop Protection/Forestry/related Sciences from a University recognized by MUST Senate.
Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics Master’s degree in Applied Mathematics from a University recognized by MUST Senate.
Duration: 3 years   Mode of Study: Fulltime/Part-time/Weekend    Campus: Main Campus (Nchiru)
Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 105,000
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 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;
BSc. Degree with at least Second Class Honours (Lower Division) in Biological Sciences/Zoology/Botany or relevant life sciences provided the candidate can show proven evidence of research ability and/or 2yrs relevant post qualification work experience.
Master of Science in Entomology BSc. Degree with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) in Biological Sciences/Agriculture/Crop Protection/Horticulture or relevant life sciences, with at least one course Unit passed in Entomology or an equivalent qualification, from an institution recognized by MUST Senate.
OR;
BSc. Degree with at least Second Class Honours (Lower Division) in Biological Sciences/Agriculture/Crop Protection/Horticulture or relevant life sciences with at least one course Unit passed in Entomology or an equivalent qualification, provided the candidate can show proven evidence of research ability and/or 2 yrs relevant post qualification work experience.
Master of Science in Environmental Science and Resource Management 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;
BSc. Degree with at least Second Class Honours (Lower Division) in Biological Sciences/Zoology/Botany or relevant life sciences provided the candidate can show proven evidence of research ability and/or 2yrs relevant post qualification work experience.
Master of Science in Chemistry
Specializations: Analytical/ Environmental Chemistry, Materials Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry
Bachelor of Science degree with Second Class Honours (Upper Division) having studied Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Applied Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Petroleum Chemistry, Biochemistry, Materials Chemistry or any other relevant degree from an Institution recognized by MUST Senate.
OR;
Bachelor of Science degree with Second Class Honours (Lower Division) with additional relevant training, evidence of research capability either through research, paper presentations or peer reviewed publications and relevant working experience having studied Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Applied Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Petroleum Chemistry, Biochemistry, Materials Chemistry or any other relevant degree from an Institution recognized by MUST Senate.
OR;
Bachelor of Education degree with Second Class Honours (Upper Division) having studied Chemistry as one of the teaching subjects provided you have accumulated at least 72 Chemistry credit hours/course units.
Master of Science in Physics
Specializations: Environmental Physics, Electronics & Instrumentation, Theoretical Physics, Astrophysics, and Condensed Matter Physics
Bachelor of Science degree with Second Class Honours (Upper Division) having studied Physics, Renewable Energy/Environmental Physics, Applied Physics, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Geophysics, Industrial Physics, Materials Physics or any other relevant degree from an Institution recognized by MUST Senate.
OR;
Bachelor of Science degree with Second Class Honours (Lower Division) with additional relevant training, evidence of research capability either through research, paper presentations or peer reviewed publications and relevant working experience having studied Physics, Renewable Energy/Environmental Physics, Applied Physics, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Geophysics, Industrial Physics, Materials Physics or any other relevant degree from an Institution recognized by MUST Senate.
OR;
Bachelor of Education degree with Second Class Honours (Upper Division) having studied Physics as one of the teaching subjects provided you have accumulated at least 72 Physics credit hours/course units.
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 two (2) years relevant working experience.
Master of Science in Applied Mathematics
Master of Science in Pure Mathematics
Duration: 4 semesters Mode of Study: Full time/Weekend    Campus: Main Campus (Nchiru)
Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 60,000
Post Graduate Diploma in
Applied Statistics
Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics or Mathematics or related field with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) from an institution recognized by MUST Senate.
OR;
Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics or Mathematics or related field with at least Second Class Honours (Lower Division) from an institution recognized by MUST Senate and 2 years relevant post qualification work experience.
Post Graduate Diploma in
Applied Mathematics
Duration: 2 semesters Mode of Study: Full time/Weekend Campus: Main Campus (Nchiru)
Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 60,000
UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES
PROGRAMME ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
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 Kiswahili/English 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 as shown:
C+ (plus) in Mathematics and pass in any two of the following alternatives.
Alternative A                 Alternative B     Chemistry   C                 Physical Science CPhysics C                        Biological Science C
Bachelor of Science (Physical Science option): Chemistry or Physics K.C.S.E minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) with 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
K.C.S.E minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) with C (plain) in Mathematics and C+ (plus) in any two of the following: Chemistry, Biology/Biological Sciences
OR;
Diploma in a relevant subject with a Credit Pass from KNEC or its equivalent.
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and Resource Management K.C.S.E 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 a relevant field with a credit pass from MUST or any other institution recognized by MUST Senate.
Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology K.C.S.E minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) with C (plain) in Mathematics and C+ (plus) in any two of the following: Chemistry, Biology/Biological Sciences
OR;
Diploma in a relevant subject with a Credit Pass from K.N.E.C or its equivalent.
Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry
Bachelor of Science in Botany
Bachelor of Science in Zoology
Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) K.C.S.E mean grade of C+ (plus) with C+ (plus) in Chemistry and C (plain) in Mathematics
OR;
Diploma in a relevant subject with a Credit Pass from KNEC or its equivalent
OR;
Any other qualification accepted by MUST Senate
Bachelor of Science (Physics) K.C.S.E mean grade of C+ (plus) with C+ (plus) in Physics and C (plain) in Mathematics
OR;
Diploma in a relevant subject with a Credit Pass from KNEC or its equivalent
OR;
Any other qualification accepted by MUST Senate
Bachelor of Science (Mathematics and Physics)
Bachelor of Science (Mathematics) K.C.S.E mean grade of C + (plus). In addition, a student must have the following alternative combination as shown:
C+ (plus) in Mathematics and pass in any of the following alternatives.
Alternative A                                                  Alternative B
Chemistry C                                                     Physical Science C
Physics C
Duration: 8 semesters   Mode of Study: Full-time   Campus: Main Campus (Nchiru)
Tuition fees per semester: Ksh. 45,000
 

 

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