Kenya Polytechnic Courses

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A comprehensive guide to courses offered at the Kenya polytechnic university college.

School of Information and Communication Technologies

  1.         Bachelor of Technology in Information Technology
  2.         Diploma in Information Technology
  3.         Diploma in Information System
  4.         Advanced Certificate in Information Technology
  5.         Certificate in Information Technology
  6.         Diploma in Communication & Computer Networks
  7.         Certificate in System Technical Support
  8.         Bachelor of Technology in Computer Technology
  9.         Diploma Technology in Computer Technology
  10.         Diploma Technology in Computer Engineering
  11.         Advanced Certificate in Computer Technology
  12.         Advanced Certificate in Computer Hardware & Network Support
  13.         Advanced Certificate in Software Development
  14.         Certificate in Computer Engineering
  15.         Certificate in Computer Technology

School of Engineering Science & Technology

  1.         Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering
  2.         Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering
  3.         Diploma in Civil Engineering Diploma in Technology in Civil Engineering
  4.         Diploma in Water Engineering Certificate in AutoCAD
  5.         Certificate in Civil Engineering Certificate in Fire Engineering
  6.         Bachelor of Technology (Electronics and Computer Engineering)
  7.         Bachelor of Technology (Telecommunications)
  8.         Bachelor of Technology (Power Systems)
  9.         Bachelor of Technology (Instrumentation and Control)
  10.         Bachelor of Philosophy in Technology (Electronics and Computer Engineering)
  11.         Bachelor of Philosophy in Technology (Telecommunications)
  12.         Bachelor of Philosophy in Technology (Power Systems)
  13.         Bachelor of Philosophy in Technology (Instrumentation and Control)
  14.         Certificate in Electrical Installation Technician
  15.         Certificate in Electronics Technician Electrical Installation Electrician Craft
  16.         Certificate in Applied Electronics
  17.         Certificate in Computer Servicing and Maintenance (CSM) Technician
  18.         Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  19.         Diploma in Telecommunication Systems Technician
  20.         Bachelor of Engineering (Geospatial Engineering)
  21.         Bachelors of Technology (Survey Technology)
  22.         Bachelors of Technology (Geo-information Technology)
  23.         Diploma in Technology (Survey Technology)
  24.         Diploma in Technology (Geo-information Technology)
  25.         Diploma in Technology (Chemical and Process Engineering)
  26.         Bachelor of Engineering in Aeronautical and Aviation Engineering – Options:
    1. Airframes and Engines
    2.  Avionics
  27.         Diploma in Technology in Aeronautical and Aviation Engineering – Options:
    1. Airframes and Engines
    2. Avionics
  28.  Certificate in Technology – Options:
    1. Airframes and Engines
    2. Avionics
  29.  Helicopters Maintenance
  30.  Diploma in Technology in Mechanical Engineering – options:
    1. Manufacturing Engineering
    2.  Industrial Plant Engineering
    3.  Automotive and Autotronic Engineering
    4. Air-Conditioning and Energy Engineering
    5.  Structural Fabrication and Materials Engineering
    6.  Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  31. Diploma in Technology in Mechatronic Engineering
  32.  Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering Technology
    1. Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering Option
    2.  Industrial Plant and Energy Engineering Option
    3.  Automotive and Autotronic Engineering Option
    4.  Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Option
  33. Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering
    1. Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering Option
    2. Industrial Plant and Energy Engineering Option
    3. Automotive and Autotronic Engineering Option
    4. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Option
  34. Bachelor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering Technology

School of Architecture and the Built Environment

  1.         Bachelor of Built Environment in Architecture/Bachelor of Architecture degree
  2.         Bachelor of Technology in Architecture.
  3.         Diploma in Technology in Architecture
  4.         Certificate in Architectural Draughtsmanship
  5.         Diploma and Degree in:
    1. Quantity Surveying
    2.  Construction Management
  6.         Bachelor of the Built Environment (Urban Design and Development)
  7.         Bachelor of the Built Environment (Urban and Regional Planning)
  8.         Diploma in Technology (Urban and Regional Planning)

School of Pure and Applied Sciences

  1.         Bachelor of Technology (Technical and Applied Physics)
  2.         Diploma in Technology (Technical and Applied Physics)
  3.         Certificate in Science Laboratory Technology (SLT) Distance Mode
  4.         Bachelor of Technology in Food Science
  5.         Bachelor of Philosophy in Food Technology
  6.         Diploma in Technology in Food science
  7.         Certificate in Food Technology
  8.         Bachelor of Technology in Environmental Resource management
  9.         Diploma in Technology: Environmental Resource Management
  10.         Diploma Geological science
  11.         Diploma in Technology in Atmospheric science
  12.         Certificate in Environmental Studies
  13.         Bachelor of Technology in Environmental Resource Management
  14.         Diploma Geological science
  15.         Diploma in Technology in Atmospheric science
  16.         Certificate in Environmental Studies
  17.         Bachelor of Technology in Applied Chemistry (Industrial Chemistry)
  18.         Bachelor of Technology in Applied Chemistry (Analytical Chemistry)
  19.         Bachelor of Philosophy in Technology (Industrial Chemistry)
  20.         Bachelor of Philosophy in Technology (Analytical Chemistry)
  21.         Bachelor of Technology in Biotechnology:- (Industrial, Medical, and Agricultural Options)
  22.         Bachelor of Technology in Biochemistry
  23.         Bachelor of Philosophy in Biotechnology (Industrial & Medical options)
  24.         Bachelor of Philosophy in Technology Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
  25.         Bachelor of Technology in Industrial & Applied Biology
  26.         Bachelor of Technology in Science Laboratory Technology
  27.         Bachelor of Philosophy Applied Biology
  28.         Diploma in Technology in Applied Chemistry (Analytical Chemistry)
  29.         Diploma in Technology in Applied Chemistry (Industrial Chemistry)
  30.         Diploma in Technology in Applied Chemistry (Analytical Chemistry)
  31.         Higher Diploma in QC, TQM, QMS
  32.         Diploma in Technology in Industrial & Applied Biology
  33.         Diploma in Science Laboratory Technology
  34.         Diploma in Technology in Industrial and Applied Biology (Vacation)
  35.         Diploma in Science Laboratory Technology (Evening)
  36.         Diploma in Science Laboratory Technology (Vacation)
  37.         Diploma in Science Laboratory Technology (Evening)
  38.         Certificate in Science Laboratory Technology (Vacation)
  39.         Certificate in Science Laboratory Technology (Evening)
  40.         Diploma in Technology (Biotechnology)
  41.         Diploma in Technology in Biochemistry
  42.         Diploma in Technology: Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
  43.         Short courses during vacations April, August, December
  1. DNA and Serological Forensics
  2. Quality Management System (QMS)
  3. Internal Quality Auditors (IQA)
  4.  Biofuel (BioGas, BioDidesel, BioEthanol) production.
  5.  Clinical Good Laboratory practices (GCLP)
  6. Laboratory Biosafety and Quality assurance (Module I)
  7. Laboratory Biosafety and Quality assurance (Module II)
  8. Microbiological Laboratory Techniques

School of Mathematics and Statistics

  1.         Bachelor of Technology (Applied Statistics)
  2.         Diploma in Technology in Applied Statistics
  3.         Bachelor of Science (Mathematics)
  4.         Diploma in Technology in Actuarial Science

School of Health Sciences and Technology

  1.         Diploma in Technology (Pharmaceutical Technology)
  2.         Bachelor of Philosophy (Medical Laboratory Technology)
  3.         Bachelor of Technology (Medical Laboratory Technology)
  4.         Diploma in Technology (Biomedical Laboratory Science)
  5.         Diploma in Technology in Nutrition and Dietetics
  6.         Bachelor of Technology (Nutrition and Dietetics)
  7.         Certificate in Nutrition and Dietetic
  8.         Diploma in Technology: Community and Public Health
  9.         Bachelor of Technology: Health and Hospital Services Management
  10.         Bachelor of Technology: Health Information Technology
  11.         Diploma in Technology: Health Records & Information Technology
  12.         Certificate in Health Records & Information Technolog

School of Social and Technology Studies

  1.         Bachelor of Technology in Information Studies
  2.         Diploma in Technology in Library and Information Science
  3.         Diploma In Technology in Archives and Records Management
  4.         Certificate in Library Studies
  5.         Certificate in Archives and Records Management
  6.         Diploma in Counselling Psychology
  7.         Certificate in Counselling Psychology
  8.         Diploma in Technology in Disaster Management
  9.         Certificate In Disaster Management
  10.         Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Diplomacy
  11.         Diploma in International Relations and Diplomacy
  12.         Diploma in Social Work and Community Development
  13. Short Courses
  1.  HIV/ AIDS Counselling (Holiday)
  2.  Drug and Substance abuse (Holiday)
  3. Stress Management
  4. Pre-marital Counsellin
  5.  Loss and Grief Counselling
  6.  Basic Counselling Skills

School of Hospitality & Tourism Management

  1.         Bachelor of Technology in Event and Convention Management
  2.         Diploma in Event Management
  3.         Certificate in Event Planning
  4.         Bachelor of Technology in Tourism and Travel Management
  5.         Diploma in Tourism and Travel Management
  6.         Certificate in Travel and Tours Operations
  7.         Certificate in Tour Guiding
  8.         Bachelor of Technology in Hotel and Restaurant Management
  9.         Diploma in Technology in Hotel and Restaurant Management
  10.         Certificate in Food and Beverage Production and Service

School of Business and Management Studies

  1.         Diploma in Accountancy
  2.         Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  3.         ATC Intermediate & Final
  4.         Diploma in SecretarialStudies
    1.             Legal Secretarial
    2.             Medical Secretarial
    3.             Business Secretarial
    4.             Bachelor of Accountancy
    5.             Foreign Language Secretarial
  5.         Diploma in Management
  6.         Diploma in Banking
  7.         Diploma in Supplies Management
  8.         ABE Diploma in Business Management
  9.         ABEAdvanced Diploma in Business Management
  10.         ABE Diploma in Human Resource Management
  11.         Advanced Certificate in Supplies Management
  12.         Advanced Certificate in Business Administration
  13.         Certificate in Supplies Management
  14.         Certificate in Business Administration
  15.         ABE Certificate in Business Management
  16.         ABE Certificate in Human Resource Management
  17.         Certificate in Business Studies
  18.         Certificate in Procurement and Supplies Management
  19.         Certificate in Sales and Marketing
  20.         Short Courses
    1.             Business Calculations
    2.             Commerce
    3.             Storekeeping
    4.             Business English
    5.             Shorthand
    6.             Computerized Document Processing (CDP)
    7.             Office Procedures
    8.             Office Management
  21. Bachelor of Commerce in:
    1.             Accounting
    2.             Business Information Technology
    3.             Business Management
    4.             Entrepreneurship Human Resource Management
    5.             Finance
    6.             Insurance Management
    7.             Logistics and Supply Chain Management
    8.             Operations Management
    9.             Sales and Marketing
  22.         Bachelor of Philosophy in Business Management – Options:
    1.             Human Resource
    2.             Entrepreneurship
    3.             Business Administration
    4.             Sales and Marketing
  23.         Bachelor of Philosophy in Office Administration (B. Phil. Off. Admin.)
  24.         Bachelor of Technology in Office Administration (B. Tech. OA)
  25.         Diploma in Business Studies
    1.             Business Administration
    2.             Sales and Marketing
    3.             Human Resource Management
    4.             Procurement and Supplies Management
  26.         Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies
  27.         Diploma in Legal Studies
  28.         Bachelor of Technology in Business Information Technology
  29.         Diploma in Business Information Technology
  30.         Certificate in Business Information Technology
  31.         Bachelor of Economics (R) and (P)

School of Creative Arts & Technologies

  1.         Bachelor of Technology (Design)
  2.         Diploma in Technology (Design)
  3.         Diploma in Graphic Design and Communication
  4.         Certificate in Graphic Design
  5.         Diploma in Clothing Technology
  6.         Diploma in Fashion Design and Garment Making
  7.         Certificate in Fashion Design and Garment Making
  8.         Certificate in Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy
  9.         Bachelor of Technology in Journalism and Mass Communication
  10.         Diploma in Technology (Journalism and Public Relations)
  11.         Certificate in Photography and Audio Visual
  12.         Diploma in Music
  13.         Certificate in Music

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