Diploma, certificate and undergraduate courses and post graduate offered at JKUAT

Diploma Courses Offered at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, JKUAT

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, JKUAT, is a Kenyan Public University offering a wide range of diploma courses in various academic fields ranging from IT, business, journalism, hospitality and architecture.

JKUAT’s main campus is located in Juja along the Thika Super Highway, about 36 km from Nairobi CBD.

The university has 11 other campuses namely Nairobi CBD campus, Karen campus, Kisii campus, Kitale campus, Mombasa campus, Kakamega campus, Westlands campus, Kisumu campus, Keiyian Campus – Transmara, KQ- Pride Center campus – Nairobi, and Eldoret campus.

Intakes are done in January, May and September.

Most diploma courses at JKUAT run for a duration of 18 months while certificate programs take 4 months both full-time and part-time.

List of Diploma Courses Offered at JKUAT and Requirements

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Diploma courses require a KCSE certificate with C- (Minus) mean grade, with at least D+ (plus) in Mathematics and English, or KCE Division II, or a relevant certificate with credit pass, or an equivalent qualification recognized by the University Senate.

Additional requirements for each course are in brackets.

  1. Diploma in Entrepreneurship
  2. Diploma in Retail Management
  3. Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies Management
  4. Diploma in Human Resource Management
  5. Diploma in Supply Chain Management
  6. Diploma in County Governance
  7. Diploma in Transport and Logistics
  8. Diploma in Business Information Technology (KCSE C plain, and C- in Mathematics and English)
  9. Diploma in Business Administration
  10. Diploma in Microfinance
  11. Diploma in Sales and Marketing
  12. Diploma in Mass Communication ( C- (minus) in English or Kiswahili)
  13. Diploma in Community Development ( C- (minus) in English or Kiswahili)
  14. Diploma in Public Relations ( C- (minus) in English or Kiswahili)
  15. Diploma in Hotel and Catering Management ( KCSE with C (Plain) and C- (minus) in either English or Kiswahili)
  16. Diploma in Information Technology
  17. Diploma in Geographic Information Science
  18. Diploma in Architecture (KCSE with C (plain) or equivalent and C- (minus) in English/Kiswahili, Mathematics, Physics, Geography/Drawing and Design or Art and Design, or History and Government or Chemistry)
  19. Diploma in HIV/Aids Management & Counseling (ODEL – KCSE with C (plain) and C- (minus) in English/Kiswahili and Biology )
  20. Diploma in Credit Management (KASNEB)
  21. Accounting Technicians Diploma (ATD)

Mode of Application

Applications can be made through forms obtainable from the office of the Director, Board of Postgraduate Studies or from the respective Campuses upon payment of a non-refundable application fee of Kshs. 1,500 (Kenya shillings one thousand five hundred only) cash or at Barclays Bank AC/NO 0775001216.

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The application forms may also be downloaded from the JKUAT website: www.jkuat.ac.ke

Original payment receipt will be given by Cashier at JKUAT Finance office upon payment of the application fee or upon presenting the bank pay in slip.

You can also apply for the courses online on the JKUAT admission portal.

Important Links:

  1. JKUAT Students portal: portal.jkuat.ac.ke
  2. Apply for courses online and check requirements:  admission.jkuat.ac.ke

JKUAT Contacts:

The Director, BPS, JKUAT, Tel: 067-52711 Ext. 6114

Mobile Phone: 0708-602-225

Email: director@bps.jkuat.ac.ke

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