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

by | Last updated Jan 15, 2023 | EDUCATION

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

JKUAT, or Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, is a public university in Kenya that provides a diverse selection of programs, including diploma courses in different technical and professional areas. The main campus is situated in Juja, on the Thika Super Highway and approximately 36 km away from Nairobi’s central business district.

JKUAT has several other campuses including in Nairobi CBD, Karen, Kisii, Kitale, Mombasa, Kakamega, Westlands, Kisumu, Keiyian, Transmara, Nairobi’s KQ-Pride Center, and Eldoret.

Enrollment for the diploma courses is done three times a year in January, May, and September. Most of the diploma courses at JKUAT run for 18 months while certificate programs take 4 months, both full-time and part-time.

JKUAT certificate courses, Nairobi CBD

JKUAT Nairobi Campus.

Diploma Courses at JKUAT and Requirements

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 indicated 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)

Image: Diploma | Pinterest | Nathan Prado

How to Apply for the Diploma Courses

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.

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, visit:  admission.jkuat.ac.ke

JKUAT Contacts:

For any queries regarding diploma courses and applications you can contact JKUAT by any of the following means:

  • The Director, BPS, JKUAT, Tel: 067-52711 Ext. 6114
  • Mobile Phone: 0708-602-225
  • Email: director@bps.jkuat.ac.ke

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  1. Hasan noor

    I’m a c Plain student with B plus in mathematics and B ➖ in chemistry with D+ in languages please help me to find out a suitable course for me


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