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Bachelor of Science in Energy and Environmental Technology

Rationale of the Programme
This programme of Bachelor of Science in Energy and Environment Technology is designed to meet the challenges and demands affecting Kenya’s labour market as dictated by both local and international demands.  The program is also designed to combat shortage of professionally trained teachers in this country, Africa region and the world at large.

Why study the Programme
The curriculum is designed to provide interdisciplinary approaches for training education professionals and scientists who need to work competitively in all fields and areas in the energy and environment sector of this country and beyond.

Target Groups
The programme shall provide Bachelor of Science of Energy and Environmental Technology graduates with real world situations full of various techniques of teaching, knowledge, skills, attitudes, and experiences that prepare them to meet challenges in the fields of energy and environment

Programme Objectives
Upon successful completion of the prescribed course of study, the Bachelor of energy and environmental technology, graduates will have acquired knowledge, skills and abilities to be able to:

  1. Conduct research on science based energy and technology issues
  2. Design, construct and test different energy generation, transmission, and utilization technologies.
  3. Develop environmentally friendly technologies.
  4. Utilize teaching methodologies to adapt to the changing energy environment and demand.
  5. Provide guidance and advisory services on career paths in science related fields.

Entry Requirements
Candidates shall be eligible for admission into the Bachelor of Science in Medical Engineering (BME) degree of Mount Kenya University in the following categories:
Minimum Entry Requirements for a Bachelor’s Degree.
Candidates shall be eligible for admission into the Bachelor of Science Energy and Environmental Technology (BEET) degree of Mount Kenya University in the following categories:
i.    The University and Faculty common regulations shall apply.
ii.    The candidate must have passed the K.C.S.E.

 In  addition , a candidate in alternative "A" having any one of the following subjects will have an added  advantage while those in   alternative "B" must have a minimum of grade C+ in any one of the following:

  1.   Power mechanics
  2.   Building Constructions
  3.   Woodwork
  4.   Drawing and Design
  5.   Electricity
  6.   Economics

iii.    Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE) or the A-level equivalent should satisfy all the requirements below:

  1. At least two principal passes in Mathematics and Physics; and
  2. At least a total score of nine (9) points at the KACE or equivalent; and
  3. At least a credit pass in chemistry at the KCE or its equivalent.

iv.    Higher Diploma holders: A candidate holding a Higher Diploma from Kenya National Examination Council in relevant area or its equivalent as shall be determined by university senate, shall be admitted into the third year of study.

v.    Diploma applicants: A candidate must be holders of MKU diploma in engineering with at least a credit pass in the relevant discipline or its equivalent as shall be determined by university senate. Diploma holders will normally be admitted into the second year of study.

vi.    A holder of other qualifications recognized by the Senate as equivalent to i, to iv above.

Programme Duration:
The curriculum for the degree programme shall extend over a period of not less than five academic years of study.


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Applications can be downloded here , you can also submit your application online here

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