Bsc. in Geology
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University of Nairobi, School of Physical Science

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Bsc. in Geology

Admission requirements

  1. Candidates must have attained the minimum University of Nairobi and School of Physical Sciences entry requirements
  2. In addition to meeting (i) above, candidates wishing to register for Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Geoscience must have any of the following:
    1. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with mean grade of C+ or equivalent, with passes in at least three subjects from either of the following;
      • Minimum grades of C+ in Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology and Geography or
      • Minimum grades of C+ in Mathematics, Biology, Geography  and B- in Physical Sciences
    2. Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE), or equivalent qualifications, with at least two Principal level passes in: Applied Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Pure Mathematics and Statistics
    3. Holders of KCSE mean grade of C plain or equivalent plus a Certificate and Diploma in a relevant field from an institution recognized by the senate.
    4. Ordinary/Higher National Diploma, or equivalent qualifications in the sciences with at least a pass.
    5. Science/Technical Diploma from Teacher Training Colleges, or equivalent in sciences with at least a pass.
    6. A science/technology degree from an institution recognized by the senate, or equivalent qualifications
  3. Candidates who may have not fulfilled conditions in 2 (ii)  above may be considered for admission provided they present evidence of having undertaken and passed relevant bridging courses from an institution recognized by the Senate and MUST have scored at least grade C in the subject(s) for which bridging has been undertaken.
For more information contact
The Dean, School of Physical Sciences,
Physical Address: UON Chiromo Campus, Riverside Drive, Off Chiromo Road
Postal Address: P. O. Box 30197 - 00100 - G.P.O, NAIROBI
Telephone: +254-20-4442482 or +254-20-4449004/5 (Extension 2120)