BSc. Environmental and Biosystems Engineering
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University of Nairobi, School of Engineering

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BSc. Environmental and Biosystems Engineering


Admission Requirements

The regulations and entry requirements of the Faculty of Engineering shall apply. Specifics of the same are outlined below. Candidates shall be eligible for admission into the Bachelor of Science Degree in the Faculty of Engineering in the following categories:
(A) Candidates with KCSE :
For candidates with KCSE the basic admission requirement shall be the minimum entry requirement set for entry into the Public Universities, which is at least an average grade of C + in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE). In addition candidates are expected to have performed well in of the following alternative cluster of subjects in KCSE Examinations, but at any rate shall have obtained at least a grade of C + in each of the cluster subjects, as well as in the English Language .
Alternative A :
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Biology or Geography or any Group IV subject excluding Home Science
Alternative B :
  • Physical Sciences
  • Biological Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Geography or any Group IV subject excluding Home Science
Group IV Subjects :
  1. Home Science
  2. Power Mechanics
  3. Art and Design
  4. Electricity
  5. Agriculture
  6. Drawing and Design
  7. Woodwork
  8. Aviation Technology
  9. Metalwork
  10. Computer Studies
Candidates with KCSE who have obtained a grade below C + , but at least a C - , in only one cluster subject shall be allowed to take a bridging course in that subject to bring it to the grade of C + or better, provided that such a bridging course shall be taken at the University of Nairobi.
(B) Candidates with A-Levels or International Baccalaureate (IB) :
The candidates shall have a minimum entry requirement of 2 Principal Level passes in Mathematics and Physics and a Subsidiary Level pass in Chemistry with a credit pass in English

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The Dean, School of Engineering
Physical Address: Harry Thuku Road, Behind Engineering Building next to Nolfolk Hotel
Postal Address: P. O. Box 30197 - 00100 Nairobi, Kenya
Telephone: +254 (020) 318262 Ext.28400/28415/28401 or +254(020) 2319188
Fax: -254 (020) 2245566
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