DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Part I - When to Join
2024-08-30 (Remaining 4 months 10 days 17 hours 9 minutes )
Part II - Requirements
A holder of a Master’s degree in any relevant field A holder of a Master’s degree in a relevant field A Masters degree of TUK in a relevant field of Biology or equivalent from a university recognised by senate of TUK.
Part III - Approximate Fees & Projected Study Schedule
StatutoryTuitionTotal
Year 1 Semester 150, 500.00 KES140, 856.00 KES191, 356.00 KES
Year 1 Semester 20.00 KES140, 856.00 KES140, 856.00 KES
Year 2 Semester 148, 500.00 KES140, 856.00 KES189, 356.00 KES
Year 2 Semester 20.00 KES140, 856.00 KES140, 856.00 KES
Year 3 Semester 148, 500.00 KES140, 856.00 KES189, 356.00 KES
Year 3 Semester 20.00 KES140, 856.00 KES140, 856.00 KES
Grand Total147, 500.00 KES845, 136.00 KES992, 636.00 KES
*This excludes Industrial Attachment/Industrial-Based Learning.
**The University reserves the right to implement fees changes approved by the University Council without prior notice.
Part IV - Where Offered
DepartmentFOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
SchoolBIOLOGICAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
FacultyAPPLIED SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY
Part V - Interested in the Programme?
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7) Diploma in Criminology and Security Studies
8) Diploma in Disaster Management
9) Diploma in Entrepreneurship
10) Diploma in Environmental Resource Management
11) Diploma in Integrated Water Resources Management
12) Diploma in International Relations and Diplomacy
13) Diploma in Legal Studies
14) Diploma in Music
15) Diploma in Office Administration: Foreign Language e Secretarial
16) Diploma in Office Administration:Legal Secretarial
17) Diploma in Office Administration:Medical Secretarial
18) Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology
19) Diploma in Social Work and Community Development
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22) Diploma in Technology (Analytical Chemistry)
23) Diploma in Technology( Applied Statistics)
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26) DIPLOMA IN TECHNOLOGY : AVIATION SCI
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28) Diploma in Technology (Building Construction)
29) Diploma in Technology (Business Information Technology)
30) Diploma in Technology (Chemical Engineering Technology)
31) Diploma in Technology (Civil Engineering)
32) Diploma in Technology ( Communication and Computer Networks )
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34) Diploma in Technology (Computer Technology)
35) Diploma in Technology (Construction Management)
36) Diploma in Technology (Design)
37) Diploma in Technology ( Electrical and Electronics Engineering )
38) Diploma in Technology (Event and Convention Management)
39) Diploma in Technology ( Fashion Design )
40) Diploma in Technology (Geoinformation Technology)
41) Diploma in Technology (Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy)
42) Diploma in Technology (Hotel and Restaurant Management)
43) Diploma in Technology in Biochemistry
44) Diploma in Technology in Ecology and Conservation Biology
45) Diploma in Technology in Food Science and Technology
46) Diploma in Technology (Information Technology)
47) Diploma in Technology in Health Records and Information Technology
48) Diploma in Technology in Industrial and Applied Biology
49) Diploma in Technology (Institutional Catering and Accommodation Management)
50) Diploma in Technology ( Journalism and Mass Communication )
51) Diploma in Technology (Library and Information Science)
52) Diploma in Technology (Mechanical Engineering: Automotive and Autotronic Engineering)
53) Diploma in Technology (Mechanical Engineering: Industrial Plant and Energy Engineering)
54) Diploma in Technology (Mechanical Engineering: Manufacturing Engineering)
55) Diploma in Technology (Mechanical Engineering:Mechatronics Engineering)
56) Diploma in Technology (Mechanical Engineering:Refrigiration and Air Conditioning)
57) Diploma in Technology (Mechanical Engineering:Structural Fabrication and Metallurgical Engineering)
58) Diploma in Technology (Nutrition and Dietetics)
59) Diploma in Technology ( Printing )
60) Diploma in Technology (Quantity Surveying)
61) Diploma in Technology (Real Estate)
62) Diploma in Technology (Surveying Technology)
63) Diploma in Technology (Technical and Applied Physics)
64) Diploma in Technology (Textile Technology)
65) Diploma in Technology (Tourism and Travel Management )
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1) Bachelor in Technology (Journalism and Mass Communication)
2) Bachelor of Applied Science (Geospatial Information and Communication)
3) Bachelor of Architectural Studies/Bachelor of Architecture
4) Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies
5) Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Security Management
6) Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Diplomacy
7) Bachelor of Arts in Social Work and Community Development
8) Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Studies
9) Bachelor of Arts in Visual Art
10) Bachelor of Arts Music Studies
11) Bachelor of Business Studies : ( Business Management/Human Resource Management/Marketing/Logistics and Supply Chain Management/ International Business)
12) Bachelor of Commerce
13) Bachelor of Economics
14) Bachelor of Engineering (Aeronautical Engineering)
15) Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering)
16) Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering)
17) Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical & Electronics Engineering)
18) Bachelor of Engineering (Geospatial Engineering)
19) Bachelor of Engineering in Biosystems and Environmental Engineering
20) Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering)
21) Bachelor of Music
22) Bachelor of Philosophy in Technology (Printing Technology)
23) Bachelor of Public Health
24) Bachelor of Quantity Surveying
25) Bachelor of Real Estate
26) Bachelor of Science (Biochemistry)
27) Bachelor of Science (Counseling Psychology)
28) Bachelor of Science in Accountancy
29) Bachelor of Science in Event and Convention Management
30) Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management
31) Bachelor of Science in Information Science
32) Bachelor of Science (Land Administration)
33) Bachelor of Science (Mathematics)
34) Bachelor of Science (Medical Laboratory Science)
35) Bachelor of Science (Nutrition and Dietetics)
36) Bachelor of Science (Tourism and Travel Management)
37) Bachelor of Technology ( Applied Statistics )
38) Bachelor of Technology (Building Construction)
39) Bachelor of Technology (Business Information Technology)
40) Bachelor of Technology (Chemical Engineering)
41) Bachelor of Technology (Civil Engineering)
42) Bachelor of Technology ( Communication and Computer Networks)
43) Bachelor of Technology (Computer Technology)
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45) Bachelor of Technology (Electrical and Electronics Eng. Technology )
46) Bachelor of Technology (Environmental Resource Management)
47) Bachelor of Technology ( Fashion Design )
48) Bachelor of Technology (Food Science and Technology)
49) Bachelor of Technology (Geoinformation Technology)
50) Bachelor of Technology in Applied Biology
51) Bachelor of Technology in Biotechnology
52) Bachelor of Technology in Design
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54) Bachelor of Technology in Environmental Science
55) Bachelor of Technology (Information Technology)
56) Bachelor of Technology in Hotel and Restaurant Management
57) Bachelor of Technology in Information Studies
58) Bachelor of Technology in Institutional Catering & Accommodation
59) Bachelor of Technology in Integrated Water Resources Management
60) Bachelor of Technology in Medicinal Chemistry
61) Bachelor of Technology in Music
62) Bachelor of Technology in Office Administration and Technology
63) Bachelor of Technology in Science Laboratory Technology
64) Bachelor of Technology in Tourism and Travel Management
65) Bachelor of Technology(Mechanical Engineering Technology )
66) Bachelor of Technology (Nutrition and Dietetics)
67) Bachelor of Technology (Printing)
68) Bachelor of Technology (Surveying Technology)
69) BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY (Technical and Applied Physics)
70) Bachelor of Technology ( Textile Technology )
71) Bachelor of The Built Environment (Construction Management)
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1) Master of Applied Linguistics
2) Master of Arts in Entrepreneurship
3) Master of Business Administration
4) Master of Business Administration: (Accounting, Finance, Human Resource Management, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Marketing Management, Strategic Management, Business Analytics, Information Systems and Technology Management, Operations Strategy and Management, International Trade and Business Management, Risk and Actuarial Science, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Management)
5) Master of Construction Project Management
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8) Master of Philosophy in Applied Parasitology
9) Master of Philosophy in Parasitology
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11) Master of Public Health
12) Master of Science (Electrical and Electronics Engineering)
13) Master of Science in Applied Parasitology
14) Master of Science in Applied Statistics
15) Master of Science in Biochemistry
16) Master of Science in Biotechnology
17) Master of Science in Clinical Chemistry
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19) Master of Science in Clinical Histocytopathology
20) Master of Science in Community Nutrition
21) Master of Science in Computational Chemistry
22) Master of Science in Entrepreneurship
23) Master of Science in Event and convention Management
24) Master of Science in Food Science and Technology
25) Master of Science in Forensic Biochemistry
26) Master of Science in Hospitality Management
27) Master of Science in Immunology
28) Master of Science in Information and Knowledge Management
29) Master of Science in International Relations
30) Master of Science in Mathematics (Pure or Applied Mathematics)
31) Master of Science in Medical Microbiology
32) Master of Science in Medical Parasitology
33) Master of Science in Medical Physics
34) Master of Science in Medical Virology
35) Master of Science in Microbiology
36) Master of Science in Physics
37) Master of Science in Tourism Management
38) Master of Science (Land Administration)
39) Master of Technology in Analytical Chemistry
40) Master of Technology in Applied Entomology
41) Master of Technology in Applied Parasitology
42) Master of Technology in Biotechnology
43) Master of Technology in Communication and Computer Networks
44) Master of Technology in Computer Technology
45) Master of Technology in Environmental Resource Management
46) Master of Technology in Food Science and Technology
47) Master of Technology in Integrated Water Resources Management
48) Master of Technology in Petroleum Chemical Technology
49) Master of Technology ( Mechanical Engineering Technology)
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1) Doctor of Philosophy in Aquaculture
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9) Doctor of Philosophy in Epidemiology and Disease control
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11) Doctor of Philosophy in Immunology
12) Doctor of Philosophy in Nutritional Sciences
13) Doctor of Philosophy in Parasitology
14) Doctor of Philosophy in Plant Taxonomy
15) Doctor of Philosophy in Textile Technology
16) Doctor of Philosophy in Wildlife Conservation Management
17) PhD in Chemistry
18) PhD in Civil Engineering
19) PhD in Computer Science
20) PhD in Construction: Project Management
21) PhD in Design
22) PhD in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
23) PhD in Epidemiology and Biostatics
24) PhD in Food Science and Technology
25) PhD in Geospatial Sciences
26) PhD in Health Systems and Finance
27) PhD in Hospitality Management
28) PhD in Human Nutrition
29) PhD in Immunology
30) PhD in Information and Knowledge Management
31) PhD in Information Systems and Technology
32) PhD in Linguistics
33) PhD in Mechanical Engineering
34) PhD in Nutrition and Dietetics
35) PhD in Physics
36) PhD in Public Health ( Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Disease Control, Epidemiology and Informatics, Health Systems and Health, Health Records Management, Environmental and Occupational Health, Population and Communication Health, and Health Economics)
37) PhD in Tourism Management

Online Application Procedure



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


How should I pay for the application fee?
Pay for your application fee via eCitizen Platform. The platform can be accessed by clicking on a button labelled "Pay via eCitizen" which is available on your profile under "4-Application Fees" section. After clicking the button, you will guided accordingly on how to complete the payment process.
I am a foreigner, should I also pay via eCitizen Platform or there are other payment alternatives?
There are no payment alternatives. Foreigners are advised to use 'Debit/Credit/Prepaid Card' option to complete their payment process through the eCitizen Platform. Please ensure that the card is authorized for Internet transactions by the respective issuing bank.
Can I deposit the application fee directly into the University Bank Account?
No.
When shall I report for studies if I given admission?
Reporting date for diploma and undergraduate: 2024-08-30 (Remaining 4 months 10 days 17 hours 9 minutes ). However, for postgraduate admission, reporting is usually immediate.
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When shall I get feedback regarding my admission once I submit my application?
Selection for diploma and undergraduate applications is done in batches; the first one being around July, and subsequently after every two to three weeks upto mid August. Once selection for your programme is completed, you will be notified through the portal, email, SMS, or voice call. For postgraduate, selection is usually initiated immediately an application is submitted.
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Please browse the programmes on offer, where you will find minimum requirements, study schedule, and the cost. This then will guide your choice for programmes. Some programmes are very competitive such that meeting the minimum requirements and affording the cost do not guarantee admission into such programmes. You are therefore advised to submit your applications early.
Can I defer my studies?
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Can I apply using an application form other than online?
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Are there Certificate Courses?
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Can I use my previous Reference Number?
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When is the deadline for receiving applications?
Deadlines are usually set in every advertisement, and displayed on the this portal too. Current Status: Closing in 3 months 11 days 17 hours 9 minutes
How do I apply?
  1. Create Account with us or sign in if the account is already created;
  2. Enter your personal details to obtain a REFERENCE NUMBER which is in the form of APP/xxxxx/2024;
  3. Enter your academic qualifications and upload scanned copies of the corresponding certificates or result slips. Please note that result slips for examinations taken more than two years ago will not be accepted;
  4. Pay the application fee of KES 2,000 for Diploma/undergraduate programmes, KES 3,000 for postgraduate programmes, and KES 3,600 (USD 36) for foreign applicants. These payments should be made through eCitizen Platform. The payment will be confirmed automatically almost immediately;
  5. After payment confirmation from the eCitizen Platform, choose your preferred programme of study; thereafter,
  6. SUBMIT your programme of choice and wait for the selection process to be concluded. Meanwhile, you are advised to frequently log in, using your account details, to establish the status of your application.
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