Dedan Kimathi University of Technology

Dedan Kimathi University of Technology

About Dedan Kimathi University of Technology

Dedan Kimathi University of Technology (DeKUT) was established under the University’s Act 2012 by the Government of Kenya in December 2012. It is a Public University that focuses exclusively on Technology. It is the successor of Kimathi University College of Technology (KUCT), a constituent college if Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), that was established in 2007. The University offers a wide range of programmes both at the undergraduate and postgraduate level in various Schools and Institutes.

These include:Computer Science and Information Technology, Engineering, Applied Sciences, Food Science and Technology, Health Science, Business Management and Economics, Geothermal Energy Technology, Geomatics, Geospatial Information Systems and Remote Sensing, Tourism and Hospitality and Technical and Professional Studies. The University also offers diploma and Certificate courses for mid-level technical skills. The programmes offered by the University are approved by the Senate and the various designated bodies like Engineers Board of Kenya (CBK) and Commission for University Education (CUE) that was established by the government of Kenya through the Commission for University Education Act, 2010.

DeKUT recognises research as a pillar of both institutional and national development and its strategic focus is to provide technological education and create unique structures for research,innovations, extension and technology transfer. Thus, Research and Innovation, Linkages and Technology transfer are key result areas in the University’s Strategic plan for 2014-2019.

Dedan Kimathi University of Technology Courses Offered

Dedan Kimathi University of Technology (DeKUT) is a Chartered Public University that has two campuses: the Main Campus located within Nyeri County, 160 kilometers North of Nairobi City and Nairobi Campus located on the 2nd , 9th and 13th floor of Pension Towers, Loita street. We invite applications from suitably qualified applicants.

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
• PhD Mechanical Engineering
• Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering
• Master of Science in Telecommunication Engineering
• Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and Management
• Master of Science in Advanced Manufacturing &Automation Engineering
• Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
• Bachelor of Science in Mechatronic Engineering
• Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
• Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
• Bachelor of Education in Technology (Civil Engineering)
• Bachelor of Education in Technology ( Electrical and Electronic Engineering)
• Bachelor of Education in Technology (Mechanical Engineering)

SCHOOL OF SCIENCES
• Master of Science in Industrial Laser Technology and Photonics
• Master of Science in Industrial Mathematics
• Master of Science Leather Technology
• Bachelor of Science in Industrial Chemistry
• Bachelor of Science in Leather Technology
• Bachelor of Science Actuarial Science

SCHOOL OF COMPUTER SCIENCE & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
• Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
• Bachelor of Science in Business Information Technology
• Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
• Diploma in Information Technology
• Certificate in Information Technology

INSTITUTE OF FOOD BIORESOURCES TECHNOLOGY
• Master of Science in Food Science and Technology
• Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Technology
• Bachelor of Science in Food Nutrition and Dietetics
• Diploma of Science in Food Science and Technology
• Diploma in Coffee Technology and Cupping
• Certificate in Coffee Technology and Quality Management

INSTITUTE OF TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT
• Bachelor of Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality Management
• Diploma in Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality Management
• Certificate German language

SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCE
• Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Upgrading) 
• Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Direct Entry)  

INSTITUTE OF GEOTHERMAL ENERGY, TRAINING & RESEARCH (GeTRI)
• Master of Science in Geothermal Energy Technology
• Post Graduate Diploma in Geothermal Energy Technology
• Bachelor of Science in Geological Sciences and Technology

INSTITUTE OF GEOMATICS, GIS &REMOTE SENSING (IGGReS)
• Master of Science in Geospatial Information Systems and Remote Sensing
• Bachelor of Science in Geomatics and Geospatial Information Systems
• Bachelor of Science in Geospatial Information Science and Remote Sensing

INSTITUTE OF TECHNICAL AND PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
• Bachelor of Technology in Building Construction
• Diploma in Building Technology
• Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Power Option).
• Certificate in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Power Option).
• Certificate in Building Technology
• CCNA I,II.III,IV PROFESSIONAL COURSES
KASNEB
• ATD Level I (Intermediate), II,III
• CPA Sec. I, – VI
KISM 
• Certified Procurement and Supply Professional of Kenya (CPSP-K)
• Associate in Procurement and Supply of Kenya (APS-K)

Application Form


Application forms can be obtained from Dedan Kimathi University of Technology Main Campus and Nairobi Campus or downloaded from the University website www.dkut.ac.ke. One can submit dully filled application forms or apply online from our website https://www.dkut.ac.ke/index.php/academics/admission/apply-online, upon payment of a non-refundable application fee of Ksh.3, 000 for PhD, Ksh.1, 500 for Masters, Ksh.1, 000, for Undergraduate Degree, Ksh 500/- for Diploma and Certificate Programmes to any of the bank accounts on the application forms.

Application Process

  • Select Course
  • Send filled application

Apply Online

Admission Materials

  1. Admission Checklist
  2. Joining Instructions to Students
  3. Medical Examination Report
  4. Student Personal Details
  5. Learning Materials
  6. Nairobi CBD Centre Medical Emergency Form
  7. Students Rules and Regulations

MODE OF APPLICATION
Application forms can be obtained from Dedan Kimathi University of Technology Main Campus and Nairobi Campus or downloaded from the University website www.dkut.ac.ke. One can submit dully filled application forms or apply online from our website https://admissions.dkut.ac.ke/, upon payment of a non-refundable application fee of Ksh.3, 000 for PhD, Ksh.1, 500 for Masters, Ksh.1, 000, for Undergraduate Degree, Ksh 500/- for Diploma and Certificate Programmes to any of the bank accounts on the application forms.

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