Diploma in Technology (Biochemistry) - Technical University of Kenya | Educartis

2 years
On Campus


Course Overview

This two year Diploma in Technology (Biochemistry) will train students on innovative machinery troubleshooting and upgrading techniques, and expose them to the latest medical breakthroughs in the field. Taken on campus at the Technical University of Kenya, this programme combines comprehensive theoretical learning with crucial hands-on practical experience to ensure students have the knowledge and skills to keep up with the rapid technological advancements in this field. 

The information superhighway era has sparked growing demands for rapid technological advancements as industry players are constantly developing new techniques and adopting revolutionary machinery in order to remain competitive. With a Diploma in Technology (Biochemistry), you will have access to challenging, highly rewarding, and well paid jobs that will allow you to improve the healthcare of individuals in Kenya and globally. 

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of this course, students will be able to: 

  • Design, carry out, and record the results of chemical experiments using classical techniques, modern instruments, and/or computers, then analyse those results to draw accurate conclusions. 
  • Observe safe practices in the laboratory, follow proper procedures and regulations for safe use and disposal of chemicals, and respond to emergencies in the laboratory.
  • Communicate experimental results through effective written and oral communication.
  • Work collaboratively with members of a team in diverse settings. 
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Certification obtained

Diploma in Technology (Biochemistry) 

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will enhance students' skills in careers such as: 

  • Healthcare Scientist 
  • Laboratory Technician 
  • Biomedical Scientist 
  • Analytical Chemist 

When do I start?

Next available course

Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students require: 
  • KCSE Mean Grade of C- (Minus) with C- in cluster subjects.

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must: 

  • Fill in the online application form 
  • Upload their academic certificates and a copy of their National ID/Birth Certificate/Passport 
  • Pay a non-refundable fee of 2,000 KES 

Payment options

Students can pay their fees through: 

  • Bank Deposit
  • Bank Transfer 
There are scholarships and grants available for certain courses. 

Detailed course information

This course is taken on-campus at the Technical University of Kenya over the period of two academic years (6 semesters). 

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