Kiriri Women’s University of Science and Technology

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Kiriri Women’s University of Science and Technology

Kiriri Women’s University of Science and Technology (KWUST) is a private university and women’s only university in Kenya from inception to operation.

It is the first university of its kind in Eastern and Southern Africa, which comprises 23 countries in total. As a women’s only university, our main objective is to bridge the gap in gender representation in higher education as well as contributing to the social and economic development of the country.

The university has two campuses; the main campus is situated in one of the most serene environment on a fifty acre plot; a place which is conducive to genuine intellectual excitement and cutting-edge research at Kasarani. The other campus is located in Westlands.
There are three intakes a year in January, May and September.

The university has two schools and one faculty of science name School of Business and Management, School of Computer and Information Technology, and Faculty of Science (Mathematics, Physics, Biological Sciences, Environmental Science, Chemistry).

Courses offered at Kiriri Women’s University of Science and Technology

Courses offered at Kiriri Women’s University of Science and Technology. Find some of the courses being offered below.

Degree Programmes
•    Bachelor of Science Business Administration
•    Bachelor of Science Computer Science
•    Bachelor of Science Mathematics

Diploma Programmes
•    Diploma in Business Administration
•    Diploma in Procurement and Supplies Management
•    Diploma in Human Resource Management
•    Diploma in Information & Communication Technology
•    Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management
•    Diploma in Early Childhood Development Education

Certificate Programmes
•    Certificate in Business Administration
•    Certificate in Purchasing & Supplies Management
•    Certificate in Marketing Management
•    Certificate in Guidance and Counselling
•    Certificate in Corruption Prevention and Integrity
•    Certificate in Disaster Management
•    Certificate in Leadership and Management
•    Certificate in Conflict Resolution and Peace
•    Certificate in Early Childhood Development & Education

Upcoming Programmes
•    BSc.Computer & Information Technology
•    BSc. Actuarial Science
•    Bachelor of Laws (LL.B)
•    B.A. Education
•    Post Graduate Degrees

Kiriri Women’s University of Science and Technology Admission Requirements

Kiriri Women’s University of Science and Technology Admission Requirements varies depending on the course you want to apply.

Basic Admission Criteria
The student’s secondary school record and national examination results will be the most important admission credentials required. A basic guideline on minimum entry requirements is summarised in the table next.

Examination    Minimum Admission Requirements
KCSE    C+ (C Plus)
IGCSE    5 Upper Level passes
GCE    5 ‘O’ level passes with C and above or principal C at A level
12th Grade    GPA of 2.5

Students from countries which do not sit any of the above examinations and have completed secondary school will be required to sit a special qualifying examination. There are of course specific requirements for each of the programmes on offer.

BSc Computer Science
To be admitted to the Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, a candidate must;
1.    Have obtained a minimum mean grade of C+ (C Plus) in KCSE. Further, the candidate must have passed with a minimum grade of C (C Plain) in Mathematics and English
2.    Applicant must have covered Physics or Physical Science in Secondary School
3.    A minimum of two Principal Passes one of which must be Mathematics at Advanced Level Certificate from a recognised institution
4.    Have a diploma in relevant subjects with at least a credit pass from an institution recognised by the university.
5.    A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 after undertaking Pre-University programme from a recognised institution
6.    Have any relevant qualification equivalent to the above

BSc Mathematics
To be eligible for the Bachelor of Science in Mathematics degree, a candidate must;
1.    Have obtained a minimum mean grade of C+ (C Plus) in KCSE. In addition, she must have passed with a grade C (C Plain) in Mathematics and English
2.    Have a minimum of two principal passes one of which must be Mathematics at Advanced Level Certificate from a recognised institution
3.    Have a diploma in relevant subjects with at least a credit pass from an institution recognised by the university
4.    A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 after undertaking Pre-University programme from a recognised institution
5.    Have any relevant qualification equivalent to the above four. Student who have met the university entry requirement but have not met the minimal departmental requirement of a grade C (C Plain) in Mathematics and English will be required to undertake a one semester bridging course in the relevant subject

BSc Business Administration
To be admitted to the Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, a candidate must:
1.    Have obtained a minimum mean grade of C+ (C Plus) in KCSE. In addition, the candidate must have passed with a minimum grade of C (C Plain) inMathematics and English
2.    Have a diploma in relevant subjects with at least a credit pass from an institution recognised by the university
3.    Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 after undertaking Pre-University programme from a recognised institution
4.    Have any relevant qualification equivalent to the above

Diploma in Business Administration
To be eligible for the Diploma in Business Administration, a candidate must;
1.    Have obtained a minimum mean grade of C- (C Minus) in KCSE, or
2.    Have KCE Division II, or
3.    Have a certificate in Business Administration from a reputable and recognised institution with a credit level pass
4.    Applicants wishing to obtain specialised knowledge and skills in Business Administration must have a degree

Diploma in ICT
To be eligible for a diploma in ICT a candidate must have
1.    KCSE mean grade C- (C Minus)
2.    C- (C Minus) in Mathematics, English/Kiswahili
3.    Students who have done a certificate course in a computer/telecommunications engineering related field will be considered for admission after review of their transcripts
4.    ‘A’ level leavers in any Science cluster subjects; mid-career practitioners
5.    Considerable work experience in Information Technology or Telecommunications industry will be considered

Kiriri Women’s University of Science and Technology Application Forms

Application forms to the degree programme are available from the Admissions Office at a non-refundable fee of KES 1,000 for local applicants and US$ 55 for foreign applicants.

Completed application forms should be returned with the following attachments:

Relevant result slip
School leaving certificate
2 letters of reference one of which should be from the Head teacher/ Principal of the high school attended
3 Passport sized photographs

Kiriri Women’s University of Science and Technology Contacts

The Admissions Office
Westlands Campus
Pamstech House, Woodvale Grove
P.O. BOX 49274 – 00100
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: +254 020 444 22 12
Cell: +254 721 435 287
Fax: 4444175
Email: info@kwust.ac.ke