Faculty of Applied Sciences and Technology

School of Physics and Earth Sciences
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Welcome to the School of Pure and Applied Sciences

Prof.-Paul-BakiThe School of Pure and Applied Sciences is home to the following academic departments:Department o Biochemistry and Biotechnology (DBB), Department of Biological Sciences and Technology (DBST), Department of Chemical Sciences and Technology (DCST), Department of Earth, Environmental Science and Technology (DEEST), Department of Food Science and Technology (DFST) and Department of Technical and Applied Physics (DTAP). These Departments offer diverse Certificate, Diploma and Bachelors, Masters and PhD Degree Programmes that are tailored to producing hands-on graduates that not only seek employment but also create them. All programmes have been developed with the input of stakeholders and have an element of Industrial attachment which exposes the learners to industrial work environment

About The School

"At The Technical University of Kenya, we intertwine Applied Sciences and Technology to solve common problems in society. So, when you train with us, you become part of the solution..."

The School runs hands-on programmes at the following levels: Certificate, Diploma, Bachelors, Masters and PhD. The School is home to distinguished experts consulting for United Nations in matters of Space and Bio-security, African Union in matters of Space Policy and Commission for University Education on Quality Assurance.


  • Fundamental and Theoretical Physics
  • Geoscience and the Environment
  • Astronomy and Space Science
  • Technical and Applied Physics
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