Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and Biotechnology at University of Embu

Course NameBachelor of Science in Microbiology and Biotechnology
Other Course NameBSc in Microbiology and Biotechnology
Institution University of Embu
TypePublic University
LocationEmbu County
QualificationBachelor's Degree
Mode of Study Full time

Course Entry/Admission Requirements for BSc in Microbiology and Biotechnology at University of Embu

1. Mean grade C+ (Plus) at Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) or equivalent with at least C+(Plus) in Biology, C (plain) in Chemistry and any other two subjects


2. Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE) or equivalent with at least two Principal passes in Biology and Chemistry and one Subsidiary pass in Mathematics, Physics or Geography;


3. Mean grade C (plain) at Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) and a Diploma (or Higher National Diploma) in Biological or related sciences with at least a credit pass

Interested candidates should additionally visit the university website or contact the admissions office for further information on both the university and departmental entry requirements for this course.

Duration of Study

4 years

Additional Info

Career Opportunities

  • Laboratory technician
  • Biomedical scientist
  • Biotechnologist
  • Clinical research associate
  • Food technologist
  • Healthcare scientist
  • immunologist
  • Medicinal chemist
  • Microbiologist
  • Nanotechnologist
  • Environmental consultant
  • Environmental education officer
  • Environmental engineer
  • Environmental manager
  • Marine biologist
  • Nature conservationist
  • Waste management & Recycling officer.
  • Sustainability consultant


How to Apply for Admission

Application Forms

Application Fees

Application forms should be submitted upon a payment of a non-refundable application fee of:

  • KSh. 4,000 for PhD
  • KSh. 2,000 for Masters and Bachelors,
  • KSh. 1,000 for Diploma and
  • KSh. 500 for Certificate for East Africans and
  • USD 100, USD 50, USD 25 and USD 15 respectively for non-East Africans.

The application fees should be paid to the following accounts:

Kenya Commercial Bank, Embu Branch               1140846019
Equity Bank, Embu Branch                                0190260737294
National Bank, Embu Branch                             01001081259300
MPESA PAY BILL                                              418888

Duly filled-in forms should be submitted with the original copy of the application fee payment deposit slip.

Applications and enquiries should be directed to the following:

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academics, Research and Extension)
P.O. Box 6-60100, EMBU
Tel. 020-2444136, 0727933950, 0788199505
E-mail: school email,,

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** Despite the fact that reasonable effort has been made in order to provide an accurate description of this course, certain details could have been updated by the institution which may impact the accuracy of the information presented here. We advice that you contact the institution directly to confirm admission details.