Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry Program Offered at Kenya Methodist University

Bachelors Degree 4 years Fulltime Fee: on application Intake: Ongoing

Bachelors Degree (Accredited by: Kenya Methodist University)

About Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry Bachelors Degree program.

The Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry curriculum seeks to address the
need for specialized skills in disease diagnosis, crime detection and
pharmaceutical industry.
This program is designed for students who
intend to pursue careers in research institutions, medical laboratories,
food and beverages and quality assurance industries, academia,
pharmaceutical companies, forensic investigations, nutritional
counseling and self-employment in a biochemical/biotechnology

Objectives of Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry

By the end of the four years of training, the learners should be able to;

  • Acquire appropriate skills and competence to work in various careers
    such as pharmaceutical, food, cosmetics, Agriculture or biotechnology
    industries as well as in regulatory agencies in government, NGOs and
  • Be equipped with the skills they need to contribute to the many
    advances being made in medicine for both human and animals, as well as
    in genetic engineering, biotechnology and agriculture.
  • Equip those who have an interest in biochemistry as well as business
    have an opportunity to enter the business world as managers with a firm
    grasp of the science or technology of the companies for whom they will
    work after combining business-oriented degrees.
  • Pursue either a Masters or a PhD degree in biochemistry at the graduate level of study.

Entry requirements for Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry

  • At least a C+ (plus) in KCSE and the following grades in the
    subjects listed below at KSCE or its equivalent: Biology/Biological
    Sciences B (plain), Chemistry/Physical Sciences B (plain), Mathematics
    or Physics C+ (plus) OR
  • KACE with a principal pass in Biology and Chemistry, and a subsidiary pass in Mathematics or Physics OR
  • Be a holder of a Diploma with at least a credit pass in
    Biochemistry, Science Laboratory, Animal Health, Agriculture, Medical
    Laboratory Technology or Pharmaceutical Sciences or Applied Biology from
    a recognized institution by the University and at least a C plain in

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