Environmental science is an interdisciplinary academic field that integrates physical, biological, and information sciences (including ecology, biology, physics, chemistry, plant science, zoology, mineralogy, oceanography, limnology, soil science, geology and physical geography, and atmospheric science) to the study of the environment, and the solution of environmental problems.
Environmental studies incorporate more of the social sciences for understanding human relationships, perceptions, and policies towards the environment.
An Environmental Science diploma graduate may apply for a job in the following areas
NB: An Environmental Science diploma holder may proceed to a degree level in any of the following related courses.
Environmental Science students gain a holistic knowledge of the environment through courses from the sciences, social sciences, and humanities. The interdisciplinary model will equip students with the critical and analytical skills to think through the many complex factors that influence our understanding of the environment.
Upon completing this KNEC Environmental Science Diploma programme, the graduate will be able to:
To qualify for admission, the trainee must have passed with a Mean Grade of C-(minus) and above in KCSE and they must have passed in Chemistry, Biology/Physics, Mathematics, and English.