BSc. in Telecommunication and Information Engineering

Bachelor of Science in Telecommunication and Information Engineering

Telecommunication and Information Engineering is one of the most rapidly growing Engineering discipline that combines the principles of electrical and electronics, computer science and information technology. The BSc. in Telecommunication & Information Engineering degree is structured to equip students with the knowledge, design techniques and insight needed for a competent Telecommunication and Information engineer at the global level. The course covers the following areas:

  • Analogue and digital systems
  • Transmission lines
  • Microprocessors
  • Waveguide systems
  • Broadcasting engineering
  • Cellular communication
  • Data communication
  • Digital signal processing
  • Satellite communication
  • Optical Communication
  • Telephony systems
  • Digital communication

The curriculum is designed to produce graduates with a solid grounding in theory and hands-on practical training. The practical proficiency is achieved through extensive laboratory training, seminars, engineering projects, workshop practice, industrial visits and industrial attachment.

Entry requirements

Applicants must satisfy any of the following requirements as required by the University Senate;

Kenya Certificate Of Secondary Education (KCSE) applicants:
Mean grade C+ (plus) and above with Maths C+, Physics C+, and Chemistry C+

Kenya Advanced Certificate Of Education (KACE) applicants:
I. Two principal passes in mathematics and physics; and
II. At least a total score of nine (9) points at the KACE or equivalent; and
III. At least a credit pass in Chemistry at the KACE or its equivalent.

Holders of Electrical and Electronics Diploma from recognized institutions or Kenya National Examination Council (K.N.E.C) with at least a CREDIT and a MEAN GRADE of C in K.C.S.E are eligible for admission into the 2nd year of study

Holders of KNEC Higher National Diploma in electrical and electronics engineering and a MEAN GRADE of C in K.C.S.E are eligible for admission into the 3rd year of study.
Holders of other qualification recognise by the University Senate as equivalent to 1, 2, 3 or 4 above.

Duration
The program takes a period of five years, each year divided into two academic semesters.

How to apply
Applications shall be made on official application forms which are available at the Office of the Registrar (Academics Affairs). The forms can also be downloaded from the university website www.dkut.ac.ke .
The complete application forms should be dropped or sent to the Office of the Registrar (Academics Affairs) upon payment of Ksh. 1000 application fee which is non-refundable.