Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT)

Bachelor of Science in Mining and Mineral Processing Engineering

  • Bachelors Degree Program
  • Duration : 5years

Course Overview

Bachelor of Science in Mining and Mineral Processing Engineering at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT) involves separating valuable elements of material from unwanted waste material from the ore body, in most economical way.

Minimum Entry Requirements

Bachelor of Science in Mining and Mineral Processing Engineering at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT)has the following requirements;

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) who have at least a mean aggregate of grade B– (minus); and mean grade for the total score in the four JAB cluster subjects of at least B(plain);

and the following minimum grades in the individual cluster subjects: Alternative A - Mathematics C+(plus), Physics C+(plus), Chemistry C+(plus), and Biology C+(plus), or any of Group II C+(plus); or any of Group III C+(plus); or any of Group IV C+(plus); or any of Group V C+(plus); Alternative B- Mathematics C+(plus), Physical Sciences B(plain), Biological Sciences C+(plus), and Geography or any of Group IV C+(plus),

or

equivalent qualification obtained in other examination systems. However, for program No. 6 the minimum requirement is a mean grade of C+ (plus) and the minimum grade in the individual cluster subjects is same as above

Course Objectives

Bachelor of Science in Mining and Mineral Processing Engineering at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT) aims at producing Engineers specialized in both mining and mineral processing. Mining engineering is basically the process of taking minerals resources from the earth in response to man’s needs.

Course Program

Bachelor of Science in Mining and Mineral Processing Engineering at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT)  is a 5 years in which the first three all students cover common units mainly in Mathematics, applied Physics, fundamental Engineering principles and principles of mining and mineral processing Engineering. In the fourth year of study, besides the core units, a student will take elective units in either mining or mineral processing engineering. Each student will undergo a mandatory eight-week industry based practical attachment at the end of the second, third and fourth year of study. In the final year of study, every student must undertake a suitable Engineering project under the supervision of a member of academic staff.

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