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Bachelor of Technology (Telecommunications) program

Technical University of Kenya

Bachelors Degree Program 4 Years

Course Details

Course Overview

The Bachelor of Technology in Telecommunications degree offered at the Technical University of Kenya introduces students to the techniques and technologies required to resolve problems relating to signal transmission and receiving and communication networking. Students also study the design of electronic communications systems.

This degree trains students to work in the fields of communications and, telematic and electronic technologies, as well as multimedia and audiovisual engineering.

Telecommunications studies are in high economic and social demand, and provide future graduates with a professional profile which will be successful and valued due to their extensive knowledge of state-of-the-art technologies, in addition to their adaptation skills and great versatility.

Bachelor of Technology (Telecommunications) degree programme at Technical University of Kenya, TUK.

Minimum Entry Requirements

Candidates shall be eligible for admission into the Bachelor of Technology (Telecommunications) degree in the School of Engineering Science and Technology at the Technical University of Kenya in the following categories:

KCSE Applicants

The basic admission requirement shall be the minimum entry requirements set for entry into the public universities, which is at least an average grade of C+ in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE).

In addition, applicants are expected to have obtained at least a grade C+ in each of the cluster subjects in following cluster of subjects in KCSE examinations:
Cluster Subjects
 

  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology/any Group III/any Group IV/any Group V.
  • Group III:
    • History and Government,
    • Geography,
    • Christian Religious Education,
    • Islamic Religious Education,
    • Hindu Religious Education.
  • Group IV:
    • Home Science,
    • Art and Design,
    • Agriculture,
    • Aviation Technology,
    • Computer Studies.
  • Group V:
    • French,
    • German,
    • Arabic,
    • Music,
    • Business Studies.    


A-Levels or Equivalent
Candidates should have a minimum of two (2) principal passes in Mathematics and Physics and a subsidiary level pass in Chemistry with a credit pass in English at O-Level

Diploma (TEP) or Equivalent
Candidates with Diploma (Technical Education Project) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering of Kenya Polytechnical University or an equivalent qualification

Diploma in Technology (Dip.Tech.) or Equivalent
Candidates with a Diploma in Technology (Dip.Tech.) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering of Technical University of Kenya or an equivalent qualification

Higher Diploma (H.Dip.) or Equivalent
Candidates with a Higher Diploma (H.Dip.) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering of Technical University of Kenya or an equivalent qualification

Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) or Equivalent
Candidates with a Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering of Technical University of Kenya or an equivalent qualification

Course Objectives

Telecommunications graduates from the Technical University of Kenya are highly employable in national and international markets. Opportunities are available to them in the following: 

  • Business: Project office, R&D, service organization and planning: (telephony, internet, digital television), application of sensors and actuators, processor design for intelligent systems or installations, renewable energy and cogeneration installations, design, optimization, maintenance, and repair of hardware and communication networks, electronic components and production systems, radio technologies.
  • Independent contractor: engineering studies, project development and implementation, worksite management, telecommunications infrastructure, expert reports and legal evaluations, telecommunication networks.
  • Government: technicians in local, regional, and central government.
  • Education: Teaching at secondary, higher, and vocational levels.

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