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The Genomic Science Option essentially comprises of genetics and molecular biology and application of these to studying genetic materials of organisms. Advances in genomics are fundamental to solving societal functions, including health and medicine, food and agriculture, nanotechnology and manufacturing. Genetics is used in Forensic Science in identification of criminals through DNA
High school graduates, diploma holders & technicians. Professionals such as technologists, nurses & those working in forensic laboratories, pharmaceutical, research institutes which require genomic science.
THIRD YEAR OF STUDY
– Medical Genetics
– Basic Immunology
– Fundamentals of Medical Mien
– Molecular Genetics
– Virology 1.
– Experimental Animal Science
– Research Methodology
– Genomic Structure & Expression
– Advanced Immunology
– Techniques in Molecular Biology I
– Population Genetics
– Virology II
FOURTH YEAR OF STUDY
– Research Projects (for dissertation) 2 units
– Parasitology I
– Bioethics & Biosafety
– Techniques in Molecular Biology II
– Microbial Genetics
– Parasitology II
– Animal Biotechnology
– Applied Genetics and Forensic Science
– Applied Population Genetics
ADDITIONAL OPTIONAL UNIT
– Regulations of gene expression
How to Apply
Application Requirements for qualified students:
– A dully filled registration form – to be obtained from the offices/website upon payment of non-refundable fee.
– Two passport size photos.
– Copies of relevant certificates
Applications for the courses are on official application forms.
1. click to download JKUAT IT Department application form. or obtain a hand-copy from the office.
2. Pay a non-refundable application fee as follows:
– Certificates: Kshs500
– Diplomas: 1000
– Degrees: Kshs1,500
– Masters: 1,500
Bank Account Numbers:
– Standard Chartered Bank Account number 0108023434900
– Barclays Bank Account Number 0775001216
– Co-operative Bank of Kenya Account Number 01129098952900
– National Bank Account Number 0100359580600
– Equity Bank Account Number 0090291251426
Graduates of this course can get employment in: Teaching & research institutions such as universities KEMRI, ILRI, KARI, National Public Health Laboratory, Welcome Trust Research, ICIPE, Health &Pharmaceutical industries /forensic laboratories, Criminal Investigation Department Laboratories (CID), Medico-Legal practitioners etc
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Tuition Fees for Kenyan Students = Kshs180,000
Tuition Fees for International Students = Kshs216,000
**EAC (East African Community) Students pay the same amount as Kenyan students. Countries in the East African Community include; Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.
NOTE: The tuition fees charged, may vary from programme to programme and from time to time, with foreign students paying 20% more that the Kenyan students.: