WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$1,272 /year
Applications Begin:January 2020
Final Award:Bachelor of Science in Telecommunications
Start Date:September 2020
Academic Unit:School of Science, Engineering and Technology
Campus:Main Campus
Application Deadline: May 2021
Programme Overview

This program aims to produce graduates with:
1)A solid grounding in the basics of telecommunication systems and operations.

2)A thorough understanding of the many telecommunication technologies used not only in Kenya but all over the world.

3)The preparedness of facing and shaping the future of telecommunications in Kenya and beyond.

4)Computing and programming skills relevant to the industry and beyond.

5)The skills to design new telecommunication products and systems.

6)The skills to analyse, configure, man, maintain and install telecommunication systems.

7)A holistic understanding of the business, political and legal frameworks that govern the telecommunication industry.

8)An insider’s view of how telecommunication companies are run and managed and how to make strategic plans in the industry.

9)The ability to plan, guide and implement environmentally-aware technological change

Expected Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the programme, graduates will be able to:

1)Differentiate the various technologies used in telecommunications and be in a position to advice on the best telecommunication solutions for various client requirements.

2)Design and implement telecommunication networks.

3)Analyse telecommunication signals from various transmission modes.

4)Install, configure, man and maintain telecommunication systems.

5)Combine knowledge gained from various fields for a holistic approach to telecommunications.

6)Analyse emerging telecommunication issues in terms of their business, economic, scientific and technological importance.

7)Develop and apply technological solutions in pragmatic, environmentally-sensitive ways.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements
KCSE C+ with C (plain) in Mathematics, Physics and English; or Diploma in Computer Science or Information Technology with at least Credit Pass


1. An official translation of academic records (where language of study is not English)
2. A current financial guarantee letter
3. A completed immigration pass form (2 forms enclosed)
4. Academic document equation fee
5. A copy of Passport
Application Process
Application Fees for Kenyan Students: $9
Application Fees for International Students: $9

How to Apply
**DOWNLOAD & PRINT Application Forms OR OBTAIN Application Forms from the Office of the Registrar (Academic Affairs)
**Duly completed forms should be returned to any of the below offices with non-refundable fee as follows:
– Undergraduate – Kshs. 1,000
– Postgraduate – Kshs. 1,500

Official Kabarak University Bank Accounts / Accepted Payment Means:
– Standard Chartered Bank – 01040-943637-01 Nakuru;
– Trans National Bank – 0040503005 Nakuru;
– Kenya Commercial Bank – 1109663161 Nakuru;
– Equity Bank – 0310294445167 Nakuru Kenyatta Avenue.
– New students – M-PESA paybill /Business number 511480-  Enter your National ID Number as account number.
– Continuing students only – MPESA PayBill /Business number  983100 – Enter your Registration Number as Account number.  e.g CM/M/1234/01/17   NB. Confirm that all details are correct.
Select “Pay Bill” from M-pesa menu.
Enter Kabarak University business number 983100
Enter your Full Student Admission Number as account number e.g CM/M/1234/01/16.
Enter the amount you wish to pay.
Enter your M-pesa PIN
   Confirm that all details are correct
You will receive a confirmation of the transaction via SMS. Paying your Fees with M-PESA (Continuing Students Only)

Paying through M-Pesa by Non Students

– Select “Pay Bill” from M-pesa menu.
– Enter Kabarak University business number 511480
– Enter your Name or ID Number as account number.
– Enter the amount you wish to pay.
– Enter your M-pesa PIN
– Confirm that all details are correct
– You will receive a confirmation of the transaction via SMS.
No application is valid unless the appropriate application fee has been paid. Application forms can be accessed through an online application or downloaded.

The following documents should be attached to the application form:
– Copies of certificates and all transcripts
– Two (2)recent passport size photographs (write your name on reverse side)
– Copy of national ID/Passport or Birth Certificate

Additional Requirements for International Students:
– An official translation of academic records (where language of study is not English)
– A current financial guarantee letter
– A completed immigration pass form (2 forms enclosed)
– Academic document equation fee
– A copy of Passport

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for this programme include:
– Telecom Researcher
– Field Manager
– Hardware Designer
– Electronic Designer
– Network Designer
– Product Manager
– Radio Frequency Engineer
– Network Manager.

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Tuition Fees for Kenyan Students: $1,272
Tuition Fees for International Students: $1,272

Tuition fees per year for Kenyan Students = KES 140,000
Tuition fees per year for International students = KES 140,000
– The University reserves the right to adjust fees from time to time.
– The Tuition fees does not include charges for other requirements such as medical examination, caution money, identity card, graduation etc

Relevant Contact

Dr Peter Githara Rugiri
Dean, School of Science, Engineering and Technology
Admissions Office
For Admissions Enquiries