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Entry Requirements- Bachelor of Technology in Applied Statistics

A student wishing to pursue a BSc degree in Mathematics and Bachelor of Technology in Applied Statistics must satisfy the minimum university entry requirements and Faculty of Applied Sciences and Technology regulations.  Candidates must also satisfy one of the following categories:


KCSE Candidates
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, candidates 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.

KCSE Subject Grouping
Group I: English, Kiswahili, Mathematics
Group II: Biology, Physics, Chemistry
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, one in Mathematics and any other science subjects with a credit pass in English at O-Level.


Diploma (TEP) in Applied Statistics of KPUC or Equivalent
Candidates should have;

  1. Credit pass
  2. Pass with two years experience in industry
  3. or equivalent qualification approved by the senate

 Diploma in Technology (Dip. Tech.) or Equivalent
Candidates with a Diploma in Technology (Dip.Tech.) in Applied Statistics or Actuarial Science of the Kenya Polytechnic University College or an equivalent qualification should have;

  1. Credit pass
  2. Pass with two years experience in industry
  3. or equivalent qualification approved by the senate
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