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BSc. in Industrial Chemistry

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Entry Requirements

KCSE mean grade of C+ with a minimum grade of C+ in Chemistry/ Physical Science, Mathematics and in either Physics, Biology/ Biological Science or Geography or A-Level two principal passes and one subsidiary pass in the relevant subjects or relevant diploma from an institution approved by the University Senate

Brief Description

Industrial Chemistry deals with commercial production of chemicals and related products from natural raw materials and their derivatives. BSc Industrial Chemistry provides an understanding of the manufacturing processes in the industry such as unit operations and unit processes that make up the chemical production. It provides a bridge between Classical Chemistry and Chemistry applied in industry.

Career Opportunities

Industrial chemists work in different industries including petrochemicals, polymers, plastics food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, minerals and new materials. One can also be research scientist, development chemist, technical representative, plant manager, development chemist, production process manager operations manager, fuel development chemist, research scientist, production process manager or operations manager

Duration

- The programme takes 4 years