The department of Applied sciences started as a servicing department, then called Mathematics and science in 1985. Its mandate then was to service other departments in these areas.

Later the B.O.G challenged the department to start courses in applied sciences and in 2001, the department admitted the first students in certificate in science laboratory technology (SLT).

The courses offered are aimed at imparting different skills and knowledge in the food industries, chemical industries and also in the field of research. The department equips the students to work in industries and research institutions. By the end of training the trainees are able to:

  • Understand the role of science research and innovation in the world today.
  • They are able to acquire supervisory skills
  • Develop scientific skills and research to overcome problems affecting our day to day lives.
  • Acquire knowledge and skills to offer advisory service in the area specialty
  • Our graduates are obsorbed in research institution, hospitals, food and beverage industries both private and public sector.

    All diploma/ level 6 graduates are eligible to further their students in Bachelor of Science degrees in their areas of specialization.

    Mode of Delivery

    The mode of delivery is structured coursework, laboratory sessions and industrial attachments in both Certificate and Diploma courses. This is aimed at providing the student with invaluable experiences, knowledge, skills and attitude as they enter the world of work.

    Applied science department has grown rapidly in both students enrolment and staff size. Currently there are over 500 students. The department has 31 qualified trainers; four (4) have PhD’s, fifteen (15) have masters degree while the rest have first degree.

    Equipped Laboratories

    Experienced Trainers

    Cost Effective Services