Diploma in Environmental Science & Technology
The Environmental Science and Technology course prepares students for careers focusing on understanding the natural and built environments and resolving environmental problems and concerns for the benefit of humans and ecosystems.
Specifically, this Diploma in Environmental Science & Technology course encompasses impacts of human society on the natural environment, the effects of environmental conditions on humans and ecosystems, science-based management of ecosystems, watershed and soil-related processes related to environmental quality, and designing solutions to sustainably improve environmental quality of air, water, soil, and biological communities.
COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES
Science and Technology Application. Students will demonstrate the ability to apply natural science principles and technology methods, and be able to express scientific questions and findings in the context of relevant socio-environmental dimensions.
Quantitative Reasoning. Students will demonstrate the ability to apply basic mathematical and quantitative reasoning in the context of relevant socio-environmental dimensions.
Written and Oral Communication. Students will be able to communicate clearly, concisely, and effectively in writing and speech to scientific, management, policy, or general audiences.
Information Literacy. Students will demonstrate information literacy skills that they can successfully apply in and outside their disciplines.
Technology Fluency. Students will be able to apply technologies to their research and academic efforts in the context of their specific disciplines.
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Respect (DEIR). Students will be able to apply their scientific and technological research and academic efforts in the context of diversity, equity, inclusion, and respect.
An Environmental Science and technology diploma graduate may apply for a job in the following areas
- Medical research institutions
- Environment and pollution control organizations e.g Nema
- Quality Assurance Institutions e.g. Kenya Bureau of Standards.
- Production industries
- Chemical processing industries
Diploma in Environmental Science & Technology Entry Requirements
- KCSE Mean Grade C- (Minus) or
- Pass in relevant Craft Course or
- Equivalent qualification approved by KNEC.