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Applied Biology

Applied Biology

This Applied Biology course is a Diploma program accredited by KNEC.

  • Diploma
  • 3 years
  • Biology

Applied Biology stands as a cornerstone in understanding the intricate workings of organisms, spanning from the molecular level to the complexity of entire ecosystems. The Applied Biology Diploma program delves into the study of life and living organisms, encompassing their physiological, biochemical, and genetic aspects.

The Applied Biology Diploma program offers students a comprehensive exploration of life sciences, covering diverse topics such as organismal biology, biochemistry, genetics, and microbiology. Through a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical applications, students gain insights into the physical and chemical structures of organisms, their functions, development, and evolutionary processes.

A distinguishing feature of this program is its emphasis on utilizing living organisms, particularly microbes, to produce valuable products. From traditional practices like brewing and cheese making to cutting-edge technologies such as genetic engineering, students are equipped with the skills and knowledge to harness the potential of living organisms for various applications.

Career Opportunities:

Graduates of the Applied Biology Diploma program possess a versatile skill set that opens doors to a myriad of career opportunities across different sectors. Some of the roles that Applied Biology graduates may pursue include:

  • Laboratory Manager: Overseeing operations and research activities in biological laboratories.
  • Research Scientist/Officer: Conducting experiments, analyzing data, and contributing to scientific advancements in research institutions.
  • Horticulturalist: Cultivating plants, managing crops, and promoting sustainable agricultural practices.
  • Academician: Sharing knowledge and inspiring future generations as lecturers, teachers, or tutors in educational institutions.
  • Microbiologist: Studying microorganisms and their interactions with the environment, human health, and industrial processes.
  • Product Specialist: Providing expertise and support for the development and marketing of biotech products.
  • Sales Executive for Biotech Products: Promoting and selling biological products to various industries and clients.
  • Environmental Safety Officer: Ensuring compliance with environmental regulations and implementing measures to protect ecosystems and human health.

Further Training and Specialization:

The Applied Biology Diploma program serves as a solid foundation for further training and specialization in various fields of biological sciences. Graduates may pursue advanced studies in disciplines such as biological technology, microbiology, biochemistry, and molecular biology, expanding their expertise and career prospects in specialized areas of research and industry.


In conclusion, the Applied Biology Diploma program offers a dynamic and interdisciplinary approach to studying living organisms and their applications in various sectors. By blending theoretical knowledge with hands-on experience, students are prepared to embark on diverse career paths and contribute to scientific advancements, technological innovations, and sustainable practices in the biological sciences. As the demand for skilled professionals in applied biology continues to grow, graduates of this program are poised to make meaningful contributions to research, industry, and societal well-being.

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