Bachelor of Science in Control and Instrumentation course; Requirements, duration, job opportunities and universities offering the course

The bachelor of science degree in control and instrumentation is a five-year degree programme that aims to provide students with sound theoretical and practical training in the design, operation and maintenance of automated process control systems and measurements systems.

In the first two years of the bachelor program, students are introduced to wide range of foundation science and engineering topics such as mathematics, physical, material sciences, computer programming, circuit theory fundamental of electronics, digital circuit and design, electrical machines, electrical and electronic measurements, and introduction to signals and systems.

In the third and fourth years, courses are more specialized and industrially oriented including industrial process control, optical/electronic communication and engineering project. The lectures and laboratories, including industrial attachment, provide the student with invaluable experiences and knowledge of the design and implantation of automation process and instrumentation systems.

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Career Opportunities

Graduates of this programme are required by industries such as power stations, steel plants, refineries, food/beverage factories and cement plants.  They have a multidisciplinary role to play. One may choose to move sideways into other career areas either within or outside their industry in such areas as purchasing, sales, marketing, finance, IT or general management. Those who have an aptitude use their expertise they have gained in industry and engage in consultancy work, academic research in universities or acquire a tutoring/coaching role as a lecturer or trainer of instrumentation engineers.

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REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (INSTRUMENTATION & CONTROL ENGINEERING) COURSE

On the KUCCPS site, this course is placed under cluster 7.
CLUSTER SUBJECT 1MAT A
CLUSTER SUBJECT 2PHY
CLUSTER SUBJECT 3CHE
CLUSTER SUBJECT 4BIO / HAG / GEO / CRE / IRE / HRE / HSC / ARD / AGR / WW / MW / BC / PM / ECT / DRD / AVT / CMP / FRE / GER / ARB / KSL / MUC / BST
NOTE: A subject may only be considered ONCE in this section

MINIMUM SUBJECT REQUIREMENTS

SUBJECT 1MAT AC
SUBJECT 2PHYC
SUBJECT 3CHEC

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INSTITUTIONS WHERE THE PROGRAMME IS OFFERED

Some of the institutions offering this programme are:

CUCHUKA UNIVERSITY
DKUTDEDAN KIMATHI UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
EUEGERTON UNIVERSITY
JKUATJOMO KENYATTA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY
JKUATJOMO KENYATTA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY
KUKENYATTA UNIVERSITY
MCKUMACHAKOS UNIVERSITY
MMUMULTIMEDIA UNIVERSITY OF KENYA
MMUMULTIMEDIA UNIVERSITY OF KENYA
MMUSTMASINDE MULIRO UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
MUMOI UNIVERSITY
MUMOI UNIVERSITY
MUTMURANGA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
TUKTECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF KENYA
TUMTECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF MOMBASA
UONUNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI

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