Every student always has a dream to have the best life in future. The achievement of this dream mostly relies on the student's educational background.
At a certain stage in the field of education, especially at university level, students find it difficult to choose the courses that they wish to study for, have a degree and a well paying job in the future.
The following are some of the best courses and their requirements offered in Kenyan universities .
1. Medicine and surgery.
Most people regard medicine as a very difficult course, that entails around seven years of study and experience. This career is mostly pursued by students who are determined and set to achieve that goal despite the set backs.
The requirements for this course are:
- a qualification entry of a C+ and above.
- a score of B plain and above in the following subjects- Biology, Physics, Mathematics, English and Kiswahili.
The courses under the bachelor of medicine and surgery include
- laboratory science
Therefore a student can specialize in any of the above mentioned fields.
It's always an added advantage in this course because after the Seven years of study, you can be employed by the government, private sector or maybe establish your own private hospital.
Bachelor of law is another course that needs attention and hard work.
A degree in Law gives you skills to practice law, depending on the field that you specialize in. You may study law in finance, Commerce , media, internet or family law.
It also introduces you to perspectives of the law, international legal order and theoretical substance of law.
For you to study law, you must attain A- and above in KCSE to join as a regular student and a C+ and above to join as a module 2 student.
B plain in English
Some of the best universities to pursue law are - University of Nairobi, Kenyatta University, Moi University and Mount Kenya University.
To qualify as a certified lawyer, you must complete a degree of law (four years of study) and a diploma from Kenya School of Law
With a degree in Law you can become an arbitrator, mediator, law enforcement officer and a detective.
Engineering entails the use and application of scientific and mathematical knowledge and skills to solve economic and technical issues.
Engineers work in factories, construction sites and other related fields.
Engineering course is one of the best courses offered in Kenya .
It is divided into several specialisation fields i.e Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electric Engineering and Geotechnical Engineering.
Engineering requires strong foundation in mathematics and analytical skills.
It is offered in various universities in Kenya and for one to qualify for a degree in engineering, must attain the following grades:
- basic entry requirement grade C+ and above
C+ and above in Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
It takes four to five years to become a professional engineer.
4. Computer Science.
This is a technical oriented course.
The current trend in technology and revolutionized job market makes it a good course to pursue.
Industrialization calls for more experts in computer science since most of the industries currently are operating computerized machines.
Computer Science degree offers you skills for self employment and government jobs.
For one to study this course, you must meet the following requirements;
- B+ and above in KCSE, B plain in Mathematics and Physics.
- B plain in one Humanities and one Language subject.
- computer science degree takes four years.
You can study this course in Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenyatta University and Egerton University.
- with a degree in computer science, you can get a good job in industries, computer engineer or a software engineer
When choosing your courses, remember to consider the above mentioned courses.
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