About Us

Deans Message

Prof. Ambrose Kiprop

SCHOOL OF SCIENCES AND AEROSPACE STUDIES IN BRIEF

DEAN’S MESSAGE

  • One of the important milestones in your life would be to decide a course of study as well as choose the University of your Choice.
  • Moi University School of Sciences and Aerospace Studies (SSAS) invites you to realise your dreams with us, by opening a wide and exciting window of unlimited opportunities for you to build and shape your future
  • We offer a myriad of programmes and flexibility in course selection to cater to your various interests, aspirations and talents.
  • We are going to provide you with useful information on the types of courses available, exciting special programmes and relevant resources to help you make informed decisions.

SCHOOLS VISION

To be recognized internationally as a center of excellence in Aerospace Studies,Biological  and Physical Sciences.

SCHOOLS MISSION

To be the leading Science based center for Capacity Building, National Development and Wealth Creation through training of highly skilled manpower in Science based disciplines, research, consultancy and extension services In-line with Moi University’s strategic plan (2010-2021) and the National goal towards Kenya the Big agenda Four and Vision 2030.

SCHOOL COMPONENTS

The School at the moment has:

  • Four Departments
  • Eight (8) undergraduate Programmes,
  • Ten (10) Masters Programmes and
  • Eleven (11) Doctorate Programmes which are;

DEPARTMENTS

  1. Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
  2. Department of Mathematics Physics and Computing
  3. Department of Aviation management & Operation
  4. Department of Biological Sciences

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

  1. Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry
  2. Bachelor of Science

Department of Mathematics Physics & Computing

Is servicing courses from Bachelor of Science programs from the department of Chemistry which are:

  1. Bachelor of Science in Pure Mathematics
  2. Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics
  3. Bachelor of Science in Physics
  4. Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science
  5. Bachelor of Science in Applied Statistics with Computing
  6. Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Department of Biological Sciences

  1. Bachelor of Science with Education
  2. Bachelor of Science in Microbiology

Department of Aviation management & Operation

  1. Bachelor of Civil Aviation Management
  2. Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Science

      MASTERS PROGRAMMES

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

  1. Masters of Science in Analytical Chemistry

Department of Mathematics  Physics & Computing

  1. Masters of Science in Pure Mathematics
  2. Masters of Science in Applied Mathematics
  3. Masters of Science in Physics
  4. Masters of Science in Biostatistics

Department of Biological Sciences

  1. Masters of Science in Genetics
  2. Masters of Science in Plant Pathology
  3. Masters of Science in Entomology
  4. Masters of Science in Animal Physiology
  5. Masters of Science in Environmental Biology
  1. DOCTORATE PROGRAMMES

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

  1. Doctor of Philosophy in Analytical Chemistry

Department of Mathematics Physics & Computing

  1. Doctor of Philosophy in Pure Mathematics
  2. Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Mathematics
  3. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics
  4. Doctor of Philosophy in Biostatistics

Department of Biological Sciences

  1. Doctor of Philosophy in Parasitology
  2. Doctor of Philosophy in Entomology
  3. Doctor of Philosophy in Animal Physiology
  4. Doctor of Philosophy in Phytopathology
  5. Doctor of Philosophy in Plant Genetics
  6. Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Biology

In addition to these we also offer bridging courses.

  • For the undergraduate programmes both government and privately sponsored students are integrated.
  • All programmes have compulsory practical works which consists of three months industrial attachment.
  • We continuously review academic programmes for relevance, marketability and competitiveness.
  • These activities contribute a lot in preparing our graduates to fit in a real working environment.
  • Apart from the training programmes the School is involved in research, consultancy and extension works.
  • These activities are carried out at the university and some in collaboration with other organizations and institutions both nationally and internationally.
  • The School is characterized by well trained academic and support staff though recruitment is still ongoing.
  • The School is committed to continuous professional and academic training of its staff through research and development so as to cope up with the dynamisms of education and development.
  • Partnership and collaborations shall be of prime importance in having the school realize its dream in line with the university’s vision and mission.

RULES AND REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE CONDUCT & DISCIPLINE OF STUDENTS

  • Respect and adhere to the administrative and academic rules, procedures and structures established by the University Charter and the Statutes for the control, governance and operations of the University.
  • Respect the rights and privileges of the members of the University community at all times.
  • Refrain from any conduct that might bring the University or any section or programme thereof into disrepute or public odium.
  • Carry yourselves in all public places or forums with such humility and dignity as befits their status as mature and responsible citizens.

CHANNELS OF COMMUNICATION

In the redress of grievances, students shall be expected to go through the laid down channels and procedures as follows.

Academic Matters

Class Representatives, Academic Advisers, HODs, Deans of Schools and Dean of Students in that order.

CONCLUSION

May I conclude by thanking the Moi University Council and the Vice Chancellor together with the whole University Management for their continued support to the School of Science and Aerospace Studies without which we could not have done much as we continue to play a leading role as a supplier of Science-related manpower in the country and much of the African Region.

DEAN, SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND AEROSPACE STUDIES

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