• Our students are highly marketable. Organizations are privileged to have our students as employees
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Diploma in pharmaceutical technology

What is a diploma in pharmaceutical technology? A diploma in pharmaceutical technology is a course of study in which students learn about medicines, the tools used to create them and the manufacturing processes used in pharmaceutical production. Some of the classes you may take include health and the environment, chemistry of pharmaceuticals and consumer science. These classes will enhance your knowledge of the field of pharmacology and its technological components.

Students who study in this field benefit from their interdisciplinary training. Because of the technological training you will receive, you can pursue a number of opportunities in that field, and because of the medical knowledge you possess, you can also find jobs in health care. The versatility of this diploma is beneficial to students.

A diploma in pharmaceutical technology will give you the tools you need to pursue further study and become a pharmacist, become a licensed pharmacy technician or pursue work in another field altogether. No matter where you end up working, you will likely find that the skills and knowledge gained from your diploma are relevant. You can expect your abilities to be in high demand.


Minimum Requirement Other Requirement  Intake  Duration  Examining body
C (Plain)

Math/ Phy C

English/Kiswahili C

Biology C

Chemistry C


3 Years KNEC and PPB

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