Analytical chemistry is the science of measurement and identification of the chemical compounds that underlie most aspects of modern life and plays a central part within the chemical industry. It also involves the processing and communication of information about the composition and structure of matter.
The Department of Chemistry provides a high level, quality learning experience for all of its undergraduate students in both the theoretical and practical aspects of Chemistry.
No student shall be registered for the degree of Bachelor of Science in analytical chemistry without satisfying the minimum university entry requirements
KCSE Mean grade C+, Chemistry C+, Physics C- and Mathematics C-; An ordinary diploma in any relevant course approved by the senate ( applicants with a credit and above will be admitted into second year while those with Higher National Diploma will be admitted into third year), Be a holder of any other qualification accepted by the University Senate as equivalent to any of the above.
Graduates of analytical chemistry can find employment in government departments, parastatals, quality control laboratories, research and development, production, pharmaceutical industry, water purification industry, wastewater management industry, forensic science, process design and product development, instrumental design industry, cement industry, tanning industry, fertilizer industry, plastics industry, consumer industry, textile industry, dyes and paints industry, , glass industry, pulp and paper industry.