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Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering


A candidate wishing to study for the Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering has to satisfy the minimum University requirements for admission, in addition;

  • A minimum of C- (Minus) and C- (Minus) in Mathematics and C- in either Physics or Chemistry or physical science


  • An applicant with a pass recognized by the University academic board and based on the credit transfer, a KNEC Certificate holder in the relevant areas may join the Programme in the Second Year of study.


Three (3) academic years.

The Units Distribution Table for the Programme

Units Distribution Table


Specifically the Dip. EEE graduates should be able to:

  1. Generate and disseminate new knowledge in matters pertaining to Electrical and Electronics Engineering in the society.
  2. Interact effectively with the general public with a view to enhancing use of new knowledge related to Electrical Engineering.
  3. Analyze and Solve problems related to Electrical and Electronics Engineering using appropriate approaches, attitudes and knowledge gained.
  4. Plan, design and troubleshoot in the field of Electrical and Engineering that would contribute to national development.


The diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering is intended to equip the learners with knowledge and technical skills in Electrical Engineering needed in industry and to become researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs in Electrical Engineering and other related fields.


  • Students Class Attendance
    1. Students must attend at least eighty (80) per cent of the classes for all the courses registered.
    2. Where a student registers for extra elective courses, s/he must attend at least 80% of the classes and the course cannot be dropped after 3 (three) weeks of registration.
  • Lecturer’s Obligations
    1. A lecturer must avail to the students a course outline and a schedule of any course requirement in the university prescribed format scheduled lecture.
    2. A lecturer must meet the required contact hours within the teaching session prescribed in the university academic calendar.
    3. A lecturer should remain accessible for consultation to the students over the entire teaching session in which a course is taught


To qualify for the award of the Diploma, a candidate must take and pass all the units offered and industrial attachment (except where exempted).

Classification of Degree

  1. Final classification of the Diploma shall be based on the average mark for all the required units, except the attachment, which is graded as pass or fail.
  2. The degree shall be classified as follows based on the overall average mark: –

Overall Average Marks

Diploma Classification

70% and above


60% to 69%


40% to 59%