Faculty of Applied and Health Sciences

Dr .Josiah Odalo

Faculty of Applied and Health Sciences

 Welcome to the Faculty of Applied and Health sciences of the Technical University of Mombasa (TUM) which evolved from the department of Applied Sciences. The faculty currently consist of Departments of Environment and Health Sciences, Mathematics and Physics, Medical Sciences, and Pure and Applied Sciences. The Faculty is single-mindedly committed to respond to your technical and vocational training. The faculty seeks to partner with you by putting you on a competitive edge in regard to your career and personal development requirements. We have highly trained academic staff and dedicated support staff who are involved in the training of health and medical sciences, pure and applied sciences, environment and technology.

The faculty will offer you a vibrant academic environment which will nurture your dreams and enable you achieve success. We very much hope that you decide to join this growing faculty not only to benefit from the various opportunities it offers but also to contribute to its progress. It is our commitment to provide high quality training which produces graduates with the relevant knowledge, skills and attitudes for the global economy and self reliance


The faculty is currently implementing a plan covering the period 2010 to 2014 in line with the university college strategic plan. The plan provides for quality physical infrastructure and human resource mobilization that corresponds to the faculty need and aspiration. In line with the policy outlined in Sessional Paper No 1 of 2005 on a Policy Frame Work for Education Training and Research entitled ‘Meeting the Challenges of Education, Training and Research in Kenya in the 21st Century’, the faculty of Applied and Health Sciences is offering certificate, diploma and degree programmes which positions the graduands to play active role in the realization of the Kenya vision 2030.

The programmes are in the area of;

Analytical Chemistry 

  1. Industrial Chemistry 
  2. Biotechnology 
  3. Food Technology 
  4. Laboratory Technology 
  5. Nutrition and Dietetics 
  6. Marine Sciences 
  7. Pharmacy 
  8. Medical Laboratory Sciences 
  9. Environmental Sciences 
  10.  Community Health 
  11.  Mathematics and Computer Science 
  12. Applied Physics 
  13. Renewable Energy 
  14.  Upgrading and Short Professional Courses

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