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Department of Ceramics Engineering

Introduction

This department offers one program named National Diploma in Ceramics Engineering. This course intends to transform raw material like clay, kaolin, pegmatite, feldspar, sand into finished products such as tiles (both roofing and floor), glass, glaze, refractories, cement, table wares such as plates, cups, glass among others.

Duration of the program

National Diploma in Ceramics Engineering is a fulltime program and is semester based which lasts for 2 years.

Entry requirements

At least a principal pass in either Physics or math obtained at the same sitting, and two subsidiary passes in relevant subjects including chemistry. Or craft certificate in pottery or bachelor’s degree in physical sciences.

 

Opportunities in Ceramics Engineering

Graduates can work in various organizations i.e. Cement factories, heavy Clay industries, material laboratories, geology and surveys, glass industries among others.