Which are the most expensive degree courses in Kenya? Well, the most expensive degree courses are those that are both marketable and require special equipment for training. The most expensive course is piloting which require at least Ksh 5 million to complete. Technical and health related courses are the most expensive while teaching courses are the cheapest.
It’s not always that when you pursue an expensive course, you’ll earn more but there is a little bit of correlation between salaries and cost of education.
The universities which offer expensive courses include The University of Nairobi, Moi University, JKUAT, Strathmore and CUEA.
Below is the average cost of the most expensive courses in Kenya;
|TYPE OF DEGREE COURSE||COST(KSH) TO COMPLETION|
|Piloting||4 million to 5 million|
|Medicine||2 million to 4 million|
|Law||2 million to3.5 million|
|Architecture||1.5 million to 3 million|
|Computer Science||1.2 million to 3 million|
|Civil Engineering||1.5 million to 3 million|
|Software/Computer Engineering||1.5 million to 2.5 million|
|Quantity Surveying||1.2 million to 2.5 million|
|Electrical and Electronics Engineering||1 million to 2 million|
|Structural Engineering||1 million to 2.5 million|
|Pharmacy||1.5 million to 2.5 million|
|Actuarial Science||800,000 to 1.5 million|
For these expensive courses, you need at least Ksh 1.5 million to complete your four-year course, which means that for one year, you’ll spend over Ksh 350,000.