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Undergraduate Courses offered at Kenyatta University 2020

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Here is list of undergraduate courses offered at Kenyatta University for the year 2020

  1. SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES:

  1. Project Management
  2. Project Monitoring and Evaluation

Campuses: Main, City, Mombasa, Nakuru and Embu Minimum requirements

Mean grade of KCSE C- (Minus) or its equivalent OR KCE Division III or its equivalent.

Course Duration: 1 year

DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES:

  1. a) Business Management b) Human Resource Management c) Marketing d) Project Management e) Project Monitoring and Evaluation

Campuses: Main, City, Mombasa, Nakuru, and Embu.

Minimum requirements

Mean Grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or Division III at KCE or one Principal and one Subsidiary pass at KACE OR Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE with a Certificate in the relevant area of study from a recognised/accredited institution.

  1. Management Science b) Procurement and Supply Chain Management c) Actuarial Science d) Human Resource Management e) Supply Chain Management f) Entrepreneurship g) Finance h) Accounting i) Marketing

Campuses: Main, City, Mombasa, Nakuru and Embu Campuses Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) or equivalent with at least C (Plain) in Mathematics and English. OR Kenya Advanced

Certificate of Education (A’ Level) with two (2) Principals and one (1) Subsidiary pass in Mathematics and

English at Kenya Certificate of Education (‘O’ Level) OR Degree from a recognized university. OR Mean grade C (Plain) at KCSE with a Diploma in a relevant field from a recognized institution. OR Mean grade C (Plain) at KCSE with CPA/CPS Part II or equivalent. OR Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE and progressed from Certificate to Diploma in a relevant field of study at Kenyatta University or any other recognized/accredited institutions.

Course Duration: 4 years

b)Bachelor of Human Resource Management (BHRM) Campuses: Main, City, Mombasa, Nakuru and Embu Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) or equivalent with at least C (Plain) in Mathematics and English. OR Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE) (A’ Level) with two (2) Principals and one (1) Subsidiary pass in Mathematics and English at Kenya Certificate of Education (‘O’ Level) OR Degree from a recognized university. OR Mean

grade C (Plain) at KCSE with a Diploma in a relevant field from a recognized institution. OR Mean grade C (Plain) at KCSE with CPA/CPS Part II or equivalent. OR Mean grade of C- at KCSE and progressed from certificate to Diploma in a relevant field of study at Kenyatta University or any other recognized/accredited institutions.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES:

  1. Early Childhood Education. Campus: Main

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C + (Plus) at KCSE. OR Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE with Early Childhood Development Education (ECDE) from KNEC and TSC Registration.

Course Duration: 2 years

  1. Information Science (DIS)

Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE. OR be holders of KNEC Certificate in Library and Information studies or equivalent from Kenyatta University or any other institution recognized by Kenyatta University Senate, with an overall Pass of Credit or Distinction, or pass with two (2) or more years of relevant experience.

  1. Records Management and Information Technology (DRIT) Campus: Main

Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE. OR be holders of KNEC Certificate in Library and Information Science or equivalent from Kenyatta University or any other Institution recognized by Kenyatta University Senate, with an overall Pass of Credit or Distinction, with two (2) or more years of relevant experience.

Course Duration: 2 years

  1. Clinical and Child Neuropsychology

Campuses: Main

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or Division III at KCE or at least one (1) Principal and one (1) Subsidiary in KACE OR Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE or equivalent with P1 in Early Childhood or Special Needs Education Certificate and at least two (2) years teaching experience. OR Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE or equivalent with a Certificate in medical field and at least two (2) years relevant experience. Applicants with at least grade C (Plain) or a Credit 6 in English, Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics at KCSE and KACE respectively will have an added advantage.

Course Duration: 2 years

  1. e) Primary Teacher Education

Campuses: Main, Mombasa, Nakuru, Kitui and Embu Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE and C+ (plus) in any two subjects of specialization with C (Plain) in English and Mathematics for Science Based Courses.

Course Duration: 2 years

  1. f) Special Needs Education

Areas  of   Specialization:  Physical  Disabilities,  Learning  Disabilities,  Emotional   and   Behavioral

Disorders and Intellectual Challenges.

Campus: Main

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE.

For Visually Impaired

  1. Minimum grade C Plain in KCSE and above.
  2. At least C- (Minus) in English
  • C- (Minus) in Mathematics for Science Based Courses
  1. D (Plain) in Mathematics in Non – Science Based Courses

Course Duration: 2 years

  1. Guidance and Counselling

Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or Division III at KACE OR Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE or equivalent with a Certificate in relevant area from a recognized institution.

Course Duration: 2 years

h)Educational Leadership and Management

Campus: Main

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent.

Course Duration: 2 years

DEGREE PROGRAMMES:

  1. a) Bachelor of Education (Arts)

Campuses: Main, Mombasa, Nakuru, Kitui and Embu Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (Plus) or equivalent in two (2) subjects of career choice

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. Bachelor of Education (Primary Teacher Education) Campus: Main

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (Plus) or equivalent in two (2) subjects of career choice.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. Bachelor of Education (Science)

Campuses: Main, Mombasa, Nakuru, Embu and Kitui Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (Plus) or equivalent in two (2) subjects of choice and C (Plain) in Mathematics

Course Duration: 4 years

d)Bachelor of Education (Special Needs Education)

Campus: Main

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (Plus) in one of the following subjects: English/Kiswahili, Mathematics/Biology and any Arts subject OR Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or Division III at KCE or equivalent or one (1) Principal and one (1) Subsidiary at KACE and be holders of P1, S1, or Diploma in Special Needs Education from a recognized institution with at least two (2) years teaching experience after training.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education

Campus: Main

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent. OR Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent with ECE Diploma from a recognized institution and TSC Registration.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. Bachelor of Education (Library Science) Campuses: Main

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent OR Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent with C (Plain) in English subject with a Diploma/Higher Diploma from recognized/accredited institutions.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. Bachelor of Library and Information Science

Campus: Main

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent OR mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent with a Diploma in Library Science and/or Information Science or Archives Administration. OR Mean grade of C-(Minus) at KCSE and progressed from certificate to Diploma at Kenyatta University or any other recognized/accredited institutions.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. Bachelor of Science (Records Management and Information Technology) Campus: Main

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE OR Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent with a Diploma in Library Science or Records and Archives Management. OR Mean grade of C – (Minus) at KCSE and progressed from Certificate to Diploma at Kenyatta University or any other recognized/accredited institutions.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. Bachelor of Education (Home Economics)

Campus: Main

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent and at least C+ (Plus) or equivalent in Home Science with either Chemistry/Physics/Geography/English/Mathematics.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. Bachelor of Education (Physical Education) Campus: Main

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (Plus) in two Teaching Subjects OR KCSE C (Plain) with a Diploma in Education or related field of study with at least C+ (Plus) in 2 (two) teaching subjects at KCSE

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. SCHOOL OF CREATIVE AND PERFORMING ARTS, FILM AND MEDIA STUDIES CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES:
  2. Film and Theatre Arts Campus: Ruiru Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE or equivalent with proven participation in Theatre Arts or Film or Mass Communication. OR Division III in KCE or its equivalent. Proof of prior participation/experience/involvement in Film or Theatre Arts will be an added advantage.

Course Duration: 1 year

  1. Certificate in Music Mode: Full-Time Campus: Main Campus only Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C – (Minus) at KCSE or equivalent with proven participation in Music.

Course Duration: 1 year

DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

  1. Film and Theatre Arts Campus: Ruiru Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent with proven participation in Theatre Arts or Film or Mass Communication or Certificate in Theatre Arts or Film or Mass Communication or P1 certificate with a minimum of Division III and proven participation in Creative Arts.

Course Duration: 2 years

  1. Digital Animation Campus: Ruiru Minimum Requirements

Mean Grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent. Prospective students with portfolio of their original work will have an added advantage.

Course Duration: 2 years

  1. Communication and Media studies

Campus: Ruiru

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C (Plain) KCSE or its equivalent, with at least C Plain in English/Kiswahili and at least C-(Minus) or its equivalent in any of the following subjects; Geography, History and Government OR Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE or equivalent with a certificate of at least Credit Pass in a relevant field of study from recognized institution.

Course Duration: 2 years

  1. Diploma in Music Campus: Main Campus only Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C (Plain) KCSE or its equivalent, with at least C + (Plus) in Music or Credit Pass in Music at certificate level of Kenyatta University or ABRSM grad 5 theory and grade 4 practicals.

Course Duration: 2 years

DEGREE PROGRAMMES:

  1. Bachelor of Arts (Communication and Media Studies) Campus: Ruiru

KCSE mean Grade of C+ and a minimum of a B (Plain) in English or Kiswahili or its equivalent OR mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or its equivalent with a Diploma of at least Credit Pass in a relevant field of study from a recognized institution.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. Bachelor of Film and Theatre Arts Campus: Ruiru

Minimum requirements

Mean Grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or its equivalent. OR Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent with Diploma in Film or Mass Communication or Theatre Arts. Proven prior participation in creative Arts activities

or experience involvement.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. Bachelor of Science (Fashion Design and Marketing) Main Campus Only

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (Plus) in Art and Design or Home Science or any one Science subject. OR Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent with a Diploma of at least Credit pass in Fashion Design or Clothing from a recognized institution. OR Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE and progressed from Certificate to Diploma at Kenyatta University or any other recognized/accredited institutions.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. Bachelor of Education (Music)
  2. Bachelor of Music
  3. Bachelor of Music Technology

Campus: Main Campus only

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least B (Plain) in Music or its equivalent OR Mean grade of C (Plain) or equivalent with a Diploma in Education with Music or Diploma in Music of Kenyatta University or any other recognized institution or Primary One (P1) Certificate with at least ABRSM Theory of Music grade 5. OR Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE and progressed from Certificate to Diploma at Kenyatta University or any other recognized/accredited institutions.

NB: In Bachelor of Music (Technology), preference will be given to candidates who have in addition at least a C (Plain) in Mathematics and Physics at KCSE or its equivalent.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
Programme   Minimum Entry Requirements Mode of study /Duration
Diploma in Chinese Candidates must have a minimum grade of C Full time
language and culture (Plain) at KCSE examinations or its equivalent  
      with  at  least  C-  in  English  or  Kiswahili  OR 2 years
      KACE with at least a Subsidiary pass OR mean  
      grade of C (Plain) at KCSE with a certificate in  
      Chinese   language   and   culture   awarded   at Main and City Campuses
      Kenyatta   university   OR   level   II   Chinese  
      language proficiency test awarded by Kenyatta  
      University or any other recognized institution.  
      In addition to the above requirements, applicants  
      should have either a Credit pass in certificate in  
      Chinese language and culture. Or a Credit pass in  
      Chinese Language Proficiency test, (HSK) level  
      II or youth Chinese Test (YCT) level III.  
Proficiency in Chinese Be  holders  of  Kenya  Certificate  of  Secondary Full/part-time (1 Semester)
Language and Culture Education  (KCSE  –  D+)  or  equivalent  OR Day time –Main Campus
      Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) Evening – City Campus
      with two (2) years’ work experience.  
         
Certificate in Chinese Mean grade C- (Minus) at KCSE or equivalent Full/Part -Time (2 semesters)
language and culture OR  Mean  grade  D+  (Plus)  at  KCSE  or Day time – Main Campus
      6  

 

    equivalent and Proficiency in Chinese Language Evening – City Campus
      and Culture certificate.  
Beginners in Chinese Bonafide  Kenyatta  university  students  taking Part-time (2 semesters)
language and Culture. other programmes. Evening – City Campus
        Evening – Main Campus
Proficiency in Chinese At least form four, diploma or degree certificate. Part-Time (1 semester)
Language and Culture   Weekday (5.30 – 7.00pm)
for Kenyatta  University   Main Campus
members of staff.    

 

DEGREE PROGRAMMES

  1. a) Bachelor of Arts:

Campuses: Main, City, Nakuru, Kitui, Mombasa and Embu Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C + (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (Plus) or equivalent in three (3) subjects chosen from English, Kiswahili, Literature, History and Government, Geography, Mathematics, Christian Religious Education, Business Studies, Islamic Religious Education, French, German, Hindu Religious Education.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) Campus: Main

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C (Plain) in English and Mathematics. OR Mean grade of C (Plain) with a Diploma (Passed with Credit) in any field of study from a recognized institution of higher learning.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. Bachelor of Arts (Counselling Psychology)

Campus: Main

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C (Plain) in English and Mathematics. OR Mean grade of C (Plain) with a Diploma (Passed with Credit) in any field of study from a recognized institution of higher learning with two (2) years working experience in a relevant field e.g. Counselling, Psychology, Public health, Nursing, Computer Science, Religion/Theology, Social Work, HIV/AIDS and Laboratory Technology.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. Bachelor of Arts (Gender and Development Studies) Campuses: Main, City, Mombasa, Nakuru, Kitui and Embu Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent OR Division II in ‘O’ Level plus three (3) years relevant work experience. OR‘A’ Level Certificate with two (2) Principals of D (Plain). OR A Degree or a Diploma from a recognized institution of higher learning. OR Mean grade of C – (Minus) at KCSE and progressed from Certificate to Diploma at Kenyatta University or any other recognized/accredited institutions.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. Bachelor of Arts (Sociology)

Campuses: Main, City, Mombasa, Nakuru, Kitui and Embu Minimum requirement

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent OR Division II in ‘O’ Level plus three (3) years relevant work experience. OR ‘A’ Level Certificate with two (2) Principals of D (Plain). OR A Degree or a Diploma from a

recognized institution of higher learning. OR Mean grade of C–(Minus) at KCSE and progressed from Certificate to Diploma at Kenyatta University or any other recognized/accredited institutions.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND APPLIED HUMAN SCIENCES Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health

Campuses: City (Part – Time) Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (Plus) in the following subjects: Mathematics/Physics, Chemistry/Physical Sciences, Biology/Biological Sciences, English/Kiswahili OR At least a grade C (Plain) at KCSE and a Diploma with at least a Credit from a recognized institution in the following areas: Environmental Health, Environmental Studies, Water and Civil engineering, Pharmacy, Nursing, Clinical Medicine, Biomedical Sciences, Public Health, Community Health and Nursing, Nutrition or any other health related course. Those who had a C- (Minus) at KCSE and progressed from Certificate to any of the above Diplomas at Kenyatta University or any other recognized/accredited institutions.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. Bachelor of Science (Exercise and Sports Science)

Campus: Main

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (Plus) or equivalent in at least one of the following subjects: Biology, Mathematics, Physics/Physical Science or Chemistry. OR Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent with a Diploma in Sports Administration/Management, Physical Education, Sports Science, Hospitality, Nutrition, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Public Health and Coaching or in other related field from a recognized institution.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. Bachelor of Science (Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics) Campuses: Main Only

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with C (Plain) in Chemistry/Physical Sciences, Biology/Biological Sciences and English/Kiswahili. In addition applicants must have scored C (Plain) in Mathematics. OR Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent with KNDI Diploma in Food Nutrition and Dietetics.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. SCHOOL OF PURE AND APPLIED SCIENCES

DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES Forensic Science Campus: Main

Minimum requirements

Mean Grade of at least C (Plain) with C+ (Plus) in Biology and Chemistry and C (Plain) in Mathematics or Physics or KCE Division III with a Credit in Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics/Physics or have served in the disciplined forces for a minimum of two (2) years with experience in any Forensic Science discipline. OR have a Certificate in Forensic Science with a minimum KCSE mean grade C- (Minus) or equivalent will also be considered for admission.

Course Duration: 2 years

DEGREE PROGRAMMES

  1. Bachelor of Science

Campuses: Main and Mombasa

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with grade C (plain) in three Science subjects chosen from: Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Geography and Mathematics OR Have a minimum of two (2) Principal passes in Science subjects in KACE one of which must be any Science Subject OR Mean grade C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent with a Diploma in any of the Science areas with a Credit pass from an institution recognized by the University Senate.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. Bachelor of Science (Telecommunication and Information Technology) Campus: Main

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (Plus) or equivalent in Mathematics and Physics. OR Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent with a Diploma in either Electronics and Electrical Engineering or Telecommunications with a Credit pass from a recognized institution. In addition, applicants must have obtained minimum of C (Plain) in Mathematics and Physics.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. Bachelor of Science (Mathematics and Computer Science)

Campuses: Main

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least B (Plain) or equivalent in Mathematics, C+ (Plus) in English and C (Plain) in Physics.

OR Two (2) Principal passes, one of which must be Mathematics at KACE or equivalent plus a Subsidiary pass in General paper OR Must have passed with a Credit at Diploma level in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or any other relevant Diploma to be determined by the department of Mathematics at Kenyatta University and must have at least C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. Bachelor of Science (Analytical Chemistry With Management) Campus: Main

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (Plus) or equivalent in Chemistry and Mathematics and either Physics/Physical Science, Biology/Biological Sciences. OR Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent with a Diploma in the relevant field of study from a recognized institution.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. Bachelor of Science (Industrial Chemistry With Management)

Campus: Main

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (Plus) or equivalent in Chemistry and Mathematics and either Physics/Physical Science, Biology/Biological Sciences. OR Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent with a Diploma in the relevant field of study from a recognized institution.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. Bachelor of Science (Biochemistry) Campus: Main

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (Plus) or equivalent in Biology/Biological Sciences and any other two (2) of the following subjects: Chemistry, Geography, Agriculture, and Physical Science/Physics. In addition, applicants must have obtained grade C (Plain) in Mathematics at KCSE or equivalent. OR Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE with a Diploma of at least Credit pass in a relevant field of study from a recognized institution. OR KACE with two (2) Principals and one (1) Subsidiary with a Principal pass in Biology. OR Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE and progressed from Certificate to Diploma at

Kenyatta University or any other recognized/accredited institutions.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology) Campus: Main

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (Plus) or equivalent in Biology/Biological Sciences and any other two (2) of the following subjects: Chemistry, Geography, Agriculture, and Physical Science/Physics. In addition, applicants must have obtained grade C (Plain) in Mathematics at KCSE or equivalent. OR Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE with a Diploma of at least Credit pass in a relevant field of study from a recognized institution. OR KACE with two (2) Principals and one (1) Subsidiary with a Principal pass in Biology. OR Mean grade of C- at KCSE and progressed from Certificate to Diploma at Kenyatta University or any other recognized/accredited institutions.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. Bachelor of Science (Microbiology) Campus: Main

Minimum requirements

Mean grade C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (Plus) or equivalent in Biology/Biological Sciences and any other two (2) of the following subjects: Chemistry, Geography, Agriculture, and Physical Science/Physics. In addition, applicants must have obtained grade C (Plain) in Mathematics at KCSE or equivalent OR Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE with a Diploma of at least Credit pass in a relevant field of study from a recognized institution. OR KACE with two (2) Principals and one (1) Subsidiary with a Principal pass in Biology. OR Mean grade of C – (Minus) at KCSE and progressed from Certificate to Diploma at Kenyatta University or any other recognized/accredited institutions.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. Bachelor of Science (Biology) Campus: Main

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (Plus) or equivalent in Mathematics, B-(Minus) in Biology/Biological Sciences and any other two (2) subjects from the following:

Alternative A: Chemistry C+ (Plus), Physics C+ (Plus), Geography B- (Minus).

Alternative B: Physical Sciences B- (Minus) and Geography B- (Minus).

OR Have a minimum of two (2) Principal passes in Science subjects in KACE, one of which must be Biology. OR Have a Diploma in relevant Subjects with at least a Credit pass from an institution recognized by the University Senate.

OR Have a Higher National Diploma with a Credit pass in a Biology related Subject from an institution recognized by the University Senate.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. Bachelor of Science (Conservation Biology) Campus: Main

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (Plus) or equivalent in Biology or Biological Sciences and any other two (2) subjects: Chemistry, Geography, Agriculture and Physical Science/Physics. OR Have a minimum of two (2) Principal passes one of which must be Biology at KACE.OR Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or Division III at KCE/EACE with at a Credit Pass at Diploma in any of the following areas: Forestry, Education (Biology, Agriculture), Wildlife/Wetlands or any other relevant applied Science programme from an institution recognized by the University Senate.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. Bachelor of Science (Statistics and Programming) Campus: Main

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least a B (Plain) in Mathematics and in C+ (Plus) in English OR Must have passed with two (2) Principal passes, one of which must be Mathematics at KACE or equivalent. OR Must have a minimum of C (Plain) and a Diploma in Statistics with at least a Credit from an institution recognised by the University Senate.

Duration: 4 years

  1. Bachelor of Science(Actuarial Science)

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least a B (Plain) Mathematics and B – (Minus) in English. OR Must have passed with two (2) Principal passes, one of which must be Mathematics at KACE or equivalent plus a Subsidiary pass in General Paper. OR Must have passed with Credit at Diploma in Actuarial Science from accredited institution and a C+ (Plus) in Mathematics at KCSE.

  1. Bachelor of Science (Forensic Science) Campus: Main

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent and must have passed in the following subjects and obtained the grades shown:

Alternative A : Biology B- (Minus), Chemistry B- (Minus), Physics C+(Plus)  and Mathematics C+ (Plus)

Alternative B: Biological Sciences B (Plain), Physical Sciences B (Plain),  and Mathematics C+ (Plus)

OR Diploma Certificate in a relevant discipline, with KCSE Mean grade of C (Plain) or KCE Division III and C+ (Plus) in each of the mandatory subjects with plus at least two (2) years relevant working experience. OR Two (2) Principals at A- Level in Biology and Chemistry and a Subsidiary pass in either Physics or Mathematics.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. Bachelor of Science (Molecular and Cell Biology

Campus: Main

Minimum requirements

Mean grade C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (Plus) or equivalent in Biology/Biological Sciences and any other two (2) of the following subjects: Chemistry, Geography, Agriculture, and Physical Science/Physics. In addition, applicants must have obtained grade C (Plain) in Mathematics at KCSE or equivalent OR Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE with a Diploma of at least Credit pass in a relevant field of study from a recognized institution OR KACE with two (2) Principals and one (1) Subsidiary with a Principal pass in Biology. OR Mean grade of C- (Minus), at KCSE and progressed from Certificate to Diploma at Kenyatta University or any other recognized/accredited institutions.

Duration: 4 years

  1. Bachelor of Science (Coastal and Marine Resource Management) Campus: Main

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (Plus) or equivalent in Mathematics, B-(Minus) in Biology/Biological Sciences and any other two (2) subjects from the following:

Alternative A: Chemistry C+ (Plus), Physics C+ (Plus), Geography B- (Minus).

Alternative B: Physical Sciences B- (Minus), Geography B- (Minus).

OR Have a minimum of 2 (two) Principal passes in Science subjects in KACE, one of which must be Biology. OR Have a Diploma in relevant Subjects with at least a Credit pass from an Institution recognized by the

University senate.

OR Have a Higher National Diploma with a Credit pass in a Biology related Subject from an institution recognized by the University Senate.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. SCHOOL HOSPITALITY, TOURISM AND LEISURE STUDIES DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES:
  1. Hospitality Management

Campuses: Main, Mombasa, Nakuru, Embu, City and Kitui Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent. In addition, Candidates must have obtained grade C- (Minus)

in two (2) subjects chosen from the following categories:

Alternative A : English/Kiswahili, Chemistry, Biology

Alternative B: English/Kiswahili, Biological Sciences/Physical Sciences/Chemistry, Home Science OR Mean grade C – (Minus) at KCSE with a Certificate in a field related to Hospitality from a recognized institution and two (2) years relevant work experience.

Course Duration: 2 years

  1. b) Diploma in Tourism Management

Campuses: Main, Mombasa, City, Nakuru, Kitui and Embu Minimum requirements

Mean Grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent. Candidates must have done any two the following subjects at KCSE and passed with a minimum grade of C in each: Biology/Biological Sciences, Geography/History, Business Education/Computer Studies, English /Foreign Language. OR Mean grade C- (Minus) at KCSE with a Certificate in a field related to Tourism from a recognized institution and two (2) years of relevant experience.

Course Duration: 2 years

  1. Sports Administration And Management Campus: Main

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or Division III at ‘O’ Level OR hold a P1/S1 Teachers Certificate or Kenyatta University Certificate course in Sports Administration and Management.

Course Duration: 2 years

DEGREE PROGRAMMES:

  1. Bachelor of Science (Hospitality and Tourism Management) Campuses: Main, City, Mombasa, Nakuru, Kitui and Embu Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent Candidates must have done any three (3) of the following subjects and passed with a minimum grade of C+ (Plus): English/Kiswahili/Foreign Languages, Biology/Biological Sciences, Chemistry/Physical Sciences/Physics/Mathematics, Home Science, Geography/History and Business Studies/Commerce/Economics/Agriculture. OR Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent with a Diploma in a related field with a Credit pass from a recognized institution. OR Mean grade of C- at KCSE and progressed from Certificate to Diploma in a related field at Kenyatta University or any other recognized/accredited institutions.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. Bachelor of Science (Recreation and Sports Management) Campus: Main

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent. OR Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent with a Diploma in Sports Administration/Management, Physical Education, Sports Science, Hospitality and Tourism,

Education (with Geography) or related fields from a recognized institution.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. SCHOOL OF SECURITY, DIPLOMACY AND PEACE STUDIES DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES:
  1. Security Management and Police Studies

Campuses: Main, City, Mombasa, Nakuru and Embu (Evening and Weekend)

Minimum requirements

Mean Grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or Division III at KCE OR Mean grade of C – (Minus) with a Certificate in Police Studies from a recognised institution.

Course Duration: 2 years

DEGREE PROGRAMMES:

  1. a) Bachelor of Security Management and Police Studies

Campuses: Main, City, Mombasa, Nakuru and Embu (Evening and Weekend)

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent.

Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE with a Diploma (passed with Credit) in any field of study from a recognized institution. OR KACE or its equivalent with two (2) Principals and a Subsidiary Pass OR Mean grade of C – (Minus) at KCSE and progressed from Certificate to Diploma at Kenyatta University or any other recognized/accredited Institutions.

Course Duration: 4 years

9.SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS

DEGREE PROGRAMMES:

  • Bachelor of Economics (b) Bachelor of Economics and Statistics (c) Bachelor of Economics and Finance

Campuses: Main, City, Mombasa, Nakuru, and Embu Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or Equivalent with at least C+ (Plus) or equivalent in Mathematics OR at least two (2) Principals and one (1) Subsidiary pass at KACE (‘A’ Level) with at least a Credit in Mathematics at KCE (‘O’ Level). OR a C Plain at KCSE with a Diploma in Economics and C+ (Plus) in Mathematics at KCSE. OR Mean grade of C- (Minus) with a C+ (Plus) in Mathematics at KCSE and progressed from Certificate to Diploma in relevant field of study at Kenyatta University or any other recognized/accredited Institutions.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE AND ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT DEGREE PROGRAMMES:
  2. a) Bachelor of Science (Agriculture) Campus: Kitui

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent. In addition, the candidate must have obtained a minimum of C+ (Plus) or equivalent in Biology/Biological Sciences and any two (2) of the following subjects: Chemistry, Agriculture, Geography and Physics/Physical Science. In addition, candidates must have obtained Grade C (Plain) in Mathematics at KCSE or equivalent. OR Mean Grade of C (Plain) at KCSE with a Diploma of at least a Credit pass in a relevant field of study from a recognized institution.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. b) Bachelor of Science (Crop Improvement and Protection) Campus: Kitui

Minimum requirements

Mean grade C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent. In addition, the candidate must have obtained a minimum of C+ (Plus) or equivalent in Biology/Biological Sciences and any two (2) of the following subjects: Chemistry, Agriculture, Geography and Physical Science/Physics. In addition, applicants must have obtained grade C (Plain) in Mathematics at KCSE or equivalent OR Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE with a Diploma of at least a Credit pass in a relevant field of study from a recognized institution.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. Bachelor of Science (Agribusiness Management) Campus: Kitui

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (Plus) in Mathematics and in any two (2) of the following combinations: Biology, Chemistry, Agriculture or Geography, Economics or Business Studies and Physical Sciences OR Mean grade C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent and two-year (minimum) Diploma of at least Credit in Agriculture, Commerce, Accounting, Economics, Farm management, Agribusiness or any other related discipline from an institution recognized by the Kenyatta University Senate . OR Mean grade of C- at KCSE and progressed from Certificate to Diploma at Kenyatta University or any other recognized/accredited institutions.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. Bachelor of Science (Agricultural Resource Management)

Campus: Kitui

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ in Biology and any two (2) subjects chosen from the following: Chemistry, Agriculture/Geography, Physics/Physical sciences. In addition candidates must have attained a C (Plain) in Mathematics. OR Mean grade C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent and a Diploma of at least Credit pass in a subject related to Agriculture, Environmental Studies, Applied Biology or any related discipline from a recognized institution.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. Bachelor of Science (Dry Land Agriculture and Enterprise Development) Campus: Kitui

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ in Biology and any two (2) subjects chosen from the following: Chemistry, Agriculture/Geography, Physics/Physical sciences. In addition candidates must have attained a C (Plain) in Mathematics. OR Mean grade C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent and a diploma of at least Credit pass in a subject related to Agriculture, Environmental Studies, Applied Biology or any related discipline from a recognized institution.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. Bachelor of Science (Animal Health and Production)

Campus: Kitui

Minimum requirements

Mean grade C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (Plus) in Biology or Biological Sciences and any one of the following subjects: Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics or Physical Sciences OR Two Principals and one Subsidiary pass at KACE level or equivalent, one of which must be in Biology and in any other science subject. OR Mean grade C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent with a Diploma of at least a Credit pass in Animal Health/Agriculture/Medical Laboratory Technology/Animal Production from an institution recognised by University Senate OR A minimum of C- (Minus) at KCSE with at least a Credit pass in both Certificate and Diploma in Animal Health /Agriculture/ Medical Laboratory Technology from an institution approved by the University senate. OR a degree in a Biological Science from an institution recognised by the University Senate. OR any other qualifications equivalent to the above from an institution recognised by the University Senate.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. Bachelor of Science (Agricultural Education and Extension) Campus: Kitui

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (Plus) in: Biology, Agriculture, Chemistry/Geography, Mathematics/Physics/Physical Sciences OR Mean grade C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent with a Diploma of at least Credit pass in Agricultural Education or related Agricultural Course, Environmental Studies, Applied Biology, Agribusiness or any other related discipline from a recognized institution.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

DEGREE PROGRAMMES:

  1. Bachelor of Environmental Science

Campuses: Main, City, Nakuru and Mombasa

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (Plus) or equivalent in three of the following subjects, Mathematics/Physics/Physical Sciences, Chemistry, Biology/Biological Sciences and Geography. OR Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE with Diploma from a recognized institution with Credit Pass in Environmental Science or any relevant field.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Environmental Resource Conservation) Campuses: Main, City, Mombasa, Nakuru, Kitui, and Embu

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (Plus) in three subjects chosen from Biology/Biological Sciences, Physics/Physical Sciences, Chemistry, Geography, Agriculture and Mathematics. OR KCSE C (Plain) with Diploma from a recognized institution with Credit pass in Environmental related discipline.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. Bachelor of Science (Environmental Education)

Campuses: Main, City, Mombasa, Nakuru, Kitui, and Embu Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ or equivalent in any three of the following subjects: Mathematics, English, Biology, Geography, Agriculture, Economics, Commerce, Accounting, History and Any Religious Subject. OR Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent with a Diploma of at least Credit pass in Environmental Studies, Journalism, Education, Public Health and any relevant Engineering field.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. Bachelor of Environmental Studies and Community Development Campuses: Main, City, Mombasa, Nakuru, Kitui, and Embu Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (Plus) or equivalent in any three of the following subjects: Mathematics, Biology, Physics, Chemistry Geography, History and Government, Home Science and Agriculture. OR Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent with a Diploma of at least Credit pass in a field of study related to Environment and Community Development. They must also have attained at least C+ in two of the above subject. OR Two (2) Principals at KACE in relevant subjects above.

Course Duration: 4 years

  1. Bachelor of Environmental Planning & Management

Campus: Main

Minimum requirements

Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ (Plus) in any three of the following subjects: Geography, Mathematics, English, Business Studies, Art and Design, Agriculture, Biology. OR Two (2) Principals and one (1) Subsidiary at KACE or equivalent in the relevant subjects. OR Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent with a Diploma of at least Credit pass in a relevant field of study from a recognized institution OR Mean grade of C- at KCSE and progressed from Certificate to Diploma from a recognized institution.

Course Duration: 4 years

FEES GUIDELINE

NB: On campus Accommodation and Catering Services available at Kitui and Mombasa Campuses

 

Undergraduate Tuition Fees range depending on the programme Statutory Fees
Programmes        
Art  Based East Africans Kshs. 100,000/=  To 120,000/=  
  Non-East Africans Kshs. 140,000/=  To  175, 000/= Kshs. 26,000/=
Science  Based East Africans  Kshs. 110,000/=  To  210,000/=  
  Non-East Africans Kshs. 150,000/=  To  257,500/= Kshs. 26,000/=
Creative Arts, Film and East Africans      
Media Studies Degrees:Kshs.124,000/=   Kshs. 26,000/=
  Diploma:Kshs.82,000/=    
  Certificate:Kshs.65,325/=   Kshs. 21,300/=
  Non East Africans Kshs. 155,000/=  
  East Africans Kshs. 72,000 /=  
Diploma Non-East Africans Kshs. 125,000/= Kshs. 26,000/=
Certificate Kshs. 40,000/=     Kshs. 21,300/=
Short Courses Kshs. 30,250/=     N/A


MODE OF APPLICATION, REQUIREMENTS AND PROCEDURES.

  • Application forms can be obtained from Kenyatta University, Admissions Block, Office No. 12 or at the Regional Centers based in Nairobi, Embu, Mombasa, Nakuru, Kisumu, Garissa or be downloaded from our websiteku.ac.ke. Applicants shall pay non-refundable processing fee of Kshs.2,000/= for East Africans and Kshs.4,000/= for non-East Africans through Bank deposit into any of the following bank accounts:

 

Family Bank Account No. 045-000-023-316
Co-operative Bank Account No. 011-2906-246-1400
National Bank of Kenya Account No. 010-035-915-0801
Equity Bank Limited Account No. 018-0290-518-859

 

All you need is the following:

  • Proof of payment, either on MPESA REFERENCE NUMBER. or Bank Deposit Slip.
  • Ensure you have met the eligibility criteria for the selected program.
  • Academic Transcripts and Certificates.
  • Passport photo.
  • Identification documents, either a birth certificate, Identification card number or a passport number.

MPESA PAYBILL NUMBER 892101 Accounts No. ID number or Birth Certificate Number

  • Duly completed forms should be returned to the Registrar (Academic), Kenyatta University O. Box 43844 – 00100 NAIROBI, Kenya or admissions office RM 012 on or before 20th December 2019. Copies of relevant professional and academic certificates and transcripts, Two (2) 1’x1’ passport size photos and original application fee receipt MUST be attached to the application form.

NB: Copies of O-Level Certificates must be attached: Those with Grade C (Plain) at K.C.S.E must have a Diploma and those with C- (Minus) must have a Certificate and progression to a Diploma in relevant areas of study.

  • Diploma holders from recognized institutions may apply for Credit waiver in consultation with their respective schools upon Admission. Credit waiver application forms are obtainable on request when collecting application form or can be downloaded from Kenyatta University website at ku.ac.ke

 

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