The cost of doing a masters degree course in Kenya depends on the university one enrolls and the type of course one pursues. Some of the most expensive courses are those in engineering and health. The cost range between Ksh 300,000 to Ksh 800,000.
Nairobi University,Strathmore,USIU ,Kabarak,CUEA and Daystar are among the most expensive universities in Kenya while universities in Western Kenya are ranked among the cheapest to pursue a Master’s course from.
A master’s degree course takes approximately two years to complete. Coursework consumes the first year while doing a proposal and the project is covered in the second year.
Based on fees structures for various universities, here is what you’ll pay for two years in masters.
Masters in Business Administration—Ksh 400,000
- Executive MBA—Ksh700,000
- Master’s in Economics—Ksh 400,000
- Master’s in Education—Ksh350,000
- Master’s in Nursing—Ksh 500,000
- Master’s in Sociology—Ksh350,000
- Master’s in Finance—Ksh 550,000
- Master’s in Law—Ksh 650,000
- Master’s in tourism and Hospitality Management—Ksh400,000
- Masters in Accounting—Ksh 450,000
- Master’s in Agriculture—Ksh350,000
- Master’s in Computer Science—Ksh600,000
- Master’s in Architecture—Ksh700,000
- Master’s in Electrical and Electronics Engineering—Ksh650,000
- Master’s in Medicine—Ksh800,000
- Master’s in Journalism—Ksh 550,000
- Master of Science in Human Resource Management—Ksh 450,000
- Master of Science in Entrepreneurship—Ksh 400,000
- Master of Science in Information Security (Cyber Crime)—Ksh500,000
- Master of Education in Special Needs Education—Ksh 500,000
- Master of Education in Early Childhood—Ksh500,000
- Master of Arts in International Relations and Diplomacy—Ksh450,000
- Master of Arts in Monitoring and Evaluation—Ksh450,000
- Masters in Project Management—Ksh500,000
- Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology—Ksh 400,000
The cost above includes tuition and miscellaneous expenses. Regardless of which university you join, the cost will not vary much from the figures listed above.