EDUCATION, HUMANITIES & SOCIAL SCIENCES

School of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences

Programmes in this School aim at developing professionals who can initiate sustainable social development in the community through formal and informal education. This School aims at training and developing professionals who are well equipped in seeking solutions to the diverse social challenges in the specialized fields of Education, Counselling Psychology, Social Work and Community Development.

Our School of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences goal is to improve human understanding through innovative programmes and activities that emphasize the creative use and integration of human effort and technology. This is done through the integration of theory, research and practice.

Programmes Offered

Programmes

Entry Level / Admission Requirements

Tuition Fees and Duration

Bachelor of Education (Arts) in any (2) two of the following subjects: English, Literature in English, Kiswahili, Philosophy and Religious Studies, History, Geography, Mathematics, Business Studies.

KCSE Aggregate C+ (plus) or equivalent with at least C+ (plus) in two teaching subjects

Or

Diploma in Education

Note: Credit transfers granted shall not exceed 49% of the applicable degree programme

Full-time: tuition fee @ Kshs.50,000

8 trimesters plus teaching practice (in 3 calendar years)

Bachelor of Arts in Community Development

KCSE -Aggregate mean grade of C+ (plus) Or

KACE or equivalent- 2 Principal Passes and one Subsidiary at A-level

Or Diploma in a related area

Note: Credit transfers granted shall not exceed 49% of the applicable degree programme

Kshs.50,000 per trimester

8 trimesters plus internship (in 3 calendar years)

Diploma in Education (Arts) – in any (2) two subjects chosen from the following: English, Literature in English, Kiswahili, C.R.E, History, Geography, Mathematics, Business Studies, Agriculture)

KCSE Mean Grade of C+ (plus) or a C (plain) and Upgrading Certificate in Education

Full-time: Kshs.25,000/- per trimester

5 trimesters plus 1 trimester teaching practice (2 calendar years)

Diploma in Education (Early Childhood Education)

KCSE Mean Grade of C (plain) or equivalent qualification

Full-time:Kshs.25,000/- per trimester

4 trimesters plus 1 trimester teaching practice (1 calendar year & 8 months)

Diploma in Education (Special Needs Education)

KCSE Mean Grade of C (plain) or equivalent qualification.

Full-time:Kshs.25,000/- per trimester

4 trimesters plus 1 trimester teaching practice (1 calendar year & 8 months)

Diploma in Social Work and Community Development

Diploma in Counselling Psychology

Diploma in Diplomacy & International Relations

Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication

KCSE Mean Grade of C- (minus) or equivalent qualifications.

Kshs.25,000/- (Full-time)

Kshs.25,000 (Full-time)

Kshs.22,000 (Distance Learning) per trimester

3 trimesters plus 1 trimester for field attachment (1 calendar year & 4 months).

Upgrading Certificate Course in Education: an upgrading programme meant to prepare students to be eligible for admission to a Diploma in Education Programme

KCSE Mean Grade of C (plain) or equivalent qualification.

Full-time:Kshs.42,000/-

1 trimester (4 months) or

Kshs.14,000/-

3 trimesters for full-time students pursuing the programme concurrently with a Diploma in Education (Arts) Programme.

Certificate in Early Childhood Education

KCSE Mean Grade of D+ (plus) or equivalent qualification

Full-time:Kshs.25,000/- per trimester

3 trimesters plus 1 trimester teaching practice (1 calendar year & 4 months)

Certificate in Journalism and Mass Communication

KCSE Mean Grade of D+ (plus) or equivalent qualification

Kshs.25,000 (Full-time)

Kshs.22,000 (Distance Learning) per trimester

1 trimester (4 months)

Bridging Course in English

KCSE Mean Grade of below C (plain) in English or equivalent qualification.

Kshs.10,000/-

1 trimester (4 months)