Kenyatta University KU Postgraduate Admission Requirements and Courses

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LIST OF POSTGRADUATE COURSES OFFERED AT KENYATTA UNIVERSITY, KU AND ENTRY REQUIREMENTS.

SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
Department of Geography
  • Master of Science in (a) Biogeography (b) Climatology (c) Hydrology and Water Resources
    (d) Integrated Watershed Management (e) Geomorphology
    Full time: Main, Mombasa, Nyeri and Nakuru Campus.

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or equivalent in Engineering, Hydrology, and related
    disciplines, Natural Sciences or Social and Human Sciences from a recognized university. Those with Second Class (Lower
    Division) may be considered on condition that they have Grade “C” and above in units relevant to their areas of specialization.
Department of Geography
  • Master of Arts in (a) Agricultural Geography (b) Transport Geography (c ) Geography of Marketing
    (d) Population and Settlement Geography (e) Economic and Industrial Geography (f) Urban and Regional Planning (g)
    Biogeography (h) Geomorphology (i) Climatology
    Full time: Main, Nakuru and Mombasa Campus

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • Bachelor of Arts, Science or Bachelor of Education Degree with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or equivalent
    from a recognized university and has studied Geography either as a major or regular subject to a degree level. Those with Second
    Class (Lower Division) may be considered on condition that they have Grade “C” and above in units relevant to their areas of
    specialization.
Department of Sociology
  • Master of Arts in Sociology
  • Full-time: Main Campus
  • Part-time: City Campus

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • Bachelor of Arts degree with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) from Kenyatta University and has studied Sociology as either a major or a regular subject at degree level or equivalent qualifications from a recognized university.
  • Those with Second Class (Lower Division) may be admitted provided the candidate can show proven evidence of research ability.
Department of Sociology
  • Master of Arts in Community Development
  • Full-time: Main Campus
  • Part-time: City Campus

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • Bachelor of Arts degree with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) from Kenyatta University or any other University and has studied Sociology as either a major or regular subject at degree level or equivalent qualifications from a recognized
    university.
  • Those with Second Class (Lower Division) may be admitted provided the candidate can show proven evidence of research ability.

Department of Sociology
Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology
Full-time and Part-time (Main Campus)
Minimum Entry Requirements
Master of Arts in Sociology or equivalent from Kenyatta University or any other accredited University or MA degree in
Sociology by Project graded at “B” and above. The PhD degree will be by course work, examination and thesis.

Department of Kiswahili
Master of Arts in Kiswahili
Full-time (Kericho, Nakuru and Main Campus)
Evening and Weekends (Kericho, Mombasa and Nakuru Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or equivalent from Kenyatta University or any
recognized university with an average grade of ‘B’ in Kiswahili units. Those with Second Class (Lower Division) and at least two
years relevant work experience may be considered.

Department of Kiswahili
Ph.D. in Kiswahili
Full-time (Main and Mombasa Campuses)
Minimum Entry Requirements
Master of Arts degree in Kiswahili or its equivalent from a recognized university.

Department of Gender and Development Studies
Master of Arts in Gender and Development Studies
Full-time: Main Campus
Part-time: City and Kericho Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or equivalent in related disciplines from Kenyatta
University or any other recognized university.
Those with Second Class (Lower Division) with at least two years relevant work experience will be considered.

Department of History, Archaeology and Political Studies
Master of Arts in: (a) History (b) Political Science (d) Archaeology
Full-time (Kericho, Nakuru, Embu and Main Campus)
Evening & Weekend (Nakuru, Kericho, Nyeri, Mombasa and City Campus)
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Education (Arts) Degree of at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or its equivalent in
related disciplines from a recognized University. Those with Second Class (Lower Division) may be considered on condition that
they have Grade “C” and above in units relevant to their areas of specialization.

Department of History, Archaeology and Political Studies
Doctor of Philosophy(Ph.D.) in the above areas
Full-time (Main and City Campus)
Minimum Entry Requirements
Master’s Degree in relevant area of study from Kenyatta University or any other recognized institution.

Department of Public Policy and Administration:
Masters of Leadership and Governance (MLG)
Part-time: City
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor degree of at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) from a recognized university in any area of specialization.
Those with Second Class Honours (Lower Division) and with a score of Grade “C” in relevant specialization subjects will be
considered

Department of Public Policy and Administration:
Masters of Arts in Public Policy and Administration (MPPA)
Part-time: City, Nakuru, Nyeri and Mombasa
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree of at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) from a recognized university in any area of specialization.
Those with Second Class (Lower Division) may be considered on condition that they have Grade “C” and above in units relevant
to their areas of specialization.

Department of Public Policy and Administration:
Executive Master of Arts in Public Policy and Administration (EMPPA)
Evening & Weekend (City Campus)
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree of at least Second Class Honours (Lower Division) from a recognized university in any area of specialization
and at least two years work experience as an executive or senior position.

Department of Public Policy and Administration:
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Public Policy and Management
Part-time: City Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Master’s Degree from a recognized university in any area of the following areas of specialization: Public Policy and
Administration, Political Science, Business Administration (Management), Master of Arts in Economic Policy, Master of
Educational Administration/Economics and Planning/Leadership/ Organizational Leadership.

Department of Foreign Languages
Master of Arts in French
Full-time- Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree in French with Second Class Honours (Upper Division) and above.

Department of English and Linguistics
Master of Arts in English and Linguistics
Full-time: Main, Nakuru and Kericho Mombasa and Kitui Campus.
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor’s degree Second Class Honours (Upper Division) from a university recognized by Kenyatta University Senate. The
candidate must have a mean score of grade “B” (at least 60%) in English and Linguistics courses.

Department of English and Linguistics
Doctor of Philosophy in English and Linguistics
Full-time: Main Campus.
Minimum Entry Requirements
Holder of a master’s degree in English and Linguistics with a mean score of grade “B” aggregate (at least 60%) or equivalent
qualifications from any other university recognized by Kenyatta University Senate.

Department of Literature
Master of Arts in Literature
Full time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Education (Arts) Degree of at least Second Class Honours or its equivalent in related disciplines
from a recognized University.

Department of Literature
Doctor of Philosophy(Ph.D.) in Literature by Research and Thesis
Full-time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Master’s Degree in literature or relevant areas of study from Kenyatta University or a recognized Institution.

Department of Literature
Doctor of Philosophy(Ph.D.) in Literature by Course Work, Examination and Thesis
Full-time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Master’s Degree in literature or relevant areas of study from Kenyatta University or a recognized Institution.

Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies
Master of Arts in Religious Studies in (a) Christianity (b) African Traditional Religion (c) Islam
Full-time: Main Kericho and Nakuru Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Arts Degree in related field of at least Second Class Honors (Upper Division) from a recognized university or Second
Class (Lower Division) and at least two years postgraduate relevant work experience.

Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies
Master of Arts (Philosophy)
Full-time (Main Campus)
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Arts Degree in related field of at least Second Class Honors (Upper Division) from a recognized university or Second
Class (Lower Division) with at least two years working experience or Postgraduate Diploma in Arts obtained at Credit II and
above.
Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies
Ph.D. (Philosophy)
Full-time: Main
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Arts degree in related field of at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) from a recognized University or
Second Class (Lower Division) and at least two years postgraduate relevant work experience. Master of Arts (Philosophy) degree
from a recognized University.

Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies
Ph.D. (Religious Studies)
 Christianity
 Islam
 African Religion
Full-time: Main and Kericho
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Arts degree in related field of at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) from a recognized University or
Second Class (Lower Division) and at least two years post-graduation relevant work experience. Master of Arts degree or Master
of Theology degree from a recognized University.

Department Of Psychology
Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology.
Part Time: City, Nakuru, Mombasa Campuses
Minimum Entry Requirements
a) Holder of a Bachelor degree with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) from Kenyatta University or a
recognized University.
b) Holder of a Bachelor degree with at least Second Class Honours (Lower Division)from Kenyatta University or a
recognized University, Plus a Post graduate Diploma in Education or Counseling, or its equivalent, with at least a credit
level pass or
c) Holder of a Bachelor degree with at least Second Class Honours (Lower Division) from Kenyatta University or a
recognized University, Plus at least two years relevant professional experience in a clinical setting.

Department Of Psychology
Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology.
Part-time: City Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Holder of M.A or M.SC degree in counseling or clinical psychology (or its equivalent) of Kenyatta University or any other
recognized university with an aggregate grade B plain or its equivalent in the Masters course.
Holder of M.ED. Degree in guidance and counseling of Kenyatta University or any other recognized university or its equivalent
with an aggregate grade B plain or its equivalent in the Masters course.

Department Of Psychology
Postgraduate Diploma in Addiction Treatment Science.
Full-time: Main Campus
Part Time: City and Mombasa Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in counseling psychology with at least Second Class Honours (Lower Division) or its equivalent, with
internship experience in a drug treatment setting working with clients with SUD’s.
Bachelor’s degree in psychology, nursing or social work with at least Second Class Honours (Lower Division) or its equivalent,
plus at least two (2) years’ experience in clinical setting working with clients with SUD’s
Bachelor’s degree in any field with at least Second Class Honours (Lower Division) or its equivalent, plus a post graduate
qualification (at least a post graduate diploma) in psychiatry, counseling or clinical psychology with internship experience in a
drug treatment setting working with clients with SUD’s.

SCHOOL OF SECURITY, DIPLOMACY AND PEACE STUDIES

Department of Security and Correction Science
Master in Security Management and Police Studies
Part-time: City, Nyeri, Embu, Nakuru, Mombasa and Kericho Campuses.
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor’s degree with at least Second Class Honours (Upper or Lower Division) from Kenyatta University or any other
recognized University. Those with Second Class (Lower Division) and at least two (2) years relevant work experience may be
considered.

Department of Security and Correctional Science
Doctor of Philosophy(Ph.D.) in Security Studies
Part-time: City, Nyeri, Embu, Nakuru, Mombasa, Kericho Campuses
Minimum Entry Requirements
A holder of Master’s degree of Kenyatta University or any other recognized and accredited University with a course work
component in any one of the following specializations:
Security Studies, Sociology, Criminology, Political Science, Peace Studies, African Studies, International Relations, Public
Policy, Economics, Environmental Security, Military Science, Forensic Science.
Those with a Master’s degree in a closely related area of specialization and have at least three years postgraduate research or teaching experience in the subject area, may be considered.

Department of Conflict, Peace and Conflict Management
Master of Arts in Peace and Conflict Management
Full-time: Main Campus
Part-time: City Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor’s degree with at least Second Class Honours (Upper or Lower Division) from Kenyatta University or any other
recognized by the university senate. Those who are eligible to apply are fresh graduates in the disciplines of conflict and peace,
political, development and gender studies, history, sociology, law, international relations, public policy and administration and
personnel working with civil societies, government and the public sector interested in pursuing the discipline of peace and
conflict.

Department of Conflict, Peace and Conflict Management
Doctor of Philosophy in Peace and Conflict Management
Full-time: Main Campus
Part-time: City, Nyeri, Nakuru, Kericho and Mombasa Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements.
Holder of Master’s degree of Kenyatta University or equivalent qualifications from any other University recognized by Kenyatta
University Senate as being an institution of comparable status to that of Kenyatta University with a course work component in
any one of the following specializations: peace, conflict, political, development and gender studies, history, sociology,
international relations, public policy and administration and any other related field.
Holder of a Master’s degree in a closely related area of specialization and has at least three years’ postgraduate research
experience or teaching in the subject area, and can provide evidence of research capability.

Department of Diplomacy and International Relations
Master of Arts in International Relations and Diplomacy
Full-time: Main Campus
Part-time: City, Nyeri, Nakuru, Mombasa, Kericho and Embu Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Arts (International Relations and Diplomacy OR Political Science) degree with at least Second Class Honours
(Upper or Lower Division) from any recognized University.
Those with Bachelor of Arts degree in related disciplines such as History, Political Philosophy/Theory, International Law or
Economics will be also be considered.

Department of Diplomacy and International Relations
Doctor of Philosophy in International Relations and Diplomacy
Full-time: Main, Nyeri, Nakuru, Mombasa, Kericho and Embu Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Holders of Master of Arts (International Relations and Diplomacy or Political Science) degree or any related discipline from a
recognized University by Senate

SCHOOL OF PURE AND APPLIED SCIENCES

Department of Statistics & Actuarial Science
Master of Science in (a) Statistics (b) Social Statistics (c) Biostatistics
Full-time (Main Campus)
Part-time (City Campus)
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree in related disciplines with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or equivalent from a recognized
University with an average grade of ‘C’ (of 55%) in area applied. One must also be a Major in the specific area of specialization
namely: Statistics, Applied Math, Pure Math or Biostatistics. Those with Second Class (Lower Division) may be considered on
condition that they have Grade “C” and above in units relevant to their areas of specialization.

Department of Mathematics
Master of Science in (a) Pure Mathematics (b) Applied Mathematics
Full-time (Main Campus)
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree with at least Second Class Honors (Upper Division) or equivalent from a recognized university. Those with
Second Class (Lower Division) and at least two (2) years’ experience will be considered.
In addition, one must be a REGULAR or MAJOR in mathematics and with an average of “C” (55%) in the area applied. One
should have taken specified units in the area of interest i.e. (pure or applied)
NB: For further information, please consult the department.

Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology
Master of Science in : (a) Biochemistry (b) Biotechnology (c) Medical Biochemistry
Full-time: Main Campus
Part-time: City Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry/ Biochemistry or related discipline with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or
equivalent from a recognized University.
Those with Second Class (Lower Division) may be considered on condition that they have Grade ‘‘C’’ and above in units
relevant to their areas of specialization.

Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology
Ph.D. in the above areas.
Full-time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Holder of a Master’s Degree in relevant area of study from Kenyatta University or any other recognized institution.

Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology
Postgraduate Diploma in Forensic Science
Full-time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
All degree graduates shall qualify for admission to the Postgraduate Diploma in Forensic Science. However, those without a science background shall have to take SFS 001: Introduction to Forensic Physics, SFS 002: Introduction to Forensic Chemistry and SFS 005: Fundamental of Cell and Molecular Biology.

Department of Microbiology
Master of Science in (a)Medical Microbiology (b) Environmental Microbiology
Full-time: Main Campus
Part-time: City Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Science (Microbiology), Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Education (Science) with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or equivalent with Biology as the main subject from a recognized University.
Those with Second Class (Lower Division) may be considered on condition that they have Grade ‘C’ and above in units relevant
to their areas of specialization

Department of Microbiology
Doctor of Philosophy(Ph.D.) in the above areas
Full-Time(Main Campus)
Minimum Entry Requirements
Master’s Degree in relevant area of study from Kenyatta University or any other recognized institution.

Department of Plant Sciences
Master of Science in: (a) Plant Physiology and Biochemistry (b) Genetics (c) Plant Ecology (d) Developmental botany
Full-time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Education (Science) with at least Second Class Honours (Upper or lower Division) or
equivalent with Biology as the main subject from a recognized university.

Department of Plant Sciences
Master of Science in Plant Taxonomy
Full-time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Education (Science) with at least Second Class Honours (Upper or lower Division) or
equivalent with Biology as the main subject from a recognized university.
Research Project in second year will be funded. Women and marginalized communities are especially encouraged to apply.

Department of Zoological Sciences
Master of Science in: (a) Applied Entomology (b) Immunology (c) Animal Physiology (d) Aquatic Ecology (e) Animal Ecology
(f) Fisheries Sciences (g) Applied Parasitology
Full-time : Main Campus
Master of Science in Applied Coastal And Marine Resource Management
Full-time: Mombasa Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
a) A holder of Bachelor of Science with at least an Upper Second class honors with Zoology or Botany as a single subject
or as one of two science subjects studied to Bachelor of Science degree level.
b) A holder of Bachelor of Education degree who has studied Zoology or Botany to degree level either as a major or as a
regular subject and has attained at least an Upper Second Class Honors.
c) Holder of Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Education degree with a lower second class and has qualified in the
specific subject unit.
d) A holder of a Bachelor’s degree in any other relevant areas of studies such as Geography and Environment with at least
an Upper Second Class Honours and has taken units related to Marine Science.

Department of Zoological Sciences
Ph.D. Courses in all areas of Masters Programmes.
Full-time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Master degree in relevant area of study from Kenyatta University or any other recognized institution

Department of Chemistry
Master of Science in Chemistry
Full-time : Main and Kitui
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Education (Science) Degree with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or
equivalent from a recognized university and studied Chemistry as a major or regular subject and obtained at least an average
grade ‘C’ in Chemistry units. Those with Second Class (Lower Division) may be considered on condition that they have Grade
“C” and above in units relevant to their areas of specialization.
Those with Second Class (Lower Division) or its equivalent from a recognized university and at least two years of teaching
Chemistry or working in a research Institution may be considered.

Department of Chemistry
Master of Science in Applied Analytical Chemistry
Full-time: Main Campus and Kitui Campus
Part time: city Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Education (Science) Degree with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or
equivalent from a recognized university and studied Chemistry as a major or regular subject and obtained at least an average
grade ‘C’ in Chemistry units. Those with Second Class (Lower Division) may be considered on condition that they have Grade
“C” and above in units relevant to their areas of specialization.
Those with Second Class (Lower Division) or its equivalent from a recognized university and at least two years of teaching
Chemistry or working in a research Institution may be considered

Department of Chemistry
Ph.D. Chemistry
Full time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Master of science degree in Chemistry or Applied Analytical Chemistry from Kenyatta university or any other recognized
university

Department of Physics
Master of Science in Electronic and Instrumentation
Full-time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Holders of Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Education ( Science) with Second Class (Lower Division) or equivalent from a
recognized university and studied Physics as a major subject with mathematics. A candidate who has taken Physics as a regular
subject with mathematics, may be admitted provided he/she takes remedial courses as recommended by the department.

Department of Physics
Master of Science in Physics
a) Material Science
b) Environmental Physics
c) Theoretical and Atomic Collision Physics
d) Geophysics
Full-time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Education (Science) degree with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or
equivalent from a recognized university and has majored in Physics or its equivalent from a recognized university and at least
two (2) years relevant work experience will be considered, provided also that a candidate must have a working knowledge of
mathematics at a degree level.

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

Department of Educational Management, Policy and Curriculum Studies
Master of Education in: (a) Educational Administration (b) Educational Planning (c) Economics of Education (d) Curriculum
Development
Full-time: Main Campus
Part-time: City Campus, Nyeri Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Education degree in related field, with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or equivalent from Kenyatta
University or any recognized institution OR Bachelor of Education degree Second Class Honours (Lower Division) may be
considered on condition that they have Grade “C’’ and above in units relevant to their areas of specialization.

Department of Educational Management, Policy and Curriculum Studies
Ph.D. in (a) Educational Administration (b)Educational Planning and Economics of Education (c) Curriculum studies
Part-time: City Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Master’s degree in relevant area of study from Kenyatta university or any other recognized institution. Must have covered at least five (5) units at M.Ed. level in the area of specialization and a minimum grade “c” in Masters.

Department of Educational Foundations
Master of Education in (a) History of Education (b) Philosophy of Education (c) Sociology of Education (d) Comparative
Education (e) Health Education
Campuses: Main, Nakuru and Embu Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Education Degree in related field, with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or equivalent from Kenyatta
University or any recognized institution. Those with Second Class (Lower Division) may be considered on condition that they
have Grade “C” and above in units relevant to their areas of specialization.

Department of Educational Foundations
Doctor of Philosophy(Ph.D.) in above areas
Mode of Study: Full-Time
Campus: Main
Minimum Entry Requirements
Master of Education degree in relevant field from Kenyatta University or any other recognized institution.

Department of Educational Communication and Technology
Master of Education in Educational Technology (a) Mathematics Education (b) Science Education
( c ) Social Studies Education (d) Creative Arts Education (e) Language Education (f) Technology Education
Full-time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Education Degree with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or equivalent from Kenyatta University or
any recognized Institution OR Bachelor of Education Degree Second Class (Lower Division) or equivalent with at least two
years of relevant work experience will be considered.

Department of Special Needs Education
Master of Education in Special Needs in (a) Visual Impairments (b) Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
(c) Physical & Multiple Disabilities (PH) (d) Intellectual Disabilities (e)Gifted and Talented (f)Hearing Impairments (g)Learning
Disabilities
Full-time: Main Campus
Part-time: Nakuru Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Education Degree in related field, with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or equivalent from Kenyatta
University or any recognized institution. Those with Bachelor of Education Degree Second Class (Lower Division) or its
equivalent with at least two (2) years’ work experience will be considered.

Department of Special Needs Education
Master of Education in Speech and Language Pathology
Full time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Holders of Second Class Honours (Upper Division) From Kenyatta University or any recognized institution. Bachelor of
Education (Special Needs Education or Bachelor of Education (Special Needs Education) specializing in Hearing Impairment,
Bachelor of Education subject combinations : English/Literature or Biology, Bachelor of Education (English and Linguistics) or
Bachelor’s degree in Communication Disorders or Bachelor’s degree in a Medical or Clinical Field or Bachelor’s degree in
Clinical Psychology. (Applicants with work experience in any of the above field have an added advantage).

Department of Special Needs Education
Doctor of Philosophy in Special Needs Education
Part-time: City Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Master’s degree in Special Needs Education or Master’s degree in Education from Kenyatta University or any other recognized
institution.

Department of Library and Information Science
a) Master of Library and Information Sciences
b) Master of Science (Records Management and Archives Administration)
c) Master of Science in Knowledge Management
Full-time: Main Campus
Part-time: City Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Education Degree in related field, with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or its equivalent from
Kenyatta University or any recognized institution. Second Class (Lower Division) or its equivalent with at least two years of
relevant work experience.

Department of Library and Information Science
PhD Information Science
Part-time: City Campus
Minimum entry requirements
Master’s degree in the relevant area of study from Kenyatta University or any other recognized institutions.

Department of Library and Information Science
Postgraduate Diploma in Justice Information Systems
Evening & Weekend (City Campus)
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor degree of Kenyatta University or any other recognized institution. Holders of above qualification with lower second
class division and two years working experience in related area.

Department of Early Childhood Studies
Master of Education in Early Childhood Studies
Full time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Education Degree in Early Childhood Studies, with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or equivalent
from Kenyatta University or any recognized institution. Those with Second Class (Lower Division) may be considered on
condition that they have Grade “C” and above in units relevant to their areas of specialization.

Department of Early Childhood Studies
Ph.D. in Early Childhood studies
Full time: Main campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Master’s degree in Early Childhood Studies from Kenyatta University or any other accredited university OR a holder of Master’s degree in the related area with three (3) or more years of experience in Early Childhood Services.

Department of Educational Psychology
Master of Education in (a) Educational Psychology (b) Guidance and Counseling
Campus: Main Only
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Education Degree in related field, with at least second class honours (Upper Division) from Kenyatta University or
any other recognized Institution. In addition have at least “C” in the units relevant to the area of specialization. Those with second
class (Lower Division) may be considered on condition that:
a) They have grade “C” in units relevant to the area of specialization.
b) They have worked for at least 2 years in relevant field.
Bachelor’s with post graduate Diploma in Education from Kenyatta University or any other recognized university and who had:
a) Second Class Honours (Upper Division) in first degree or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
b) Second Class (Lower Division) in first degree or its equivalent with two (2) years working experience in related field
after the diploma.

Department of Educational Psychology
Ph.D. in Educational Psychology
Full time: Main campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Holder of a Masters of Education degree of Kenyatta University or its equivalent from other recognized institutions of higher
learning. Must have covered at least five (5) units at M.Ed. level in the area of specialization with a “B” and above or equivalent
grade. Must show ability to undertake academic research in the area of specialization.

SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

Department of Environmental Studies and Community Development
Master of Environmental Studies (Community Development)
Full-time: Main Campus
Part-time: City Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) in Environmental Studies and Community Development
and related disciplines such as Geography, Natural Resources Management, Agricultural Sciences, Biological and Physical
Sciences, Urban & Regional Planning, Development Studies, from Kenyatta University or any other recognized university.
Those with Second Class (Lower Division)may be considered on condition that they have grade “C” and above in units relevant
to their areas of specialization and have two (2) years post-graduation work experience.

Department of Environmental Studies and Community Development
PhD in Environmental Studies (Community Development)
Full-time (Main Campus)
Minimum Entry Requirements
Master’s degree in Environmental Studies and Community Development or related areas such as Development Studies,
Agriculture, Geography, Sociology, etc. from Kenyatta University or any recognized university.

Department of Environmental Education
Master of Environmental Studies(Climate Change & Sustainability)
Full-time: Main Campus
Part-time: City Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree of at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division), or Equivalent in Environmental Education, Education,
Environmental Studies, Forestry, Agriculture, Biophysical sciences and Social sciences from a recognized university.
A holder of a Second Class Honours (Lower Division) degree in the areas mentioned above with evidence of at least two (2)
years relevant work experience will be considered

Department of Environmental Education
Ph.D. Environmental Studies (Climate Change & Sustainability)
Full-time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Master of Environmental Education or any other relevant area of study.

Department of Environmental Education
Master of Science in Environmental Education
Full-time : Main Campus
Part time: City campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
A Bachelor Degree of at least Second Class Honours (Lower Division) or equivalent in Environmental Education, Environmental
Studies, Forestry, Biophysical Sciences from a recognized university.
A holder of a Second Class Honours (Lower Division) degree in the areas mentioned above with evidence of at least two (2)
years relevant work experience will be considered

Department of Environmental Education
Ph.D. in Environmental Education
Full-time : Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Master of Environmental Education or any other relevant area of study.

Department of Environmental Education
Master of Science in Sustainable Urban Development
Full-time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Holders of First Class or Second Class Honours (Upper Division) in the areas indicated below or equivalent from Kenyatta
University or other institutions recognized by Commission for University Education (CUE):
Environmental Studies; Natural Resources Management; Urban & Regional Planning; Engineering; Public Health; Architecture;
Land Economics; Design; Development Studies; Geography; Agricultural Sciences; Biological & Physical Sciences;
Entrepreneurship. Those with Second Class (Lower Division) in the above areas with at least two (2) years of relevant experience
will be considered.

Department of Environmental Science
Master of Environmental Science
Full-time: Main Campus
Part time: City Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor’s degree of First Class or Second Class Honors (Upper Division) or their equivalent in Environmental Education,
Geography, Geology, Meteorology, Physical Sciences, Biological Sciences, Technology, Agriculture or Engineering.
A holder of Second Class Honors (Lower Division) in the above mentioned disciplines from Kenyatta University or any other
recognized University with at least two years research or relevant working experience may be considered.

Department of Environmental Science
Master of Environmental Studies (Agro forestry & Rural Development)
Full-time (Main Campus)
Part time (City Campus)
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor degree of First Class Honors or Second Class (Upper Division) or their equivalent in Environmental Studies, Forestry,
Agriculture, Biological Sciences and Social Sciences from a recognized University.
A holder of Second Class Honors (Lower Division) degree in the above mentioned areas with evidence of research and field
experience.

Department of Environmental Science
Ph.D. in Environmental Science
Full-time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Master of Science degree in Environmental Studies, Forestry, Agriculture, Geography, Ecology, Biological Sciences,
Meteorology, from a recognized university.

Department of Environmental Planning
Master of Environmental Planning & Management
Full-time : Main Campus
Part-time : City Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Planning & Management) or Bachelor of Urban & Regional Planning, or Bachelor of
Science/Arts in Geography, Economics, Architecture, Surveying and Photogrammetry, Land Economics, Building Economics,
Estate Management, Housing Technology, Engineering, Law, Sociology, Agriculture, Forestry, Wildlife Management, Zoology,
Botany with at least Second Class Honours ( Upper Division) degree or equivalent from a recognized University
Those with Second Class Honours (Lower Division) degree with at least two- year relevant work experience will be considered.

Department of Environmental Planning
Master of Environmental Planning & Management (Resource Use Efficient Cities)
Full-time : Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Planning & Management) or Bachelor of Urban & Regional Planning, or Bachelor of
Science/Arts in Geography, Economics, Architecture, Surveying and Photogrammetry, Land Economics, Building Economics,
Estate Management, Housing Technology, Engineering, Law, Sociology, Agriculture, Forestry, Wildlife Management, Zoology,
Botany with at least Second Class Honours ( Upper Division) degree or equivalent from a recognized University
Those with Second Class Honours (Lower Division) degree with at least two- year relevant work experience will be considered.

Department of Environmental Planning
Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Planning & Management
Full-time : Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Master degree in any relevant discipline from a recognized University and had pursued a relevant programme at undergraduate level and obtained at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) degree in the following areas :
a) Bachelor of Environmental Planning & Management degree of Kenyatta University or any recognized University with a
major in Environmental/urban Rural/Regional Planning & Management (or)
b) B.Env. S, BURP or BA/B.Sc. in Geography, Economics, Architecture, Surveying and Photogrammetry, Land
Economics and Building, Estate Management, Housing Technology, Engineering, Law, Sociology, Agriculture, Forestry
and Wildlife, Zoology, Botany (or)
c) Is a holder of Second Class Honours (Lower Division) degree in the fields outlined in (a) and (b) with two years
working experience in a relevant field.

SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS

Department of Economic Theory
Master of Economics
Full-time: Main and Nakuru Campus
Part-time : City Campus
Minimum entry requirements
(i) Bachelor’s Degree in Economics with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) from Kenyatta University or a
recognized institution of Comparable status.
(ii) Those with Second Class (Lower Division) may be considered on condition that they have Grade “C” and above in units
relevant to their areas of specialization.

Department of Economic Theory
Master of Economics (Policy & Management)
Full-time: Main and Nakuru Campus
Part-time : City Campus
Minimum entry requirements
(iii) Bachelor’s Degree in Economics with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) from Kenyatta University or a
recognized institution of Comparable status.
Those with Second Class (Lower Division) may be considered on condition that they have Grade “C” and above in units relevant
to their areas of specialization.

Department of Econometrics and Statistics
Master of Economics (Econometrics).
Full-time: Main and Nakuru Campus
Part-time : City Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
(i) Bachelor’s Degree in Economics with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) from Kenyatta University or a
recognized institution of Comparable status.
(ii) Those with Second Class (Lower Division) may be considered on condition that they have Grade “C” and above in units
relevant to their areas of specialization.

Department of Applied Economics
1. Master of Economics (Finance)
2. Master of Economics (International Trade & Finance)
Full-time: Main and Nakuru Campus
Part-time : City Campus
Minimum entry requirements
(i) Bachelor’s Degree in Economics with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) from Kenyatta University or a
recognized institution of Comparable status.
(ii) Those with Second Class (Lower Division) may be considered on condition that they have Grade “C” and above in units
relevant to their areas of specialization.

Department of Applied Economics
Master of Economics (Cooperation and Human Development)
Part-time: City Campus
Minimum entry requirements
(i) Bachelor’s Degree of at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) in Economics, Economics & Finance, Economics
& Statistics or a relevant Social Science from a recognized University.
(ii) Those with Second Class (Lower Division) in the above stated disciplines and two (2) years proven relevant work
experience will be considered.
Those with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division) in other disciplines, other than Economics, with proven relevant work
experience, will be considered upon successful completion of a Bridging Course for the programme.

Department of Applied Economics
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Economics
Campus: City Campus
Minimum entry requirements
Master’s Degree in Economics from Kenyatta University or any other recognized institution.
The PhD is based on coursework, examination and research project or coursework, examination and thesis. The coursework must have covered the following three core courses: Micro Economic Theory, Macro Economic Theory and Quantitative Methods.
One must have attained at least ‘B’ in Microeconomic Theory and Macroeconomics Theory at Masters Level.

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Department of Business Administration
Master of Business Administration (MBA) with areas of Specialization in: (a) Human Resource Management (b)
Entrepreneurship (c) Marketing (d) Finance (e) Procurement and Supply Chain Management (f) Strategic Management (g)
Management Information Systems (h) Project Management (i) Accounting
Full-time: Main Campus
Part-time: Nakuru, Kericho, Embu, Nyeri, Mombasa and City Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or equivalent from Kenyatta University or any other
recognized university.
A holder of a Lower Second Class degree of Kenyatta University or any other recognized university with proven ability in
research, administration or management.
A holder of a degree of Kenyatta University or any other recognized university plus relevant full professional qualification
certificate.
Department of Business Administration
Master of Business Administration in Oil and Gas Management
Full-time: Main Campus
Part-time: Nakuru, Kericho, Embu, Nyeri, Mombasa and City Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
(i) A holder of at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division), Bachelor of Science degree in the relevant field as
stipulated by University Senate of Kenyatta University.
(ii) A holder of Second Class Honours (Upper Division), Bachelor of Science degree in the relevant field, or from any other
institution recognized by the University Senate as being equivalent Academic status to (i) above.
(iii) A holder of Second Class Honours (Lower Division), Bachelor of Science degree in the relevant field, or from any other
institution recognized by the University Senate as being equivalent academic status and in addition must show proof of
either two years relevant experience and professional development or academic advancement through research and
publication since graduation with the bachelor’s degree or a postgraduate Diploma in the relevant field.
A holder of other qualifications recognized by University Senate as being equivalent to (i), (ii) and (iii).

Department of Accounting and Finance
Master of Science (Finance)
Part-time: City and Nakuru Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Commerce Accounting or Finance Degree with at least Upper Second Honours or equivalent from Kenyatta
University or any other recognized university.

Department of Business Administration
Executive Master of Business Administration
Part-time: City Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in a relevant area from Kenyatta University with at least two years work experience at an
executive or senior position.

Department of Business Administration
Master of Science in: (a) Human Resource Management (b) Entrepreneurship Development (c) Marketing
Part-time: City Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Commerce Degree with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or equivalent from Kenyatta University or
any other recognized University.

Department of Management Science
Master of Project Monitoring and Evaluation
Part-time: City Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Commerce Degree with at least Upper Second Honours or equivalent from Kenyatta University or any other
recognized university.

SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH

Department of Community Health
Master of Public Health in (a) Epidemiology and Disease Control. (b) Monitoring and Evaluation
Full-time: Main Campus
Part-time: Mombasa, City and Nakuru Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine (MBChB), Nursing (BScN), Pharmacy (B.Pharm) & Dentistry. Holders of First Class or Second
Class Honours (Upper Division) in Environmental Health, Community Health/Nutrition and Health Management. Holders of
Second Class (Lower Division) in the above discipline with minimum of four years post qualification experience subject to
availability of space.

Department of Community Health
Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health in (a) Epidemiology and Disease Control. (b) Monitoring and Evaluation
Full-time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Holder of a Master of Public Health (MPH) from a recognized University.

Department of Health Management and Informatics
Master of Science in (a) Health Information Management MSc HIM) (b) Health Management (MSc HM)
Part-Time: City Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Dentistry or Second Class Honours (Upper
Division) in Environmental Health, Community Health, Nutrition, Psychology, Information Science, Economics, Business
Administration, Commerce, Community Development, Public Administration, Law and Human Resource Management.
Those with Second Class Honours (Lower Division) in the above disciplines may be considered on condition that they have a
minimum of two (2) years post qualification experience in a health related field. Or a holder of a first degree with health related Post Graduate Diploma of Kenyatta University or any other recognized institution, with at least two (2) years post qualification experience.

Department of Population and Reproductive Health
M.P.H (Reproductive Health)
Part-time: City Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
A holder of Bachelor degree in Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition and Dietetics, Pharmacy, Dentistry or
Bachelor’s Degree with at least Upper Second Honours in a health related field: Environmental Health, Population Health and
Community Health among others. Those with Second Class Honours (Lower Division) in the above fields and at least two years relevant work experience in a health related field will be considered in exceptional cases.

Department of Environmental and Occupational Health
Master of Science in Occupational Health and Safety
Part-time: City Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
A holder of Bachelor degree in Occupational, Environmental Nutrition or any Health or Medical related degree: Environmental
Studies; Bachelor of Arts or Science or Education (arts or science), or equivalent who has studied any of the following subjects up to degree level: Environmental Education, Geography, Botany/zoology, Chemistry, Technology, Agriculture, Engineering, with at least upper Second Class Honours of Kenyatta University or any other recognized University. OR A holder of any of the above degree but with Second Class Honours Lower division with minimum two (2) years’ work experience.

Department of Environmental and Occupational Health
Master of Science in Environmental Health
Part-time: City Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
A holder of Bachelor degree in Occupational, Environmental or any Health or Medical related degree: Environmental Studies;
Bachelor of Arts or Science or Education (arts or science), or equivalent who has studied any of the following subjects up to
degree level: Environmental Education, Geography, Botany/zoology, Chemistry, Technology, Agriculture, Engineering, with at least upper Second Class Honours of Kenyatta University or any other recognized University. OR A holder of any of the above degree but with Second Class Honours Lower division with minimum two (2) years’ work experience.

Department of Environmental Health
Master of Science in Water Supply and Sanitation (M.Sc. WATSAN)
Part-time: City Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
A holder of Bachelor degree in Occupational, Environmental or Environmental Studies; Bachelor of Arts or Science or Education
(arts or science), or equivalent who has studied any of the following subjects up to degree level: Environmental Education,
Geography, Botany/zoology, Chemistry, Technology, Agriculture, Engineering, with at least upper Second Class Honours of
Kenyatta University or any other recognized University. OR A holder of any of the above degree but with Second Class Honours
Lower division with minimum two (2) years’ work experience.

SCHOOL OF APPLIED HUMAN SCIENCES

Department of Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics
Master of Science in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics
Full-time: Main Campus
Part-time: City Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Science in Food, Nutrition & Dietetics, Community Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics Bachelor of
Education degree with a major in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics. Holder of Postgraduate Diploma in Nutrition from a recognized
institution.

Department of Foods Nutrition & Dietetics
Ph.D. (Foods, Nutrition & Dietetics)
Full-time: Main
Minimum Entry Requirements
Master’s Degree in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics from recognized institution.

Department of Community Resource Management
Master of Science (Community Resource Management)
Full time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
i) Holders of at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) Degree in Community Resource Management, Family & Consumer
Science, Home Economics or any other related field of study.
Ii C) Holders of a Second Class (Lower Division) may be considered on condition that they have ‘C’ and above in units relevant to their areas of specialization.

Department of Community Resource Management
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Community Resource Management
Full time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Master’s Degree in Community Resource Management, Family & Consumer Science or any other Community Development or
Community Resource Management and Extension field from a recognized University.

Department of Fashion Design and Marketing
Master of Science in Fashion Design & Marketing
Full-time : Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
A holder of First Class or Upper Second Class Bachelor of Science in Fashion Design and Marketing or Textile Science and
Design or B.Sc. in Textiles, Clothing or Fine Art which has bias in textiles or its equivalent from a recognized university. A
holder of First Class or Upper Second Class Bachelor of Education (Home Economics or Home Science). A holder of Lower
Second Class B.Sc. in Fashion Design and Marketing or Textile Science and Design or Textiles, Clothing or Fine Art which has a
bias in textiles or BED (Home Economics or Home Science) or its equivalent from a recognized university.

Department of Fashion Design and Marketing
Ph.D. (Fashion design and marketing)
Full time: Main
Minimum Entry Requirements
Master’s Degree in relevant area of study from Kenyatta university or any other recognized institution

Department of Physical and Health Education
Master of Science in Physical & Health Education
Full time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education, Bachelor of Science- Sport Science or Bachelor of Science Leisure & Recreation with
at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) from Kenyatta University or any recognized institution of higher learning.
Postgraduate Diploma in Physical Education from an accredited institution will be considered Those with Second Class (Lower Division) may be considered on condition that they have Grade ‘‘C’’ and above in unit relevant to their areas of specialization. They must also be teaching Physical Education or Sports Administration.

Department of Physical and Health Education
Doctor of Philosophy in Physical Education
Full time : Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Master’s Degree in relevant area of study from Kenyatta University or any other recognized institution of higher learning.

Postgraduate Diploma in Physical Education
Full-time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Applicants for the Postgraduate Diploma in Physical Education course shall have attained a minimum academic qualification of
Bachelor of Education or its equivalent from a recognized University. Applicants with any other Non-Education Bachelor’s
Degree and a Postgraduate Diploma in Education may be considered.

Department of Recreation Management & Exercise Science
Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Administration
Full-time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Applicants for the Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Administration course shall have attained a minimum academic qualification
of Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from a recognized University.

Department of Recreation Management & Exercise Science
Master of Science
 Recreation and Sport Management
 Exercise and Sports Science
Full-time : Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
A holder of a First Class or an Upper Second Class first degree or its equivalent in a relevant discipline shall be considered.
Graduates of Physical Education, Exercise and Sports Science or Recreation and Sports Management as well as those in related
fields such as Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition and Special Education shall be considered.
Holders of a relevant Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Administration and Management of Kenyatta University or any other recognized University shall be eligible for admissions to the programme while holders of a Post Graduate Diploma in related
disciplines may also be considered.

Department of Recreation Management & Exercise Science
Doctor of Philosophy in
 Recreation and Sport Management
 Exercise and Sports Science
Full-Time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
A master Degree from a recognized University

SCHOOL OF VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS

Department of Fine Art & Design
Master of Arts in Fine Art with area of specialization in:
(a) Interior Design (b) Graphic Design (c) Fabric Design (d) Ceramics (e) Painting (f) Weaving (g) Sculpture (h)
Multimedia Crafts (i) Printmaking (j) Art History
Full-time : Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) Education in Fine Art with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or equivalent in related
disciplines, from Kenyatta University or any recognized University.
Those with Second Class (Lower Division) and at least two years relevant experience may be considered.

Department of Fine Arts
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Fine Art & Design)
Full-time : Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Master’s Degree in relevant area of study in Fine Art from a recognized University.

Department of Music and Dance
Master of Musical Arts (Performance)
Full-time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Holders of a B.Ed. degree or any first degree with Postgraduate Diploma in Music Education with music teaching experience.

Department of Music and Dance
Master of Musical Arts (Composition)
Full-time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Holders of a B.Ed. degree or any first degree with Postgraduate Diploma in Music Education with music teaching experience.

Department of Music and Dance
Master of Music Education
Full-time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Holders of a B.Ed. degree or any first degree with Postgraduate Diploma in Music Education with music teaching experience.

Department of Music and Dance
Master of Arts (MA) in Music Ethnomusicology
Full-time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Holders of a first degree in Music or a first degree in any discipline with a Postgraduate Diploma in Music specializing in Ethnomusicology

Department of Music and Dance
Master of Arts in African Music
Full-time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Holders of a first degree in Music or a first degree in any discipline with a Postgraduate Diploma in Music specializing in African
Music

Department of Music and Dance
Doctor of Philosophy in Music (Composition)
Full-time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
A holder of Master of Arts in Music or any other related field of study with relevant professional experience.

Department of Music and Dance
Doctor of Philosophy in Music (Performance)
Full-time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
A holder of Master of Arts in Music or any other related field of study with relevant professional experience.

Department of Music and Dance
Doctor of Philosophy in African Music and Ethnomusicology
Full-time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
A holder of Master of Arts in Music or any other related field of study with relevant professional experience.

SCHOOL OF CREATIVE ARTS, FILM AND MEDIA STUDIES

Department of Film and Theatre Arts
Master of Arts in Film and Theatre Arts
Full-time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
A holder of Bachelor of Arts in Film and Theatre Arts Second Class (Upper Division) or Bachelor of Arts in any other related
field with relevant professional experience.
A holder of Bachelor of Arts Second Class (Lower Division) in a related field with at least 2 years of professional experience will
be considered.

Department of Film and Theatre Arts
Doctor of Philosophy in (a) Film Studies (b) Theatre Arts
Full-time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
A holder of Master of Arts in Film and Theatre or any other related field of study with relevant professional experience.

SCHOOL OF HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM

Department of Hospitality Management
Master of Science in Hospitality Management
Full time : Main
Minimum Entry Requirements
A holder of Bachelor of Science (Upper Second Honours and above) in Hospitality and Tourism Management and related fields.
A holder of Bachelor of Science (Second Class Lower Division) in Hospitality and Tourism Management and related field with
at least 2 years relevant work experience

Department of Hospitality Management
Master of Science in Tourism Management
Full time : Main Campus
Part-time: Mombasa Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
A holder of Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management (Second Class Honours Upper Division and above) and/ or related
field.
A holder of Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management (Second Class Lower Division) and related field with at least 2 years
relevant work experience.

Department of Tourism Management
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Tourism Management.
Full Time: Main campus and Mombasa campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Master’s Degree in Tourism or Hospitality and Tourism Management with a mean grade of ‘B’ or its equivalent from Kenyatta University or any other recognized institution.

SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE AND ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT

Department of Agribusiness Management and Trade
Master of Science (Agribusiness Management)
Full-time: Main Campus
Part-time: City Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Holders of Second Class Honours (Upper Division) degree in Agribusiness, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural sciences or any
other equivalent qualification from Kenyatta University or any other institutions recognized by the Kenyatta University senate.
Those with Second Class Honours (Lower Division) may be considered on condition that they have Grade “B” and above in
units relevant to their areas of specialization.

Department of Agribusiness Management and Trade
Master of Science in Agricultural Economics: (a) Agricultural Trade and Policy (b) Agricultural and Rural Development (c)
Environment and Natural Resource Management (d) Agribusiness Management.
Full time: Main Campus
Part time: City Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Holders of First Class or Second Class Honours (Upper Division) degree in Agribusiness, Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness
or related courses such as general agricultural sciences, economics and social science.
Those with Second Class Honours (Lower Division) may be considered on condition that they have Grade “B” and above in
units relevant to their areas of specialization
Department of Agribusiness Management and Trade
Ph.D. in Agribusiness Management
Full time :Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Holders of Master of Science or equivalent in Agribusiness, Agricultural Economics or any other equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by Kenyatta University Senate.

Department of Agribusiness Management
Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics
Full time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Holders of Master of Science or equivalent in Agribusiness, Agricultural Economics or any other equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by Kenyatta University Senate.

Department of Animal Science
Master of Science in Animal Nutrition and Management
Full time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Science with at least Second Class Honours (Lower Division) degree in Animal Production and Health
Management, Veterinary Medicine, Agriculture, Agricultural Resource Management, Dry land Agriculture, Range Management
or any other equivalent qualification from Kenyatta University or other institutions recognized by Kenyatta University Senate.

Department of Animal Science
Ph.D. in Animal Science
Full time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Master of science degree in Animal Nutrition and Management, Animal Nutrition, Animal Breeding, Livestock Production Systems, Animal Production, Veterinary Sciences, Agricultural Management, Dryland Agriculture, Range Management or any other equivalent qualification from Kenyatta University or other institutions recognized by Kenyatta University Senate

Department of Agricultural Resource Management
Master of Science in Integrated Soil Fertility Management (ISFM)
Full time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Science with at least Second Class Honours (Lower Division) degree in Agriculture, Agriculture Resource
Management, Dryland Agriculture & Enterprise Development ,Agricultural Engineering, , Environmental Science, Horticulture,
Range Management, Agricultural Education and Extension, Plant and Microbial Sciences ,Geography or any other equivalent
qualification from Kenyatta University or other institutions recognized by Kenyatta University Senate.

Department of Agricultural Resource management
Ph.D. Integrated Soil Fertility Management
Full time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry requirements
Master of science degree in Soil Science, Integrated Soil Fertility Management, Agronomy, Horticulture, Crop Science, Land
And Water Management, Agricultural Resource Management, Dryland Agriculture, Agricultural Engineering or any other
equivalent qualification from Kenyatta University or other institutions recognized by Kenyatta University Senate.

Department of Agricultural Resource management
Ph.D. Soil Science
Full time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry requirements
Master of science degree in Soil Science, Integrated Soil Fertility Management, Agronomy, Horticulture, Crop Science, Land
And Water Management, Agricultural Resource Management, Agriculture, Agro-forestry, Environmental Science or any other
equivalent qualification from Kenyatta University or other institutions recognized by Kenyatta University Senate. The candidate
should have taken at least four (4) units in soil science or related subject at M.Sc. level.
Department of Agricultural Resource Management
Master of Science in Dryland Agriculture and Enterprise Development
Full time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Science with at least Second Class Honours (Lower Division) in Agriculture, Dry land Agriculture ,Agricultural
Engineering, Agricultural Resource Management, Animal Production and Health Management, Environmental Science,
Horticulture, Range Management, Agricultural Education and Extension, Agricultural Economics or any other equivalent
qualification from Kenyatta University or other institutions recognized by Kenyatta University Senate.
Department of Agricultural Resource Management
Ph.D. in Dryland Agriculture
Full time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Master of science degree in Dryland Agriculture, Integrated Soil Fertility Management, Agronomy, Horticulture, Crop Science,
Land And Water Management, Agricultural Resource Management, Soil Science, Rangeland Management, Agricultural
Engineering or any other equivalent qualification from Kenyatta University or other institutions recognized by Kenyatta
University Senate.
Department of Agricultural Resource Management
Master of Science in Land Water Management
Full time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Science with at least Second Class Honours (Lower Division) degree in Agriculture, Dry land Agriculture
,Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Resource Management, Environmental Science Horticulture, Range Management,
Agricultural Education and Extension, or any other equivalent qualification from Kenyatta University or other institutions
recognized by Kenyatta University Senate.
Department of Agricultural Resource Management
Ph.D. in Land and Water Management
Full- time: Main
Minimum Entry Requirements
Master of Science in Land and water management, Integrated Soil Fertility Management, Agronomy, Horticulture, Crop Science,
Soil Science, Agricultural Resource Management, Agriculture, Agroforestry, Environmental Science or any other equivalent
qualification from Kenyatta University or other institutions recognized by Kenyatta University Senate.
Department of Agricultural Science and Technology
Master of Science (Agronomy)
Full time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Holders of Bachelor’s degree with at least First Class or Upper Second Class Honours in Agriculture, or any other related areas
from Kenyatta University and other institution a recognized by Kenyatta University Senate.
Holders of Second Class (Lower Division) may be considered on condition that they have “C” and above in units relevant to their
areas of specialization or a Postgraduate Diploma.
Department of Agricultural Science and Technology
Ph.D. (Agronomy)
Full time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Holders of Master of science degree in Agronomy, Plant Breeding , Plant Pathology, Agricultural Entomology, Horticulture,
Seed Science, Plant Nutrition or any other related fields from an institution recognized by Kenyatta University senate.
Department of Agricultural Science and Technology
Master of Science in Plant Breeding
Full time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Science Degree with at least First Class or Second Class Honours (Upper Division) in Agriculture or other related
areas from Kenyatta University and other institutions recognized by Kenyatta University Senate.
Holders of Second Class (Lower Division) may be considered on condition that they have grade ‘C’ and above in units relevant
to their areas of specialization or a postgraduate diploma.
Department of Agricultural Science and Technology
Ph.D. (Plant Breeding)
Full time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Holders of Master of science degree in Plant Breeding , Plant Pathology, Agricultural Entomology, Horticulture, Agronomy,
Seed Science, Plant Nutrition or any other related fields from an institution recognized by Kenyatta University senate.
Department of Agricultural Science and Technology
Master of Science in Seed Technology and Trade
Full time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Science Degree with at least First Class or Second Class Honours (Upper Division) in Agriculture or other related
areas from Kenyatta University and other institutions recognized by Kenyatta University Senate.
Holders of Second Class (Lower Division) may be considered on condition that they have grade ‘C’ and above in units relevant
to their areas of specialization or a postgraduate diploma.
Department of Agricultural Science and Technology
Ph.D. (Plant Pathology)
Full time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Holders of Master of science degree in Plant Pathology, Plant Breeding, Agricultural Entomology, Horticulture, Agronomy, Seed
Science, Plant Nutrition or any other related fields from an institution recognized by Kenyatta University senate.
Department of Agricultural Science and Technology
Ph.D. (Plant Agricultural Entomology)
Full time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Holders of Master of science degree in Agricultural Entomology, Plant Pathology, Plant Breeding, Horticulture, Agronomy,
Seed Science, Plant Nutrition or any other related fields from an institution recognized by Kenyatta University senate.
Department of Agricultural Science and Technology
Ph.D. (Seed Science)
Full time: Main
Minimum Entry Requirements
Holders of Master of science degree in Seed Science, Agricultural Entomology, Plant Pathology, Plant Breeding, Horticulture,
Agronomy, Plant Nutrition or any other related fields from an institution recognized by Kenyatta University senate.
Department of Agricultural Science and Technology
Ph.D. (Horticulture)
Full time: Main
Minimum Entry Requirements
Holders of Master of science degree in Seed Science, Horticulture Agricultural Entomology, Plant Pathology, Plant Breeding,
Agronomy, Plant Nutrition or any other related fields from an institution recognized by Kenyatta University senate.

Department of Agricultural Science and Technology
Master of Science in Crop Protection in (a) Entomology Option (b) Pathology Option
Full time : Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Science Degree with at least First Class or Second Class Honours (Upper Division) in Agriculture or other related
areas from Kenyatta University and other institutions recognized by Kenyatta University Senate.
Holders of Second Class (Lower Division) may be considered on condition that they have grade ‘C’ and above in units relevant
to their areas of specialization or a postgraduate diploma.
SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY
Department of Computing and Information Technology
Master of Science in Computer Science
Full-time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Holders of a Bachelor Science degree in Computer Science/software Engineering/Computer Engineering of at least Lower
Second Class from a recognized University or a holder of a Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science from a university
recognized by the Kenyatta University Senate.
Department of Energy Engineering
Master of Science (Renewable Energy Technology)
Full-time: Main Campus
Part-time: City Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Bachelor of Science/ Bachelor of Education (Science) with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) with specialization in
appropriate branch of engineering, physics, chemistry, environmental science or biological science. Those with Second Class
(Lower Division) may be considered on condition that they have Grade “C” and above in units relevant to their areas of
specialization.
Department of Energy Engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Renewable Energy Technology
Full-time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Master’s Degree in or its equivalent from Kenyatta University or any other recognized university.

SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES
Department of Medical Laboratory Science
Master of science in Infectious Diseases
a) Virology
b) Immunology
c) Bacteriology
d) Mycology
e) Parasitology
Full-time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
Holder of B.Sc. (MLS). Holders of a general B.Sc. degree with an upper Second Class Honours in the following areas: Biological
Sciences; Pharmacy; Food Science and Environmental Health. Holder of a general B.Sc. degree with a lower second Class
Honours and at least two (2) years practical experience in an area of infectious diseases. A holder of equivalent undergraduate
degree.

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Department of Family Medicine
Master of Medicine in Family Medicine
Full-time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
a) Be a holder of M.B.Ch.B degree of Kenyatta University or equivalent from other institutions recognized by
Kenyatta University Senate.
b) Be registered as a medical practitioner by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board of Kenya (MPBD)
c) Have completed one year internship.
d) Pass admission interviews as determined by the Departmental Postgraduate Committee.

SCHOOL OF NURSING SCIENCES
Department of Medical Surgical Nursing and Pre-Clinical Sciences
Master of Science (Nursing) with areas of specialization as: Oncology, Nursing Education, Mental Health and Psychiatry,
Leadership and Management, Critical Care, Nephrology Nursing, Midwifery / Obstetric Nursing, Community Health, Neurology
Nursing.
Full-time: Main Campus
Minimum Entry Requirements
A holder of a bachelor of science in nursing or its equivalent from a recognized university.
Must be registered by the nursing council of Kenya with a valid nursing practice license and at least two years of nursing
practice.

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