Kenyatta University (KU), Main Campus is set on over 1,000 acres with a pleasant and serene surrounding conducive to academic and intellectual growth.

Kenyatta University is home to some of the world's top scholars, researchers and experts in diverse fields.
The University prides in providing high quality programmes that attract individuals who wish to be globally competitive. It has invested heavily in infrastructure and facilities to offer the students the best experience in quality academic programmes under a nurturing environment in which our students learn and grow.

Kenyatta University is one of the leading universities in Kenya judging by the quality of the graduates it produces.

The list of KU campuses includes the following locations:
1.    Main Campus - Kahawa, Nairobi
2.    Ruiru Campus - Ruiru
3.    Parkland Campus - Parklands
4.    Kitui Campus - Kwa Vonza
5.    Mombasa Campus - Mombasa
6.    City Centre Campus - Nairobi Central Business District
7.    Nyeri Campus - Nyeri
8.    Nakuru Campus - Nakuru
9.    Kericho Campus - Kericho
10.    Dadaab Campus -Dadaab
11.    Embu Campus - Embu
12.    Arusha Campus - Arusha, Tanzania
13.    Kigali Campus - Kigali, Rwanda

OBJECTIVES
The objectives of Kenyatta University are to:
•    Promote the development and expansion of higher education opportunities through initiation of new programmes and alternative modes of delivery using, among others, modern technologies.
•    Enhance the level of participation in research, dissemination and preservation of knowledge for both academic and societal development.
•    Promote human resource development and proactive management practices, as well as good governance, to enhance service delivery.
•    Provide an environment that nurtures excellence and high standards of professionalism in teaching, learning, research and community service.
•    Create equal opportunities for those qualified to pursue university education. Institutionalise quality assurance practices in planning, implementation and evaluation of the University’s core functions in order to meet the set goals.
•    Promote the development of the students welfare systems for the attainment of academic excellence and an all-round education.
•    Provide facilities in collaboration with other approved institutions for enhancing access to higher education

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Courses Offered at Kenyatta University
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Kenyatta University Main campus

School of Agriculture & Enterprise Development
School of Economics
School of Applied Human Sciences
School of Education
School of Business

School of Engineering and Technology
School of Environmental Studies
School of Hospitality and Tourism Management
School of Humanities and Social Science
School of Medicine
School of Visual and Performing Arts
School of Public Health
School of Pure and Applied Science
School of Law
Campuses


A) School of Agriculture & Enterprise Development

Doctorate Programmes
•    Doctor of Philosophy Agribusiness Management
•    Doctor of Philosophy agricultural economics
•    Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in area of choice in Agriculture Science and Technology
•    Doctor of Philosophy in Integrated Soil Fertility Management

Entry Requirement
 PhD degrees as outlined by common regulation governance of Kenyatta University shall apply

Masters Programmes
•    Master of Science in Agribusiness
•    Master of Science in Agricultural economics
•    Master of Science in Plant breeding
•    Master of Science in Land and water management
•    Master of Science in Integrated soil fertility management

Entry Requirement
1) Common requirement as laid by regulation governance of Kenyatta University and School of Agriculture and Enterprise for admission into the Masters degrees
2) Holders of a Bachelors degree with at least a First Class or Upper Second class Honors in Agriculture or any other related areas from all Institutions recognized by Kenyatta University Senate.
3)  At least two years relevant research experience or a post-graduate diploma fo holders of Bachelors degree with Lower Second Class Division in Agriculture or any other related areas

Degree Programmes
•    Bachelor of Science (Agribusiness management and trade) programme
•    Bachelor of Science (Crop improvement and protection)
•    Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (crop science option
•    Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (Animal science option)
•    Bachelor of Science Agricultural Resource Management
•    Bachelor of Science  Animal Production and Health Management
•    Bachelor of Science Dryland Agriculture & Enterprise Development
•    Bachelor Education  (Science) offering Agriculture Units as Second Teaching Subject

Entry Requirement
1) C+ at KCSE overall Mean grade or equivalent, with a minimum of C+ in Mathematics and a minimum of C+ in any two of the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Agriculture or Geography and Economics or Business Studies.
2)  Grade C in KCSE or its equivalent and a Diploma with a minimum of a credit in a subject related to Agriculture, Business studies, Accounting, Economics, Agribusiness or any other related discipline from a recognized Institution.

Diploma
•    Diploma in Crop Improvement and Protection

Entry Requirement
Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or DIV II OR Mean

B)   School of Economics
•    PhD in Economics
 

Entry Requirements
1) Necessary common regulations for PhD of Kenyatta University shall apply.
2) Candidates shall be holders of at least Masters Degrees in Economics from Kenyatta University or from another institution of equivalent status, as based on coursework, examination, research project thesis.
3) Student should have completed master’s level course work in the following three core courses: Macroeconomic Theory, Quantitative Methods and Microeconomic Theory,.

Masters Degrees
•    Master of Economics-Health
•    Master of Economics-Agriculture
•    Master of Economics-International Trade and Finance
•    Master of Economics-Cooperation and Human Development
•    Master of Economics-Development
•    Master of Economics-Policy and Management
•    Master of Economics-Environment
•    Master of Economics in Agribusiness
•    Master of Economics -Econometrics
•    Master of Economics-Finance

Entry Requirement
1) Upper Second Class Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Statistics, Economics, or Economics and Finance from Kenyatta University or any other recognized Institution of equivalent status.
2) A holder of a Lower Second Class degree in the stated disciplines from Kenyatta University or any other renowned university plus 2 years relevant experience.

Degree Programmes
•    Bachelor of Economics
•    Bachelor of Economics and Statistics
•    Bachelor of Economics and Finance

Entry Requirement

1) Minimum university entry requirement of KCSE C+ with at least C+ in the following subjects: Physics or Chemistry or Biology, English or Kiswahili, Humanity or a Commercial subject. In addition, candidates should have obtained at least a B- in Mathematics.
2) For candidates with A-level qualifications or its equivalence they must obtain at least two (2) principals and a credit in Mathematics.

C)    School of Applied Human Sciences

Doctorate Programmes
•    Doctor of Philosophy in Physical Education
•    PhD in Fashion Design and Marketing
•    PhD in Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics
•    PhD in Community Resource Management

Masters Degrees
•    Masters of Science - Physical Education
•    Master of Science in Community Resource Management
•    Master of Science in Sports Science
•    Master of Science in Leisure and Recreation Management
•    Master of Science in Physical Education
•    Master of Science in Fashion Design and Marketing
•    Master of Science in Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics

Degree Programmes
•    Bachelor of Education (Arts) – Physical Education
•    Bachelor of Science in Community Resource Management
•    Bachelor of Science in Physical Education
•    Bachelor of Science in Leisure and Recreation Management
•    Bachelor of Science in Fashion Design and Marketing
•    Bachelor of Science in Foods, Nutrition And Dietetics


D)    School of Education
Masters Programmes
•    Masters of Education In Educational Research, Evaluation and Assessment
•    Masters of Education in Special Education
•    Masters of Education in Library service
•    Masters of Education in Educational Psychology
•    Masters of Education in Educational Foundations
•    Masters of Education in Educational Communication & Technology
•    Masters of Education in Early Childhood Studies
•    Masters of Education in Special Education
•    Masters of Education in Sociology of Education and Policy
•    Masters of Education Comparative Education and International Studies
•    Masters of Education in Health Education
•    Masters of Education in Higher Education

Post graduate Diploma in
•    Contemporary Issues in Education
•    Social Science Research

Degree Programmes
•    Bachelor of Education-Records Management and Technology
•    Bachelor of Education-Music)
•    Bachelor of Education-International Teacher Education)
•    Bachelor of Education-German
•    Bachelor of Education-French
•    Bachelor of Education-Fine Arts
•    Bachelor of Education-Home Economics
•    Bachelor of Education-Library Science
•    Bachelor of Education-Early Childhood Education
•    Bachelor of Education-Special needs
•    Bachelor of Education-Science
•    Bachelor of Education-Arts
•    Bachelor of Library and Information Science

Diploma and Certificate
•    Certificate in Early Childhood Education
•    Diploma in Early childhood care
•    Diploma in Educational Leadership and Management
•    Diploma in Special Needs Education

E)    School of Business

Masters Programmes

•    Masters of Business Administration
•    Executive MBA
•    Master of Science in Finance, Human resource management, Marketing management

Degree offered include
•    Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting, Marketing, Finance, Human resource mgt, Management Science, Actuarial science

Diploma
•    Diploma in Human Resource Management
•    Diploma in Business Management

Entry requirements
 Mean grade of KCSE C (Plain) OR a Division III in KCE or 1 Principal and 1 Subsidiary in KACE or equivalent

F)    School of Engineering and Technology
Postgraduate Programmes
•    Master of Science Renewable Energy. :
•    Master of Science Sustainable Energy. :

Requirements
Degree in Energy Engineering
 Degree offered include
•    Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
•    Bachelor of Science in. Electrical and Electronics Engineering
•    Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering
•    Bachelor of Science. Mechanical Engineering
•    Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering
•    Bachelor of Science. Biomedical Engineering
•    Bachelor of Science Energy Engineering
•    Bachelor of Science Bio-systems & Agricultural Engineering
•     Bachelor of Science Petroleum Engineering


Requirements

Qualifications- KCSE C + (plus) with at least B+ Mathematics and Physics and B plain in Chemistry and English or C plain in KCSE with a diploma at least credit or pass in relevant fields of study from a recognized institution


•    Bachelor of Science in. Information Technology

Requirements
Mean grade C+ or equivalent with at least C+ in both Mathematics and English, or mean grade C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent with a diploma in relevant field of study from a recognized institution. In addition applicants must have obtained grade C (plus) or equivalent in Mathematics and English at KCSE or equivalent.

Diploma Programmes
•    Diploma Information Technology

Requirements

Mean grade of C (plain) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C Mathematics and English or mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE or equivalent with certificate in related field from a recognized institution.
 
 G) School of Environmental Studies
Postgraduate Programmes
•    Master of Science in Renewable Energy
•    Master of Science in Sustainable Energy

Requirements
Degree in Energy Engineering
Degree offered include
•    Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Community development)
•    Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Planning and management)
•    Bachelor of Environmental Science (B. Environment. science)
•    Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Resource Conservation)
•    Bachelor of Science in Hospitality and tourism management
•    Bachelor of Science in Community Resource Management
•    Bachelor of Science in Fashion Design
•    Bachelor of Science (Environmental Education)

 Entry requirement
At least (C+) in KSCE or its equivalent with at least C+ in any three of the following cluster subjects: (English or Mathematics); (Geography, History and Government or Religious Education); (Agriculture, Home Science, Computer Studies); (Economics or Commerce); (Biology, Chemistry or Physics). Candidates with KCSE of C plain must also have a Diploma with at least credit pass from a recognized institution


Non Degree Programmes


•    Diploma Information Technology
Requirements
Mean grade of C (plain) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C Mathematics and English or mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE or equivalent with certificate in related field from a recognized institution.


H)    School of Hospitality and Tourism Management


Postgraduate and Masters Programmes
•    Masters of Science. In Hospitality Management
•    PhD. In Hospitality & Tourism Management

Degree offered include
•    Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management
•    Bachelor of Science in Meetings & Events Management (Development in progress)
•    Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management

I)    School of Humanities and Social Science
Postgraduate and Masters Programmes
•    PhD Counseling Psychology
•    Master of Arts. degree in English and Linguistics and M.A. Applied Linguistic
•    Master of Arts Counseling Psychology
•    Master of Arts (Sociology)
•    Master of Arts (Community Development
•    Master of Public Policy and Administration

Degree offered include
•    Bachelor of Artsdegree in English and Linguistics
•    Bachelor of Arts in  Psychology:
•    Bachelor of Arts Counseling Psychology
•    Bachelor of Arts
•    Bachelor of Public Policy and Administration


Entry requirements
Bachelor of Arts Programme has a university entry requirement of a C+ in the KCSE  examinations and for one to do sociology as one of the subjects in the Bachelor of Arts programme, there is a departmental requirement of at least a C+ in Mathematics at KCSE.
Diploma courses
•    Diploma in Crime Prevention and management
•    Diploma in Disaster Management

J)    School of Medicine
Masters Degree
•    Masters Degree in Public Health
Degree:
•    Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
•    Bachelor of Science (Nursing and Public Health)
•    Bachelor of Science Nursing and public Health (upgrading)
•    Bachelor of Pharmacy
•    Bachelor of Science (Medical Laboratory Science)

K)    School of Visual and Performing Arts
Doctorate in:
•    Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
•    Doctor of Musical Arts (D.M.A)


Graduate programmes
•    Master of Arts (African Music)
•    Master of Music Education
•    Master of Musical Arts (Performance)
•    Master of Music (Composition)
•    Master of Music (Musicology)


Undergraduate
•    Bachelor of Arts (music)
•    Bachelor of Arts (Ethnomusicology)
•    Bachelor of Arts (Arts and Design)        
•    Bachelor of Education (Art and Design

Entry requirement
KCSE mean grade C+ (plus) or its equivalent but those without art should present a portfolio of artworks to the Department of Art and Design for assessment.  OR
KCSE mean grade of C (plain) or its equivalent and with a Diploma in Art and Design from a recognized institution. OR
KCSE mean grade of C (plain) or its equivalent with a P1 certificate and proven experience in Art and Design.


L) School of Public Health
•    Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
•    Bachelor of Science (Nursing and Public Health)
•    Bachelor of Science Nursing and public Health (upgrading)
•    Bachelor of Pharmacy
•    Bachelor of Science (Medical Laboratory Science)
•    Doctoral programmes for most of the above courses are also available

M) School of Pure and Applied Science
Undergraduate Programmes
•     Bachelor of Science (Analytical Chemistry with management)
•    Bachelor of Science (Industrial Chemistry with management)

Entry Requirements
 KSCE mean grade of C+ (plus) in KCSE or its equivalent with at least B- in Chemistry, C+ in English, C+ in Mathematics and C+ in  either  Physics/Physical Sciences or Biology/Biological Sciences.OR
KCSE Mean grade of C (plain) or its equivalent with at least a C+ in Mathematics and English and a Diploma in analytical Chemistry of at least a Credit pass from a recognized institution. OR
Two principal passes at A Level or equivalent in Chemistry and Mathematics and a subsidiary pass in Physics or Biology.

•    B.Sc. Molecular and Cellular Biology
•    Bachelor of Science (General)
•    Bachelor of Science (Biochemistry)
•    Bachelor of Science (Biology)
•    Bachelor of Science (Conservation Biology)
•    Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology)
•    Bachelor of Science Molecular and Cellular Biology
•    Bachelor of Science Actuarial Science
•    Bachelor of Science Mathematics & Computer Sciences
•    Bachelor of Education (Science)
•    Bachelor of Science (General)
•    Bachelor of Science (Telecommunication and Information Technology-T.I.T)
•    Bachelor of Science Coastal & Marine Resources
•    Bachelor of Science Animal Health
•    Bachelor of Science (Microbiology)
•     Bachelor of Science (Crop Protection)

Entry Requirements
Candidates must have passed Mathematics in the KSCE at a minimum grade of B-.  In addition, a candidate must have passed any two subjects from the following alternatives at the grades shown:
Alternative A:    Chemistry B, Biology B-, Physics B-, Geography B-.
Alternative B:    Physical Sciences B, Biological Sciences B, Geography B-

Masters Degree
•    Master of Science Degree programme
•    Master of Science (Applied Analytical Chemistry) Programme
•    Master of Science (Biochemistry)
•    Master of Science (Biotechnology)
•    Master of Science (Medical Biochemistry

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:
Candidate shall be eligible for registration for the Master of Science degree in the School of Pure and Applied Sciences.
Holders of Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Education (Science) degree with at least an upper second class honors or equivalent from a recognized University. Should have studied Chemistry as a major or regular subject and obtained at least an average grade C in Chemistry units done. Or
Holders of Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Education (Science) with lower second class degree or its equivalent from a recognized University and at least two years of teaching Chemistry or working in a research institution will be considered.

School of Law
•    Bachelor of Law
•    Masters in Law


Other Campuses

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  The Campus is located near Ruiru town, a mere eight (8) kilometers, away from Kenyatta University main campus along Nairobi – Thika Highway, about thirty (30) kilometers from Nairobi city and about sixteen (16) kilometers from Thika town.


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Located at Kwa Vonza market, Yatta District, Kitui County, twenty (20) kilometers from Kitui town on Kitui - Machakos road.
Contact:
P.O Box 410, Kitui
Tel: 020-2310690/0202310603
Fax: 020-2300127,
Email: director-kitui@ ku.ac.ke

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The KU- Nyeri campus started as an Open Distance and e-learning centre ,at Kimathi  Technical Training College  in the year 2002.The first batch of 119 students were admitted. Due to inadequate space at the centre relocated to Nyeri Technical Training College in 2005

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Nakuru campus is a public institution of Kenyatta University .The Nakuru campus is located in the central business district of Nakuru Municipality (KU plaza.) The campus which occupies the entire KU plaza is located on the Kijabe road/ on the lower side and fronts the main Nakuru /Eldoret highway on the upper side.
The Registrar Academics

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P.O. Box 43844 – 00100, NAIROBI
Tel : 0208710901/2/3 extension 57183
Email: registraracad@ ku.ac.ke