Courses offered at Kenyatta University


Here are the courses offered at Kenyatta University:

Digital School of Virtual & Open Learning

Diploma Programmes

  • Diploma in Public Relations
  • Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education
  • Diploma in Records Management and Information Technology
  • Diploma in Information Science
  • Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation.
  • Diploma in Project Management.
  • Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • Diploma in Business Management
  • Diploma in Disaster Management
  • Diploma in Security Management and Police Studies
  • Diploma in Information Technology Diploma (Tourism Management)

Postgraduate Diploma Programme

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Administration Management

School of Business

Certificate Programmes

  • Certificate in Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Certificate in Project Management

Diploma Programmes

  • Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • Diploma in Business Management
  • Diploma in Marketing
  • Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Diploma in Project Management
School of Creative and Performing Arts, Film and Media Studies

Certificate Programmes

  • Certificate in Film and Theatre Arts
  • Certificate in Digital Animation
  • Certificate in Music

Diploma Programmes

  • Diploma in Film and Theatre Arts
  • Diploma in Communication and Media Studies
  • Diploma in Digital Animation
  • Diploma in Fine Art
  • Diploma in Music

School of Education

Certificate Programme

  • Certificate in Early Childhood Development Education

Diploma Programmes

  • Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education
  • Diploma in Primary Teacher Education
  • Diploma in Public Relations
  • Diploma in School Management
  • Diploma in Special Needs Education
  • Diploma in Guiding and Counseling
  • Diploma in Clinical and Child Neuropsychology
  • Diploma in Education Leadership and Management
  • Diploma in Teaching of the 3R’s (Reading, Writing and Arithmetic)

School of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Studies

Certificate Programme

  • Certificate in Sports Administration

Diploma Programmes

  • Diploma in Hospitality Management
  • Diploma in Tourism Management
  • Diploma in Sports Administration and Management

Postgraduate Diploma Programme

  • Postgraduate Diploma Tourism Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma Hospitality Management

School of Engineering and Technology

Diploma Programme

  • Diploma in Information Technology

School of Public Health and Applied Human Sciences

Diploma Programmes

  • Diploma in Nutrition and Health
  • Diploma in Physical Education
  School of Security, Diplomacy and Peace Studies

Certificate Programmes

  • Certificate in Security and Correctional Science (Kenya Prisons Service only)

Diploma Programmes

  • Diploma in Security Management and Police Studies.
  • Diploma in Security and Correctional Science (Kenya Prisons Service only).
  • Diploma in Leadership & Security Management (National Police Service)

School of Medicine

Diploma Programme

  • Diploma in Mortuary Sciences

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Beginners’ Programmes

  • Bridging Course in English
  • Beginners French
  • Beginners Japanese
  • Beginners Portuguese
  • Beginners in Chinese Language and Culture
  • Proficiency in Chinese Language and Culture

Certificate Programmes

  • Intensive English Certificate
  • Certificate in French
  • Certificate in German
  • Certificate in Japanese
  • Certificate in Chinese Language and Culture

Diploma Programmes

  • Diploma in Japanese
  • Diploma in Chinese Language and Culture
  • Diploma in Disaster Management
  • Diploma in Crime Management and Prevention

Undergraduates Courses A_Z


Accounting, B.Com.

Actuarial Sciences, B.Com.

Actuarial Science, B. Sc.

Agriculture Health, B.Sc.

Agribusiness Management B.Sc.

Agriculture (Animal Science Option), B.Sc.

Agriculture (Crop Science Option), B.Sc.

Agriculture Resources Management, B.Sc.

Analytical Chemistry with Management, B.Sc.

Animal Health and Production, B.Sc.

Agricultural Education and Extension, B.Sc.

Arts, Bachelor of

Art & Design, B.Ed.

Art & Design, B.A.

Architectural Studies B.A.S

Architecture B.Arch


Biochemistry, B.Sc.

Biology, B.Sc.

Biotechnology, B.Sc.

Biosystems & Agricultural B.Sc.


Biomedical Engineering, B. Sc

Biology B.Sc.


Catering & Institutions management (Proposed), B.Sc.

Civil Engineering, B.Sc.

Coastal & Marine Resources, B.Sc.

Commerce, Bachelor of

Community Development, B.Env.

Community Resource Management, B.Sc.

Community Health B.Sc.

Computer Engineering, B.Sc.

Computer Science, B.Sc.

Conservation Biology, B.Sc.

Counselling, B.A.

Counselling Psychology, B.A

Coastal & Marine Resources, B.Sc.

Crop Improvement and Protection, B.Sc.

Crop Protection, B.Sc

Culinary Arts (Proposed), B.A.

Construction Management B.C.M.


Dryland Agriculture & Enterprise Development, B.Sc.


Early Childhood Education, B.Ed.

Economics, Bachelor of

Economics & Finance, Bachelor of

Economics & Statistics, Bachelor of

Ecotourism Management (Proposed), B.Sc.

Electrical and Electronics Engineering, B.Sc.

Energy Engineering, B.Sc.

English & Linguistics, B.A.

Environmental Education, B.Sc.

Environmental Health, B.Sc.

Environmental Science, Bachelor of

Environmental Planing and Management, Bachelor of

Ethnomusicology, B.A

Exercise and Sports Science, B.Sc


Fashion Design & Marketing, B.Sc.

Film Technology, B.A.

Finance, B.Com.

Fine Arts, B.Ed.

Food & Beverage Management (Proposed), B.Sc.

Foods, Nutrition & Dietetics, B.Sc.

Forensic Science, B.Sc.

French, B.Ed.

French, B.A.


Geography, B.A.

German, B.Ed.

German, B.A.

Gender and Development B.A


Health Records & Information Management, B.Sc.

Health Service management B.Sc.

History, Government & Acheology, B.A.

Home Economics, B.Ed.

Hospitality Management, Bsc.

Tourism Management, B.Sc.

Human Resource Manangement, B.Com.


Industrial Chemistry with Management, B.Sc.

Information Technology, B.Sc.

International Teacher Education, B.Ed.


Japanese, B.A.


Kiswahili, B.A.


Laws, Bachelor of

Leisure and Recreation Management, B.Sc.

Library & Information Science, Bachelor of

Library Science, B.Ed.

Literature, B.A.

Library Information Science, B.Sc


Marketing, B.Com.

Mathematics and Computer Science, B. Sc

Marine Tourism (Proposed), B.Sc.

Management Science, B.Com.

Management Sciences, Bachelor of

Mechanical Engineering, B.Sc.

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, B.Sc

Medical Laboratory Science, B.Sc.

Medicine, Bachelor of

Meetings & Events Management (Development in progress), B.Sc.

Microbiology, B.Sc.

Molecular & Cell Biology, B.Sc.

Music, B.Ed.

Music, Bachelor of

Music Technology, B.Sc


Nursing and Public Health, B.Sc.


Pharmacy, Bachelor of

Philosophy, B.A.

Physical Education, B.Sc.

Physical Education, B.Ed

Planning & Management, B.Env

Population Health, B.Sc.

Psychology, B.A.

Philosophy in Hospitality and Tourism Management, Bachelor of

Public policy and Administration, B.A.

Petroleum Engineering, B.Sc

Primary Teacher Education, B.Ed

Plant Science B.Sc.

Physics B. Sc.


Record Management & Information Technology, B.Sc

Records Management and Technology, B.Ed.

Resource Conservation, B.Env

Real Estate B.R.E

Restaurant Management (Proposed), B.Sc.

Rooms Division Management (Proposed), B.Sc.

Religious Studies, B.A.

Recreation and Sports Management, B.Sc


Science, Bachelor of

Science, B.Ed.

Sociology, B.A.

Software Engineering, B.Sc.

Special Needs Education, B.Ed.

Statistics & Programming, B.Sc.

Surgery, Bachelor of

Seurity Managment and Police Studies, Bachelor of

Spatial Planning B.S.P


Telecommunication & Information Technology, B.Sc.

Theatre Arts, B.A.

Theatre Arts & Film Technology, B.A.

Tourism Management, B.Sc.

Travel Administration (Proposed), B.Sc.

Masters Programmes A_Z


Administration, Master of  Education

African Music, M.A.

Agriculture, Master of Economics

Agroforestry and Rural Development, Master of Environmental Studies

Animal Ecology, M.Sc.

Animal Physiology, M.Sc.

Applied and Theoretical Physics, M.Sc.

Applied Linguistics, M.Sc.

Aquatic Ecology, M.Sc.


Biochemistry, M.Sc.

Biotechnology, M.Sc.



Chemistry, M.Sc.

Community Development, Master of Environmental Studies

Community Resource Management, M.Sc.

Composition, Master of Music

Curriculum Development, Master of Education


Development, Master of Economics

Developmental Biology, M.Sc.

Diplomacy And International Relations, M.Sc.


Early Childhood Studies, Master of Education

Ecology, M.Sc.

Econometrics, Master of Economics

Economics, Master of Economics

Education, Master of Music

Educational Research, Evaluation  and Measurement, Master of Education

Educational Planning and Economics of Education, Master of Education

Educational Psychology, Master of Education

Entrepreneurship Development, M.Sc.

Environment, Master of Economics

Environmental Education, M.Sc.

Environmental Science, Master of

Ethnobotany, M.Sc.

Exercise and Sports Science,M.Sc.

English And Linguistics,M.Sc.


Fashion, Design and Marketing, M.Sc.

Finance, M.Sc.

Finance, Master of Economics

Fisheries Sciences, M.Sc.

Foods, Nutrition & Dietetics, M.Sc.

Foreign Trade, M.Sc.

French, Msc


Genetics, M.Sc.

Guidance and Counseling, Master of Education.

Gender And Development Studies, Msc

Geography, Msc


Health, Master of Economics

Hospitality & Tourism, M.Sc.

Hospitality and Tourism Management, M.Sc.

Human Resource Management, M.Sc.



Immunology- MSC

Infectious Disease Diagnosis, M.Sc.

International Trade and Finance, Master of Economics




Kiswahili, M.Sc.


Library and Information Science, Master of Library Science, Master of Education

Literature,Master of Arts


Marketing Management, M.Sc.

Mathematics, M.Sc.


Medical Entomology, M.Sc.

Medical Laboratory, M.Sc.

Microbiology, M.Sc.

Musicology, Master of Music



Performance, Master of Musical Arts

Planning and Management, Master ofEnvironmental Studies

Plant Pathology, M.Sc.

Policy and Management, Master of Economics

Public Health, M.Sc.

Physical Education, M.Sc.

Peace And Conflict Management, M.Sc.

Philosophy, Msc


Special Education, Master of Education

Sport Management and Recreation, Msc

Sociology, Msc


Vertebrate Pest, M.Sc.

PH.D Programmes A_Z


Agribusiness Management, Ph.D

Agricultural Economics, Ph.D

Art and Design, Ph.D

African Music, Ethnomusicology or Musicology, Ph.D


Business, Ph.D


Community Resource Management, Ph.D

Community Resource Management, Ph.D


Doctor of Musical Arts, Ph.D


Early Childhood Studies, Ph.D

Economics, Ph.D

Educational Management, Ph.D

Educational Psychology, Ph.D

Environmental Planning and Management Ph.D

Environmental Science, Ph.D

Environmental Studies, Ph.D


Fashion Design and Marketing, Ph.D

Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics, Ph.D


History of Education, Ph.D

Hospitality & Tourism Management, Ph.D

Hydrology and Water Resources, Ph.D



Integrated Soil Fertility Management, Ph.D



Leisure and Recreation Management, Ph.D

Literature, PhD



Medical Geography and Transport Geography, Ph.D

Music Education, Ph.D

Music Performance, Ph.D




Philosophy of Education, Ph.D

Physical Education, Ph.D

Population Studies, Ph.D

Public Health, Ph.D



Renewable/ Sustainable Energy Engineering, Ph.D




Sociology, Ph.D

Sociology of Education, Ph.D

Special Needs Education, Ph.D

Sports Science, Ph.D



Theatre Arts and Film Technology, Ph.D

Tourism (Proposed), Ph.D

Tourism, Ph.D