Diploma in Project Management Admission Requirements in Kenya


Admission Requirements for individual universities in Kenya are different when it comes to a diploma in project management. More than 20 universities in Kenya offer training in Project Management and it’s because it’s a marketable course that over 1,000 students pursue it every year.

Here are the admission requirements for the diploma course in Project Management in Kenya:

  • Kenya Institute of Management Diploma in Project Management Admission Requirements

Module I

– KCSE Mean grade C-; with D+ in English and Maths/Accounting/Business Studies/Economics/Commerce

– Division II in KCE

– One Principal Pass at the KACE

– Completion of KNQA Level 5

– A certificate of experimental learning issued by KNQA

– University students

Fee – 30,000/-

Module II

– A degree from a recognized institution

Fee 35,000/-

Module III

– Progression from Module II

– No direct admission

Fee 35,000/-

Module IV

All students are expected to:

– Write a research project in the area of specialization (6 months)

– Participate in attachment process (8 – 12 weeks)

Fee 10,000/-

Website link: https://www.kim.ac.ke/kimsom/courses/diploma-in-project-management-1544796316-u37kbeu

  • Kenyatta University Diploma in Project Management Admission Requirements


Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent

OR Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE or equivalent with a Certificate in relevant area from a recognized institution.

OR A holder of KACE with One Principal and One Subsidiary.

Tuition fees

East Africans – Kshs. 52,000/- p.a
Non-East Africans – Kshs. 65,000/- p.a
Statutory fees – Kshs. 19,900/- p.a

Website link: http://www.ku.ac.ke/dsvol/academics/programs/125-diploma-certificate-programmes/school-of-business/338-diploma-in-project-management

  • NIBS Diploma in Project Management Admission Requirements

Course ID: 80

Course Name: Diploma in Project Management

School: Open & Distance Learning Center

Level: Diploma

Examination Body: Institute of Commercial Management, ICM

Entry Requirements: KCSE C Minus

Duration: 2 terms

Intakes: January, March, June, September

Website link: https://www.nibs.ac.ke/programmes/open-distance-learning-center/diploma-in-project-management/

  • Kenya Institute of Social Works Diploma in Project Management Admission Requirements
  • Minimum qualifications are KCSE C – or KCE Div. 3 or the equivalent
  • Course open to Beginners, Community development workers, Welfare officers and Fresh   students
  • Craft certificate in Project Planning and Management

Website link: https://www.kiswcd.co.ke/courses/business-courses/diploma-in-project-planning-and-management/

  • Zetech University Diploma in Project Management Admission Requirements
  • An aggregate grade of C- (C Minus) and above in K.C.S.E
  • D- in either English or Kiswahili
  • D- in either Mathematics /Business Studies/Geography/History/CRE/Computer Studies/Agriculture

Website link: https://zetech.ac.ke/course/diploma-in-project-management/

  • Moi University Post Graduate Diploma in Project Planning & Management Admission Requirements

To qualify for admission into the Post-graduate Diploma programme, applicants shall be holders of a Bachelor of Arts degree Second Class Honours, Lower Division from Moi University or those institutions recognised by Moi university senate.

 Website link: https://campusnairobi.mu.ac.ke/sbe-postgraduate-diploma/196-post-graduate-diploma-in-project-planning-management.html