International relations and diplomacy Admission Requirements in Kenya

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There are many universities /colleges in Kenya that offers courses in international relations and diplomacy. At each level, there are specific admission requirements and each university offer admissions after considering minimum entry requirements. Below we provide details of universities offering the course and admission requirements by each university/college.

  1. Technical University of Kenya Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Diplomacy

Requirements
Diploma in International Relations and Diplomacy or Diploma in International Studies(to be admitted at 3rd Year)

Duration
4 Semesters Plus 1 Sem IBL

Website link: http://tukenya.ac.ke/bachelor-arts-international-relations-and-diplomacy

  1. UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI BACHELOR OF ARTS IN INTERNATIONAL STUDIES ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Admission Requirements

(i)                 KCSE Mean Grade C+ or above and a minimum of C in English; or

(ii)               EACE Div. III and accredit pass in English and a Diploma from a recognized Institution; or

(iii)             KCSE  C plain and a minimum of C in English  and a Diploma from a recognized Institution; or

(iv)             KCSE with C with a minimum of C in English and a certificate and a Diploma from a recognized Institution

(v)               ‘A’ Level Certificate with at least Two Principal Pass; or

(vi)             A University degree in any relevant field from a University recognized by Senate or its equivalent

Website link: https://idis.uonbi.ac.ke/

  1. Zetech University Diploma in International Relations and Diplomacy 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-international-relations-and-diplomacy/

  1. Riara University International Relations Courses Admission Requirements
  • Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Diplomacy

Tuition Fee
Tuition fee per trimester is Ksh. 70,000 excluding statutory fees . Â

Who is eligible to Apply?
To obtain admission to this programme, a candidate must satisfy one of the following requirements:
a. Be a holder of KCSE with at least C+ (plus) aggregate;
OR
b. Be a holder of KACE certificate with minimum of two principal passes and one subsidiary pass or its equivalent;
OR
c. Be a holder of IGCSE Certificate with minimum Five Credits or equivalent international qualification ;
OR
d. Be a holder of Diploma in International Relations and Diplomacy of Riara University with a GPA of 2.00 (C) or equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by CUE.
The University admits students in the month of January, May and September each year.

  • Diploma in International Relations and Diplomacy

Tuition Fee
Tuition fee per trimester is Ksh. 42,000 excluding statutory fees . Â

Who is eligible to Apply?
To obtain admission to this programme, a candidate must satisfy one of the following requirements:
To be admitted into the programme, applicants must have one of the following:
A minimum of C plain at Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) or equivalent with a C or above in English or Kiswahili.
Advanced (A) level or equivalent – 1 principal pass with a credit pass in English or Kiswahili at O – level.
Ordinary level or equivalent grade B and above.
The University admits students in the month of January, May and September each year.

Website link: https://www.riarauniversity.ac.ke/international_relations/index.php/programmes/#1500306001336-7cac1c77-79cb

  1. Mount Kenya University
PROGRAMMES ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS DURATION & FEES
Bachelor of Arts in International Relations KCSE Mean grade of C+ and C+ and    8 semesters above in subject areas Ksh.60,000
per semester
Offered in Thika Main campus
Diploma/Certificate  in International Relations Mean grade of C plain 4 Semester Ksh.20,550 per semester
Offered in Thika main campus

Website link: https://www.mku.ac.ke/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=236&Itemid=253

  1. Strathmore University Diploma in International Relations

Website link: https://www.strathmore.edu/course/diploma-in-international-relations/

  1. Moi University Postgraduate Diploma in International Relations Admission Requirements

Candidates must be graduates with a good first degree in Arts and Social Sciences from

  1. Moi University or an equivalent from accredited institutions recognized by Moi University senate.
  2. Candidates who have relevant work experience in the area of international relations and diplomatic service will have an added advantage.

Website link: https://sass.mu.ac.ke/index.php/k2-categories/postgraduate-diploma/postgraduate-diploma-in-international-relations

  1. USIU Bachelor of Arts in International Relations

Website link: https://www.usiu.ac.ke/39/bachelor-arts-in-international-relations/

  1. Kenyatta University Master of Arts in International Relations and Diplomacy Admission Requirements

Modes : Full-time: Main Campus

Part-time: City, Nakuru, Mombasa, and Embu Campus

CEP: Main campus

DSVOL: Main, Mombasa and City Campuses

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.

Course Duration: Two Years

Website link: http://diplomacy.ku.ac.ke/index.php/menu-styles/2013-08-22-06-02-04/89-programmes/576-master-of-arts-in-international-relations-and-diplomacy

  1. MASENO UNIVERSITY DIPLOMA IN DIPLOMACY ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must be holders of:

a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with a minimum mean grade of C plain and above or its equivalent; or
a Certificate in Diplomacy from Maseno University or any other institution recognized by Maseno University Senate.

Website link: https://maseno.ac.ke/index/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1111:diploma-in-diplomacy&catid=127:programme-details&Itemid=723

  1. Management University of Africa Certificate In International Relations And Diplomacy Admission Requirements

The minimum requirements into the Management University of Africa Certificate Programme shall be as follows as approved by the University Senate:

  • KCSE mean grade D (Plain) or its equivalent; or,
  • KCE Division II or its equivalent.

NB:

  • The University shall admit students based on a non-discriminatory policy. Students will be admitted without regard to their gender, disability, religion, and race, ethnic or national origin.
  • Possession of the minimum requirements does not guarantee automatic admission to the Certificate programme.
  • Applicants with non – Kenyan qualifications will be required to seek equivalence of their certificates from the relevant regulatory bodies.

Website link: https://www.mua.ac.ke/programmes/certificate-programmes

  1. East Africa Institute of Certified Studies Certificate in International relations(JP-UK) Admission Requirements

Course Duration: 9 months

Exam Body: JP-UK

Grade: D+ and Below

Website link: https://www.ics.ac.ke/international-relations-jp-uk/

  1. Egerton University Bachelor Of Arts In History And International Studies Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission to the BA (History and International Studies) programme, the applicant must satisfy the minimum entry requirements for a Bachelor’s degree of Egerton University as stipulated in the Statutes. In addition, applicants must have obtained a C+ in history and government or related subjects at KCSE level.

Website link: http://www.egerton.ac.ke/index.php/History-Philosophy-and-Religion/bachelor-of-arts-in-history-and-international-studies.html

  1. Catholic University of Eastern Africa Diploma in International Relations

Website link: http://www.cuea.edu/index.php/programmes-of-ss