JKUAT Arusha Campus Courses



The following is a list of courses offered at JKUAT Arusha Campus


JKUAT Arusha Centre

P.O. Box 16857 Arusha, Tanzania

Tel/ Fax. +255 27 2547567, Mobile 0767326639, Email: [email protected], Website: www.jkuat.ac.ke.

JKUAT is East and Central Africa’s host of Pan African University Institute of Basic Sciences, Technology and Innovation (PAUSTI)

The    JKUAT   ARUSHA   CENTRE   is    located   at    SUMMIT  CENTRE  3rd  Floor,  Opposite

Kilombero Bus Stand, Arusha City. The Centre is registered with the Tanzania Commission for Universities. Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) is one of the leading Kenyan Public Universities known for training professionals in a wide variety of disciplines.


S/No. Course Name Minimum Admission Requirements
1. MASTERS PROGRAMMES (2YEARS) I. Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree  with at least Upper
    i. MSc. Project Management   second class honours in any discipline from a recognized
    ii.  MBA (Specialization in Marketing, Strategic   University.
      Management, Human Resource  Management, Finance,   OR
      Accounting) II. Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree with Lower second
  · Mode of Study: Full Time &  Part Time   class  honours  in  any  discipline  from  a  recognized
          University  with at least 2 years work experience
        III. A holder of Advanced Diploma with Credit Pass from a
          recognized University with two years  post qualification
    i. Human Resource Management   I.   A holder of a Bachelor’s degree with at least pass in
    ii. Entrepreneurship   any discipline from a recognized University.
    iii. Project Management   OR
    iv. Business Administration   II.  Be a holder of a Higher national diploma or
    v. Governance and Leadership   Advanced Diploma from a recognized institution
  · Mode of Study: Full Time & Part Time    
3. DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES (2YEARS) I. Form  six  with  at  least  one  pass  in  Mathematics,
    i. Business Administration (DBA)   Accounting,  Economics,  Commerce,  Geography  for
    ii. Community Development (DCD)   DBA, DAF, DPSM, DHRM and DPR
    iii. Diploma in Accounting and Finance (DAF) II. Form six with at least one l pass in Mathematics, Physics,
    iv. Purchasing and Supplies Management (DPSM)   Chemistry or Biology for DIT and DBIT.
    v. Human Resource Management  (DHRM) III. Form six with at least one pass in English, Kiswahili,
    vi. Public Relations (DPR)   History, Geography and Economics for DCD and DCSE.
    vii. Information Technology (DIT) IV. Form  six  with  at  least  one  pass  and  a  subsidiary  in
  viii. Business Information Technology (DBIT)   Biology or Ordinary level Certificate with three credits
    ix. Communication Skills in English (DCSE)   and  a  pass  in  Biology  and  English/  Kiswahili  for
  · x. HIV/AIDS Management & Counseling   Diploma in HIV/AIDS Management & Counseling
  Mode of Study: Full Time &  Part Time V. An appropriate equivalent Certificate with a distinction or
          a credit for all Diploma Programmes.

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4. CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES (1YEAR) I.  Form four with at least three passes (D) in core subjects;
  i. Business Management (CBM) Mathematics,  English,  Kiswahili,  Biology,  Chemistry,
  ii. Accounting, Finance and Management (CAFM) Geography, Commerce and Accounts.
  iii. Communication Skills in English (CCSE)  
  iv. Information Communication Technology (CICT)  
  v. Purchasing and Inventory Management (CPSM)  
  ·  Mode of Study: Full Time & Part Time  
5. SHORT COURSES (3-10 DAYS) Any qualification will be accepted
  1 Business English  
  2 Computer Applications  
  3 Foundations of Web Design  
  4 Foundations of Graphic Design  
  5 Statistical Package for Social Sciences  
  6 Strategic Human resource Management  
  7 The Effective Manager  
  8 Project Planning and proposal writing  
  9 Project Monitoring & Evaluation  
  10 Strategic Marketing  
  11 Business Communication  
  12 Strategic leadership  
  13 Supply chain Management  
  14 Project report writing  
  15 Strategic Planning & Management  
  · Mode of Study: Full Time & Part Time  


Other administrative charges will be specified in the admission letter.



Application forms can be obtained from the Centre upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Tsh. 45,000/= for


Postgraduate and Masters Programmes, Tsh. 20,000/= for Ordinary Diploma and Certificate courses. Application fee should be deposited directly into the account:


Bank: Kenya Commercial Bank, Branch: Arusha, Account name: JKUAT ARUSHA CENTRE, Account No. 3300451426. Please note that the Centre shall NOT accept cash payments but will instead accept pay-in slips from the bank.

Enquiries or Applications accompanied by copies of relevant academic qualifications should be submitted to:

The Director

JKUAT Arusha Centre

  1. O. Box 16857

Arusha, Tanzania.