Criminology, Security and forensic course can be pursued at diploma or degree levels. As you know, this is one of the best courses in Kenya and in the world at large. The requirement is KCSE level for diploma and degree courses while those planning to pursue Masters in the same program are required to possess second upper and above in undergraduate.
There are many universities and colleges which offer this course. At Kenya institute of Security and criminal justice, the minimum requirement for pursuing a professional course in forensic science and criminology is as follows:
KENYA INSTITUTE OF SECURITY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Diploma in Criminology
This is a one year course aimed at equipping law enforcement personnel with the relevant knowledge, skills and attitude in effective crime management.
C in KCSE or relevant Certificate
- Saturday classes
- Distance learning Mode [DLM]
90, 000 KES tution
1,500 KES Admission
The UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI offers Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice, and here are admission requirements
|The Faculty of Arts has four degree options. Among them is Option Two: One Major (Specialization). Subject to the Faculty of Arts B.A. degree registration requirements (Rule 5 and 6), students specializing in CSJ degree programme must register for a minimum of 28 course units including Core and Elective units. The courses offered shall be taken as follows:
First Year – 12
Second Year – 10
Third Year – 9
Fourth Year – 9
CUCs – 4
Total = 44
The specialization (Option Two: One Major (Specialization) will begin in Level Two to provide enough time for the required course units. In addition, the core course units are mandatory for the specializing students.
If you are planning to join parallel programs, you are required to score C+ and above in KCSE.
The cluster points to pursue Criminology and Criminal justice degree course for regular program at various universities is as follows
|2017/2018 Declared Similar Programmes|
|S/ No.||Institution||Prog. Code||Programmes / Courses||2016
|1||MSU||1229136||BACHELOR OF ARTS (CRIMINOLOGY, WITH IT)||38.092||39.594||37.067|
|2||MMUST||1082136||BACHELOR OF CRIMINOLOGY||35.485||35.321||34.630|
|3||C.U.||1105136||BACHELOR OF ARTS (CRIMINOLOGY & SECURITY STUDIES)||35.489||35.214||33.980|
|4||KSU||1087136||BACHELOR OF ARTS (CRIMINOLOGY AND SECURITY STUDIES)||36.511||36.035||33.762|
|5||MMU||1165136||BACHELOR OF ARTS (CRIMINOLOGY AND PENOLOGY)||34.690||34.020||32.926|
|6||LU||1176136||BACHELOR OF ARTS (CRIMINOLOGY AND SECURITY STUDIES)||33.037||33.791||31.717|
|7||KARU||1244136||BACHELOR OF ARTS IN CRIMINOLOGY, CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY||33.497||33.493||30.867|
|8||KBBU||1108136||BACHELOR OF CRIMINOLOGY||32.716||30.266||25.000|
|9||KAFUCO||1470136||BACHELOR OF CRIMINOLOGY||23.000|
|10||ANU||1078136||BACHELOR OF CRIMINOLOGY||30.352|
|11||MKU||1279672||BACHELOR OF ARTS IN SECURITY STUDIES AND CRIMINOLOGY||29.294|
|12||USIU||1058136||BACHELOR OF ARTS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE||32.477|
At Egerton University, these are the admission requirements
Bachelor of Arts (Criminology & Security Studies) Specialization options: (i) Rehabilitation & Probation Services
(ii) Security & Disaster Management (iii) Criminal and Forensic Investigation
Minimum Requirements: (i) K.C.S.E C+ (Plus) and C+ in English/Kiswahili (ii) Diploma in Criminology or Police Science with at least Credit or equivalent
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