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List of Courses offered at Kisii University

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Kisii university offers competitive certificate,diploma,degree,masters and PhD courses as listed below

DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

FACULTY OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT

  • Diploma in Education (Primary Option)
  • DIPLOMA IN AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION AND EXTENSION
  • Diploma in Guidance and Counseling
  • Diploma in Education (Arts)

 FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

  • DIPLOMA IN ANIMAL HEALTH
  • DIPLOMA IN ANIMAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
  • DIPLOMA IN FARM RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
  • DIPLOMA IN AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION AND EXTENSION

FACULTY OF COMMERCE

  • Diploma in Business Administration
  • Diploma in Sales and Marketing
  • Diploma in Public Relations
  • Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • Diploma in Stores and Supplies Management
  • Diploma in Project Management
  • Diploma in Marketing Management

 FACULTY OF INFORMATION SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

  • DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
  • Diploma In Library And Information Science
  • DIPLOMA IN COMPUTER SCIENCE
  • DIPLOMA IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOG (DIT)

 FACULTY OF LAW

  • Diploma in Banking Law and Practice
  • Diploma in Labour Laws and Welfare
  • Diploma in International Relations, Conflict Resolutions and Peace Building
  • Diploma in Gender and Human Rights.
  • Diploma in Criminology and Penology
  • Diploma in Auctioneering and estates Agency
  • Diploma in Electoral Law
  • Diploma in criminology, penology and forensic science

 FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES

  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine & Surgery
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology

 FACULTY OF PURE AND APPLIED SCIENCES

MASTER PROGRAMMES

  • Animal Physiology
  • Plant Pathology
  • Parasitology
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Theoretical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Applied Mathematics
  • in statistics
  • Pure Mathematics
  • Physics (Options: Renewable Energy,Environmental)

Requirements: Holder of Bachelor of Science in related Field or its equivalent from a recognised institution with a second class upper Division or lower Division with 2 years working experience in relevant field from the date of Graduation

Duration and cost: 2 Academic Years

120,000/= per year

Pre-Msc. in Animal physiology

Pre- Msc. Applied Parasitology

Requirements: Passed higher national in medical laboratory technology /applied biology/HND in animal health or lower

Bsc. /BED science qualification than then stipulated minimum of upper second class honours

Duration and cost: 2 Academic Yeara

80,000/= per year

DEGREE PROGRAMMES

  • Bachelor of General Science
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Biological Science
  • Applied Statistics
  • In Mathematics with Computing
  • Mathematics (Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Statistics)

Requirements: Mean Grade of C+ in KCSE with C+ inChemistry, Physics/ Mathematics and Biology and C inEnglish/ Kiswahili and Mathematics OR Diploma from a related field of study from a recognized institution

  • Biology (Botany or zoology option)
  • Biochemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Biotechnology
  • Cellular and Molecular Biology

Requirements: Mean grade of C+ with C+ in Biology, Chemistry, Physics/Mathematics and

C plain in English or Kiswahili OR Diploma from a related field of study from a recognized institution

BSc. Biometry and informatics

Requirements: Mean grade of C+ with C+ in Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, physics and C plain in English or KiswahiliOR Diploma from a related field of study from a recognized institution.

  • Petroleum Chemistry
  • Renewable Energy
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Conservation Biology
  • Forensic Biology
  • Applied Biology
  • Natural products
  • Laboratory Sciences
  • Waste Management
  • Plant Production and Pathology
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry

Requirements: Mean grade of C+ with C+ in chemistry, biology or physics, mathematics and C plain in English or Kiswahili OR Diploma from a related field of study from a recognized institution

BSc. Geophysical and mineralogy

Requirements: Mean grade of C+ with C+ in chemistry, physics, mathematics and C plain in English/ KiswahiliOR Diploma from a related field of study from a recognized institution

Bachelor of Actuarial Science (BACS)

Requirements: Mean Grade of C+ (plus) in

KCSE with a B- in Mathematics & English or  Kiswahili OR Diploma from a related field of  study from a recognized institution

Duration and cost: 4 Academic years,96,000/= per year Enhancement of course content in Biology,Chemistry, Geography, Agriculture &mathematics

Requirements: Bachelors degree in related field of study from a recognized institution

DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

Diploma in e- Waste Management

Requirements: KCSE of grade C-. Certificate holder in electrical or electronics or e- waste management from a recognized Institution

Diploma in Forensic Biology

Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade of C- OR

Passed a relevant certificate / craft course from a recognized institution with a two years relevant experience.

Diploma in Forensic Chemistry.

KCSE Mean grade of a C- OR Passed a relevant certificate / craft course from a recognized institution with a two years relevant experience.

Diploma in Science Laboratory Technology

KCSE Mean grade of a C- OR Passed a relevant certificate / craft course Or other qualifications recognized by the University Senate

Bridging Courses in Mathematics, Chemistry,Physics & Biology

Duration and cost: 2 months, 20,500/=

FACULTY OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES

  • BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (SCIENCE)
  • BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (ARTS)
  • BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (PRIMARY)
  • Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Development)

FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES PROGRAMMES

  • Bachelor of Science degree in foods, nutrition & dietetics.

FACULTY OF LAW PROGRAMMES

  • BACHELOR OF LAWS

FACULTY OF INFORMATION SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMMES

  • Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication
  • Bachelor of computer science
  • Bachelor of Library and Information Science
  • Bachelor of Software Engineering (SD)

FACULTY OF BUSINESS & ECONOMICS: DEGREE PRORAMMES

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Bcom)
  • Bachelor of Business and Management (BBAM)
  • Bachelor of Co-operative Management
  • Bachelor Purchasing and Supplies Management
  • Bachelor of Catering and Hotel Management

FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

  • Bachelor in Ecotourism and Hospitality Management
  • Bachelor Of Agribusiness Managenent
  • Bachelor Of Science In Agricultural Economics
  • Bachelor of Science In Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of Science In Natural Resource Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Applied Aquatic Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Education and Extension
  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

INSTITUTE OF GENDER & DEVELOPMENT STUDIES PROGRAMMES

  • Bachelor of Arts in Gender & Development Studies,
  • Bachelor of Arts in Gender & Public Administration

Requirements: KCSE with a minimum grade of C+ (plus) with C+ (plus) in English/Kiswahili or Diploma in related field.

Duration: 4 Academic years

Cost:  88,000/= per y (908 US $)

MASTERS PROGRAMS

FACULTY OF COMMERCE PROGRAMMES

  • Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA
  • )Maters in Entrepreneurship Management
  • Masters in Tourism Management

FACULTY OF INFORMATION SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS

  • The Master of Journalism and Mass Communication (JOMC)
  • Masters of Knowledge Management
  • Master of Information Systems (ISYS)
  • Mastes for Information Science (MISC)

FACULTY OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT

  • Master of Education Degree in Guidance and Counseling
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)
  • Master of Education in Educational Foundations
  • Master of Education Degree in Curriculum and Instruction
  • Master of Education (Educational Management)

MASTERS PROGRAMMES :SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES

  • Haematology & Blood Transfusion
  • Immunology
  • Medical Parasitology
  • Microbiology
  • Nutrition (Human Nutrition)
  • Public Health

MASTERS PROGRAMMES: FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE &NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

  • Environmental Science
  • Natural Resources
  • Agricultural Extension
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agribusiness Management
  • Livestock Production Systems
  • (MSc. LIPS)
  • Animal Health Management
  • Agronomy
  • Limnology
  • Fisheries & Aquaculture.

MASTERS PROGRAMMES: SCHOOL OF BUSINES & ECONOMICS

  • Master of Human Resource Management(MHRM)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Entrepreneurship Management(MENTRM)
  • Master of Tourism Management (MTOUR)
  • Master of Purchasing & Supplies
  • Management (MPSM)
  • Master of Accounts & Taxation
  • Master Arts in Economic (MAEC)
  • Monitoring & Evaluation.

MASTERS PROGRAMMES: FACULTY OF PURE & APPLIED SCIENCE

  • Animal Physiology
  • Plant Pathology
  • Parasitology
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Theoretical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Applied Mathematics
  • in statistics
  • Pure Mathematics
  • Physics (Options: Renewable Energy,

MASTERS PROGRAMMES: FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

  • A Kiswahili,
  • A Philosophy
  • A Peace and Conflict Management
  • MA – Sociology
  • A Public Administration & Public Policy
  • A – Development Studies
  • A Project Planning & Management
  • A Political Science
  • A International Relations

PHD COURSES

FACULTY OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT

  • D in Curriculum and Instruction
  • D in Guidance and Counselling
  • D in Education Management (Administration, Planning and Economics)
  • D in Education Foundations (Sociology, Philosophy, Comparative Education, History of Education)

FACULTY OF PURE & APPLIED SCIENCES PHD PROGRAMMES

  • PhD in Pure Mathematics
  • PhD in Applied Mathematics
  • PhD in Industrial Mathematics
  • PhD in Statistics
  • PhD in Parasitology
  • PhD in Organic / Synthetic Chemistry
  • PhD in Plant Pathology
  • PhD in Environmental Physics
  • PhD in analytical chemistry
  • PhD in inorganic chemistry
  • PhD in Physical / Theoretical Chemistry

FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES PHD PROGRAMMES

  • D in Development Studies
  • D in Gender and Development
  • D in Political Science
  • D in Leadership and Governance
  • D in Disaster Management
  • D in – Peace & Conflict Management
  • D in –Philosophy

FACULTY OF INFORMATION SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

  • PhD in Media and Communications (Med Comm)
  • PhD in Information Systems (IS)
  • PhD in Information Sciences (ISc)

DOCTORATE PROGRAMMES

  • D in Gender & Development Studies
  • D in Gender & Public Administration

FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE & NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

  • PhD Environmental Science
  • PhD Natural Resources
  • PhD Agricultural Education
  • PhD Agricultural Extension
  • PhD Environmental Science
  • PhD Natural Resources
  • PhD Agricultural Education
  • PhD Agricultural Extension
  • PhD Agricultural Economics
  • PhD Agribusiness Management
  • PhD Animal Science
  • PhD Sustainable Agriculture
  • PhD in Fisheries & Aquaculture

FACULTY OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT

  • D in Curriculum and Instruction
  • D in Guidance and Counseling
  • D in Education (Technology & Media)
  • D in E.C.D.E
  • D in Special Needs Education
  • D in Education Management
  • (Administration, Planning and Economics)
  • D in Education Foundations

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS & ECONOMICS PROGRAMMES

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Business Management (PHD)
  • PhD Business Administration

Kisii university offers competitive courses from certificate to PhD level but there are few courses which are more competitive than others.Some of the best degree courses to study at the university include

Bachelor of Commerce (Bcom)

Bachelor of Business and Management (BBAM)

Bachelor of Co-operative Management

Bachelor Purchasing and Supplies Management

Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication

Bachelor of computer science

Bachelor of Software Engineering (SD)

Bachelor of Commerce (Bcom)

Bachelor of Business and Management (BBAM)

Bachelor of Co-operative Management

Bachelor Purchasing and Supplies Management

Bachelor of Catering and Hotel Management

Bachelor of General Science

BSc. Chemistry

BSc. Physics

BSc. Biological Science

BSc. Applied Statistics

BSc. In Mathematics with Computing

BSc. Mathematics (Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Statistics)

Regardless of a courses you pursue at Kisii University, chances of securing a job after graduation are high. What you need to do is score at least a second upper division in your undergraduate and of course a related professional certification.