Mount Kenya University Courses and Admission Requirements 2022

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The University of Mount  Kenya is offering certificate,diploma,degree,masters and PhD courses for the year 2022.The intake will take place in January,May and September.

Mount Kenya University (MKU) is a chartered and ISO 9001:2015 certified University committed to a broad-based, holistic and inclusive system of education. The University admits both Government- sponsored and self-sponsored students. It has a dynamic, comprehensive and high quality academic and vocational training system.

Applications are invited from qualified applicants to enroll in the following Doctorate, Masters, Bachelor’s Degree, Diploma and Certificate programmes offered in flexible modes of study; Regular( full-time), part-time and Open, Distance and electronic learning (ODeL).

MEDICAL SCHOOL

  1. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB ChB)
    (September 2022 intake)

Department of Dental Sciences

  1. Bachelor of science in Dental Technology
  2. Bachelor of science in Oral Health
  3. Diploma in Dental Technology
  4. Diploma in Community Oral Health

Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences

  1. Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Laboratory Sciences Immunology; Hematology and Blood Transfusion; Microbiology; Virology; Molecular Biology; Histology and Cytology; Parasitology and Entomology; and Clinical Chemistry.
  2. Master of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences
  3. Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences – Direct Entry
  4. Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences – Upgrading

SCHOOL OF PHARMACY

  1. Bachelor of Pharmacy – Direct Entry (September 2022 intake)
  2. Bachelor of Pharmacy – Upgrading (September 2022 intake)
  3. Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology (September 2022 intake)

SCHOOL OF CLINICAL MEDICINE

Department of Clinical Sciences

  1. Master of Clinical Medicine (May 2022 intake)
  2. Bachelor of Science in Clinical Medicine and Community Health (Upgrading) (May 2022 intake)
  3. Bachelor of Science in Clinical Medicine and Community Health – Direct Entry (September 2022 intake)
  4. Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery (September 2022 intake)

Department of Health Records and Information Management

  1. Bachelor of Science in Health Records and Information Management (Upgrading) (January 2022 intake)
  2. Bachelor of Science in Health Records and Information Management -Regular (September 2022 intake)
  3. Diploma in Health Records and Information Technology
    (January 2022 intake)
  4. Diploma in Health Records and Information Technology (Upgrading) (January 2022 intake)
  5. Certificate in Health Records and Information Technology
    (January 2022 intake)

SCHOOL OF NURSING

  1. Bachelor of science in nursing (direct entry) (May/Sept 2022 intake)
  2. Bachelor of science in nursing (upgrading) (May/Sept 2022 intake)

School of Public Health

Department of Nutrition & Dietetics

  1. Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics
  2. Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics
  3. Bachelor of Science in Food Science and processing
  4. Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics
  5. Diploma in Food Science and processing Technology
  6. Certificate in Nutrition and Dietetics

Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics

  1. Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health (September 2022 intake)
  2. Master of Public Health
  3. Master of Health Systems Management
  4. Bachelor of Science in Health Systems Management

Department of Community Health

  1. Master of Science in Community Health
  2. Master of Science in Health Education and Promotion
  3. BSc. Community Health
  4. BSc. Health Education and Promotion
  5. Diploma in Community Health
    Certificate in Community Health

Department of Environmental Health

  1. Master of Science in Food Science and Safety
  2. Bachelor of Science in Public Health

SCHOOL OF LAW

  1. Master of laws (LLM) (Evening only)
  2. Bachelor of laws (LLB)
  3. Diploma in law

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS

Department of Management

  1. Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration and Management (Thesis only) Entrepreneurship; Human Resource Management; Marketing Management; Accounting and Finance Science; and Strategic Management.
  2. Master of Science in Procurement and Supplies Management
  3. Master of Arts in Public Administration and Management Public Policy and Administration; Local Government Administration; Financial Management; Social Services Management; Community Development; and NGO Management.
  4. Master of Science in Project Planning and Management
  5. Postgraduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management
  6. Bachelor of Business Management
    • Marketing Management,
    • Human Resource Management,
    • Banking and Finance,
    • Entrepreneurship,
    • Risk & Insurance Management,
    • International Business Management,
    • Supplies and Procurement Management,
    • Accounting
  7. Bachelor of Procurement
  8. Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration
    • Population and Development
    • NGO’s role in development
    • Political economy
    • Community and rural development
    • Gender and development
    • Democracy and Human rights
  9. Bachelor of Office Management and Administration
  10. Diploma in Human Resource Management
  11. Diploma in Business Management
  12. Diploma in Maritime Transport Logistics
  13. Certificate in Maritime Transport Logistics
  14. Diploma in Supplies and Procurement Management
  15. Diploma in Project Management
  16. Certificate in Business Management
  17. Certificate in Human Resource Management
  18. Certificate in Supplies & Procurement Management

Department of Economics

  1. Master of Arts in Economics
  2. Bachelor of Science in Economics
  3. Bachelor of Science in Economics and Statistics
  4. Bachelor of Science in Finance and Statistics
  5. Bachelor of Economics

Department of Accounting and Finance

  1. Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration – Accounting and Finance (September 2022 intake)
  2. Master of Business Administration
    • Accounting & Finance
    • Human Resource Management
    • Marketing Management
    • Strategic Management
    • Production and Operations Management
    • Small Business Management
  3. Bachelor of Commerce
    • Accounting & Finance Banking
    • Human resource management
    • Marketing management
    • Strategic management
    • Production and Operations Management
    • Purchasing and Supplies Management
    • Microfinance
  4. Diploma in Banking & Finance
  5. Certificate in Banking & Finance

SCHOOL OF COMPUTING AND INFORMATICS

Department of Information Technology

  1. Master of Science in Information Security (Cyber Crime)
  2. Master of Science in Information Technology
  3. Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
  4. Diploma in Information Technology
  5. Diploma in Computer Science

Department of Information Science and Knowledge Management

  1. Master of Science in Information Science (Digital Learning)
  2. Bachelor of Science in Information Science

Department of Enterprise Computing

  1. Bachelor of Business Information Technology
  2. Diploma in Business Information Technology
  3. Certificate in Business Information Technology

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

  1. Bachelor of Education (Science)
  2. Bachelor of Education (Arts)
  3. Bachelor of Education in Primary Education
  4. Bachelor of Education in Special Needs (Primary Education)
  5. Bachelor of Education in Special Needs (Secondary Education)
  6. Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Studies
  7. Diploma in Special Needs Education
  8. Diploma in Early Childhood Studies
  9. Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)
  10. Doctor of Philosophy in Education (September 2022 intake)
    Specializations:
    • Educational Counseling Psychology
    • Educational Communication & Technology
    • Educational Management Administration & Leadership
    • Educational Economics
    • Educational Planning
    • Educational Psychology
    • Sociology of Education
    • Educational Guidance & Counseling
  11. Doctor of Philosophy in Early Childhood Studies (September 2022 intake)
  12. Master of Education
    Specializations:
    • Educational Counseling Psychology
    • Educational Communication & Technology
    • Educational Management Administration & Leadership
    • Educational Economics
    • Educational Planning
    • Educational Psychology
    • Sociology of Education
    • Educational Guidance & Counseling
  13. Master of Education in Special Needs Education
  14. Master of Education (Early Childhood Studies)

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING, ENERGY AND BUILT ENVIRONMENT

Department of Energy and Environmental Engineering

  1. MSc. Renewable Energy and Environmental Engineering
  2. Bachelor of Science in Energy and Environmental Technology
  3. Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Exploration and Production
  4. Bachelor of Science in Real Estate Management

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

  1. Bachelor of Technology in Computer and Electronic Systems
  2. Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  3. Diploma in Medical Engineering

SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

  1. Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling Psychology (September 2022 intake)
  2. PhD in Development Studies
  3. PhD in Sociology
  4. Master of Arts in Development Studies
  5. Master of Arts in Monitoring and Evaluation
  6. Master of Arts in International Relations and Diplomacy
  7. Master of Arts (M.A) in Security Studies and Criminology
  8. Master of Arts (M.A) in Governance and Ethics
  9. Master of Arts (M.A) in Journalism and Media Studies; Options-
    • Journalism
    • Corporate Communications
    • Media Management
  10. Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Diplomacy
  11. Bachelor of Arts in Development Studies
  12. Bachelor of Arts in Community Development
  13. Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
  14. Bachelor of Social Work and Administration
  15. Bachelor of Arts in Security Studies and Criminology
  16. Bachelor of Arts in Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  17. Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration and Governance
  18. Bachelor of Arts in Justice and Security Studies
  19. Bachelor of Counselling Psychology
  20. Bachelor of Arts in Film and Animation Studies
  21. Bachelor of Arts in Mass Media and Communication; 0ptions-
    • Electronic Media • Print Media
    • Public Relations • Advertising
  22. Diploma In Community Development and Social work
  23. Diploma in counselling Sociology
  24. Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication
  25. Diploma in Public Relations and Diplomacy
  26. Diploma in Security Studies and Criminology
  27. Diploma in County Governance and Administration
  28. Certificate in Security Studies and Criminology
  29. Certificate in Community Development and Social work
  30. Certificate in Journalism and Mass Communication
  31. Certificate in Public Relations and Diplomacy

SCHOOL OF HOSPITALITY, TRAVEL AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT

Department of Hospitality Management

  1. Master of Science in Hospitality Management
  2. Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management
  3. Diploma in Hospitality Management
  4. Diploma in Culinary Arts
  5. Certificate in Food Production

Department of Travel and Tourism Management

  1. Bachelor of Science in Travel and Tourism Management
  2. Diploma in Travel and Tourism Management
  3. Certificate in Travel and Tourism Operations

SCHOOL OF PURE AND APPLIED SCIENCES

Department of Biological Sciences

  1. PhD in Applied Entomology (Thesis Only)
  2. PhD in Ecology (Thesis Only)
  3. PhD in Zoology/Botany (Thesis Only)
  4. PhD in Conservation Biology (Thesis Only)
  5. PhD in Molecular Biology (Thesis Only)
  6. Master of Science in Applied Entomology
  7. Master of Science (Ecology and Conservation Biology)
  8. Master of Science (Biotechnology)
  9. Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
  10. Bachelor of Science in Applied Biology
  11. Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science

Department of Physical & Mathematical Sciences

  1. PhD in Chemistry (thesis only)
  2. PhD in Natural Products Chemistry (thesis only)
  3. Master of Science Chemistry
  4. Master of Science in Statistics (science in chemistry)
  5. Bachelor of Science in Laboratory Technology
  6. Bachelor of Science in Industrial Chemistry
  7. Bachelor of Science in Statistics
  8. Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Sciences

Department of Animal Health & Production (Nakuru Campus)

  1. PhD in Immunology (Thesis Only)
  2. Bachelor of Science in Animal Health & Production
  3. Bachelor of Science in Agriculture & Rural Development
  4. Bachelor of Science in Animal Science
  5. Diploma in Animal Health & Production
  6. Certificate in Animal Health & Production
  7. Certificate in Artificial Insemination

MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

  1. PhD Programme: At least a Master’s degree in a relevant field.
  2. Master’s degree Programme: At least a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of second class Honors – Upper Division from a recognized University or equivalent recognized by Mount Kenya University Senate or a bachelor’s Degree with at least Second class Honors lower division and a minimum of two years’ work experience.
  3. Bachelor’s degree Programme: At least a KCSE mean grade
    C+ (plus) or its equivalent or Diploma in a relevant field.
  4. Diploma Programmes: At least a KCSE Mean Grade of C- (minus) OR equivalent qualification
  5. Certificate Programmes: KCSE D+ (plus) OR equivalent qualification.