Project Management Admission Requirements in Kenya

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Project Management is a leading course in Kenya in terms of admissions, it rivals MBA.Each university has set its own minimum standards which students must meet before they get admitted.

Below are the admission requirements for universities offering a course in Project Management in Kenya:

JKUAT Masters in Project Management Admission Requirements:

5.1.A candidate must satisfy any of the following minimum requirements:

5.2. Either

5.3. Be a holder of a bachelor’s degree with at least Upper Second Class honors in any discipline or its equivalent from an institution recognized by the University Senate.

Or

5.4. Be a holder of a Bachelors degree with Lower Second Class honours in any discipline provided the candidate can show proven evidence of research ability or three (3) years relevant experience in a relevant field.

Or

5.5. Be a holder of a bachelor’s degree at pass level in any discipline from a recognized University and have proven research ability, relevant work experience of five (5) years and their academic work show that they are well qualified to undertake postgraduate studies by passing qualifying examinations.

Mount Kenya University Master of Science in Project Planning and Management Admission Requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements

  1. Holder of a second class honors’ upper division in Business related courses and other related Bachelor’s Degree from Mount Kenya University or any other recognized university. Or
  2. Holder of a second class honors’ lower division in Business related courses and other related Bachelor’s Degree from Mount Kenya University or any other recognized university with a minimum of 2 years working experience in a relevant field.

Website link: https://www.mku.ac.ke/index.php/academic-programmes/118-programmes/861-master-of-science-in-project-planning-and-management

Kenya Institute of Management Diploma in Project Management Admission Requirements

This course is intended to equip the learner with a wide range of management skills applicable in all areas of management.

Modules: I, II, III & IV

Duration: 24 months

Admission Criteria

Module I

– KCSE Mean grade C-; with D+ in English and Maths/Accounting/Business Studies/Economics/Commerce

– Division II in KCE

– One Principal Pass at the KACE

– Completion of KNQA Level 5

– A certificate of experimental learning issued by KNQA

– University students

Fee – 30,000/-

Module II

– A degree from a recognized institution

Fee 35,000/-

Module III

– Progression from Module II

– No direct admission

Fee 35,000/-

Module IV

All students are expected to:

– Write a research project in the area of specialization (6 months)

– Participate in attachment process (8 – 12 weeks)

Fee 10,000/-

Website link: https://www.kim.ac.ke/kimsom/courses/diploma-in-project-management-1544796316-u37kbeu

KCA Diploma in Project Management Admission Requirements

Target

  • Fresh graduates in high school
  • Graduates who want to build a career in project management

Duration

9 months  (3semesters, 3hrs/ lesson)

Qualification

Certificate: C-

Diploma: C plain

Fees

32,000 per trimester

Website link: https://www.kca.ac.ke/project-management

KENYATTA UNIVERSITY DIPLOMA IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

To qualify for admission to this programme, candidates must meet any of the following minimum requirements:-
i. A holder of KCSE C (plain) or its equivalent or
ii. A holder of KCE Division III or its equivalent or
iii. A holder of KACE with One Principal and One Subsidiary or

  1. A Holder of KCSE C- (minus) with a relevant certificate from a recognized institution

Website link: http://business.ku.ac.ke/index.php/programmes/non-degree-programmes/91-programmes/241-diploma-in-project-management

Nairobi Institute of Business Studies Diploma in Project Management Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements:

KCSE C Minus

Duration:

2 terms

Intakes:

January, March, June, September

Website link: https://www.nibs.ac.ke/programmes/open-distance-learning-center/diploma-in-project-management/

KENYA INSTITUTE OF SOCIAL WORK DIPLOMA IN PROJECT PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT (KNEC) ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum qualifications are KCSE C – or KCE Div. 3 or the equivalent
  • Course open to Beginners, Community development workers, Welfare officers and Fresh   students
  • Craft certificate in Project Planning and Management

Website link: https://www.kiswcd.co.ke/courses/business-courses/diploma-in-project-planning-and-management/

COOPERATIVE UNIVERSITY OF KENYA DIPLOMA IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

KCSE (or its equivalent) with mean grade C- (Minus)

O-Level Division III (or its equivalent)

Credit Pass in a relevant Certificate Course from the Cooperative University of Kenya or a recognised institution.

Holder of qualifications deemed to be equivalent to any of the above.

Possession of the Minimum requirements does not guarantee automatic admission to Diploma Programmes.

Subject to the approval of the Senate, schools may formulate regulations requiring applicants to have attained such academic or equivalent qualification, as may be consistent with the goals of their Diploma programmes

Website link: https://www.cuk.ac.ke/admissions/diploma-programmes/

Zetech University Diploma in Project Management 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-project-management/

Moi University Post Graduate Diploma in Project Planning & Management Admission Requirements

To qualify for admission into the Post-graduate Diploma programme, applicants shall be holders of a Bachelor of Arts degree Second Class Honours, Lower Division from Moi University or those institutions recognised by Moi university senate.

Website link: https://campusnairobi.mu.ac.ke/sbe-postgraduate-diploma/196-post-graduate-diploma-in-project-planning-management.html

Gretsa University Diploma in Project Management Admission Requirements

A candidate must satisfy any of the following minimum requirements:

KCSE Mean Grade C- (Minus)
KCE Div.II
KACE (with at least a principal pass)
Any other qualification acceptable to the Senate of Gretsa University as equivalent to any of the above
A business related Certificate program from Gretsa University or any other recognized institution.

Website link: http://gretsauniversity.ac.ke/school-of-business-diploma-courses/

East Africa Institute of Certified Studies Diploma in Project management (KNEC) Admission Requirements

Course Duration: 24 months

Exam Body: KNEC

Grade: C- and Above

Website link: https://www.ics.ac.ke/diploma-in-project-managementknec/

Maseno University Master of Arts in Project Planning and Management Admission Requirements

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
  1. First Class Honours or Second Class Honours Upper Division degree recognised by the University Senate or Second Class, Lower Division degree with at least 2 years relevant work experience.Pass with atleast 2 years experience plus a diploma in relevant field.
NOTE:
The minimum number of modules required to graduate with a Masters degree will vary between 14-18 modules. Further information can be obtained from the Dean.

Website link: https://ecampus.maseno.ac.ke/programmes.php

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