Bachelor of Education (Arts)

Admission Requirements

To obtain admission into this course ,an applicant must satisfy one of the following requirements:

  1. Minimum university entrance requirements for the Bachelor of Education (Arts) programme.
  2. Be a holder of K.C.S.E certificate or its equivalent with a minimum aggregate of C+ and a minimum grade of C+ in the two teaching subjects ;or
  3. Be a holder of Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education(K.A.C.E) certificate with a minimum of two principle passes and one subsidiary pass ,and a minimum of a principle pass in each of the two teaching subjects ;or Division III at E.A.C.E. with credit grades in the cluster subjects; or
  4. Be a holder of a Diploma in arts education from institutions recognised by Commission for University Education . In addition, they should have satisfied requirements (b) and (c) above.

Students are expected to take two teaching subjects according to the subject combinations approved by the Ministry of Education. The approved subject combination has been followed in developing this curriculum. Diploma Credit pass from an institution recognised by Commission for University Education. Students from countries which do not sit any of the above examinations and have completed secondary school will be required to sit on a special qualifying examination.

Duration of Programmes
The Programme will take four (4) years (8 semesters)

Graduation Requirements

The following are the total credit hours, lecture hours and course units required for the graduation:

  • Total Credit Hours    174
  • Total Lecture Hours 2,610
  • Total Course Units    58