Academic Programmes

Admissions : Course Admission Requirements


Introduction

Welcome to the world of Academia at Laikipia University. We offer the following courses listed below with their respective entry requirements.

1. Certificate Programmes which lead to the award of Certificate in:

  • Computer Applications
  • Computer Repairs and Maintenance
  • Public Relations
  • Purchasing and Supplies Management
  • School Management, Sales and Marketing
  • Information Communication Technology (CICT)
  • Certificate in Public Administration and County Governance
  • Certificate in Sports Science and Management

Minimum Entry Requirements:

KCSE Mean Grade D+ or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution for all certificate courses

2. Diploma Programmes which lead to the award of:

  • Diploma in Information and Communication Technology (DICT)
  • Diploma in Community Development
  • Diploma in Sports Science and Management
  • Diploma in Procurement and Logistics Management
  • Diploma in Business Management
  • Diploma in Library and Information Studies
  • Diploma in Education (Arts)

Minimum Entry Requirements:

An aggregate KCSE grade of C - (Minus) or an equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution, for Diploma in Education aggregate KCSE grade C+ , C+ in two teaching subjects and C(Plain) in English or its equivalent.

3. Bachelors Degree Programmes that lead to the award of:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Kiswahili and Communication Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication and English Language Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Science
  • Bachelor of Library and Information Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Peace Education)
  • Bachelor of Science in Geography
  • Bachelor of Psychology
  • Bachelor of Science (Community Development)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Security Studies
  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of Education (Arts)
  • Bachelor of Education (Science)
  • Bachelor of Science (Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics)
  • Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry
  • Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences and Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Information and Communication Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Science (Economics and Statistics)
  • Bachelor of Science in Statistics
  • Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics
  • Bachelor of Agribusiness Management (BAM)
  • Bachelor of Arts (History and Economics)
  • Bachelor of Arts Economics and Sociology
  • Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Education and Extension
  • Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood and Development Education
  • Bachelor of Sports Science and Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Utilization and Sustainability of Arid Lands
  • Bachelor of Science in Natural Resource Management

Minimum Entry Requirements:

An aggregate KCSE grade of C+ (PLUS) or a relevant Diploma from a recognized institution.

(Some Degree Programmes may require higher aggregate KCSE grade).

4. Post Graduate Degree Programmes:

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Education

Entry Requirements:

First Degree in a Relevant field

5. Masters Programmes that lead to the award of:

  • Master of Education in Curriculum Studies
  • Master of Education in Educational Management
  • Master of Education in Educational Psychology
  • Master of Education in Measurement and Evaluation
  • Master of Education in Guidance and Counselling
  • Master of Education in Science Education
  • Master of Arts in Kiswahili and Communication
  • Master of Arts in Guidance and Counselling
  • Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics
  • Master of Arts in Communication and Media
  • Master of Arts in Literature
  • Master of Arts in History
  • Master of Arts in Religion
  • Master of Arts in Sociology
  • Master of Arts in Environmental Science
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Science in Community Development

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor Degree, Second Class Honours (Upper Division) and above OR Bachelor Degree Second Class Honours (Lower Division) with at least two (2) years’ relevant work experience.

6. Doctor of Philosophy Programmes that lead to the award of:

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Guidance and Counselling
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Management
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Curriculum Studies
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Psychology
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Kiswahili and Communication Studies
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
  • Doctor of Philosophy in History
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Literature
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Religion
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Communication and Media
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Community Development
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Science Education
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Sciences

Entry Requirements:

Masters qualification in a relevant field from a recognized Institution or its Equivalent from a recognized institution.

 

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