Bachelor of psychology and counselling is among the most marketable courses for students who are not good in mathematics. This is a course you can comfortable pursue with a C+ in KCSE.
Here are the admission requirements for the program in various universities in Kenya:
Kenyatta University Bachelor Of Arts (Counselling Psychology) Admission Requirements
Bachelor Of Arts (Counselling Psychology)
i. Mean grade C+ (plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C (plain) in English and Mathematics,
ii. Mean grade of C (plain) with a diploma (passed with credit) in any field of study from a recognized institution of higher learning with evidence of experience of at least two years of practice in a relevant field (e.g. Counselling, Psychology, Religion/Theology, Social Work, Nursing, Computer Science, Public Health, HIV/AIDS, Lab. Technology).
iii. Mean grade of C- (minus) at KCSE and progressed from certificate to Diploma at Kenyatta University or any other recognized/accredited Institutions.
Africa Nazarene University Bachelor of Counseling Psychology Admission requirements
|Admission Requirements||Overall Grade of C+ in KCSE and C in Maths Or 2 principals & a Subsidiary (A’level),|
5 credits in IGCSE or equivalent Or
Minimum GPA of 2.3 from Diploma
Credit pass at Diploma level
Exemptions awarded to applicants with a minimum GPA of 2.7.
|Duration of the Program||4 Academic years|
Africa International University Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Counselling admission requirements
C+ in KCSE
Karatina University Bachelor of Arts in Counselling Psychology admission requirements
Minimum mean grade of at least C+ (Plus) at KCSE OR 2 principal passes and one subsidiary pass at “A” Level OR Diploma in a related field from a recognized institution.
St Paul’s university Bachelor of Arts in Counseling Psychology admission requirements
KCSE grade C+ with C- in English or its equivalents, Or
A level with two principal passes or its equivalents, Or
Diploma holders in related areas such as with at least a Credit Pass.
Modes of Study
Technical University of Kenya BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY) admission requirements
• KCSE Mean Grade C+ (Plus)
• KCSE Mean Grade C- (Minus) and Diploma in Technology in Counselling Psychology or its equivalent recognised by senate
Kenya Methodist University Bachelor of Arts Counseling admission requirements
A mean grade of C+ (Plus) at K.C.S.E level
1. 2 principals and 1 subsidiary at A-level
2. Diploma in Counseling from a recognized institution
Multimedia University of Kenya Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Technology admission requirements
a) KCSE with C+ (plus) Mean grade; Or KCSE with C (plain) and a KNEC Diploma or its equivalent from a recognized Institution; Or KCSE with C- (minus) plus a Certificate and a KNEC Diploma or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
b) Any other qualifications equivalent to the above from any institution recognized by the University
Chuka University Bachelor of Psychology admission requirements
Mean grade C+ in KCSE, OR Diploma in Guidance and Counseling with at least a credit from Senate-recognized institutions
Pan Africa Christian University Bachelor of Arts in Counselling Psychology admission requirements
Minimum of KCSE Mean Grade C+ (plus) or its equivalent, or KCSE Mean Grade of C plain with Pre-university Certificate, or relevant Diploma from a recognized institution.
January, May, and September
Gretsa University Bachelor of Psychology Admission Requirements
Be a holder of KCSE mean Grade C – (Minus)
KCE Div II Or
A Certificate from a recognized Institution
Teachers in same field upon upgrading
The duration of the programme will be 6 semesters
( 5 semesters’ course work and one semester for internship
USIU Bachelor of Psychology Admission Requirements
At least C+ in KCSE
Mount Kenya University Bachelor of Counselling Psychology admission requirements
At least a KCSE mean grade
C+ (plus) or its equivalent or Diploma in a relevant field.