Karatina University courses and fees structure

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Below are courses offered at Karatina University and fee structure for each course:

School of Agriculture and Biotechnology

  • PhD in Soil Sciences
  • PhD in Plant Pathology
  • Master of Science in Horticultural Sciences
  • Master of Science in Crop Protection
  • Master of Science in Weed Science
  • Master of Science in Soil Science
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Tea Science and Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Nutrition
  • Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Bachelor of Science in Animal Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Horticultural Science and Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Extension Education
  • Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Resource Economics and Management
  • Diploma in Horticulture
  • Diploma in Agriculture
  • Diploma in Tea Husbandry and Management
  • Diploma in Tea Trade and Economics
  • Diploma in Tea Processing and Quality Assurance
  • Certificate Courses

School of Business

  • PhD in Business Management
  • PhD in Entrepreneurship
  • PhD in Human Resource Development
  • PhD in Communication and Public Relations
  • Masters of Business Management
  • Master of Human Resources Management
  • Master of Science in Entrepreneurship
  • Master of Science in Hotel and Hospitality Management
  • Master of Science in Communication and Public Relations
  • Executive Masters in Business Management
  • Bachelor of Business Management
  • Bachelor of Tourism Management
  • Bachelor of Human Resources Management
  • Bachelor of Project Planning and Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship
  • Bachelor of Hotel and Hospitality Management
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Communication and Public Relations
  • Bachelor of Procurement and Supply Chain Management
  • Diploma in Business Management
  • Diploma in Procurement & Supply Chain Management
  • Diploma in Tourism Management
  • Diploma in Hotel and Hospitality Management
  • Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • Diploma in Communication and Public Relations

School of Education And Social Sciences

PhD in Educational Administration

  • PhD in Educational Psychology
  • PhD in Geography
  • PhD in History
  • PhD in Religious Studies
  • Executive Master of Education in Leadership and Policy in Education
  • Master of Education in Educational Administration
  • Master of Education in Curriculum Development
  • Master of Education in Educational Psychology
  • Master of Education in Guidance and Counselling
  • Master of Education in Early Childhood and Primary Education
  • Master of Arts in Policy and Public Administration
  • Master of Education in History/Geography/Kiswahili/Religious Studies/Literature/ English/Linguistics
  • Master of Arts in Criminology, Criminal Justice and Public Safety
  • Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology
  • Bachelor of Education (Arts)
  • Bachelor of Education (Science)
  • Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood & Primary Education)
  • Bachelor of Education (Special Needs Education-Secondary Option)
  • Bachelor of Education (Special Needs Education-Primary Option)
  • Bachelor of Education (Guidance & Counselling)
  • Bachelor of Arts History/Geography/Kiswahili/Religious Studies/Literature/ English/Linguistics
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Public Administration
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminology, Criminal Justice and Public Safety
  • Bachelor of Arts in Community Development
  • Bachelor of Arts in Counselling Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts with Education
  • Diploma in Secondary Education (Arts)
  • Diploma in Early Childhood Development & Primary Education
  • Diploma in Criminology, Crime Prevention and Rehabilitation
  • Diploma in Criminal Justice & Legal Studies
  • Diploma in Community Development
  • Diploma in Policy and Public Administration
  • Certificate in Criminology, Crime Prevention and Rehabilitation
  • Certificate in Public Administration
  • Certificate in Victimology
  • Certificate in Crime Prevention and Management of Offenders
  • Certificate in Chinese
  • Certificate in German

School of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies

  • PhD in Fisheries
  • PhD in Environmental Studies
  • Master of Science in Wildlife Management
  • Master of Science in Aquaculture and Fisheries Management
  • Master of Science in Environmental Studies
  • Master of Science in Forestry
  • Bachelor of Science in Forestry
  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies
  • Bachelor of Science in Natural Resources
  • Bachelor of Science in Earth Science and Geo-informatics
  • Bachelor of Science in Aquaculture and Fisheries Management
  • Diploma in Tourism and Wildlife Studies
  • Diploma in Aquaculture & Fisheries Management
  • Certificate in Sanctuary Wildlife Management
  • Certificate in Community Wildlife Management
  • Certificate in Aquaculture & Fisheries Management

School of Nursing and Public Health

  • Bachelor of Science in Health Systems Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing

School of Pure and Applied Sciences

  • PhD in Microbiology
  • PhD in Plant Diversity and Evolution
  • Master of Science in Biostatistics
  • Master of Science in Botany
  • Master of Science in Zoology
  • Master of Science in Information Technology (IT)
  • Master of Science in Information Science
  • Master of Science in Microbiology
  • Master of Science in Plant Diversity and Evolution
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (IT)
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Applied Statistics with Computing
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Microbiology
  • Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry
  • Bachelor of Science with Education
  • Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Sciences
  • Diploma in Information Technology

How to Apply

Karatina University has intakes in January, May, and September for Full Time, Weekend and Evening classes.

Application Procedure:

Masters, undergraduate and Diploma programmes Download Application form Here

PhD Programme Application form Download Here

Application fee is Ksh. 3,000 for PhD programmes, Ksh. 2,000 for Masters Programmes, Ksh. 1,000 for Undergraduate Programmes and Ksh. 500 for Diploma Programmes.

Payments should be made in Bankers Cheque in favour of Karatina University or direct deposit to the University Account: Equity Bank, Karatina Branch, Ac. No. 0040298291603

Duly filled application forms (with relevant certificates and application payment slip attached) can be dropped at Karatina University, Main Campus, School of Business, Karatina Towns or  sent to

The Registrar
(Academic, Research and Student Affairs)
P.O. Box 1957 – 10101,
KARATINA, KENYA.

 Or Email: admissions@karu.ac.ke 

Or call Admission office through 0716135171

Application forms can also be obtained from Karatina University, Main Campus, School of Business, Karatina Towns. 

Karatina University contacts

P.O. BOX 1957—10101, Karatina, Kenya.

Tel: (+254) 20 2176 713

Mob: (+254)729 721 200

info@karu.ac.ke

Karatina University Fee Structure

  1. A100_Bachelor of Science in Horticultural Science and Management
  2. A101_Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Nutrition
  3. A102_Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Extension and Education
  4. A103_Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Resource and Economics
  5. A104_ Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition and Dietetics
  6. A105_Bachelor of Science in Animal Science
  7. B100_Bachelor of Business Management
  8. B101_Bachelor of Tourism Management
  9. B102_Bachelor of Human Resource Management
  10. B103_Bachelor of Project Planning and Management
  11. B104_Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship
  12. B105_ Bachelor of Hotel and Hospitality Management
  13. B106_Bachelor of Economics
  14. B107_Bachelor of Communications and Public Relations
  15. E100_Bachelor of Education (Arts)
  16. E100_Bachelor of Education Arts_Geography
  17. E101_Bachelor of Education Science Biology and Phy_Che_Mat
  18. E101_Bachelor of Education Science_Phy_Che_Maths
  19. E101_Bachelor of Education (Science) (Agriculture Biology)
  20. E102_Bachelor of Education_Early Childhood
  21. E103_GSSP_Bachelor of Education (Arts) with Special Needs Education
  22. E105_Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
  23. E106_Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Public Administration
  24. E107_Bachelor of Arts in Criminology Criminal Justice and Public Safety
  25. E108_Bachelor of Arts in Community Development
  26. E109_Bachelor of Arts in Geography
  27. E111_GSSP Bachelor of Arts with Education Geography Combination
  28. E111_GSSP Bachelor of Arts with Education
  29. E112_GSSP_Bachelor of Education (Guidance and Counselling)
  30. N100_Bachelor of Science in Forestry
  31. N101_Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies
  32. N102_Bachelor of Science in Natural Resources
  33. N104_Bachelor of Science in Aquaculture and Fisheries Management
  34. P100_Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
  35. P101_Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  36. P102_Bachelor of Science in Applied Statistics with Computing
  37. P103_Bachelor of Science_Maths_Phy_Chem
  38. P104_Bachelor of Science in Microbiology
  39. P105_Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry
  40. P106_Bachelor of Science with Education_Maths_Phy_Che_Comp
  41. P106_Bachelor of Science with Education_Botany_Zoology
  42. P107_Bachelor of Science in Acturial Science
  43. P108_bachelor of Science in Information Science
  44. P109_GSSP Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  45. P110_GSSP Bachelor of Science in Health Systems Management

How do I pay my fees via mpesa Karatina University?

You can pay fee to Karatina university via Bank transfer or MPESA.

  • The University fee payment Accounts and M-Pesa platform are the ones clearly stated in the fees structures and further communicated in admission letters. Requisite Fees is payable to any branch of Cooperative or Equity Bank with details as follows; Karatina Branch, Account Name- KARATINA UNIVERSITY Cooperative Bank: Account Number: 01129059776700

  Equity Bank- Account Number: 0040298291603

 NB: Fees can be paid via Mpesa Pay Bill as follows:

           Lipa Na Mpesa.

           Business Number: 716188

           Account No: Student Registration Number.

           Amount: PIN:

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