University of Nairobi Diploma and degree courses, admission requirements

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Below is a list of diploma and degree courses offered at the University of Nairobi and admission requirements:

Diploma programmes

  1. Diploma in Renal Nursing
  • Diploma in Business Management
  • Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies Management
  • Diploma in Project Planning and Management
  • Diploma in Public Relations
  • Diploma in Social Work and Development Studies
  • Diploma in Criminology and Social Order
  • Diploma in International Studies
  1. Diploma in Psychology

Bachelor degree programmes

  1. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBCHB)
  • Bachelor of Science (Bsc) In Human Anatomy (intercalated)
  • Bachelor of Science (BSC) in Medical Physiology
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy
  • Bachelor of Architectural Studies
  • Bachelor of Architecture
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  1. Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  1. Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  1. Bachelor of Science in Geospatial Engineering
  1. Bachelor of Science in Biosystems Engineering
  1. Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering
  1. Bachelor of Quantity Surveying
  1. Bachelor of Construction Management
  1. Bachelor of Real Estate
  1. Bachelor of Arts in Planning
  1. Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
  • Bachelor of Science in Horiculture
  • Bachelor of Science Agricultural Education and Extension
  • Bachelor or Science Food Science and Technology
  • Bacheor of Science in Food Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Bachelor of Science in Leather and Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Fisheries and Aquaculture Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science & Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
  • Bachelor of Science Range Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Management of Agro-Ecosystems & Environment
  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental & Natural Resource Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Dryland Economics and Agro-Ecosystem Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Industrial Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Science Analytical Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Science in Astronomy & Astrophysics
  • Bachelor of Science in Microprocessor Technology & Instrumentation
  • Bachelor of Science in Geology
  • Bachelor of Science in Meteorology
  • Bachelor of Education (Science)
  • Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry
  • Bachelor of Science in Microbiology & Biotechnology
  • Bachelor of Science in Statistics
  • Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Science General
  • Bachelor of Arts in Travel and Tourism Management
  • Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality Management
  • Bachelor of Arts in Journalism & Media Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Production
  • Bachelor of  Project Planning and Management
  • Bachelor of Arts in Design
  • Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Science Finance and Accounting
  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Economics and Statistics
  • Bachelor of Education (Arts)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Arts Gender and Development Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts International Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Commerce (B.COM)
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Economics and Statistics
  • Bachelor of Education (Arts)

UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR DEGREE AND DIPLOMA COURSES

General Admissions Criteria

Certificate Courses

Admission to Certificate Courses will be based on any of the following minimum qualifications:

  • KCSE mean grade of C- or equivalent.
  • An O’ level mean grade of Division III or equivalent.
  • An A’ Level qualification with a minimum of two subsidiary passes or equivalent.

Diploma Courses

Admission to Diploma Courses will be based on any of the following minimum qualifications:

  • KCSE mean grade C.
  • KCSE mean grade C- or equivalent plus a Certificate
  • An O’ level qualification with a minimum division III or equivalent
  • An A’ level qualification with a minimum of two subsidiary passes or equivalent

Degree Courses

Admission to Bachelor’s Degree Programmes will be based on any one of the following minimum qualifications:

  • KCSE mean grade C+ or equivalent
  • KCSE mean grade C- or equivalent plus a Certificate and Diploma
  • Level Division II or equivalent plus a Diploma
  • Level Division III or equivalent plus a Certificate and Diploma
  • Level Division III or equivalent plus a three-year Diploma from a recognized post-secondary Institution for admissions to Bachelor of Education
  • Diploma from University of Nairobi or other recognized institutions and an aggregate of C in KCSE or equivalent
  • A Level with two principal passes or equivalent in relevant subjects Only Applicants whose results are available at the time of application will be considered
  • CPAII/CPSII/CIPS or equivalent for Commerce and Arts and should have attained an aggregate of C in KCSE or O level Division III
  • P1 from a two-year post-secondary training institution for entry into Bachelor of Education with Minimum KCSE Mean Grade C or O Level Division III
  • Higher National Diploma in relevant fields and should have attained an aggregate of C in KCSE
  • Degree from a recognized University
  • Equivalent qualifications to the above from institutions recognized by Senate
  • Level Division III or equivalent plus a three-year Diploma from a recognized post-secondary Institution for admissions to Bachelor of Education
  • Diploma from University of Nairobi or other recognized institutions and an aggregate of C in KCSE or equivalent
  • A Level with two principal passes or equivalent in relevant subjects Only Applicants whose results are available at the time of application will be considered
  • CPAII/CPSII/CIPS or equivalent for Commerce and Arts and should have attained an aggregate of C in KCSE or O level Division III
  • P1 from a two-year post-secondary training institution for entry into Bachelor of Education with Minimum KCSE Mean Grade C or O Level Division III
  • Higher National Diploma in relevant fields and should have attained an aggregate of C in KCSE
  • Degree from a recognized University
  • Equivalent qualifications to the above from institutions recognized by Senate
  • Module II & III, Self Sponsored Programmes and Distance Education
  • Application Dates
  • University of Nairobi has three intakes in an Academic year.
  • Main intake being in September/October for all the courses and December/January for Bachelor of Education(Arts), Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Hospitality Management, Bachelor of Travel and Tourism
  • April/May for Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education(Arts),Bachelor of Education Early Childhood, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Economics ,Bachelor of Economics and Statistics ,Bachelor of Journalism and media Studies, Bachelor of Art Broadcast Production, Bachelor of Hospitality Management, Bachelor of Travel and Tourism, Bachelor of Arts Broadcast Production and all Diploma and Certificate courses