South Eastern Kenya University courses, admission requirements and fee structure

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Below we provide details of all the courses offered at South Eastern University Kenya, admission requirements and fee structure for each course.

Undergraduate Programmes

School of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences

Programmes

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Education (Arts)
  • Bachelor of Education (Science)
  • Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Social Work)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Gender & Development Studies)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Hospitality & Tourism
  • Bachelor of Criminology & Social Justice

Entry Requirement:

KCSE Mean Grade C+ (Plus) or KCSE Mean Grade C (Plain) with a Diploma in a relevant field

School of Agriculture, Environment, Water and Natural Resources

Programmes

  • Bachelor of Science (Fisheries Management and Aquatic Technology)
  • Bachelor of Science (Applied Aquatic Sciences)
  • Bachelor of Science (Forestry and community Development)
  • Bachelor of Science (Environmental Conservation & Natural Resources Management)
  • Bachelor of Science (Land Resources Management)
  • Bachelor of Science (Environmental Planning & Management)
  • Bachelor of Science (Agro-ecosystems and Environmental Management)
  • Bachelor of Science (Meteorology)
  • Bachelor of Science (Geology)
  • Bachelor of Science in Climate Change
  • Bachelor of Science (Agriculture)
  • Bachelor of Science (Dryland Agriculture)
  • Bachelor of Science (Horticulture)
  • Bachelor of Science (Range Management)
  • Bachelor of Science (Dryland Animal Science)
  • Bachelor of Science (Agribusiness Management & Entrepreneurship)
  • Bachelor of Science (Agricultural Education & Extension)

Entry Requirement:

KCSE Mean Grade C+ (Plus) or KCSE Mean Grade C (Plain) with a Diploma in a relevant field

School of Computing Science

Programmes

  • Bachelor of Science (Mathematics)
  • Bachelor of Science (Actuarial Science)
  • Bachelor of Science (Statistics)
  • Bachelor of Science (Biology )
  • Bachelor of Science (Molecular Biology & Biochemistry)
  • Bachelor of Science (Chemistry)
  • Bachelor of Science (Physics)
  • Bachelor of Science (Medical Botany)
  • Bachelor of Science (Electronics)
  • Bachelor of Science (Computer Science)
  • Bachelor of Information Technology

Entry Requirement:

KCSE Mean Grade C+ (Plus) or KCSE Mean Grade C (Plain) with a Diploma in a relevant field

School of Health Sciences

Programmes

  • Bachelor of Science (Public Health)
  • Bachelor of Science (Population Health)
  • Bachelor of Science (Medical Microbiology)
  • Bachelor of Science (Nursing)
  • Bachelor of Science (Foods Nutrition and Dietetics)
  • Bachelor of Science (Medical Laboratory)
  • Bachelor of Science (Health Records and Information technology)

Entry Requirement:

KCSE Mean Grade C+ (Plus) or KCSE Mean Grade C (Plain) with a Diploma in a relevant field

School of Business and Economics

Programmes

  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Freight & Logistics Management
  • Bachelor of Procurement & Supply Chain Management
  • Bachelor of Economics & Statistics
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Project Planning & Management
  • Bachelor of Business & Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Entrepreneurship, Technology & Innovation Management

epartment of Industrial and Textile Engineering

Programmes

  • Bachelor of Science in Textile Technology and Applied Fashion Design

Duration:

4 years

Entry Requirement:

KCSE Mean Grade C+ (plus) with C (plain) in Chemistry
OR
3-year Diploma in Fashion Design from a recognized post- secondary institution. With KCSE Mean Grade C- (Minus)
OR
3-year Diploma in Fashion Design from a recognized post- secondary institution. a 1-year relevant certificate in the relevant area.

Department of Electrical Engineering

Programmes

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Duration:

5 Years

Entry Requirement:

KCSE Mean grade C+ and C+ in each of the following cluster Subjects. Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Kiswahili/English and Biology or Geography/group IV subjects.
OR
Diploma in Electrical Engineering or any related subject from a recognized post- secondary institution
OR
Higher national diploma in Electrical Engineering or related subject from a recognized post- secondary institution.

Department of Civil, construction and Environmental Engineering

Programmes

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

Duration:

3 Years

Entry Requirement:

KCSE Mean grade C+ and C+ in each of the following cluster Subjects. Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Kiswahili/English and Biology or Geography/group IV subjects.
OR
Diploma in Civil Engineering or any related subject from a recognized post- secondary institution
OR
Higher national diploma in Civil Engineering or related subject from a recognized post- secondary institution

Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Programmes

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Duration:

5 Years

Entry Requirement:

KCSE Mean grade C+ and C+ in each of the following cluster Subjects. Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Kiswahili/English and Biology or Geography/group IV subjects.
OR
Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or any related subject from a recognized post- secondary institution
OR
Higher national diploma in mechanical Engineering or related subject from a recognized post- secondary institution

Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering

Programmes

  • Bachelor of science in Agricultural Engineering

Duration:

5 Years

Entry Requirement:

KCSE Mean grade C+ and C+ in each of the following cluster Subjects. Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Kiswahili/English and Biology or Geography/group IV subjects.
OR
Diploma in Agricultural Engineering or any related subject from a recognized post- secondary institution
OR
Higher national diploma in Agricultural Engineering or related subject from a recognized post- secondary institution

Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Courses

Department of Industrial and Textile Engineering

Programmes

  • Diploma in Fashion Design

Duration:

3 years

Entry Requirement:

KCSE Mean grade C- (minus) with D+ (plus) in Chemistry or a one-year relevant certificate with KCSE D+ (Plus)

Department of Electrical Engineering

Programmes

  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering.(Telecommunications engineering option)
  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering.(Power and Electronics option)
  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering.(Instrumentation option)

Duration:

3 Years

Entry Requirement:

KCSE Mean grade C- (minus) with D+ (plus) in Chemistry or a one-year relevant certificate with KCSE D+ (Plus)

Department of Civil, construction and Environmental Engineering

Programmes

  • Diploma in Building Technology
  • Diploma in Civil Engineering.

Duration:

3 Years

Entry Requirement:

KCSE Mean grade C- (minus) with D+ (plus) in Chemistry or a one-year relevant certificate with KCSE D+ (Plus)

Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Programmes

  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering.(Production Engineering Option)
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering.(Automotive Engineering Option)
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering. (Welding and Fabrication).
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering. (Plant engineering Option).

Duration:

3 Years

Entry Requirement:

KCSE Mean grade C- (minus) with D+ (plus) in Chemistry or a one-year relevant certificate with KCSE D+ (Plus)

Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering

Programmes

  • Diploma in Agricultural Engineering

Duration:

3 Years

Entry Requirement:

KCSE Mean grade C- (minus) with D+ (plus) in Chemistry or a one-year relevant certificate with KCSE D+ (Plus)

School of Engineering and Technology

Programmes

  • Bachelor of Science in Textile Technology and Applied Fashion Design
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor of science in Agricultural Engineering

Entry Requirement:

KCSE Mean Grade C+ (Plus) or KCSE Mean Grade C (Plain) with a Diploma in a relevant field

Postgraduate Programmes

School of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences

Programmes

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Educational Administration and Planning)

  • Master of Arts (Kiswahili)
  • Master of Arts (Sociology)
  • Master of Arts (Gender and Development Studies)
  • Master of Arts (Geography)
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Education ( Kiswahili Methods)
  • Master of Education (Early Childhood Education)

Minimum Requirement:

Ph.D
A relevant Master’s degree of South Eastern Kenya University or any other recognised university, or other qualifications considered by University Senate as equivalent to a relevant Master’s degree

Masters
A relevant bachelors degree of South Eastern Kenya University or any other recognised university, or other qualifications considered by University Senate as equivalent to a relevant bachelor’s degree

School of Agriculture, Environment, Water and Natural Resources

Programmes

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Dryland Resource Management)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Agricultural Economics)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Animal Science)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Watershed Management)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Environmental Management)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Climate Change & Agroforestry)

  • Master of Science (Agricultural Resource Management)
  • Master of Science (Livestock Production Systems)
  • Master of Science (Agronomy)
  • Master of Science (Mammalian Physiology)
  • Master of Science (Reproductive Biology)
  • Master of Science (Rangeland Resources Management)
  • Master of Science (Agro meteorology)
  • Master of Science (Mineral Exploration and Mining)
  • Master of Science (Exploration Geo-Physics)
  • Master of Science (Environmental Management)
  • Master of Science (Climate Change & Agroforestry)
  • Master of Science (Biodiversity Conservation and Management)
  • Master of Science (Aquaculture)
  • Master of Science (Integrated Water Resource and Watershed Management)

Minimum Requirement:

Ph.D
A relevant Master’s degree of South Eastern Kenya University or any other recognised university, or other qualifications considered by University Senate as equivalent to a relevant Master’s degree


Masters
A relevant bachelors degree of South Eastern Kenya University or any other recognised university, or other qualifications considered by University Senate as equivalent to a relevant bachelor’s degree

School of Computing Science

Programmes

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Physics)

  • Master of Science( Biotechnology)
  • Master of Science (Biochemistry)
  • Master of Science (Physics)

Minimum Requirement:

Ph.D
A relevant Master’s degree of South Eastern Kenya University or any other recognised university, or other qualifications considered by University Senate as equivalent to a relevant Master’s degree

Masters
A relevant bachelors degree of South Eastern Kenya University or any other recognised university, or other qualifications considered by University Senate as equivalent to a relevant bachelor’s degree

School of Health Sciences

Programmes

  • Master of Science (Public Health)
  • Master of Science (Epidemiology)
  • Master of Science (International Health)
  • Master of Science (Infectious Disease Diagnosis)

Minimum Requirement:

Masters
A relevant bachelors degree of South Eastern Kenya University or any other recognised university, or other qualifications considered by University Senate as equivalent to a relevant bachelor’s degree

School of Business and Economics

Programmes

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Arts (Economics)

Minimum Requirement:

Ph.D
A relevant Master’s degree of South Eastern Kenya University or any other recognised university, or other qualifications considered by University Senate as equivalent to a relevant Master’s degree

Masters
A relevant bachelors degree of South Eastern Kenya University or any other recognised university, or other qualifications considered by University Senate as equivalent to a relevant bachelor’s degree

FEE STRUCTURE

Postgraduate Fees Structure

Masters and Doctorial programmes fees structure

  1. Fees Structure for Doctorial Programme | Download
  2. Fees Structure for Masters Programme | Download

Undergraduate Fees Structure

Agriculture, Environment, Water and Natural Resources Management

  1. Government Sponsored Students Programme (GSSP) fees structure for Bsc. Geology | Download
  2. Government Sponsored Students Programme (GSSP) fees structure for SAEWNR | Download
  3. Privately Sponsored Students Programme (PSSP) fees structure for Bsc. Geology | Download
  4. Privately Sponsored Students Programme (PSSP) fees structure for SAEWNR | Download

Business and Economics

  1. Government Sponsored Students Programme (GSSP) fees structure for SBE | Download
  2. Privately Sponsored Students Programme (PSSP) fees structure for SBE | Download

Education,Humanities and Social Sciences

  1. Government Sponsored Students Programme (GSSP) fees structure for Education | Download
  2. Privately Sponsored Students Programme (PSSP) fees structure for BED-Science | Download
  3. Privately Sponsored Students Programme (PSSP) fees structure for Education | Download
  4. Institution Based – Bachelor Of Education (arts) & Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Education | Download

Engineering and Technology

  1. Government Sponsored Students Programme (GSSP) fees structure for Bsc. Textile Technology And Applied Fashion Design | Download
  2. Government Sponsored Students Programme (GSSP) fees structure for Mechanical Engineering, Bsc. Civil Engineering, Bsc.agricultural Engineering & Bsc. Electrical Engineering | Download
  3. Privately Sponsored Students Programme (PSSP) fees structure for Bsc. Textile Technology And Applied Fashion Design | Download
  4. Privately Sponsored Students Programme (PSSP) fees structure for Mechanical Engineering, Bsc. Civil Engineering, Bsc.agricultural Engineering & Bsc. Electrical Engineering | Download
  5. List of Learning Materials Required by Year One Engineering Students | Download

Science and Computing

  1. Government Sponsored Students Programme (GSSP) fees structure for SSC | Download
  2. Privately Sponsored Students Programme (PSSP) fees structure for SSC | Download

Health Sciences

  1. Government Sponsored Students Programme (GSSP) fees structure for Bsc. Medical Laboratory Sciences. | Download
  2. Government Sponsored Students Programme (GSSP) fees structure for Bsc.Nursing | Download
  3. Government Sponsored Students Programme (GSSP) fees structure for SHS | Download
  4. Privately Sponsored Students Programme (PSSP) fees structure for Bsc. Medical Laboratory Sciences. | Download
  5. Privately Sponsored Students Programme (PSSP) fees structure for Bsc. Nursing | Download
  6. Privately Sponsored Students Programme (PSSP) fees structure for SHS | Download

Technical Vocational Education and Training

  1. Fees Structure for TVET & University Diploma – Art Based Courses | Download
  2. fees Structure for TVET & University Diploma – Engineering Courses | Download
  3. fees Structure for TVET & University Diploma – Science Based Courses | Download

Fees Payment

1. UNIVERSITY ACCOUNT NUMBER(S) FOR FEE PAYMENT

ACCOUNT NAMEBANKBRANCHACCOUNT NUMBER
South Eastern Kenya UniversityNational Bank of KenyaSEKU0102152862000
South Eastern Kenya UniversityEquity Bank of KenyaKitui0720295920757
South Eastern Kenya UniversityAbsa Bank KenyaKitui2021558152
South Eastern Kenya UniversityCo-op Bank of KenyaKitui01129300544600
SEKU Fees Collection AccountFamily BankKitui072000038445

2. FEES PAYMENT USING M-PESA

  1. Go to M-PESA menu and choose Lipa na M-PESA option
  2. Select Pay Bill option
  3. Key in the SEKU M-PESA business number – 339228
  4. Key in your Student Registration Number as your account number
  5. Key in the amount you wish to pay
  6. Key in your M-PESA PIN
  7. Check again to ensure you have input the correct information and send
  8. Wait for M-PESA SMS confirmation

N/B:

The following information should be presented to the bank on deposit

  • The student’s Full Names
  • The student’s Registration Number

Note: The original copy of the bank deposit slip is kept by the student for personal reference

  • The original copy of the bank deposit slip is kept by the student for personal reference
  • All cheques and money orders are payable to the SOUTH EASTERN KENYA UNIVERSITY

Important:

  • Do not deposit cheques or money orders into these accounts
  • Personal cheques are not accepted.