Laikipia University courses, admission requirements and fee structure

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Below are the courses offered at Laikipia University, admission requirements and fee structure:

Below is a list of courses offered at Laikipia University, admission requirements and fee structure:

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

PROGRAMME PROGRAMME APPLICATION FEE
1. Subject Enhancement in Bachelor of Agricultural Education & Extension Bachelors in AGEC with a shortfall of one teaching subject KShs.500/=
2. Subject Enhancement in Bachelor of  Education (Arts) BEd with a shortfall of one teaching subject
3. Diploma in Education (Arts) KCSE C+

ENG C MATH D+ two teaching subjects C+

KShs.1,000/=
4. Postgraduate Diploma in Education Relevant degree with 2 teaching subjects
5. Bachelor of Agricultural Education  and Extension KCSE C+

ENG  C BIO C+ CHEM C+

KShs.2,000/=
6. Bachelor of Education (Science) KCSE C+

ENG C MATH C two teaching subjects C+

7. Bachelor of Education (Arts) KCSE C+

ENG C MATH D+ two teaching subjects C+

8. Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Development) ENG C MATH D+ two teaching subjects C+
9. Masters of Education in Education Management BEd degree 2nd class Hons (Upper division) OR Second class Hons (Lower division) with 2 years’ experience KShs.2000/=
10. Masters of Education in Guidance and Counselling
11. Doctor of Philosophy in Education Management Relevant Masters degree Kshs.2,000/=
12. Doctor of Philosophy in Guidance and Counselling

School of Humanities and Development Studies

DEGREE PROGRAMMES

  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication and English Language Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Kiswahili and Communication Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media
  • BSc Library and Information Studies (BLINS)

The Department also offers English and Kiswahili to Bachelor of Education and Diploma in Education Students. Communication Skills is a University common core course offered by the Department to all year one students. Every student registered at Laikipia University must take and pass this course before graduating.

POSTGRADUATE COURSES

  • Master of Journalism & Mass Communication
  • MA Applied Linguistics
  • MA Kiswahili na Mawasiliano
  • MA Literature
  • PhD in the above

FRENCH is offered at Certificate and Diploma levels.

School of Business and Economics

  1. Department of Commerce

Programmes offered;

  1. Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration
  2. Master of  Business Administration
  3. Bachelor of Commerce
  4. Bachelor of Agribusiness Management
  5. Diploma in Business Management
  6. Diploma in Procurement and Logistics Management
  7. Certificate in Business Management
  8. Certificate in Procurement and Logistics Management

2.Department of Economics

Programmes offered;

  1. Bachelor of Science in Economics and Statistics
  2. Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics
  3. Bachelor of Arts in Economics and History
  4. Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Sociology

School of Science and Applied Technology

Academic Programmes

  • Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences and Technology
  • Bachelor of Science (Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics)

Proposed Degree courses

  • Bachelor of Science (Public Health)
  • Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science
  • Bachelor of Science (Environmental Health)

Proposed Diploma Courses

  • Diploma in Applied Biology
  • Diploma in Community Health and Development
  • Diploma in Education (Science)
  • Diploma in Public Health
  • Diploma in Science Laboratory Technology
  • Diploma in HIV and Management

Proposed Certificate Courses

  • Certificate in Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Certificate in HIV and Management

Bridging Courses

  • Bridging Certificate in Biology

Academic Programmes:

  • Bachelor of Science (Physics, Botany/Zoology, Chemistry, Mathematics)
  • Bachelor of Science Biochemistry
  • Certificate in Science Laboratory Technology

The Department offers the following programmes:-

Degree Courses

  • Bachelor of Science in Statistics
  • Bachelor of Science (Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics)

Certificate Courses

  • Bridging Certificate in Mathematics

Proposed Degree Programmes

  • Bachelor of Science (Mathematics and Computer Science)
  • Bachelor of Science (Mathematics and Economics)
  • Bachelor of Science (Acturial Science)

Proposed Masters Programmes

  • Master of Science (Statistics)
  • Master of Science (Pure Mathematics)
  • Master of Science (Applied Mathematics)

Academic Programmes

  1. B.Sc Computer Science (CS)
  2. B.Sc Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  3. Diploma in Information and Communication Technology (DICT)

ICT Certifications

Driven by the incredible pace of technological change, the department has a variety of certifications available, aimed at developing a community of certified professionals in the implementation of ICT products.

The certifications, offer a deep understanding into specific competencies and help you analyze vital competencies and challenges through a practical and multidisciplinary learning methodology. the certifications are expertly instructed via hands on practical labs, and are designed towards ensuring that you earn credentials which can help you stand out in a competitive market. They include;

  1. CISCO Certifications
  1. CCNA 1
  2. CCNA2
  3. CCNA3
  4. CCNA 4
  5. CCNA SECURITY
  6. CCNA SWITCH
  7. CCNP ROUTE
  8. CCNP SECURITY
  9. CCNA CYBER OPS
  10. PYTHON
  11. C
  12. C++
  13. CCNA LINUX

More about CISCO Certifications

  1. Huawei Certifications
  1. HCIA cloud computing and virtualization
  2. HCIA routing and switching
  3. HCIA IoT (internet of things)
  4. HCIA WLAN (wireless LAN)
  5. HCIA 5G
  6. HCIP routing and switching, data center
  7. HCIA SECURITY
  8. HCIA cloud service, network energy
  9. HCIP security
  10. HCIA AI (artificial intelligence)

More about Huawei Certifications

Proposed Courses

  1. PhD IN INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
  2. M.Sc. IN INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
  3. B.Sc. in Computer Security Forensics and Audit (BSc. CSFA)

Academic Programmes

  1. PhD in Environmental Science
  2. MSc in Environmental Science
  3. BSc in Environmental Science
  4. BSc in Natural Resource Management
  5. BSc in Geography

Proposed Degree courses

  1. BSc. in Climate-Smart Agriculture
  2. BSc. in Geology
  3. BSc in Animal Science
  4. BSc in Wild life Conservation

Proposed Diploma Courses

  1. Dip Animal Science
  2. Dip in General Agriculture

Proposed Certificate Courses

  1. Environmental Impact Assessment and Audits
  2. Occupational health and safety
  3. GIS

Technical and Vocational Education and Training Institute

Diploma Courses

  1. Analytical Chemistry
  2. Applied Statistics
  3. Community Health Nutrition
  4. Early Childhood Development and Education
  5. General Agriculture
  6. Public Relations
  7. Accounting Technicians Diploma
  8. Business Management
  9. Corporate Governance
  10. Counselling Psychology
  11. Credit Management
  12. Horticultural Production
  13. Human Resources Management
  14. ICT Technician
  15. Library and Information
  16. Medical Laboratory Technology
  17. Social Work

Certificate Courses

  1. Conflict Management
  2. Supply Chain Management
  3. Certified Investment and Financial Analysis
  4. Certificate in Accounting and Management Skills
  5. Certified Public Accountants
  6. Certified Credit Professionals
  7. Certified Secretaries

Entry Requirements
An individual entering these courses should have any of the following minimum requirements:

  1. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E.) with a minimum mean grade of C- (C minus)

Or

  1. Any other relevant and related qualifiaction with one year of continuous work experience

Or

  1. Equivalent qualifications as determined by Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA)

Course Admission Requirements

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

Certificate Entry Requirements

  • Minimum Entry Requirements:
  • KCSE Mean Grade D+ or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution for all certificate courses

Diploma Entry Requirements

  • 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.

Degree Entry Requirements

  • 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).

Post Graduate Degree Programmes Entry Requirements

  • First Degree in a Relevant field

Masters Entry Requirements

  • Minimum 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.

Doctor of Philosophy Programmes Entry Requirements

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

Fee Structures

Payment Options

All fees should be paid at any branch of the following LAIKIPIA UNIVERSITY bank accounts.

  • Cooperative Bank of Kenya  A/c No. 011-295-0177-8000
  • Kenya Commercial Bank  A/c No. 1101-909-080
  • Equity Bank  A/c No. 01602-9584-0456

Fully completed Application Forms with certified copies of certificates should be returned to: The Registrar (Academic Affairs) c/o Admissions Office Laikipia University P.O. Box 1100-20300, NYAHURURU. so as to reach him by the APPLICATION DEADLINE; WHICH IS TWO WEEKS BEFORE COMMENCEMENT OF THE PROGRAMME.

Each student is expected to meet accommodation charges which will be communicated to each applicant before the session starts.

Download attached fees structure:

File:

KUCCPS FEE STRUCTURE 2023-2024.pdf

TVET FEES STRUCTURE 2023/2024

KUCCPS FEES STRUCTURE 2019-2020

PGDE-FEE STRUCTURE.pdf

MASTERS-FEE STRUCTURE.pdf

PHD-FEE STRUCTURE.pdf

Summary of all programs offered at Laikipia University

  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

  1. 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.

  1. 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).

  1. Post Graduate Degree Programmes:
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Education

Entry Requirements:

First Degree in a Relevant field

  1. Masters Programmesthat 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.

  1. 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.