Courses offered at Chuka University,admission requirements and fee structure

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

Chuka University Academic Programmes

BACHELORS DEGREE MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS DURATION &STUDY TUITION FEES Campus
PROGRAMMES   MODE ONLY  
  SCHOOL OF NURSING AND PUBLIC HEALTH      
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Division 2 in KCE, OR Mean grade C in KCSE with C in Biol, C in Engl or Kisw; C in 8 trimesters (3 per 58,000/=/tri-semester MAIN
(Upgrading) Math or Chem or Phys, AND Diploma in Community Health Nursing from Senate year), Work-based    
  recognized medical training institutions, registered by NCK and 2 years work (May intake only)    
  experience      
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Mean grade C+ in KCSE with at least C+ in Engl or Kisw, C+ in Biol, C+ in Chem, C+ 8 semesters, Fulltime 70,000/= per session MAIN
(Basic) in Math or Phys, OR KACE Principal in Biol, Principal in Chem, and Subsidiary in Phys (Sept. intake only) x  
  or Math from Senate-recognized institutions   3 sessions/ year  
Bachelor of Science in Health Mean grade C+ in KCSE with C in Engl/Kisw, C in Biol, Chem & Math/Phys, OR 8 semesters, Fulltime 70,000/=/semester MAIN
Records and Information Diploma in Health Records and Information Technology from Senate recognized or Work-based, Day 45,000/=/block  
Management institutions, 2 years relevant work experience and grade C in KCSE      
Bachelor of Science in Human Mean grade C+ in KCSE with at least C in Biol, Chem, Phys/Math/Geog, C in 8 semesters, Fulltime 70,000/=/semester MAIN
Nutrition and Dietetics Engl/Kisw, OR Diploma in Food Technology, or Nutrition and Dietetics or their or Work-based Day 45,000/=/block  
  equivalents from Senate-recognized institutions      
Bachelor of Public Health (Pre- Mean grade C+ in KCSE with at least C+ in Engl or Kisw, C+ in Biol, Chem and Math 8 semesters, FT or 70,000/=/semester MAIN
Service) or Phys, OR KACE with Principal in Biol, Principal in Chem, and Subsidiary in Phys or Work-based Day 45,000/=/block  
  Math from Senate-recognized institutions.      
BachelorofPublicHealth Ordinary Diploma in Public Health or Environmental Health with at least a credit from a 8 trimesters (3 per year), 40,000/=/Block MAIN
(Upgrading) training institution recognized by the Senate and PHOTC plus at least grade C (plain) in Work-based (May only)    
  KCSE or its equivalent and registered by the PHOTC      
  FACULTY OF SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY    
Bachelor  of  Science  in  Applied Mean grade C+ in KCSE with C+ in Math, C+ in Phys & C in Engl/Kisw in KCSE, OR 2 8 semesters, Fulltime 55,000/=/semester MAIN
Computer Science Principals one must be in Math/Phys in KACE, OR Diploma in Computer Science, or Work-based, Day, 40,000/=/block  
  Applied Computer Science or their equivalents and a Pass in Phys in KCSE from Evening/Weekend    
  Senate-recognized institutions      
Bachelor of Science in Computer Mean grade C+ in KCSE with C+ in Math, C+ in Phys & C in Engl/Kisw in KACE, OR 8 semesters, FT or 55,000/=/semester MAIN
Science Diploma in Computer Science or equivalent with a pass in Phys in KCSE from Work- based Day, 40,000/=/block  
  recognized institutions Evening/ Weekend    
Bachelor of Science in Business Mean grade C+ in KCSE with C in Math OR Principal pass in Math at “A” level and a 8 semesters 55,000/= / semester M
Information Technology subsidiary pass OR Diploma in Information Technology or equivalent from institutions FT or evening or    
  recognized by CUE or TIVET. Diploma in Business related course recognized by TIVET Work-based (WB)    
  and Senate      
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Mean grade C+ in KCSE with C in Math and C in Chem/Phys/Biol, OR 2 Principals and 8 semesters 55,000/=/semester MAIN
  1 Subsidiary in KACE in Sciences, OR a Diploma in Applied Sciences from – Full-time    
  recognized institutions      
Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Mean grade C+ in KCSE with at least C+ in Math, OR 2 Principals in Math and 8 semesters 55,000/=/semester MAIN
Science Phys/Chem/Geog/Econ in KACE, OR Diploma in Statistics or Computer Studies, OR Full-time    
  Diploma in Education with a pass in Math from Senate-recognized institutions.      
Bachelor of Science in Applied Mean grade C+ in KCSE with C+ in Math, OR 2 principals in Math/Phys, Math/Chem, 8 semesters 55,000/=/semester MAIN
Statistics Math/Geog, Math/Econ in IGCE/GCE or KACE, OR Diploma in Statistics, OR Diploma Full-time    
  in Education with Math as a major subject from Senate-recognized institutions      
Bachelor of Science in Mean grade C+ in KCSE with at least C+ in Math, OR 2 Principals in Math/Phys, 8 semesters 55,000/=/semester MAIN
Mathematics Math/Chem, Math/Geog, Math/Econ in KACE, OR Diploma in Education with Math as a Full-time    
  major from Senate-recognized institutions      

 

      Issued Date: September 2022    
         
Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Mean grade C+ in KCSE with at least a C+ in Biol and C+ in Math/Phys, OR KACE 8 semesters 55,000/=/semester MAIN
Science and Technology with 2 Principals in Biol and Chem & 1 Subsidiary in Phy/Math from recognized Full-time (FT)      
  institutions          
Bachelor of Science in Mean grade C+ in KCSE with C+ in Biol, C in Chem and C in Math, OR Diploma in 8 semesters 55,000/=/semester MAIN
Biochemistry Biological Sciences from Senate-recognized institutions Full-time      
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry Mean grade C+ in KCSE with C+ in Chem, and C Math, OR Diploma in Physical 8 semesters 55,000/=/semester MAIN
  Sciences from Senate-recognized institutions Full-time      
Bachelor of Science in Industrial Mean grade C+ in KCSE with at least C+ in Chem, C in Math, C in Phys, OR KACE 8 semesters 55,000/=/semester MAIN
Chemistry Principals in Chem and Math. Full-time      
Bachelor of Science in Physics Mean grade C+ in KCSE with C+ in Phys and C in Math, OR Diploma in Physical 8 semesters 55,000/=/semester MAIN
  Sciences from Senate-recognized institutions Full-time      
Bachelor of Science in Mining Mean grade C+ in KCSE with at least C+ in Phys, C+ in Math, C in Chem/Geog, OR 8 semesters 55,000/=/semester MAIN
Physics (Geophysics) Diploma in Mineralogy or Analytical Chemistry from Senate recognized institutions. Full-time      
Bachelor of Science in Mean grade C+ in KCSE with at least C in Phys, Che & Math, OR Diploma in Physical 8 semesters 55,000/=/semester MAIN
Engineering Physics Sciences with a bias towards Phys from Senate recognized institutions. A holder of Full-time      
  KCSE with at least C+ and lacking Math/Phys can bridge to get admission          
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Mean grade C+ in KCSE with at least C+ in Math, Phys, Chem, Endl/Kisw, OR Diploma 10 semesters 90,000/=/semester MAIN
and Electronics Engineering in Engineering or related disciplines from recognized institutions. Full-time      
Bachelor of Science in Biology Mean grade C+ in KCSE with at least C+ in Biol, C in Chem and C in Math, OR 8 semesters 55,000/=/semester MAIN
  Diploma in Biological Sciences or related disciplines from senate recognized Full-time      
  institutions          
Bachelor of Science in Mean grade C+ in KCSE with at least C+ in Biol, C in Chem and C in Math, OR 8 semesters 55,000/=/semester MAIN
Microbiology and Biotechnology Diploma in Biological Sciences or related disciplines from senate recognized Full-time      
  institutions          
Bachelor of Science in Fisheries & Mean grade C+ in KCSE with C in Biol and C in Chem, OR Diploma in Biological 8 semesters 55,000/=/semester MAIN
Aquaculture Sciences or related disciplines from recognized institutions. Full-time      
Bachelor of Science in Mean grade C+ in KCSE with C+ in Math, Phy, Chem, Eng/Kiswi, Biology or any group 8 semesters /= / semester M
Aeronautical three subjects or any group four subjects or any group five subjects, OR qualifications Full-time      
Engineering equivalent to the KCSE or above, with relevant subjects, OR Diploma in relevant field          
  from Senate-recognized institutions.          
  FACULTY OF BUSINESS STUDIES          
Bachelor of Commerce            
(Accounting, Banking & Finance, Mean grade C+ in KCSE with C in Math OR 2 Principals and 1 Subsidiary in KACE OR 8 semesters, Fulltime     ALL =
Cooperative Management,     Main,
Diploma in Business related areas OR CPA/CPS II, OR HND in Business related or Work-based Day, 50,000/=/semester
Insurance & Risk Management, Embu,
disciplines from Senate-recognized institutions. CPA/CPS III, Diploma and HND may Evening, 34,000/=/block
Human Resource Management, Igembe
attract credit transfer Weekend, ODEL    
Marketing, Procurement &     Chogoria
         
Logistics Management)            
Bachelor of Entrepreneurship and Mean grade C+ in KCSE with C in Math, OR Diploma in Business related areas from 8 semesters, FT or 50,000/=/semester ALL
Enterprise Management Senate recognized institutions Work-based Day, 34,000/=/block  
    Evening/Weekend      
Bachelor   of   Procurement   and Mean grade C+ in KCSE with C in Math OR Diploma in Business-related areas from 8  semesters,  FT  or 50,000/=/semester ALL
Logistics Management Senate-recognized institutions Work-based Day, 34,000/ =/block  
    Evening/Weekend      
Bachelor of Cooperatives Mean grade C+ at KCSE, with C in Math, OR Diploma in Business related areas, OR 8 semesters, Fulltime 50,000/= / semester MAIN
Management CPA/CPS II, OR HND in Business studies from Senate recognized institutions. or Work-based Day, 34,000/=/block  
  CPA/CPS III, Dip and HND get credit transfer Evening or Weekend      
Bachelor of Science in Mean grade C+ at KCSE, with a C+ in Math, Eng/Kisw, OR 2 Principals and 1 8 semesters Full-time 50,000/=/semester ALL
Accounting Subsidiary in A-level plus at least a credit in Math and Eng/Kisw at O-Level, OR a or Workbased Day, 34,000/=/block  
  Diploma in Business-related disciplines from a Senate-recognised institution, OR Evening or Weekend      
  CPA/CPS II, Accounting Technical Diploma (ATD), OR HND in Business-related          
  disciplines from a Senate recognised institution.          
Bachelor of Science in Finance Mean grade C+ at KCSE, with a C+ in Math, C Plain in Eng/Kisw, OR 2 Principals and 8 semesters Full-time 50,000/=/semester ALL
  1 Subsidiary at A-level plus at least a credit in Math and Eng/Kisw at O-Level, OR a or Work based Day, 34,000/=/block  
  Diploma in Accounting, Cooperative Mgt, Banking, Finance, Agri-Business, Marketing, Evening or Weekend      
  Insurance & Risk Mgt, or Mgnt Science from a Senate-recognized institution, OR CPA          
  II, Accounting Technical Diploma (ATD), OR HND in Business-related disciplines from a          
  Senate-recognized institution.          
  FACULTY OF EDUCATION AND RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT      
Bachelor of Education (Primary) Mean grade C+ in KCSE and C+ in any two teaching subjects, OR Diploma in 4 years, Part-time 40,000/=/ block ALL
  Education and P1 Certificate from Senate-recognized institutions          
Bachelor of Education (Arts) Mean grade C+ in KCSE with C in Engl, D+ in Math and C+ in 2 teaching subjects, OR 8 semesters 50,000/=/semester ALL
  2 Principals and 1 Subsidiary in KACE, OR a Diploma in Education from Senate- Full-time 34,000/=/block  
  recognized institutions Part-time      

 

Bachelor of Education (Science) Mean grade C+ in KCSE with at least C in Engl, C in Math and C+ in 2 teaching 8 semesters 55,000/=/semester ALL
  subjects, OR 2 Principals and 1 subsidiary in KACE, OR Diploma in Education from Full-time 40,000/=/block  
  Senate-recognized institutions Part-time    
Bachelor   of   Education   (Early Mean grade C+ in KCSE with C in Engl, D+ in Math and C+ in 2 teaching subjects, OR 8 semesters 50,000/=/semester ALL
Childhood Development) 2 Principals and 1 Subsidiary in KACE, OR Diploma in Education from Senate- Full-time 34,000/=/block  
  recognized institutions Part-time    
  FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE      
Bachelor of Agribusiness Mean grade C+ in KCSE, with C in Math & Biol, C+ in Agr/Business Studies OR 8 semesters 50,000/=/semester ALL
Management Diploma in Business related areas from Senate-recognized institution. Added Full-time 34,000/=/block  
  advantage is C in Economics, Commerce, Accounting, or Agriculture.      
Bachelor of Science in Mean grade C+ in KCSE, with C in Math & Biol, C+ in Agr/Business Studies OR a 8 semesters 50,000/=/semester ALL
Agricultural Economics Diploma in Business related areas from Senate-recognized institutions. Added Full-time 34,000/=/block  
  advantage is C in Economics, Commerce, Accounting, or Agriculture.      
Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Mean grade C+ in KCSE with a C+ in Biol, C+ in Chem/Agr, C+ in Math/Phys/Geog, C 8 semesters 55,000/=/semester40, MAIN
Education & Extension in Engl/Kisw, OR Diploma in Agriculture-related disciplines from Senate-recognized Full-time 000/=/  
  institutions. Part-time block  
Bachelor of Science in Animal Mean grade C+ in KCSE with a C+ in Biol and C+ in Chem/Phys/Math, OR 2 Principals 8 semesters 55,000/= / semester MAIN
Science and a Subsidiary, OR Diploma in Animal Science related fields from a Senate- Full-time    
  recognized institution      
Bachelor  of  Science  in  Animal Mean grade C+ in KCSE with C+ in Biol, C+ in Chem/Phys/ Math, OR Diploma in 8 semesters 55,000/=/semester MAIN
Products Technology Animal Science related disciplines from recognized institutions. Full-time    
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Mean grade C+ in KCSE with a C in Biol/C+ in Agr, C in Chem, C in Math/Phys/Geog, 8 semesters 55,000/= / semester MAIN
  OR Diploma in Agriculture related disciplines from Senate-recognized institutions Full-time    
Bachelor of Science in Mean grade C+ in KCSE with a C in Biol/C+ in Agr, C in Chem, C in Math/Phys/Geog, 8 semesters 55,000/= / semester MAIN
Horticulture OR Diploma in Horticulture related disciplines from Senate-recognized institutions Full-time    
Bachelor of Science in Food Mean grade C+ in KCSE with a C in Biol/Agr/HSc, C in Chem, C in Math, OR Diploma 8 semesters 55,000/=/semester MAIN
Science and Technology in Food Technology or equivalent Full-time (FT)    
  FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES AND RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT    
Bachelor of Science in Mean grade C+ in KCSE OR Diploma in Environmental, Tourism, Hotel or Hospitality 8 semesters FT or 55,000/=/semester ALL
Ecotourism Management from recognized institutions. Work-based Day, 40,000/=/block  
    Evening/Weekend    
Bachelor of Tourism Mean grade C+ in KCSE OR Diploma in Tourism and Hotel Management or other 8 semesters FT or 55,000/=/semester ALL
Management related disciplines from Senate-recognized institutions Work-based Day, 40,000/=/block  
    Evening/Weekend    
Bachelor of Hotel Management Mean grade C+ in KCSE OR KACE with at least 2 Principals in A Level, and a Pass, in 8 semesters Full-time 55,000/=/semester ALL
  Math and Engl in KCE, OR Diploma in Tourism, Tour Guiding, or Hotel Management or Work based Day, 40,000/=/block  
  from Senate-recognized institutions Evening or    
    Weekend    
Bachelor of Science in Mean grade C+ in KCSE with at least C+ in Biol/Agr and C+ in Chem/Geo, OR Diploma 8 semesters 55,000/= / semester MAIN
Environmental Science in relevant disciplines from Senate-recognized institutions Full-time    
Bachelor of Science in Natural Mean grade C+ in KCSE with at least C in Biol/C+ in Agr, C in Chem and C in 8 semesters 55,000/= / semester MAIN
Resources Management Math/Phys/Geog, OR Diploma in Range Management, Animal Husbandry, Animal Full-time    
  Health, Forestry, Wildlife Management and other related disciplines from Senate-      
  recognized institutions.      
Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Mean grade C+ in KCSE with at least C in Biol/C+ in Agr, C in Chem and C in 8 semesters 55,000/=/semester ALL
Enterprise and Management Math/Phys/Geog, OR Dipl in related disciplines from Senate recognized institutions. Full-time 40,000/=/block  
  FACULTY OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES      
Bachelor of Science in Mean grade C+ in KCSE with at least C in Math, OR Diploma in Library & Information 8 semesters: Fulltime or 50,000/=/semester ALL
Information Sciences Studies from Senate-recognized institutions. Work-based 34,000/=/block  
Bachelor of Science in Mean grade C+ in KCSE, OR (or pass with at least 2 years work experience) in 8 semesters: Fulltime or 50,000/=/semester ALL
Community Development Agriculture, Home Economics, Agricultural Education & Extension, Cooperative Mgt, Work-based Day, 34,000/=/block  
  Community Development or any related field from Senate-recognized institutions Evening or    
    Weekend, ODEL    
Bachelor of Science in Mean grade C+ in KCSE with at least C+ in Math and C in Engl/Kisw, OR Diploma in 8 semesters 50,000/= / semester MAIN
Economics & Statistics related areas from Senate-recognized institutions Full-time    
Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Mean grade C+ in KCSE with at least C+ in Math and C in Engl/Kisw, OR Diploma in 8 semesters: FT or 50,000/=/semester ALL
Sociology related areas from Senate-recognized institutions Work-based Day, 34,000/=/block  
    Evening/ Weekend    
Bachelor of Psychology Mean grade C+ in KCSE, OR Diploma in Guidance and Counseling from recognized 8 semesters 50,000/=/semester MAIN
  institutions Full-time    
Bachelor of Arts (BA) Mean grade C+ in KCSE, OR Diploma from Senate-recognized institutions 8 semesters 50,000/=/semester ALL
    Full-time    

 

  Bachelor of Arts in Geography and Mean grade C+ in KCSE with C+ in Geog, C+ in Math, OR 2 Principals (one in Geog)   8 semesters: Fulltime or   50,000/=/semester   ALL
  Economics       OR Diploma and/or HND in a related disciplines from recognized institutions   Work-based Day,          
              Evening or Weekend          
  Bachelor of Arts in History and   Mean grade C+ in KCSE with C+ in Math, C in Eng/Kis and C+ in HAG, OR Diploma   8 semesters: FT or     50,000/=/semester   ALL
  Economics       from Senate-recognized institutions   Work-based Day,          
              Evening/ Weekend          
  Bachelor  of  Arts  in  Mathematics Mean grade C+ in KCSE with at least C+ in Math, OR   8 semesters       50,000/=/semester   ALL
  and Economics     Diploma in Arts from Senate-recognized institutions   Full-time            
  Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Mean grade C+ in KCSE, OR 2 Principals and 1 Subsidiary in KACE in relevant   8 semesters: Fulltime     50,000/=/semester   ALL
  Security Studies   subjects, OR Diploma in related areas from Senate-recognized institutions   or Workbased, ODEL     34,000/=/block    
  Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mean grade C+ in KCSE with a C+ in Engl or Kisw, OR 2                  
  Mass Communication   Principals in KACE with credit in Engl/Kisw in O-level, OR Diploma in Journalism &   8 semesters: Fulltime or        
          related areas from a Senate-recognized institution   Work-based       50,000/=/semester   MAIN
  Bachelor of Arts in   Mean grade C+ in KCSE with C+ in Engl/Kisw OR 2 Principals and a Subsidiary in   Day, Evening or       34,000/=/block  
               
  Communication Studies   KACE, OR Diploma in Communication Studies, OR equivalent qualifications from   Weekend            
          Senate-recognized institutions.                  
  Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics and Mean grade C+ in KCSE with at least C+ in Engl/Kisw, OR Diploma in English, OR 2   8 semesters: FT or   50,000/=/semester   ALL
  Literature       Principals and a Subsidiary in KACE from recognized institutions.   Work-based Day,          
              Evening/Weekend          
  Bachelor of Arts in Kiswahili and Mean grade C+ in KCSE, with at least C+ in Kiswahili and C+ in Geography   8 semesters: FT or     50,000/=/semester   ALL
  Geography           Part-time            
  Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy   Mean grade C+ in KCSE or its equivalent, OR Diploma in Philosophy from Senate-   8 semesters: FT or     50,000/=/semester   ALL
          recognized institutions.   Part-time            
  Bachelor of Arts in Religious   Mean grade C+ in KCSE with at least C+ in CRE/IRE/HRE and C in Engl/Kisw. A GCE,   8 semesters: FT or     50,000/=/semester   ALL
  Studies       KACE or equivalent with one combination: Principal in Religious Studies and/or   Work-based Day,          
          History/Social Education and Ethics, OR A Subsidiary in Religious Studies and/or   Evening/Weekend          
          English/Social Education and Ethics, OR Diploma in Religious Studies, Theology,                  
          Philosophy or Ethics from Senate-recognized institutions.                  
  Bachelor of Arts in Sociology   Mean grade C+ in KCSE, OR KACE 2 Principals in Religious Studies/ History or Social   8 semesters: FT or   55,000/= / semester   M
          Education/Ethics, and Subsidiary in Religious Studies and/or English, Social Education   Work-based Day,          
          and/or Ethics, OR Diploma in Religious Studies, Theology, Philosophy or Ethics from   Evening or Weekend          
          recognized institutions.                  
  Bachelor of Arts in Government & Mean grade C+ in KCSE with at least C+ in Eng/Kisw, OR Diploma in a relevant field   8 semesters: FT or Part-   50,000/=/semester   ALL
  International Relations   from recognized institutions.   time       34,000/=/block    
          FACULTY OF LAW                
  Bachelor of Laws   -At least a mean grade of C+ (Plus) in KCSE or its equivalent with a minimum grade of   8 semesters       74,300/=/semester   MAIN
          B (Plain) in Eng/Kiswi; or -At least three (3) Principal Passes in KACE examination; or –   Full-time            
          A degree from a university recognized by the Senate; or -At least a Credit Pass in a                  
          Diploma in Law examination with a C+ in Eng/Kisw from Senate-recognized institutions                  
  DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES                      
          FACULTY OF BUSINESS STUDIES                
  Diploma in Business                      
  Management                        
  Diploma in Accounting                      
  Diploma in Human Resource Mgt Mean grade C- in KCSE OR KCE Division 3 or equivalent qualifications, OR Certificate   4 semesters, Fulltime or   35,000/=/semester    
  Diploma in Procurement and       ALL
  in Business Management from an institution recognised by the Senate   Work-based       24,000/=/block  
             
  Logistics Mgt                        
  Diploma in Insurance and Risk Mgt                    
  Diploma in Cooperative                      
  Management                        
  ATD Intermediate and Final   Students registered with KASNEB           9,000/=   ALL
          FACULTY OF SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY                
  Diploma in Computer Science   Mean grade C- in KCSE with C- in Math, C- in Phys or Physical Sciences, C- in                  
          Kisw/Engl, OR Division 3 in KCE with a Pass in Phys/Physical Sciences, Math and   5 semesters, Fulltime or   35,000/=/semester   MAIN,
          Kisw. OR KACE with a Subsidiary in Math/Phys, and at least a credit in Phys/Physical      
            Work-based       24,000/=/block   EMBU
          Sciences in KCE, OR Certificate in Computer Science or equivalent plus pass in Phys          
                           
          or any other level from Senate-recognized institutions                  
  Diploma in Architecture                      
  Diploma in Building Engineering Mean grade of C in KCSE plus Math C, Phys C, Chem C, Biol or any group three                  
  Diploma in Electrical and   6 semesters, Fulltime or        
  subjects or any group four subjects or group five subjects C, English or Kiswahili C, OR     42,000/=/semester   Main
    Work-based        
  Electronics Engineering   Certificate in related discipline from Senate-recognized institutions              
  Diploma in Mechanical                    
                       
  Engineering                        

FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE

Diploma in Agricultural Education Mean grade C in KCSE with C in Biol/Agri/Chem/Phys, and Math/Geog, OR Certificate 3 years; Full-time 36,000/=/semester MAIN
and Extension in Agriculture or related fields from Senate-recognized institutions   24,000/=/block  
Diploma in Animal Health and -KCSE mean grade C and at least grade C in Biol, C– in Chem, C- in Math or Agri, and      
Production (Pre-Service) C- in Engl or Kisw. -KCE/EACE with Division 2 and at least a credit in Biol, Chem,      
  Math/Agri from Senate-recognized institutions. -Certificate in Animal Health and      
  Production from Senate recognized institutions      
  -Credit pass in at least a 2-year course in Agriculture/Animal Production/ Animal      
  Husbandry/Range Management/Wildlife Health/Dairy Technology or equivalent with at 6 semesters, Fulltime or 35,000/=/semester MAIN
  least C- in KCSE or Division 3 in KCE, from KNQA recognized  institutions, Kenya Work-based 24,000/=/block
   
  Veterinary Board (KVB) and Senate      
  -KACE with at least 1 Principal in Bio & 1 Subsidiary in Chem      
  -Diploma in Biomedical discipline recognized by Chuka University Senate and Kenya      
  Veterinary Board. -Any other qualification equivalent to the above from institutions      
  recognized by the Senate and KVB.      
Diploma in Animal Health and Mean grade of at least D+ in KCSE plus a certificate in Animal Health and Production from 4  semesters,  Full-Time 35,000/=/semester MAIN
Production (In-Service/ Upgrading) institutions recognized by Chuka University Senate Mode    
Diploma in Meat Science and -KCSE mean grade C with at least C in Biol, C– in Chem, C- in Math or Agri and C- in      
Technology Engl or Kisw.      
  -KCE/EACE Division 2 and a Pass in Biol; Chem and Math/Phys/Agri from Senate-      
  recognized institutions. 6 semesters, Fulltime or 35,000/=/semester MAIN
  -KACE with at least 1 Principal in Bio & 1 Subsidiary in Chem. Work-based 24,000/=/block
   
  -A Certificate with at least a credit in Animal ealth/Agriculture/Range      
  Management/Wildlife, Health/Dairy Technology with at least mean grade D in KCSE or      
  Div 3 in KCE from Senate-recognized institutions.      
Diploma in Horticulture Mean grade C- in KCSE with C- in Biol/C in Agri, C- in Chem and D+ in Math/Phys/Geog,      
  OR Certificate in Horticulture or related disciplines from Senate-recognized institutions      
Diploma in Agriculture and Rural Mean grade C- in KCSE with C- in Biol/C in Agri, C- in Chem and D+ in      
Development Math/Phys/Geog, OR Certificate in Horticulture or related disciplines from Senate-      
  recognized institutions 6 semesters, Fulltime or 35,000/=/semester MAIN
Diploma in Farm Resources Mean grade C- in KCSE with C- in Biol/C in Agri, C- in Chem and D+ in Work-based 24,000/=/block
 
Management Math/Phys/Geog, OR Certificate in Horticulture or related disciplines from Senate-      
  recognized institutions      
  FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES AND RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT    

 

 

Diploma in Tourism and Hotel Mean grade C- in KCSE with C- in Engl/Kisw, OR Certificate in Hospitality, Tourism,
Management Travel and Tour Operations, Hotel Management, Food and Beverage Management
  from institutions recognized by the Senate.
Diploma in Wildlife Management Mean grade C- in KCSE with C- in Math/Engl/Kisw, OR Certificate in relevant
  disciplines from Senate-recognized institutions

4 semesters, Fulltime or Work-based

35,000/=/semester 24,000/=/block

FACULTY OF EDUCATION AND RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT

Diploma in Education (Secondary   Mean grade C+ in KCSE with a C+ in at least two teaching subjects plus C in Eng and   3  years;  Full-time  or   35,000/=/semester24   ALL
Option)   D+ in Math for Arts, OR C in Math for Sciences   Work-based   ,000/=/block    
Diploma in Education (Primary   Mean grade C in KCSE with C in the following cluster subjects: Eng & Kisw, Math, any   2 years SB   24,000/=/block   ALL
Option)   Humanities and Sciences. Candidates with disabilities: Mean grade C- with C- in the            
    above cluster subjects, OR P1 Certificate from Senate recognized institutions and 2            
    years teaching experience            
Diploma in Education (Early   Mean grade C in KCSE, OR Certificate in Early Childhood Development or related   3 years; Full-time   35,000/=/semester24   ALL
Childhood Development   courses from Senate-recognized institutions, OR PTE Certificate with at least C- in   or, Evening or   ,000/=/block    
Education)   KCSE or Division 3 in KCE   Weekend        
    FACULTY OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES            
Diploma in Counselling   Mean grade C- in KCSE with C- in Engl/Kisw, C- in Math, OR Certificate in   3  years;  Full-time  or   35,000/=/semester29   ALL
       
Psychology   Psychology, Counselling Psychology, Guidance and Counselling, Education, Medical        
    Work-based   ,000/= /block    
    Health, or Social Work, from Senate-recognized institutions        
               
Diploma in Community                
Development                
Diploma   in   Criminology   and                
Security Studies       4 semesters Full-time        
Diploma in Disaster Management              
  Mean grade C- in KCSE, or its equivalent, OR Certificate in related course from   or Workbased Day,   35,000/=/semester   ALL
Diploma in Project Planning and   institutions recognized by the Chuka University Senate.   Evening or   29,000/=/block  
         
Management       Weekend        
Diploma in Social Work                
Diploma in Leadership and Public                
Administration                

 

    Diploma in Journalism and Mass   Mean grade C- in KCSE, or its equivalent, OR Certificate in related course from   4 semesters, Fulltime   35,000/=/semester   ALL
    Communication     institutions recognized by the Chuka University Senate.   or Work-based   29,000/=/block      
              SCHOOL OF NURSING AND PUBLIC HEALTH            
    Diploma in Public Health     Mean grade C- in KCSE, or its equivalent, plus C plain in Engl/Kisw, Biol, Chem and   4 semesters, Fulltime   36,000/=/semester   ALL
              Math/Phys. OR a Certificate in Public Health or Environmental Health from a   or Work-based   29,000/=/block      
              recognized training institution and Registered by the Public Health Officers and              
              Technicians Council              
    Diploma in Human Nutrition and   Mean grade C- in KCSE, or its equivalent, with D+ in Engl or Kisw, D+ in Biol, D+ in   4 semesters, 36,000/=   ALL
    Dietetics         Chem, and D in either Math/Phys/Home Sci/Agri/ General Sci., OR Certificate in   Full- time or   semester      
              Human Nutrition and Dietetics from a training institution recognized registered by   Work-based   29,000/=/block      
              KNDI              
    CERTIFICATE COURSES                    
              FACULTY OF BUSINESS STUDIES            
    Certificate in Business         2 semesters: FT or          
    Management                    
          Mean grade D and above in KCSE   Work-based Day,   28,000/=/semester   ALL
    Certificate in Procurement and        
          Evening/ Weekend          
    Logistics Management                  
                       
    CPA/CPS         Students registered with KASNEB Sections 1 & 2   Full-time or 10,000/=   ALL
    Sections 1 – 6       Students registered with KASNEB Sections 3 & 4   Workbased 12,000/=   ALL
              Students registered with KASNEB Sections 5 & 6     15,000/=   ALL
    KATC Intermediate & Final     Students registered with KASNEB     9,000/=   M
              FACULTY OF SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY            
    Certificate in Advanced Software   Mean grade D in KCSE with D in Math, OR Diploma, Degree, Computer Literacy   6 months/ 2 terms:   48,000/=/course   ALL
    Engineering       Certificate   Full or Part-time          
    Certificate in Computer Science   Mean grade D and above in KCSE   2 semesters: Fulltime   30,000/=/semester   MAIN
                  or Work-based          
    Certificate in Information and     Mean grade D in KCSE, OR Computer Literacy Certificate from Senate-recognized   2 semesters: Fulltime,   30,000/=/semester   ALL
    Communication Technology     institutions   Part-time          
    Certificate in Computer     KCSE Certificate   3 months/1 term:   15,000/=/course   ALL
    Literacy/Packages         Full-time,Part-time          
              FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE            
    Certificate in Animal Health and   Mean grade C- in KCSE with C- in Biol, OR Div 3 of 36 points with at least credit in   4 semesters: Fulltime 42,000/30,000/=/27,0   MAIN
    Production         Biol, OR 1-year certificate with Credit pass in Range Management/ Wildlife   or Work-based 00      
              Health/Dairy Management/ Animal Science /Animal Husbandry/ Animal       /semester      
              Production/Leather Technology /Agriculture or equivalent discipline from KNQA              
              recognized  institutions              
              FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES AND RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT          
    Certificate in Hospitality and     Minimum grade D+ in KCSE or its equivalent with D+ in Engl/Kisw   3 semesters: Fulltime   30,000/=/semester   ALL
    Tourism Management         or Work-based          
    Certificate in Environmental     KCSE Certificate   3 to 4 Weeks: 40,000/=   ALL
    Impact Assessment and Audit         Full-time, Part-time          
              FACULTY OF EDUCTATION AND RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT          
    Certificate in Early Childhood     Mean grade D+ and above in KCSE with D+ in Engl/Kisw   3 semesters: FT/   15,000/=/semester   ALL
    Education             Evening/Weekend          
              FACULTY OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES            
    Certificate in Community                    
    Development                      
    Certificate in Criminology and                  
    Security Studies                    
    Certificate in Project Planning     Mean grade D and above in KCSE with D in Engl/Kisw, or D- (Minus)   2 to 3 semesters:          
    and Mgt           Full-time, Part-time/ 30,000/=/semester ALL
          and at least 2 years relevant work experience  
    Certificate in Social Work     Evening/ Weekend          
                     
    Certificate in Disaster                    
    Management                      
    Certificate in Leadership & Public                  
    Administration                      
    Certificate in National Cohesion,       1 semester (4 months):   15,000/course   ALL
    Values & Principles of     KCSE Certificate   Full-time/ Part-time,          
    Governance           Day/          
    Certificate in HIV/AIDS Mgt         Evening/ Weekend          

SCHOOL OF NURSING AND PUBLIC HEALTH

Certificate in Human Nutrition and Dietetics

Mean grade D in KCSE or its equivalent D in Engl/Kisw,Biol, Chem and D in either Math/Phys/Home Sci/Agri/General Sci. from Senate-recognized institutions

  • semesters: Fulltime or Work-based

30,000/=/ semester

MAIN

BRDIGING CERTIFICATE

Certificate in Bridging in all KCSE   KCSE Certificate from Senate-recognized institutions   3 months/1 term: 15,000/=/course ALL
subjects (Math, Biol, Phys, Chem,           Full-time, Part time/    
English, Kisw)           Evening/ Weekend    
Elementary Certificate in French   The elementary certificate course is open to all the interested candidates who would 3 months x 2 terms 18,000/= per term M and E
Language Literacy   require to be taught French language.   Full-time    
POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA   MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS   DURATION ALL FEES CAMPUS
Post-graduate Diploma in Education   First degree with two teaching profession specialization subjects passed 1 year (3 Blocks) 55,500/= Block 1 ALL
        with at least C+ in KCSE     25,000/= Block 2  
                25,000/= Block 3  
Master’s Degree Programmes (Coursework, Research Thesis, and Examination)        
M.Sc. in Nursing   Bachelor’s degree from a related discipline from institutions recognized      
       
        by the Senate, OR Bachelor of Science in Nursing accredited by a      
        nationally  recognized  nursing  regulatory  council  plus  clinical  work 2 Years Full-time or 65,000/= per session  
        experience by preferably working/worked in relevant specialization area Part-time/Work-Based  
        with 3 sessions per MAIN
        and registered nurse license in a country in which the candidate will Day, Evening or
        year  
        complete practical experience. International applicants will have their Weekend  
           
        certificates verified by the Commission for University Education and the      
        NCK        
1. MA in Criminology & Security Studies 32.  M.Sc. in Computer Science        
2. MA in English Language & Linguistics 33. M.Sc. in Crop Protection        
3. MA in Geography   34. M.Sc. in Dryland Agriculture        
4. MA in History   35. M.Sc. in Economics        
5. MA in Kiswahili   36. M.Sc. in Entrepreneurship & Enterprise Mgt        
6. MA in Literature   37. M.Sc. in Environmental Science        
7. MA in Religious Studies   38. M.Sc. in Finance Bachelor’s      
8. MA in Sociology   39. M.Sc. in Horticulture      
  degree from a      
9. Master of Business Administration 40. M.Sc. in Information Science      
related      
10. M.Ed. in Arts Education   41. M.Sc. in Medical Parasitology      
  discipline with      
11. M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction 42. M.Sc. in Medical Physics      
a least a      
12. M.Ed. in Educational Foundations 43. M.Sc. in Microbiology &Biotechnology   For Art-based  
second class    
13. M.Ed. in Educational Mgnt   44. M.Sc. in Natural Resources Mgt   71,000/= Semester 1  
  honours 2 Years (4 Semesters)  
14. M.Ed. in Guidance& Counselling   45. M.Sc. in Nursing 48,000/= Semester 2  
  upper, or lower Fulltime; 4 Years (8 ALL as
15. M.Ed. in Science Education   46. M.Sc. in Nutritional Sciences 40,000/= per Block
  and at least 2 Semesters) Parttime/ directed by
16. Master of Journalism & Mass Comm. 47. M.Sc. in Operations Management  
years related Work-Based; Day,   the Graduate
17. M.Sc. in Agribusiness Mgnt   48. M.Sc. in Physics For Science-based
  work Evening or School
18. M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics   49. M.Sc. in Plant Biotechnology 75,000/= Semester 1
  experience, Weekend  
19. M.Sc. in Agricultural Education   50. M.Sc. in Plant Breeding 55,000/= Semester 2  
  from    
20. M.Sc. in Agricultural Extension   51. M.Sc. in Procurement Mgt   43,500/= per Block  
  institutions    
21. M.Sc. in Agronomy   52. M.Sc. in Pure Mathematics      
  recognized by      
22. M.Sc. in Animal Breeding   53. M.Sc. in Soil Science      
  the Chuka      
23. M.Sc. in Animal Nutrition   54. M.Sc. in Statistics      
  University      
24. M.Sc. in Applied Mathematics   55. M.Sc. in Wildlife Management      
  Senate      
25. M.Sc. in Applied Statistics   56. M.Sc. in Zoology      
         
26. M.Sc. in Biochemistry   57. Masters in Counselling Psychology        
27. M.Sc. in Botany (Genetics)   58. Masters in Hotel Management        
28. M.Sc. in Botany (Plant Pathology) 59. Masters in Tourism Mgt        
29. M.Sc. in Chemistry   60. MSc in Animal Science        
30. Master of Clinical Psychology   61. Master of Public Health        
31. M.Sc. in Community Development 62. MSc in Clinical Psychology        

 

PhD Degree Programmes (Coursework, Research Thesis, and Examination)

  1. D. in Accounting
  2. D. in Agribusiness Management
  3. D. in Agricultural Economics
  4. D. in Agricultural Education
  5. D. in Agricultural Extension
  6. D. in Agronomy
  7. D. in Applied Mathematics
  8. D. in Applied Statistics/ Statistics
  9. D. in Biochemistry
  10. D. in Botany
  11. D. in Business and Management
  12. D. in Chemistry
  13. D. in Community Development
  14. D. in Geography
  15. D. in History
  16. D. in Horticulture
  17. D. in Information Science
  18. D. in Communication & Media
  19. D. in Kiswahili
  20. D. in Linguistics
  21. D. in in Literature
  22. D. in Medical Physics
  23. D. in Microbiology & Biotech
  24. D. in Nursing
  25. D. in Philosophy
  26. D. in Physics

a Master’s degree from

  • related discipline from institutions recognized by the Senate

3 years (6 Semesters) Fulltime; 6 years (12 Semesters) Part-time/ Work-Based;

Day, Evening or Weekend

For Art-based 119,250/= Semester 1 99,250/= Semester 2 104,000/= Semester 3 104,000/= Semester 4 99,000/= Semester 5 99,000/= Semester 6

For Science-based 125,750/= Semester 1 105,750/= Semester 2 104,000/= Semester 3 104,000/= Semester 4

ALL as directed by the Graduate School

            Issued Date: September 2022    
                 
14. Ph.D. in Counselling Psychology 40. Ph.D. in Plant Biotechnology       104,000/= Semester 5  
15. Ph.D. in Criminology & Security 41. Ph.D. in Plant Breeding       104,000/= Semester 6  
16. Ph.D. in Crop Protection 42. Ph.D. in Pure Mathematics            
17. Ph.D. in Crop Science 43. Ph.D. in Religious Studies            
18. Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction 44. Ph.D. in Science Education            
19. Ph.D. in Dry Land Agriculture 45. Ph.D. in Sociology            
20. Ph.D. in Early Childhood Devt & Educ 46. Ph.D. in Soil Science            
21. Ph.D. in Educational Foundations 47. Ph.D. in Supply Chain Mgt            
22. Ph.D. in Educational Management 48. Ph.D. in Tourism Management            
23. Ph.D. in Educational Psychology 49. Ph.D. in Wildlife Management            
24. Ph.D. in Environmental Science 50. Ph.D. in Zoology            
25. Ph.D. in Finance 51. Ph.D. in Animal Science (Production, Nutrition or            
26. Ph.D. in Food Science   Breeding)            
    52. Ph.D. in Medical Parasitology            

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

(a)Applications should be on official forms available at Chuka University Main Campus, Igembe Campus at Ntuene or Keigoi High School, Embu Campus in Embu Town, Chogoria Campus at Nturiri High School, OR downloaded from Website: www.chuka.ac.ke; Non-refundable fee of KES 2,000 for degree and diploma programmes and KES 1,000 for certificate courses to be deposited in the following accounts: Kenya Commercial Bank, Chuka Branch A/C No. 110 375 5439; or Cooperative Bank, Chuka Branch A/C No. 011 290 5818 9900, Equity Bank,

Chuka Branch A/C No. 0210261453469, ABSA Bank, Embu Branch A/C No. 2035727666, Family Bank, Chuka Branch A/C No. 054000002641, Stanchart, Meru Branch A/C No.

0102024755200, ABSA Bank, A/C Embu Branch No. 2035727666. Deposits may be made at any branch.

(b)Applicants must indicate preferred Mode of Study and Start Date.

(c)Return forms to P. O. Box 109 – 60400 Chuka. Attention should be: Director, Graduate School for postgraduate programmes, and Registrar (Academic) for Bachelor’s, Diploma and Certificate courses. Certified copies of certificates and original fee payment receipt MUST be attached to the application form and returned latest two weeks prior to the commencement dates given for the programmes.

(d) One Academic Year is equivalent to 2 semesters for full-time or 3 blocks for Holiday-Based mode.

(e)Diploma holders may take a shorter period to complete a Bachelor’s degree after credit transfer.

(f)Preferred Campus should be indicated on the application form.

Chuka University TELEPHONE LINES: 020-2329073, 0771094000, 0715-505858, 0731-620266 * NB: For all courses, separate Statutory Fees shall be indicated in admission letters