Bachelor Degrees in Kenya

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Africa is a continent full of fun, history
and culture. Kenya is regarded as the epicenter of the continent’s dynamism on
all fronts. From fascinating natural features to wildlife, Kenya will be a
wonderful destination for anyone visiting or staying or studying in the
country. The diverse culture and traditions in the country are always enjoyable
and worth learning to understand. For international students, Kenya comes with
vast options as far as undergraduate degree is concerned. The offical languages
spoken in the country are English and also Swahili. One may take some classes
in the two languages to have an easy stay in the country. The education system
here is based on the British style. One will need a travel pass and legal students’
identification documents while coming to study in the country.

There are various bachelor degrees in Kenya
for international students to enroll. From technology to engineering, one can
acquire quality education in the country in any of the various national
universities available. The country offers degrees in business and management
as well as administration and literature. Being a growing economy, Kenya offers
you a wonderful learning and practical platform after graduation. There are
many research institutions and employment opportunities for international
students in Kenya. This is a country that will attract many international
students from across the African continent and the world at large.

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Bachelor of Law (LLB)

Kenyatta University
Campus Full time 4 years January 2017 Kenya Nairobi

The Kenyatta University School of Law (KUSOL) is fully accredited by the statutory body charged with regulating legal education in Kenya, that is the Council of Legal Education. In addition, its law programme is ISO 9001:2008 certified. Being a leading fountain of knowledge in Kenya and the Region we at Kenyatta University take pride in being your law school of choice. [+]

Bachelors in Kenya 2017. The Kenyatta University School of Law (KUSOL) is fully accredited by the statutory body charged with regulating legal education in Kenya, that is the Council of Legal Education. In addition, its law programme is ISO 9001:2008 certified. Being a leading fountain of knowledge in Kenya and the Region we at Kenyatta University take pride in being your law school of choice. At KUSOL, we recognize that you are seeking to partner with an educational institution that is sensitive to your aspirations and accountable in providing you with good returns for your investment in education. This is the basis on which the courses at KUSOL are founded.We sincerely hope that your decision to join this forward-looking and dynamic University will benefit you through the diverse, holistic, development oriented programmes it offers. Entry Requirements Candidates must satisfy the minimum University entry requirements. In addition, the following are the minimum requirements for entry into our Bachelor of Laws programme: 1. A mean grade of B in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) including a minimum of a B in English. 2. Any other type of qualification including the former A-level Kenyan system, regional,or international qualifications must be equivalent to the minimum requirement outlined above. The equivalency of such grades can be obtained from the Kenya NationalExaminations Council. 3. Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE and progressed from certificate to Diploma at Kenyatta University or any other recognized/accredited Institutions. Examinations Examinations are carried out to the highest standards at KUSOL as is expected by the University. The examination questions and results are moderated by the School at departmental level to ensure quality in the setting as well as marking of examinations. External examiners are regularly invited to assess these processes to ascertain quality. All the following Kenyatta University examination regulations with respect to examinations apply: Moderation of Examinations Examinations are moderated internally within the departments and by an external examiner as per University Examinations Regulations as follows:- Each examination paper is moderated by the department before being taken to an external examiner appointed by the University Senate.Each examination paper has a marking guide and course outline to facilitate moderation both at the department and externally.Examination marks are moderated first by the department and thereafter by the external examiner. The final mark is then approved by the School Board of Examiners and University Senate.The External Examiner is an expert in the area of law, normally a holder of a PhD in law, with at least a minimum of 5 years teaching experience as a Senior Lecturer or an Associate Professor. Certification To qualify for the award of the Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) Programme, a candidate must take and pass a total of at least fifty two (52) course units. This includes all the units designated as core units in the curriculum and thus mandatory; the required university Common Units and the following practical units Judicial Attachment – the equivalence of 42 hours of lectures, Clinical Externship –the equivalence of 42 hours of lectures. The degree shall be based on the average score in at least 52 units taken and passed and shall be classified as: First Class Honours for an average of 70-100% (A) ;Second Class Honours (Upper Division) for an average of 60-69% (B);Second Class Honours (Lower Division) for an average of 50 – 59%;(C) and Pass, for an average of 40-49% (D) Structure The course units comprising the law programme are undertaken mainly during the semester and involve students attending lectures on a face-to-face basis, or other form of contact time with the lecturer. School of Law Each course unit is allocated three hours per week which is broken into two sessions of two and one hour respectively undertaken on separate days of the week. Some course units however are taken ‘out’ of semester and these have a practical element to them. Duration The law programme takes a minimum of eight (8) semesters of full time attendance of lectures offered at the School. This equates to two semesters per calendar year of sixteen (16) weeks that constitute fourteen (14) weeks of class contact time and two (2) weeks of examinations. All students are expected to adhere to this time-frame except in circumstances permitted by the University Senate at any one time. In such cases, a student may defer their studies subject to the time limits applicable under the relevant Kenyatta University regulations. Where students face difficulties with paying their fees for any semester, they can take the ‘semester off’ by making a formal application to the registrar (academic) who communicates the approval in writing. [-]

Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch)

Kenyatta University
Campus Full time 6 years January 2017 Kenya Nairobi

The School of Architecture and the Built Environment at Kenyatta University is projected to have its first intake on September 2015. The school aims at providing training in the planning, formulation and implementation of built forms ranging from the individual dwellings, communities and cities. [+]

The School of Architecture and the Built Environment at Kenyatta University is projected to have its first intake on September 2015. The school aims at providing training in the planning, formulation and implementation of built forms ranging from the individual dwellings, communities and cities. The ever rising demand for dwellings spaces that are sustainable and economically efficient requires training to the highest levels possible.st levels possible. Entry Requirements Applicants for the Bachelor of Architecture must have obtained the following minimum qualifications: Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) Obtained a minimum grade of C+ in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education and have minimum grade of C+ in the following subjects: Mathematics Physics English/Kiswahili Any 2nd Group II (Biology or Chemistry) or Any Group III (Geography or History or Art and Design) or Any Group IV (Home Science or Art and Design or Agriculture or Aviation Technology or Computer Studies) or Any Group V (French, German, Arabic, Music, Business Studies) A-Level Two Principal Passes in any one of the following subjects: Economics, History, Geography, Commerce, or any other relevant subject, and a credit pass in the English language and Mathematics at KCE level or equivalent. Approved Diploma Candidates with a Kenyatta University approved diploma or Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) Diploma with at least a credit pass in: Building Construction, Architectural Studies, Land Surveying and Civil Engineering; or Diploma in Estate Agency and Property Management; or Diploma in Technology (Dip. Tech) in Land Administration may be admitted into the first year of study. Two Tier Programme The curriculum for the above has been structured as a six year two tier programme. The first stage consists of a four year of full time study which at the time of completion the students can make an exit and are awarded a Bachelor of Architectural studies. This is followed by another two year of full-time study where the student graduates with Bachelor of Architecture. This is in line with worldwide trends that are recognized by the Common Wealth Association of Architects. Career Options Professional development and progression of the graduates of architecture can be made both in public and private areas. In the building and construction sector, architects play a central role in the planning, designing and implementation of building projects. In the industrial field, architects can work as professionals in research and production of materials. Besides, they can join real estate management and urban design. Architects also play a crucial role in the implementation and management of national, county and city projects. Architects are key participants in the design and planning of public space and facilities. [-]

Bachelor of Business Administration

The Presbyterian University of East Africa
Campus or Online Full time Part time 30 months January 2017 Kenya Kikuyu + 1 more

Our Bachelor of Business Administration Program features a unique set of units that provides high quality and progressive study routes that enable you to gain an understanding of essential and advanced concepts of business, finance and accounting, information system, marketing and management. [+]

Bachelors in Kenya 2017. The school of business and management studies is committed to providing quality training that will impact the whole world. Our Bachelor of Business Administration Program features a unique set of units that provides high quality and progressive study routes that enable you to gain an understanding of essential and advanced concepts of business, finance and accounting, information system, marketing and management. In your third year and fourth years you will take options from a range of choices, specializing as your career interests develop. Bachelor of Business Administration serves as an excellent foundation for a wide range of business and management careers. The program provides a broad, thorough and fully-integrated education in the theory and practice of business management, and has as its focus the concept of the organization and its operating environment. It enhances self-confidence and ability to critically evaluate business and management and develop solutions from the moral, professional and academic perspectives. The program is geared for those who seek to contribute to the improvement of an organization’s overall performance in today’s highly competitive business world. Specialization Areas Accounting and finance Marketing Management Human Resource Management Information Systems Management Purchasing and supplies Management Management and Organization Behavior Modes of study Full-time Monday Evening classes Weekends only Distance Learning Duration of study PUEA operates a Trimester system in one calendar year. This program comprises of eight trimesters covered over an equivalent of 2 ½ calendar years. Admission Admission is at the beginning of every trimester i.e.Jan, May and Sep Admission KCSE C+ and above or its equivalent. Credit transfer available for candidates with relevant Diploma [-]

Bachelor of Theology

The Presbyterian University of East Africa
Campus or Online Full time Part time January 2017 Kenya Kikuyu

The bachelor of Theology program is designed to produce graduates who are well trained, confident and competent. Students receive training in major theological issues as well as contemporary studies to enable them to become experienced in the particular skills required of them. They receive thorough grounding such disciplines as the old and new testaments, comparative studies, ecumenicalmovements, as well as biblicallanguages, leading to a high level of training skills. [+]

The bachelor of Theology program is designed to produce graduates who are well trained, confident and competent. Students receive training in major theological issues as well as contemporary studies to enable them to become experienced in the particular skills required of them. They receive thorough grounding such disciplines as the old and new testaments, comparative studies, ecumenicalmovements, as well as biblicallanguages, leading to a high level of training skills. This program is useful to those who desire to work as ordained ministers and in particular those who would wish to b become teachers of theology at a higher level of learning, as well as employees of faith based non-governmental organizations.The program includes clinical pastor; education to equip thoroughly those who would end up working in clinical settings and caring ministry .The purpose of the program is to train women and men whose aim is to work with the church and other institution as experts in matters of theology. This program will prepare and equip the student to acquire sufficient knowledge on theology in order to interpret the scriptures accurately and in a relevant way. Duration of Study The Bachelor of Theology program is designed to cover four academic years (8 semesters) .Each year will have three trimesters totaling eight trimesters in all. Thecourse duration will consist of a maximum 52 units and a minimum 47 units of three credit hours each. The student will have accumulated a minimum of a hundred and forty seven (147) credit hours. This includes a senior research paper 6 credit hours and clinical pastoral education I &II (@ 3 credit hours-total of 6 hours. in the final year without option. All students are required to take one year practicum during the second and third year. Ministerial formation course is not examinable. A student who does not finish the course of studies within the given period may be allowed extension for up to eight years. Mode of study Full time Part time Distance learning and e-learning [-]

Bachelor of Commerce

Pioneer International University PIU
Campus Full time January 2017 Kenya Nairobi

The B.Com programme has been designed to produce graduates to work in the areas of management, finance, accountancy, marketing, banking, consultancy, administration and related fields. [+]

Bachelors in Kenya 2017. Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) School of Business and Management The B.Com programme has been designed to produce graduates to work in the areas of management, finance, accountancy, marketing, banking, consultancy, administration and related fields. It also has a strong foundation for continued career growth. The programme is structured to reflect the changing world of business and provide a firm foundation for the world of work both in the domestic and global scene. The programme is also intended to provide students with a professional foundation tailored to policy formulation and practice in Business. Ethical principles and general studies have been adequately considered in the design of the programme. From the third year, candidates shall specialize in one of the following disciplines: Accounting; Finance; Marketing or Human Resource Management. Specific Entry Requirements In addition to the general admission requirements into PIU, applicants must have a minimum of KCSE C (C plain) in both Mathematics and English or Kiswahili or the equivalent. Mature Entry Mature entry may be allowed for applicants who shall have attained the age of thirty five (35) years or above at the date of admission. In addition, the applicants must show evidence of at least three (3) years business, or related experience and must have obtained a mean grade of C in KCSE. Credit Transfer Candidates who join the programme with a CHE validated diploma and with a distinction or credit pass in the relevant units shall qualify for credit transfers. Candidates who join the programme with a relevant Higher National Diploma shall also qualify for credit transfers. Candidates with the relevant professional certificates may also transfer credits. The maximum number of course units to be given credit transfer shall not exceed fifty percent (50%) of the total required course units for the programme. Credit transfers and exemptions shall only be granted in the first and second year of study. No exemptions shall be granted in the subsequent years of study. A student registered in another public or accredited private university may be allowed to transfer credits into the programme. Credits shall only be transferred after the PIU Senate receives and scrutinises certified copies of the syllabi and written approval. The PIU Senate may at its discretion seek additional information from the institution concerned at the applicant’s cost. Course Specializations: Aviation, Banking, Micro-Finance, Marketing, Human Resource, Finance, Accounting, Insurance, Strategic Management. Diploma in Business Management: Options-Human Resources, Finance, Micro-Finance Entry Requirements for Diploma in Business Management KCSE mean Grade of C Plain with C- in mathematics and English or a Certificate in related area from a recognised institution, or any equivalent qualification. Certificate in Business Management Entry Requirements for Certificate in Business Management KCSE mean Grade of c-. [-]