Degree courses offered at Egerton University


Find a list of Degree courses offered at Egerton University.
Get all course details such as course entry requirements, mode of study, course duration, fees structure among others.

Admission Requirements


Those seeking admission to Egerton University should meet the following minimum entry requirements.
1. Certificate Programme
Mean grade of C- in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education
2. Diploma Programmes
Mean grade of C in KCSE or equivalent or certificate in a related field from a recognized training institution with a credit pass
3. Regular Degree Programmes
Candidates must posses a mean grade of KCSE C+ and above and subject cluster as set up by the Joint Admissions Board (JAB). In-service candidates must posses a diploma with a credit pass or equivalent.
4. Self Sponsored Degree Programmes
Candidates must posses a mean grade of C+ and above and a subject cluster of C+ and above in relevant field of study. A-level students with at least two principal passes may also be admitted. In-service candidates must posses at least a credit diploma from a recognized institution.
5. Postgraduate Degree Programmes
(i) Masters - Minimum requirement is a Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline with at least 2nd class honours (upper division) or equivalent from Egerton University or other recognized university.
(ii) Ph. D - Minimum requirement is a Masters Degree in a relevant discipline from Egerton or any other recognized university.

Degree courses are normally advertised in the national newspapers around February/March and August/September.
Application forms can be downloaded from the University Website: www.egerton.ac.ke.
Inquiries should be addressed to:
The Registrar (Academic Affairs), Egerton University, Njoro Campus,
P.O. BOX 536, Njoro 20107
Telephone: 051-221778, 2217891/2, Ext 3222,
or
Principal of Nakuru Town Campus, Egerton University,
P.O. BOX 13357-20100, Nakuru, Telephone: 051-221648

Bridging(5) |  Certificate(9) |  Degree(65) |  Diploma(28) |  Doctorate(20) |  Higher Diploma(1) | 
Masters(41) |  Post Graduate Diploma(2) | 
Course Name:  65 courses found.
  • Bachelor of Environmental Studies(Science)  
    Admission requirements
    - Interested students
    must have scored a minimum of
    C+ in KCSE.They must have passed
    in the subjects below with grades
    indicated:
    (i)B- in geography
    (ii)B- in biology or biological
    sciences
    (iii)B- in chemistry
    (iv)B in physical sciences

    Applicants who have scored C in
    Economics or Agriculture at KCSE or
    equivalent exams will have an added
    advantage.

    Students holding relevant diplomas
    may be admitted provided they
    have passed with credit or distinction

    Course duration
    - Four years
  • Bachelor of Education(Primary Education)  
    Admission requirements
    - Students are expected to hold
    any one of the qualifications
    below:
    (i)A minimum of C+ in KCSE
    (ii)P1 certificate plus a minimum
    of two years teaching experience
    (iii)S1 or a relevant diploma with
    at least two years teaching experience

    Course duration
    - Four years
  • Bachelor of Education(Science)  
    Admission requirements
    - A minimum of C+ in KCSE
    with C+ in maths and any one of the subjects
    below:
    (i)Chemistry
    (ii)Geography
    (iii)Physics
    (iv)Biology or B- in any one of the following
    subjects:
    (i)Biological sciences
    (ii)Physical sciences

    Applicants holding diploma/S1 certificate
    in science education from reputable institutions
    will be eligible for admission provided they have
    passed with credit and above.

    Course duration
    - Four years
  • Bachelor of Arts(Economics and Sociology/Anthropology)  
    Admission requirements
    - One must have scored a minimum
    of C+ in KCSE and passed in the
    subjects with the grades indicated:
    (a)B- in maths or
    (b)C+ in maths and B in Business studies/Accounting/Commerce/Economics

    Those holding A-level qualifications must have scored
    at least two principal passes.

    Course duration
    - Four years
  • Bachelor of Arts(Sociology and Religion)  
    Admission requirements
    - Applicants must have
    scored a minimum of
    C+ in KCSE with C+
    in the subjects below:
    (i)History or geography
    (ii)Social Education and Ethics/Christian Religious Education

    Course duration
    - Four years
  • Bachelor of Arts(Communication and Media)  
    Admission requirements
    - One must have scored
    a minimum of C+ in KCSE
    with C+ in kiswahili or
    English.Holders of a
    relevant diploma may
    be admitted if they have
    passed with credit II.
    Such applicants will
    be allowed to transfer
    up to thirty percent
    from credits earned
    at the diploma level.

    Course duration
    - Four years
  • Bachelor of Arts(Arts)  
    Course requirements
    - Students are required
    to hold any one of the
    qualifications below:
    (i)A minimum of C+ in
    KCSE.
    (ii)Those holding a relevant
    diploma from recognized institutions
    may be admitted.

    Course duration
    - Four years
  • Bachelor of Science(Agricultural Education and Extension)  
    Admission requirements
    - To qualify for this
    program,one must have
    scored a minimum of
    C+ in KCSE with B-
    in biology or Agriculture.
    In addition,they are expected
    to have passed in the subjects
    below with the grades indicated:
    (i)C+ in Geography or Physics
    (ii)C+ in maths
    (iii)B- in chemistry
    (iv)B in biological sciences
    (v)B in physical sciences

    Diploma holders in a relevant
    discipline may be considered for
    admission provided they have passed
    with a credit.

    Course duration
    - Four years
  • Bachelor of Science (Agriculture and Human Ecology Extension)  
    Course requirements
    -To qualify for this program,
    applicants must posses any
    one of the qualifications
    below:
    (a)A minimum C+ in KCSE.
    In addition,they must have
    passed in the subjects below
    with the grades indicated:
    (i)B in physical sciences or chemistry
    (ii)B in biology or biological sciences
    (iii)C+ in maths

    (b)A relevant diploma from a recognized institution
    with at least a credit pass

    (c)A diploma in a relevant discipline from a reputable
    institution with a pass plus at least two years working
    experience.

    Course duration
    - Four years
  • Bachelor of Science(Clothing, Textiles and Interior Design)  
    Admission requirements
    - One is required to
    have scored a minimum
    of C+ in KCSE.In addition,
    they must have passed in
    the subjects with the grades
    indicated below:
    (i)C+ in English/kiswahili
    (ii)C+ in maths
    (iii)C+ in chemistry or B- in physical sciences
    (iv)C+ in biology or B- in biological sciences.

    Holders of relevant of a diploma from a recognized
    institution may be admitted provided they have passed
    with credit.

    Mode of study
    - Part rime or full time

    Course duration
    - Four years
  • Bachelor of Science(Community Development)  
    Admission requirements
    - To qualify for this
    program,one must have
    scored a minimum of
    C+ in KCSE.Applicants
    must have passed in the
    subjects below:
    (a)C+ in chemistry or B- in
    physical sciences.
    (b)C+ in biology or B- in biological
    sciences
    (c)B- in any of the Humanity subjects.

    Admission will be considered for
    applicants holding a
    diploma in relevant disciplines with at least a credit
    pass.Admission will also be granted for diploma holders
    who have passed with a pass and have at least two years
    working experience.

    Course duration
    - Four years

    Mode of study
    - Part time and full time
  • Bachelor of Commerce(Commerce)  
    Entry requirements
    - Applicants are required to
    hold any one of the qualifications
    below:
    (a)A minimum of C+ in KCSE
    with at least the minimum
    cut-off points for the year

    (b)Applicants must have scored
    a minimum of C in maths.Those who
    have scored less than C must take
    and pass bridging course in maths.

    (c)Admission will be considered for
    applicants holding CPA II and diploma
    in relevant disciplines provided they
    have passed with credit or higher.

    Applicants may be allowed to transfer
    credits from a diploma course from
    a reputable institution up to a maximum
    of thirty percent of the required program.

    Course duration
    - Four years

    Mode of study
    -Part time and full time
  • Bachelor of Science(Applied Aquatic Science)  
    Entry requirements
    - One is required to hold
    any one of the qualifications
    below:
    (a)A minimum of C+ in KCSE.
    They must have passed in the
    subjects below with the grades
    indicated:
    (i)C+ in maths
    (ii)B- in chemistry or B in physical science
    (iii)B- in geography
    (iv)B- in biology or B in biological science

    Admission will be granted for diploma holders
    in relevant disciplines as long as they have
    passed with credit.

    Course duration
    - Four years
  • Bachelor of Science(Horticulture)  
    Entry requirements
    - One must have scored a minimum
    of C+ in KCSE.They must have passed
    in the subjects below:
    (a)B- in chemistry or B in physical
    sciences.
    (b)C+ in maths
    (c)B- in biology or B in biological sciences
    Applicants holding a diploma in a relevant
    discipline may be admitted provided they
    have passed with credit.Those holding a
    relevant diploma may qualify for credit
    transfer from their diploma programmes.

    Program duration
    - Four years
  • Bachelor of Science(Bsc)  
    Admission requirements
    - One must have scored a minimum
    of C+ in KCSE.They must have passed
    in the subjects below:
    (i)B- in biology or B in biological sciences
    (ii)B in physical science or B- in chemistry
    (iii)B- in geography or C+ in maths

    Admission may be granted for diploma holders
    in biological sciences or in a relevant discipline
    as long as they have passed with credit.

    Course duration
    - Four years
  • Bachelor of Agribusiness Management(Agribusiness Management)  
    Admission requirements
    (i)Applicants must have scored
    a minimum of C+ in KCSE.In addition,
    they must have scored B- in biological
    sciences or B in biology and B+ in maths

    (ii)Admission may be granted to students
    holding a diploma in relevant disciplines
    as long as they have passed with credit or distinction.

    An added advantage will be given to applicants who
    have scored C in Accounting,commerce or economics

    Course duration
    - Four years
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Security Sudies(Criminology and Security Studies)  
    Admission requirements
    - The following are eligible
    for admission:
    (i)Holders of a certificate in
    criminology or police science or training
    from reputable institutions who will have
    passed with at least credit.

    (ii)Diploma holders with at least a credit
    in a relevant discipline from a recognized
    institution.
    Those holding a relevant diploma may qualify
    for credit transfers.

    Course duration
    - Four years
  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics and History(Economics and History)  
    Entry requirements
    - Applicants must have scored
    a minimum of C+ in KCSE.They
    must have scored B- in maths
    or C+ in maths and B in any
    one of the subjects below:
    (i)History and government
    (ii)Accounting
    (iii)Business studies
    (iv)Commerce
    (v)Economics
    Applicants holding A-level certificates
    must have at least two principal passes.

    Course duration
    - Four years
  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Sociology(Economics and Sociology)  
    Minimum requirements
    - Students must have scored
    a minimum of C+ in KCSE.They
    must have scored B- in maths
    or C+ in maths and B in any
    one of the subjects below:
    (a)History and government
    (b)Accounting
    (c)Business studies
    (d)Commerce
    (e)Economics
    Applicants holding A-level certificates
    must have at least two principal passes.

    Program duration
    - Four years

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