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School of Business

  1. Bachelor of Commerce (BCom).  (Offered at Nairobi, Mombasa & Kisumu Campuses)
  2. Master of Business Administration (Offered at Nairobi, Mombasa & Kisumu Campuses)
  3. BSc in Accounting (New Programme).
  4. BSc in Finance (New Programme)
  5. M.Sc. in finance: (Offered at Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu Campuses)
  6. M.Sc. in Human Resource Management (Nairobi Campus only)
  7. M.Sc. in Entrepreneurship and Innovations Management (Nairobi Campus only)
  8. M.Sc. in Marketing (Nairobi Campus only)
  9. Master of Science in Operations and Technology Management
  10. PhD in Business Administration


Faculty of Arts

A:     Bachelors of Arts (BA) degree in various specializations includong

B:     Masters of Arts Degrees in various fields

  1. MA in Agricultural Geography;
  2. MA in Biodiversity & Natural Resources Management;
  3. MA in Climatology;
  4. MA in Economic Geography;
  5. MA in Environmental Planning & Management;
  6. MA in Geomorphology;
  7. MA in Population Geography
  8. MA in Transport Geography;
  9. MA in Urban Geography;
  10. MA in Water Resources Management
  11. MA in Archaeology;
  12. MA in History
  13. MA in Armed Conflict & Peace Studies
  14. MA in Kiswahili Studies
  15. MA in Linguistics;
  16. MA in German Studies;
  17. MA in Arabic Studies;
  18. MA in Translation
  19. MA in Interpretation
  20. MA in Literature;
  21. MA in Theatre & Film Studies
  22. MA in Political Science & Public Administration;
  23. MA in Research and Public Policy
  24. MA in International Relations
  25. MA in Philosophy;
  26. MA in Religious Studies;
  27. MA in Human Rights
  28. MA in Psychology
  29. MA in Sociology
  30. MA in Library & Information Science


C:      Post Graduate Diplomas in various fields

  1. PGD in Women in History
  2. PGD in Islamic Studies
  3. PGD in Armed Conflict & Peace Studies
  4. PGD in in Kiswahili Studies
  5. PGD in Political Science & Public Administration
  6. PGD in International Relations
  7. PGD in Counseling Psychology
  8. PGD in Sociology


D:     Doctor of Philosophy degrees in various fields

  1. PhD in Agricultural Geography
  2. PhD in Biodiversity & Natural Resources Management
  3. PhD in Climatology
  4. PhD in Economic Geography
  5. PhD in Environmental Planning & Management
  6. PhD in Geomorphology
  7. PhD in Population Geography
  8. PhD in Transport Geography
  9. PhD in Urban Geography
  10. PhD in Water Resources Management
  11. PhD in Archaeology
  12. PhD in History
  13. PhD in Armed Conflict & Peace Studies
  14. PhD in Kiswahili Studies
  15. PhD in Linguistics
  16. PhD in German Studies
  17. PhD in Arabic Studies
  18. PhD in Translation
  19. PhD in Interpretation
  20. PhD in Literature
  21. PhD in Theatre & Film Studies
  22. PhD in Political Science & Public Administration
  23. PhD in Research and Public Policy
  24. PhD in International Relations
  25. PhD in Philosophy
  26. PhD in Religious Studies
  27. PhD in Human Rights
  28. PhD in Psychology
  29. PhD in Sociology
  30. PhD in Library & Information Science

E:    Diploma Programmes in Faculty of Arts

  1. Diploma in Natural Resource Management
  2. Diploma in Armed Conflict
  3. Diploma in Cultural Resource Management;
  4. Diploma in Cultural Tourism
  5. Diploma in Criminology and Social Order
  6. Diploma in Social Work and Social Development
  7. Diploma in Theatre and Film Studies
  8. Diploma in Chinese Language and Culture
  9. Diploma in Korean Language and Culture
  10. Diploma in Library and Information Science
  11. Diploma in Counseling
  12. Diploma in Philosophy
  13. Diploma in Religious Studies

F:    Certificate Programmes in Faculty of Arts

  1. Certificate in Natural Resource Management
  2. Certificate in Theatre and Film Studies
  3. Certificate in Russian Literature, Language and Culture
  4. Certificate in Japanese Literature, Language and Culture
  5. Certificate in Chinese Language and Culture
  6. Certificate in Korean Language and Culture
  7. Certificate in French
  8. Certificate in Philosophy
  9. Certificate in Religious Studies


School of Law

  1. Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
  2. Master of Law (LLM)
  3. Doctorate in Law (LLD and PhD)

School of Economics

  1. Bachelor of Economics
  2. Bachelor of Economics & Statistics
  3. M.A. in Economics
  4. M.A. in Economic Policy Management
  5. M.A. in Economics of Multilateral Trading Systems
  6. M.Sc. in Health Economics and Policy (Offered at Nairobi and Kisumu Campuses)
  7. Doctor of Philosophy in Economics

School of Journalism

  1. B.A. in Broadcast Production (Radio Production, Television Production, Film Production)
  2. B.A. in Journalism and Media Studies (Print Journalism, Broadcast Journalism, Public Relations, Development Communication)
  3. M. A. in Communication Studies ( Journalism;Public Relations and Development Communication)
  4. PhD in Communication and Information Studies


Institute of Anthropology, Gender and African Studies

  1. Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology
  2. Bachelor of Arts in Gender and Development Studies
  3. Master of Arts in Anthropology
  4. Master of Arts in Gender and Development Studies
  5. Doctor of Philosophy in Anthropology


Institute of Diplomacy and International Studies



Population Studies and Research Institute

  1. M.A. in Population Studies
  2. M.Sc. in Population Studies
  3. M.A. In Monitoring and Evaluation
  4. PhD in Population Studies

School of Education

  1. Bachelor of Education (ARTS) – (Fulltime, School Based, Evening)
  2. Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) –(Full Time, School Based, Evening)
  3. Bachelor of Education (ICT) – (Full Time Only)
  4. Bachelor of Education (Science)
  5. Postgraduate Diploma in Training of Trainers
  6. Master of Education in Educational Administration and Planning (School Based/Weekend)
  7. Master of Education in Educational Foundations (School Based)
  8. Master of Education in Early Childhood Education (School Based)
  9. Master of Education in Physical Education and Sport
  10. Master of Education in Pedagogy of Physical Education
  11. Master of Education in Measurement and Evaluation (School Based)
  12. Master of Education in Higher Education
  13. Master of Education in Business Education, English Education, Religious Education and Physics Education
  14. Master of Education (Special Needs) –Evening
  15. Doctor of Philosophy
  16. Doctor of Education (Ed.D) (School based/Weekend)
  17. Diploma in Early Childhood Education (School Based)
  18. Certificate in Early Childhood Education

School of Continuing and Distance Education

  1. Bachelor of Project Planning and Management
  2. Bachelor of Education (Arts) (By distance learning -holiday based tuition and residential session)
  3. Bachelor of Adult Education and Community Development
  4. Diploma in Business Management
  5. Diploma in Human Resource Management
  6. Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies Management
  7. Diploma in Public Relations
  8. Diploma in Guidance and Counseling
  9. Diploma in Project Planning and Management
  10. Diploma in Sales and Marketing
  11. Diploma in Youth in Development Work
  12. Diploma in Adult Education and Community Development
  13. Certificate in Public Relations
  14. Certificate in Purchasing and Supplies Management
  15. Certificate in Personnel Management
  16. Certificate in Guidance and Counseling
  17. Certificate in Human Resource Management
  18. Certificate in Project Planning and Management
  19. Certificate in Adult Education and Community Development
  20. Certificate in Youth in Development Work
  21. Master of Arts in Peace Education - (By Distance Learning)
  22. Master of Arts in Project Planning and Management
  23. Postgraduate Diploma in Education – (By Distance Learning)
  24. Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management
  25. Postgraduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management
  26. Postgraduate Diploma in Adult Education and Community Development
  27. PhD in Distance Education
  28. PhD In Project Planning and Management

Faculty of Agriculture

  1. B.Sc. Agriculture
  2. B.Sc. Food Science and Technology
  3. B.Sc. Food Nutrition and Dietetics
  4. B.Sc. Horticulture
  5. B.Sc. Agricultural Education and Extension
  6. B.Sc. Agribusiness Management
  7. B.Sc. Management of Agro-Ecosystems and Environment
  8. B.Sc. Range Management
  9. Diploma In Phytosanitary Measures (Full Time)
  10. Diploma In Seed Technology And Business Management (Full Time)
  11. Diploma in Crop Protection  (Full Time)
  12. Certificate in seed technology and business management (full time)
  13. Certificate in phytosanitary measures - (full time)
  14. Certificate in Agricultural Information and Communication Management
  15. M.Sc. in Crop Protection (Full time or Distance Learning) Learning
  16. M.Sc. in Horticulture (Full time or Distance Learning)
  17. M.Sc. in Agronomy (Full time or Distance Learning)
  18. M.Sc. in Agricultural Resource Management (Full time or Distance Learning)
  19. M.Sc. in Plant Pathology (Full time)
  20. M.Sc. in Plant Breeding and Biotechnology (Full time)
  21. M.Sc. in Seed Technology and Business Management (Full time)
  22. M.Sc. in Food Safety and Quality
  23. M.Sc. in Applied Human Nutrition
  24. M.Sc. in Food Science & Technology
  25. M.Sc. in Agro-forestry
  26. M.Sc. in Land and Water Management.
  27. M.Sc. in Management of Agro-ecosystems & Environment
  28. M.Sc. in Range Management
  29. M.Sc. in Soil Science.
  30. M.Sc. in Sustainable Soil Resource Management
  31. M.Sc. in Agricultural and Applied Economics
  32. M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics
  33. M.Sc, in Agricultural Information Communication and Management (AICM)
  34. Postgraduate Diploma in Agricultural Information and Communication Management
  35. Postgraduate Diploma in Food Safety and Quality
  36. PhD in Agro-forestry
  37. PhD in Land and Water Management.
  38. PhD in Management of Agro-ecosystems & Environment
  39. PhD in Range Management
  40. PhD in Soil Science.
  41. PhD in Sustainable Soil Resource Management
  42. PhD in Agribusiness Management
  43. PhD in Food Nutrition and Dietetics
  44. PhD in Food Science and Technology
  45. PhD in Crop Protection
  46. PhD in Horticulture
  47. PhD in Agronomy
  48. PhD in Agricultural Resource Management
  49. PhD in Genetics and Plant Breeding
  50. PhD in Seed Technology and Business Management
  51. PhD Dryland Resource Management
  52. PhD in Agricultural Economics
  53. PhD in Agricultural and applied Economics
  54. PhD in Agricultural Information Communication and Management
  55. PhD in Agricultural Education and Extension

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

  1. Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine
  2. BSc in Wildlife Management and Related Options
  3. BSc in Leather Science & Technology
  4. BSc in Fisheries and Aquaculture Management
  5. Master of Veterinary Surgery
  6. Master of Veterinary Medicine
  7. Master of Veterinary Theriogenology
  8. Master of Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics
  9. Master of Veterinary Public Health
  10. M.Sc. in Applied Microbiology
  11. M.Sc. in Fish Science
  12. M.Sc. in Reproductive Biology
  13. M.Sc. in Leather Technology
  14. M.Sc. in Poultry Science
  15. M.Sc. in Pharmacology and Toxicology
  16. M.Sc. in Clinical Pathology and Diagnosis
  17. M.Sc. in Animal Genetics and Breeding
  18. M.Sc. in Applied Veterinary Parasitology
  19. M.Sc. in Animal Nutrition and Feed Science
  20. M.Sc. in Wildlife Health Management
  21. M.Sc. in Livestock Production Systems
  22. M.Sc. in Veterinary Pathology, Microbiology and Parasitology
  23. M.Sc. in Veterinary Pathology and Diagnostics
  24. M.Sc. in Comparative Mammalian Physiology
  25. M.Sc. in Natural Products and Bioprospecting
  26. M.Sc. in Veterinary Anatomy and Cell Biology
  27. Diploma in Animal Health and Production
  28. Diploma in Leather Technology
  29. Diploma in Veterinary Public Health and Meat Technology

Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies

  1. Master of Science in Environmental Governance
  2. PhD in Environmental Governance and Management

School of Physical Science

  1. Bsc. in Geology
  2. Bsc. in Environmental Geosciences
  3. Bsc. in Petroleum Geoscience
  4. Bsc. in Meteorology
  5. BSc in Atmospheric Science
  6. Bsc. Physics
  7. Bsc. Chemistry;
  8. Bsc. Industrial Chemistry;
  9. Bsc. Analytical Chemistry;
  10. Bsc Environmental Chemistry
  11. Bachelor of Science (I20)
  12. Bsc. in Microprocessor Technology & Instrumentation
  13. Bsc. in Astronomy and Astrophysics
  14. M.Sc. in Geology
  15. Msc. Petroleum Geoscience
  16. M.Sc. in Chemistry
  17. M.Sc. in Environmental Chemistry
  18. M.Sc. in Analytical Chemistry
  19. M.Sc. in Industrial Chemistry
  20. M.Sc. in Meteorology
  21. Msc. in Agrometeorology
  22. M.Sc. in Aviation Meteorology
  23. M.Sc. in Climate Change
  24. M.Sc. in Physics
  25. Postgraduate diploma in Astronomy & Astrophysics
  26. Postgraduate Diploma in Operational Hydrology
  27. Postgraduate Diploma in Natural and Environmental Disaster Management
  28. Postgraduate Diploma in Meteorology
  29. Postgraduate Diploma in Aviation Meteorology
  30. PhD in chemistry
  31. PhD in Meteorology
  32. PhD in Physics
  33. PhD in Geology
  34. PhD in Meteorology
  35. PhD in Agrometeorology


School of Mathematics

  1. Bsc. Statistics
  2. Bsc. Mathematics
  3. Bsc. Actuarial Science
  4. Bsc. Mathematics and Computing
  5. Master of Science in Actuarial Science
  6. Master of Science in Biometry
  7. Master of Science in Pure Mathematics
  8. Master of Science in Statistics
  9. Master of Science in Social Statistics
  10. Master of Science in Applied Mathematics
  11. Postgraduate Diploma in Actuarial Science
  12. PhD in Mathematics

School of Biological Sciences

  1. Bsc. in Biology
  2. Bsc. in Environmental Conservation & Natural Resource Management,
  3. Bsc. in Microbiology and Biotechnology
  4. BEd in  Biology (MAJOR)
  5. Bsc. Open and Distance Learning
  6. M.Sc. in Applied Parasitology
  7. M.Sc. in Agricultural Entomology
  8. M.Sc. in Biology of Conservation
  9. M.Sc. in Cellular Biology/Physiology
  10. M.Sc. in Genetics
  11. M.Sc. in Medical & Veterinary Entomology
  12. M.Sc. in Hydrobiology
  13. M.Sc. in Plant Ecology
  14. M.Sc. in Plant Taxonomy & Economic Botany
  15. M.Sc. in Microbiology
  16. M.Sc. in Mycology
  17. M.Sc. in Plant Physiology & Biochemistry
  18. M.Sc. in Marine Biodiversity Conservation and Fisheries management
  19. PhD in Applied Parasitology
  20. PhD in Aquatic plant Ecology
  21. PhD in Biology of Conservation
  22. PhD in Entomology
  23. PhD in Genetics
  24. PhD in Microbiology
  25. PhD in Mycology
  26. PhD in Plant Ecology
  27. PhD in Taxonomy & Economic Botany
  28. PhD in Terrestrial Plant Ecology
  29. PhD in Plant Physiology & Biochemistry
  30. PhD in Applied Physiology & Cellular Biology
  31. PhD in Hydrobiology (Options: Marine & Freshwater Biology; Fisheries management; Aquaculture)

Centre for Biotechnology and Bioinformatics (CEBIB)

  1. Master of Science in Biotechnology/Bioinformatics
  2. PhD in Biotechnology/Bioinformatics


School of Computing and Informatics

  1. Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  2. MSc Applied Computing
  3. MSc Computational Intelligence
  4. MSc Information Technology Management
  5. MSc Distributed Computing Technology


Institute for climate change and adaptation

  1. Master of Climate Change and Adaptation (MCCA)
  2. PhD in Climate Change and Adaptation


School of Medicine

  1. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery ( MbChB)
  2. BSC in Biochemistry
  3. BSC in Medical Laboratory Science and Technology
  4. Postgraduate Diploma in Psychiatric Social Work
  5. Postgraduate Diploma in Psychotrauma Management
  6. Postgraduate Diploma in Psychoactive Substance Abuse
  7. Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Audiology and Public Health Otology
  8. Postgraduate Diploma in Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI)
  9. M Med Internal Medicine;
  10. M Med Paediatrics and Child Health;
  11. M Med. Psychiatry;
  12. M Med. Ophthalmology;
  13. M Med. in Human Pathology;
  14. M Med. Diagnostic Imaging & Radiation Medicine
  15. M Med. General Surgery;
  16. M Med. Ear, Nose & Throat;
  17. M Med. Neurosurgery;
  18. M Med. in Obstetrics and Gynaecology;
  19. M Med. Orthopaedic Surgery,
  20. M Med. Urology
  21. M Med in Anesthesiology
  22. M Med Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
  23. M Med Paediatric Surgery
  24. M. Med in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
  25. MSc in Biochemistry
  26. MSc in Medical Physiology
  27. MSc in Clinical Cytology
  28. MSc in Clinical Psychology
  29. MSc in Medical Microbiology
  30. MSc in Human Anatomy
  31. MSc in Clinical Chemistry
  32. Doctor of Medicine in Medicine in various specializations
  33. Doctor of Philosophy in various in various specializations
  34. Diploma in Clinical Audiology and Public Health Otology
  35. Diploma in Medical Diagnostics Ultrasound
  36. Certificate Course in Hearing Healthcarering Healthcare


School of Dental Sciences

  1. Bachelor of Dental Surgery
  2. Master of Dental Surgery in Paediatric Dentistry
  3. Master of Dental Surgery in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  4. Master of Dental Surgery in Periodontology
  5. Master of Dental Surgery in Prosthodontics.


School of Pharmacy

  1. Bachelor of pharmacy
  2. Postgraduate diploma in pharmaceutical Analysis
  3. MSc. in Pharmacognosy & Complementary Medicine
  4. MSc. in Molecular Pharmacology (MSC. MOL. Pharmacol)
  5. M. Pharm. in Pharmacoepidemiology & Pharmacovigilance [M.PHARM. (EPIVIGIL]
  6. M. Pharm. in Clinical Pharmacy
  7. M. Pharm. in Industrial Pharmacy
  8. M. Pharm in Pharmaceutical Analysis
  9. PhD in Basic Pharmacology
  10. PhD in Applied Pharmacology
  11. PhD in Clinical Pharmacy
  12. PhD in Pharmacognosy & Complementary Medicine
  13. PhD in Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  14. PhD in Pharmaceutics
  15. PhD in Molecular Pharmacology
  16. PhD in Industrial Pharmacy
  17. PhD in Pharmacoepidemiology & Pharmacovigilance


School of Nursing Sciences

  1. Bachelor Of Science in Nursing
  2. (Upgrading ) Diploma Nurses To B.Sc. in Nursing
  3. MSc. in NURSING
  4. PhD. in NURSING


School of Public Health

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Substance Abuse; Psychiatric Social Work
  2. Master of Science in Health Systems Management
  3. Master of Public Health
  4. Master of Global Health Diplomacy
  5. PhD in Public Health


Institute of tropical and infectious diseases (UNITID)

  1. Postgraduate Diploma Biomedical Research Methodology
  2. MSc in Tropical and Infectious Diseases
  3. MSc in Medical Statistics


East Africa Kidney Institute

  1. Fellowship in Clinical Nephrology
  2. Diploma in Renal Nursing


School of Engineering

  1. BSc. Environmental and Biosystems Engineering
  2. BSc. Civil Engineering;
  3. BSc. Electrical and Electronic Engineering;
  4. BSc. Mechanical Engineering;
  5. BSc Petroleum Engineering
  6. BSc. Geospatial Engineering
  7. Post-graduate Diploma Programmes
  8. Post-graduate Diploma in Energy Management
  9. MSc. in Environmental and Biosystem Engineering (Specializations:  Power & Machinery; Engineering; Irrigation and Water Resource Engineering; Process & Food Engineering; Environmental Engineering)
  10. MSc . in Transportation Engineering;
  11. MSc. Structural Engineering;
  12. MSc. Water Resource Engineering;
  13. MSc. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  14. MSc. in Mechanical Engineering  (specializations: Industrial Engineering; Advanced Thermal Fluids Engineering, Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering)
  15. MSc. Energy Management (Evening)
  16.  MSc. Geographic Information Systems
  17. PhD in Environmental and Biosystem Engineering
  18. PhD in Civil Engineering
  19. PhD in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  20. PhD. in Mechanical Engineering
  21. PhD. Geographic Information System (GIS) (Part time);


School of the Built Environment

  1. Bachelor of Arts in Planning
  2. Bachelor of Real Estate
  3. Bachelor of Architectural Studies/Architecture
  4. Bachelor of Quantity Surveying
  5. Bachelor of Construction Management
  6. Postgraduate Diploma in Housing Administration
  7. Master of Architecture (M.Arch)
  8. Master of Urban Management (MUM)
  9. Doctor of Philosophy in Architecture
  10. Doctor of Philosophy in Urban Management
  11. Diploma in Estate Agency and Property Management


School of the arts and design

  1. Bachelor of Arts Design
  2. Bachelor of Interior Design
  3. MA. in Design
  4. PhD in Design


Institute of nuclear science & technology

  1. MSc. in Nuclear Science
  2. PhD in Nuclear Science