Faculty of Arts PhD Programmes
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Self sponsored programmes
Department Of Geography and Environmental Studies
PhD Degree in:
  1. Agricultural Geography;
  2. Biodiversity & Natural Resources Management;
  3. Climatology;
  4. Economic Geography;
  5. Environmental Planning & Management;
  6. Geomorphology;
  7. Population Geography
  8. Transport Geography;
  9. Urban Geography;
  10. Water Resources Management
Department of History and Archaeology
PhD Degree in
  1. Archaeology;
  2. History (with specializations in History, Women in History, Islamic Civilization)
  3. Armed Conflict & Peace Studies
Department of Kiswahili
Degree in Kiswahili Studies
Department of Linguistics and Languages
PhD Degree in
  1. Linguistics;
  2. German Studies;
  3. Arabic Studies;
  4. Translation
  5. Interpretation
Department of Literature
PhD Degree in Literature
Department of Political Science and Public Administration
PhD Degree in
  1. Political Science & Public Administration;
  2. International Relations (with specializations in International Relations Theory & Practice, National Security & Foreign Policy Studies, Area Studies)
Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies
PhD Degree in
  1. Philosophy;
  2. Religious Studies;
  3. Human Rights
Department of Psychology
PhD in Psychology Degree with specializations in Education Psychology, Education Psychology (Measurement & Evaluation) Education Psychology (Special Needs Education) Community Psychology, Health Psychology, Consumer Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Social Psychology, Consumer Psychology, Health Psychology, Clinical Psychology and Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
Department of Sociology and Social Work
PhD Degree in Sociology (with specializations in Sociology, Advanced Disaster Management, Counseling, Criminology , Entrepreneurship Development, Labour Management Relations, Medical Sociology, Rural Sociology & Community Development)
Department of Library and Information Science
PhD in Library & Information Science
Admission requirements for PhD Programmes
Masters Degree in a relevant field from a recognized University is required
Dean’s Office, Faculty of Arts Tel: 318262 or 318305 Extensions 28146/ 28151/ 28218/ 28407/ 28219 E-mail: deanarts@uonbi.ac.ke