Various accredited universities offer Courses in Education for prospective students who want to be teachers. The universities have course specific requirements for the various Arts and Sciences courses. They also offer various teaching subjects combinations. Here are the Education courses offered at Kisii Universty and links to their application portals:
KISII UNIVERSITY EDUCATION COURSES
The university offers a wide range of education courses in its Faculty of Education.
Bachelor of Education Course Requirements: Mean grade C+ (Plus) at KCSE and at least C+ in each of the two teaching subjects, 2 principal passes at A’Level and 1 subsidiary in relevant subjects, Diploma in Education (May be exempted in relevant units). P1 teachers must have scored C+ at KCSE to qualify.
ADMISSION OF STUDENTS
The admissions office is in the academic affairs department. The office is mandated to receive, process, and dispatch admission letters for eligible applicants. Kisii University offers various courses, at different levels ranging from certificates to PhD. Students interested in full-time, evening and weekend modes of study can apply for January, May and September intakes. Those interested in school based programs can apply for April, August and December intakes.
Application forms are obtained from the admissions office at the main campus or from our campuses across the country. They can also be downloaded from our website >>application forms . The duly filled forms should be accompanied with relevant certificates, a passport size photo and an original bank in pay slip for a non-refundable application fees. The application fees is kshs. 2,000.00 for Degree and enhancement programs, Kshs. 1,000.00 for Diplomas, Kshs.500.00 for certificates and bridging programs. The filled forms can be returned to: The Registrar Academic affairs, Kisii University P.o. Box 408-40200 Kisii. They can also be dropped at the admissions office at the main campus or at any of our campuses countrywide.
Application fee can be paid in the following Banks;
National Bank of Kenya
Fee Collection Account
A/C NO. 01230035009000
Co-operative bank of Kenya
Fee Collection Account
A/C NO. 01129297079400
Fee Collection Account
A/C NO. 1148599398
BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (SCIENCE)
This curriculum is for the Science Teacher Education program. This program was established at Kisii University in response to the continued need for qualified graduate Science Teachers in the Secondary Schools and tertiary institutions. This program is planned in line with the requirements of the current secondary school curriculum. The Bachelor of Education (science) degree. The program is practical oriented in nature, in keeping with practical and vacation of thrust of the current educational system.
The faculty of education and human resources offers professional courses for this program. Here are the subject combinations:
Candidates must satisfy the minimum entry requirements of the university
Candidates must have a mean grade of C+ and above (or equivalent) and at least a C+ in the subject of specialization OR A level with two principal passes in relevant subjects. In addition, they must also satisfy departmental requirements before registering for a course in the particular department
CLUSTER SUBJECT 2
MAT A / MAT B / BIO / PHY / CHE / BIO / GSC
CLUSTER SUBJECT 3
BIO / CHE / PHY / BIO / GSC / HAG / GEO / CRE / IRE / HRE
CLUSTER SUBJECT 4
KIS / BIO / PHY / CHE / BIO / GSC / HSC / ARD / AGR / WW / MW / BC / PM / ECT / DRD / AVT / CMP / FRE / GER / ARB / KSL / MUC / BST
NOTE: A subject may only be considered ONCE in this section
MINIMUM SUBJECT REQUIREMENTS
SUBJECT 1: ENG; C
SUBJECT 2: MAT A / MAT B; C
SUBJECT 3: BIO / PHY / CHE / PSC / BSC / BIO / GSC: C+
Bachelor of Education(Arts) Admission Requirements
Mean grade C+ (plus) at KCSE and at least C+ in each of the two teaching subjects chosen,
2 Principal passes at A’Leveland1 Subsidiary in relevant subjects,
Diploma in Education.
P1teachers must have scored a mean grade of C+ at KCSE with at least C+ in two teaching subjects chosen.
Bachelor of Education(Science) Admission Requirements
Mean grade of C+(Plus) at KCSE with at least C (Plain) in Mathematics and C+ in each of the two teaching subjects or 2 Principal passes and 1 Subsidiary pass at A’ Level in Mathematics,
Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Diploma in Education.
BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (ARTS)
Bachelor of Education Arts in a new four years degree program offered at Kisii University. The program is divided into various sub departments like, Educational Psychology and Counseling, Curriculum and Instructions, Educational Fountains, Administration and Planning, Literature, language and linguistics, Mathematics, economics, business studies and geography. Associate departments include: philosophy, religious studies and history
The program aims at training and producing qualified graduate teachers/educators in order to achieve the national goals and objectives of education and development.
The program is designed to provide adequate opportunities in both theory and practice of education. The program prepares students:
e) To conduct training and carry out research on education and their areas of specialization
MODE OF STUDY
Regular and school based programmes available
Requirement C+ aggregate grade in KCSE plus C+ in areas of specialization and minimum of C+ in either English or Kiswahili