Mount Kenya University, MKU; Courses, Admissions, Requirements, Student Portal, Website, Fees and Applications

Mount Kenya University Approved Courses, Admissions, Requirements, Contacts, Fees, Online Application, Student Portal Log in and Website
Mount Kenya University Approved Courses, Admissions, Requirements, Contacts, Fees, Online Application, Student Portal Log in and Website
Universities are the highest learning institutions in Kenya and the World over. They offer training majorly in undegraduate and Post Graduate Studies. In Kenya, the Courses offered in the Universities must be accredited by the Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Services, KUCCPS. It is the same body that selects and places students to higher learning institutions; Universities, Colleges and Polytechnics. To qualify for University placement one must attain the minimum set Mean grade and particular course requirements. Each Course offered at particular university has its own cluster cut off points, though. Most university courses take a minimum of 4 years; while, some take even more. An academic year at the university takes two semesters of three months each. University students get fees loans from various organizations. Top on the list is the Higher Education Loans Board, HELB, that advances both loans and Bursaries. Universities run online platforms; portals and websites, where such services as admission application, online accommodation booking, E-learning, exams results downloads and many are provided to students, staff and the general public. On admissions, most universities have admissions in May and September for new students. Various learning modules are provided at the universities. These learning modules include: Full time, School Based, Distance Learning, Evening & Weekend classes and E-Learning.

 MOUNT KENYA UNIVERSITY, MKU, COURSES

With Campuses spread in Kenya and abroad, Mount Kenya is arguably one of the Largest Private Universities in Kenya. It has its main Campus at Thika; in the Central Region. List of Bachelors Programs on offer at MKU:
  1. Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery
  2. Bachelor of Laws
  3. Bachelor of Pharmacy
  4. Bachelor of Public Health
  5. Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science
  6. Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  7. Bachelor of Commerce
  8. Bachelor of Business and Information Technology
  9. Bachelor of Science in Clinical Medicine & Community Health
  10. Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
  11. Bachelor of Economics
  12. Bachelor of Economics and Finance
  13. Bachelor of Economics and Statistics
  14. Bachelor  of Arts in Community Development
  15. Bachelor of Arts in Justice and Security Studies
  16. Bachelor of Arts in Mass Media and Communication
  17. Bachelor of Arts in Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  18. Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration
  19. Bachelor of Arts in Security Studies and Criminology
  20. Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
  21. Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Development
  22. Bachelor of Arts in Arabic Language
  23. Bachelor of Business Information Communication and Technology
  24. Bachelor of Business Management
  25. Bachelor of Counseling Psychology
  26. Bachelor of Development Studies
  27. Bachelor of Education (Arts)
  28. Bachelor of Education (General)
  29. Bachelor of Education (Primary Option)
  30. Bachelor of Education (Science)
  31. Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Studies
  32. Bachelor of Education in Special Needs Education (Primary Option)
  33. Bachelor of Education in Special Needs Education (Secondary Option)
  34. Bachelor of Science in Animal Health and Production
  35. Bachelor of Science in Applied Biology
  36. Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
  37. Bachelor of Science in Dental Technology
  38. Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  39. Bachelor of Science in Energy and Environmental Technology
  40. Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health
  41. Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences
  42. Bachelor of Science in Health Informatics and Information Management
  43. Bachelor of Science in Health Records and Information Management
  44. Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management
  45. Bachelor of Science in Information Science
  46. Bachelor of Science in Laboratory Sciences
  47. Bachelor of Science in Medical Biochemistry
  48. Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science
  49. Bachelor of Science in Medical Engineering
  50. Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics
  51. Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Exploration and Production
  52. Bachelor of Science in Real Estate Management
  53. Bachelor of Science in Statistics
  54. Bachelor of Science in Travel and Tourism Management
  55. Bachelor of Social Work and Administration
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.

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BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (SCIENCE) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AS SET BY KUCCPS Cluster 22 – Education Science & Education Arts
  1. CLUSTER SUBJECT 1 ENG
  2. CLUSTER SUBJECT 2 MAT A / MAT B / BIO / PHY / CHE / BIO / GSC
  3. CLUSTER SUBJECT 3 BIO / CHE / PHY / BIO / GSC / HAG / GEO / CRE / IRE / HRE
  4. 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
  1. SUBJECT 1: ENG; C
  2. SUBJECT 2: MAT A / MAT B; C
  3. SUBJECT 3: BIO / PHY / CHE / PSC / BSC / BIO / GSC: C+
Bachelor of Education(Arts) Admission Requirements
  1. Mean grade C+ (plus) at KCSE and at least C+ in each of the two teaching subjects chosen,
  2. 2 Principal passes at A’Leveland1 Subsidiary in relevant subjects,
  3. Diploma in Education.
  4. 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
  1. 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,
  2. Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Diploma in Education.

Application Procedure

Mount Kenya University strives to admit those applicants who are best prepared to benefit from and contribute to MKU academic community. Admission specialists will review your application and supporting documentation carefully to assess your overall academic preparation. In evaluating your application, the University will consider the following factors:
  • Mean Grade scores achieved in High School
  • Grades earned in core subjects depending on the specific programmes in which you are interested
  • Additional information provided in support of your application.
Before you apply for admission at MKU, you are encouraged to carefully consider the various degree and diploma programmes available, meet with an adviser and when you decide MKU is the place you want to be. Admission to MKU is on a first come first serve basis so be sure to complete your application early. Whether you are interested in postgraduate, undergraduate or graduate studies, diploma or certificate programmes, you will find that MKU has a variety of programmes to chose from in fulfilling your educational and career goals. Duly filled application forms should be addressed to the Registrar- academic Administration. Application should be accompanied by copies of ID/Passport, relevant academic and professional certificates. Application fee is as follows:
  1. Ksh.1,000 (Certificates, Diplomas &Undergraduates programmes)
  2. Ksh.2,000 (Post-Graduate programmes) for East African applicants
  3. US Dollars 50 for all non-East African applicants.
Mode of Payment: Payment to be deposited in either of the following Bank Accounts Equity Bank, ACC. No-   0090292435067   SWIFT CODE EQBLKENA KCB Bank, Acc. No –  1121032222 Coop Bank, Acc. No – 01129279981300   SWIFT CODE    KCOOKENA GT Bank, ACC. No- 2014200002 Standard Chartered Bank, ACC. No- 0102049817400   SWIFT CODE SCBLKENX Family Bank, ACC. No- 005000019336 Money Order / Banker’s Cheque payable to Mount Kenya University. Please note Application for admission does not guarantee admission into the University for course applied for, this will be subject to fulfillment of all requirements and class size as approved by the University Senate.For further information, kindly enquire from the Registrar, Academic Administration the programmes being offered at our campuses and study centres: Office of Registrar Academic Administration Mount Kenya University PO Box 342 – 01000 Email: admissions@mku.ac.ke

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MOUNT KENYA UNIVERSITY KUCCPS APPROVED PROGRAMMES

S/N PROGRAMME CODE PROGRAMME NAME 2019 CUTOFF 2018 CUTOFF 2017 CUTOFF 2016 CUTOFF 2015 CUTOFF
1 1253101 BACHELOR OF ARTS 23.320 24.760 25.734 28.970
2 1253107 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (ACTUARIAL SCIENCE) 39.031 39.424 42.055 42.466
3 1253112 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (BIOCHEMISTRY) 24.886 29.568 37.409 41.972
4 1253115 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (COMPUTER SCIENCE) 38.579 39.311 40.713 43.519
5 1253120 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (BSC.) 23.825 23.984 23.162 30.840
6 1253123 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (MICROBIOLOGY) 28.078 28.177 29.633
7 1253128 BACHELOR OF DENTAL SURGERY 42.718 41.142 43.836 45.239
8 1253131 BACHELOR OF MEDICINE AND BACHELOR OF SURGERY (MBCHB) 43.710 42.648 44.571 45.024
9 1253132 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (NURSING) 40.228 38.804 42.019 43.621
10 1253134 BACHELOR OF LAWS (LL.B.) 38.650 38.799 34.337 42.789
11 1253135 BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (ARTS) 29.084 27.178 31.971 34.530
12 1253137 BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (SCIENCE) 34.564 32.477 35.420 36.870
13 1253144 BACHELOR OF ARTS (SOCIAL WORK) 24.754 24.902 27.343 23.000
14 1253150 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (INFORMATION SCIENCES) 29.263 30.865 31.105 36.011
15 1253151 BACHELOR OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT 26.538 29.065 31.520 37.530
16 1253157 BACHELOR OF TOURISM MANAGEMENT 25.469 28.915 29.097 35.499
17 1253161 BACHELOR OF ARTS (MUSIC) 25.808 29.087 26.248 23.000
18 1253164 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (APPLIED STATISTICS WITH COMPUTING) 34.054 34.159 34.763 41.347
19 1253166 BACHELOR OF ARTS (FRENCH) 24.175 24.537 24.536 23.000
20 1253169 BACHELOR OF ARTS (GERMAN) 26.302 29.180 33.200 23.000
21 1253171 BACHELOR OF ARTS (COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT) 24.185 25.259 27.536 29.630
22 1253182 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (COMMUNICATION AND JOURNALISM) 30.884 29.588 34.400 39.119
23 1253187 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (AGRI BUSINESS MANAGEMENT) 26.063 29.183 30.307 38.410
24 1253188 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH) 29.928 31.409 33.366 40.147
25 1253189 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT) 29.301 29.384 34.312 38.470
26 1253194 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE) 35.840 36.585 40.653 41.730
27 1253201 BACHELOR OF ARTS (WITH EDUCATION) 27.199 24.779 24.073 23.000
28 1253215 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT) 27.076 30.321 28.912 33.252
29 1253222 BACHELOR OF HOTELS AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT 25.997 28.090 29.975 37.299
30 1253229 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 25.479 27.317 25.693 30.884
31 1253234 BACHELOR OF TRAVEL AND TOURS OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT 26.338 25.634 27.655 34.728
32 1253237 BACHELOR OF ARTS (PSYCHOLOGY) 24.554 24.947 28.421 30.612
33 1253260 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN COMMUNITY HEALTH EDUCATION 26.541 30.607 21.133
34 1253292 BACHELOR OF ARTS (GEOGRAPHY) 26.306 24.049
35 1253293 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (ANIMAL SCIENCE & MANAGEMENT) 25.982 27.578 26.839 36.126
36 1253299 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (ENTREPRENEURSHIP STUDIES) 24.991 25.680 27.519 34.106
37 1253324 BACHELOR OF ARTS (KISWAHILI) 28.619 28.156 25.569 34.390
38 1253326 BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (GUIDANCE AND COUNSELLING) 24.749 25.620 25.894 29.292
39 1253327 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (PROJECT PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT) 26.690 29.773 32.091 38.635
40 1253331 BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION) 23.852 24.098 23.273 28.380
41 1253334 BACHELOR OF FINANCIAL ECONOMICS 28.537
42 1253337 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (COUNSELLING PSYCHOLOGY) 24.291 24.309 25.867 28.374
43 1253415 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION EDUCATION) 25.080 30.207 31.640 37.466
44 1253418 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE WITH EDUCATION 28.884 29.625 26.266 26.843
45 1253428 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (INFORMATICS) 28.381 31.931 32.866 39.113
46 1253435 BACHELOR OF SPORTS MANAGEMENT 25.310 38.479 23.904 23.000
47 1253450 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (COMMUNICATION AND PUBLIC RELATIONS) 27.426 27.337 30.190 37.750
48 1253490 BACHELOR OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (CIVIL AVIATION MANAGEMENT) 33.623 34.057 35.568 38.959
49 1253492 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (MEDIA SCIENCE) 28.716 27.848 29.138 35.379
50 1253493 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT) 24.739 24.662 24.268 30.253
51 1253494 BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (ARTS – BUSINESS STUDIES) 28.382 24.983 24.823 29.340
52 1253495 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (MEDICAL PSYCHOLOGY) 30.571 27.794 32.655 39.539
53 1253496 BACHELOR OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (MARINE BUSINESS MANAGEMENT) 27.571 25.567 24.388 35.822
54 1253561 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (PHYSICAL THERAPY) 33.655 31.749 34.765 42.073
55 1253594 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY) 25.413 28.468 28.661 36.078
56 1253598 BACHELOR OF ARTS (PENOLOGY, CORRECTION AND ADMINISTRATION) 27.942 25.449 26.648 23.000
57 1253599 BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING (CHEMICAL AND PROCESS ENGINEERING) 38.589 37.927 41.490 40.771
58 1253600 BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING (INDUSTRIAL AND TEXTILE ENGINEERING) 29.907 30.290 31.195 37.603
59 1253616 BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING (CIVIL AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING) 41.822 41.276 42.474 43.938
60 1253617 BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING (ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING) 41.426 40.588 42.354 43.752
61 1253621 BACHELOR OF ARTS (LINGUISTICS, MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION) 24.483 24.964 24.504 33.210
62 1253646 BACHELOR OF ARTS (ECONOMICS) 28.176 26.837 31.495 39.610
63 1253656 BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (SPECIAL NEEDS EDUCATION – SECONDARY OPTION) 24.776 26.566 28.029 34.940
64 1253697 BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING (ELECTRICAL AND TELECOMMUNICATION ENGINEERING) 40.442 40.259 40.881 44.159
65 1253718 BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING (MECHANICAL AND PRODUCTION ENGINEERING) 38.901 38.592 38.627 43.162

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