Mount Kenya University January 2018 Intake

By | November 10, 2017

Mount Kenya University January 2018 Intake

Mount Kenya University January 2018 Intake is ongoing. Applicants are to apply after making sure that they meet the admission requirements and qualify for application.


Mount Kenya University Directorate of Open, Distance and Electronic Learning (ODEL) offers Certificate, Diploma,
Bachelors, Masters and PhD programmes through two modes: Digital (Virtual) learning and Distance and
Institution-based Learning (DIBL).

  1. The Digital Learning is a web based mode of learning that offers opportunities to online students who have no opportunities for a face to face interaction. The instructor student interaction is online through the Digital Learning Management System.
  2. The DIBL is a blended mode of study where one-third of the learning is delivered through face-to-face (14 hours) while two-thirds (28 hours) is done through web-based learning.
    • Face-to-face learning takes place during school holidays ( December, April, and August) while the web-based learning is done through Virtual Learning Management System (VLMS).
    • The learning materials for web-based learning are developed by qualified module developers.



  1. Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology
  2. Master of Arts in Development Studies
  3. Master of Arts in International Relations and Diplomacy
  4. Master of Arts in Law Enforcement and Justice Administration
  5. Master of Arts in Monitoring and Evaluation
  6. Master of Arts in Governance and Ethics
  7. Master of Arts in Security Studies and Criminology
  8. Bachelor of Arts in Security Studies and Criminology
  9. Bachelor of Arts in Mass Media and Communication
  10. Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration and Governance
  11. Bachelor of Arts in Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  12. Bachelor of Counseling Psychology
  13. Bachelor of Development Studies
  14. Diploma in Community Development and Social Work
  15. Diploma in Security Studies and Criminology
  16. Diploma in Public Relations and Diplomacy
  17. Certificate in Security Studies and Criminology


  1. Master of Arts in Public Administration and Management
  2. Master of Business Administration
  3. Master of Science in Procurement and Supplies Management
  4. Master of science in project planning and Management
  5. Post Graduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management
  6. Bachelor of Business Management
  7. Bachelor of Commerce
  8. Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration
  9. Bachelor of Office Management and Administration
  10. Diploma in Banking and Finance
  11. Diploma in Business Management
  12. Diploma in Project Management
  13. Diploma in Human Resource Management
  14. Diploma in Procurement and Supplies Management
  15. Diploma in Marketing Management
  16. Certificate in Banking and Finance
  17. Certificate in Business Management
  18. Certificate in Human Resource Management
  19. Certificate in procurement and supplies management


  1. Bachelor of Business Information Technology
  2. Bachelor of Science in Information Science
  3. Bachelor of Science in Information Technology


  1. Master of Education
  2. Post Graduate Diploma in Education
  3. Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Studies
  4. Bachelor of Education (Arts)


  1. Bachelor of Science in Health Records and Information Management


  1. Master of Science in Nursing
  2. Bachelor of Science in Nursing


  1. Master of Public Health
  2. Master of Science in Community Health
  3. Master of Public Health-Nutrition
  4. Master of Science in Health Education, Promotion and Development
  5. Master of Public Health in Reproductive Health
  6. Master of Science in Health System Management
  7. Bachelor of Science in Health System Management


  1. Employees wishing to upgrade their skills as they continue with their uninterrupted schedules.
  2. International Students willing to pursue their career with Mount Kenya University on Digital Learning Mode.
  3. School leavers wishing to pursue university education through cost effective mode of delivery

Apply to the Registrar, Academic Administration, enclosing copies of relevant academic/professional
certificates and Ksh. 1,000, or USD 50 for foreign students, (Undergraduates, Diploma and Certificates) and
Ksh. 2,000 or USD 100 for foreign students, (Postgraduate Programmes) application fee deposited in any of
the following accounts.

Account Name: Mount Kenya University

  1. Equity Bank – 0090292435067
  2. GT Bank – 2014200002
  3. Standard Chartered Bank – 0102049817400
  4. Family Bank – 005000019336
  5. Kenya Commercial Bank – 1121032222
  6. Dollar account (KCB) -1173740309 (swift No. KCBLKENX)
  7. National Bank of Kenya – 01047093018900
  8. NIC Bank – 21200008796
  1. Fees: Flexible fees payment in instalments-40% on registration.
  2. Examinations: All students sit for exams in Local and Regional MKU Campuses and Centres. International students sit for the exams in the approved selected Kenyan Embassies of their host Country.
  3. Student support: All digital learning students inluding international students get both academic, administration and technical support from the university academic staff, online tutors, e-coordinators and the technical team at MKU Campuses, Centres and Thika main campus in Thika.
  4. Duration: Master Programmes: 4 semesters; Bachelor Programmes: 8 semesters, Diploma: 2 academic years and certificate:1½ academic years – download the 2017/2018 university prospectus HERE to confirm the course entry requirements and fees payable .For more information and application form, visit or apply online at

Mount Kenya University
Directorate of Open Distance and Electronic Learning ,
MAIN CAMPUS P.O. Box 342 – 01000 THIKA. Tel: +254 67 2820 000 Cell: 0702041042
Cell: 0720 790796 Email: [email protected]
Nyeri office: +254723356247, Garissa: +254724299449, Kisumu: 0724204193,
Malindi 0721123695, Uganda: +256758666190, Burundi: [email protected]
Hargeisa, Somaliland: [email protected]