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Mount Kenya University


About this center

Mount Kenya University (MKU) is a fully-fledged chartered university committed to a broad-based, wholistic, and inclusive system of education. Ever since its inception, the overall goal of the institution has been to promote human resource development for society's progressive good. Over the years, the university has adopted several international best practices in its core functions, which has enabled its students and faculty to prosper and win numerous awards, thus stamping its authority as a centre of excellence. Students who choose to study at Mount Kenya University get access to a wide range of academic and professional courses taught through flexible modes that include virtual learning, evening classes, weekend classes, and school based learning. 

With nineteen campuses across Kenya, the university is transforming the country into an educational hub, widening access to higher education for the larger East Africa community through a well-structured network of learning centres. To enable students to realise their lifetime agenda, the institution invests heavily in facilities and staff, ensuring that all campuses are well-equipped and provide a comfortable and conducive learning environment. To keep up with contemporary student needs, the school has also blended the use of e-learning with traditional learning and teaching values to give all individuals a flexible, dynamic, and convenient learning experience. 

We offer: 

  • Nineteen well-equipped campuses across Kenya 
  • Award winning library at our Thika Campus 
  • Flexible modes of learning including e-learning, evening classes, weekend classes, and school-based learning. 
  • Scholarship and funding opportunities 
  • Well-equipped, state of the art research centre for students and lecturers. 

Whatever course you choose to study, we ensure all of our students enjoy a rich, highly interactive, and personalised learning environment, which is essential in the realisation of one's potential and preparation for the future. 

Details

University
Founded in 2008
50000 Students
4000 Graduations each year
1000 Teachers
500 Computers
26 Courses

Center Locations

Location NameAddress 1Address 2Post CodeCityProvinceCountry
Mount Kenya UniversityGeneral Kago Road 342 Thika01000ThikaKiambuKenya

Courses List

This is a master’s program that targets accountants and people with accounting background who intend to deepen their knowledge in that field. The program is structured to equip the learner with advanced level in accounting as well as equipping the learners with managerial skills.This program helps the learner to master their chosen field of specialization and equips them with managerial skills positioning them for senior roles in an organization

  • Master/MBA
  • On Campus
  • Kiambu
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Start Date: Flexible start
  • Price on application

This 18 month certificate programme is designed to build students' contemporary skills in food production and kitchen management through intensive classroom learning and practical, hands-on training. Over the course of one and a half years, students will become equipped with all the fundamental skills required to work in some of Kenya's (and the world's) finest dining establishments. The ever-expanding food service industry is inherently multidisciplinary, which opens up a myriad of exciting opportunities for graduates in this field. If you don't want to be limited to a desk job, are passionate and creative when it comes to food, and are looking for a career that is extremely we...

  • Certificate
  • On Campus
  • Kiambu
  • Duration: 18 months
  • Start Date: Flexible start
  • KSh 24,550
  • Per trimester

This two-year Master of Arts in History offers a broad, yet focused, programme of graduate training in historical research and writing, and can either be taken on-campus or online. Led by passionate and experienced lecturers, this course is excellent preparation for learners who are looking for a career with the government or teaching history at the college level, as well as those who want to pursue doctoral studies in a relevant field or any jobs in the public/private sector that requires advanced research, analytical, and writing skills. As a student of history, you will become a fearless explorer of the past and have the opportunity to investigate past politics, societies, cu...

  • Master/MBA
  • Online and On Campus
  • Kiambu
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Start Date: Flexible start
  • KSh 59,550
  • Per Semester

This comprehensive, thirty-month Bachelor of Business Information Technology (BBIT) programme is designed to equip graduates with both the critical business management skills (accounting, operations management, organisation behaviour) and the IT knowledge (software development, communications and network security, systems analysis, databases) needed to prepare individuals to be immediately productive in the modern work environment. IT is a rapidly evolving field, crucial to all types of businesses and industries, as it allows companies to serve customers more efficiently, access more information, easily adapt to a changing business environment, and increase employee productivity...

  • Bachelor
  • Online and On Campus
  • Kiambu
  • Duration: 30 months
  • Start Date: Flexible start
  • KSh 45,550
  • Per Semester

This Master of Arts in Kiswahili is designed to widen learners' knowledge and research skills in the fast changing linguistic and literary issues that present themselves daily in the modern world. Taken on-campus at Mount Kenya University, or as a digital learning option, this programme is targeted towards Kiswahili teachers and scholars who are looking to further their knowledge in various aspects of the language, enabling them to perform their respective duties and responsibilities more efficiently upon graduation. Kiswahili is playing an ever-increasing role in the information-communication industry, as well as other domains of the economy. This expanded curriculum will foste...

  • Master/MBA
  • Online and On Campus
  • Kiambu
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Start Date: Flexible start
  • KSh 59,550
  • Per Semester

This comprehensive, two year Master programme is an advanced, graduate-level business degree focused on a curriculum that prepares students to work in the accounting field in various roles such as auditors or financial managers. Through a combination of theoretical learning and practical, real-life experiences, the intended graduates from this programme will be equipped with strong leadership and managerial skills, as well as the ethical integrity and professional behaviour required to enhance their employability within their chosen specialisation. The career prospects in accounting and its interdisciplinary domains such as Banking, Economics and Finance, are very bright, allowi...

  • Master/MBA
  • On Campus
  • Kiambu
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Start Date: Flexible start
  • KSh 59,550
  • Per Semester

This two year Master of Arts programme offers learners solid and professionally relevant training in the theory and methods of development studies. It's designed for participants who wish to start or continue their careers in the area of development and can be taken on a full-time/part-time basis as a Distance and Institution Based Learning Option (DIBL) or as a Digital Learning Option. Taking a multidisciplinary approach, students will acquire the relevant knowledge, practical skills, and competencies geared towards empowering communities to manage their own initiatives for social transformation.Issues involving development, poverty and inequality are some of the most important...

  • Master/MBA
  • Online and On Campus
  • Kiambu
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Start Date: Flexible start
  • KSh 59,550
  • Per Semester

This four year Bachelor of Arts is designed to give students an overview of the main communication theories combined with the practical negotiation and verbal skills required for the modern, international workplace and variety of communication professions and fields. Using a multidisciplinary approach, this programme (taken either on-campus or online) will explore key aspects including new media, journalism, public relations, image management, advertising and marketing. Mass media and communication is a relatively young academic discipline but in today's media-dominated cultural landscape, it has become one of the most relevant, exciting, and powerful subjects you could choose t...

  • Bachelor
  • Online and On Campus
  • Kiambu
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Start Date: Flexible start
  • KSh 54,550
  • Per Semester

This two year Master of Arts in Geography is designed for students with an undergraduate degree in the natural sciences, or related fields, and provides learners with the fundamental knowledge required to understand social and environmental aspects of global change. Through a combination of theoretical and practical learning, this programme (taken on-campus or online) prepares students for further study in academia, and establishes the skill set necessary for careers in environmental consulting, advocacy, environmental law, policy, and much more. Geography plays an important role in the evolution of people, their ideas, places, and environment. If you're interested in learning a...

  • Master/MBA
  • Online and On Campus
  • Kiambu
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Start Date: Flexible start
  • KSh 59,550
  • Per Semester

This eighteen-month certificate programme is designed to equip students with the fundamental skills of project management including key techniques required to develop a structured approach to projects and how to deliver them on time. Taken on-campus at Mount Kenya University or as an online course, this programme uses a combination of theoretical learning and crucial, hands-on practical experiences to enhance their management skills and allow them to gain a professional edge in the job market. Project management (PM) is a growing field used increasingly by companies of all sizes, who are looking for professionals to plan, organise, secure, lead and manage resources and tasks in ...

  • Certificate
  • Online and On Campus
  • Kiambu
  • Duration: 18 months
  • Start Date: Flexible start
  • KSh 20,550
  • Per trimester

This intensive programme, taken over the course of eight trimesters, is designed to upgrade the registered Nurse diploma holder to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) level, with the aim of enabling students to develop an in-depth understanding of emerging and advanced issues in the nursing profession, as well as equipping them with necessary skills such as a sound scientific basis, as well as managerial and research skills. These competencies, coupled with an emphasis on creativity, critical thinking, and clinical reasoning, will enable learners to be effective health care deliverers in various settings.  If you're looking to help vulnerable, sick, or injured patients, ha...

  • Bachelor
  • Distance Learning
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Start Date: Flexible start
  • KSh 480,000
  • Total

This two year, part-time Diploma in Counselling Psychology aims to further develop students' therapy skills, as well as their knowledge of counselling theory through appropriate study and experience. The programme is both experiential and relationship-oriented with a strong emphasis placed on the personal growth of all participants through 80 hours of supervised client contact sessions and 30 hours of mandatory personal therapy. Therapy is one of the most sought after careers today because it provides employment opportunities that are flexible, meaningful and remunerative. If you're looking to improve peoples' lives or want to create positive change in the world, then entering t...

  • Diploma
  • On Campus
  • Kiambu
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Start Date: Flexible start
  • KSh 24,550
  • Per trimester

This two year diploma is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills required for employment in a variety of record keeping and information management roles within the local government, organisations of all kinds, and universities. Taken on-campus at Mount Kenya University or as an online option, this course uses a combination of theoretical learning and practical, hands-on experience, to expose students to areas such as information handling, data storage, retrieval and preservation, all within the context of modern technology. Archiving is vitally important for information management and gives organisations greater control over their information processes. It's als...

  • Diploma
  • Online and On Campus
  • Kiambu
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Start Date: Flexible start
  • KSh 147,300
  • Total

This two year MA programme is designed to deepen students' insights into literary art, while promoting sensitive and intelligent responses to human experiences and aspirations created through imagination and language. Under the guidance of passionate lecturers, students will receive rewarding experiences that capture the diversity of literary genres, history, and theory, while also strengthening their skills in critical reading and analytical writing. The values and skills learned while studying literature will service learners well in taking up a range of professions which include, among others, diplomacy and foreign relations, hospitality and tourism, engineering, legal servic...

  • Master/MBA
  • Online and On Campus
  • Kiambu
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Start Date: Flexible start
  • KSh 59,550
  • Per Semester

This two year Masters in Gender Studies Course is designed to focus on the theories and practices of gender equality in a variety of situations. By exploring issues such as social change, public policy, and feminist genealogies, students will gain many essential skills including critical thinking, research, and communication skills, that will enable them to recognise and correct national and international injustices based on gender inequality, and prepare them well for a variety of careers in many different industries. In the wake of so much political and social change in Kenya and abroad, gender studies has become an intriguing and crucial topic of study because of the implicat...

  • Master/MBA
  • On Campus
  • Kiambu
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Start Date: Flexible start
  • KSh 65,000
  • Per Semester

This two year diploma was designed to fill in critical gaps in the Travel and Tourism industry and is geared towards students who are interested in entering the hospitality industry. Led by passionate and experienced lecturers, this on-campus programme uses both theoretical learning and hands-on experiences to provide graduates with the knowledge and practical skills they need to prepare for a general management career in this growing, exciting, and challenging sector. Tourism is one of the world's largest industries and it provides jobs that are flexible, remunerative, enjoyable and extremely fulfilling, allowing you to channel your passion, talents, and interests into a dream ...

  • Diploma
  • On Campus
  • Kiambu
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Start Date: Flexible start
  • KSh 32,550
  • Per trimester

This Master of Science in Medical-Surgical Nursing takes place over the course of two years (full-time/on-campus) or three years (part-time/online learning) and is designed to prepare students in advanced practice and theoretical learning with the intention of raising the standards of health care delivery to Kenyans. Through a combination of theoretical class work and mandatory placements, graduates will learn how to apply critical thinking and implement practical solutions to solve various patients' health problems and needs. As the Nursing field grows, so does the range of career opportunities and a Master's degree will give you access to many more types of healthcare jobs, as...

  • Master/MBA
  • Online and On Campus
  • Kiambu
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Start Date: Flexible start
  • KSh 100,000
  • Per Semester

This comprehensive, two year diploma introduces students to the fundamentals of journalism and mass communication, as well as the contemporary cultural context within which Kenyan journalists work. Guided by experienced and passionate lecturers and using a unique, multidisciplinary approach, this on-campus programme combines theory and practical work with the aim of producing creative, mindful, and innovative graduates who have the required skills to provide effective solutions to the social issues affecting our society. Do you have a passion for truth, honesty, and integrity? Are you unrelenting and ambitious when it comes to storytelling and have a natural writing ability? Bei...

  • Diploma
  • On Campus
  • Kiambu
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Start Date: Flexible start
  • NGN 29,550
  • Per trimester

This comprehensive four year MBA programme prepares students for managerial level duties in an organisation by equipping them with the latest and most advanced managerial and practical approaches to solving organisational challenges. The unique programme structure integrates theoretical knowledge with crucial hands-on experience so that learners can gain the important skills required to survive and succeed in today's global market. This course, taken either as a digital learning option or a Distance and Institution Based Learning (DIBL) option has five concentrations: Accounting and Finance, Human Resource Management, Marketing Management, Strategic Management, and Small Busines...

  • Master/MBA
  • Online and On Campus
  • Kiambu
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Start Date: Flexible start
  • KSh 59,550
  • Per Semester

This intensive programme, taken over the course of eight trimesters, is designed to upgrade the registered Nurse diploma holder to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) level, with the aim of enabling students to develop an in-depth understanding of emerging and advanced issues in the nursing profession, as well as equipping them with necessary skills such as a sound scientific basic, managerial and research skills. These competencies, coupled with an emphasis on creativity, critical thinking, and clinical reasoning, will enable learners to be effective health care deliverers in various settings.  If you're looking to help vulnerable, sick, or injured patients, have the oppo...

  • Bachelor
  • On Campus
  • Kiambu and Kiambu
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Start Date: 01/05/2019 and 01/09/2019
  • KSh 684,400
  • Total