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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

Premium Course

The BSc degree in Animal Health and Production is a unique programme, tailored to train and equip a Livestock Manager in the tropics with adequate theoretical and practical knowledge in preventive veterinary medicine, herd health and wildlife diseases. The early part of the programme covers anatomy, physiology, biostatistics, computer skills, microbiology and pathology. The final part of the course covers the delivery and management of animal health services. The course aims to provide skills in epidemiology and economics with knowledge in: Arid and semi-arid lands (ASAL) livestock health management; Business skills for livestock services; Management of community based Animal He...

  • Bachelor
  • On Campus
  • Kiambu and Kiambu
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Start Date: 01/01/2019 and 03/09/2019
  • Price on application

Premium Course

A Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, is a Bachelor's degree awarded for an undergraduate course or program in the Information technology field. The degree is normally required in order to work in the Information technology industry. This degree is primarily focused on subjects such as software, databases, and networking. In general, computer science degrees tend to focus on the mathematical and theoretical foundations of computing rather than emphasizing specific technologies. The degree is a Bachelor of Science degree with institutions conferring degrees in the fields of information technology and related fields. This degree is awarded for completing a program of st...

  • Bachelor
  • On Campus
  • Kiambu and Kiambu
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Start Date: 01/01/2019 and 03/09/2019
  • Price on application

Premium Course

The Bachelor of Science in nursing being offered in department of Medical-Surgical in school of nursing at Mount Kenya University is an integrated programme to prepare a graduate with capacity  to  provide holistic nursing care  in health care system,  provision of  leadership in  nursing practice, nursing education and  nursing research.The graduates in the various nursing programmes will be able to utilize skills based on knowledge derived from theory, practice, and evidence based on research and in relation to emerging health needs of a changing society. They will be capable of functioning effectively in a variety of teaching institutions and health care settings, to offer pr...

  • Bachelor
  • On Campus
  • Kiambu and Kiambu
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Start Date: 01/01/2019 and 01/09/2019
  • KSh 85,550
  • Per trimester

Premium Course

Worldwide, many people continue to suffer from preventable communicable diseases such as diarrhea as a classical example. The need for capacity building in the field of environmental health has been compounded by the continued increase in environmental hazards emanating from the rapid urbanization and industrialization due to modern technological advancement. The Bachelor of Science ( .) degree programme in Environmental Health aims at producing Environmental Health scientists capable of addressing health issues by responding effectively to deteriorating environmental conditions that affect human health with a view to proposing possible solutions thereby enhancing good health an...

  • Bachelor
  • On Campus
  • Kiambu and Kiambu
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Start Date: 01/01/2019 and 03/09/2019
  • Price on application

Premium Course

The Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) programme has been granted provisional accreditation by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.The School will train doctors and will impart appropriate theoretical, research and practical knowledge, skills and attitudes that are responsive to the health needs of the Kenyan society. The programme covers pre-clinical which include; Human Anatomy, Medical Physiology, Medical Biochemistry, Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, Behavioural Sciences and Ethics, Community Health, Pathology and clinical areas; Anesthesia, Internal Medicine, Surgery, Reproductive Health, Mental Health, Child Health and Pediatrics, Orthopedi...

  • Bachelor
  • On Campus
  • Kiambu and Kiambu
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Start Date: 01/01/2019 and 03/09/2019
  • KSh 129,550
  • Per trimester

Premium Course

The Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Exploration and Production degree has been designed for purposes of training graduates capable of filling the human resource gap and developing a local content. Having locally trained experts in this sector will ease the burden on the economy as the expatriates can be left to offer consultancy services as local manpower is fully utilized in execution of projects. The programme shall produce graduate technologists capable of bridging the gap between engineers and geo-scientists in the implementation of projects and transfer of knowledge and technology. The needs survey from oil and gas, industry, government agencies in charge of the oil and ga...

  • Bachelor
  • On Campus
  • Kiambu
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Start Date: 03/09/2019
  • Price on application

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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