BA Education - Kenya Methodist University | Educartis
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3 years
On Campus


Course Overview

This four year Bachelor of Education (Arts) programme is designed to prepare educators and institutional counselors in secondary and tertiary education institutions locally, regionally, and internationally. Taken on-campus and offered by the Kenya Methodist University, the course not only offers knowledge and skills in the broad area of education, but also allows for the specialisation in teaching humanities in secondary school education. In addition, the strong guidance and counseling foundation courses ground graduate teachers to be well equipped as counsellors in learning institutions. 

Teaching can be a challenging profession, but there are numerous benefits to this career. Whether you feel a calling to impact the lives of students, or are drawn to the profession for the ability to make a difference in the eduction system at large, this field will allow you to make a significant contribution and positive impact on the community you live in. There is also a high degree of  mobility in this sector and teachers can go on to become administrators, guidance counsellors, or social workers. If this sounds like the right choice for you, this course will prepare you with the right skills, mind-set, and knowledge you need to thrive in this field. 

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of this course, students will be able to: 

  • Effectively teach arts based subjects and primary or secondary levels. 
  • Conduct research on art-based educational issues. 
  • Develop instructional materials for arts-based subjects. 
  • Utilise arts subjects teaching methodologies to adapt to the changing education environment and demands. 
  • Provide guidance and advisory services in career paths in arts-related fields. 
Certification obtained

Bachelor of Education (Arts) 

What jobs will I qualify for?

This programme will allow learners to pursue careers such as: 

  • Education Adminstrator 
  • Primary/Secondary School Teacher 
  • Community Education Officer 
  • Youth Worker 



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When do I start?

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Admission Criteria

 To be eligible for this course, students require either: 

  • A mean grade of C+ (Plus) at K.C.S.E level 
  • 2 principals and 1 subsidiary at A -level 
  • A grade C (plain) and a Diploma in Education from a recognized institution. 

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must: 

  • Download and fill in an application form 
  • Submit a non-refundable fee of 1,000 KES 
  • Provide 4 passport-sized photographs 
  • Attach a copy of their National ID/Passport and relevant academic/professional certificates  

Payment options

All payments must be made through bank deposits or bankers cheques, using the following information:

Consolidated Bank
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 10071200000122
Equity Bank 
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 0140290923812
Cooperative Bank
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 01129020131200 
Barclays Bank 
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 030131055757
Commercial Bank of Kenya 
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 1113539364
National Bank 
  • Branch: Mombasa 
  • Bank Account Number: 01021009876700
Family Bank 
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 063000022033
Chase Bank 
  • Branch: Riverside 
  • Bank Account Number: 0082071993001
Standard Chartered Bank

  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 10102863422800
UBA Bank
  • Branch: Westlands 
  • Bank Account Number: 55010160006068

Detailed course information

This Bachelor degree is offered by the Kenya Methodist University over the period of four years, and is taken either on-campus or as a distance learning programme. The course curriculum is as follows:

Year 1
Semester 1 
  • History of Education
  • English and Communication Skills
  • Principles of Guidance & Counseling 
  • Christian Beliefs
Semester 2 
  • Basic Statistics
  • Computer Applications
  • Human Growth and Development 
  • Sociology of Education
  • Theories of Counseling
Year 2
Semester 1 
  • Entreprenuership
  • Skills and Techniques of Counseling 
  • Islamic Theology 
  • Social Structure in Islam
  • Christian Response to Contemporary Issues
  • Church History
  • Islamic History
  • Contemporary Issues in Islam
Semester 2 - Core Courses 
  • History 
  • English 
  • Geography 
  • Music 
  • Business 
Mode of Study Available 
  • Full-time 
  • School-based Mode 
  • Part-Time 
  • Distance Learning Mode 
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Where and When


Kenya Methodist University

off Meru-Maua Road, Meru, Kenya


Kenya Methodist University

off Meru-Maua Road, Meru, Kenya


Kenya Methodist University

off Meru-Maua Road, Meru, Kenya


Kenya Methodist University

off Meru-Maua Road, Meru, Kenya


Kenya Methodist University

off Meru-Maua Road, Meru, Kenya

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