4 years
On Campus


Course Overview

This four year Bachelor Degree has been developed to improve students' overall performance, efficiency, and effectiveness in delivery of Military Service in Kenya. Taken as a Distance Learning mode, this programme includes both the professional aspects and related academic disciplines of this field. Furthermore, the programme comprises of a carefully elected mix of practical and theoretical learning and is guided by the dictum the war is fought and won, not with physical hardware, but with intelligence and dexterity. 

A Bachelor of Military Science offers students a diverse skill-set and will guide you in developing the historical, ethical, and foundational skills to advance your career as a leader, whether you pursue opportunities in the army, or in the private sector. If you want to positively contribute to the safety of Kenya and its people, and are looking for a career that is diverse, challenging, and immensely satisfying, then this course will provide you with the knowledge skill-set, and personality attributes required to enter this field with confidence. 
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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

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

  • Perform professional duties and other related tasks effectively and efficiently. 
  • Plan, design, and implement innovative army programmes and services using available resources. 
  • Evaluate and analyse different situations and make rational choices. 
  • Mobilise resources for maximum benefit to Kenyan society. 
  • Carry out operational research for the improvement of the army. 
  • Adjust well to different working environments. 
Certification obtained

Bachelor of Military Science

What jobs will I qualify for?

This programme will enhance students' skills for careers such as: 

  • Air Force Scientist 
  • Researcher
  • Naval Science Officer
  • Military Engineer 



On Campus, 4 years, Flexible


On Campus, 2 years, Flexible


On Campus, 4 years, Flexible


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Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students require either: 

  • A KCSE Minimum Grade of C+ from at least seven subjects drawn from subject groupings as specified by the KNEC or the equivalent. 
  • A certificate from a recognised institution with a 'Credit' pass or higher, or equivalent qualification from a recognised institution in a relevant field of specialisation. 

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must: 

  • Duly fill out an application form. 
  • Provide copies of their National ID/Passport/Birth Certificate and relevant education certificates 
  • Submit a non-refundable application fee of 2,000 KES 

Payment options

Students can pay their fees through bank deposits or bank transfers. In addition, 

  • Students at Egerton University can benefit from several scholarships and grants. 
  • There are limited offers for work study for needy students. 

Detailed course information

This course is taken on-campus at Egerton University. To qualify for the Bachelor degree, students must take and pass all the prescribed courses of study within the programme. Unless otherwise stated: 

  • All programmes must be examined through continuous assessment, which comprises of a total of 30% 
  • The final examination accounts for a total of 70% of the course. 
Furthermore, the programme takes an equivalent of four academic years which are composed of two semesters each of 15 teaching weeks and one week of examinations. 

The school offers a Diploma in Military Science which can be taken as a distance learning option. 
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