Diploma in Education - Africa International University - AIU | Educartis

2 years
On Campus


Course Overview

This two year diploma has been designed to equip learners with the skills and knowledge needed in education to become empathetic, well-rounded teachers who can engage in innovative approaches to teaching and learning. Taken on-campus at Africa International University, the programme has three concentrations, namely: ECD, Primary, and Secondary, and uses both theoretical classroom methods and practical methods to ensure learners will be able to comfortably take up challenging roles within the industry as tutors, instructors, and/or team leaders. 

Whether it's your compatible skills and strengths, the promise of job security, or the satisfaction of having an impactful job that intrigues you, becoming a teacher is sure to give you the meaningful career you've always wanted. Teaching is an important and respected profession and this Diploma in Education can prepare you well with the right skills, mind-set, and knowledge you need to thrive in this field and make a positive difference in the life of a diverse body of students. 

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

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

  • Demonstrate broad and coherent understanding of professional knowledge, practice and engagement.
  • Review, analyse, evaluate, consolidate and synthesise professional knowledge, practice, and engagement and apply the findings to enhance outcomes for diverse students.
  • Communicate professional knowledge clearly and coherently through oral and written modes to students and key stakeholders in professional practice.
  • Identify and solve problems and make informed decisions in diverse professional contexts with well-developed judgement and initiative.
  • Demonstrate dispositions required for effective teaching that embrace responsibility and accountability for professional knowledge, practice and engagement. 
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Certification obtained

Diploma in Education 

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?

Next available course

Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students require a minimum KCSE Grade C  (Plain)

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must :

  • Download and fill-in an online pre-application form indicating the programme or course of their interest. 
  • Provide a non-refundable application fee of 1,000 KES 

In addition, international students must submit an application for Kenya Pupil's Pass (KPP) accompanied with 11,250 KSH. 

Payment options

At AIU, students are offered the following methods of paying their university fees: 

  1. Payments can be made by banker's cheque, payable to AIU. The university doesn't accept personal cheques.
  2. The university doesn't accept cash payments. Cash should be deposited into any of the following bank accounts and the banking slip immediately presented for issuance of a University receipt to the finance office.
Payments within Kenya

  • Co-operative Bank of Kenya
Account Name: Africa International UniversityBank: Co-Operative Bank of Kenya
Branch: Karen
Account Number: 01128092985900
Coop Swift Code: KCOOKENA

  • CFC Stanbic Bank
Account name: Africa International University.Account Number: 0100000203728
Bank Name: CFC Stanbic Bank
Branch Name: Upper Hill Medical Centre
Swift code: SBICKENX

  • Equity Bank
Account name: Africa International University.Account Number: 1250260743538
Bank Name: Equity Bank
Branch Name: Karen
Swift code: EQBLKENA

  • Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB)
Account name: Africa International University
Account Number: 1140816764
Bank Name: Kenya Commercial Bank
Branch Name: Karen
Swift code: KCBLKENX

M-PESA PAYMENT VIA KCB (For registered students only)
1. Go to M-PESA menu on your phone 2. Select Pay Bill
2. Enter Business number (522123)
3. Enter school code (10044k) and your registration number as one word 4. Enter Amount
5. Enter PIN
6. Press ok to confirm Sending of money

For Foreign Payments in USD
Account name: Africa International University
Account Number: 0100000200136
Bank Name: CFC Stanbic Bank
Branch Name: Upper Hill Medical Centre
Swift code: SBICKENX

Detailed course information

This course is taken on-campus at Africa International University and is split over four years (2 semesters per year). The course outline is as follows:

Year One - Semester One 
  • Bible Interpretation & Study Methods
  • Library Science and Information Competence
  • Teaching Subject 1
  •  Essentials of ICT
  • Teaching Subject 2 

Year One - Semester Two 
  • Teaching Subject 1 
  • Teaching Subject 2 
  • College English and Writing 
  • Foundations of Life 
  • Comparative Study of Religions 
Year Two - Semester One 
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Curriculum Development
  • Medial and Resources
  • Teaching Subject 1 
  • Teaching Subject 2 
  • Introduction to Psychology
Year Two - Semester Two 
  • Teaching Subject 1
  • Research Methods 
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Teaching Subject 2 
  • Environment, Development and Stewardship
  • Introduction to Philosophy 
Year Three - Semester One
  • Special Needs
  • Community Practicum Research Project 
  • Teaching Subject 1 
  • Teaching Subject 2
  • Elective 
Year Three - Semester Two 
  • Measurement and Evaluation 
  • Guidance and Counselling 
  • Teaching Subject 1 
  • Teaching Subject 2
  • Special Teaching Methods 2 
  • Media Practical  and Micro-Teaching 
Year Four - Semester One 
  • Teaching Practice (Using Computer aided Technology)
  • Administration and Management 
  • Elective 
  • Personality Development 
Year Four - Semester Two 
  • Planning and Economics
  • Teaching Subject 1
  • Teaching Subject 2
  • Teaching Subject 3
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Where and When


Africa International University - AIU

Karen Nairobi - Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya


Africa International University - AIU

Karen Nairobi - Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya

Course Provider

Contact Information

Email & Website
  • admissions@africainternational.edu
  • http://www.aiu.ac.ke/
Phone & Location
  • +254715247540
  • +254734958482
  • Karen Nairobi - Kenya