Master of Education in Education Guidance and Counselling - Kenya Methodist University | Educartis

2 years
On Campus


Course Overview

This two year Master of Education programme has been designed to produce graduates who have the knowledge, experience, and personality traits to provide guidance and counselling services in schools, industries, hospitals, churches, and other institutions. Taken either on campus at the Kenya Methodist University, or as a distance learning option (part-time), this programme places emphasis on problem-based methods and activities, placing students at the centre of the teaching and learning process. 

As an Education Guidance Counsellor, you will provide important mental health and educational support services to your patients, which is a very emotionally rewarding experience. This career pathway will also provide great flexibility, ample vacation time, and the opportunity for you to do some very meaningful work. If this sounds like the right choice for you, then this Master's course will enhance your skills so that you can gain all the personal attributes and skills required 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 assess a wide range of student problems and provide effective strategies for resolving them. 
  • Develop an understanding of their own values, goals, biases, privilege, strengths, and needs as a professional in this field.
  • Understand how systemic conditions such as race, religion, gender, and poverty relate to academic success. 
  • Apply individual and group therapy in comprehensive programming.
  • Collect and analyse data in an ongoing process to assess learning, motivational, and developmental needs of students
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Certification obtained

 M.Ed in Education Guidance and Counseling

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will prepare students for careers such as: 

  • Student Counsellor
  • Admissions Counsellor 
  • Graduation Coach 
  • Post-Secondary Academic Counsellor 



On Campus, 5 years, Flexible


On Campus, 6 months, Flexible


On Campus, 2 years, Flexible


When do I start?

Next available course

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Admission Criteria

For admission/eligibility into the above programme, a candidate must either be a holder of: 
  • A Bachelor of Education and Counseling degree of KEMU or Bachelor of Education degree from any other recognized institution with a minimum GPA of 3.00 or its equivalent.
  • A Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BSc.) Second Class Honours, Upper Division with a postgraduate Diploma in Education from a recognised institution. 
  • A Bachelor of Education Arts or Science and Second Class (Lower Division) with at least 2 years relevant experience.

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must: 

  • Download and fill in an application form 
  • Submit a non-refundable fee of 2,000 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 course is taken over the duration of two years and can be taken as a full-time, on-campus course, or as a part-time DLM learning course. In both cases, a multi-method approach is used in teaching and learning, and it includes: 

  • Lectures
  • Independent Study
  • Classroom Presentations
  • Term Papers
  • Seminars
  • Team Teaching 
  • Tutorials 
Note: Field visits will be incorporated in the first year of the programme. 

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A candidate may register for this degree through one of the following options: 
  • Coursework, Examination, and Thesis 
  • Coursework, Examination, and Project 

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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

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