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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

 

 Certificate programmes


  • Must have obtained a minimum mean grade of D+ in Kenta certificate of Secondary Education or its equivalent.( C plain or Pass or credit in respective subjects)
  • Obtained subsidiary passes in A level or International Baccalaureate or its equivalent
  • Any other qualification approved by the University Senate.

 Diploma programmes


  • Obtained a mean grade of C plain in Kenya Certificate of Secondary School Examination (KCSE) or its equivalent
  • Obtained subsidiaries or a principal pass in Advanced certificate (A level) or credit pass in International Baccalaureate
  • Obtained a credit pass at certificate level,  
  • Must have obtained C plain or credit pass in subjects related to the course applied for.
  • Advanced Diploma in Planning and Management of Development Projects applicants must have an Ordinary Diploma from a recognized Institution.

Undergraduate/Bachelor’s degree programmes


  • KCSE holders must have a minimum mean grade of C+ (Plus).
  • Advanced Certificate of Education GCE or A-levels applicants must have at least 2 principal passes and one subsidiary pass or its equivalent and must have passed in subjects related to the course applied for.
  • Diploma or professional certificate in a relevant discipline from an institution recognized by the University Senate.
  • Advanced Diploma in a Relevant field, applicant must have an ordinary diploma from a recognized institution,
  • Applicants for Advanced Diploma in Teaching in Higher Education must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in any field.
  • Pre-University certificate with a mean of c+ (plus) and above from a recognized institution, and must have scored a C in KSCE or its equivalent.

Non-Kenyans

  • Must have satisfied the minimum University entry requirement in their country and meet departmental requirements for the subject applied for.
  • Candidates from non-English speaking countries shall be required to pass a special entrance exam set by CUEA and demonstrate proficiency in written and spoken English or have acquired a TOEFL score of 530 [paper based test] OR 2.3 [computer based test] or a score of at least 7.0 on the international English language Test System or their equivalent.

Departmental Requirements


  • Bachelor of Commerce applicants must have a minimum grade of C plain in both Mathematics and English a principle pass in A-levels or its equivalent.
  • Applicants for Bachelor of Laws should have a B plain in English in KCSE or a principle pass in A-levels or its equivalent.
  • Advanced Certificate of Education with a minimum of 2 principal passes and a subsidiary in General Paper  with a total of 10 points or the equivalent OR
  • Diploma or professional certificate in a relevant discipline from an institution recognized by the Senate OR
  • A Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university
  • Bachelor of Science applicants in Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry must have a minimum grade of C plain in Mathematics and in the area they are specializing in or a principle pass in A-levels or its equivalent.
  • Bachelor of Science applicants in Computer Science must have a minimum grade of C plain in Mathematics at KCSE or a principle pass in A-levels or its equivalent.
  • Bachelor of Education applicants must have a minimum grade of C+ (plus) in the subjects at KCSE or a principle pass in A-levels or its equivalent.
  • Bachelor of Education applicants with P1 Certificate or Diploma in a relevant area of study.
  • School of Continuing Professional Studies should have a minimum of  C+ or the equivalency and at least a C+ in mathematics and English or two principal passes at A level with at least credit pass in both mathematics and English, KASNEB technician or professional examination certificate, degree from a recognized university and such other certificates or diplomas as may be approved by KASNEB

NOTE: Bridging Courses in Mathematics and English are also available at all campuses.

INTAKES


January, May and August for Day, Evening & weekend programme.

August, April & December for School/Holiday based Programmes

Kisumu Campus Programmes


1. Bachelor of Education, Arts (Day and School-Focused) with the following combinations:

  • Business Studies/Geography, 
  • Business Studies/History, 
  • History/Christian Religious Education, 
  • Geography/Christian Religious Education, 
  •  English/Literature in English, 
  •  History/Geography, 
  • Christian Religious Education,
  •  Kiswahili/History, 
  • Kiswahili/Geography, 
  •  Kiswahili/Christian Religious Education, 
  • Geography/Social Education & Ethics (non-Kenyans),
  •  History/Social Education & Ethics (non-Kenyans), 
  •  English/ Christian Religious Education (non-Kenyans),
  •  Social Education and Ethics (non-Kenyans)

2. Bachelor of Education, Science (Day and School-Focused) with the following combinations:

  • Mathematics/Geography, 
  • Mathematics/Business Studies.

3. Bachelor of Commerce (Day/Evening)

  • Accounting, 
  • Finance, 
  • Marketing, 
  • Human Resources Management, 
  • Banking and Financial Services, 
  • Management

4. Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences (Day and Evening) with specialization in any of the following areas:

  • Social Work

5. Advanced/Ordinary Diploma in Business Management

6. University Access Programmes
(i) Pre-University
(ii) Bridging Course in English/Mathematics

Main Campus Programmes


Faculty of Theology

1. Validated Certificate in Theological Studies

2. Diploma in Theological Studies

3. Bachelor of Theology

4. Baccalaureate in Sacred Theology

5. Master of Theology with specialization in any of the following:

  • Biblical Theology,
  • Dogmatic Theology, 
  • Spiritual Theology, 
  • Pastoral Theology,
  • Moral Theology, 
  • Sacred Liturgy, 
  • Canon Law. 

6. Licentiate in Sacred Theology with specialization in any of the following:

  • Biblical Theology, 
  • Dogmatic Theology,
  • Moral Theology, 

7. Doctor of Philosophy in Theology with specialization in any of the following:

  • Biblical Theology, 
  • Dogmatic Theology, 
  • Spiritual Theology, 
  • Pastoral Theology,
  • Moral Theology,
  • Sacred Liturgy, 
  • Canon Law. 

 8. Doctorate in Sacred Theology with specialization in any of the following:

  • Biblical Theology, 
  • Dogmatic Theology, 
  • Moral Theology. 

 


Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

1. Bachelor of Arts in any of the following:

  • Geography,
  • History, 
  • Philosophy, 
  • Religious Studies.

2. Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and one of the following:

  • Sociology, 
  • Political Science, 
  • Economics, 
  • Anthropology,

 3. Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences (Day and Evening) with specialization in any of the following areas:

  • Economics, 
  • Sociology, 
  • Anthropology, 
  • Political Science
  • Social Work.

4. Bachelor of Arts in Development Studies (Day and Evening)

5. Certificate course in Integrated Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Environmental Audit

6. Advanced Diploma in Project Planning and Management of Development Projects (Day and Evening)

7. Postgraduate Diploma in Planning and Management of Development Projects (Day and Evening)

8. Master of Arts in Religious Studies

9. Master of Arts in Philosophy

10. Doctor of Philosophy in Religious Studies

11. Doctor of Philosophy in Philosophy.

 


Faculty of Commerce

1. Ordinary Diploma in Business Management (Evening).

2. Advanced Diploma in Business Management (Evening).

3. Bachelor of Commerce (Day and Evening) with the following options:

  • Accounting, 
  • Finance, 
  • Marketing, 
  • Human Resources Management, 
  • Banking and Financial Services,
  • Management

4. Master of Business Administration (Day and Evening) with specialization in any of the following:

  • Strategic Management
  • Financial Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Electronic Commerce
  • Entrepreneurship

Faculty of Science

1. Bridging course in Mathematics (Evening).

2. Bachelor of Science in any of the following:(Day and Evening)

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Computer Science

3. Master of Science in Mathematics (Day, Evening and Vacation) with specialization in any of the following:

  • Applied Mathematics, 
  • Pure Mathematics, 
  • Statistics

4. PhD in Mathematics (Day, Evening and Vacation) with specialization in any of the following: 

  • Applied Mathematics, 
  • Pure Mathematics, 
  • Statistics

 


Faculty of Education

1. Bachelor of Education, Arts (Day and School-Focused) with the following combinations:

  • Business Studies/Geography, 
  • Business Studies/History, 
  • History/Christian Religious Education, 
  • Geography/Christian Religious Education, 
  • English/Literature in English, 
  • History/Geography, 
  • Kiswahili/History, 
  • Kiswahili/Geography,
  • Kiswahili/Christian Religious Education, 
  • Geography/Social Education & Ethics (non-Kenyans), 
  • History/Social Education & Ethics (non-Kenyans),
  • English/ Christian Religious Education (non-Kenyans), 
  • Social Education and Ethics (non-Kenyans)

2. Bachelor of Education, Science (Day and School-Focused) with the following combinations:

  • Mathematics/Geography, 
  • Mathematics/Economics, 
  • Geography/Physics, 
  • Geography/Biology, 
  • Geography/Chemistry, 
  • Physics/Chemistry, 
  • Chemistry/Biology, 
  • Mathematics/Physics, 
  • Mathematics/Chemistry, 
  • Physics/Biology, 
  • Computer Science/Mathematics, 
  • Double Mathematics (non Kenyans).

3. Advanced Diploma in Teaching in Higher Education
(The programme is offered in the evening, day and on weekends -1 year programme)

4. Postgraduate Diploma in Education (2 year programs for Kenyan and 1 year for non Kenyan)

5. Master of Education (Day, Evening and Holiday) with specialization in any of the following:

  • Curriculum Studies, 
  • Research and Evaluation,
  • Educational Administration and Planning

6. Doctor of Philosophy in Education with specialization in any of the following areas:

  • Curriculum Studies, 
  • Research and Evaluation, 
  • Educational Administration and Planning


Faculty of Law
Bachelor of Laws


Centre For Social Justice and Ethics

1.Certificate, Advanced Certificate, and Diploma in Church Management and Leadership

2. Advanced Certificate, and Diploma in Justice and Peace

3. Bachelor of Church Management and Leadership

4. Bachelor of Justice and Peace

AMECEA Gaba Campus Programmes


1. Master of Business Administration (Weekend programme)

2. Bachelor of Commerce (Weekend programme)

  • Accounting,
  • Finance,
  • Marketing,
  • Human Resources Management,
  • Banking and Financial Services,
  • Management

3. Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences (Day and Evening) with specialization in Social Work.

4. Bachelor of Education, Arts (School-Focused) with the following combinations:

  • Business Studies/Geography, 
  • Business Studies/History, 
  • History/Christian Religious Education,
  • Geography/Christian Religious Education, 
  • English/Literature in English, 
  • History/Geography,
  • Kiswahili/History, 
  • Kiswahili/Geography, 
  • Kiswahili/Christian Religious Education, 
  • Geography/Social Education & Ethics (non-Kenyans), 
  • History/Social Education & Ethics (non-Kenyans), 
  • English/ Christian Religious Education (non-Kenyans), 
  • Social Education and Ethics (non-Kenyans)

5. Bachelor of Education, Science (School-Focused) with the following combinations:

  • Mathematics/Geography, 
  • Mathematics/Business Studies, 
  • Computer Science/Mathematics, 
  • Double Mathematics (non Kenyans)

6. Advanced/Ordinary Diploma in Business Management

7. Advanced Diploma in Pastoral Studies

8. University Access Programmes
(i) Pre-University
(ii) Bridging Course in English/Mathematics

Entry Requirements


Kenyan Applicants

  • Must satisfy the minimum University entry requirement and departmental requirements for the subject applied for.
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education holders must have a minimum mean grade of C+.
  • Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education GCE or A-levels applicants must have at least 2 principal passes or its equivalent and must have passed in subjects related to the course applied for.
  • Applicants for Bachelor of Laws must have KCSE Certificate with minimum mean grade of C+ (Plus) or the equivalent OR
  • Kenya Advanced Certificate of education  with a minimum of 2 principal passes and a subsidiary in general paper with a total of 10 points or the  equivalent OR
  • Diploma or professional certificate in a relevant discipline from an institution recognized by the Senate OR
  • A Bachelors Degree from a recognized university AND
  • A minimum grade of B- Minus in English at KCSE or the equivalent.
  • Advanced Diploma in Planning and Management of Development Projects applicants must have an Ordinary Diploma from a recognised Institution  

Non-Kenyans

  • All applicants must have satisfied the minimum University entry requirement in their country and also meet departmental requirements for the subject applied for.
  • Candidates from non-English speaking countries shall be required to pass a special entrance examination set by CUEA and demonstrate proficiency in a written and spoken English or have acquired a TOEFL score of 530 (paper based test) OR 2.3 [computer based test] or a score of at least 7.0 on the international English language Test System or their equivalent.

Departmental requirements

  • Bachelor of Commerce applicants must have a minimum grade of C plain in both Mathematics and English
  • Bachelor of Science applicants in Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry must have a minimum grade of C plain in Mathematics and in both Biology and Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Science applicants in Computer Science must have a minimum grade of C plain in Mathematics at KCSE.
  • Bachelor of Education applicants in the following subjects: Business Studies and Economics must have a minimum grade of C plain in both Mathematics and English.
  • Bachelor of Education applicants in the following subjects: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Geography must have a minimum grade of C plain in the subject and in Mathematics in KCSE OR
  • A principal pass in subject(s) and a pass in any other Science subject at A level OR
  • A Credit in the Subject (s) at Diploma level or its equivalent.
  • Bachelor of Education applicants with P1 Certificate, or a Diploma in relevant area and have satisfied the departmental entry requirement will be considered for admission.

Pre-University Programme 
This is a one semester academic Programme for Secondary School graduates who do not meet the minimum University entry requirement but would like to pursue University Education. The Entry Requirement is a mean grade of C (plain) in KCSE or 5 Credit Passes in IGCSE or its equivalent.

Note: Bridging Courses in Mathematics and English are also available at Marist College.

Application Procedure
1. Formal application for admission is made on a form obtained from the Admissions Office or downloaded here
2. Complete the application and attach copies of Results Slips, School Leaving Certificates or Transcripts, Diploma or Degree certificates. Submit these together with a non-refundable, non-creditable, Application Fee of Kshs 2,000 in a bankers cheque made payable to The Catholic University of Eastern Africa, or by direct cash deposit in the University's account in any branch of the following banks: Commercial Bank of Africa (A/c No. 5-152580-004), Cooperative Bank (A/c 2905722200), Equity Bank 061 0292352491 
NB: The University accepts credit transfer from recognized institutions.

Subcategories

NAIROBI - LANG'ATA CAMPUS


P.O. Box 62157 - code 00200 Nairobi
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Tel: +(254) 20-2525811/4/5
Mobile : +(254) 722509811/2
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KISUMU CAMPUS


P.O. Box 1580 Kisumu
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Mobile: +(254)-715-685771
Mobile: +(254) -738-239-065
Tel: +(254) -057-202-4202

ELDORET - GABA CAMPUS


P.O. Box 908 code 30100 Eldoret
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Mobile: +(254) - 728 458276
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