WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$0 /year
Final Award:Master of Applied Philosophy and Ethics
Start Date:January 2021
Academic Unit:School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Campus:Madaraka Campus
Application Deadline:
Programme Overview

The Master in Applied Philosophy and Ethics (MAPE) programme is designed for those who would like to advance academically and professionally in Philosophy and apply its content and methods to all areas of human endeavour. Graduate students are required to take all core courses in the programme as well as a research project.

Graduate students will be prepared to discover and to train others in the fundamental Philosophical tools and concepts in-depth and apply them to the most common areas of human activity with a clear ethical component.

The program opens the way for candidates who may wish to develop further, their knowledge in Applied Philosophy and Ethics through research, with the intention of progressing to doctoral studies.

Admission Requirements

Holders of First Class or Upper Second degrees in any academic field from recognized universities; or
Holders of Lower Second Class degrees plus Postgraduate Diplomas or Certificates in any field of study; or with at least two years of working experience in teaching, managerial or research responsibilities.
In addition to meeting any one of the above admission criteria, applicants will be required to submit letters of recommendation supporting the applicants’ academic and professional abilities and attend and pass an oral interview and a Graduate Entrance Examination (GEE).
NOTE: If the certificate you obtained in your country is not mentioned above, please message the “Course Contacts” and they will be able to answer all your questions.

Application Process
Application Fees for Kenyan Students: $23
Application Fees for International Students: $23

Application forms are available at the admissions office in phase 1 of Strathmore University or can be downloaded from

Send the completed application form with your CV, two reference letters (one of crucial and one personal/academic) copies of your degree certificates and transcripts and 3 passport size photographs to You may also drop your fully completed application form at the admissions office in Strathmore University

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for this programme include:
– Barrister
– Civil Service fast streamer
– Health service manager
– Local government officer
– Marketing executive
– Newspaper journalist
– Psychotherapist
– Recruitment consultant.

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Tuition Fees for Kenyan Students: $0
Tuition Fees for International Students: $0

Relevant Contact

General School Office
For General Enquiries
Admissions Office
For Admissions Enquiries
Dr Magdalene Adhiambo Ngala-Dimba
Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences