WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$0 /year
Applications Begin:June 2020
Final Award:Bachelor of Arts
Start Date:September 2020
Academic Unit:Faculty of Arts
Campus:Main Campus
Application Deadline: 30 September 2020
Programme Overview

A candidate from a recognized University, or any other equivalent institution recognized by the University of Nairobi senate, wishing to transfer to the BA. programme at the University of Nairobi shall be allowed to transfer credits from his/her University if those credits are deemed relevant and meet the required minimum contact hours.  A University of Nairobi student who obtains a credit or credits from a recognized university shall also be allowed to transfer those credits to the University of Nairobi.  The transferred credits shall not be more than a 1/3 of the total prescribed credits and/or course units required for the award of the BA. degree.


BA Programme will run for a minimum of 8 semesters and maximum of 22 semesters from the date of registration
The minimum semester load shall be two course units and the maximum shall be seven-course units. Each course unit in the programme has a loading of 45 hours.

Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement
– A candidate shall be allowed to register only in those course units and their combinations approved by the Faculty.  Any modification of such combination(s) shall be allowed only after obtaining approval of the Faculty, provided such modification is done within the first two weeks of the semester.
– A candidate must also satisfy the requirements of the department(s) in which he/she wishes to register.
– Continuing students must register for course units within the first two weeks of the semester.

Application Process
Application Fees for Kenyan Students: $0
Application Fees for International Students: $0

How to Apply:
Applicants should visit = to apply Online

University of Nairobi has three intakes in an Academic year. Main intake being in September/October for all the courses and December/January for Bachelor of Education(Arts), Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Hospitality Management, Bachelor of Travel and Tourism April/May for Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education(Arts), Bachelor of Education Early Childhood, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Economics ,Bachelor of Economics and Statistics ,Bachelor of Journalism and media Studies, Bachelor of Art Broadcast Production, Bachelor of Hospitality Management, Bachelor of Travel and Tourism, Bachelor of Arts Broadcast Production and all Diploma and Certificate courses.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this programme can find jobs in sectors like:
– Government
– Non-government organisations
– Higher education, private educational and language colleges
– Media and communications organisations
– Arts and cultural organisations

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

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**This programme will be completed after a duration of 4 years, with fees per year as follows:
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– Third year =
– Fourth year =


International Students pay 20% more than the Kenyan Students.

Relevant Contact

Prof. Ephraim Wahome
Dean Faculty of Arts
Admissions Office
Admission Enquiries