WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$1,000 /year
Applications Begin:January 2021
Final Award:Bachelor of Science in Clothing, Textiles and Interior Design
Start Date:September 2021
Academic Unit:Faculty of Education and Community Studies
Campus:Main campus
Application Deadline: October 2021
Programme Overview

Despite considerable technological progress, a noticeable degree of poor housing, and interior design, health and sanitation prevails in both rural and urban areas. The programme aims at producing a cadre of trained professionals, who will advise and demonstrate approaches and techniques of altering the living environment.

Programme Objectives
The objectives of the programme are to: –
i) Prepare graduates for a variety of careers in Clothing, Textiles and Interior Design.
ii) Provide graduates with professional competencies necessary for both formal and self-employment in institutions, industries and organizations related to their field of training, so that they can compete to advantage in the job market.
iii) Produce graduates with research skills in the areas of Clothing, Textiles and Interior Design.
iv) Provide graduates with basic skills, knowledge and understanding to pursue further education in the areas of Clothing, Textiles and Interior Design.


Course Structure and Duration
The degree programme may be taken on either full time or part time basis for a minimum of 169.5 credit hours. Graduates with a diploma from a college recognized by Egerton University senate may receive up to a maximum of 30% credit hour transfers. Coding of the courses offered by the Department of Applied Community Development Studies is represented by CTID standing for C=Clothing, T=Textiles, I=Interior and D=Design. This is followed by a three-digit figure.
The first digit (starting from the left) represents the year in which the course is offered.
The second digit represents the field of study as follows:
General art, drawing and designing studies
Textiles studies
Interior design studies
Clothing studies
Field studies and Industrial attachment
Research and seminars.
Professional and business studies
The third digit denotes the serial number within the area of the year of study starting from zero.

Examination Regulations
All examinations for this programme shall be conducted in accordance with examination regulations as stipulated in the Egerton University Statute XXVIII.

Grading System
The grading of examinations for this programme shall be conducted in accordance with in Egerton University Statute XXVIII.

Graduation Requirements
To graduate a student shall be required to take and pass ALL scheduled courses within the stipulated period.

Degree Classification
Degree classification shall be in accordance with Egerton University Statute XXVIII.

Admission Requirements

Candidates must have passed the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education at the minimum grades as indicated below:
Biology C+ or Biological Sciences B-
Chemistry C+ Physical Sciences B-
Mathematics C+ Mathematics C+
English/Kiswahili C+ English/Kiswahili C+

Candidates with a diploma with at least a credit pass from an institution recognised by Egerton University senate.

Application Process
Application Fees for Kenyan and East African Community Students: $18
Application Fees for International Students: $18

Application Guidelines:
Required Documents to be attached during Application include:
– Certified copies of your Result Slip, Certificates and Transcripts.
– ORIGINAL RECEIPT (Application Fee): KShs. 2,000 for ALL Degree Programmes and Kshs. 1,000 for all Undergraduate Diploma Programmes: Payable to; Account Name; Egerton University, Kenya Commercial Bank; Account No:1108550703.
– Copy of your National ID Card or Birth Certificate.

Online application procedure

– Simply complete the Egerton University Online Application form and upload all the necessary documents, so that it can be processed by the administrative department
– The application will be complete once all the necessary fees have been paid.

Offline Application Procedure
– An Application form can be downloaded through the school website:
– The application form must be fully filled and the relevant academic documents attached. It must be returned to the admissions office of the university according to the deadline set by the admissions office.

Career Opportunities

There is growing demand for competent personnel in the areas of clothing, textiles and interior design with increased opportunities created by East African Federation, COMESA, and the international markets.

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Tuition Fees for Kenyan and East African Community Students: $1,000
Tuition Fees for International Students: $1,299

Tuition Fees for Kenyan Students = Kshs. 110,000
Tuition Fees for International Students = Kshs. 143,000
**EAC (East African Community) Students pay the same amount as Kenyan students. Countries in the East African Community include; Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.


– Foreign students out of the East African Community pay 30% more that the Kenyan students.
– The University reviews tuition fees on a regular basis.

Relevant Contact

Prof. Micah C. Chepchieng
Dean Faculty of Education and Community Studies
Admissions Office
Admission Enquiries
School Office
General Enquiries