WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$0 /year
Applications Begin:June 2020
Final Award:Bachelor of Construction Management
Start Date:September 2020
Academic Unit:College of Architecture and Engineering
Campus:Main Campus
Application Deadline: 30 September 2020
Programme Overview

The Bachelor of Construction Management is a four (4) year full-time degree programme.  It is a multi-faceted discipline derived from the four main areas of knowledge namely management, law, economics and technology. Its concept, principles and practice are applied with judgement to develop ways to utilize resources economically in the construction industry. Graduates of this degree programme will acquire knowledge in principles and practices that focus on the management activities and challenge that organizations face when they undertake construction projects.


a) The curriculum covers a minimum of eight (9) semesters and a maximum period of sixteen (16) Semesters of fifteen (15) weeks each.

b) Candidates are expected to take a minimum load of six (6) units and a maximum load of nine (9) units each semester.

c) The studio units covered are equivalent to two (2) course units in the three years for each semester and four (4) units for the 4th year Second Semester

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet the stipulated minimum University of Nairobi General Admission criteria as provided for under statute XIX.  Applicants with the following qualifications will be eligible for consideration for admission into the degree programme:
– KCSE Applicants or Equivalent:  Mean Grade C+ with a minimum of grade C+ in the following subject clusters:  English or Kiswahili; Mathematics; Physics or Biology or Chemistry, or Biological Sciences; Geography or Accounts or Commerce or Economics, or Building Construction or Drawing and Design or Art and Design.
– KACE (A Level) Applicants or Equivalent:  Two Principal Passes; a minimum principal ‘D’ pass in either Mathematics or Physics and in any one of the following subjects: Economics, Geography, and Chemistry and a credit pass in the English language at KCE level or equivalent
– Diploma Holders: A minimum KCE Division II or mean grade C in KCSE in addition to a credit pass or equivalent of the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) Diploma or its equivalent in:  Building Construction, Architectural Studies, Civil Engineering and Applied Physical Sciences.

Degree Holders:  A holder of a University degree or its equivalent from a recognized University in the following areas:  Architecture, Engineering, Design, Economics, Commerce, Quantity Surveying, Building Economics, Land Economics, Planning or any other relevant equivalent degree.

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

Some career opportunities for this programme include:
– Construction manager
– Estates manager
– Estimator
– Fire risk assessor
– Quantity surveyor
– Site engineer
– Sustainability consultant

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

Tuition Fees per year for Kenyan Students = 258,500 KES
Tuition Fees per year for International Students = 310,200 KES
**This programme will be completed after a duration of 4 years, with fees per year as follows:
– First year = 258,500 KES
– Second year = 240,500 KES
– Third year = 240,500 KES
– Fourth year = 258,500 KES


International Students pay 20% more than the Kenyan Students.

Relevant Contact

Prof. Ngau Peter
Principal, College of Architecture and Engineering
Admissions Office
Admission Enquiries