WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$0 /year
Applications Begin:June 2020
Final Award:Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Education
Start Date:September 2020
Academic Unit:School of Education
Campus:Kikuyu campus
Application Deadline: 30 September 2020
Programme Overview

Bachelor of education in Early Childhood education will develop the capacity to manage educational provision for early childhood, explore issues and trends in the development of early childhood education and design and carry out research in early childhood education.

Admission Requirements

1. Holders of Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with a minimum aggregate performance of C+, or equivalent.

2. Holders of Mean Grade C- or equivalent plus a certificate and Diploma.

3. Holders of ‘O’ Level Division II or equivalent plus a Diploma

4. Holders ‘O’ Level Division III or equivalent Plus a Certificate and Diploma.

5.Holders of ‘O’ Level Division III or equivalent plus a three year Diploma from a recognized post secondary Institution for admissions to Bachelor of Education

6. Diploma from University of Nairobi or other recognized institutions and an aggregate of C in KCSE or equivalent.

7. ‘A’ Level with two Principal passes or equivalent in   relevant subjects.

8. CPAII/CPS II/CIPS OR Equivalent for Commerce and Arts and should have attained an aggregate of C in KCSE or ‘O’ Level Division III.

9. P1 from a two-year post secondary training institution for entry into Bachelor of Education.

10. Higher National Diploma in relevant fields and should have attained an aggregate of C in KCSE

11. Degree from a recognized University

12. Equivalent qualifications to the above from institutions recognized by Senate.

– In addition to the above general admission criteria, applicants are required to have obtained C+ in at least two teaching subjects of their preferences.

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:
– Pre-School Teacher
– Teacher’s Assistant
– Elementary School Teacher

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

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International Students pay 20% more than the Kenyan Students.

Relevant Contact

Prof. Genevieve Wanjala
Dean, School of Education
Admissions Office
Admission Enquiries