WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$991 /year
Applications Begin:August 2021
Final Award:Bachelors of Science in Hospitality Management
Start Date:September 2021
Academic Unit:School of Hospitality, Travel & Tourism Management
Campus:Main Campus
Application Deadline: September 2021
Programme Overview

A degree in hospitality management introduces undergraduate students to reliable skills that they require to enter into a managerial career where they work in various hospitality environments. It trains managers in special fields with hands-on experience on real life customer situations in the hospitality world.


The curriculum for the degree programme shall extend over a period of not less than four academic years of study.

Admission Requirements

At least KCSE mean grade C+ and grade C inEnglish/Kiswahili, Geography/History and Biology/chemistry
Diploma in relevant disciplines from an institution of higher learning recognized by the University Senate of Mount Kenya University.

Application Process
Application Fees for Kenyan and East African applicants: $9
Application Fees for International Students: $46

Application Guidelines:
**Application forms can be downloaded from or collected from the school campuses/ marketing centres. Duly filled application forms should be addressed to the Registrar – Academic Administration.

The following Documents should be made available:
– Copies of all academic certificates including secondary school certificates, Bachelors, Diplomas & Certificate level transcripts and certificates.
– One (1) recent passport size photograph (write your name on reverse side)
– Copy of national I.D/Passport.

Application fee is as follows:
– a) Kshs 1000 for Certificate, Diploma and under- graduate programs for the East African applicants. USD 50 for the Non-East African Applicants.
– Kshs 2000 for Postgraduate programmes for East African Applicants. USD 100 for Non-East African Applicants.

Application for admission does not guarantee admission into the University for course applied for; this will be subject to fulfilment of all requirements and class size as approved by the University Senate.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for this programme include:
– Accommodation manager
– Catering manager
– Chef
– Conference centre manager
– Event manager
– Fast food restaurant manager
– Hotel manager
– Public house manager
– Restaurant manager

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Tuition Fees for Kenyan and East African applicants: $991
Tuition Fees for International Students: $1,189

Tuition Fees for Kenyan Students = Kshs. 109,100
Tuition Fees for International Students = Kshs 130,920
Students from Countries in the East African  Community (EAC), pay the same amount as Kenyan Students. The six countries in the East African Community include; Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.

– All international students (Non East African) are to pay additional (statutory fee, quality assurance & tuition fee) of 20% above the normal fee.
– The university fees payment can also be done in easy instalments within the semester. The instalments are as follows: 30% upon registration, 30%- second instalment, 20%-third instalment 20% – fourth instalment.

Relevant Contact

General School Office
For General Enquiries
School of Hospitality, Travel & Tourism Management Office
For School Enquiries
Admissions Office
Admissions Enquiries