WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$1,094 /year
Applications Begin:June 2020
Final Award:Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Technology
Start Date:January 2021
Academic Unit:Faculty of Social Sciences and Technology
Campus:Main Campus
Application Deadline: November 2020
Programme Overview

With this programme, Political scientists study governing systems, political development, and political theory. And students not only learn about politics and government, they also gain valuable analytical, communication, and research skills.


– The programme takes 4 years

Admission Requirements

a) KCSE with C+ (plus) Mean grade; Or KCSE with C (plain) and a KNEC Diploma or its equivalent from a recognized Institution; Or KCSE with C- (minus) plus a Certificate and a KNEC Diploma or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
b) Any other qualifications equivalent to the above from any institution recognized by the University

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

Application Guidelines:
**Applications should be made on prescribed forms obtainable from the MMU website ( or the office of Corporate Affairs at MMU Main Campus OR the Director’s Office at MMU Nairobi CBD Campus located at Uniafric House, Fourth Floor, Loita Street, upon payment of a non-refundable application fee shown: CERTIFICATE = Kshs.500.00; DIPLOMA = Kshs.500.00; BACHELORS = Kshs.1000.00; MASTERS = Kshs.1500.00

Applicants should provide the following documents:
– Copy of National ID / Passport / Birth Certificate OR any other document(s) that can be used to identify the new Student.
– Copy of KCSE result slips/KCSE Certificate, Leaving Certificate and any other Academic transcripts (where applicable).
– 4 Coloured Passport Photos
– Medical Report

** The Multimedia University of Kenya has three intakes: January (Application Deadline = 19 November 2020), May (Application Deadline = March 2021) and September.

Career Opportunities

Some Career opportunities for this programme include:
– Civil Service Fast Streamer
– Government social research officer
– Policy officer
– Political risk analyst
– Politician’s assistant
– Public affairs consultant
– Public relations account executive
– Social researcher

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Tuition Fees for Kenyan and East African applicants: $1,094
Tuition Fees for International Students: $1,313

Tuition fee per year for Kenyan Students = Kshs 120,400
Tuition fee per year for International Students = Kshs 144,480
– 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.
– International students who are not in the East African Community (EAC), pay 20% more than the others for tuition fees.
All students must pay full fees on the reporting day. The payments will be in form of bank deposit slips with their full names and admission numbers written on them as they appear in their Letter of Offer.

Relevant Contact

General School Office
For General Enquiries
Admissions Office
For Admissions Enquiries