Garissa University Admission Requirements 2023/2024

Garissa University (GAU)  Undergraduate Entry Requirements 2023/2024, Basic Requirements for Admission at the Garissa University Garissa University admission requirement for all the courses at the Undergraduate, Postgraduate level has been released for the 2023/2024 academic session.

The management of Garissa University has released the Application Requirement/Registration Requirement for the Student Studying in the institution.

Garissa University Admission Requirements

Entry requirements for Undergraduate Diploma Courses

Certificate Entry Requirements

  • Minimum Entry Requirements:
  • KSCE Mean Grade of D+ (Plus), C- (minus) OR equivalent

Diploma Entry Requirements

  • Minimum Entry Requirements:
  • KSCE Mean Grade of C (Plain) OR equivalent

Degree Entry Requirements

  • Minimum Entry Requirements:
  • An aggregate KCSE grade of C+ (PLUS) or a relevant Diploma from a recognized Institution

GARISSA UNIVERSITY, GU KENYA POSTGRADUATE ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

A holder of a bachelor’s degree with Second class-Upper Division from a recognised institution of higher learning, or a holder of a lower second class degree with 2 (two) years’ experience in relevant field. In addition applicants must meet specific schools requirement. In exceptional cases, the Senate may also admit to the Master’s programme non-holders of a first degree provided such candidates can on the basis of published research, academic and creative work they have done, show that they are qualified to undertake postgraduate work by passing qualifying examinations

Check Below for Specific entry requirement(s) of any course of interest offered by GU

SPECIFIC GU ENTRY REQUIREMENTS OF EACH COURSES

School of Education , Arts and Social Sciences

Diploma in Education (ECPE)  Mode of Study : School Based (December, April, August.)       Duration :2 years

  • Minimum mean of C-(minus) or
  • P1 certificate or
  • A KNEC certificate in Early Childhood Education or its equivalence

Diploma in Public Administration           Mode of Study : Weekend Part time         Duration  2 year

  • Minimum mean of C-(minus) or division 2 at KCE or , 1 principal pass at KACE ‘A’ level or at least D+ at KCSE plus a one year certificate from accredited institution or KNEC

Bachelor of Education (Arts)    Mode of Study :Regular, School Based (December, April, August.)              Duration  4 years

  • Minimum mean of C+(plus) at KCSE and above and a C+ in two teaching subjects , Diploma holder in education from recognized institution

Bachelor of Education (Science)  Mode of Study : Regular, School Based (December, April, August.)               Duration 4 years

  • Minimum mean of C+(plus) at KCSE and above and a C+ in two teaching subjects , Diploma holder in education from recognized institution And a C+ in two teaching subjects

Bachelor of Education- Early Childhood And Primary Education(ECPE)   Mode of Study : School Based (December, April, August.)   Duration : 4 years

  • Minimum mean of C+ (plus) at KCSE and above or its equivalence , C (plain) and P1/ S1 certificate.
  •  Diploma holder in education ECPE from recognized institution

Bachelor of Arts (Geography)    Mode of Study : Regular (Mon-Fri)             Duration  4 years

  • Minimum mean of C+ (plus) at KCSE and above and C+ in geography or its equivalence , 2 principal pass and one subsidiary pass at ‘A ‘level or
  • Diploma in related discipline from recognized institution

Bachelor of Arts (Community Development)       Mode of Study :Part time/Regular (Mon-Fri)   Duration  4 years

  • Minimum mean of C+ (plus) at KCSE and above or its equivalence , 2 principal pass and one subsidiary pass at ‘A’ level or Diploma in related discipline from recognized institution

Bachelor of Arts (Political Science and Public Administration)  Mode of Study : Weekend Part time/Regular (Mon-Fri)   Duration  4 years

  • Minimum mean of C+ (plus) at KCSE and above or its equivalence , 2 principal pass and one subsidiary pass at ‘A’ level or , Diploma in related discipline from recognized institution

Masters of Education (ECPE)   Mode of Study : School Based (December, April, August.)              Duration   2 years

  • Second class degree (upper division) in education in ECPE from recognized institution , Second class bachelor degree (lower division) in education in ECPE with 2 yrs. teaching experience

Masters of Education (Planning)   Mode of Study : School Based (December, April, August.)             Duration    2 years

  • Second class degree (upper division) in education from recognized institution. Second class bachelor degree in education(lower division) with 2 yrs. teaching experience

Masters of Education (Administration)   Mode of Study : School Based (December, April, August.)              Duration   2 years

  • Second class degree (upper division) in education from recognized institution. Second class bachelor degree in education(lower division) with 2 yrs. teaching experience

 Masters of Education (Leadership and Policy)  Mode of Study :  School Based (December, April, August.)             Duration :   2 years

  • Second class degree (upper division) in education from recognized institution. Second class bachelor degree in education(lower division) with 2 yrs. teaching experience

 Masters of Education (Curriculum Development)   Mode of Study : School Based (December, April, August.)               Duration : 2 years

  • Second class degree (upper division) in education from recognized institution. Second class bachelor degree in education(lower division) with 2 yrs. teaching experience

Doctor of Philosopy (PhD) (Administration)         Mode of Study : School Based (December, April, August.)         Duration : 3 years

  • Masters in Administration from recognized institution

 Doctor of Philosopy (PhD) (Curriculum Development)    Mode of Study : School Based (December, April, August.)            Duration :   3 years

  •  Masters in Curriculum Development from recognized institution

Doctor of Philosopy (PhD) (Planning)       Mode of Study :School Based (December, April, August.)   3 years

  • Masters in Planning from recognized institution

Doctor of Philosopy (PhD) (Leadership and Policy)         Mode of Study : School Based (December, April, August.)             Duration :  3 years

  • Masters in Leadership and Policy) from recognized institution
Department of Arts and Social Sciences

Diploma in Public Administration.    Mode of study:Weekend Part time.  Duration:2 year Requirements  

  • Minimum mean of C-(minus) or division 2 at KCE or
  • 1 principal pass at KACE ‘A’ level or
  • at least D+ at KCSE plus a one year certificate from accredited institution or KNEC

Bachelor of Arts (Geography).   Mode of Study :Regular (Mon-Fri).     Duration :4 years Requirements

  • Minimum mean of C+ (plus) at KCSE and above and C+ in geography
  • or its equivalence
  • 2 principal pass and one subsidiary pass at ‘A ‘level or
  • Diploma in related discipline from recognized institution

Bachelor of Arts (Community Development) .  Mode of Study : Weekend Part time/Regular (Mon-Fri).  Duration : 4 years Requirements

  • Minimum mean of C+ (plus) at KCSE and above or its equivalence
  • 2 principal pass and one subsidiary pass at ‘A’ level or
  • Diploma in related discipline from recognized institution

Bachelor of Arts (Political Science and Public Administration).  Mode of Study: Weekend Part time/Regular (Mon-Fri).  Duration :4  years Requirements

  • Minimum mean of C+ (plus) at KCSE and above or its equivalence
  • 2 principal pass and one subsidiary pass at ‘A’ level or
  • Diploma in related discipline from recognized institution

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