University of Embu Admission Requirements 2023/2024

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

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

University of Embu Admission Requirements

Entry requirements for an Undergraduate Course
School of Nursing Academic Programmes
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) Upgrading Programme
    • Mean Grade C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent with a Diploma in Nursing or Division II at KCE/EACE with a Diploma in Nursing; OR,
    • KACE or equivalent one (1) Principal pass and two (2) Subsidiaries at KACE with a Diploma in Nursing. In addition, one must have at least two (2) years working experience after attainment of the Diploma in Nursing.
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) Direct Entry
    • Mean Grade C+(Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+(Plus) in Chemistry, Biology, Physics/Mathematics and English/Kiswahili or Physical Sciences, Biological Sciences, Mathematics and English or Kiswahili.
  • Bachelor of Science in Community Health & Development
    •  Mean grade of C+ (Plus) in KCSE with at least C+ (Plus) biology, and any three of the following subjects: Mathematics, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Geography, History and Government, English/ Kiswahili, Home Science or Agriculture; OR
    • Mean grade C (Plain) and a Diploma in Environmental and Community Development or a related area with Credit Pass from an institution recognized by senate plus at least C+ in in any two of the following subjects: Mathematics, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Geography, History and Government, English/ Kiswahili, Home Science or Agriculture.
School of Education & Social Sciences
  • B.Ed. Science
    • Mean grade C+ at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ in any two (2) Science subjects for B.Ed. Science and any two (2) Arts subjects for B.Ed. Arts; OR,
    • KACE or equivalent with at least two Principal passes and a Subsidiary; OR, KCSE with a mean grade of C (Plain) or above and a Diploma in Education with at least C+ in  any two (2) teaching subjects in Science or Arts; OR,
    • P1 Grade trained primary school teacher with mean grade of C (Plain) or above at KCSE with at least C+ in any two (2) teaching subjects in Science or Arts.
  • B.Ed. Arts
    • Mean grade C+ at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ in any two (2) Science subjects for B.Ed. Science and any two (2) Arts subjects for B.Ed. Arts; OR,
    • KACE or equivalent with at least two Principal passes and a Subsidiary; OR, KCSE with a mean grade of C (Plain) or above and a Diploma in Education with at least C+ in  any two (2) teaching subjects in Science or Arts; OR,
    • P1 Grade trained primary school teacher with mean grade of C (Plain) or above at KCSE with at least C+ in any two (2) teaching subjects in Science or Arts.
  • Bachelor Criminology & Security Studies
    • Mean Grade C+ at KCSE or its equivalent; OR
    • KACE or its equivalent with at least two Principal passes and one Subsidiary; OR
    • Mean Grade C (Plain) at KCSE with a Diploma in Criminology and Security Studies or equivalent with at least a Credit pass from an institution recognized by Senate.
  • Bachelor of Library and Information Science
    • Mean grade C+ at KCSE and a Minimum of C(Plain) in English; OR,
    • Mean Grade C(Plain) at KCSE plus a Diploma in Library & Information Science or its equivalent with a credit from an institution recognized by the senate; OR,
    • KACE or equivalent with at least two principal passes in any two subjects plus a credit pass in English at KCE
School of Agriculture
  • BSc. in Agriculture
    • Mean grade C+ at KCSE or equivalent with at least C plain in Biology/Biological Sciences, Chemistry/Physical Sciences and any one of the following: Mathematics, Physics or Geography; OR,
    • KACE or equivalent with at least two Principal passes in Biology and Chemistry and one Subsidiary pass in Mathematics, Physics or Geography; OR,
    • Mean grade C (plain) at KCSE and a Diploma or Higher National Diploma in Biological or related sciences with at least a credit pass.
  • BSc. in Agriculture Education & Extension
    • Mean grade C+ at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ plus in Mathematics and Biology; OR,
    • KACE or equivalent with at least two Principal passes in Biology and Chemistry and one Subsidiary pass in Mathematics, Physics or Geography; OR,
    • KCSE mean grade C (plain) with a Diploma (or Higher National Diploma) in Biological or related sciences with at least a credit pass
  • BSc. in Water Resource Management
    • Mean grade C+ at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ plus in Mathematics and Biology; OR,
    • KACE or equivalent with at least two Principal passes in Biology and Chemistry and one Subsidiary pass in Mathematics, Physics or Geography; OR,
    • KCSE mean grade C (plain) with a Diploma (or Higher National Diploma) in Biological or related sciences with at least a credit pass
  • BSc. in Management of Agro-Ecosystems and Environment
    • Mean grade C+ at KCSE or equivalent with at least C plain in Biology/Biological Sciences, Chemistry/Physical Sciences and any one of the following: Mathematics, Physics or Geography; OR,
    • KACE or equivalent with at least two Principal passes in Biology and Chemistry and one Subsidiary pass in Mathematics, Physics or Geography; OR,
    • Mean grade C (plain) at KCSE and a Diploma or Higher National Diploma in Biological or related sciences with at least a credit pass.
  • BSc. in Horticulture
    • Mean grade C+ at KCSE or equivalent with at least C plain in Biology/Biological Sciences, Chemistry/Physical Sciences and any one of the following: Mathematics, Physics or Geography; OR,
    • KACE or equivalent with at least two Principal passes in Biology and Chemistry and one Subsidiary pass in Mathematics, Physics or Geography; OR,
    • Mean grade C (plain) at KCSE and a Diploma or Higher National Diploma in Biological or related sciences with at least a credit pass.
  • BSc. in Agricultural Biotechnology
    • Mean grade C+ at KCSE or equivalent with at least C plain in Biology/Biological Sciences, Chemistry/Physical Sciences and any one of the following: Mathematics, Physics or Geography; OR,
    • KACE or equivalent with at least two Principal passes in Biology and Chemistry and one Subsidiary pass in Mathematics, Physics or Geography; OR,
    • Mean grade C (plain) at KCSE and a Diploma or Higher National Diploma in Biological or related sciences with at least a credit pass.
  • BSc. in Animal Science and Production
    • Mean grade C+ at KCSE or equivalent with at least C plain in Biology/Biological Sciences, Chemistry/Physical Sciences and any one of the following: Mathematics, Physics or Geography; OR,
    • KACE or equivalent with at least two Principal passes in Biology and Chemistry and one Subsidiary pass in Mathematics, Physics or Geography; OR,
    • Mean grade C (plain) at KCSE and a Diploma or Higher National Diploma in Biological or related sciences with at least a credit pass.
  • BSc. in Agricultural Economics
    • Mean grade C+ at KCSE or equivalent with at least C plain in Biology/Biological Sciences, Chemistry/Physical Sciences and any one of the following: Mathematics, Physics or Geography; OR,
    • KACE or equivalent with at least two Principal passes in Biology and Chemistry and one Subsidiary pass in Mathematics, Physics or Geography; OR,
    • Mean grade C (plain) at KCSE and a Diploma or Higher National Diploma in Biological or related sciences with at least a credit pass.
  • BSc. in Agribusiness Management
    • Mean grade C+ at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ in Biology, Mathematics, Chemistry or Physics or Geography; OR,
    • KACE or equivalent with at least two Principal passes in Biology and Mathematics and a Subsidiary pass in Chemistry, Physics or Geography; R,
    • KCSE mean grade C (plain) with a Diploma (or Higher National Diploma) in Biological or related sciences with at least a credit pass.
  • BSc. in Range Management
    • Mean grade C+ at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ in Biology, Mathematics, Chemistry or Physics or Geography; OR,
    • KACE or equivalent with at least two Principal passes in Biology and Mathematics and a Subsidiary pass in Chemistry, Physics or Geography; R,
    • KCSE mean grade C (plain) with a Diploma (or Higher National Diploma) in Biological or related sciences with at least a credit pass
School of Business and Economics
  • Bachelor of Economics
    • Mean grade C+ at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ in Mathematics; OR,
    • KACE or equivalent with at least two Principal passes and one Subsidiary with Credit pass in Mathematics at KCE or equivalent.
  • Bachelor of Commerce
    • Mean grade C+ at KCSE or equivalent with at least C (Plain) or above in Mathematics and English/Kiswahili; OR,
    • KACE or equivalent with a minimum of two Principal passes and a Subsidiary, with a minimum of a Credit pass in Mathematics at KCE; OR,
    • Mean grade C (Plain) at KCSE or Division III at KCE with a Diploma in Business Studies or its equivalent with a credit pass; OR,
    • Mean grade C (Plain) at KCSE or Division III at KCE with a CPA/CPS Part II or equivalent professional qualification.
  • Bachelor of Economics and Statistics
    • Mean grade C+ at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ in Mathematics; OR,
    • KACE or equivalent with at least two Principal passes with Credit pass in Mathematics at KCE or equivalent.
    • Bachelor of Purchasing & Supplies Management
    • Mean grade C+ at KCSE or equivalent with at least C (Plain) or above in Mathematics and English/Kiswahili; OR,
    • Mean grade C (Plain) at KCSE or Division III at KCE with a Diploma in Business Studies or its equivalent with a credit pass from a recognized institution; OR,
    • Mean grade C (Plain) at KCSE or Division III at KCE with a CPA/CPS Part II or equivalent professional qualification; OR,
    • KACE or equivalent with a minimum of two Principal passes and a Subsidiary, with a minimum of a Credit pass in Mathematics at KCE; OR,
    • KACE certificate with a minimum of two subsidiary passes plus a Diploma from a recognized institution
    • Holder of a degree from a recognized university
  • Bachelor of Science in Finance
    • Mean grade C+ at KCSE or equivalent with at least C (Plain) or above in Mathematics and English/Kiswahili; OR,
    • Mean grade C (Plain) at KCSE or Division III at KCE with a Diploma in Business Studies or its equivalent with a credit pass from a recognized institution; OR,
    • Mean grade C (Plain) at KCSE or Division III at KCE with a CPA/CPS Part II or equivalent professional qualification; OR,
    • KACE or equivalent with a minimum of two Principal passes and a Subsidiary, with a minimum of a Credit pass in Mathematics at KCE; OR,
    • KACE certificate with a minimum of two subsidiary passes plus a Diploma from a recognized institution
    • Holder of a degree from a recognized university
School of Pure and Applied Sciences
  • BSc. in Computer Science
    • Mean grade C+(Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+(Plus) in Mathematics, Physics and any other two subjects; OR,
    • KACE or equivalent with at least two Principal passes one of which must be in Mathematics or Physics and one Subsidiary; OR,
    • Mean grade C (plain) at KCSE and Advanced Certificate in Computer Studies, Diploma in Computer Studies/Higher Diploma in Computer Studies.
  • BSc. in Physics
    • Mean Grade C+ (Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ in Physics and Mathematics and a C (Plain) in any of the following: Chemistry, Geography or Agriculture.
  • BSc. in Analytical Chemistry
    • Mean grade C+ at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ in Chemistry or Physical Sciences and any other two Science subjects; OR,
    • KACE or equivalent with at least two Principal passes of which one must be in Chemistry and one Subsidiary; OR,
    • KCSE mean grade C (plain) with a Diploma or Higher National Diploma in a relevant science discipline with at least a credit pass.
  • BSc. in Industrial Chemistry
    • Mean grade C+ at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ in Chemistry or Physical Sciences and any other two Science subjects; OR,
    • KACE or equivalent with at least two Principal passes of which one must be in Chemistry and one Subsidiary; OR,
    • KCSE mean grade C (plain) with a Diploma or Higher National Diploma in a relevant science discipline with at least a credit pass.
  • BSc. in Biogeochemistry
    • Mean Grade C+(Plus) at KCSE and a minimum of C+ in Chemistry and Biology; C (plain) in Mathematics/Physics/Geography and a C (plain) in English/Kiswahili OR
    • KACE or equivalent with at least two principal passes in any Biology and Chemistry plus a credit pass in Mathematics at KCE OR
    • KCSE mean grade C (plain) plus a Diploma in Science with a credit or its equivalent from an institution recognized by the Senate OR
    • Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry/Biology/Geography from an institution recognized by Senate, plus C+ at KCSE or credit pass
  • Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry
    •  Mean Grade C+ at K.C.S.E and a minimum grade of C (Plain) in Biology and Chemistry; OR,
    • KACE or equivalent with at least two principal passes in any two subjects plus a credit pass in Biology and Chemistry at KCE; OR,
    • KCSE mean grade C (plain) plus a Diploma in Biological Sciences with a credit or its equivalent from an institution recognized by the senate plus a C(Plain) in Mathematics and English; OR,
    • Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry from an institution recognized by Senate, plus C+ (plus) at KCSE or credit pass in Chemistry or Biology at KCE;
  • BSc. in Statistics
    • Mean grade C+ at KCSE or equivalent with at least B (Plain) in Mathematics; OR,
    • KACE or equivalent with at least two Principal passes one of which must be in Mathematics and one Subsidiary.
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc.)
    • Mean grade C+ at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ in any four subjects, three of which must be any of the following; Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Geography, and Mathematics; OR,
    • KACE or equivalent with at least two Principal passes and one Subsidiary in science subjects; OR,
    • KCSE mean grade C (plain) with a Diploma (or Higher National Diploma) in a relevant science discipline with at least a credit pass.
  • BSc. in Biology
    • Mean grade C+(Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics / Physics and any one subject; OR,
    • KACE or equivalent with at least two Principal passes in Biology and Chemistry and one Subsidiary pass in Mathematics, Physics or Geography; OR,
    • Mean grade C (plain) at KCSE and a Diploma (or Higher National Diploma) in Biological or related sciences with at least a credit pass.
  • BSc. in Microbiology and Biotechnology
    • Mean grade C+(Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+(Plus) in Biology, C (plain) in Chemistry and any other two subjects; OR,
    • KACE or equivalent with at least two Principal passes in Biology and Chemistry and one Subsidiary pass in Mathematics, Physics or Geography; OR,
    • Mean grade C (plain) at KCSE and a Diploma (or Higher National Diploma) in Biological or related sciences with at least a credit pass.
  • BSc. in Environmental Conservation and Natural Resource
    • Mean grade C+(Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+(Plus) in Biology, C (plain) in Chemistry and any other two subjects; OR,
    • KACE or equivalent with at least two Principal passes in Biology and Chemistry and one Subsidiary pass in Mathematics, Physics or Geography; OR,
    • Mean grade C (plain) at KCSE and a Diploma (or Higher National Diploma) in Biological or related sciences with at least a credit pass.
  • BSc. in Environmental Sciences
    • Mean grade C+(Plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+(Plus) in Biology, C (plain) in Chemistry and any other two subjects; OR,
    • KACE or equivalent with at least two Principal passes in Biology and Chemistry and one Subsidiary pass in Mathematics, Physics or Geography; OR,
    • Mean grade C (plain) at KCSE and a Diploma (or Higher National Diploma) in Biological or related sciences with at least a credit pass
  • BSc. in Information Technology
    • Mean grade C+ at KCSE with at least C(Plain) or above in Mathematics and English; OR,
    • KACE or equivalent with at least two principal passes in any two subjects plus a credit pass in Mathematics at KCE; OR,
    • KCSE mean grade C (plain) plus a Diploma in Information Technology/Computer Technology with a credit or its equivalent from a recognized institution plus a C (Plain) in Mathematics and English; OR,
    • Bachelors Degree from a recognized University plus a C (Plain) in Mathematics at KCSE or a credit pass in Mathematics at KCE.

UNIVERSITY OF EMBU, UOEM POSTGRADUATE ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

Entry requirements for Postgraduate Diploma Courses
  • Admission and conduct of postgraduate programs shall be conducted under the provisions of the general postgraduate regulations.
  • The following shall be eligible for admission into a postgraduate diploma program in the University:
  • Holders of a Bachelor’s degree from University of Embu and other universities recognized by the UoEm Senate
Entry requirements for Masters Courses
  • Holders of a Bachelor’s degree (Second Class Honours [Upper Division] or higher) from University of Embu or other universities recognized by the University of Embu Senate,
  • Holders of a Bachelor’s degree (Second Class Honours [Lower Division]) from University of Embu who have at least two years of relevant experience,
  • Holders of a postgraduate diploma (credit level or higher) from the institution or other institutions recognized by the University of Embu Senate.
Entry requirements for PhD Courses
  • To be admitted to an University of Embu doctoral program, an applicant must hold a Masters degree from University of Embu or an institution recognized by the University of Embu Senate. Beyond the possession of a degree, the applicant must have a cumulative mean of at least a B in his/her Masters studies, and must demonstrate ability in academic research. Specific program minimum requirements will apply.
  • In exceptional cases, Senate, on the recommendation of any of the schools, may admit to the doctorate program, applicants who do hold a Master’s degree, provided that such candidates, on the basis of the research, professional and academic work they have done, can demonstrate that they are well qualified to undertake doctoral work.

Related Articles

Responses

Your email address will not be published.

Home
Learn
Find
Explore
Forum

New Report

Close