Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT)

Bachelor of Human Resource Management

  • Bachelors Degree Program
  • Duration : 3 years

Course Overview

The Human Resource management program at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) focuses on developing strategies to manage people and construct workplace arrangements that respond to organisational and human needs.
As a HR practitioner you will be expected to understand sustainable work practices and policies and make organisational decisions within the broader social and economic environment and work effectively with stakeholders. This Human Resource management program will enable you to become comfortable using contemporary media and communication tools, have the ability to explain concepts and put forward proposals in a coherent and logical manner, therefore giving you an edge over your colleagues.

Minimum Entry Requirements

Bachelor of Science in human resource management at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT) has the following minimum requirements;

  • Be holder of KCSE (or equivalent examination) certificate with minimum aggregate of (C+) and a minimum  of C in mathematics and a minimum of C in English except where specific programme requirements for cluster subjects are different  in which case  the programme requirements shall apply.
  • Be a holder of KACE certificate with a minimum of two principal passes and subsidiary pass in general paper and a minimum of credit pass in mathematics at KCE except where specific subjects are different in which case the programme requirements shall apply. OR
  • Be a holder of a diploma with a credit pass in a relevant discipline from an institution recognized by the university senate. OR
  • Be a holder of any other qualification accepted by the university Senate as equivalent to any of the above.
  • Possession of the minimum requirements does not guarantee automatic admission to the bachelor’s degree.

Course Objectives

The Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT) is designed to achieve the following:

  • To develop a theoretical and technical understanding of Human Resources Management concepts and practices and the ability to cope with future developments in these areas.
  • To enhance ability to tactfully deal with both long term and short term HR issues of an organization
  • To instill a critical and integrated understanding of HR practices, with a firm foundation  in related areas such as economics, ethics ,information technology, organizational behavior and business law.
  • To prepare the students for progression to higher degree work and research in Human Resource Management and related business areas.

Course Program

Bachelor of Science in human resource management at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT) shall be offered in EIGHT (8) academic semesters organized in four academic years.

A student will be deemed to have passed an academic semester after successful completion of all the units of the semester. There shall be one attachment at the end of third year taking (8) weeks.
Each semester will have maximum of nine (9) units and a minimum of seven (7) units.
Bachelor of Science in human resource management at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT) shall be offered in terms of units with one unit consisting of a minimum of 45 contact hours. For this purpose a one-lecture is equivalent to a two-hour tutorial or a three-hour practical period or an equivalent amount of other assigned study or practical experience or any combination of these that may be approved by the university senate.

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