Bachelor of Education (Art and Design) Program Offered at Kenyatta University


Kenyatta University (KU)

Kiambu County

Bachelors Degree 4 years Fulltime Fee: on application Intake: Ongoing

Bachelors Degree (Accredited by: Kenyatta University)

About Bachelor of Education (Art and Design) Bachelors Degree program.

The Bachelor of Education (Arts) Degree Programme is intended to prepare teachers for secondary schools.  However, it is also suitable for people who are involved in educational management and training in the tertiary institutions both in the public and private sectors.  In addition some subject combinations provide competency in Economic Planning, Business and Financial Management as well as Accounting Practices.   Students who go through the program can also become trainers in tertiary institutions as well as institutions of higher learning.

Entry requirements for Bachelor of Education (Art and Design)

The common University regulations and entry requirements for Undergraduate courses shall apply.
In addition consideration will be given to those with:

  • KCSE mean grade C+ (plus) or its equivalent but without art. These should present a portfolio of artworks to the Department of Art and Design for assessment.  OR
  • KCSE mean grade of C (plain) or its equivalent and with a Diploma in Art and Design from a recognized institution. OR
  • KCSE mean grade of C (plain) or its equivalent with a P1 certificate and proven experience in Art and Design. OR
  • Mean grade of C-(minus) at KCSE and progressed from Certificate to Diploma at Kenyatta University or any other recognized / accredited Institutions.

Bachelor of Education (Art and Design) Course Subjects

Students will choose the 3:3:3:3 major-minor (two teaching subjects ie Art and Design and any other) programme. In that programme, of the 13 units required in level 100, 3units shall be in Art & Design,4 common University units,3 from School of Education and 3 from any other department. In levels 200, 300, and 400 series, students will take 6 units in Art and Design and 2 units from the other department and 4 from School of Education each year.

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