Bsc Environmental Education 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)

Objectives of Bsc Environmental Education

Graduates are employed in a variety of places both in public and private sectors. They are mainly absorbed in the;

  • Ministry of Environment, Water and natural Resources
  • Ministry of Health
  • Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure
  • Ministry of Energy and Petroleum
  • Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries
  • Ministry of Mining
  • County Governments
  • NEMA
  • ICRAF, UNEP, UN habitat, IUCN, KWS, PA, KEFRI:

Collaborative research, exchange and sharing of information, student attachments in all the above organization.

Entry requirements for Bsc Environmental Education

Candidates must fulfil the Kenyatta University and School of Environmental Studies entry requirements. 
In addition the candidate must have grade C+ or equivalent in any three of the following sub- jects: Mathematics, English, Biology, Geography, History and any religious subject. 
To gain admission into the programme, diploma holders:

  • Must have passed KCSE or its equivalent with a minimum of C mean grade or Division 3
  • Must have successfully completed an ordinary diploma course and attained a minimum
  • credit grade in Environmental Studies, Journalism, Education, Public Health and any relevant Engineering field.
  • Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE and progressed from certificate to Diploma from recognized/accredited institutions.

Bsc Environmental Education Course Subjects

The students will follow the 3: 2: 1:1 degree pattern. In the first year of study, the students will take the mandatory four (4) University Common Units in addition to the eight (8) core units from the EED programme. They will also take two (2) other units, each from any two other departments in the School of environmental Studies (SES). In the second year of study, the students will take all the ten (10) core units in addition to two (2) other units from one other SES department. In the third year and fourth year of study, the students will take ten (10) units from EED programme (Eight of which must be core); and two other (2) units from any of SES departments for each year. A student may also choose all the twelve (12) units from EED programme in third and fourth years.

The general University Examination regulations shall apply. To graduate in the degree on Bachelor of Science (Environmental Education), students will take a total of 50 units. The units will comprise of 14 level 100 and 12 units in each of the other three levels. The grading for written examinations will be as follows: 70 - 100(A), 60 - 69 (B), 50 -59 (C), 40- 49(D), 0 - 39 (E). Pass mark is 40%. A candidate who gets less than 40% shall be given a Retake.


To be classified, a candidate must have done 50 mandatory units including the Practicum. The mean score for the 50 units is calculated to help in placing a candidate to the correct Class as follows: 70 - 100 (First Class (Honours), 60 - 69 (Upper Second (Honours), 50 - 59 (Second Class Lower), 40 - 49 (Pass), 0 - 39 (Fail).

Graduates of this programme will be awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Education (B.Sc. Environmental Education).

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