Diploma in Educational Leadership and Management Program Offered at Kenyatta University


Kenyatta University (KU)

Kiambu County

Diploma 2 years Fulltime Fee: on application Intake: Ongoing

Diploma (Accredited by: Kenyatta University)

About Diploma in Educational Leadership and Management Diploma program.

If you want to develop your leadership and management knowledge and skills in educational settings and organisations, you will find that this course provides you with that opportunity. The programme aims to support reflection and empowerment for the professional working in the field of education.

Objectives of Diploma in Educational Leadership and Management

Upon completion of this Diploma in Educational Leadership and Management course at Kenyatta University, you should be able to:

  • understand educational leadership and management both as a subject of study and as a field of practice
  • identify current and emerging leadership situations and issues through analysis
  • consider views of what constitutes ‘good’ leadership and management
  • gain insights into the potential for ‘capacity building’ in educational organisations.

Entry requirements for Diploma in Educational Leadership and Management

To be admitted to the course programme, applicants must one of following:

  • K.C.S.E (C plain) or its equivalent, or
  • P1 or S1 or its equivalent with at least two years work experience
  • A holder of KCSE C- (minus) with a relevant certificate from a recognized institution.

Diploma in Educational Leadership and Management Course Subjects

To qualify for the award of Diploma in Educational Leadership and Management, a candidate shall have completed TWO (2) academic years.
Mode of Study: Full-Time –Residential (4 Semesters), Full-Time –Institutional Based (6 Sessions),
Open and Distance Learning (4 Semesters)

Unit Code and Title

Year 1
EMP 021: Foundations of Education
EMP 022: Psychology of Learning and Instruction
EMP 023: ICT in Educational Management
EMP 024: Introduction to Educational Research
EMP 025: Theories and Principles of Educational Management
EMP 026: Strategic Leadership and School Improvement
EMP 027: Curriculum and Instructional Leadership
EMP 028: School Financial Management
EMP 029: Management of Resources in Education
EMP 030: Human Resources Management EMP 031: Education Project Management EMP 032: Educational Law and Policy

Year 2
EMP 033: Management of Student Services Activities and Discipline
EMP 034: Administration of Inclusive Schools
EMP 035: National Education Administration
EMP 036: Data Collection and Analysis for School Improvement
EMP 037: Primary School Management and Leadership
EMP 038: School Strategic Planning
EMP 039: Practicum in Educational Management
EMP 040: Research Project

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