Colleges and Universities Offering Master of Arts in Kiswahili in Kenya

  • Course Name: Master of Arts in Kiswahili(Kiswahili)
  • Major Subject: Kiswahili
  • Course Category: Masters Courses

Institutions Offering Master of Arts in Kiswahili

  • Egerton University Egerton University, Nakuru  
    Course entry requirements:
    (i) All applicants for registration shall be processed in the first instance through the relevant Department in which registration is sought. The Department shall then forward all such applications with appropriate comments to the Faculty board concerned for approval Egerton University Statutes 2008 51 and onward transmission to the Board of Postgraduate studies.
    (ii) Applicants shall be admitted to only one Degree programme at a time.
    (iii) Admission shall be confirmed by letter from the Direct, Board of Postgraduate Studies
    (iv) Admission shall be offered to holders of a Bachelor's Degree with an Upper Second Class Honours or above or equivalent qualification from recognized Institutions.
    (v) In exceptional cases, the Senate may also admit to the Master's programme a non-holder of Upper Second Class Honours provided that such candidate can, on the basis of the research and other scholarly work done, demonstrate to the satisfaction of the Senate qualification to undertake postgraduate studies.
    (vi) Subject to approval by the Senate, Departments may formulate regulations requiring applicants to have attained other academic qualifications as may be consistent with the goals of their Master's programmes or to appear for an interview to determine their suitability for admission. (See annex Pre-masters)
    (vii) In exceptional cases, holder of lower second class honor may be admitted if they have two years of relevant experience.
  • Chuka University Chuka University, Chuka  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Bachelor’s degree from a related discipline with a second class honors upper and above, or lower and at least two years related work experience or research, from institutions recognized by the Chuka University Senate

    Course duration:
    -2 Years (4 Semesters) Full-time
    -4 Years (8 Semesters) Part-time/ Work-Based; Day, Evening or Weekend

    (i) September, January and May of each year for full time students.
    (ii) December, April and August of each year for part time/holiday-based/work-based students
  • Kenyatta University  Kenyatta University , Nairobi  
    Admission requirements

    (i) Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Education (Arts) with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or equivalent in relevant disciplines from a recognized university with an average grade of ‘B’ in Kiswahili Studies.

    (ii) Those with Second Class (Lower Division) may be considered on condition that they have Grade “C” and above in units relevant to their areas of specialization.

    Mode of study: Regular full time

    Course duration: 2 years
  • Machakos University Machakos University, Machakos  
    Course Entry Requirements:
    -Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Education (Arts) Degree of at least Second Class Honors (Upper Division) or its Equivalent in related disciplines from recognized University.
    -Those with Second Class (Lower Division) may be considered on condition that they have Grade C” and above in units relevant to their areas of specialization.

    Course Duration: 2 years

    Mode of Study: Evening and weekends classes.
  • Maasai Mara University Maasai Mara University, Narok  
    Minimum entry requirements:
    -Bachelors degree with First Class Honours or Second Class Honors (Upper Division) in relevant disciplines, from Universities recognized by the University Senate OR
    - Bachelors degree with a Second Class Honors (Lower Division) in relevant disciplines, from Universities recognized by the University Senate, with at least two (2) years post qualification of work experience.
  • University of Kabianga University of Kabianga, Kericho  
    Duration: 2 years

    Minimum entry requirements:
    1. Bachelors Degree in Kiswahili or Education, Second class honours (Upper Division) from a recognized institution, OR
    2. Bachelors Degree in Kiswahili or Education (Second class Lower Division) with two years teaching experience

    Mode of study: Part-Time (Evening and Weekend)
  • University of Embu University of Embu, Embu  
    Bachelor of Education degree with Kiswahili as one of the teaching subjects or Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Kiswahili with at least an Upper Second Class Honours or equivalent; OR,
    Bachelors degree as in 1 above with a Lower Second Class Honours plus at least two years of work experience.
  • Rongo University Rongo University, Rongo  
    Duration: 4 semesters

    Tuition fees: 50,000/= per semester

    Minimum entry requirements:
    - Bachelors degree with First Class or 2nd Class Upper OR
    - Second Lower Honors with two years’ work experience
  • South Eastern Kenya University South Eastern Kenya University, Kitui  
    Course entry requirements:
    -A relevant bachelors degree of South Eastern Kenya University or any other recognised university, or other qualifications considered by University Senate as equivalent to a relevant bachelor’s degree
  • Maseno University Maseno University, Maseno  
    Minimum entry requirements:
    - First Class Honours or Second Class Honours Upper Division degree recognised by the University Senate or
    - Second Class Lower Division degree with at least 2 years work experience
  • Garissa University Garissa University, Garissa  
  • Mount Kenya University Mount Kenya University, Thika  
  • Kibabii University Kibabii University, Bungoma  
  • Moi University Moi University, Eldoret  
  • Tharaka University College Tharaka University College, Tharaka Nithi  
  • Pwani University Pwani University, Kilifi  
  • Karatina University Karatina University, Karatina  
  • Kisii University Kisii University, Kisii.  

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