Colleges and Universities Offering Diploma in Library and Information Science in Kenya

  • Course Name: Diploma in Library and Information Science(Library and Information Science)
  • Major Subject: Library and Information Science
  • Course Category: Diploma Courses

Institutions Offering Diploma in Library and Information Science

  • Machakos Institute of Technology Machakos Institute of Technology, Machakos  

    MODULE 1
    CIS: Library and Information Centre’s Operations
    CIS: Information Resources and Services
    CIS: Communication Skills
    CIS: Basic electronics
    CIS: Introduction to computers
    CIS: Quantitative Techniques
    CIS: Entrepreneurship Education
    CIS: Industrial Attachment

    CIS: Archives Operations
    CIS: Records Management
    CIS: Preservation and conservation of information
    CIS: Mail and Courier Services
    CIS: Professional Ethics
    CIS: Information Communication Technology
    CIS: Project
    CIS: Industrial Attachment


    -Minimum qualifications are KCSE D or KCE Div. 3
    -Pass in relevant Artisan course
  • Rift Valley Institute of Business Studies Rift Valley Institute of Business Studies, Nakuru  
    Module I
    Duration: 9 months
    Examination Body: KNEC
    Termly Fees: 11,700
    Entry Requirements: C-
    Mode of Study: Full time, Part time, Distance, Online

    Module II
    Duration: 6 months
    Examination Body: KNEC
    Termly Fees: 14,700
    Entry Requirements: Pass in Module I
    Mode of Study: Full time, Part time, Distance, Online

    Module III
    Duration: 6 months
    Examination Body: KNEC
    Termly Fees: 17,700
    Entry Requirements: Pass in Module II
    Mode of Study: Full time, Part time, Distance, Online
  • Egerton University Egerton University, Nakuru  
    Course entry requirements:
    (i) Direct admission
    -KCSE Mean grade a C- (Minus) or its equivalent OR

    -Be a holder of A level certificate with a minimum of two principal passes and subsidiary pass

    (ii) Indirect admission
    -Diploma with at least a Credit in Library and Information Studies or its equivalent from an institution recognized by Egerton University Senate OR

    - Diploma with a pass and at least two years relevant working experience.
  • University of Embu University of Embu, Embu  
    Mean Grade C(Plain) at KCSE plus a Minimum of C(Plain) in Kiswahili and English; OR,
    KACE or its equivalent with at least 1 principal pass in a relevant subjects; OR,
    Mean Grade C-(Minus) at KCSE plus a pass in Craft Certificate in Library, Archives and Information Studies(KNEC) or Certificate in Archives and Records Management OR Certificate in Library and Information Science from an Institution recognized by the university senate
  • Laikipia University Laikipia University, Nyahururu  
    Admission criteria:
    Applicants should have any of the following minimum requirements:

    (i) Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E.) with a minimum mean grade of C- (C minus)

    (ii) Any other relevant and related qualification with one year of continuous work experience

    (iii) Equivalent qualifications as determined by Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA)
  • Gretsa University Gretsa University, Thika  
    Duration: 6 semesters

    Minimum entry requirements:
    -KCSE mean Grade of C- (Minus) or
    -A Gretsa University Information Science Certificate in relevant discipline or equivalent qualifications from any other recognized institution.

    Tuition fees: Ksh 25,000
  • Kaiboi Technical Training Institute Kaiboi Technical Training Institute, Eldoret  
    Course entry requirements:
    -A mean grade of C- in KCSE

    Course duration: 2 1/2 years

    Intake: May/September

    Exam body: KNEC
  • Kipkabus Technical and Vocational College Kipkabus Technical and Vocational College, Eldoret  
    Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade C-

    Duration: 3 years

    Exam Body: KNEC

  • Laikipia East Technical and Vocational College Laikipia East Technical and Vocational College, Laikipia  
    Entry Requirement: C- or Certificate in related field

    Duration: 8 terms

    Exam Body: KNEC
  • The Catholic University of Eastern Africa The Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi  
    Course entry requirements:
    -C- in KCSE or its equivalent.

    Intakes in January, May and September
  • Tream Institute of Technology Tream Institute of Technology, Matuu  
    Entry Requirement: C-
    Duration: 3 years
    Exam Body: KNEC
    Tuition Fees: 11,500 termly
  • Konoin Technical Training Institute Konoin Technical Training Institute, Mogogosiek  
    Entry Requirement: C-

    Duration: 3 years

    Exam Body: KNEC
  • Presbyterian Technical College Rubate Presbyterian Technical College Rubate, Chuka  
    Entry Grade: C-

    Duration: 3 years

    Exam Body: KNEC
  • Cambridge Universal College Eldoret Campus Cambridge Universal College Eldoret Campus, Eldoret  
    Entry Grade: C-

    Duration: 6 terms
  • Kiharu Technical College Kiharu Technical College, Muranga  
    Entry Requirement: C-
    Duration: 2 years
  •  Valley College, Kericho  
    Examination Body: KNEC

  •  Dominion Training Institute, Bungoma  
    Examination Body: KNEC
  • Equip Africa Institute Thika Campus Equip Africa Institute Thika Campus, Thika  
    Duration: 3 years
  • Eldoret College of Professional Studies Bomet Eldoret College of Professional Studies Bomet, Bomet  
    Exam Body: KNEC
  • The Kabete National Polytechnic The Kabete National Polytechnic, Nairobi  
  • Elgon View College Eldoret Elgon View College Eldoret, Eldoret  
  • Kericho School of Professional Studies Kericho School of Professional Studies, Kericho  
  • Sterling Quality Management College Sterling Quality Management College, Kitengela  
  • The Golden Gate College The Golden Gate College, Mosoriot  
  • Kitelakapel Technical Training Institute Kitelakapel Technical Training Institute, Kapenguria  
  • African Institute of Research and Development Studies Bungoma Campus African Institute of Research and Development Studies Bungoma Campus, Bungoma  
  • Sot Technical Training Institute Sot Technical Training Institute, Bomet  
  • Kisii University Kisii University, Kisii.  

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