Colleges and Universities Offering Diploma in Human Resource Management in Kenya

  • Course Name: Diploma in Human Resource Management(Human Resource Management)
  • Major Subject: Human Resource Management
  • Course Category: Diploma Courses

Institutions Offering Diploma in Human Resource Management

  • Kenyatta University  Kenyatta University , Nairobi  
    Admission requirements

    (i) A holder of KCSE C (plain) or its equivalent or

    (ii) A holder of KCE Division III or its equivalent or

    (iii) A holder of KACE with One Principal and One Subsidiary or

    (iv) Mean grade of C- (minus) at KCSE with a certificate in the relevant area from a recognized institution.


    Course duration: 2 years



    Course content

    (i) Employee Compensation

    (ii) Marketing Management

    (iii) Industrial and Commercial Law

    (iv) Supplies Management

    (v) Organization Development

    (vi) Governance and Ethics

    (vii) Fundamentals of Research Methods

    (viii) Labour Legislation

    (ix) Fundamentals of Human Resource Management

    (x) Industrial Attachment OR BSU051: Project (2 Units)

    (xi) Information and Communication Technology

    (xii) Personnel Policies

    (xiii) Philosophy of Human Resource Development

    (xiv) Organisation Behaviour

    (xv) Quantitative Methods

    (xvi) Industrial Relations

    (xvii) Labour Economics


    (a) Tuition Fees : Sh.72,000.00

    (b) Statutory Fees: Sh.21,500.00

    (c) Fee per Annum : Sh.93,500.00
  • Delhi College Delhi College, Nairobi  
    Duration: 108 weeks

    Language: English

    Course Structure:
    Module I
    • Fundamentals of Human Resource Management
    • Occupational Safety & Precautions
    • ICT Practical
    • Business Plan
    • Business Law
    • Financial Accounting
    • Life Skills
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Communication Skills
    • Information Communication Technology
    • Office Administration and Management
    • Business English

    Module II
    • Theory & Practice of Human Resource Management
    • Labour Law
    • Quantitative Methods
    • Human and Public Relations
    • Human Resource Development
    • Principles and Practice of Marketing
    • Public Relations
    • Labor & Industrial Law

    Module III
    • Organization Theory and Behavior
    • Managerial Accounting
    • Labour and Industrial Relations
    • Market Research
    • Financial Management
    • Project (Trade Project)
    • Accounting and Control
    • Reward Management
    • Labour Economics
    • Principles and Practice of Management
    • Employee Relations
    • Market Research

  • East Africa Institute of Certified Studies East Africa Institute of Certified Studies, Nairobi  
    Course Outline:

    Module I
    Fundamentals of Human Resource Management
    Occupational Safety & Precautions
    ICT Practical
    Business Plan
    Business Law
    Financial Accounting
    Life Skills
    Entrepreneurship
    Communication Skills
    Information Communication Technology
    Office Administration and Management
    Business English


    Module II
    Theory & Practice of Human Resource Management
    Labour Law
    Quantitative Methods
    Human and Public Relations
    Human Resource Development
    Principles and Practice of Marketing
    Public Relations
    Labor & Industrial Law


    Module III
    Organization Theory and Behavior
    Managerial Accounting
    Labour and Industrial Relations
    Market Research
    Financial Management
    Project (Trade Project)
    Accounting and Control
    Reward Management
    Labour Economics
    Principles and Practice of Management
    Employee Relations
    Market Research

    Requirements
    Course Duration: 24 months

    Exam Body: KNEC

    Grade: C- and Above
  • Kenya Institute of Social Work Kenya Institute of Social Work, Nairobi   
    Course entry requirements
    -Minimum qualifications are KCSE C plain or KCE Div. 2 or the equivalent
    -Certificate in Community development, Social development, Social work, Community Health, Counseling and Psychology.
    -Course open to Beginners, Human Resource Assistants, Project managers and Fresh students

    Course duration: 3 years

    Exam body: KNEC

    Course content
    -Accounting And Control
    -Economics
    -Introduction To Counseling At Workplace
    -Practicum
    -Organizational Behaviour
    -Strategic Human Resource Management
    -Public Relations
    -Quantitative Methods
    -Labour And Industrial Relations
    -Basic Mathematics
    -Project (Total Supervisory Unit)
    -Social Research Methods.
    -Theory And Practice Of Human Resource Management
    -Labour And Industrial Law
    -Foundations Of Human Resource Management
    -Office Administration And Management
    -Principles And Practice Of Management
    -Entrepreneurship
    -English Language
    -Communication
    -Information Communication Technology
  • Kiriri Women's University of Science and Technology Kiriri Women's University of Science and Technology, Nairobi  
    MODULES:

    DHR I
    DAC 1501 Financial Accounting
    DBA 1101 Business Law
    DBA 1102 Economics
    DCU 1001 Communication Skills
    DCU 1002 Lifeskills
    DCU 1003 Entrepreneurship Development
    DCU 1007 Information Communication Technology & Ethics
    DHR 1003 Fundamentals of Human Resource Management

    DHR II
    DBA 1104 Quantitative Analysis
    DBA 1107 Business Law
    DBA 1109 Office Administration & Management
    DBA 1302 Labour Economics
    DHR 1110 Labour Law
    DHR 1201 Human & Public Relations
    DHR 1501 Human Resources Development
    DMT 1303 Principles & Practices of Marketing

    DHR III
    DAC 1503 Managerial Accounting
    DBA 1008 Financial Management
    DBA 1103 Principles of Management
    DCU 1005 Trade Projects
    DCU 1008 Research Methodology
    DHR 1106 Employee Relations
    DHR 1106 Organisation Theory & Behaviour
    DHR 1111 Reward Management

    DHR IV
    DCU 1006 Industrial Attachment
  • Machakos Institute of Technology Machakos Institute of Technology, Machakos  
    MODULES:

    MODULE I

    DHRM 4701: Foundations of Human Resource Management
    DHRM 4702: Office Administration and Management
    DHRM 4703: Information Communication Technology
    DHRM 4704: Communication Skills
    DHRM 4705: Entrepreneurship/Business plan

    MODULE II

    DHRM 4706: Quantitative methods
    DHRM 4707: Theory and Practice of Human Resource Management
    DHRM 4708: Labour and Industrial Law

    MODULE III
    DHRM 4709: Principles and practice of management
    DHRM 4711: Labour and Industrial Relations
    DHRM 4712: Organizational Behaviour
    DHRM 4713: Accounting and Control
    DHRM 4714: Economics
  • The Kenya Institute of Management Nairobi Campus The Kenya Institute of Management Nairobi Campus, Nairobi  
    Course entry requirements
    (i) Module I
    - KCSE Mean grade C-; with D+ in English and Maths/Accounting/Business Studies/Economics/Commerce

    - Division II in KCE

    - One Principal Pass at the KACE

    - Completion of KNQA Level 5

    - A certificate of experimental learning issued by KNQA

    - University students

    (ii) Module II
    - A degree from a recognized institution

    Module III
    - Progression from Module II

    - No direct admission

    Module IV
    All students are expected to:

    - Write a research project in the area of specialization (6 months)

    - Participate in attachment process (8 - 12 weeks)

    Course duration: 24 months
  • Africana College of Professionals Africana College of Professionals, Thika  
    Admission criteria:
    An individual entering this course should have any of the following minimum requirements:
    a) Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) C (Plain)
    Or
    b) Those who have practiced in a functional nursery for more than one year.
    Or

    c) Horticultural Human Resource Management level 5 with at least one year continuous experience in the industry
    Or
    d) Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Competence Certificate from a recognised assessment centre on any of the units of competency in human resource management
    Or
    e) Equivalent qualifications as determined by Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA)

    Course duration: 2 years

    Exam body: KNEC
  • Africa Nazarene University Africa Nazarene University, Nairobi  
    Duration: 4 Trimesters

    Minimum entry requirements:
    -C (Plain) or C- (C minus) plus a Certificate in HRM

    Course Content:
    -Basic Mathematics
    -Entrepreneurship
    -Concepts of computer applications
    -Professional Writing
    -Human Resource Management
    -Training and Development
    -Financial Accounting
    -Christian Ethics
    -Research Methods
    -Business Law
    -Organizational Behavior
    -Employee Relations
    -Business statistics for Managers
    -Recruitment and Selection
    -Performance Appraisal and Management
    -Change Management
    -Human Resource Mgt Research Project
    -Internship
  • Meru University of Science and Technology Meru University of Science and Technology, Meru  
    Course entry requirements:
    i. A mean grade of C- (minus) in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examination or its equivalent OR;

    ii. At least a Division II in the Kenya Certificate of Education examination OR;

    iii. At least one Principal Pass at the Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education examination OR;

    iv. Completion of Craft Certificate (Level 5) in related field OR;

    v. A Certificate of experiential learning issued by the Kenya National Qualification Authority (KNQA).

    Course duration: 2 years

    Mode of study: Full time
  • 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
  • University of Kabianga University of Kabianga, Kericho  
    Minimum entry requirements:
    1. Minimum grade C (Plain) at KCSE level with at least C- in English/Kiswahili and D+ in Mathematics or Accounting, Economics, Commerce and Business Studies
    2. A bridging certificate with at least C- and D+ in English and Mathematics, from University of Kabianga, KNEC or National Polytechnics may be used to substitute English and Mathematics respectively. A-level qualifications with at least subsidiary pass.
    3. Any business certificate awarded by University of Kabianga or KNEC
  • Egerton University Egerton University, Nakuru  
    Course entry requirements:
    (i) Direct admission
    -KCSE Mean grade C-(minus) or its equivalent, C- (Minus) in Mathematics and, English/Kiswahili

    (ii) Indirect admission
    -Certificate with a credit in Business field from institutions recognized by the University Senate, and have a minimum grade of D+ in KCSE.

    -Holders of Accounting Technical Certificate (ATC) final level

    -A level with at least 1 principal pass and 1 subsidiary pass in relevant subject
  • Africa International University Africa International University, Nairobi  
    Duration: 2 years

    Course Overview:
    -Computer Systems and Information Technology
    -Foundations of Life and Mission
    -Library Research and Information Competency
    -Fundamentals of Human Resource Management
    -Financial Accounting
    -Business Law
    -Financial Management
    -Human and Public Relations
    -Labour Law and Industrial Relations
    -Human Resource Development and Reward Management
    -Office Administration and Management
  • PC Kinyanjui Technical Training Institute PC Kinyanjui Technical Training Institute, Nairobi  
    (a) Module I

    Admission criteria
    -A mean grade of C- in KCSE

    Program duration: 6 months

    Intake: January/May

    (b) Module II

    Course entry requirements
    -Pass in Module I/Pass in Craft Module II

    Course duration: 6 months

    Intake: January/May

    (c) Module III

    Course entry requirements
    -Pass in Module II

    Program duration: 6 months

    Intake: January/May
  • Jeremiah Nyagah Technical Institute Jeremiah Nyagah Technical Institute, Embu  
    (i) Module I

    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of C- and above in KCSE with C- in Maths, English, or a Certificate in Human Resource Management.

    (ii) Module II

    Course entry requirements
    -Craft certificate Pass OR pass in Module I

    (iii) Module III

    Course entry requirements
    -Pass in Module II

    Intake: January/May

    Mode of study: Modular

    Exam body: KNEC
  • College of Human Resource Management (CHRM) College of Human Resource Management (CHRM), Nairobi  
    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of C- and above in KCSE or
    - Certificate of HRM by KNEC

    Program duration: 3 modules

    Exam body: KNEC

    Intake
    -January
    -June
    -September

    Mode of study
    (i) Evening- 5:30pm – 8.30 pm-Evening Daily
    (ii) Saturday- 8:30 am – 4.30 pm- Saturday
    (iii) Full time - 8:30am – 4.30 pm-Weekdays Daily
    (iv) Sunrise-6:30am – 8.30 am- Weekdays Daily
  • Coast Institute of Technology Coast Institute of Technology, Voi  
    Course details:
    Module 1
    -Human resource management
    -Information communication technology
    -Communication
    -Office Administration and management (OAM)

    Module2
    -Human resource management
    -Public relations
    -Quantitative methods
    -Industrial and labour law

    Module3
    -Labour and industrial relations
    -Economics
    -Organisational theory and behaviour
    -Accounting and control
  • Laikipia University Laikipia University, Nyahururu  
    Course entry requirements:
    -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)
    Or

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

    (iii) Equivalent qualifications as determined by Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA)
  • Uwezo College Uwezo College, Machakos  
    Minimum Requirements:
    KCSE: C- and above

    Exam Body:
    K.N.E.C.

    Course Content:
    -Foundation of human resource management
    -Office administration and management
    -ICT
    -Communication
    -Entrepreneur
    -Theory & Practice of Human resource Management
    -Labour & Industrial law
    -Legal aspect in Sales & marketing
    -Quantitative methods
    -Public relation
    -Organ
  • Matili Technical Training Institute. Matili Technical Training Institute., Kimilili  
    (a) Module I

    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of C- in KCSE

    Intake: January/September

    Exam series: July/November

    Course duration: 3 terms

    (b) Module II

    Course entry requirements
    -Pass in module I

    Intake: January/May

    Exam series: November/July

    Course duration: 2 terms

    Exam body: KNEC
  • Gretsa University Gretsa University, Thika  
    Duration: 3 years

    Minimum entry requirements:
    -KCSE mean Grade of C- (Minus) or
    -KCE Div II,
    -A business related Certificate from Gretsa University program in relevant discipline or any other recognized institution.
    -Any other qualification acceptable to the senate of Gretsa University as equivalent to any of the above.

    Tuition fees: Ksh 25,000
  • Chuka University Chuka University, Chuka  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Mean grade C- in KCSE, OR KCE Division 3 or equivalent qualifications

    Course duration: 4 semesters

    Mode of study: Full time or Work-based

    Admission timelines are: September, January and May each year for full time students; December, April and August of each year for part time/holiday-based/work-based students.
  • Mitunguu Technical Training Institute Mitunguu Technical Training Institute, Meru  
    (i) Module I

    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of C- in KCSE

    (ii) Module II

    Course entry requirements
    -Pass in module I

    (iii) Module III

    Course entry requirements
    -Pass in module II

    Course duration: 2 terms each module

    Intake: January and September

    Exam body: KNEC
  • Bridge College Bridge College, Nairobi  
    Course entry requirements
    -KCSE Grade C-

    Program duration: 6 months 2 Terms

    Course content
    -Human Resource Development I
    -International Business Communication
    -Business Law
    -Business Management and Administration

    Yearly intakes
    -January
    -March
    -July
    -September

    Exam body: ICM
  • Tsavo Institute of Technology Tsavo Institute of Technology, Voi   
    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of C- at KCSE

    Program duration: 1 1/2 years

    Course content
    -International Business Communications
    -Employee Relations
    -Management Theory and Practice
    -Training and Development
    -Business Law
    -Business Management and Administration
    -Human Resource Development
  • Multimedia University of Kenya Multimedia University of Kenya, Nairobi  
    Duration: 2 years

    Tuition fees: Ksh 45,000/- Per Semester

    Minimum entry requirements:
    -KCSE mean grade C with a minimum of C- in Mathematics or Commerce or Economics or Accounts and C- in English or Kiswahili or a bridging course grade C- in English or Kiswahili or Mathematics from a recognized institution.
  • Rongo University Rongo University, Rongo  
    Duration: 4 semesters

    Tuition fees: 30,000/= per semester

    Minimum entry requirements:
    - Minimum grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE level with at least C- in English or Kiswahili and D+ in Mathematics, OR
    - A relevant Certificate from an accredited institution provided the candidate had a D+ (Plus) in KCSE
  • Karatina University Karatina University, Karatina  
    Admission Requirements:

    -Minimum mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE level with at least C in English/ Kiswahili, D+ Mathematics or Accounting, Commerce, Economic or Business Studies
    OR
    -‘A’ level Qualification with at least a subsidiary pass OR Certificate awarded by a recognized exam body or institution of higher learning.
  • Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology  Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology , Nakuru  
    (i) Module I

    Admission criteria
    -A mean grade of C- in KCSE

    (ii) Module II

    Admission criteria
    -Pass in module I

    (iii) Module III

    Admission criteria
    -Pass in module II

    Program duration: 2 terms, each module

    Exam body: KNEC
  • Nairobi Aviation College Nairobi Campus Nairobi Aviation College Nairobi Campus, Nairobi  
    Career opportunities:
    -Human resource assistant
    -Human resource managers
    -Payroll manager
    -Recruiting managers
    -Employee relations managers

    Duration of the course: 18 months

    Entry Requirements: An aggregate grade of C-(C minus) and above in K.C.S.E
  • University of Eldoret University of Eldoret, Eldoret  
    Minimum entry requirements:
    i. Minimum Grade of C- at KCSE level with at least C- in English, or Kiswahili; OR
    ii. ‘O’ level qualification with at least Division III OR
    iii. Any other certificate awarded by an institution recognized by University of Eldoret.
  • Kisumu National Polytechnic Kisumu National Polytechnic, Kisumu  
    Module I-III

    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade C- or a relevant KNEC Craft Certificate.

    Intake
    -January and September (Regular)
    -May (Part time)

    Exam body: KNEC

    Program duration: 9 terms with Attachment
  • Rifkins College Rifkins College, Mombasa  
    (i) Level 4

    Course entry requirements

    -D (plain) in KCSE or equivalent

    (ii) Level 5

    -Pass in Level 4

    Course duration
    Full time - 6 months
    Part time -9 months

    Exam body: ABMA (UK)
  • Ol'lessos Technical Training Institute. Ol'lessos Technical Training Institute., Lessos  
    Module I-III

    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of C- in KCSE or a Pass in certificate ,Human Resource Management, pass in relevant module.

    Exam body: KNEC

    Intake: January

    Program duration: 1 year
  • Zetech University Zetech University, Thika  
    Course entry requirements:
    (i) KCSE aggregate Grade of C- and above or its equivalent as ascertained by Ministry of Education
    (ii) Mathematics D-
    (iii) Either English or Kiswahili D-

    Course duration: Four (4) semesters.
  • Runyenjes Technical and Vocational College Runyenjes Technical and Vocational College, Runyenjes  
    Course entry requirements
    (i) Module I- A mean grade of C- and above in KCSE

    (ii) Module II-A pass in module I

    (iii) Module III-A pass in module II

    Course duration: 3 terms

    Exam body:KNEC
  • Lukenya University Lukenya University, Athi River  
    Admission requirements:
    -A mean grade of C- at KCSE or Certificate in relevant study
    area.



    Tuition fees: Sh.16,000 per semester


    Mode of study:
    -Full time
    -Part time
  • The Co-operative University of Kenya The Co-operative University of Kenya, Nairobi  
    Duration: 2 years

    Tuition fees: KShs. 67,100 per year

    Minimum entry requirements:
    -KCSE Aggregate grade “C-” (or any other qualification recognized by the University Senate)
  •  Butere Technical Training Institute, Butere  
    Mode of delivery: Modular

    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of C- and above in KCSE

    Intake: January, May and September

    Exam body: KNEC

    Course duration: 9 terms
  • Daystar University  Daystar University , Athi River  
    Course requirements: A KCSE mean grade of C- (minus) with a certificate course from a recognised institution or a mean grade of C (plain) or Principal Pass in 'A' levels, or 4 credits in GCE or their equivalent.
  • Rift Valley Technical Training  Institute Rift Valley Technical Training Institute, Eldoret  
    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of C- in KCSE or a Pass in Human Resource Management certificate.

    Exam body: KNEC

    Program duration: 3 years, modular

    Intake: May
  • Kapcherop Technical and Vocational College Kapcherop Technical and Vocational College, Kapcherop  
    Admission criteria
    -A mean grade of C- in KCSE or a pass certificate in Human Resource Management

    Exam body: KNEC

    Course duration: 3 modules

    Intake: May and September
  • Bondo Technical Training Institute. Bondo Technical Training Institute., Bondo  
    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of C- in KCSE or relevant KNEC Craft Certificates

    Exam body: KNEC

    Intake: January /May/September

    Course duration: 9 terms
  • Jusnet Business Institute Jusnet Business Institute, Malindi  
    Minimum requirements: K.C.S.E C-(minus)

    Duration: 2 1/2 years

    Tution fees:
    -Module 1 ksh25,000
    -Module 2 ksh25,000
    -Module 3 ksh25,000
    -Exam fees ksh39,000
  • Siaya Institute of Technology. Siaya Institute of Technology., Siaya  
    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of C- in KCSE

    Course duration: 3 years

    Intake: January/September

    Exam body: KNEC

    Mode of study: Full time
  • Mawego Technical Training Institute Mawego Technical Training Institute, Oyugis  
    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of C- and above in KCSE

    Course duration: 3 years

    Exam body: KNEC

    Intake: January

    Mode of study: Modular
  • Aims College of Business and Technology Aims College of Business and Technology, Nairobi  
    Minimum Requirement: C-


    Course duration: 2 years



    Modes of studies.
    -Full time.
    -Part time.
    -Weekend.
    -Distance learning.
  • Sigalagala National Polytechnic Sigalagala National Polytechnic, Kakamega  
    Module I-III

    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of C- in KCSE

    Exam body: KNEC

    Intake: May/September

    Course duration: 7 terms
  • Weru Technical and Vocational College Weru Technical and Vocational College, Malindi  
    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of C- and above in KCSE

    Exam body: KNEC

    Course duration: 3 years

    Intake: January, May and September




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