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The benefits of a Masters extend beyond improving your earning potential. They can provide you with personal and professional skills to accelerate your development. They are also an opportunity to differentiate yourself from your peers, many of whom will have similar A-level and undergraduate qualifications.

Earning a Master requires two years of education after earning a Bachelor. This advanced degree may help students to achieve their educational and professional goals, as the rigors of a Master’s program help train students in the skills and knowledge they need to land the career of their dreams.

 

Kenya is regarded as one of the countries in Africa with their top university being the University of Nairobi. Last year, the Kenyan government, upgraded 15 institutions to fully university status in a bid to increase the student’s accessibility to these universities.

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MEd Educational Technology

University of Nairobi
Campus Full time 2 years January 2017 Kenya Nairobi

To meet the ever rising demand for Educational Technologists, the Department of Educational Communication and Technology has developed a Master of Education in Educational Technology. [+]

Masters in Kenya 2017. To meet the ever rising demand for Educational Technologists, the Department of Educational Communication and Technology has developed a Master of Education in Educational Technology. Technology is ubiquitous touching every part of our lives, our communities and our homes, yet its application lags behind within school system in Kenya. Given the cordial relationship with stakeholders, this course has the potential to train lecturers, quality assurance officers, technology champions and experts to provide leadership in efficient integration of technology in the education system in Kenya. This Programme shall equip learners to: Acquire advanced knowledge and skills in Educational Technology. Examine critically issues and challenges in Educational technology. Develop competence for conducting research in Educational Technology. Apply theories and principles of pedagogy in the adoption of Technology in Education Acquire skills in training of educational technology practitioners. Design and produce Instructional materials Admission Requirements The common regulations for the Master’s degrees in the University of Nairobi and the School of Education shall apply. A holder of Bachelor of Education degree with at least Upper Second Class honours degree of the University of Nairobi or its equivalent qualification recognized by the Senate. A holder of any other Bachelor’s degree of the University of Nairobi with at least an upper second class honours and postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) of the University of Nairobi or equivalent qualification recognized by the Senate. A holder of lower second class degree in education obtained from the University of Nairobi and three years teaching experience or any other equivalent qualification recognized by the Senate. A holder of a pass degree in Education from the University of Nairobi and five years teaching experience or any other qualification recognized by the Senate. A bachelor’s degree in relevant fields with Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE). [-]

Master of Music (MMus)

Kenyatta University
Campus Full time 2 years January 2017 Kenya Nairobi

The School of Visual and Visual and Performing Arts was established by University Senate in 2008. The establishment of School of Visual and Performing Arts was as a result of the realization that there was need to rationalize the teaching of the Visual and Performing Arts and bringing all of them under the same roof. [+]

The School of Visual and Visual and Performing Arts was established by University Senate in 2008. The establishment of School of Visual and Performing Arts was as a result of the realization that there was need to rationalize the teaching of the Visual and Performing Arts and bringing all of them under the same roof. The School of Visual and Performing Arts currently houses three departments including: Music and Dance, Theatre Arts and Film Technology and Fine Art and Design. Master of Music (MMus) Master of Music (MMus) degree will be offered in Musical Performance,African Music and Musicology by course work, examination and project. Course Regulations The Master of Music will cover a minimum of two years. In the first year of study, candidates will take eight core units including one compulsory School of Visual and Performing Arts unit, and two electives. In the second year, they will take four elective in the first semester and prepere a recital and dissertation in the second semester. The composition dissertation will investigate a compositional problem that the candidate will have identified, accompanied by a creative work in which the the issues discussed in the dissertation are presented. Examinations All units shall be examined at the end of the semster in which they are taken. The examination pass mark in each unit shall be 50% of the total mark. Each unit shall be assessed out of 100%.Continuous Assessment Tests shall contribute 40% and the University Examination 60% of the total marks. Where a unit consists solely of practical work, it shall be examined wholly by continuous assessment, in which case the latter shall account for 100%. Performance-based units shall be examined by 40% course work and 60% recital. [-]

Master of Education (Educational Research, Evaluation & Assessment)

Kenyatta University
Campus Full time 2 years January 2017 Kenya Nairobi

From the humble beginnings of a relatively small university college in the 1970s that had only 200 education students, the School of Education (SoE) has grown tremendously. It stands as the largest School with an enrolment of more than 30,000 registered students out of the University’s 74,000 who take different programmes in the 14 teaching schools of Kenyatta University (KU). [+]

Masters in Kenya 2017. From the humble beginnings of a relatively small university college in the 1970s that had only 200 education students, the School of Education (SoE) has grown tremendously. It stands as the largest School with an enrolment of more than 30,000 registered students out of the University’s 74,000 who take different programmes in the 14 teaching schools of Kenyatta University (KU). The School attracts a sizeable proportion of students from outside Kenya, in the African Region and beyond. These include countries such as Ghana, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Turkey, Japanese, Canada and the USA, to mention but a few, some of them taking components of while others register as full-time students depending on the nature of the Memorandums of Understanding between their home institutions and KU. Entry Requirements The Common regulations for all Masters Degree in the University shall apply. The common regulations for all Masters degrees in the School of Education shall apply. The following shall be eligible for registration for M.Ed in the Department: 1. Bachelor of Education Degree in related field, with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or equivalent from Kenyatta University or any recognized institution. 2. 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. Duration and Pattern of the Course The Master of Education in the Department shall extend over at least 18 months.Students doing M.Ed by course work, examination and thesis will spend their first year doing TEN units.In their second year, students will concentrate on their research work and submit a thesis. Modes of study and examination: 1. Full Time – regular (4 semesters) 2. Institutional Based Programme (6 sessions) 3. Open-Learning (4 semesters) Code and Unit Title Level 800 EMP 833: Themes in Foundations of Education EMP 834: Psychology of Learning and institution EMP 835: Curriculum and Instruction ECC 800: Research Methods in Education ECC 802: Educational Statistics EMP 838: Educational Management EMP 839: Qualitative Research Methods in Education EMP 840: Monitoring and Evaluation Approaches in Education: I EMP 841: Monitoring and Evaluation Approaches in Education: II EMP 842: Educational Assessment Year 2 EMP 843: Research Thesis (8 units) Mode of Study: (II) School Based Code and Unit Title Level 800 ECC 800: Research Methods in Education ECC 802: Educational Statistics EMP 833: Themes in Foundations of Education EMP 834: Psychology of Learning and institution EMP 835: Curriculum and Instruction EMP 838: Educational Management EMP 839: Qualitative Research Methods in Education EMP 840: Monitoring and Evaluation Approaches in Education: I EMP 841: Monitoring and Evaluation Approaches in Education: II EMP 842: Educational Assessments EMP 843: Research Thesis (8 units) [-]

Master of Environmental Planning & Management

Kenyatta University
Campus Full time 2 years January 2017 Kenya Nairobi

We are living in the century whereby environmental pressures such as global warming, ozone depletion, pollution, climate change, overexploitation of natural resources, altered land use and loss of biodiversity – coincide with a growing world population that needs food and an acceptable standard of living. [+]

We are living in the century whereby environmental pressures such as global warming, ozone depletion, pollution, climate change, overexploitation of natural resources, altered land use and loss of biodiversity – coincide with a growing world population that needs food and an acceptable standard of living. The complex nature of these environmental problems can be best understood and addressed through studies that cross traditional academic disciplinary boundaries. This applies to studies of both global-scale processes as well as those that occur at the local level. Entry requirements Holders of Bachelor of Environmental Planning and Management, Environment Studies; Environmental Studies (Planning and Management), Urban and Regional Planning. Bachelor of Science/Arts in Geography, Economics, Surveying, Geometrics and Geospatial Sciences, Land Economics, Building Economics, Estate Management, Housing Technology. Engineering, Sociology, Agriculture Forestry and Wildlife, Zoology or Botany. Bachelor of Architecture and Law. 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. Examination Candidates examinational shall be through written examination (CAT/Assignments and sit in examination)., practical examination (i.e. Studio) and research project (individual student). Certification Master of Environmental Planning and Management Master's by Project EPM 811: Planning Theory EPM 871: Site and Neighbourhood Planning - Studio I* ESU 801: Research Methods EPM 833: Computer Applications. and Geographic. Information System ESU 802: Environmental Impact Assessment and Audit ESU 800: Statistics EPM 842: Environmental Planning Law & Development Control EPM 831: Participatory and Advocacy Planning EPM 852: Transportation infrastructure Planning EPM 861: Planning for Disaster Preparedness and Mgt EPM 872: Urban Planning - Studio II EPM 873: Regional Planning - Studio IV EPM 874: Rural Planning - Studio III Year 2 EPM 892: Research Project NB: (1) All units are compulsory (2) 1 Studio unit = 2 units, Research project = 4 units [-]

Master of Economics

Kenyatta University
Campus Full time 2 years January 2017 Kenya Nairobi

The School was established in 2008 from the then Department of Economics that was housed in the School of Humanity and Social Sciences. Formation of a School of Economics was to give the economics discipline at Kenyatta University a chance to evolve and increase its research activities in order for the School to contribute its fair share to knowledge augmentation in Economics. [+]

Masters in Kenya 2017. The School was established in 2008 from the then Department of Economics that was housed in the School of Humanity and Social Sciences. Formation of a School of Economics was to give the economics discipline at Kenyatta University a chance to evolve and increase its research activities in order for the School to contribute its fair share to knowledge augmentation in Economics. The School has the autonomy to develop specialized Degree Programmes that are market driven so as to attract more students who currently go abroad in search of specialized economics courses such as Bachelor of Economics and Statistics; Bachelor of Economics and Finance; Master of Economics in such specialized areas as Health Economics, Financial Economics, Environmental Economics, just to mention but a few. Moreover, the for a very long time, the students of economics have been clamouring for an award of the “Degree of Economics” as distinct from the general Bachelor of Arts degree. Furthermore, there exists great demand by both the public and private sectors for graduates with degrees in specialized fields of Economics. This is evidenced by the large number of students with degrees in Economics, who have in the recent past been employed by financial institutions and the Public Service Commission. We are therefore responding to a market need. Entry Regulations The following shall be eligible for admission into the Masters programmes in the School of Economics: A holder of at least an Upper Second Class Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Economics and Statistics or Economics and Finance from Kenyatta University or any other recognized Institution of comparable status. A holder of a Lower Second Class degree in the stated disciplines from Kenyatta University or any other recognized university with two (2) years relevant experience. Pattern of the Programmes The Masters programmes will consist of coursework, examination and research project. The programmes will be offered in two modules, full-time and evening with students in both modes being required to take at least a total of sixteen (16) units by the end of the programme. In the first year of study, a student will be required to take eight (8) units: four (4) units in the first semester, and four (4) in the second. During the second year of study, a student will be required to take four (4) units in the first semester and undertake a research project in the second semester. The research project shall be equivalent to four (4) unit The duration of the programmes shall be a minimum of eighteen (18) months from the date of registration. At the end of the programme a student will be required to have specialized in one of the following: Economics Econometrics Environmental Economics Financial Economics Development Economics Economic Policy and Management Health Economics International Economics Agricultural Economics Examinations University examination regulations shall apply. University examinations shall be given at the end of each semester and shall contribute 70 percent of the total marks: continuous assessment shall constitute the remaining 30 percent. For the purposes of evaluation, a research project shall be regarded as equivalent to four (4) units and shall be examined at the end of the academic year. The duration for the University examination shall be three (3) hours per unit. The minimum pass mark for each unit shall be 50%. A candidate who fails to satisfy requirement (2.3.5) above may be permitted on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners and with the approval of the Senate to take supplementary examinations in the failed units up to a maximum of two units in any year. The maximum mark attainable in each unit examined in supplementary examination shall be 50%. A candidate who fails to satisfy the examiners in supplementary examination shall be discontinued. A candidate shall not be allowed to undertake project work prior to passing supplementary examination if any. A candidate who fails more than two units in the ordinary University examinations in any one year shall be discontinued Structure of the Master Degrees in Economics Candidates pursuing a master degree in economics will be expected to take all core units that are offered in their particular areas of specialization in the first and second years of study. In the second year of study, candidates shall choose at least one (1) elective. The maximum number of units per semester that candidates shall be allowed to take is five (5). [-]

Master of Divinity (MDiv)

International Leadership University - ILU
Campus Full time 3 years January 2017 Kenya Nairobi

The Master of Divinity degree is a three-year program designed specifically for those in or preparing for a life-time of Christian ministry. [+]

Master of Divinity (MDiv) The Master of Divinity degree is a three-year program designed specifically for those in or preparing for a life-time of Christian ministry. Along with ministry skills, the program provides the necessary foundations in biblical languages, Bible and theology for advanced masters or doctoral degrees in Bible, theology or specific ministry studies. In keeping with the Church’s mandate to bring the Good News of redemptive transformation to the entire world, the program places emphasis on discipleship and multiplication of godly, competent leadership as the most effective means of fulfilling this mandate. [-]

Master in Peace Studies

Laikipia University
Campus Full time January 2017 Kenya Nyahururu

Welcome to the Department of Public Affairs and Environmental Studies. [+]

Masters in Kenya 2017. Mr. Apollo Orawo, B.A, M.A., Chairman of Department On behalf of the members of staff of the Department of Public Affairs and Environmental Studies, let me take this opportunity to welcome all of you to Laikipia University, and by extension, to the Department. The Department offers various undergraduate as well as postgraduate programmes. It also offers service in teaching subjects for the Bachelor of Education programme in the School of Education. Post Graduate Degree Programmes - Master of Arts in History - Master of Arts in Religious Studies Degree Programmes - Bachelor of Arts in Peace Education - Bachelor of Science (Geography) - Bachelor of Police Science - Bachelor of Science in Community Development - Bachelor of Arts (History and Economics) - Bachelor of Arts (Economics and Sociology) - Bachelor of Arts in Criminology & Security Studies - Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science Diploma Courses - Diploma in Records and Archives Management - Diploma in Peace Education - Diploma in Police Science - Diploma in Community Development Certificate Courses - Certificate in Public Administration & County Governance - Certificate in Community Development - Certificate in Police Science The department also offers service to the School of Education in the following teaching subject combinations: - History/Religion - Religion/Kiswahili - History/Geography - History/Business Studies - Religion/Business Studies - Religion/Geography - History/Kiswahili - Geography/Mathematics - Geography /Business Studies - Geography /Economics - Geography/Kiswahili [-]

Master in Religious Studies

Laikipia University
Campus Full time January 2017 Kenya Nyahururu

Welcome to the Department of Public Affairs and Environmental Studies. [+]

Mr. Apollo Orawo, B.A, M.A., Chairman of Department On behalf of the members of staff of the Department of Public Affairs and Environmental Studies, let me take this opportunity to welcome all of you to Laikipia University, and by extension, to the Department. The Department offers various undergraduate as well as postgraduate programmes. It also offers service in teaching subjects for the Bachelor of Education programme in the School of Education. Post Graduate Degree Programmes - Master of Arts in History - Master of Arts in Religious Studies Degree Programmes - Bachelor of Arts in Peace Education - Bachelor of Science (Geography) - Bachelor of Police Science - Bachelor of Science in Community Development - Bachelor of Arts (History and Economics) - Bachelor of Arts (Economics and Sociology) - Bachelor of Arts in Criminology & Security Studies - Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science Diploma Courses - Diploma in Records and Archives Management - Diploma in Peace Education - Diploma in Police Science - Diploma in Community Development Certificate Courses - Certificate in Public Administration & County Governance - Certificate in Community Development - Certificate in Police Science The department also offers service to the School of Education in the following teaching subject combinations: - History/Religion - Religion/Kiswahili - History/Geography - History/Business Studies - Religion/Business Studies - Religion/Geography - History/Kiswahili - Geography/Mathematics - Geography /Business Studies - Geography /Economics - Geography/Kiswahili [-]

Master in History

Laikipia University
Campus Full time January 2017 Kenya Nyahururu

Welcome to the Department of Public Affairs and Environmental Studies. [+]

Masters in Kenya 2017. Mr. Apollo Orawo, B.A, M.A., Chairman of Department On behalf of the members of staff of the Department of Public Affairs and Environmental Studies, let me take this opportunity to welcome all of you to Laikipia University, and by extension, to the Department. The Department offers various undergraduate as well as postgraduate programmes. It also offers service in teaching subjects for the Bachelor of Education programme in the School of Education. Post Graduate Degree Programmes - Master of Arts in History - Master of Arts in Religious Studies Degree Programmes - Bachelor of Arts in Peace Education - Bachelor of Science (Geography) - Bachelor of Police Science - Bachelor of Science in Community Development - Bachelor of Arts (History and Economics) - Bachelor of Arts (Economics and Sociology) - Bachelor of Arts in Criminology & Security Studies - Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science Diploma Courses - Diploma in Records and Archives Management - Diploma in Peace Education - Diploma in Police Science - Diploma in Community Development Certificate Courses - Certificate in Public Administration & County Governance - Certificate in Community Development - Certificate in Police Science The department also offers service to the School of Education in the following teaching subject combinations: - History/Religion - Religion/Kiswahili - History/Geography - History/Business Studies - Religion/Business Studies - Religion/Geography - History/Kiswahili - Geography/Mathematics - Geography /Business Studies - Geography /Economics - Geography/Kiswahili [-]

Master in Kiswahili and Communication

Laikipia University
Campus Full time January 2017 Kenya Nyahururu

Welcome to the Department of Literary and Communication Studies. [+]

Welcome to the Department of Literary and Communication Studies. The Department has programmes in the following disciplines: - Literature - English Language and Linguistics - Communication and Media - Library and information Studies - Journalism DEGREE PROGRAMMES - BA English and Communication - BA Kiswahili na Mawasiliano - BA Communication & Media - BSC Library and Information Studies (BLINS) The Department also offers English and Kiswahili to Bachelor of Education and Diploma in Education Students. Communication Skills is a University common core course offered by the Department to all year one students. Every student registered at Laikipia University must take and pass this course before graduating. POSTGRADUATE COURSES - Master of Journalism & Mass Communication - MA Applied Linguistics - MA Kiswahili na Mawasiliano - MA Literature - PhD in the above FRENCH is offered at Certificate and Diploma levels. [-]

Master of Applied Linguistics

Laikipia University
Campus Full time January 2017 Kenya Nyahururu

Welcome to the Department of Literary and Communication Studies. [+]

Masters in Kenya 2017. Welcome to the Department of Literary and Communication Studies. The Department has programmes in the following disciplines: - Literature - English Language and Linguistics - Communication and Media - Library and information Studies - Journalism DEGREE PROGRAMMES - BA English and Communication - BA Kiswahili na Mawasiliano - BA Communication & Media - BSC Library and Information Studies (BLINS) The Department also offers English and Kiswahili to Bachelor of Education and Diploma in Education Students. Communication Skills is a University common core course offered by the Department to all year one students. Every student registered at Laikipia University must take and pass this course before graduating. POSTGRADUATE COURSES - Master of Journalism & Mass Communication - MA Applied Linguistics - MA Kiswahili na Mawasiliano - MA Literature - PhD in the above FRENCH is offered at Certificate and Diploma levels. [-]

Master of Guidance and Counselling

Laikipia University
Campus Full time January 2017 Kenya Nyahururu

The School of Education at Laikipia University strives to offer quality teacher education programmes to produce high calibre teachers, trainers and lecturers. [+]

The School of Education at Laikipia University strives to offer quality teacher education programmes to produce high calibre teachers, trainers and lecturers. The School is headed by a Dean who is the Administrative and Academic Head of the School. The School is comprises of two Academic Departments headed by chairpersons as the Academic and Administrative Heads. The Academic Departments in the school are: - Curriculum and Education Management. - Psychology, Counselling & Educational Foundation. The School has the following Centres: - Educational Communication and Technology Centre - Gender Resource Centre Academic Programmes The Programmes being offered include: - Master of Arts in Guidance and Counselling - Master of Education in Educational Management - Master of Education in Guidance and Counseling All students in the School are in the Department of Curriculum and Educational Management because this is where they get their professional skills as teachers and educators for the Education Industry. The Department also offers Educational Administration and Planning course. This therefore makes Curriculum and Education the largest Department in the School. [-]

Master of Curriculum and Instruction

Laikipia University
Campus Full time January 2017 Kenya Nyahururu

The School of Education at Laikipia University strives to offer quality teacher education programmes to produce high calibre teachers, trainers and lecturers. [+]

Masters in Kenya 2017. The School of Education at Laikipia University strives to offer quality teacher education programmes to produce high calibre teachers, trainers and lecturers. The School is headed by a Dean who is the Administrative and Academic Head of the School. The School is comprises of two Academic Departments headed by chairpersons as the Academic and Administrative Heads. The Academic Departments in the school are: - Curriculum and Education Management. - Psychology, Counselling & Educational Foundation. The School has the following Centres: - Educational Communication and Technology Centre - Gender Resource Centre Academic Programmes The Programmes being offered include: - Master of Arts in Guidance and Counselling - Master of Education in Educational Management - Master of Education in Guidance and Counseling All students in the School are in the Department of Curriculum and Educational Management because this is where they get their professional skills as teachers and educators for the Education Industry. The Department also offers Educational Administration and Planning course. This therefore makes Curriculum and Education the largest Department in the School. [-]

Master of Educational Planning and Management

Laikipia University
Campus Full time January 2017 Kenya Nyahururu

The School of Education at Laikipia University strives to offer quality teacher education programmes to produce high calibre teachers, trainers and lecturers. [+]

The School of Education at Laikipia University strives to offer quality teacher education programmes to produce high calibre teachers, trainers and lecturers. The School is headed by a Dean who is the Administrative and Academic Head of the School. The School is comprises of two Academic Departments headed by chairpersons as the Academic and Administrative Heads.

The Academic Departments in the school are:

- Curriculum and Education Management. - Psychology, Counselling & Educational Foundation.

The School has the following Centres:

- Educational Communication and Technology Centre - Gender Resource Centre

Academic Programmes

The Programmes being offered include: - Master of Education in Educational Management All students in the School are in the Department of Curriculum and Educational Management because this is where they get their professional skills as teachers and educators for the Education Industry. The Department also offers Educational Administration and Planning course. This therefore makes Curriculum and Education the largest Department in the School.... [-]