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Nairobi university Bachelor Degree in Humanities and Art admission Criteria

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Accredited in 1970 to offer degree programs, Nairobi University is a public university in Kenya. It has been chartered by the commission of higher education in 2013 to offer a degree in humanities and Art. The students have a wide range of options in departmental training that include;


  • History and archaeological studies
  • Literature
  • Linguistics
  • Arabic
  • Korean culture
  • German studies
  • Kiswahili
  • Confucius
  • Philosophy and religious studies
  • Political science and public administration
  • Communication skills and studies
  • French
  • Library and information services


Admission criteria

To qualify to pursue a degree program in Arts and humanities, there are certain requirements that the university has put in place for individuals. For the student to be eligible he/she should have attained;

  • At least KCSE (Mean C+) and C+ passes in each of the four cluster subjects: Mathematics, Physics, geography and history
  • Or any Group III, IV and V; or Advanced Level Certificate: Two principal passes in Mathematics and Physics with subsidiary pass in physical sciences
  • Or an ordinary Diploma from a recognized institution with Credit Passes in the relevant subjects; or
  • Higher National Diploma from a recognized institution with passes in relevant subjects; or
  • Technical/Science Diploma from a recognized institution with Credit Passes in Mathematics and geography from a recognized institution; or bachelor degree from a recognized institution;
  • Individuals with professional certificates are also eligible for application

The duration of the course takes 4 years with the student required to complete 56 units. The cost stands at Ksh.27000 statutory fee while privately sponsored students attract a fee of 120,000 shillings per annum.

Location and contact information

In case of any enquiries visit theiradmission reception offices at the main campus administration blog, 1st floor along university way. You can also telephone them at +254-20-318262 ext 28285 or 28213. Fax them at +254-20-245566 or you can email them at [email protected]


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