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Board of Graduate Studies


The School of Graduate studies was established to co-ordinate all research and postgraduate programmes, which are carried out in the respective Faculties and Schools.
It has the responsibility of:

  • Sourcing and processing scholarships for Postgraduate Studies
  • Processing of applications for Postgraduate Studies
  • Follow-up Postgraduate Studies
  • Organization of Public, Inaugural lectures and General Seminars
  • Organization of thesis defense.


Graduate Programmes 2012-13



PhD programmes
Doctor of Philosophy in Pure Mathematics
Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Mathematics
Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Statistics

Masters programmes
Master of Science in Pure Mathematics
Master of Science in Applied Mathematics
Master of Science in Statistics
Master of Science in Research Methods


PhD programmes
Doctor of Philosophy Programmes [Ph.D]
PhD in Religion
PhD in Philosophy
PhD in Kiswahili
PhD in Music Education
PhD in Ethnomusicology
PhD in Music Performance
PhD in Theory and Composition
PhD in Communication and Media Studies
PhD in History
PhD in French
PhD in Literature
PhD in Linguistics
PhD in Anthropology
PhD in Sociology
PhD in Film and Theatre
PhD in Music
PhD in Interior Design
PhD in History


Masters Programmes
Master of Arts in Social Development and Management         
Master of Arts in Anthropology.
Master of Arts in History.
Master of Arts Programme in Women in History
Master of Arts in Kiswahili
Master of Arts in Linguistics.
Master of Arts in French.
Master of Arts in Religion.
Master of Arts in Philosophy.
Master of Arts in Literature.
Master of Arts in Music Performance.
Master of Arts in Theory and Composition
Master of Arts in Ethnomusicology
Master of Arts in Music Education
Master of Arts in Interior Design
Master of Arts in Textile and Apparel Design.
Master of Science in Textile Science & Conservation.
Master of Arts in Fashion Merchandising.
Master of Arts in Communication and Media Studies
Master of Arts in Music



Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Programmes
Doctor of Philosophy (Special Needs Education)
Doctor of Philosophy (Curriculum Studies)
Doctor of Philosophy (Educational Technology)
Doctor of Philosophy (Planning and Economics of Education)
Doctor of Philosophy ( Educational Psychology)
Doctor of Philosophy (Educational Administration)
Doctor of Philosophy (Evaluation of Educational Programmes)
Doctor of Philosophy (Pedagogy Programmes)
Masters programs  
Master of Education (Special Needs Education)
Master of Education (Curriculum Studies)
Mastrer of Education (Pedagogy)
Master of Education (Planning and Economics of Education)
Master of Education (Educational Administration)
Master of Education (Educational Technology)
Master of Education (Social Science Education)
Master of Education (Language Education)
Master of Education (Creative Arts Education)
Master of Education (Educational Psychology)
Master of Education (Guidance and Counselling)
PhD programmes
Post-Graduate Programmes:
Post-Graduate Certificate in Pedagogical Skills
Post-Graduate Certificate in Educational Evaluation
Post-Graduate Certificate in ICT Application in Education
Post-Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)






Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Programmes
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Applied Entomology
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Applied Parasitology And Vector Biology
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Hospitality Management
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Cell and Molecular Biology
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Physics
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Aquatic Sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Botany
Masters programs  
Master of Science (Analytical Chemistry)
Master of Science (Environmental Chemistry)
Master of Science (Inorganic Chemistry)
Master of Science (Organic Chemistry)
Master of Science (Natural Products Chemistry)
Master of Science (Physical Chemistry)
Master of Science ( Applied Parasitology And Vector Biology)
Master of Science (Hospitality Management)
Master of Science ( Molecular Microbiology And Biotechnology)
Master of Science (Applied Entomology)
Master of Science (Conservation Biology)
Master of Science ( Aquatic Sciences)
Master of Science (Cell & Molecular Biology )   
Master of Science (Theoretical Physics)
Master of Science (Experimental Physics)
Master of Science (Plant Physiology & Biochemistry)
Master of Science (Plant Ecology)
Master of Science (Genetics)
Master of Science (Microbiology)
Master of Science (Developmental Botany)
Master of Science (Plant Taxonomy & Economic Botany)
Master of Science (Plant Pathology & Agro forestry)






Doctorate Programmes:
Doctor of Philosophy  in Business Administration and Economics
Master of Business Administration [MBA]
Master of Arts in Economics



Post-Graduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management
Master Programmes:
Master of Arts in  Project Planning and Management
Master of Arts in Urban Management
Master of Arts in Monitoring and Evaluation


Masters Programmes:
Master of Science in Climate Change & Development
Master of Science in Urban Environmental Planning and Management
Master of Science in Environmental Sciences, Geography
Doctor of Philosophy Programmes:
Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Science
Doctor of Philosophy in Geography


PHD Programmes
Doctor of Philosophy Programmes:
Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Science & Technology
Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health
Doctor of Philosophy in Community Nutrition & Development
Master Programmes:
Master of Science in Community Nutrition and Development
Master of Science in Nutritional Science
Master of Science in Family Development and Technology
Master of Science in Biomedical Science and Technology
Master of Science in Public Health [MPH]





PhD programmes
Doctor of Philosophy in Development Studies
Doctor of Philosophy in International Relations
Doctor of Philosophy in political Science
Masters programmes
Master of Arts in International Relations
Master of Arts in Political Science




Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in:
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Horticulture
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Crop Breeding
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Irrigation and Soil Management
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Pomology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Olericulture
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Floriculture

Masters Programmes
Master of Science in Horticulture
Master of Science in Crop Breeding
Master of Science in Irrigation and Soil Management
Master of Science in Pomology
Master of Science in Olericulture
Master of Science in Floriculture



Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences (with IT)
Bachelor of Science in Geography & Natural Resource Management (with IT)
Bachelor of Science in Climate Change & Development (with IT)
Bachelor of Science in Earth Sciences (with IT)