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Tharaka University College Admission Requirements: 2022/2023

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Tharaka University College, TUC Admission Requirements: 2022/2023 for all the courses at the undergraduate, diploma and postgraduate level is updated every year.

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Therefore, this article contains the full list of all the undergraduate and Postgraduate courses coupled with their general requirements.

For admission into programmes of study at the Tharaka University College, TUC for any first degree or second degree, an applicant must have the following requirements for a successful admission.

THARAKA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

BACHELOR’S DEGREE

PROGRAMMES

MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS DURATION & STUDY MODE
 

 

B.Sc. (Computer Science)

Mean grade C+ at KCSE plus C+ in Math, C in Phys/Physical Sciences, C grade in one humanities & one language  subject. OR -Two principals one must be in Math or Phys at “A” level. OR -Diploma with at least a credit in Computer Science or equivalent from a Senate-recognised institution with a pass in Phys at KCSE. 8 semesters, Full- time or Work- based , or Weekend
 

 

 

B.Sc. (Applied Computer Science)

Mean grade C+ at KCSE plus EITHER C in Math and Physical Sciences or B- in any science subject and has a pass in

Phys at KCSE, and C in 1 humanity and 1 language subject. OR -Two principals one must be in Math or Physical Sciences at “A” level. OR -Diploma with at least credit in Computer Science, Applied Computer Science or equivalent from a Senate-recognised institution & a pass in Phys at KCSE.

8 semesters Full- time or Work- based ,  or Weekend
Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting, Banking &

Finance, Human Resource Mgt, Marketing,

Management Science, Insurance

& Risk

Management, OR Cooperatives Management)

Mean grade C+ at KCSE, with a C plain in Math and English or Kisw, OR 2 Principal passes and 1 subsidiary at A-level plus at least a credit in Math and English or Kisw at O-Level, OR a Diploma in Business related areas, with a minimum of a credit pass from a Senate-recognised institution, OR CPA/CPS II, OR HND in Business related disciplines from a recognised institution. CPA/CPS III, Diploma and HND attract credit transfer 8 semesters Full- time or Work- based, or Weekend,

ODEL

-Bachelor of Entrepreneurship and Enterprise

Management

-Bachelor of Procurement and Logistics

Management

 

Mean grade C+ at KCSE, with C in Math, Bio, Chem or Phys, OR a Diploma in Business related areas with a minimum of a credit pass from a Senate-recognised institution

8 semesters ,

Full-time or Work- based ,  or Weekend

 

 

Bachelor of Cooperatives Management

Mean grade C+ at KCSE, with a C plain in Math and Eng. or Kis, OR 2 Principal passes and 1 S at A-level plus at least a credit in Math and Eng. or Kis at O-Level, OR a Diploma in Business related areas, OR CPA/CPS II, OR HND in Business disciplines from institution recognized by Senate. CPA/CPS III, Diploma and HND attract credit transfer 8 semesters: Full- time or Work- based, or Weekend
B.Ed. (Primary Option) Mean grade C in KCSE and P1 Certificate and C+ in any two cluster subjects 4 years (SB)
B.Ed. (Arts Education) Mean grade C+ at KCSE, with at least C+ in teaching subjects, OR 2 principals and 1 subsidiary pass at KACE, OR a Diploma in Education with a minimum of a credit pass from a Senate-recognised institution 8 semesters FT

4 years SB

B.Ed. (Science Education) Mean grade C+ at KCSE, with at least a C in Math & C+ in teaching subjects, OR 2 principals and 1 subsidiary pass at KACE, OR a Diploma in Education with a minimum of a credit pass from a Senate-recognised institution 8 semesters FT

4 years SB

B.Sc. (Agricultural Education & Extension) Mean grade C+ at KCSE, with a pass in Agriculture and a C in: Bio, Chem, English or Kisw, Math, Geo/Phys, or Physical Sciences, OR a Diploma in Agricultural Sciences with at least a Credit pass from recognized institutions 8 semesters FT

4 years WB/SB

Bachelor of Psychology Mean grade C+ at KCSE, with a C in any of the following subjects: English or Kisw, OR a Diploma in Guidance and Counselling with a minimum of a credit pass from a Senate- recognised institution 8 semesters Full-time
B.Ed. (Early Childhood Development) Mean grade C+ at KCSE, OR Two principals and one subsidiary pass at KACE, OR a Diploma in Education with a minimum of a credit pass from a Senate-recognised institution 8 semesters FT

4 years SB. ODEL

Bachelor of Hotel Management

Mean grade C+ at KCSE and a minimum of C in Mathematics and English/Kiswahili. OR KACE certificate with a minimum of two principal passes and subsidiary pass with a minimum of credit pass in Mathematics at KCE. OR Diplomas in a Food and Beverage Management, Hotel Management, Hospitality and Tourism with a credit pass from an institution recognized by Chuka University Senate. 8 semesters Full-time or Work based, or

Weekend

8 semesters Full-time or Work based, or

Weekend

B.Sc. (Wildlife Enterprise & Management)

Mean grade C+ at KCSE plus at least grade C+ in Math /physics, C+ in Biology or B- in Biological Sciences, C in Chemistry, B- in Geography or History and Government, and at least C+ in English or Kiswahili at KCSE OR Relevant Diploma from an institution recognized by Chuka University Senate will also be considered for admission.

B.Sc. (Animal Science)

Mean grade C+ at KCSE, with a C in: Math, Chem, Bio, Geography or Phys, English or Kisw, OR 2 principals and a subsidiary pass in relevant subjects, OR Diploma in Animal Production or related field with a minimum of a credit pass from a Senate-recognised institution 8 semesters Full-time
B.Sc. (Agriculture) Mean grade C+ at KCSE, with a C in: Bio, Chem, English or Kisw, Math or Geography or Phys, OR a Diploma in Agriculture/Horticulture with a minimum of Credit pass from a Senate-recognized institution 8 semesters Full-time
BSc (Food Science and Technology) Mean grade C+ at KCSE, with a C in: Bio, Chem or Phys, Eng. or Kis, Math OR a Diploma in Food & Technology or equivalent with a minimum of Credit pass 8 semesters Full-time (FT)

B.A. (Criminology and Security Studies).

Mean grade C+ at KCSE, with a C in Eng. or Kisw and Chem or Bio or Math or Phys, OR 2 principals and 1 subsidiary in relevant subjects, OR a Diploma in related areas with a minimum of a credit pass from a Senate-recognized institution 8 semesters: Full-time or Work-based, or Weekend.

ODEL

B.Sc. (Community Development)

Mean grade C+ at KCSE with a C in the following subjects: Bi0, Chem, or C in any of the humanity subjects, Physical

Sciences, Biological Sciences, OR a Diploma Credit (or Pass with at least 2 years work experience) in Agriculture, Home Economics, Agricultural Education & Extension, Cooperative Mgt, Community Development or any related field from a Senate-recognised institution

8 semesters: Full-time or Work-based, or Weekend, ODEL
B.Sc. (Economics & Statistics) Mean grade C+ at KCSE, with C+ in Math or C in Math and C in Economics, C in English or Kisw, OR a Diploma with a minimum of a credit pass in Business related areas from a Senate-recognised institution 8 semesters Full-time

B.A. (Economics and Sociology)

Mean grade C+ at KCSE, with at least C+ in the following subjects: Economics, Math or a bridging course, OR 2 principal passes at A- level with credit in Math, English or Kisw at O-level, OR a Diploma in related areas with a minimum of a credit pass from a Senate- recognised institution 8 semesters: Full-time or Work-based , or Weekend

B.A. (Linguistics and Literature)

Mean grade C+ at KCSE with at least C+ in English. OR a Diploma in English with a Credit level or higher from Institutions recognized by Chuka University Senate. OR 2 principals and a subsidiary at KACE. Candidates holding qualifications equivalent to the above from institutions recognized by Chuka University Senate may be admitted.

8 semesters: Full-time or Work-based or Weekend

B.A. (Kiswahili and Geography) Mean grade C+ at KCSE, with B- or above in Kisw.
Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy Mean grade C+ at KCSE with at least C+ in any of the Languages in KCSE or its equivalent from recognized institutions. OR a Diploma in Philosophy passed with a “Credit” or its equivalent from a recognized institution.

Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies

Mean grade C+ at KCSE and passes in Humanities and social sciences. A KCSE or general Certificate of education,

KACE or equivalent with one combinations: Principal in Religious Studies and/or History/ or Social education and/ Ethics or A Subsidiary pass in Religious Studies and/or English/or Social Education and Ethics. OR Diploma in

Religious Studies, Theology, Philosophy or Ethics from an institution recognized by Chuka University Senate.

Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science

Mean grade C+ at KCSE with at least B- (minus) grade in Math and a C+ in English or Kisw at K.C.S.E. OR Two principal passes in (Math/Phys, (Math/Chem, (Math/Georg, (Math/ Econ. in IGCE/GCE or KACE. OR Diploma in Statistics or Computer studies with at least a credit pass from an institution recognized by University Senate. OR Diploma in Education with at least a credit pass, with Math as a major subject from an institution recognized by  University Senate. OR Those holding qualifications equivalent to the above from institutions recognized by Senate.

8 semesters Full-time (FT)

Bachelor of Science in Applied Statistics

Mean grade C+ at KCSE with at least B- in Math and a C+ in Eng./ Kisw. OR Two principal passes in (Math/Phys, (Math/Chem, (Math/Georg, (Math/Econ. in IGCE/GCE or KACE. OR Diploma in Statistics with at least a credit pass from an institution recognized by the Senate. OR Diploma in Education with at least a credit pass, with Math as a major subject from an institution recognized by University Senate.

8 semesters Full-time (FT)

DIPLOMA PROGRAMS

DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

-Diploma in Business Management

-Diploma in Accounting

-Diploma in Human Resource Management

-Diploma in Procurement & Logistics Mgt

-Diploma in Insurance and Risk Management

-Mean Grade C- at KCSE

-KCE Division III or equivalent qualification

4

semesters, Full-time or Work- based or Weekend

Diploma in Computer Science

Mean grade C- in KCSE and C- in Math, C- in Phys or Physical Sciences, C- in either Kisw or English. OR O-level certificate with DIV 3 with a pass in Physics

/Physical Sciences, Math and Kisw. OR A-level certificate with a subsidiary pass in math or Phys, and at least a credit passes in Phys/Physical Sciences at Ordinary level. OR Certificate in

Computer Science or equivalent recognized by the Chuka University Senate, plus Phys at KCSE or any other level.

4

semesters, Full-time or Work- based or Weekend

Diploma in Animal Health and Production

–               KCSE mean grade C plain and at least grade C in Biology or Biological Sciences, C– in Chem or Physical Sciences, and C- in Math or Agriculture.

–               KCE/EACE certificate with a Division II and at least a credit in Biology or Biological Sciences, Chemistry or Physical Sciences plus either Mathematics or Agriculture.

-Certificate in animal health and production from institutions recognized by Chuka University Senate

-Credit in Agriculture/Range Management/Wildlife Health/Dairy Technology or equivalent with at least C- in KCSE or Division III at KCE, from institutions recognized by Chuka University Senate and Kenya Veterinary Board (KVB). – KACE (A-Level) certificate with at least one principal pass in Biology and at least a subsidiary pass and Chemistry -Diploma in biomedical discipline recognized by Chuka University Senate and Kenya Veterinary Board (KVB.

-Any other qualification equivalent to the above from an institution recognized by Chuka University Senate and KVB.

6

semesters, Full-time

Diploma in Meat Science and Technology

-KCSE mean grade C plain, and C in Bio or Biological Sci, C- in Chem or Physical Sci; and C- in Math or Agriculture

-KCE/EACE Division II and a pass in Bio or Biological Sciences; Chem or Physical Sciences and Math, Phys or Agric

-KACE (A-Level) certificate with at least one principal pass in Biology and at least a subsidiary pass in Chemistry -A Certificate with at least a credit in Animal Health/Agriculture/Range Management/Wildlife Health/Dairy Technology with at least an aggregate of D at KCSE or Division III at KCE, from institutions recognized by the Senate.

6

semesters, Full-time or

Diploma in Farm Resources Management KCSE mean grade C-, and C- in Math, Bio or Chem, OR A certificate in related fields from Senate-recognised institution
-Diploma in Horticulture

-Diploma in Agriculture & Rural Development

Mean grade C- in KCSE, with a C- in Math, Bio or Chem, OR A certificate in horticulture/ agriculture or related fields from a Senate-recognised institution 6

semesters, Full-time

Diploma in Tourism & Hotel Management Mean grade C- in KCSE, and C- in English and Kiswahili. OR A certificate in hospitality, tourism, travel and tour operations, hotel management or food and beverage management from institutions recognized by Senate. 6

semesters, Full-time

Diploma in Wildlife Management Mean grade C- in KCSE, with a C- in English or Kisw, OR A relevant certificate from a Senate-recognised institution

Diploma in Education (Secondary Option)

Mean grade C+ (plus) in KCSE, with a C+ in at least two teaching subjects

3 years; Full-time or Work- based
Diploma in Education (Primary Option) Mean grade C+ plain in KCSE, or C- with P 1 certificate and teaching experience of at least 2 years 2 years SB
Diploma in Education (Early Childhood                           Development Education) Mean grade C+ plain in KCSE or equivalent. A certificate in early childhood development and / or other related courses from institutions recognized by the Senate. OR PTE certificate with at least a C- in KCSE or KCE Division III 3 years; Full-time or Work- based

Diploma in Agricultural Education & Extension

Mean grade C plain in KCSE with C grade in Bio, Agriculture, Chem or Phys, and Math or Geography, OR A Certificate in agriculture or related field from a Senate- recognized institution 3 years; Full-time or Work- based or Weekend

Diploma in Counselling Psychology

Mean grade C- in KCSE and C- in English or Kisw, C- in Math. OR a Certificate in Psychology, Counselling Psychology, Guidance and Counselling, Education, Medical Health Professions, or Social Work, from Senate-recognized institutions 3 years; Full-time or Work- based or Weekend
-Diploma in Community Development

-Diploma in Criminology & Security Studies

-Diploma in Disaster Management

-Diploma in Project Planning & Management

-Diploma in Social Work

-Diploma in Leadership & Public Administration

-Diploma in Journalism & Mass Communication

Mean grade C- in KCSE, or its equivalent, OR A Certificate in related course from institutions recognized by the Chuka University Senate.

4

semesters, Full-time

CERTCERTIFICATE COURSES

-Certificate in Business Management

-Certificate in Procurement & Logistics Mgt

Mean grade D and above at KCSE

2 semesters: Full-time

Certificate in Computer Science Mean grade D and above at KCSE 2 semesters: Full-time
Certificate in Hospitality & Tourism Management Minimum grade D in KCSE or its equivalent 3 semesters: Full-time

Certificate in Animal Health and Production

Mean grade C- in KCSE, with a C- in Biology or Biological Sciences, OR Division III of 36 points and a minimum credit in Biology or Biological Sciences

4 semesters: Full-time

Certificate in Early Childhood Education Minimum mean grade of D+ in KCSE or equivalent with a D+ in English and Kisw. 2semesters: FT/
-Certificate in Community Development

-Certificate in Criminology & Security Studies

-Certificate in Project Planning

& Management

-Certificate in Social Work

Mean grade D

2 to 3 semesters: FT

-Certificate in Disaster Management

-Certificate in Leadership & Public Admin

Certificate in Computer Literacy/Packages KCSE Certificate 3 months/1 term: Full-time
-Certificate in National Cohesion, Values and Principles of Governance

– Certificate in HIV/AIDS Management

KCSE Certificate

1 semester (4 months): Full-time

Certificate in Bridging in all KCSE subjects (Math, Biol, Phys, Chem, English, Kisw) KCSE Certificate 3 months/1 term: Full-time

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