DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY ADMISSIONS CRITERIA

Admission Criteria

Sr. No.

Programme (s)

Minimum Entry Requirements

1

B.Sc Geography,

B.Ed (Arts)/ B.Ed (Sci)

BA

B.Sc

Mean Grade C+

Ø English/Kiswahili C+ (Plus)

Ø Geography C+ (Plus)

Ø Biology/Biological sciences/Agriculture C (Plain) OR Economics C (Plain)

Ø Mathematics C (Plain).

Applicants with Diploma in relevant fields are also eligible

2

Master of Arts (MA) in Geography

Ø A holder of a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree with at least Upper Second Class Honours in Geography either as a single subject or as one of the main subjects studied

Ø A holder of a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) – Arts degree who has studied Geography as a major subject and has attained at least an Upper Second Class Honours.

OR

Ø Under special circumstances and based on other University requirements, candidates with Second Class Honours (lower division) shall be considered.

3

Master of Science (M.Sc) in Geography

Ø A holder of a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) degree with at least Upper Second Class Honours in Geography either as a single subject or as one of the main subjects studied

Ø A holder of a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) Science degree who has studied Geography as a major subject and has attained at least an Upper Second Class Honours.

OR

Ø Under special circumstances and based on other University requirements, candidates with Second Class Honours (lower division) shall be considered.

4

Master of Arts in Urban Management

Ø At least an Upper Second class division or its equivalent in a field related to urban management from a university recognized by Egerton University Senate.

Ø Candidates with a Second Class degree Lower Division with at least two years work experience in urban management related fields will be considered for admission.

Ø The department may recommend the admission of students who do not meet the above requirements but show strength in their practical fields that may warrant such admissions.

 

Sr. No.

Programme

Minimum Entry Requirements

5

Ph.D in Geography

Ø Should have an MA/MSc in geography or its equivalent in a related field from a university recognized by Egerton University Senate

6

Ph.D in Urban Management

Ø Should have a master’s degree or its equivalent in a field related to urban management, from a university recognized by Egerton University Senate.

Ø The department may recommend the admission of students who do not meet the above requirements, but show strength in their practical fields that may warrant such admissions.

7

GIS Certificate

Ø A Certificate in basic computer application

Ø A practicing or aspiring professional in environment, demography, development studies among others