Bachelor of Education (Arts)


The degree programme is offered by the School of Open & Distance Learning 

The programme will take 4 calendar years. The programme will be offered through a blended mode of learning utilizing both online and limited face-to-face tutorials during residential sessions.

The distribution of units will be as follows:

Semester I - 10* Units

Semester II - 8 Units

Semester III - 8 Units

Semester IV - 9 Units

Semester V - 11 Units

Semester VI - 8 Units

* Those taking Mathematics will do 1 extra Unit in Semester I.

Candidates must satisfy the University minimum entry requirements.

i) KCSE C+ and above, or
ii) KACE 2 Principal Passes and above, or
iii) P1 Teachers Training Certificate from a recognized training college, or
iv) Diploma recognized by University of Nairobi Senate with C plain at O-level

In addition, applicants should have obtained a minimum of C+ in the two teaching subjects


There are various careers open for graduates in the following areas among others:


Curriculum Developers


Consultancy etc

The total fee for the programme is currently 311,264.00*.

Those taking Mathematics will pay 315,880.00*


* Current fee structure at any given time can be obtained from the student finance office at Gandhi Wing Room G3 main campus.

* Fee schedules can alternatively be obtained from any of the University of Nairobi Regional Learning centres in Nairobi, Mombasa Kisumu, Kisii, Meru, Isiolo, Eldoret, Nakuru, Bungoma, Kitale, Kitui, Wote, Machakos, Nyeri and Embu