Bachelor of Education in Arts (with IT)

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Description of the Programme:

The degree programme of Bachelor of Education (Arts) With IT is developed in line with the requirements of the country’s secondary education system and the international standards on graduate teacher training curriculum. The programme seeks to produce graduate teachers who will have the requisite knowledge, skills and values relevant to not only be competent in the skills of delivery, but also be specialized in their areas of interest, ability and aspirations. In addition to Foundation Courses in Education, students will be expected to choose two other teaching subjects in the arts domain as prescribed in the secondary school curriculum

Admission Requirements:

a)Candidates must satisfy the minimum university entry requirements of KCSE Mean Grade of C+ (Plus) with a minimum of C+(Plus) in any two teaching subjects. OR

b) KCSE Mean Grade C- (Minus) plus a relevant KNEC Diploma or a Diploma from any accredited University OR

c) Holders of KACE with 2 Principal Passes and 1 Subsidiary. OR

d) 1 Principal Pass and 2 Subsidiaries.

Programme Learning Objectives (PLOs):

The Bachelor of Education (ARTS) With IT degree programme is designed to produce graduate teachers well equipped with the requisite competencies and values of teaching specific subject areas as prescribed in the secondary education curriculum in Kenya. Specifically, the programme is planned in order to accomplish the following objectives:

a) to prepare the student for an active career in all aspects of the profession of education

b) to provide a comprehensive training background necessary for the students to become competent experts in the profession of education

c) to enable the student identify the varied intellectual and special needs of the learner

d) to develop the intellectual, professional and social characteristics that will enable the student to become responsible leaders in their schools and the community

e) to develop the scientific character and capabilities of dealing with issues and problems in education and society

f) to provide the students a rich basis for interest in further training and education in their areas of expertise, ability and interest 

Duration of the Program:

a) The degree shall normally take four academic years of 8 semesters.

b) Students shall be required to undertake teaching practice of a whole school term of 3 months during the 2nd semester of the third year of study.

Courses Distribution:


Graduates can work as secondary school teachers, government departments, disciplined forces, ministries, NGOs or international organizations.

Programe Fees:

Kshs: 116,000 per Year