PhD in Applied Linguistics

Minimum Requirement

A holder of a Master of Arts(MA) degree or its equivalent from a University or other institution recognized by University Senate OR A holder of a Master degree from a recognized University in areas of specialization relevant to disciplines in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences.


Master of Arts in:

Philosophy and religion

English and Linguistics


Applied Linguistics

Religious Studies (Christianity, Islam and ATR)



Minimum Requirement

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Education (Arts) Degree of at least Second Class Honors (Upper Division) or its Equivalent in related disciplines from recognized University. Those with Second Class (Lower Division) may be considered on condition that they have Grade C” and above in units relevant to their areas of specialization.


Bachelor of Arts in:

(Counselling; Psychology; Sociology, Philosophy and Religious Studies; Kiswahili; Counselling Psychology; English and Linguistics; Gender and Development Studies; Literature; Geography; History, Archaeology and Political Studies)


Minimum Requirement

C+ for Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) holders or its equivalent as determined by the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC)

KNEC Diploma or its equivalent