Our courses offer a good compromise between the continuous assessment favoured by some universities and the emphasis placed on final exams by others.
There is an urgent need for comprehending the rapid changes affecting families, communities and the larger society. These changes are attributed to cultural, economic, technological, political, environmental and human factors at different levels in the society. In development, a range of complimentary policies including active participation of individuals and families at the grass root level is important for many interventions in communities’ sustainable development. Development projects are more likely to succeed if they emphasise beneficiary participation at the individual, family and community levels. It is therefore the aim of this programme to develop strategies focussing on humans, as individuals in families at community and society levels.
By the end of the training, the graduates will be able to:
The Graduate will be able to use acquired knowledge, skills and attitudes to:-
Candidates must satisfy entry requirements for Egerton University. In addition candidates must have passed KCSE at minimum grades indicated below:
Biology C+ or Biological sciences B-
Chemistry C+ or Physical sciences B-
Or B- in any of the Humanity subjects.
Applicants with a minimum of credit (or pass with at least two years of experience) at diploma level in Agriculture and Home Economics, Agricultural Education and Extension, Co-operative management, Community development and any other related field from institutions recognised by Egerton University senate may be considered for admission.
Fee Structure Annual charges for the programmes will be as follows:
Tuition Fee per Course Unit:
Undergraduate KES. 5,900.00
Administrative Costs Annually:
Undergraduate KES. 19,140.00
The breakdown of the administrative charges is given below
|Registration||Per Academic Year||1500|
|Examination||Per Academic Year||3700|
|Material Development||Per Academic Year||4200|
|Library Fees||Per Academic Year||2500|
|Field Attachment||Per Academic Year||3340|
|Student Union||Per Academic Year||400|
|CUE Charge||Per Academic Year||1000|
|Total||First Academic Year||19140|
The Annual Administrative fee for the other years (2nd to 4th year) is less the Caution money and Student ID Charges (total, Kshs.2,500) amounting to Kshs. 16,640
The fee summary is given below per academic year
|Academic Year||Administrative Fee||Number of Units||Tuition Total||Total (Kshs)|
|Year 1||19140||15 units||15*5900=88500||107640|
|Year 2||16640||17 units||17*5900=100300||116940|
|Year 3||16640||16 units||16*5900=94400||111040|
|Year 4||13300||11 units||11*5900=64900||78200|
Note that the amount might be more depending on the number of units you take each session.
The fee is paid through the following bank account