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Bachelor of Science in Community Development




    3.5 Years

  • FEE

    From: $1000/year

About Course

Kenya as a developing society is undergoing drastic social, psychological, economic, political, and Educational changes. The challenges arising from these changes require psychological support systems in all sectors of the country. The Bachelor of Psychology programme is expected to provide personnel who can effectively manage such challenges and other emerging social challenges and together bring about a mentally healthy, productive, and cohesive nation through a proactive approach.

Program Objectives

This programme aims at producing graduates who have adequate competencies (theory and practice) for:

  • Providing counselling and psychological care.
  • Providing training on various theories and applications of psychology.
  • Providing services in psychological assessment and interventions.
  • Identifying and managing emerging issues in mental health.
  • Organising, administering and managing counselling and psychological support systems.
  • Comprehending the theories and skills of psychological counselling.
  • Employing the theories of counselling in psychological interventions.
  • Providing therapeutic interventions.
  • Applying the knowledge, skills, and competencies in psychology.


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.

How to Apply

  • Apply online via the link given below the Program
  • In the Registration portal, click apply and fill out your details in the fields
  • Pay the Application fee of Kshs. 2,000 through Egerton University Account Number: KCB Bank A/C No. 1101906812


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

Item Frequency Amount (Kshs)
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
Student ID Once 500
Caution Money Once 2000
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 Total Tuition) Total (Kshs)
Year 1 19140 15 units 15*5900=88500 107640
Year 2 16640 18 units 18*5900=106200 122840
Year 3 16640 15 units 15*5900=88500 105140
Year 4 13300 9 units 9*5900=53100 66400

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

KCB, Account no. 1101893680

Download a copy of the fee structure below

Program Coordinator

Dr. Susan Kamuru

Lecturer : Applied Community Development Studies (ACDS)
Phone # : +254 722 154 111
Email : lol@egerton.ac.ke

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