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Tharaka University College Admission Requirement – TUC Entry Requirements

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The Tharaka University College , TUC Students applying to Undergraduates, Postgraduate, Diploma, Masters programs, etc must meet the following requirements in order to be considered for admission.

Tharaka University College Admission Requirement – TUC Entry Requirements

BACHELOR’S DEGREE 

PROGRAMMES

MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS DURATION & STUDY MODE
  

 

B.Sc. (Computer Science)

Mean grade C+ at KCSE plus C+ in Math, C in Phys/Physical Sciences, C grade in one humanities & one language  subject. OR -Two principals one must be in Math or Phys at “A” level. OR -Diploma with at least a credit in Computer Science or equivalent from a Senate-recognised institution with a pass in Phys at KCSE. 8 semesters, Full- time or Work- based , or Weekend
  

 

 

B.Sc. (Applied Computer Science)

Mean grade C+ at KCSE plus EITHER C in Math and Physical Sciences or B- in any science subject and has a pass in 

Phys at KCSE, and C in 1 humanity and 1 language subject. OR -Two principals one must be in Math or Physical Sciences at “A” level. OR -Diploma with at least credit in Computer Science, Applied Computer Science or equivalent from a Senate-recognised institution & a pass in Phys at KCSE.

8 semesters Full- time or Work- based ,  or Weekend
Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting, Banking & 

Finance, Human Resource Mgt, Marketing,

Management Science, Insurance

& Risk

Management, OR Cooperatives Management)

Mean grade C+ at KCSE, with a C plain in Math and English or Kisw, OR 2 Principal passes and 1 subsidiary at A-level plus at least a credit in Math and English or Kisw at O-Level, OR a Diploma in Business related areas, with a minimum of a credit pass from a Senate-recognised institution, OR CPA/CPS II, OR HND in Business related disciplines from a recognised institution. CPA/CPS III, Diploma and HND attract credit transfer 8 semesters Full- time or Work- based, or Weekend, 

ODEL

-Bachelor of Entrepreneurship and Enterprise 

Management

-Bachelor of Procurement and Logistics

Management

  

Mean grade C+ at KCSE, with C in Math, Bio, Chem or Phys, OR a Diploma in Business related areas with a minimum of a credit pass from a Senate-recognised institution

8 semesters , 

Full-time or Work- based ,  or Weekend

  

 

Bachelor of Cooperatives Management

Mean grade C+ at KCSE, with a C plain in Math and Eng. or Kis, OR 2 Principal passes and 1 S at A-level plus at least a credit in Math and Eng. or Kis at O-Level, OR a Diploma in Business related areas, OR CPA/CPS II, OR HND in Business disciplines from institution recognized by Senate. CPA/CPS III, Diploma and HND attract credit transfer 8 semesters: Full- time or Work- based, or Weekend
B.Ed. (Primary Option) Mean grade C in KCSE and P1 Certificate and C+ in any two cluster subjects 4 years (SB)
B.Ed. (Arts Education) Mean grade C+ at KCSE, with at least C+ in teaching subjects, OR 2 principals and 1 subsidiary pass at KACE, OR a Diploma in Education with a minimum of a credit pass from a Senate-recognised institution 8 semesters FT 

4 years SB

B.Ed. (Science Education) Mean grade C+ at KCSE, with at least a C in Math & C+ in teaching subjects, OR 2 principals and 1 subsidiary pass at KACE, OR a Diploma in Education with a minimum of a credit pass from a Senate-recognised institution 8 semesters FT 

4 years SB

B.Sc. (Agricultural Education & Extension) Mean grade C+ at KCSE, with a pass in Agriculture and a C in: Bio, Chem, English or Kisw, Math, Geo/Phys, or Physical Sciences, OR a Diploma in Agricultural Sciences with at least a Credit pass from recognized institutions 8 semesters FT 

4 years WB/SB

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Bachelor of Psychology Mean grade C+ at KCSE, with a C in any of the following subjects: English or Kisw, OR a Diploma in Guidance and Counselling with a minimum of a credit pass from a Senate- recognised institution 8 semesters Full-time
B.Ed. (Early Childhood Development) Mean grade C+ at KCSE, OR Two principals and one subsidiary pass at KACE, OR a Diploma in Education with a minimum of a credit pass from a Senate-recognised institution 8 semesters FT 

4 years SB. ODEL

Bachelor of Hotel Management Mean grade C+ at KCSE and a minimum of C in Mathematics and English/Kiswahili. OR KACE certificate with a minimum of two principal passes and subsidiary pass with a minimum of credit pass in Mathematics at KCE. OR Diplomas in a Food and Beverage Management, Hotel Management, Hospitality and Tourism with a credit pass from an institution recognized by Chuka University Senate. 8 semesters Full-time or Work based, or 

Weekend

8 semesters Full-time or Work based, or

Weekend

B.Sc. (Wildlife Enterprise & Management) Mean grade C+ at KCSE plus at least grade C+ in Math /physics, C+ in Biology or B- in Biological Sciences, C in Chemistry, B- in Geography or History and Government, and at least C+ in English or Kiswahili at KCSE OR Relevant Diploma from an institution recognized by Chuka University Senate will also be considered for admission.
B.Sc. (Animal Science) Mean grade C+ at KCSE, with a C in: Math, Chem, Bio, Geography or Phys, English or Kisw, OR 2 principals and a subsidiary pass in relevant subjects, OR Diploma in Animal Production or related field with a minimum of a credit pass from a Senate-recognised institution 8 semesters Full-time
B.Sc. (Agriculture) Mean grade C+ at KCSE, with a C in: Bio, Chem, English or Kisw, Math or Geography or Phys, OR a Diploma in Agriculture/Horticulture with a minimum of Credit pass from a Senate-recognized institution 8 semesters Full-time
BSc (Food Science and Technology) Mean grade C+ at KCSE, with a C in: Bio, Chem or Phys, Eng. or Kis, Math OR a Diploma in Food & Technology or equivalent with a minimum of Credit pass 8 semesters Full-time (FT)
B.A. (Criminology and Security Studies). Mean grade C+ at KCSE, with a C in Eng. or Kisw and Chem or Bio or Math or Phys, OR 2 principals and 1 subsidiary in relevant subjects, OR a Diploma in related areas with a minimum of a credit pass from a Senate-recognized institution 8 semesters: Full-time or Work-based, or Weekend. 

ODEL

B.Sc. (Community Development) Mean grade C+ at KCSE with a C in the following subjects: Bi0, Chem, or C in any of the humanity subjects, Physical 

Sciences, Biological Sciences, OR a Diploma Credit (or Pass with at least 2 years work experience) in Agriculture, Home Economics, Agricultural Education & Extension, Cooperative Mgt, Community Development or any related field from a Senate-recognised institution

8 semesters: Full-time or Work-based, or Weekend, ODEL
B.Sc. (Economics & Statistics) Mean grade C+ at KCSE, with C+ in Math or C in Math and C in Economics, C in English or Kisw, OR a Diploma with a minimum of a credit pass in Business related areas from a Senate-recognised institution 8 semesters Full-time
B.A. (Economics and Sociology) Mean grade C+ at KCSE, with at least C+ in the following subjects: Economics, Math or a bridging course, OR 2 principal passes at A- level with credit in Math, English or Kisw at O-level, OR a Diploma in related areas with a minimum of a credit pass from a Senate- recognised institution 8 semesters: Full-time or Work-based , or Weekend
B.A. (Linguistics and Literature) Mean grade C+ at KCSE with at least C+ in English. OR a Diploma in English with a Credit level or higher from Institutions recognized by Chuka University Senate. OR 2 principals and a subsidiary at KACE. Candidates holding qualifications equivalent to the above from institutions recognized by Chuka University Senate may be admitted. 8 semesters: Full-time or Work-based or Weekend
B.A. (Kiswahili and Geography) Mean grade C+ at KCSE, with B- or above in Kisw.
Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy Mean grade C+ at KCSE with at least C+ in any of the Languages in KCSE or its equivalent from recognized institutions. OR a Diploma in Philosophy passed with a “Credit” or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
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Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies Mean grade C+ at KCSE and passes in Humanities and social sciences. A KCSE or general Certificate of education, 

KACE or equivalent with one combinations: Principal in Religious Studies and/or History/ or Social education and/ Ethics or A Subsidiary pass in Religious Studies and/or English/or Social Education and Ethics. OR Diploma in

Religious Studies, Theology, Philosophy or Ethics from an institution recognized by Chuka University Senate.

Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science Mean grade C+ at KCSE with at least B- (minus) grade in Math and a C+ in English or Kisw at K.C.S.E. OR Two principal passes in (Math/Phys, (Math/Chem, (Math/Georg, (Math/ Econ. in IGCE/GCE or KACE. OR Diploma in Statistics or Computer studies with at least a credit pass from an institution recognized by University Senate. OR Diploma in Education with at least a credit pass, with Math as a major subject from an institution recognized by  University Senate. OR Those holding qualifications equivalent to the above from institutions recognized by Senate. 8 semesters Full-time (FT)
Bachelor of Science in Applied Statistics Mean grade C+ at KCSE with at least B- in Math and a C+ in Eng./ Kisw. OR Two principal passes in (Math/Phys, (Math/Chem, (Math/Georg, (Math/Econ. in IGCE/GCE or KACE. OR Diploma in Statistics with at least a credit pass from an institution recognized by the Senate. OR Diploma in Education with at least a credit pass, with Math as a major subject from an institution recognized by University Senate. 8 semesters Full-time (FT)
DIPLOMA PROGRAMS
DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES 

-Diploma in Business Management

-Diploma in Accounting

-Diploma in Human Resource Management

-Diploma in Procurement & Logistics Mgt

-Diploma in Insurance and Risk Management

-Mean Grade C- at KCSE

-KCE Division III or equivalent qualification

4

semesters, Full-time or Work- based or Weekend

Diploma in Computer Science Mean grade C- in KCSE and C- in Math, C- in Phys or Physical Sciences, C- in either Kisw or English. OR O-level certificate with DIV 3 with a pass in Physics 

/Physical Sciences, Math and Kisw. OR A-level certificate with a subsidiary pass in math or Phys, and at least a credit passes in Phys/Physical Sciences at Ordinary level. OR Certificate in

Computer Science or equivalent recognized by the Chuka University Senate, plus Phys at KCSE or any other level.

semesters, Full-time or Work- based or Weekend

Diploma in Animal Health and Production –               KCSE mean grade C plain and at least grade C in Biology or Biological Sciences, C– in Chem or Physical Sciences, and C- in Math or Agriculture. 

–               KCE/EACE certificate with a Division II and at least a credit in Biology or Biological Sciences, Chemistry or Physical Sciences plus either Mathematics or Agriculture.

-Certificate in animal health and production from institutions recognized by Chuka University Senate

-Credit in Agriculture/Range Management/Wildlife Health/Dairy Technology or equivalent with at least C- in KCSE or Division III at KCE, from institutions recognized by Chuka University Senate and Kenya Veterinary Board (KVB). – KACE (A-Level) certificate with at least one principal pass in Biology and at least a subsidiary pass and Chemistry -Diploma in biomedical discipline recognized by Chuka University Senate and Kenya Veterinary Board (KVB.

-Any other qualification equivalent to the above from an institution recognized by Chuka University Senate and KVB.

6

semesters, Full-time

Diploma in Meat Science and Technology -KCSE mean grade C plain, and C in Bio or Biological Sci, C- in Chem or Physical Sci; and C- in Math or Agriculture 

-KCE/EACE Division II and a pass in Bio or Biological Sciences; Chem or Physical Sciences and Math, Phys or Agric

-KACE (A-Level) certificate with at least one principal pass in Biology and at least a subsidiary pass in Chemistry -A Certificate with at least a credit in Animal Health/Agriculture/Range Management/Wildlife Health/Dairy Technology with at least an aggregate of D at KCSE or Division III at KCE, from institutions recognized by the Senate.

6

semesters, Full-time or

Diploma in Farm Resources Management KCSE mean grade C-, and C- in Math, Bio or Chem, OR A certificate in related fields from Senate-recognised institution
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-Diploma in Horticulture 

-Diploma in Agriculture & Rural Development

Mean grade C- in KCSE, with a C- in Math, Bio or Chem, OR A certificate in horticulture/ agriculture or related fields from a Senate-recognised institution

semesters, Full-time

Diploma in Tourism & Hotel Management Mean grade C- in KCSE, and C- in English and Kiswahili. OR A certificate in hospitality, tourism, travel and tour operations, hotel management or food and beverage management from institutions recognized by Senate.

semesters, Full-time

Diploma in Wildlife Management Mean grade C- in KCSE, with a C- in English or Kisw, OR A relevant certificate from a Senate-recognised institution
Diploma in Education (Secondary Option) Mean grade C+ (plus) in KCSE, with a C+ in at least two teaching subjects 3 years; Full-time or Work- based
Diploma in Education (Primary Option) Mean grade C+ plain in KCSE, or C- with P 1 certificate and teaching experience of at least 2 years 2 years SB
Diploma in Education (Early Childhood                           Development Education) Mean grade C+ plain in KCSE or equivalent. A certificate in early childhood development and / or other related courses from institutions recognized by the Senate. OR PTE certificate with at least a C- in KCSE or KCE Division III 3 years; Full-time or Work- based
Diploma in Agricultural Education & Extension Mean grade C plain in KCSE with C grade in Bio, Agriculture, Chem or Phys, and Math or Geography, OR A Certificate in agriculture or related field from a Senate- recognized institution 3 years; Full-time or Work- based or Weekend
Diploma in Counselling Psychology Mean grade C- in KCSE and C- in English or Kisw, C- in Math. OR a Certificate in Psychology, Counselling Psychology, Guidance and Counselling, Education, Medical Health Professions, or Social Work, from Senate-recognized institutions 3 years; Full-time or Work- based or Weekend
-Diploma in Community Development 

-Diploma in Criminology & Security Studies

-Diploma in Disaster Management

-Diploma in Project Planning & Management

-Diploma in Social Work

-Diploma in Leadership & Public Administration

-Diploma in Journalism & Mass Communication

Mean grade C- in KCSE, or its equivalent, OR A Certificate in related course from institutions recognized by the Chuka University Senate. 4

semesters, Full-time

CERTCERTIFICATE COURSES 

-Certificate in Business Management

-Certificate in Procurement & Logistics Mgt

Mean grade D and above at KCSE 2 semesters: Full-time
Certificate in Computer Science Mean grade D and above at KCSE 2 semesters: Full-time
Certificate in Hospitality & Tourism Management Minimum grade D in KCSE or its equivalent 3 semesters: Full-time
Certificate in Animal Health and Production Mean grade C- in KCSE, with a C- in Biology or Biological Sciences, OR Division III of 36 points and a minimum credit in Biology or Biological Sciences 4 semesters: Full-time
Certificate in Early Childhood Education Minimum mean grade of D+ in KCSE or equivalent with a D+ in English and Kisw. 2semesters: FT/
-Certificate in Community Development 

-Certificate in Criminology & Security Studies

-Certificate in Project Planning

& Management

-Certificate in Social Work

Mean grade D 2 to 3 semesters: FT
-Certificate in Disaster Management 

-Certificate in Leadership & Public Admin

Certificate in Computer Literacy/Packages KCSE Certificate 3 months/1 term: Full-time
-Certificate in National Cohesion, Values and Principles of Governance 

– Certificate in HIV/AIDS Management

KCSE Certificate 1 semester (4 months): Full-time
Certificate in Bridging in all KCSE subjects (Math, Biol, Phys, Chem, English, Kisw) KCSE Certificate 3 months/1 term: Full-time

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