The Department of Psychology is a community of scholars, professional psychologists, researchers and practitioners who are committed to generation, advancement and dissemination of psychological knowledge, information and wisdom for the welfare of individuals and society

The Department aims to produce competent professionals that are adequately trained for clinical, research and scholarly psychological service to humanity.

The Department has an academic staff component of 21 who are specialized in various field of psychology including:

  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Family Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Marital and Family Therapy
  • Chemical Dependency and Addiction Studies
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Research Methodology

Bachelor Of Arts (Counselling Psychology)   

Bachelor Of Arts (Psychology)  

Post-Graduate Diploma in Addiction Treatment Science    

Master Of Arts (Counseling Psychology)  

Phd in Counseling Psychology
 


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BA (PSYCHOLOGY) AND BA (COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY) PROGRAMS
Entry Requirements:

  • Mean grade C+ (plus) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C (plain) in English and Mathematics, or
  • Mean grade of C (plain) with a diploma (passed with credit) in any field of study from a recognized institution of higher learning.

Modes of Study

  • Full-time Regular classes 7.00-6.00 p.m. (Monday to Friday) Main Campus
  • For BA Psychology (Digital Mode)

Fess Structure

  • Fees Structure: Please contact admissions department for fees structure This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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MA (COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY)
Entry Requirements:
a)  A holder of a Bachelor’s degree with at least upper second class of Kenyatta University or any other recognized University.
b) A holder of a Bachelor’s degree, with at least lower second class of Kenyatta University or any other recognized University, Plus a Post graduate Diploma in Education or Counseling, or its equivalent, with at least a credit level pass.
c) A holder of a Bachelor’s degree, with at least lower second class of Kenyatta University or any other recognized University, plus at least two years of relevant professional experience in a clinical setting.
Modes of Study

  • Part-time evening classes 5.30-8.30 p.m. (Monday to Friday) in the KU City campus located in the city of Nairobi Haile Selassie avenue), Mombasa Campus, Nakuru Campus.
  • Full-time Regular classes 9.00-12.00 p.m. (Monday to Friday) Main Campus- Located along  Thika Super highway
  • Institutional Based Programme (IBP) offered during School holidays i.e. April, August and December at Main campus

Duration &Structure

  • The M.A. programme in Counselling Psychology takes minimum 2 years and students are expected to do coursework, examination, practicum and research project/thesis.

Fess Structure

  • Fees Structure: Please contact admissions department for fees structure This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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PHD (COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY)
Entry Requirements:
ADMISSION CRITERIA:    

  • The common regulations for the Ph.D. degree in the University shall apply
  • The general regulations for all Ph.D. degrees in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences shall apply
  • The following shall be eligible for admission to the PhD degree in Counseling psychology:
  • A holder of MA or M.SC degree in counseling or clinical psychology (or its equivalent) of Kenyatta University or any other recognized university with an aggregate grade of B plain or its equivalent in the Masters course.
  • A holder of M.ED. Degree in guidance and counseling of Kenyatta University or any other recognized university or its equivalent with an aggregate grade of B plain or its equivalent in the Masters course

Modes of Study

  • Part-time evening classes 5.30-8.30 p.m. (Monday to Friday) and weekends in the KU City campus located in the city of Nairobi Haile Selassie avenue)

Mode of study is by:

  • Coursework, examination, practicum
  • Thesis

DURATION

  • Full time- 3 years

Fees Structure:

  • Please contact admissions department for fees structure This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Dr. Eunice Githae
Chairperson
Department of Psychology


 

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