Psychology Department 6 staff members with First Aid Red Cross Training in Thika Headquarters on 3/3/2017 and 4/3/ 2017
Psychology Department 6 staff members with First Aid Red Cross Training in Thika Headquarters on 3/3/2017 and 4/3/ 2017
Psychology Department 6 staff members with First Aid Red Cross Training in Thika Headquarters on 3/3/2017 and 4/3/ 2017

Department of Psychology


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

 ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

Seminars

Department Post Graduate Research Seminar Series (2nd Seminar)
Held on 14th July 2016 at Graduate School Building

Concept Paper Presentation Seminar
Held on 2nd & 3rd November 2016 at KU Main Campus Graduate School Building for the following cohorts:

  1. PhD City Campus May 2016 Intake
  2. IBP Kericho Campus April 2016 Intake
  3. IBP Main Campus- April 2016 Intake

Department Post Graduate Research Seminar Series
Held on 8th December 2016 at KU Main Campus Graduate School Building for the following cohorts:

  1. PhD City Campus May 2016 Intake
  2. IBP Kericho Campus April 2016 Intake

First Aid Red Cross Training in Thika Headquarters
School of Humanities and social Sciences with First Aid Red Cross Training in Thika Headquarters on 3/3/2017 and 4/3/ 2017 for six members of our department

 

Bachelor Of Arts (Counselling Psychology)    msword     pdf

Bachelor Of Arts (Psychology)   msword     pdf

Post-Graduate Diploma in Addiction Treatment Science    msword    pdf

Master Of Arts (Counseling Psychology)  msword     pdf

Phd in Counseling Psychology
  msword      pdf

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.

 

DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGYSERVICE DELIVERY CHARTER

SERVICE

REQUIREMENTS

CHARGES

TIMELINE

ACTION BY

Unit Registration

Registration form

Clearance from finance

Free

Immediate

Registration Coordinator

Academic advising

Request in “student queries ” book with telephone contact

Free

1 day

Academic Advisor

Inter and intra department transfer

Request letter

Free

1 day

Chairperson

Unit adjustment

Filled unit change form

Free

1 day

Chairperson

Time table clashes

Written request in “student queries” book

Free

1 week

Timetabler

Unit teaching (non-attendance by lecturers)

Written request in “student queries” book

Free

Immediate

Chairperson

Dissatisfaction with teaching

Written request in “student queries” book

Free

3 days

Chairperson

Missing marks

Missing mark request form

Free

1 week

Exam Coordinator

Recommendation letters

Written letter to chairperson attaching current stamped transcripts from School

Free

2 days

Chairperson

Request for information on course/program

Request letter or note in “customer book”

Free

Immediate

Chairperson

Request of   admission information

Request letter or note in “customer book”

Free

Immediate

Chairperson

Proposal presentation

Request letter and proposal signed by Supervisors

Free

3 Weeks

Chairperson

Forwarding corrected proposal to school after presentation

Proof of corrections, fees statement from finance indicating zero balance

Signed tracking devise

Free

1 Week

Chairperson

APPROVED BY: CHAIRPERSON, DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY: _____________    ________________      ___________

                                                                                                                                 NAME              SIGNATURE              DATE;

Download  Service Delivery Charter

 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 March 2017 12:11

Dr. Muchiri Karega
Chairman
Department of Psychology


 

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