List of Programmes - Department of Architecture and Environmental Design
MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor of Architectural Studies / Bachelor of Architecture
The basic admissions requirement shall be the minimum entry requirements set for entry into the public universities, which is at least an average grade of C+ in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE). In addition, candidates are expected to have performed well in the following cluster of subjects in KCSE examinations, but at any rate shall have obtained at least a grade of C+ in each of the cluster subjects: Cluster Subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology/any Group III/any Group IV/any Group V.
A-Levels or Equivalent
Candidates should have a minimum of two (2) principal passes in Mathematics and Physics and a subsidiary level pass in Chemistry with a credit pass in English at O-Level.
TEP Diploma or Equivalent
Candidates with a TIVET (KNEC) Diploma in Architecture of the Kenya Polytechnical University or an equivalent qualification
Diploma of Technology in Architecture (Dip Tech Arch) or Equivalent
Candidates with a Diploma of Technology in Architecture (Dip Tech Arch) of the Kenya Polytechnical University or an equivalent qualification
Bachelor of Technology in Architecture (B Tech Arch) or Equivalent
Candidates with a Bachelor of Technology in Architecture (B Tech Arch) of the Kenya Polytechnical University or an equivalent qualification
Diploma in Technology in Architecture
KCSE mean grade ‘C‘ (plain)with at least C in Mathematics, Physics/Physical Science, Group III and 2nd Group III or Group IV/V
Certificate in Architectural Draughtsmanship plus 1 year relevant experience
6 semesters plus attachments
Certificate in Architectural Draughtsmanship
KCSE mean grade ‘D+‘ with at least D+ in Mathematics, Physics/ Physical Science, Group III and 2nd Group III or Group IV/V
Career Opportunities Upon graduation, the students may join existing professional architectural firms in any capacity. They are able to register as practicing architects contingent upon completing a prescribed period of pupilage. Graduates may specialize in areas such as Environmental Design, Construction Economics, Urban Planning and Design, Landscape Urbanism and Environmental Building Physics and Sustainable Building Construction, amongst others. They may also take on academic careers in any of the thematic areas of the Urban Studies Programme.