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Courses offered at Pwani University in Kenya

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Courses offered at Pwani University

Find a list of all certificate, diploma, postgraduate diploma, bridging, degree, masters, doctorate courses, distance education as well as open learning academic Courses offered at Pwani University.
Get all course details such as course entry requirements, mode of study, course duration, fee structure, among others.

Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Degree Courses

Those aspiring to join Pwani University to pursue degree courses should meet the following minimum entry requirements.
– A minimum of C+ at the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) or equivalent
– The applicants must meet specific degree requirements for each school
– Candidates must satisfy the standard entry requirements or offer alternative equivalent qualifications satisfactory to the board of the school concerned.

Diploma Courses offered at Pwani University

School of Pure and Applied Sciences

– Diploma in Applied Biology
– Diploma in Computer Science

School of Education

– Diploma in Early Childhood Development
– Diploma Primary Education
– Diploma in Agri. Educ and Extension
– Diploma in Guidance & Counseling

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

– Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Mgt
– Diploma in Nutrition & Health
– Diploma in Travel and Tour Operations

School of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

  • – Diploma in Animal Health Management
    – Diploma in Community Development
    – Diploma in Agriculture and Marketing
    – Diploma in Horticulture and Marketing

For further information, contact:
Senior Assistant Registrar (Admissions)
Contacts: Cell: +254 786 727 899
Tel: +254 41 7525 103/4/6
Fax: +254 41 7522 128.
Email: info@pu.ac.ke

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Degree Courses Offered at Pwani University

School of Pure and Applied Sciences

– Bachelor of Science
– Bachelor of Science (Biochemistry)
– Bachelor of Science (Industrial Chemistry)
– Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology)
– Bachelor of Science (Marine)
– Bachelor of Science (Nursing)
– Bachelor of Science (Nursing Upgrading)
– Bachelor of Science (Computer Science)
– Bachelor of Science (Microbiology)
– Bachelor of Science (Chemistry)
– Bachelor of Science (Physics, Mathematics, Statistics)
– Bachelor of Science (Environmental Health)

School of Education

– Bachelor of Education (Arts)
– Bachelor of Education (Science)
– Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education)
– Bachelor of Science (Agri. Educ. and Extension)
– Bachelor of Education (Special Needs)
– Bachelor of Education Arts (French)
– Bachelor of Education Science (Agriculture)
– Bachelor of Education Science (Computer)

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

– Bachelor of Commerce
– Bachelor of Arts (General)
– Bachelor of Science (Hospitality and Tourism Mgt)
– Bachelor of Science (Food, Nutrition & Dietetics)
– Bachelor of Science (Tourism Management)

School of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

– Bachelor of Environmental Science
– Bachelor of Environ. Stud (Comm. Dev.)
– Bachelor of Environmental Plan & Mgt. (
– Bachelor of Science (Agri. Enter. Development)
– Bachelor of Science (Agri. Resource Mngt.)
– Bachelor of Science (Animal Production and Health)
– Bachelor of Science (Horticulture)
– Bachelor of Science (Agribusiness Management and Trade)

For further information, contact:
Senior Assistant Registrar (Admissions)
Contacts: Cell: +254 786 727 899
Tel: +254 41 7525 103/4/6
Fax: +254 41 7522 128.
Email: info@pu.ac.ke

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Masters Courses offered at Pwani University

School of Education

  • Masters of Education
  • Masters of Education (Curriculum Development)
  • Masters of Education (Psychology)
  • Masters of Education (Special Needs)
  • Masters of Management In Education
  • Masters in AGED
  • Masters of Education Planning
  • Masters in Education (Science and Maths methods)

School of Pure And Applied Sciences

  • Masters in Chemistry
  • Masters of Science (Applied Entomology)
  • Masters of Science (Physics)
  • Masters of Science (Fisheries)
  • Masters of Science in Bioinformatics
  • Masters of Science (Microbiology)
  • Masters of Health

School Of Agriculture and Environmental Science

  • Masters in Environmental Stud. Com. Devlt
  • Masters in Environmental Science
  • Masters of Science (Livestock)
  • Masters of Science (Agronomy)
  • Masters of Science (Environmental Science – CD)

School Of Humanities And Social Sciences

  • M.A – Religious Studies
  • Masters in Business Administration (MBA)
  • M.A – English
  • M.A – Kiswahili
  • M.A – Literature
  • M.A – Sociology
  • M.A – History

For further information, contact:
Senior Assistant Registrar (Admissions)
Contacts: Cell: +254 786 727 899 |
Tel: +254 41 7525 103/4/6
Fax: +254 41 7522 128.
Email: info@pu.ac.ke

Ph.D. Courses Offered at Pwani University

School of Education

  • Ph.D. – Educational Psychology
  • Ph.D. – Education Administration
  • Ph.D. – Educational Planning
  • Ph.D. – History Of Education
  • Ph.D. – Sociology Of Education
  • Ph.D. – Communication Technology and French

School of Pure and Applied Sciences

  •  Ph.D. – Statistics
  • Ph.D. – Chemistry
  • Ph.D. – Medical Entomology

School of Agricultural Sciences and Agribusiness

  • Ph.D. – Horticulture

 School of Environmental and Earth Sciences

  • Ph.D. – Environmental Planning and Management
  • Ph.D. – Environmental Science

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Ph.D. – Religious Studies
  • Ph.D. – Linguistics (English and Kiswahili)
  • Ph.D. – Literature
  • Ph.D. – Psychology
  • Ph.D. – Sociology
  • Ph.D. – Geography

For further information, contact:
Senior Assistant Registrar (Admissions)
Contacts: Cell: +254 786 727 899
Tel: +254 41 7525 103/4/6
Fax: +254 41 7522 128.
Email: info@pu.ac.ke

Pwani University Contacts

Address: P.O Box 195-80108
Mombasa -Malindi Highway; Kilifi County, Kenya
Phone:  +254 725 91 61 45 or +254 776 36 89 46 .
Fax: : +254 41 7522 128
Email: info@pu.ac.ke
Official Website: https://www.pu.ac.ke

Why Study at Pwani University

1. Arrival at Pwani University

Pwani University (PU) is a comprehensive university offering a wide range of programs and fields of study. At PU, students are given the opportunity to explore academic desires guided by experienced academicians. The guidance by these experts helps you to maximize your potential in the career path you choose to pursue. The Chairs of various academic departments act as mentors to students registered in their departments. They will help you to navigate your academic almanac in all the time of your study period. As you share your interests, they will assist you in making sense of those interests and showing you how they fit into your path to success. The University sits in a spacious, serene compound, giving you the basic urge to study hard but under a cool and enticing environment. When in the session, PU provides a series of programs that introduce new and continuing students to everything from academics to campus life. This wide variety of activities will leave you with a chance to try something new, meet some friends, and build lasting memories for years to come.

2. Quality Academic Staff

It is the tradition of PU to continuously recruit and retain top-notch professors in various fields of study. The majority of our Academic staff come from and maintain links with industry, ensuring you benefit from their knowledge and insight. We have chosen to design our schools and courses in a unique way capturing the needs of the market the millennium Sustainable Development Goals SDG and the Global Action Plans. Our staff is involved in various research programs, some of which have delivered an ‘outstanding’ impact in Kenya Africa and the World. If you join us, you increase your employability.

PU is committed to empowerment for sustainable development. In this commitment, we endeavor to develop graduates with the skills and experience employers need. Immediately our students graduate, over 60% of them are absorbed into the job market or become self-employed. This applies to all subject areas that you choose to study at PU. Across all our courses, we focus on giving you up-to-date knowledge and real-world experience, so you will be ready to launch into your chosen career.

3. Professional Accreditations

PU is proud that all its programs have received the required accreditation by professional bodies. This is on top of the many industry partnerships that the University has initiated. Professional bodies accrediting our courses include the Nursing Council of Kenya, the Medical Practitioners, and Dentists, the Pharmacy and Poisons Board, among many.
Mentoring teams students
The dean of students and the academic departments oversees a mentorship and career advisory service for students during the time of the study. At the end of the course, students are assisted in developing “employer attracting” resumes and coached for interviews. Mentoring teams, sometimes consisting of alumni, provide industry/ market insight, employability skills. These teams can assist you with the contacts of potential employers.

4. Personal Development Time

PU lets you develop wholesome as an individual. It gives you the time and space to develop new interests, learn new skills, and meet new people. Located at the hub of tourism in Kenya, there are a host of opportunities in and around you when you join us. If it‘s your first time to be in this part of the world, be assured you will like to be with us. Do not worry about being away from home; you will become more independent and self-reliant. You will also have space to form an idea of the path you want to take after graduation.

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