Bachelor of Education ( Early Childhood Education )

Overview

Bachelor of education in Early Childhood education will develop the capacity to manage educational provision for early childhood, explore issues and trends in the development of early childhood education and design and carry out research in early childhood education.

Mode of delivery

 The programme shall be offered through Face-to-Face teaching mode, Open   Distance and   eLearning (ODeL) mode in a blended manner.

Face to face mode

The programme shall be conducted through lectures, group discussion, seminars, tutorials, case studies, student-lecturer consultations, supervised independent study, group projects, practicals, demonstrations and e-learning services.

Open Distance and e-Learning (ODeL) mode

The programme shall be offered by Open and Distance e-Learning (ODeL) mode. This shall include self-instructional print and electronic study materials and online lectures, seminars and tutorials

Duration and structure

The programme comprises a total of 52 units, organized in four levels.   50 units are core and two electives. Each unit shall constitute 45 contact hours.     In order to qualify for the award of the Degree of Bachelor of Education in Early Years Education, a student MUST successfully complete a total of 52 units.  A student must complete the programme within a minimum of four years and maximum of the eight years.  Failure to complete the programme within the eight years of registration shall lead to deregistration.

Minimum Admission Requirements

  1. The Common regulations for the degree of Master of Education in all the faculties of the University of Nairobi shall apply
  2. A holder of Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with a minimum aggregate performance of C+ or its equivalent qualifications.
  3. A holder of professional qualifications such as Diploma in Early Years Education OR Diploma in Education OR Teachers Certificate (S1) from recognized institutions OR its equivalent qualifications.
  4. A trained primary school teacher of P1 grade and minimum teaching experience of three years.
  5. A holder of Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE) with a minimum of two principal passes or its approved equivalent qualifications.
  6. A holder of other degrees from a recognized university.

Any other qualifications equivalent to the above recognized by University

  • Trainer of trainers
  • Teaching
  • School manager
  • Curriculum developer
  • Educational marketer
  • Community activist
  • NGO worker
BACHELOR OF EDUCATION - E35 -55UNITS
Year 1 - 16UNITS  Semester 1   Semester 2   Yearly Total 
TUITION             108,000.00                           108,000.00                              216,000.00
MEDICAL FEE (PER YEAR)                  6,500.00                                            -                                    6,500.00
ICT SERVICES - (PER YEAR)                  7,000.00                                            -                                    7,000.00
REGISTRATION (PER SEMESTER@2250)                  2,250.00                               2,250.00                                  4,500.00
EXAMINATION (PER UNIT @1000)                  8,000.00                               8,000.00                                16,000.00
STUDENT ORGANISATION(PER YEAR)                  1,000.00                                            -                                    1,000.00
ID CARD ( PER YEAR)                  1,000.00                                            -                                    1,000.00
ACTIVITY-( PER YEAR)                  2,000.00                                            -                                    2,000.00
CAUTION - (ONCE)                  5,000.00                                            -                                    5,000.00
LIBRARY (PER YEAR)                  4,000.00                                            -                                    4,000.00
TOTALS             144,750.00                           118,250.00                              263,000.00
       
Year 2 - 13UNITS  Semester 1   Semester 2   Yearly Total 
TUITION             108,000.00                           108,000.00                              216,000.00
MEDICAL FEE (PER YEAR)                  6,500.00                                    6,500.00
ICT SERVICES - (PER YEAR)                  7,000.00                                    7,000.00
REGISTRATION (PER SEMESTER@2250)                  2,250.00                               2,250.00                                  4,500.00
EXAMINATION FEES - PER UNIT @1000                  6,500.00                               6,500.00                                13,000.00
STUDENT ORGANISATION(PER YEAR)                  1,000.00                                    1,000.00
ID CARD ( PER YEAR)                  1,000.00                                    1,000.00
ACTIVITY-( PER YEAR)                  2,000.00                                    2,000.00
LIBRARY (PER YEAR)                  4,000.00                                    4,000.00
TOTALS             138,250.00                           116,750.00                              255,000.00
       
Year 3 - 15UNITS  Semester 1   Semester 2   Yearly Total 
TUITION             108,000.00                           108,000.00                              216,000.00
MEDICAL FEE (PER YEAR)                  6,500.00                                    6,500.00
ICT SERVICES - (PER YEAR)                  7,000.00                                    7,000.00
REGISTRATION (PER SEMESTER@2250)                  2,250.00                               2,250.00                                  4,500.00
EXAMINATION (PER UNIT @1000)                  7,500.00                               7,500.00                                15,000.00
STUDENT ORGANISATION(PER YEAR)                  1,000.00                                    1,000.00
ID CARD ( PER YEAR)                  1,000.00                                    1,000.00
ACTIVITY-( PER YEAR)                  2,000.00                                    2,000.00
LIBRARY (PER YEAR)                  4,000.00                                    4,000.00
TOTALS             139,250.00                           117,750.00                              257,000.00
       
Year 4 - 11UNITS  Semester 1   Semester 2   Yearly Total 
TUITION             108,000.00                           108,000.00                              216,000.00
MEDICAL FEE (PER YEAR)                  6,500.00                                    6,500.00
ICT SERVICES - (PER YEAR)                  7,000.00                                    7,000.00
REGISTRATION (PER SEMESTER@2250)                  2,250.00                               2,250.00                                  4,500.00
EXAMINATION (PER UNIT @1000)                  5,500.00                               5,500.00                                11,000.00
STUDENT ORGANISATION(PER YEAR)                  1,000.00                                    1,000.00
ID CARD ( PER YEAR)                  1,000.00                                    1,000.00
ACTIVITY-( PER YEAR)                  2,000.00                                    2,000.00
LIBRARY (PER YEAR)                  4,000.00                                    4,000.00
TOTALS             137,250.00                           115,750.00                              253,000.00
       
Grand totals               1,028,000.00