Master of Education (Business Education)


The programme shall enable learners to:

i)      Be equipped with knowledge and pedagogical skills in Business Education

ii)     Conduct research on emerging pedagogical trends in Business Education

iii)    Apply theories and principles of pedagogy in the teaching of Business Based subjects across                 curriculum

iv)    Gain competencies in pedagogy for Business Education across school system and economy

v)     Adopt pedagogical methodologies for creation of business ideas and business development.

Duration and structure

The degree programme has two options:  course work, examination and project as option one and course work, examination and thesis as option two. 

  1. The programme shall run for a minimum period of four semesters and a maximum of 12 semesters of 15 weeks each.
  2. M.Ed in Business Studies Education shall be offered by course work, examination and     project/thesis.
  3. The programme shall comprise 18 course units.
  4. A student taking the programme by coursework, examination and project shall take ten (10) core course units, four elective course units and project.
  5. A project shall be equivalent to four course units.
  6. A student taking the programme by course work, examination and thesis shall take ten    core course units.  two elective course units and thesis.
  7. A thesis shall be equivalent to six course units
  8. A course unit shall constitute 60 contact hours.

 The common regulations for the Master’s degree in all schools of the University of Nairobi   

shall be   applicable: 

ii. A holder of the degree of Bachelor of Education (Business Studies) with at least upper second class honors degree of University of Nairobi or its equivalent qualification recognized by the Senate.

iii. A holder of any other Bachelor’s degree (Business Studies) of the University of Nairobi with at least an upper second class honors and a postgraduate diploma in education (PGDE) of the university of Nairobi or equivalent qualification recognized by the Senate.

vi. A holder of lower second class degree in education (Business Studies) obtained from the University of Nairobi and two years teaching experience or any other equivalent qualification recognized by the Senate.

A holder of a pass degree in Education (Business Studies) from the University of Nairobi and five years teaching experience or any other qualification recognized b

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  • Educational retailers
  • Educational salesperson
  • Bankers
  • Researchers
TUITION @ 25200             126,000.00          126,000.00         100,800.00            100,800.00       453,600.00
MEDICAL FEE (PER YEAR)                 6,500.00                            -                6,500.00                             -           13,000.00
ICT SERVICES - (PER YEAR)                 7,000.00                            -                7,000.00                             -           14,000.00
EXAMINATION (PER UNIT @1000)                 5,000.00               5,000.00              4,000.00                             -           14,000.00
REGISTRATION (PER SEMESTER@2250)                 2,250.00               2,250.00              2,250.00                 2,250.00            9,000.00
ID CARD ( PER YEAR)                 1,000.00                            -                1,000.00                             -              2,000.00
ACTIVITY-( PER YEAR)                 2,000.00                            -                2,000.00                             -              4,000.00
CAUTION - (ONCE)                 5,000.00                            -                                 -              5,000.00
LIBRARY (PER YEAR)                 5,000.00                            -                5,000.00                             -           10,000.00
STUDENT ORGANISATION(PER YEAR)                 1,000.00                            -                1,000.00                             -              2,000.00
THESIS EXAMINATION                              -                              -                             -                30,000.00         30,000.00
Totals             160,750.00          133,250.00         129,550.00            133,050.00       556,600.00
Grand totals               556,600.00