Master of Education ( Educational Administration )


The department of Educational Administration and Planning started Master of Education, Module II programmes in order to provide opportunities to people who want to further their studies in the specializations of Education Administration, Curriculum Studies, Educational Planning or Economics of education. These are people who have the University of Nairobi minimum entry requirements but who have not been admitted in the module I (regular) programme. The curriculum for both module I and module II programmes in terms of duration does not differ much.

A student may enrol in the M.Ed programme either on a full time basis or on a part-time basis

The part time programme is offered in the evenings and during the school holiday period. 

The  programme offered during the holiday period is also known as the school based programme.

The full time programme shall extend over a minimum of four (4) semesters from the date of  registration and a maximum of eight (8) semesters. The course shall consist of coursework, examination and Thesis.

The evening programme shall extend over a minimum of four (4) semesters from the date of registration and a maximum of twelve (12) semesters.  The course shall consist of course work, examination and project.

The school based programme shall be an intensive course taught during the school holidays. Two school holidays of four weeks each will constitute a semester.

 The programme shall comprise of 18 units.

During the first three semesters, a student shall take ten (10) compulsory (core) units. Each unit consists of 60 contact hours.

Students shall be required to take the 10 Core Units before being allowed to take elective courses  for project or embark on their thesis.

 Students shall be required to choose the topic for research thesis or projects after successful completion of Core Units.

 Research thesis shall be considered to be equivalent to eight (8) units.

 Research project shall be considered to be equivalent to four (4) units.

Students admitted into the M.Ed degree programme will specialize in any one of the following subject areas:

                  a)         Educational Administration

                  b)         Educational Planning

                  c)         Economics of Education

                  d)         Corporate Governance in Education

                  e)         Curriculum Studies

                  f)          Education in Emergencies

The course shall be conducted through lectures, discussion groups, seminars, field excursions and assignments.

Bachelor of Education (Lower Second Class Honours) degree or equivalent qualifications. Bachelors degree (Lower Second Class Honours) and postgraduates Diploma in Education or equivalent qualifications. 

M.Ed Graduates (Educational Administration) may undertake a variety of professional roles which include providing management and leadership within the education sector in the government, and private sector, training can work nationally and internationally in the education sector, monitoring and evaluation of education and social sector, undertake research, for organizations including central and county governments, NGOs, Consultants among other sectors. Many are also well-equipped to apply for and pursue doctoral-level work in Comparative and International Education. Finally, our graduates have been absorbed as lecturers in a number of universities in Kenya.

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