Diploma in Music

Course Details

This course is geared towards preparing students for a Bachelors’ Degree in Music. learners are equipped with skills in diverse aspects of music covering the following areas: Music Theory 1; Music Theory 2; Introduction to the History of Music, ; leading worship; Music Education; Theology of Music; African Music and Musical Instruments; Choral Conducting; Introduction to Arts Management; Composing New Songs; Introduction to Musical Instruments; Studio Audio and Video Recording; voice; Music Adjudication; and Music Performance and Practice.

Admission requirements

  • A minimum KCSE grade C- OR 
  • O Level division III with a minimum of 38 points with 6 credits OR 
  • A‘ Level with 2 principal passes. OR 
  • D+ in KCSE with additional one-year certificate or above from a college OR 
  • Equivalents to the above qualifications as determined by St. Paul‘s University Senate.

Duration of the Programme
The duration of the course is four(4) semesters

The course work takes three semesters and on the final semester students will do a supervised practicum on the area of interest or inclination. At the end they will submit a portfolio and later be expected to give a practical demonstration or an oral presentation their work.

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  1. Attach photocopies of all academic and professional certificates. If they are not in English send translated and certified
    copies. Non-English speakers must provide proof of competence in English.
  2. Attach a copy of your recent coloured passport size photographs
  3. Please note that you are required to pay a non refundable application fee for your application to be processed.
    • Postgraduate Application Fee- KSh.3,000.00
    • Undergraduate Application Fee- KSh. 1,500.00
    • Diploma & Certificate Application Fee- KSh. 1,000.00 
    • Special Entrance Exam & YCMP Application Fee- KSh. 1,000
    • CPA Application Fee- KSh. 1,000.00 
    • You can deposit the application fee in any of our bank accounts and then scan and attach the bank slip here. Click Here to see our bank details



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