Bachelor of Education (Special Needs Education)

Course Details

Global trends and increasing awareness in human rights, including the enactment of the new constitution in Kenya requires a comprehensive understanding of basic human rights and enhanced inclusiveness, including the rights of persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups. This programme contributes to special needs education and development in this respect. A Bachelor of Education (Special Needs) degree is a good beginning for a career in teaching more so as schools become more inclusive.

Individuals trained in Education with special needs will be able to work in public and private institutions of learning. Graduates can also pursue further studies and courses and advance to become supervisors or administrators or instructors in colleges that prepare others to teach special education.

The Bachelor of Education (Special Needs) degree will produce teachers of high integrity and enable them to participate in the educational transformation process for individuals with special needs thereby contribute to nation building.

Course Objectives
The goals of the programme are to enable the graduates to:
Enhance early identification and placement of learners with special needs and disabilities in order to increase equity and inclusiveness.
Use acquired skills to promote quality, relevant and holistic education in learning institutions for learners with special needs in Education
Support research and development in special needs education, documentation and dissemination of relevant information

Candidates shall register for Education in Early Childhood plus any other subject course. The current combinations available are:
• History/Geography
• Kiswahili/History
• English/Literature
• Business/Mathematics
• Business/Mathematics
• Business/Information Technology

Admission Requirements
• KCSE grade C+ with C+ in English or its equivalents,  Or
• A level with two principal passes or its equivalents,  Or
• Diploma holders in related areas such as with at least a Credit Pass.

Duration: 4 Years (8 semesters)

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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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Our Vision

A University of academic excellence based on Christian principles producing graduates in various fields for global service.

Our Mission

To develop servant leaders by imparting knowledge, skills and values through creative methods of education, research and Christian spiritual formation.

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