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Graduate Education

The University has over 10,000 postgraduate students enrolled in various programmes. The population of postgraduate students continues to increase due to the introduction of relevant and innovative programmes which meet the needs of individual students.The University offers tailor-made programmes that are demand/customer driven, in collaboration with our partners, in order to suit the needs of our society and in a broader context, our world.

In the various colleges, listed below, we hope you will find information about the course you are looking for and be able to achieve your academic and career goals.

College of Architecture and Engineering

If you are seeking a graduate  education in disciplines of engineering, art or  built environment, the UoN's College of Architecture and Engineering will help you achieve your dream. Some of the disciplines in  offered in this college under its various schools and faculties include Construction Management, Planning, Urban Management, Valuation and Property Management, Architecture, Housing Administration, Building Management, Design, Geographical Information Systems, Surveying, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Environmental and Biosystems Engineering, Electrical and Information Engineering, Energy Management, Nuclear Science Find more from the colleges website

College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences

College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences teaches vertinary medicine and agricultural sciences. The  Agricultural sciences graduate courses taught in its faculties include Food Science and Technology, Plant Breeding, Horticulture, Agronomy, Agricultural Resources Management, Crop Protection, Plant Pathology, Agricultural and Applied Economics, Soil Science, Range Management, Agricultural Economics, Livestock Production System, Poultry Sciences, Animal Nutrition and Feed Science, Animal Genetics and Breeding, Agricultural Information and Communication Management and Land and Water Management
Veterinary Sciences graduate courses include: Applied Veterinary Parasitology, Veterinary Pathology and Diagnostics,Applied Microbiology, Fish Science, Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Diagnosis,Comparative Mammalian Physiology, Vertebrate Anatomy, Reproductive Anatomy,Animal Genetics and Breeding, Livestock Production Systems, Animal Nutrition and Feed Science, Poultry Science, Veterinary Public Health,Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Clinical Studies, Wildlife Health and Management, Veterinary Pathology, Microbiology and Parasitology.
Find out more from the college's website 

College of Biological and Physical Sciences

College of Biological and Physical Sciences provides education in the disciple of Science and Technology. Graduate courses taught at its various schools i.e:- School of Computing and Informatics, School of Biological Sciences, School of Mathematics, School of Physical Sciences. It also has a Centre for Bio-technology and Bio-informatics. More information on the College's Website

College of Health Sciences

College of Health Sciences offerers numerous graduate courses in its School of Medicine, School of Dental Sciences, School of Pharmacy, School of Nursing and Institute of Tropical &Infectious diseases. Click here for more information

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

College of Humanities and Social Sciences is the UoN learning centre that teaches disciples in humanities and social sciences.  You will a rich variety of graduate courses taught in its various Schools, Faculties and Institutes . These includes: School of Business, School of Economics, School of Law, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Faculty of Arts, Institute of Diplomacy and International Studies, Institute for Development Studies, Population Studies and Research Institute and Institute of Anthropology, Gender and African Studies.

For more information, visit the college's website

College of Education and External Studies

College of Education and External Studies is UoN centre for Teacher Education, Open Learning, Research and Community Service.It has various graduate courses in its School of Education and School of Continuing and Distance Education. Find out more from the college's website.

Undergraduate Contacts

Contact the The Academic Registrar (Or visit any UoN Extra Mural Center) through the following address:
Admissions Office Reception,
University of Nairobi, Main Campus
Administration Block, 1st Floor
Tel: +254-20-318262 Ext. 28285 or 28213,
Fax: +254-20-245566 or


The Graduate School Contacts

Get in touch with the Graduate School  through the following contacts
P. O. Box 30197 - 00100 GPO, NAIROBI
Tel: +254-020 -318262 Ext. 28267
Fax: +254-020 -243626

Contacts for Continuing Education

For more information on continuing education and admission contact
University of Nairobi, College of Education and External Studies, Faculty of External studies, Kikuyu
P. O. Box 92 - Kikuyu, Kenya
Telephone:  +254-066-33135; 32017; 32020; 32021; 32029