The following are the admission requirements for the different programmes under the department of Architecture.
Diploma in Architecture: 6 Semesters
Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) aggregate grade C or equivalent and grades C- in English/Kiswahili, Mathematics, Physics, Geography or Drawing and Design or Art and Design or History and Government or Chemistry (C Physical Science) OR A-Level Certificate with one (1) Principal Pass in Mathematics or Physics and two subsidiary passes or other equivalent qualifications as approved by the University Senate.
Bachelor of Architectural Studies: 4 Years
Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with a minimum aggregate of B- (minus) and C+ (plus) as the minimum grade in cluster groups of 4 subjects which include: Mathematics, Physics, any subject from GROUP III (History and Government OR Geography OR Christian Religious Education OR Islamic Religious Education OR Hindu Religious Education); or 2nd GROUP (Biology or Chemistry); OR 2nd GROUP III OR GROUP IV (Home Science, or Art and Design or Agriculture or Aviation Technology or Computer Studies); OR GROUP V (French, German, Arabic, Music, Business Studies). OR JKUAT Arch. Diploma – Credit and above and 12 months refereed industry or travel portfolio (entry into 3rd year of Study) OR JKUAT Arch. Diploma – PASS and 12 months refereed industry or travel portfolio (entry into 1st year of study) OR Any other relevant qualification recognized by the University Senate.
Bachelor of Architecture: 2 Years
Minimum B. Architectural Studies, OR any other relevant qualifications recognized by JKUAT Senate as being equivalent or higher than those specified above.
Master of Urban Design; 2 Years
Applications should either be: Holders of a Bachelor’s Degree with at least a 2nd Class Honors (Upper Division) from JKUAT in relevant fields or from any other institution recognized by the JKUAT Senate, OR Holders of other qualifications recognized by JKUAT senate as being equivalent or higher than those specified above.
A holder of a Master degree in a relevant discipline recognized by JKUAT Senate may be registered for a Ph.D in the department
- University Admission documents
- School of Architecture and Building Sciences Application Form
- Fee Structure and Brochure
- Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS)