Postgraduate programmes

The following courses are currently on offer at JKUAT Mombasa Campus  in  part-time  modes:

Ph.D. Programmes

  •     PhD in Business Administration
  •     PhD in Human Resource Management (HRM)
  •     PhD in Project Management
  •     PhD in Information Technology
  •     PhD in Public Health
  •     PhD – Supply Chain Management

Eligibility for PhD programmes
A Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree in a relevant field

Course Duration
PhD Programmes run for a period of 3 years,2 years of course work and 1 year  of research work.

Masters  Programmes

  • Master of Science in Information Technology
  • Master of Business  Administration (options: Marketing, Finance or Strategic Management)
  • M.Sc. in Procurement and Contract Management
  • M.Sc. in Project Management
  • M.Sc. in Occupational Safety and Health
  • M.Sc. in Public Health
  • Master of Business Information Technology
  • M.Sc. Finance
  • M.Sc. Human Resources

Eligibility for Masters programmes
Bachelors degree with first class honors,Upper second class honors or lower second class plus two years relevant experience for those with a pass  pass they should go for a postgraduate diploma before proceeding with masters.

Course Duration
Masters programmes run for 3 semesters course work and one semester of research,though the maximum period allowed is 2 calender years.

The campus admits students thrice per year in January, May and September. The campus runs a trimester systems, which reduces the total calendar time spent by students in the university by up to one-third.

How to apply for Masters and PhD courses
Download 2 forms here fill them and on each form attach the following things: 1 passport size photo, 1 copy of Undergraduate certificate and transcripts, 1 copy of Identification card. An application fee is 1, 500 payable to KCB Account number: 1107586933, Account name: JKUAT Msa Campus, Branch: Treasury Square.

Fee structures
Updated fee structures 2019.2020 click link download our fee structures

109 thoughts on “Postgraduate programmes

  1. Hey, I have an international diploma in Health and safety from the UK-Which is an equivalent to a degree. 8000 word research was part of my course work in the diploma course.IN addition, I have 4 years experience in Health and safety field
    Kindly advise if I qualify to MSC in occupational health and safety considering the same is acceptable as direct entry to MSC programs in UK universities.

    thank you

      • Hello,

        Nobody ever got back to me regarding my query as promised in your reply.


        • You can apply for the course, please attach the letter and certificate from CUE (

          • Thank you,

            My query was how to go about getting the letter and certificate from CUE.
            Online or?

  2. 1. Do you offer diploma in occupational Safety and Health in mombasa?
    2. I have do a degree and masters in operations management at uon, can i qualify for in occupational Safety and Health
    Please respond on my email to help me make a decision.

  3. Hi ..kindly Advise.
    In 2013 May I applied for Msc.Entreprenurship and innovation at Jkuat CBD Nairobi. I was admitted. …However one week after Admission, my employer transfered me to work in Congo DRC…Whereby I went to Jkuat Main campus to see if I can do same course of masters online .by then it was only MBA available online.
    Now I am back to the country and hope to be based in mombasa.
    Can I just Enrol here or I have to go through the same application processes?
    Kindly advise the best possible applicable for a working evening student
    Best regards

  4. Hello, kindly advise,
    I have a Degree in Bachelor of Commerce- Accounting option from (2nd Class Honors- Lower division) from JKUAT
    I finished my undergraduate studies in April 2013 and graduated in November same year.
    I have however been working since May 2013 to date, would it be appropriate for me to apply MBA in the next intake, Mombasa campus?

    Kind regards

  5. i have recently graduated with msc. procurement and logistics management. Am now interested in pursuing a Phd. in procurement. Is it available in Mombasa campus?

  6. hi, i have mbchb degree and work experience of 8 years was interested in doing a masters in public health, i would like to know how is your schedule of classes and if possible a rough guideline on what your semester is like do you have evening classes? please advise accordingly.

    • Hi,Yes Possible for MPH but from which campus?? We have evening and weekend can apply after confirmation of where you did your degree from.

  7. Hi,
    am interested in pursuing masters in environmental managment and legislation which is currently being offered at the main campus nairobi, i hereby humbly request you to initiate that programme at mombasa campus.

  8. Am interested in joining a masters class in public health may intake is it possible or am late for the application,i graduated in msa campus degree in public health

    • The May intake is still on going please hurry though.At-least by Monday you should have submitted your application.Thank you.

  9. I finished my undergraduate study Bsc mechanical engineering, this April 2015 at Technical University of Mombasa.Is it possible to enroll for this course before graduation?

    • Yes you can provided you have transcripts and a letter of completion from your university

  10. Hi I have finished my course work in MSC OSH last year august but got transferred to Nairobi can I do my research work at main campus in nairobi

  11. My daughter finished kcse 2014 with B plain and is interested in Bcom HRM at the mombasa campus is she late for may intake.

  12. Hi Mombasa Campus. Can I kindly know if i can join to do my PhD in Mombasa campus. I was admitted in Westlands campus in 2012 but have not joined yet due to job transfer. I want to take study leave now and will be comfortable to do in mombasa campus. Do i need to re-apply again or? I did a defamation letter to westlands campus. I was admitted for A PhD in development studies.

  13. My first degree is in Business Admin. (HRM). Am interested in MSC.-HRM and am a full time employee away from Mombasa town. Can I persue this course by distance learning or on weekends?

  14. Hi. I completed my coursework and internship in pjct mgnt last year at more mba campus. Do I qualify for a post graduate diploma in the same if I opt out of the research for personal reasons?

  15. Hi,
    How flexible are the Phd classes, live out of town and would like to enrol so need to know traveling schedule. Plus, what does the Phd BA cover?

  16. Hello,
    When is the next intake for in ICT Policy & Regulation in Mombasa Campus. I am interested in the January intake.

    Thank You

  17. Hi,
    Do you offer postgraduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety at you Mombasa CBD Campus?

  18. i have a bachelors degree in Biology (biomedical option) from University of Eastern Africa baraton in Eldoret. i wanted to do masters in procurement mombasa campus as from september is it possible.

  19. nice work ict depatment.
    does jkuat main campus offer phd finance?which mode is available?evening or weekend.thank you

    • Ph.D. in Finance is offered under the school of business, department of Department of Economics, Accounts and Finance. Please call 0722295988, 0717981074, 0735174812, 0735173998 for more details.Thank You.

    • Thank you Brian,yes its offered as a PhD in Business Administration with Finance as an option of specialization.
      Thank you.

  20. is it posible to get admision for masters in OSH before graduating ? i have second class upper division but yet to graduate in December 2015 but i would like to start my masters before then. i have transcripts showing my accademic qualifications

  21. i wish to start my masters on january but am yet to graduate on december this year but would like to get an admission letter earlier so that i can request for study leave from my employer….is it possible

    • My advise would be you apply for the September intake whose deadline is on Wednesday next week then when you get the admission letter you can defer to January.This will help you use the admission letter to give your employer for processing of the leave.Thank you.

  22. hi…I GRADUATED in august 2015 but the certificates will be out by next week…can i apply for september intake with only my transcripts and completion letter september intake application closed….am far from mombasa but will be there by sartuday,will i be too late to apply for september intake…for MBA…..

    • Hi Tinah,saturday will be late because we are closing applications for September intake Tomorrow morning.

  23. I finished my undergraduate in JKUAT and consequently graduated in July 2014 with BSc in Mechanical Engineering Hons( second lower). I work with a reputable company in management level for 8 years now. Can I join MSc in project management September intake next year 2016.

  24. Hi,
    I am interested with the PhD. in Human Resource Management (HRM). Kindly advise the class timings since am currently working outside Kenya

  25. Hi, i finished my undergraduate degree in June 2013 Bachelor of real Estate from UON, with lower division, have been working since then… Can i apply for Msc. Project Management next intake without the transcripts, kindly provide me with current fee structure.

  26. Am interested to pursue Mechanical Engineering from Nairobi. Kindly advice or give someone to help thru.

  27. I would like to know the course contents under MBA Finance or Msc Accounting and Msc Finance. The information is important for my registration needs.


  28. hello…
    I would be grateful to know whether Msa Campus offers Msc Procurement and Logistics and whether the same can be done through distance learning (e-learning)
    I completed my undergraduate (Bachelor of Business Management-Purchasing and Supplies Option) and graduated in August 2015 with a 2nd Upper division. Kindly furnish me with information on the same

    • The Masters programmes offered through elearning are:
      Master of Science in Computer Systems – 12 modules/units
      Masters in Research Methods – 16 modules/units
      Master of Science in Statistics/Applied Statistics – 16 modules/units
      Master in Business Administration – 18 modules/units

      For more details on elearning please visit

  29. Hi,
    went to pay for the application fee with below details and the bank has sent me back that they need the student number.I have tried to explain to them in vain that this is for application.
    An application fee is 1, 500 payable to KCB Account number: 1107586933, Account name: JKUAT Msa Campus, Branch: Treasury Square.

    please advice.

    Thank you.

  30. I would like to gain competence in ICT. I have experience in ICT and I have no problem with basic things in ICT but not competence in the technical area. I have a degree in Communication and a PhD in Communication and information studies. I would like to pursue a degree in ICT/IT. Will your masters degree in IT introduce me to the field as well as ensure competence?

    • Yes the masters will give you the competence you require. You can apply now for the may 2016 intake. You are welcome

  31. I did an application for the may 2016 intake-MBA..when shall shall the responce be done to know whether to prepare to join and by what means?

  32. Does your Mombasa campus offer either Msc. Applied Statistics or Msc. Applied Mathematics ?

  33. I completed my undergraduate degree from Mt.Kenya University in BBM – procurement and supplies management 2nd upper in Dec 2015, graduating this July, I had 6 units credit transfers from a diploma course in business management, with over 5 years work experience in logistics, am I eligible for Msc in procurement & logistics ,and when should I make my application for Sept.intake to Jkuat Msa?