Prof. Carolyne Omulando,

Ag. Dean School of Education & Social Sciences


The School of Education and Social Sciences (SESS) at Alupe University College is a vibrant School geared towards reinventing education and the social sciences for the benefit of Society in the 21st century.

 The School is composed of the following eight (8) Departments:

  1. Department of Educational Management and Policy Studies
  2. Department of Educational Psychology
  3. Department of Educational Foundations
  4. Department of Language and Literature Education
  5. Department of Social Sciences Education
  6. Department of Science and Mathematics Education
  7. Department of Humanities
  8. Department of Curriculum and Educational Media

Within these departments, the School offers six (6) Bachelors degree programmes, seven (7) diploma programmes, one (1) post graduate diploma programme and two (2) Masters degree programmes. All these programmes are designed with an aim to respond to the educational, economic, political, and social issues facing the society.

To this end, the School is wholly committed to providing all its students with quality and relevant knowledge and competencies needed in academics, career, personal and social development to enable each one of them reach their greatest potential as professionals in the various fields of specialization. These abilities should enable every student to be prepared for lifelong learning in the ever changing and competitive world and to become productive citizens of a global society.

In particular, the Social Science degree programmes offer our graduates a wide range of opportunities for employment and career progression in the areas of county and local government and administration, politics, counselling psychology, teaching and lecturing, social work, police administration and management, and town planning. The education degree programmes on the other hand, provide our graduates with a wide range of opportunities for aspiring leaders and practitioners in education related fields. They present significant prospects for career advancement for professionals as school teachers, college instructors/tutors, lecturers, career advisors, school/institution managers, local and county government education managers and administrators, and school text book authors and reviewers.

Vision

Play a leading role in transforming the lives of students by responding to learner and community needs through responsive teaching, research, partnerships, innovation, outreach and technology.

Mission

Develop responsible citizens by creating opportunities for lifelong learning through the provision of lucrative and comprehensive programmes needed in academic, career, personal and social progression, beneficial for diverse life experiences.

 Core Values

Professionalism

Uphold integrity and best practice through quality teaching, learning and research, be reliable and responsible

Academic Excellence

Promote programs and activities that foster the acquisition of desired competences: knowledge, skills and attitudes

Career Responsive

Initiate educational programs that prepare students for meaningful careers, for a dvanced professional training, for the workforce and for citizenship

Creativity and Innovation

Utilize research output to generate novel solutions to economic, political and social problems in the society and industry for development

Knowledge Generation

Create new information that positively impacts on public policy issues in government and non-governmental organizations

Supportive Environment

Cultivate a positive learning and working environment and provide support services for both student and faculty success

Teamwork

Provide support to one another, working co-operatively and respecting one another's views

Continued Learning

Increase academic progression opportunities for the students and entire community

Academic Programmes

The School of Education and Social Sciences offers a wide range of professional degrees courses that have potential in greatly enhancing career opportunities and increased scholarly output through the masters’ programmes.

SCHOOL/PROGRAMME

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

MODE OF STUDY

 

 

Bachelor of Education (Science)

 

 

Minimum Mean Grade of C+ and above at KCSE OR

A Diploma holder in Education from a recognized institution (With CREDIT and above may be given Credit transfer ) OR

Applicants for B.Ed. (Science) MUST have at least Grade C (Plain) and above in Mathematics and C+ in the two teaching subjects at KCSE Level.

Full time/ Part time/ Distance Learning Programmes

Venue: AUC

 

Bachelor of Education (Arts)

(Subject Combination: Mathematics, Geography, History, English, Literature and Kiswahili)

Minimum Mean Grade of C+ and above at KCSE OR

A Diploma holder in Education from a recognized institution (With CREDIT and above may be given Credit transfer

Applicants for B.Ed. (Arts) MUST have C+ in the two teaching subjects at KCSE Level.

Full time/ Part time/ Distance Learning Programmes

Venue: AUC

 

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary Education)

 

Minimum Mean Grade of C+ and above at KCSE OR

A Diploma holder in Education from a recognized institution (With CREDIT and above may be given Credit transfer )

Full time/ Part time/ Distance Learning Programmes

Venue: AUC

 

 

Bachelor of Education (Business Studies)

Minimum mean grade of C+ and above at KCSE or its Equivalent.

The candidate must have done Business Studies and scored a C+ and above, in addition the applicant should have passed Mathematics and Geography with the grade of C+ and above.

Full time/ Part time/ Distance Learning Programmes

Venue: AUC

Bachelor of Arts (Community Development)

 

Mean grade of at least a C+ (Plus) at KCSE, OR;

Two principal passes and one subsidiary pass at “A” level OR

A diploma in a related discipline from a recognized institution

Full time/ Part time/ Distance Learning Programmes

Venue: AUC

Bachelor of Arts (Counselling Psychology)

 

Mean grade of at least a C+(Plus) at KCSE, OR;

Two principal passes and one subsidiary pass at “A” level, OR;

A diploma in a related discipline from a recognized institution

Full time/ Part time/ Distance Learning Programmes

Venue: AUC

Diploma Programmes

Diploma in Secondary Education

(Subject Combination: Mathematics, Geography, History, English, Literature, Business Studies and Kiswahili)

Diploma in Early Childhood and Primary Education

Diploma in County Governance & Public Management

Minimum Mean Grade of C+(Plus) at KCSE and a C+ (Plus) in the two teaching subjects of specialization

Minimum Mean grade of C- (minus) at KCSE or its equivalent

Mean Grade of ‘C’ at KCSE or Division II at KCE or One Principal pass at KACE“A” –Level or at least a D+ at KCSE plus a one-year certificate from an accredited institution or KNEC.

Full time/ Part time/ Distance Learning Programmes

Venue: AUC

Diploma in Public Administration

Diploma in Social Work

Diploma in Community Development

Diploma in Criminology

Mean Grade of C- at KCSE or Division II at KCE – “O” Level OR

One Principal pass at KACE – “A” Level at least a D+ at KCSE plus a one-year certificate from an accredited institution or KNEC

Full time/ Part time/ Distance Learning Programmes

Venue: AUC

Post Graduate Diploma in Education

Subjects: Mathematics, Geography, English, Literature, Business Studies, History and Kiswahili, Biology, Chemistry and Physics

First Degree from a recognized University with two teaching subjects

Full time/ Part time/ Distance Learning Programmes

Venue: AUC

Masters Programmes:

Master of Education in English Language Education

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master of Education in Business Studies

 

In addition to fulfilling the common University regulations, applicants must satisfy the following requirements:

Second Class Bachelor’s Degree (Upper Division) in Education (English and Literature) recognized by Moi University OR

Second Class Bachelor’s Degree in Education (English and Literature) (Lower Division) with two years teaching experience   OR

Bachelor’s Degree with a Post-Graduate Diploma in Education (English and Literature) or an equivalent certificate in Education, all recognized by Moi University.

Holder of a First Class or Second Class Honours, Upper Division degree in Business, Economics, Administration or Commerce from Moi University or an accredited University recognized by Moi University Senate

Applicants must have a working experience of at least five(5) years at management level, PLUS

A first Degree in Bachelor of Education (Business Studies) OR

A first degree in any Business Studies discipline from a recognized University OR

A holder of CPA(K)/CPS (K) certificate or the equivalent OR

Higher National Diploma in Business Studies

Full time/ Part time/ Distance Learning Programmes

Venue: AUC

 

For further inquires and application forms please contact:

The Dean,

School of Education and Social Sciences,

P.O. Box 845 -50100,

Busia – Kenya.

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