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Architectural Studies, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #801 (WUR) Nairobi, Kenya
The Architectural Studies programme offered by the University of Nairobi shall require a minimum of eight semesters of study (4 Years).
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Objectives of the Architectural Studies programme offered by the University of Nairobi 

The Department runs a two-tier degree programme ultimately leading to the qualification needed to register as an architect. The programme has a 4 year part that earns the Bachelor of Architectural Studies(B.A.S.) and a further 2 years leading to Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch). The B.A.S. degree opens up a number of career paths but only graduates of B. Arch can register as Architects as per the relevant laws.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Building Technology & Services
  • History And Theory Of Architecture
  • Building Science 3 (acoustics)
  • Housing & Human Settlements
  • Architectural Design
  • Architectural Conservation
  • Interior Architecture
  • Landscape Architecture

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Initial Entry Requirement
  • Students who register into the course are registered for Bachelor of Architectural Studies/Bachelor of Architecture (B.A.S./B. Arch.). The course itself is designated as Bachelor of Architectural Studies /Bachelor of Architecture. Candidates are eligible for admission into the course in the following categories.
  • Diploma Candidates: Candidates must have attained the KNEC Diploma in Architecture, Building Construction or related fields with a credit pass or equivalent.
  • In categories (iii) and (iv): Candidates may be required to present portfolios and appear for interviews.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4200 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    2420 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2420 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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National tuition: 250,000 Kshs

Living costs for Nairobi

  • 49608 - 74990 KES/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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