B.A.S. / B.Arch. Blended

Architectural Studies

University of Nairobi

72 months
2990 EUR/year
2990 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Architectural Studies programme offered by the University of Nairobi takes 4 Years and with an additional 2 Years making a total of 6 years, one graduates with the professional degree in architecture known as Bachelor of Architecture.


Program Details

To this end, The Architectural Studies programme offered by the University of Nairobi structure is pivoted around the Design Studio, with lecture inputs in related and supporting subjects aided by tutorials, seminars, laboratory and workshop instructions as well as field exercises.

The first five years of the programme tackle design issues of increasing scale and complexity at individual, group and community levels, in the context of urban and rural human settlements.

The sixth and final year of the programme requires each student to prepare and submit a written thesis and a design project in an area of choice, as approved by the University.

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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines




45 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

A student must satisfy the prescribed University of Nairobi requirements for admission to the Bachelor of Architectural Studies/Bachelor of Architecture (B.A.S./B..Arch.) by having any of the following qualifications:

K.C.S.E. with a mean grade C+ or equivalent and in addition, a candidate must also have attained a minimum grade of C+ at the K.C.S.E. examination from a recognized secondary institution in the following subject clusters:

  • English or Kiswahili
  • Mathematics
  • Physics or Chemistry or Biology or Physical Science or Biological Sciences
  • Art and Design or Drawing and Design, or Building Construction, or Music, or Economics, or Geography, or Social Education and Ethics, or History and Government.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    2990 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1495 EUR per semester during 72 months.
  • National

    2990 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1495 EUR per semester during 72 months.
  • 180,000 KES per semester

Living costs for Nairobi

49608 - 74988 KES /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

Architectural Studies
University of Nairobi


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!