B.A. On Campus


University of Nairobi

48 months
1448 USD/year
1448 USD/year
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The aims and objectives of the Design programme offered by the University of Nairobi are based on professional education for national development.  


Design is an accelerating factor which plays an important role side by side with productivity and management. 

The programme

The first year of the Design programme offered by the University of Nairobi is general and introductory in nature.  The second and third year courses place a greater emphasis on design theory and studio courses.  During the fourth year of the course, students are required to major in either two dimensional or three dimensional areas of design.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Elementary Social And Culture Studies
  • Fundamentals Of Freehand Drawing
  • Materials
  • Basic Print Techniques
  • Two Dimensional Studies
  • Communication Skills
  • Principles Of Instrumental Drawing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines




81 alternative credits


On Campus

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

Anyone with qualifications with the following is eligible for the degree course:

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) holders of overall mean Grade C+ with a minimum of C+ in (a) Mathematics (b) English/Kiswahili (c) Biology/Physics/Chemistry (d) Any subject from Group III (History & Govt., Geography, Christian Religious Education, Islamic Religious Education, Hindu Religious Education), Group IV (Home Science, Art & Design, Agriculture, Aviation Technology, Computer Studies) or Group V (French, German, Arabic, Music, Business Studies).
  • Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE) or equivalent

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1448 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1448 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    1448 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1448 USD per year during 48 months.
  • 157,500 KSHS per year

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.


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