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Design, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #801 (WUR) Nairobi, Kenya
The aims and objectives of the Design programme offered by the University of Nairobi are based on professional education for national development.  
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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.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

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

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

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

  • International

    1107 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1107 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    1107 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1107 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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128000 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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