The Bachelor of Education (Arts) Programme  is tailored towards preparing teachers to teach Arts and Humanities at secondary school level and in tertiary institutions. This Programme  was established at Chuka University in response to the continued need for qualified graduate teachers in secondary schools and tertiary institutions. The Programme  puts into consideration the requirements of the current secondary school curriculum thus being holistic in nature. The graduates of the Programme  will obtain a Bachelor of Education (Arts) degree of Chuka University.

  • By the end of the programme, the learner is expected to: Use language appropriately in a variety of contexts.
  • Gain theoretical knowledge and practical skills for professional competence in literary scholar‘s and creative writer‘s crafts;
  • Harness their critical insights for appreciation of literature, art and culture within the spheres of development and social change

All candidates admitted to the programme must satisfy the minimum common entry requirements of Tharaka University which is currently a mean Grade of C+. In addition, candidates must have obtained a minimum score of C+ in English. Candidates may be admitted to the BA (Linguistics, Literature and Sociology) programme if they hold a Diploma in English with a Credit level or higher from Institutions recognized by Chuka University Senate. Candidates who obtained 2 principals and a subsidiary at KACE may also be admitted. Candidates holding qualifications equivalent to the above from institutions recognized by Chuka University Senate may beadmitted.

All students shall take the units in the First and Second years of study. Students will pursue the structure, meaning they shall take courses in Linguistics, Literature, Sociology and University CommonCourses in Years one and two. In Years three and four, students shall take Linguistics and Literature, Linguistics and Sociology, or Literature and Sociology. The programme will be offered on a full-time and part-time modes of study.

Full Time  Ksh – 68,500 per Semester

Online Learining (Odel) – Ksh – 54,500 per Semester

Applications should be on official forms available at Tharaka University College in Gatunga; Non-refundable fee of KES 2,000 for postgraduate courses degree, and diploma programmes and KES 1,000 for certificate courses to be deposited in the following accounts:

Bank Name        Account Name:   Branch       Account Tharaka University


Co-operative      Fees   Collection  

Bank                     Account                 Chuka       0112972400000

Equity Bank        Fees   Collection   Chuka      021 0277753588


KCB Bank           Fees   Collection   Chuka       1240985967


How to Apply?

Reach out admission Office via 0721839583 or 0703684570