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 will be able to:

  • Effectively manage resources at their disposal
  • Carry out research on issues arising from their educational practice
  • Apply knowledge, skills and attitudes to influence educational policy, Programme s and general development of educational institutions.
  • Contribute positively to the larger issues of educational policy and practice.

Candidates admitted to the Degree of Bachelor of Education (Arts) must satisfy the minimum entrance requirements of University entry with minimum C in English. They must also satisfy departmental requirements before registering for courses in the respective departments. In satisfying the minimum entry requirements of the University, candidates must have passed the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with a mean grade of C+ and a minimum of C+ grade in two of their teaching subjects which include: Mathematics, English, Kiswahili , History, Geography, Religious Education and Business Studies.

The Bachelor of Education (Arts) Programme  takes four academic years. Each year consists of two semesters. In addition, the students shall take twelve (12) weeks of Teaching Practice in approved secondary schools or equivalent institutions. The Programme  will be offered in fulltime, school-based, ODEL and blended approaches.

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