The Programme  is designed to prepare an efficient and effective primary school teacher, leader and manager capable of adapting to the ever-changing environment. The Programme  will also prepare the students to think deeply in the practice of their profession and exploit opportunities for further education and training.

By the end of the Programme , the learner should be able to:

  • Enhance teaching subject content and pedagogical knowledge, skills and attitudes
  • Handle subject areas taught in primary schools
  • Demonstrate enhanced leadership and managerial skills

Candidates admitted to the Degree of Bachelor of Education (Primary option) must satisfy the requirements of Chuka University entry. A holder of KCSE with a mean grade of C (plain) or equivalent and P1 Certificate OR S1 or Diploma holders in primary education option plus a minimum of 2 years teaching experience

The Programme  takes a minimum period of four academic years. The minimum CFs for the Programme  shall be 120 CFs. Students will be required to pass all courses registered before graduation. The Programme  will be offered in fulltime, part-time, 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