There is a global increase in the frequency and severity of disasters. The forms and nature of disasters are also continually changing. The aftermath effects and impacts have gone beyond the acceptable threshold. Disasters have caused massive destruction of properties, deaths of people and animals and disruption of economies. It is now clear that in order to enhance sustainable development, knowledge about disasters as well as how to manage them is important
By the end of this programme, the learner should be able to:
Candidates have obtained a mean score of C (Plain) in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education and its equivalence. Admission may be granted to holders of Certificate in Disaster Management or related studies from Chuka University or any other institution recognized by Chuka University. Candidates who hold any degree are eligible for the Diploma in Disaster Management.
The Diploma in Disaster Management shall be covered in two (2) academic years or four (4) semesters and each semester has got 15 weeks. Students are also required to undergo a minimum of six-week field attachment by the end of their third semester. Student will be required to go for attachment for eight weeks after which they will write a report and will be supervised by a member of teaching staff. This will be graded 100%. To fulfil requirements for graduation, candidates must successfully complete 90 credit factors (C.F’s).
Full Time Ksh -35,000 Tuition Fee only 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