The diploma in Education primary is designed to produce teachers with in-depth understanding of the subject matter, sound professional skills and ability to adapt to the ever changing educational needs in Kenya. Its focus is on quality instruction and management of primary schools.

By the end of this Programme, the graduate 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

The candidate to be admitted must satisfy the following criteria: A holder of mean Grade C (Plain) and a P1 certificate or A holder of KCSE with a minimum grade of D+ (Plus) and P1 certificate with a teaching experience of at least 2 years

The diploma in education (primary) Programme takes a minimum of two years. A student should take a minimum of 90 CFs to qualify for diploma in

education, primary option. The Programme will be offered in fulltime, school-based, ODEL and blended approaches

Full Time  Ksh – 35,000 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