Geography enables students to appreciate the complexity of our world and the diversity of its environments, economies and cultures. Postgraduate Students can use this knowledge to find out solutions to unique challenges in the daily endeavors.
On completing this Masters programme, graduates will be expected to:
Tharaka University admission rules shall apply. Admission shall also be open to holders of a first degree in Arts/Science in a related discipline, with at least second class honours (upper division), or an equivalent qualification from institutions recognized by the Senate. Admission may be granted to holders of second class honours (lower division) with 2 years‘ working experience in a relevant field. Applicants who meet the minimum admission requirements specified above may be required to appear for either an oral or a written interview to determine eligibility.
The Master of Arts in Criminology and Security Studies programme will take two years. It will include coursework, examination and thesis or project. It will consist of a minimum of 30 credit factors of coursework which will be distributed over two semesters. Students will take five core courses during the first semester of the first year. In the second semester of the first year, students will choose and take any five courses from the pool of electives courses. The program will be taken either in the combinations of coursework, examination and thesis or coursework, examination and project. The thesis shall consist of 15 credit factors while the project will carry 6 credit factors. Candidates who choose to write a project report willneedtotake additionalcourseworkofthree coursesaccountingfor9 creditfactors.TheMaster ofArts in Criminology and Security Studies will be delivered on a full-time, part-time and distance learningbases.
Students will be taught through a combination of lectures and seminars where they will have the opportunity todiscuss andclarifyideaswithlecturersandfellowstudents.Thedegreeisassessedentirelybycoursework, including essays, short written assessments, research tasks and oral presentations. Students will also complete athesis.
Full Time Ksh – 120,000 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