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.
The expected outcomes of the programme are to:
To be admitted into the Masters programme, an applicant must be in possession of the following minimum qualifications: Holder of a Bachelor of arts/science degree in Geography or Bachelor of education second class honor upper division (with Geography as one of the reaching subjects) from a recognized Institution of higher learning, OR Holder of a Bachelor of arts/science degree in Geography or Bachelor of education second class honors lower division (with Geography as one of the teaching subjects) from a recognized Institution of higher learning with two years relevant working experience.
The programme takes 2 to 4 years to complete for full-time and part-time students, respectively. It will be conducted through course-work, examination and thesis. The Masters Programme in Geography normally takes a minimum of two years. NB: 1 Credit Factor (CF) is equivalent to 15 lecture hours or 30 practical hours. The course comprises of compulsory courses for each year relevant to both physical, human geography and geotechnologies. The Department of Geography emphasizes two geographic tracks including: Physical Geography, which focuses on the Earth‘s Biophysical aspects of the environment, and Human Geography. Both tracks are strongly blended with principles and applications of Geoinformatics and research methodology.
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