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.


By the end of the programme, learners should be able to:

  • Demonstrate effective communication skills and interpersonal relationships. Identify and specify client problems and needs.
  • Perform individual and group counselling therapies Carry out psychological assessments and measurements.
  • Demonstrate social sensitivity in counselling and keep in touch with national needs and trends

Admission shall be offered to holders of first degree in psychology or counselling psychology, with at least upper second class honours or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution by Tharaka University College. Admission may also be offered to holders of a first degree with a lower second class honours and relevant experience in research or teaching at recognized institutions of higherlearning.


Full-time candidates shall be registered for a minimum of eighteen (18) months and a maximum of thirty  six

(36) months, and registered for a minimum of 9 CFs per semester. Part-time candidates shall be registered as students for maximum of (4) academic years, and must register for a minimum of 6 CFs per semester. Full- time candidates shall be required to spend the first 12 months of study in residence at the University. There shallbetwooptionsforaMaster‘sinCounsellingpsychologyprogrammewhichshallbebytwooptions,namely: Course work, examination and thesis; and Course work, examination and project. The methods of teaching shall be lectures, discussions, practicum sessions, online materials, presentations and case studies.

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


How to Apply?

Reach out admission Office via 0721839583 or 0703684570