Machakos University Department of Social Sciences

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Machakos University Department of Social Sciences

Machakos University Department of Social Sciences | Read on details of the overview and list of courses offered by the Department of Social Sciences at Machakos University.

About Machakos University Department of Social Sciences

As a department, we strive to equip our learners with skills and competencies that will prepare them to be competent players in their various fields of specialization. Consequently, the students will also be well equipped to think, function and provide solutions to the various social, political, economic and technological issues in the global communities that they are a part of. Our commitment as a department is to ensure that we churn out in to the job market well rounded graduates who are well equipped to deal tolerantly and effectively with the challenges of the modern world. With the noticeable changes in our society today, the competencies that are taught in this department are extremely relevant if not altogether indispensable.
Currently, the department boasts of six competent and well-trained bona fide faculty members in the following specializations who are very instrumental in mentoring young professionals in readiness for entry in the various job markets.
As the department continues to grow, we aspire to increase the number of specializations and become the top department in offering social sciences related courses both nationwide and globally.

Machakos University Department of Social Sciences Courses Offered


i) Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Education (Arts) Degree of at least Second Class Honors (Upper Division) or its Equivalent in related disciplines from recognized University.
ii) Those with Second Class (Lower Division) may be considered on condition that they have Grade B and above in Units relevant to their Areas of Specialization.


KCSE Mean Grade C+(plus) or its equivalent as determined by the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) with at least C+(plus) or its equivalent as determined by KNEC in Two(2) Subjects Selected.

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Bachelor of Arts in;
❖ Psychology
❖ Sociology
❖ Philosophy
❖ Counselling Psychology
❖ English and Linguistics
❖ Gender and Development Studies
❖ Archaeology and Political Studies
❖ Public Policy and Administration
i) KCSE Mean Grade C+(plus) or its equivalent as determined by the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) with at least C (plain) in English and Mathematics
ii) KNEC Mean Grade of C (Plain) with a Diploma (Credit Pass) in relevant field of Study from a recognized/accredited Institution.
iii) KCSE Mean Grade C- (minus) or its equivalent as determined by the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) and progressed from Certificate to Diploma in relevant field of study from a recognized/accredited Institution
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