Postgraduate Studies and Research

It is with great pride and pleasure that I welcome you to the University of Eastern Africa, Baraton, School of Graduate Studies and Research!

At the University of Eastern Africa, Baraton, we are dedicated to being a leading center of excellence in higher education and research, producing world-class professionals equipped with moral values. An important part of our mission here is to provide and advance wholistic quality Christian education, which develops men and women to be earnest seekers of truth and equip them with appropriate knowledge, skills, and attitudes for service to God and humanity.

The office of Graduate Studies is committed to the success of our students and serves as an advocate and resource for graduate education on our campus. We offer Master’s and Doctoral level programs aimed at preparing the next generation of scholars, researchers, and leaders.

The University of Eastern Africa, Baraton has a strong faculty dedicated to graduate education and research. As a graduate student at the University of Eastern Africa, Baraton you will join a community of scholars composed of distinguished faculty and talented students, and you will have an opportunity to interact with them at the university by attending talks, seminars, exhibitions, and classes across the university’s schools. Success at graduate school depends on careful planning, and graduate school is committed to helping you plan your academic and professional future.

It is my hope that you will find your study and research experiences in your pursuit of graduate education at the University of Eastern Africa, Baraton will be exhilarating and life-changing.

Thank you for choosing the University of Eastern Africa, Baraton

 

Prof Ramesh Francis, MSc, MPhil., PhD

Director of Graduate Studies and Research

Graduate programs at UEAB are designed with the following objectives:
1. To foster an intelligent understanding of Christian ideals;
2. To help students acquire relevant skills and in-depth experiences necessary
in the performing of both professional and vocational life tasks;
3. To off er an educational experience encouraging the formation of character
epitomic of a full harmonious development of the mental, the physical, the
spiritual, and the social faculties;
4. To provide an environment which arouses intellectual curiosity and
independent thinking necessary for learning and research.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
In order to avoid delay in the processing of applications and giving the students
ample time to prepare to join the university, applicants are advised to submit
application forms and supporting documents to the Office of the Assistant
Registrar for Admission at least one ( 1) month prior to the anticipated date of
entry.
An applicant seeking admission into a graduate program should submit a
completed application form and the following supporting documents:
1. Official receipt of payment of a non-refundable application fee of KSh 2,500
(US$ 26.00).
2. Certified photocopies of college or university diplomas or certificates.
3. Two (2) recent passport-size photos.
4. Three (3) filled evaluation (recommendation) forms for graduate studies
from referees in sealed envelopes. Note: Referees must not be blood-related
to the applicant and must know his/her professional abilities and personal
character very well.
5. Two (2) certified copies of official transcripts from each college and university
attended.
6. Certified photocopy of secondary school certificate.
7. Updated curriculum vitae.
8. Essay outlining the applicant’s career and professional objectives
9. Certified photocopy of current practice license (for MSc Nursing applicants)
10. A copy of Masters thesis.
Where transcripts and degree certificates are not in English, they need to be
accompanied by a certified English translation.

 

INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS
UEAB believes in the rich cultural diversity that is enhanced when people
from different cultural backgrounds come together. The University therefore
encourages and welcomes applications from foreign students who wish to
undertake graduate work.
In addition to the required supporting documents listed above, foreign
applicants should meet the following requirements:
1. Immigration requirements
2. Affidavit of financial support
3. Guarantee deposit of $500

 

APPLICATION DOCUMENTS
All documents submitted become the permanent property of the University
and will not be photocopied for individual use, returned, or forwarded to other
agencies. Certified photocopies are acceptable if the applicant wishes to keep
the originals. The application documents of those who are denied admission or
have been accepted but did not register are destroyed after two years.

 

DEADLINE OF SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION DOCUMENTS
1. First semester intake                            July 1
2. Second semester intake                      October 1
3. Inter-semester intake                          March 1

 

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
1. Submission of completed application form and supporting documents

2. GPA Requirement: There are two types of admission based on GPA: regular
admission and probationary admission. A student admitted on probationary
status will qualify for regular status after attaining a cumulative GPA of at
least 3.00 (master’s degree) or 3.30 (doctorate) at the end of one semester
of study. Failure to achieve this requirement will lead to discontinuation
from the program.

a. Master’s program
i. Regular Admission: A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 on a 4.00-point scale
or a second class upper division or its equivalent at a bachelor’s level.
ii. Probationary Admission: A cumulative GPA of between 2.67 to 2.99 on
a 4.00-point scale or a second class lower division or its equivalent at
a bachelor’s level OR A cumulative GPA of 2.50 to 2.66 on a 4.00-point
scale or its equivalent at a bachelor’s level with at least 3 years of
work experience.

b. Doctoral program
i. Regular Admission: A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.30 on a 4.00-point
scale or a first class division or its equivalent at a master’s level.
ii. Probationary Admission: A cumulative GPA of between 3.00 to 3.29 on
a 4.00-point scale or a second class upper division or its equivalent at
a master’s level OR A cumulative GPA of 2.67 to 2.99 on a 4.00-point
scale or a second class lower division or its equivalent at a master’s
level with at least 6 years of work experience in a related area.

3. English proficiency requirement:
a. Instruction in graduate programs shall be conducted in English language.
Applicants from countries whose medium of instruction is other than English
language shall be required to take remedial courses in English language.
b. Applicants who have done English as a second language in their Bachelor’s
degree program and passed with a grade of C+ or its equivalent shall be
exempted from taking remedial courses in English language.

4. Meet additional requirements as specified by the program.

DEGREES OFFERED
Currently the University of Eastern Africa, Baraton off ers the following
graduate programs:

1. Master of Business Administration (MBA)
a. Accounting
b. Business Management
c. Finance
d. Human Resource Management
e. Information Systems Management
f. Marketing

2. Master of Education (MEd)
a. Curriculum and Teaching
b. Educational Administration

3. Master of Global Health (MGH)

4. Master of Public Health (MPH)
a. Generalist and Health Promotion Option
b. Epidemiology and Disease Control Option

5. Master of Science in Biological Sciences (MScBio)
a. Biomedical Option
b. Conservation Option

6. Master of Science in Nursing (MScN)- Community Health

7. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Education
a. Curriculum and Teaching
b. Educational Administration

Calendar of Events

2021/2022

  • First Semester
  • New Students Report August 18, 2021
  • New Students Registration August 19-20, 2021
  • New Students Orientation August 23-24, 2021
  • Continuing Students Registration August 23-24, 2021
  • Classes Begin August 25, 2021
  • Late Registration Fee in Effect August 25, 2021
  • Last Day to Add a Class September 3, 2021
  • Last Day to Change from Audit to Credit September 3, 2021
  • Last Day to Add or Drop a Course without Entry
  • on Permanent Academic Record September 3, 2021
  • Heritage Week September 13-18, 2021
  • Week of Spiritual Emphasis October 3-9, 2021
  • Last Day to Drop a Class with a “W” October 8, 2021
  • Last Day to Change from Credit to Audit October 8, 2021
  • Mashujaa Day Holiday October 20, 2021
  • End of Semester Senate October 28, 2021
  • Semester Examinations November 21-December 2, 2021

 

  • Second Semester
  • Registration January 10-11, 2022
  • Class Begin January 12, 2022
  • Late Registration Fee in Effect January 12, 2022
  • Last Day to Add a Class January 21, 2022
  • Last Day to Change from Audit to Credit January 21, 2022
  • Last Day to Add or Drop a Course without Entry
  • on Permanent Academic Record January 21, 2022
  • Week of Spiritual Emphasis February 6-12, 2022
  • Last Day to Drop a Class with a “W” March 4, 2022
  • Last Day to Change from Credit to Audit March 4, 2022
  • Camp Meeting March 16-19-2022
  • End of Semester Senate April 6, 2022
  • Good Friday April 15, 2022
  • Easter Monday April 18, 2022
  • Semester Examinations April 19-28, 2022

 

  • Intersemester
  • Probable Eid al-Fitr Holiday May 3, 2022
  • Research Conference May 4-6, 2022
  • Registration for Session 1 May 9, 2022
  • Classes Begin for Session 1 May 9, 2022
  • Late Registration Fee in Effect for Session 1 May 10, 2022
  • Last Day to Add a Class for Session 1 May 10, 2022
  • Last Day to Add or Drop a Course without Entry
  • on Permanent Academic Record for Session 1 May 10, 2022
  • Last Day to Change from Audit to Credit for Session 1 May 10, 2022
  • Last day to Drop a Class with a “W” for Session 1 May 20, 2022
  • Last Day to Change from Credit to Audit for Session 1 May 20, 2022
  • Madaraka Day Holiday June 1, 2022
  • Session 1 Final Examinations June 2-3, 2022
  • Registration for Session 2 June 6, 2021
  • Classes Begin for Session 2 June 6, 2021
  • Late Registration Fee in Effect for Session 2 June 7, 2021
  • Last Day to Add a Class for Session 2 June 7, 2022
  • Last Day to Add or Drop a Course without Entry
  • on Permanent Academic Record for Session 2 June 7, 2022
  • Last Day to Change from Audit to Credit for Session 2 June 7, 2022
  • Last day to Drop a Class with a “W” for Session 2 June 17, 2022
  • Last Day to Change from Credit to Audit for Session 2 June 17, 2022
  • Session 2 Final Examinations June 30-July 1, 2022
  • Graduation August 18-21, 2022