List of programmes - Department of Information and Library Sciences
Minimum Entry Requirements
Doctor of Philosophy in Information and Knowledge Management
A holder of a Master’s Degree of in the relevant field;
A holder of a relevant Master’s Degree from another institution recognised by the Senate of , shown exceptional progress in the research work to merit upgrading;
An applicant shall be required to fulfil further requirements as may be stipulated by the respective department, school and/faculty and approved by the Senate of with regard to the field of study
Master of Science in Information and Knowledge Management
At least a Second Class (Upper Division) Honours degree from a university recognised by the Senate of OR
Second Class (Lower Division) Honours degree in the relevant disciplines with a Postgraduate certificate and 1 year of relevant work experience
Bachelor of Science in Information Sciences
KCSE Mean Grade C+ (plus) with C (plain) in Maths A/B and a Pass in Eng./Kis., Group II/III and 2ndGroup II/III or Group IV or Group V.
4 years (Integrated programme)
Bachelor of Technology in Information Studies
KCSE Mean Grade C- (Minus) and Diploma in Technology in Library Information Technology, Archives and Records Management, Information Science or equivalent
3 years (Part-time
Diploma in Technology in: • Archives and Records Management • Library and Information Technology
KCSE Mean Grade C- (minus) with D+ (plus) in Maths A/B and a Pass in Eng./Kis., Group II/III and 2ndGroup II/III or Group IV or Group V OR
Relevant certificate together with KCSE D+ (Plus).
3 years (Integrated programme)
The programmes in information and knowledge management prepare trainees to establish and manage information and knowledge centres; discover and manage tacit, explicit (recorded) and embedded knowledge through information and knowledge audits, appraisals and mapping; apply information and communication technologies in information and knowledge management; develop and implement information and knowledge management strategies; design, develop and market information and knowledge products; as well as formulate and implement information and knowledge policies. The graduates can work as information analysts, knowledge management specialists, public information officers, documentarists, publishers, information media analysts, librarians, archivists and records managers.