Egerton University (EU)
Bachelor of Education Science
- Bachelors Degree Program
- Duration : 4 years
The Bachelor of Education (Science) programme prepares qualified science teachers for secondary schools, colleges and tertiary institutions. There is need to replace retiring teachers and fill the gap due to natural attrition. That the Secondary Education will be subsidised by the government, the increased enrolment will demand greater number of teachers. That is the more why this programme important.
Candidates admitted to the Degree of Bachelor of Education (Science) at Egerton University must satisfy the minimum entrance requirements of the Egerton University.
They must also satisfy departmental requirements before registering for courses in the respective departments. In satisfying the minimum entrance requirements of the University, candidates must have passed the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with the minimum grades against each subject as indicated below:
Alternatively, admission may be granted to holders of Diploma/S1 certificate in science Education from Institutions recognised by Egerton University provided the diplomas are at credits and above.
Mininum Entry Requirements for Bachelor's Degree
The entry requirements set out below are only minimum, and they in no way entitle an applicant to a place in the University. Applicants must:
Meet additional entry requirements as may be specified by the respective Department, Faculty, School or Institute.
To be admitted for a PRE-SERVICE DEGREE PROGRAM, a prospective candidate must have all the requirements set up by the joint Admission Board (JAB), with a prospective IN-SERVICE student must have completed a diplomaprogram in the relevant field and graduated with at least a CREDIT.
The general objectives of theBachelor of Education (Science) programme at Egerton University are:
Students may take two teaching subjects from the following areas:
Chemistry; Physics; Mathematics; Botany/Zoology; Geography
The Faculty of Education and Community Studies offers Professional courses for the programme including:-
The B.Ed (Science) Programme normally takes a minimum Period of four academic years. Each academic year consists of two Semesters. In addition, the students shall take twelve weeks of Teaching Practice during which they shall also carry out a project in one of their teaching subjects.
The minimum CFs for the Progamme shall be 144 CFs.