Doctor of Philosophy in Education

General

Program Description

This is a research-based, highly individualized course of study in a specialized area of education. It prepares candidates at the highest level as leaders and managers in higher learning institutions. These would be informed by theory and practice of current knowledge and research in four main areas of concentration that address: teaching, curriculum designs, administration and management of educational programs, child development and family studies, and general Christian education studies for church and parachurch educators. 

It takes 3-4 years to complete and costs Kshs.90, 000.00 ($900) tuition per semester. The requirement is a Master’s degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0.  Intakes are every September.

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Admission Requirements

To be admitted to an AIU doctoral program, an applicant must hold a Masters's degree from AIU or an institution recognized by the AIU Senate. Beyond the possession of a degree, the applicant must have a cumulative mean of at least a B in his/her Masters's studies and must demonstrate ability in academic research. Specific program minimum requirements will apply.

In exceptional cases, Senate, on the recommendation of any of the schools, may admit to the doctorate program, applicants who do hold a Master’s degree, provided that such candidates, on the basis of the research, professional and academic work they have done, can demonstrate that they are well qualified to undertake doctoral work.

When to Apply

Applications for the regular programs normally close on the 15th of December for the January intake, 15th April for the May intake, and 15th August for the September intake.

For international students to be accepted in the September intake, your application form should have been sent by April, for January intake you should have sent your application by September, and for April intake you should have sent your application form by January.

For the School-Based programs, your application should reach us not later than 10th March for the April holidays, 10th July for the August holidays, and 10th November for the December Holidays.

Last updated Sep 2020

About the School

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Africa International University is a chartered Christian university located in the serene environment of Karen, Nairobi, a strategic location, serene and conducive for learning. Africa International University currently trains students in Theology, Business, ICT, Psychology, Languages, Community Development, Linguistics Leadership and Education. Read less