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SPU St.Paul’s University Courses and Requirements

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SPU is a christian university offering quality university education for qualified and ambitious scholars in Kenya and Internationally.Find here all the programmes offered in all branches, the application procedure and entry requirements.St. Paul’s University offers sixteen undergraduate Majors and Minors and seven Graduate programmes to choose from in various study centres.

SPU Certificate programmes

SPU offers training certificates in;

  • Communication
  • Community Development and Social Work
  • Criminology and Security Management
  • Business Management
  • Business Information Technology
  • Computer Science
  • Theology
  • Music
  • Criminology and Security Management
  • Higher Education Instructional Design and Teaching

Requirement: K.C.S.E Mean Grade D+ or its equivalent

Duration: 6 months

Diploma Programmes

St. Paul’s University offers the following diploma courses,;Diploma in;

  • Business Information Technology(DBIT)
  • Music
  • Theology
  • Hotel and Catering Management
  • Computer Science
  • Business Management
  • Public Relations
  • Film Production
  • Journalism
  • Communication
  • Social Work
  • Leadership and Management
  • Criminology and Security Management
  • Information Technology
  • Peace Building and Conflict Resolution
  •  Sign Language Interpretation
  • Education(Arts)
  • Education (Early Childhood Education
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Community Development
  • Clinical Medicine and Surgery
  • Community Health and Development
  • Health Records Management and Informatics

SPU Undergraduate programmes

SPU offers the following undergraduate degrees,Bachelor of;

  • Business Administration and Management
  • Leadership and Management
  • Arts in Communication
  • Education in Early Childhood Development and Education
  • Business and Information Technology
  • Arts in Translation Studies
  • Science in Computer Science
  • Arts in Community Development
  • Peace and Conflict Studies
  • Education(Arts)
  • Education(Special Needs)
  • Divinity
  • Arts in Counseling Psychology
  • Science in Health Records Management and Informatics
  • Science in Nursing
  • Arts in Criminal Justice and Security Studies
  • Arts in Social Work
  • Commerce
  • Science in Computing and Information Systems
  • Science in Health Systems Management and Economics

PhD Programs

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Theology
  • PhD in Business Administration and Management
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Development Studies

Academic requirements

To be eligible for the admission, a candidate must satisfy the following academic qualifications:

1. Hold a Masters degree from a chartered University or an accredited university. These include MTh, MA Religious Studies, MA in Theological Studies, Masters in Mission Studies or any other relevant qualification.

2. Have two reference letters, from the previous graduate School, and pastoral letter from a religious leader.

3. Candidates from non-English speaking countries shall demonstrate proficiency in written and spoken English.

4. Show promise future usefulness to church and society.

5. Demonstrate ability to handle doctoral work in English.

Administrative requirements

1. Two sealed official transcripts of all academic certificates awarded.

2. Assurance of adequate financial resources from the candidate, their sponsor, employer or superiors.

3. All candidates are interviewed by at least two members of Faculty Doctoral Committee who shall recommend to the Academic registrar for appropriate action.

4. Candidates will submit applications for admission to the University through:
The Academic Registrar, St. Paul’s University,
P.O. Box Private Bag,
00217 Limuru,
or send an email via admissions@spu.ac.ke

Masters Programmes

Master of;

  • Business Administration
  • Development Studies
  • Arts in Counseling Psychology
  • Public Administration and Policy
  • Theology
  • Procurement and logistics Management
  • Master of Arts in Community Care and HIV/AIDS
  • Arts in Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations(ICMR)
  • Master of Arts in Communication Studies
  • Master of Education in Early Childhood Studies
  • Arts in Transformational Leadership
  • Arts in Sociology
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education Pedagogy

Admission Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s Degree with at least an upper Second class honors; or
  • A Bachelor’s degree with a lower Second Class Honors and two years work experience in a related field, or
  • A Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.0 on 4.0 scale (B+) or the equivalent, from an accredited University or College.


Two (2) years (4 Semesters

Youth Career and Mentorship Program

This program is tailored for form four leavers to promote self awareness and basic life skills

  • Computer Packages
  • Career Guidance
  • Communication and Public Speaking
  • Personal Development Studies
  • Sex,Reproductive Health
  • Drug and Substance Abuse
  • Introduction to Christian Worldview

Duration: 7 weeks

Fee: 25,000

Intakes: February and May


Application is done online via the university’s website.

  1. Attach photocopies of all academic and professional certificates. If they are not in English send translated and certified
    copies. Non-English speakers must provide proof of competence in English.
  2. Attach a copy of your recent coloured passport size photographs
  3. Please note that you are required to pay a non refundable application fee for your application to be processed.
    • Postgraduate Application Fee- KSh.3,000.00
    • Undergraduate Application Fee- KSh. 1,500.00
    • Diploma & Certificate Application Fee- KSh. 1,000.00
    • Special Entrance Exam & YCMP Application Fee- KSh. 1,000
    • CPA Application Fee- KSh. 1,000.00
    • You can deposit the application fee in any of our bank accounts and then scan and attach the bank slip here. Click Here to see our bank details

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Limuru Campus

This is the main campus and is located Kiambu County.

Contact details

Tel: +254 728 669 000, +254 736 424 440, +254701079406

Nairobi Campus

The Nairobi Campus is strategically located at the Central Business District at the church House Building and Nation Center.

Contact details

Tel: 020-2511095, +254 701 079 407 ,+254 788 155 500


The Nakuru Campus is strategically located in the Nakuru CBD just next to the ACK Cathedral Church.

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The Machakos Campus located at ACK Cathedral Building.

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