BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS AND POLICY

/BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS AND POLICY
Part I – When to Join

Intakes are in January, May and September.

Part II – Requirements

Programme Rationale

The BSc in Environmental Economics and Policy (EEP) focuses on the market forces shaping the use of natural and environmental resources and the effect of government policy on the same. The curriculum is designed to produce Economics graduate with an appreciation of environmental sciences, a broad base in management of natural resources and the environment, as well as business disciplines.  The learner will acquire a good grasp of how both the

economy and the environment work, how public policy affects the economic choices of individuals and businesses, and how they in turn affect resource consumption and the environment. The graduate will be well grounded in Economics and reinforced with sufficient Mathematics, Statistics, Quantitative and Research Methods. The EEP programme is highly analytical, providing the learner with economic and statistical tools for data gathering, and analysis as well as the writing skills to communicate the outcomes. He or she will be well prepared to handle tasks at the frontier of a bachelor’s degree training, pursue self-employment, or proceed to post-graduate studies.

Programme Specific Admission Requirements

The minimum admission requirements for all programmes in CUK are, as guided by the Kenya National Qualification Framework (KNQF) for Bachelor’s Degree Qualification (level 7)

The minimum admission requirements shall be:

  • a mean grade of C+ (Plus) in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examination or its equivalent OR
  • at least two Principal Passes in the Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education examination; OR
  • Completion of KNQF level 6.

DURATION

8 Semesters plus 12 weeks of industrial attachment for KCSE Certificate holders. Applicants with other qualifications may benefit from exemptions  in recognition of prior learning as per approved CUE/KNQA

Part III – Approximate Fees & Projected Study Schedule

Course Outline and More