Members of the CODESRIA team, comprising of the participants and trainers during the opening ceremony of the CODESRIA College of Academic Mentors Institute training graced by the Registrar RIO, Professor Vincent Onywera, accompanied by key note speaker Dr. Godwin Murunga
Participants at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences during presentation session at Kenyatta University Conference Centre (KUCC).
Participants at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences during presentation session at Kenyatta University Conference Centre (KUCC).
CODESRIA team members following the discussion during the workshop training hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
CODESRIA team members following the discussion during the workshop training hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Participants comparing notes in their groups during the Group Discussion Session at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Joy Obando of the Department of Geography referring to her notes on Research Integrity and Ethics during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the KUCC
The gracious Professor Joy Obando of the Department of Geography, explaining ethical concepts in research to members of the CODESRIA team during the 10 day workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Lead trainer, Professor Bangura of Howard University responding to participants’ queries during question and answer session at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Abdul Karim Bangura explaining to the participants about the Ideal Dissertation Structure during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
The Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Professor Chris Shisanya giving his presentation on Epistemological Paradigms in Social Research during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School at KUCC
Professor Ishmael Munene presenting a certificate of participation to Lydia Amoah from University of Ghana during the closing ceremony of CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Ibrahim Oanda presenting a certificate of participation to Florence Shingirayi Chamisa from University of FortHare during the closing ceremony of CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Ibrahim Oanda presenting a certificate of participation to Sylvester Kohol Shima from University of Ibadan during the closing ceremony of CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
The facilitators Professors Chris Shisanya being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
The facilitators Professors Joy Obando being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
Dr. Godwin Murunga, the Incoming Executive Secretary of CODESRIA giving his closing remarks during the workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
The facilitator being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
The facilitator being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
The facilitator being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.

Bachelor Of Arts (Public Policy And Administration)

Regulations
The general regulations for all undergraduate degrees in the University shall apply. The general
regulations for all undergraduate degrees in the School of   Humanities and Social Sciences. The
following shall be eligible for admission into the BPPA degree programme:

  • KCSE mean grade of C+ (plus) with at least C plain in Mathematics and English;or
  • Advanced Level Certificate with Two principal passes and a credit in Mathematics
  • O-Level certificate; or
  • A Diploma with a credit pass in a relevant field from a recognized institution, with a
  • KCSE mean grade of C (Plain) and C- (minus) in Mathematics and English.
  • Any other qualifications acceptable to Senate.
  • Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE and progressed from certificate to Diploma at Kenyatta University or any other recognized/accredited Institutions.


Pattern and Duration of the Programme

The BPPA Degree Programme Is Designed To Take 4 Academic Years.A Total Of 50 Units Will Be Taken Comprising 49 Taught Units And Three Months Internship Equivalent To One Unit Students Will Be Required To Take A Maximum Of 7 Units Per Semester. A Student May Be Allowed To Take Eight Units With Permission From The Dean Of The School In Consultation With The Chairman Of The Respective Department On Condition That He/She Had Attained An Average Of 60% In The Previous Semester.

In The First Year Of Study, A Student Will Take 10 Core Units And 4 University
Common Units. In Second Year, A Student Will Take 12 Units.in the 3rd year and 4th year, students will take 8 core units and 4 electives per year

Examinations
University examination regulations for undergraduate programmes shall apply. University examinations shall be given at the end of each semester and shall contribute 70 percent of the total marks, while the continuous assessment shall constitute the remaining 30 percent.The duration for the University examination shall be two (2) hours per unit.The minimum pass mark for each unit shall be 40%.
Candidates registered for an attachment must proceed for the exercise in the final year of study and write a report or a research project, which shall be marked and graded by the supervisor(s). A candidate who fails to satisfy the examiners in a retake examination shall be discontinued.

Grading
Each unit shall be marked out of 100.  The marks shall be translated into letter grades as follows;(A)70% -100%    ,( B) 60% – 69% (C) 50 %– 59% (D) 40 %– 49%  (Retake/Fail) 39 and below

Classification
The final classification of the students on completion of the course shall be guided by the approved Kenyatta University regulations, namely: (A) 70% -100%- First Class, (B)60% - 69%- Second Class, Upper Division, (C) 50% - 59%  Second Class Lower Division, (D) 40% - 49% Pass, (E)39% and below    Fail

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