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Gretsa University Description

Gretsa University is a private university located within Thika Municipality along Garissa Road approximately four kilometres from the junction of Garissa Road and Murang’a-Nairobi highway. Gretsa University admitted its pioneer students in September 2006 after receiving the Letter of Interim Authority from the Commission for Higher Education in May 2006. The University began with three pioneer degree programmes in Business, Computer Science and Hospitality Management. he third lot of degree students graduated in December 2012. Several diploma and Certificate groups have graduated over the years.

Gretsa University Courses Offered

School of Business

Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)

Specialization options: Accounting, Business Administration, Credit Management, Human Resource Management, Entrepreneurship & Enterprise Development, Finance, Marketing, Purchasing and Supply Chain Management.
Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE C+ (plus); Holders of relevant 2 academic year
Tuition Fees: Kshs.51,000 (Full-time, Evening/Weekends) and Kshs.45,000 (Distance Learning) per trimester
Duration: 8 trimesters plus Corporate Internship (in 3 calendar years)

Diploma in Accounting

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade or C- (minus) or Certificate in relevant discipline
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000 (Full-time, Evening/Weekends) and Kshs.22,000 (Distance Learning) per trimester
Duration: 3 trimesters plus Corporate Internship (1 calendar year & 4 months)

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Diploma in Business Management

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade or C- (minus) or Certificate in relevant discipline
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000 (Full-time, Evening/Weekends) and Kshs.22,000 (Distance Learning) per trimester
Duration: 3 trimesters plus Corporate Internship (1 calendar year & 4 months)

Diploma in Banking and Finance

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade or C- (minus) or Certificate in relevant discipline
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000 (Full-time, Evening/Weekends) and Kshs.22,000 (Distance Learning) per trimester
Duration: 3 trimesters plus Corporate Internship (1 calendar year & 4 months)

Diploma in Business Information Technology

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade or C- (minus) or Certificate in relevant discipline
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000 (Full-time, Evening/Weekends) and Kshs.22,000 (Distance Learning) per trimester
Duration: 3 trimesters plus Corporate Internship (1 calendar year & 4 months)

Diploma in Credit Management

Institution: Gretsa University
Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade or C- (minus) or Certificate in relevant discipline
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000 (Full-time, Evening/Weekends) and Kshs.22,000 (Distance Learning) per trimester
Duration: 3 trimesters plus Corporate Internship (1 calendar year & 4 months)

Diploma in Entrepreneurship & Enterprise Development

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade or C- (minus) or Certificate in relevant discipline
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000 (Full-time, Evening/Weekends) and Kshs.22,000 (Distance Learning) per trimester
Duration: 3 trimesters plus Corporate Internship (1 calendar year & 4 months)

Diploma in Human Resource Management

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade or C- (minus) or Certificate in relevant discipline
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000 (Full-time, Evening/Weekends) and Kshs.22,000 (Distance Learning) per trimester
Duration: 3 trimesters plus Corporate Internship (1 calendar year & 4 months)

Diploma in Marketing Management

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade or C- (minus) or Certificate in relevant discipline
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000 (Full-time, Evening/Weekends) and Kshs.22,000 (Distance Learning) per trimester
Duration: 3 trimesters plus Corporate Internship (1 calendar year & 4 months)

Diploma in Purchasing and Supply Management

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade or C- (minus) or Certificate in relevant discipline
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000 (Full-time, Evening/Weekends) and Kshs.22,000 (Distance Learning) per trimester
Duration: 3 trimesters plus Corporate Internship (1 calendar year & 4 months)

Diploma in Quality Assurance and Standardization

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade or C- (minus) or Certificate in relevant discipline
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000 (Full-time, Evening/Weekends) and Kshs.22,000 (Distance Learning) per trimester
Duration: 3 trimesters plus Corporate Internship (1 calendar year & 4 months)

Diploma in Sales Management

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade or C- (minus) or Certificate in relevant discipline
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000 (Full-time, Evening/Weekends) and Kshs.22,000 (Distance Learning) per trimester
Duration: 3 trimesters plus Corporate Internship (1 calendar year & 4 months)

Diploma in Public Relations

Institution: Gretsa University
Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade or C- (minus) or Certificate in relevant discipline
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000 (Full-time, Evening/Weekends) and Kshs.22,000 (Distance Learning) per trimester
Duration: 3 trimesters plus Corporate Internship (1 calendar year & 4 months)

Diploma in Public Administration

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade or C- (minus) or Certificate in relevant discipline
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000 (Full-time, Evening/Weekends) and Kshs.22,000 (Distance Learning) per trimester
Duration: 3 trimesters plus Corporate Internship (1 calendar year & 4 months)

Diploma in County Governance and Management

Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade or C- (minus) or Certificate in relevant discipline
Institution: Gretsa University
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000 (Full-time, Evening/Weekends) and Kshs.22,000 (Distance Learning) per trimester
Duration: 3 trimesters plus Corporate Internship (1 calendar year & 4 months)

Certificate in Accounting

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Grade of D+ (Plus)
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000 (Full-time)
Duration: 1 trimester(4 months)

Certificate in Business Management

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Grade of D+ (Plus)
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000 (Full-time)
Duration: 1 trimester(4 months)

Certificate in Banking & Finance

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Grade of D+ (Plus)
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000 (Full-time)
Duration: 1 trimester(4 months)

Certificate in Credit Management

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Grade of D+ (Plus)
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000 (Full-time)
Duration: 1 trimester(4 months)

Certificate in Entrepreneurship & Enterprise Development

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Grade of D+ (Plus)
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000 (Full-time)
Duration: 1 trimester(4 months)

Certificat in Human Resource Management

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Grade of D+ (Plus)
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000 (Full-time)
Duration: 1 trimester(4 months)

Certificate in Sales & Marketing

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Grade of D+ (Plus)
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000 (Full-time)
Duration: 1 trimester(4 months)

Certificate in Public Relations

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Grade of D+ (Plus)
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000 (Full-time)
Duration: 1 trimester(4 months)

Certificate in Purchasing and Supply

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Grade of D+ (Plus)
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000 (Full-time)
Duration: 1 trimester(4 months)

School of Hospitality and Tourism Management

Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE (or equivalent) with an aggregate of C+ and a minimum of C plain in Mathematics and English or KACE certificate with a minimum of two principal and one subsidiary pass, and a minimum of a credit pass in mathematics and English in KCE or A diploma in hospitality or relevant field from a recognized institution of Hospitality training.
Tuition Fees: 55,000/- per trimester
Duration: 8 trimesters plus Corporate Internship (in 3 calendar years)

Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management (Travel & Tourism Option)

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE (or equivalent) with an aggregate of C+ and a minimum of C plain in Mathematics and English or KACE certificate with a minimum of two principal and one subsidiary pass, and a minimum of a credit pass in mathematics and English in KCE or A diploma in hospitality or relevant field from a recognized institution of Hospitality training.
Tuition Fees: 55,000/- per trimester
Duration: 8 trimesters plus Corporate Internship (in 3 calendar years)

Diploma in Hotel & Restaurant Management

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade of C -(minus) or equivalent or Certificate in relevant discipline
Tuition Fees: 25,000/- per trimester
Duration: 3 trimesters plus Corporate Internship (1 calendar year & 4 months)

Diploma in Travel and Tourism Management

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade of C -(minus) or equivalent or Certificate in relevant discipline
Tuition Fees: 25,000/- per trimester
Duration: 3 trimesters plus Corporate Internship (1 calendar year & 4 months)

Diploma in Food and Beverage Management

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade of C -(minus) or equivalent or Certificate in relevant discipline
Tuition Fees: 25,000/- per trimester
Duration: 3 trimesters plus Corporate Internship (1 calendar year & 4 months)

Diploma in Food Production

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade of C -(minus) or equivalent or Certificate in relevant discipline
Tuition Fees: 25,000/- per trimester
Duration: 3 trimesters plus Corporate Internship (1 calendar year & 4 months)

Diploma in Sustainable Wildlife & Tourism Management

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade of C -(minus) or equivalent or Certificate in relevant discipline
Tuition Fees: 25,000/- per trimester
Duration: 3 trimesters plus Corporate Internship (1 calendar year & 4 months)

Certificate in Food and Beverage Service & Sales

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade of D+ (plus) or equivalent qualification
Tuition Fees: 25,000/- per trimester
Duration: 2 trimesters (8 months)

Certificate in Front Office Operations

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade of D+ (plus) or equivalent qualification
Tuition Fees: 25,000/- per trimester
Duration: 2 trimesters (8 months)

Certificate in Tour and Travel

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade of D+ (plus) or equivalent qualification
Tuition Fees: 25,000/- per trimester
Duration: 2 trimesters (8 months)

Certificate in Food Production

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade of D+ (plus) or equivalent qualification
Tuition Fees: 25,000/- per trimester
Duration: 2 trimesters (8 months)

Certificate in Sustainable Wildlife & Tourism Operations

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade of D+ (plus) or equivalent qualification
Tuition Fees: 25,000/- per trimester
Duration: 2 trimesters (8 months)

Short-term Courses

Food and Beverage Cost Control

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: Open Entry
Duration: 2 weeks
Tuition Fees: 15,000/-

Cake Making and Decoration

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: Open Entry
Duration: 2 weeks
Tuition Fees: 15,000/-

Basic Cooking Techniques

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: Open Entry
Duration: 2 weeks
Tuition Fees: 15,000/-

School of Computing and Informatics

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE (or equivalent examination) certificate with an aggregate of C+ or KACE certificate with a minimum of two principal passes and one subsidiary pass or A diploma or a professional certificate in a relevant discipline from a recognized institution
Tuition Fees: 55,000/- per trimester
Duration: 8 trimesters plus 1 trimester for internship (in 3 calendar years)

Diploma in Computer Science

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade of C (plain) or Certificate in relevant discipline or equivalent qualification
Tuition Fees: 25,000/- per trimester
Duration: 4 trimesters for Coursework plus 1 trimester for internship (1 calendar year & 8 months)

Diploma in Information Technology

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade of C (plain) or Certificate in relevant discipline or equivalent qualification
Tuition Fees: 25,000/- per trimester
Duration: 4 trimesters for Coursework plus 1 trimester for internship (1 calendar year & 8 months)

Diploma in Systems Software Development

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade of C (plain) or Certificate in relevant discipline or equivalent qualification
Tuition Fees: 25,000/- per trimester
Duration: 4 trimesters for Coursework plus 1 trimester for internship (1 calendar year & 8 months)

Diploma in 3D Animation & Modeling

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade of C (plain) or Certificate in relevant discipline or equivalent qualification
Tuition Fees: 25,000/- per trimester
Duration: 4 trimesters for Coursework plus 1 trimester for internship (1 calendar year & 8 months)

Certificate in Information Technology

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade of D+(plus) or equivalent qualification
Tuition Fees: 25,000/-
Duration: 1 trimester (4 months)

Certificate in Information Technology Systems Security Management

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade of D+(plus) or equivalent qualification
Tuition Fees: 25,000/-
Duration: 1 trimester (4 months)

Certificate in Desktop Publishing and Graphics Design

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade of D+(plus) or equivalent qualification
Tuition Fees: 25,000/-
Duration: 1 trimester (4 months)

Bridging Course in Mathematics

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade of below C+ (plus) in Mathematics or equivalent qualification
Tuition Fees: Kshs.10,000/-
Duration: 1 trimester (4 months)

Computer Packages (Computer Applications Proficiency)

Institution: Gretsa University
Consolidated cost: for 9 Packages 7,000/-
Single Package: 1,500/-  Duration: 2 weeks

Technical Support: Repair and Maintenance (A+)

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Grade of D(plain) or equivalent qualification
Cost: Kshs.5,000/-
Duration: 2 weeks

Graphic Design Professional

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Grade of D(plain) or equivalent qualification
Cost: Kshs.5,000 per Package
Duration: 2 weeks

Statistical Packages: SPSS

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Grade of D(plain) or any professional certificate
Cost: Kshs.5,000/-
Duration: 2 weeks

Operating Systems/Servers: Linux

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Grade of D(plain)
Cost: Kshs.4,000
Duration: 2 weeks

Computer Programmer Specialist: Visual Basic.Net, Visual Basic 6.0, C++

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Grade of D(plain)
Cost: Kshs.6,000/- per Package
Duration: 2 weeks

School of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences

Bachelor of Education (Arts) in any (2) two of the following subjects: English, Literature in English, Kiswahili, Philosophy and Religious Studies, History, Geography, Mathematics, Business Studies.

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE C+ (plus) or equivalent with at least C+ (plus) in two teaching subjects Or Diploma in Education, S1 or P1 from a recognized institution with at least two years teaching experience after training and a Mean Grade of C (plain) at KCSE or Division 111 at KCE or (1) Principal) & (1) Subsidiary at KACE Full-time: tuition fee @ Kshs.50,000
Duration: 8 trimesters plus teaching practice (in 3 calendar years)
School-based : tuition fee @ Kshs.35,500 per session
Duration: 9 sessions plus 1 session teaching practice

Bachelor of Arts in Community Development

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE C+ (plus) Or KACE or equivalent- 2 Principal Passes and one Subsidiary at A-level Or Diploma in a related area
Tuition Fees: Kshs.50,000 per trimester
Duration: 8 trimesters plus internship (in 3 calendar years)

Pre-university

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade of C (plain) or equivalent qualification
Tuition Fees: Kshs.35,000/- per trimester
Duration: 2 trimesters (8 months)

Diploma in Education (Arts) – in any (2) two subjects chosen from the following: English, Literature in English, Kiswahili, C.R.E, History, Geography, Mathematics, Business Studies, Agriculture)

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade of C+ (plus) or a C (plain) and Upgrading Certificate in Education
Tuition Fees: Full-time Kshs.25,000/- per trimester
Duration: 5 trimesters plus 1 trimester teaching practice (2 calendar years)
Tuition Fees: School-based Kshs.27,000/- per session
Duration: 6 sessions plus 1 session teaching practice

Diploma in Education (Early Childhood Education)

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade of C (plain) or equivalent qualification
Tuition Fees: Full-time Kshs.25,000/- per trimester
Duration: 4 trimesters plus 1 trimester teaching practice (1 calendar year & 8 months)
Tuition Fees: School-based Kshs.27,000/- per session
Duration: 6 sessions plus 1 session teaching practice

Diploma in Education (Special Needs Education)

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade of C (plain) or equivalent qualification
Tuition Fees: Full-time Kshs.25,000/- per trimester
Duration: 4 trimesters plus 1 trimester teaching practice (1 calendar year & 8 months)
School-based: Kshs.25,000/- per session
Duration: 6 sessions plus 1 session teaching practice

Diploma in Social Work and Community Development

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade of C- (minus) or equivalent qualification
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000/- (Full-time) or Kshs.22,000 (Distance Learning) per trimester
Duration: 3 trimesters plus 1 trimester for field attachment (1 calendar year & 4 months)

Diploma in Counselling Psychology

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade of C- (minus) or equivalent qualification
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000/- (Full-time) or Kshs.22,000 (Distance Learning) per trimester
Duration: 3 trimesters plus 1 trimester for field attachment (1 calendar year & 4 months)

Diploma in Diplomacy & International Relations

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade of C- (minus) or equivalent qualification
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000/- (Full-time) or Kshs.22,000 (Distance Learning) per trimester
Duration: 3 trimesters plus 1 trimester for field attachment (1 calendar year & 4 months)

Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade of C- (minus) or equivalent qualification
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000/- (Full-time) or Kshs.22,000 (Distance Learning) per trimester
Duration: 3 trimesters plus 1 trimester for field attachment (1 calendar year & 4 months)

Upgrading Certificate Course in Education

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade of C (plain) or equivalent qualification
Tuition Fees: Full-time Kshs.42,000/- 1 trimester (4 months)
Tuition Fees: Kshs.14,000/- 3 trimesters for full-time students pursuing the programme concurrently with a Diploma in Education (Arts) Programme
Tuition Fees: School-based Kshs.14,000/-
Duration: 3 sessions

Certificate in Early Childhood Education

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade of D+ (plus) or equivalent qualification
Tuition Fees: Full-time Kshs.25,000/- per trimester
Duration: 3 trimesters plus 1 trimester teaching practice (1 calendar year & 4 months)
Tuition Fees: School-based Kshs.20,000/- per session
Duration: 4 sessions plus 1 session teaching practice

Certificate in Social Work and Community Development

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade of D+ (plus) or equivalent qualification
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000/-
Duration: 1 trimester (4 months)

Certificate in Community Development

Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade of D+ (plus) or equivalent qualification
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000/-
Duration: 1 trimester (4 months)

Certificate in Journalism and Mass Communication

Institution: Gretsa University
Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade of D+ (plus) or equivalent qualification
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000 (Full-time) and Kshs.22,000 (Distance Learning) per trimester
Duration: 1 trimester (4 months)

Foundation Certificate

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade of D (plain) or equivalent qualification
Tuition Fees: Kshs.22,000/-
Duration: 1 trimester (4 months)

Bridging Course in English

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade of below C (plain) in English or equivalent qualification
Tuition Fees: Kshs.10,000/-
Duration: 1 trimester (4 months)

School of Health Sciences

Diploma in Public Health

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Aggregate of C (Plain) or Its Equivalent with C (Plain) in English, Kiswahili, Biology / Biological Sciences, C- (Minus) in Mathematics, Physics / Chemistry /Physical Sciences. KCE Div.II or KACE one principal pass or A certificate in Public Health from any institution recognised by Gretsa University Senate and the Public Health Officers and Technician Council
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000 (Full-time/Part-time) per trimester
Duration: 4 trimesters for coursework plus 1 trimester for attachment (1 calendar year & 8 months)

Diploma in Community Health

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE C (Plain) with D (Plain) in English or Kiswahili and Biology or chemistry,  KCE Div.II or KACE one principal pass, A certificate in any health related course from Gretsa University or any other institution recognised by Gretsa University Senate Kshs.25,000 (Full-time/Part-time)
Tuition Fees: Kshs.22,000 (Distance Learning) per trimester
Duration: 4 trimesters (coursework) plus 1 trimester for attachment (1 calendar year & 8 months)

Diploma in Health Records and Information Technology

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Minimum Aggregate C (Plain) with D+ (Plus) in Biology or chemistry or Mathematics or Physic or Chemistry or KCE Div.II or KACE one principal pass or A certificate in any health related course from Gretsa Universityor any other institution recognised by Gretsa University Senate Kshs.25,000 (Full-time/Part-time)
Tuition Fees: Kshs.22,000 (Distance Learning) per trimester 4 trimesters plus
Duration: 1 trimester for attachment (1 calendar year & 8 months)

Diploma in Community Nutrition and Dietetics

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE C (Plain) with D+ (Plus) in English or Kiswahili and Biology or chemistry Or Mathematics. KCE Div.II or KACE one principal pass, A certificate in nutrition from Gretsa University or any other institution recognised by Gretsa University Senate and the Kenya Nutritionist and Dieticians Institute Kshs.25,000 (Full-time/Part-time)
Tuition Fees: Kshs.22,000 (Distance Learning) per trimester
Duration: 4 trimesters plus 1 trimester for attachment (1 calendar year & 8 months)

Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade C (Plain) with C plain in either English or Kiswahili; C plain in either Biology/Biological Science or Chemistry/Physical Sciences and; C- Minus in either Mathematics or Physics/Physical Sciences Or A certificate in Medical Laboratory Technology or any other relevant certificate from an institution recognized by the University Senate and registered with the KMLTTB  Or Any other qualifications accepted by the University Senate as equivalent to the above.
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000 (Full-time/Part-time) and Kshs.22,000 (Distance Learning) per trimester
Duration: 4 trimesters for coursework plus 1 trimester each for clinical rounds and institutional/hospital attachment) (2 calendar years)

Diploma in Food Security and Livelihoods

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade of C (plain) or Certificate in relevant discipline or equivalent qualification
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000 (Full-time/Part-time) and Kshs.22,000 (Distance Learning) per trimester
Duration: 4 trimesters for coursework plus 1 trimester for attachment (1 calendar year & 8 months)

Diploma in Agricultural Enterprise and Project Management

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade of C (plain) or Certificate in relevant discipline or equivalent qualification
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000 (Full-time/Part-time) and Kshs.22,000 (Distance Learning) per trimester
Duration: 4 trimesters for coursework plus 1 trimester for attachment (1 calendar year & 8 months)

Certificate in Public Health

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Aggregate of C-(Minus) Or its EquivalentC – (Minus) In English, Kiswahili, Biology/ Biological Sciences /Physical Sciences. D + (Plus) In Physics /Chemistry /Mathematics /Home Science /Agriculture /General Science. Or KCE Div.II or KACE one principal pass or A foundation certificate from Gretsa University or any other institution recognised by Gretsa University Senate and the Public Health Officers and Technician Council
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000 (Full-time) per trimester
Duration: 3 trimesters coursework plus 1 trimester for attachment (1 calendar year & 4 months)

Certificate in Community Health

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Minimum Aggregate D+(PLUS with D (plain) in English or Kiswahili and Biology or chemistry D (plain in Mathematics and Physic or Chemistry or KCE Div.II or KACE one principal pass. Or A certificate in any health related course from Gretsa University or any other institution recognized by GRETSA UNIVERSITY Senate
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000 (Full-time) per trimester
Duration: 3 trimesters coursework plus 1 trimester for attachment (1 calendar year & 4 months)

Certificate in Health Records and Information Technology

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Minimum Aggregate D+(PLUS) with D+ (Plus) in English or Kiswahili and Biology or chemistry, or D+ (Plus) in Mathematics and Physic or Chemistry or KCE Div.II or KACE one principal pass or A certificate in any health related course from Gretsa University or any other institution recognised by Gretsa University Senate
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000 (Full-time) per trimester
Duration: 3 trimesters coursework plus 1 trimester for attachment (1 calendar year & 4 months)

Certificate in Community Nutrition and Dietetics

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE D+(PLUS) with D+ (Plus) in English or Kiswahili and Biology or chemistry, and D+ (Plus) in Mathematics or Physic or Chemistry or KCE Div.II or KACE one principal pass. A certificate in nutrition from Gretsa University or any other institution recognised by Gresta University Senate and the Kenya Nutritionist and Dieticians Institute
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000 (Full-time) per trimester
Duration: 3 trimesters coursework plus 1 trimester for attachment (1 calendar year & 4 months)

Certificate in Medical Laboratory Sciences

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade C- (Minus) or its equivalent with C- (Minus) in English or Kiswahili and C- (Minus) in either Biology/Biological Sciences or Chemistry/Physical Sciences. D+(Plus) in either Mathematics or Physical/Physical Sciences/Physics
Duration: 4 trimesters for coursework plus 1 trimester for attachment (1 calendar year & 8 months)

Foundation Certificate in Health Sciences

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade D Plain or Any other qualification acceptable by the University Senate as equivalent to above
Tuition Fees: Kshs.22,000 (Full-time)
Duration: 1 Trimester (4 months)

Bridging Certificate in Biology

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade of below C+ (Plus ) and KCSE Grade of below C (Plain) in Biology or Any other qualification acceptable by the University Senate.
Tuition Fees: Kshs.10,000 (Full-time)
Duration: 1 trimester (4 months)

Department of Library and Information Science

Diploma in Library & Information Science

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE C- (Minus) or equivalent Certificate in Information Science from Gretsa University or any other recognized institution
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000 (Full-time/Part-time) and Kshs.22,000 (Distance Learning) per trimester
Duration: 3 trimesters for coursework plus 1 trimester for field attachment (1 calendar year & 4 months)

Diploma in Records & Information Management

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE C- (Minus) or equivalent Certificate in Information Science from Gretsa University or any other recognized institution
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000 (Full-time/Part-time) and Kshs.22,000 (Distance Learning) per trimester
Duration: 3 trimesters for coursework plus 1 trimester for field attachment (1 calendar year & 4 months)

Executive Diploma in Information & Knowledge Management

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE C- (Minus) or holder of any Professional Certificate
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000 (Full-time/Part-time) and Kshs.22,000 (Distance Learning) per trimester
Duration: 3 trimesters coursework only (1 calendar year)

Certificate in Information Science

Institution: Gretsa University
Minimum Entry Requirements: KCSE Minimum Aggregate D+ (Plus) or Foundation Certificate in relevant discipline or equivalent qualification
Tuition Fees: Kshs.25,000 (Full-time, Evening & Weekends)
Duration: 1 trimester-4 months

Gretsa University Intake

January and September intake always in progress

Gretsa University Fee Structure

The tuition fee charged is indicated on the various courses offered

Gretsa University Application Form

Application form available at www.gretsauniversity.ac.ke

Gretsa University Contacts

Gretsa University
P.O Box 3 – 01000, Thika, Kenya
Telephone: +254 20 230 8997, +254 20 230 8998, +254 20 261 2420, +254 20 261 2421
Mobile: +254 71 194 9006, +254 71 295 9293, +254 70 391 7155
Email:
admission@gretsauniversity.ac.ke
info@gretsauniversity.ac.ke
gretsauniversityadmission@gmail.com
website: www.gretsauniversity.ac.ke
Location: Main Campus, Thika Town
Along Thika-Garissa Road

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