Post Graduate Diploma in Education

    Intake Periods
  • January
  • May
  • September
    Modes of Study
  • Weekend
  • Part Time
Course Overview

The Post-Graduate Diploma in Education course is a 1-year program aimed at providing a broad training background for general graduates who wish to take up teaching as a profession. As part of the program, learners are required to complete 18 units which are inclusive of student projects and teaching practice in a span of three stages. This innovative program seeks to train learners by equipping them with the needed professional qualifications and expertise necessary to successfully carry out their responsibilities as teachers or managers in various fields of education. The trainees must choose two teaching subjects taught in Kenya secondary schools.


The trainees specialize in the their respective subjects of choice which must feature in their undergraduate transcripts. To qualify, one must have a minimum of eight teaching subjects for each unit

Who Can Join

A candidate should have a minimum qualification of a first degree from a recognized university and would wish to take teaching as a profession. Furthermore, a candidate should have studied at least two subjects taught in secondary schools in Kenya

Entry Qualifications

A first degree preferably BA /BSC general

Duration & Structure of The Programme
  • One year programme ( Three trimesters)
Mode of Delivery of The Programme/Course
  • The course is offered on a Distance Learning model, with a blended approach of both face-to-face learning and virtual classes.

Curriculum Road Map
Year I
Trimester I Trimester II Trimester III
  • EDF 101: History of Education.
  • PSY 101: Introduction to Psychology.
  • PAC 101: Curriculum Development.
  • COM 101: Educational Communication.
  • ERM 101: Research Methodology.
  • Subject Methods for subject one.
  • PSY 102: Human Growth and Development.
  • EDF 102: Philosophy of Education.
  • PAC 102: Educational Administration and Management.
  • COM 102: Educational Media and Resources.
  • ERM 102: Educational Measurement and Evaluation.
  • Subject Methods for subject one
  • EDF 103: Sociology of Education and Comparative Education
  • PAC 103: Planning and Economics of Education
  • PSY 103: Educational Psychology
  • ERM 103: Student Project
  • COM 301: Teaching Practice