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ARDHI UNIVERSITY

Entry Requirements

GENERAL MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

1     SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE, CONSTRUCTION ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT (SACEM)

1.1     Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch) – Code AR001
i)    Direct Entry (Form VI) Qualifications 
Two principal passes in any of the following subjects: Advanced Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography or Fine Art. In addition, an applicant must have at least a subsidiary level pass in Advanced Mathematics or Basic Applied Mathematics at A-level or a minimum of “C” grade in Basic Mathematics at O-Level.

ii)    Equivalent Qualifications
Diploma or FTC in Architecture, Architectural Technology, Civil Engineering, or Civil and Transportation Engineering with an average of “B” or a minimum GPA of 3.0.

1.2     Bachelor of Science in Interior Design (BSc. ID) – Code AR002
i)    Direct Entry (Form VI) Qualifications
Two principal passes in any of the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Advanced Mathematics, Geography or Fine Art. In addition, an applicant must have at least a subsidiary level pass in Advanced Mathematics or Basic Applied Mathematics at A-level or a minimum of “C” grade in Basic Mathematics at O-Level.

ii)    Equivalent Qualifications
Diploma or FTC in Architecture, Architectural Technology, Civil Engineering or Civil and Transportation Engineering with an average of “B‟ or a minimum GPA of 3.0.

1.3     Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture (BSc. LA) – Code AR003

i)    Direct Entry (Form VI) Qualifications
Two principal passes in any of the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Advanced Mathematics, Geography or Fine Art. In addition, an applicant must have at least a subsidiary level pass in Advanced Mathematics or Basic Applied Mathematics at A-level or a minimum of “C” grade in Basic Mathematics at O-Level.

ii)    Equivalent Qualifications
Diploma or FTC in Architecture, Architectural Technology, Civil Engineering or Civil and Transportation Engineering with an average of ‘B’ or a minimum GPA of 3.0 
 

1.4     Bachelor of Science in Quantity Surveying and Construction Economics (B.Sc. QS & CE) – Code AR025

i)    Direct Entry Qualifications
Two principal level passes in any of the following subjects: Advanced Mathematics, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Economics or Accountancy.

In addition, an applicant must have at least a subsidiary pass in Advanced Mathematics or Basic Applied Mathematics at A-level and a minimum of “D” grade in Physics at O-Level.

ii)    Equivalent Qualifications
Diploma or FTC in Architecture, Quantity Surveying, Civil Engineering, Civil and Transport Engineering, Civil Engineering with Community Development with an average of 'B' or a minimum GPA of 3.0.

2.     SCHOOL OF SPATIAL PLANNING AND SOCIAL SCIENCE (SSPSS)

2.1     Bachelor of Science in Urban and Regional Planning (BSc URP) – Code AR018

i)    Direct entry (Form VI) Qualification
Two principal level passes in any of the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Advanced Mathematics, Geography, Economics, Commerce or Accountancy. In addition, a candidate must have at a least a subsidiary pass in Basic Applied Mathematics at A.C.S.E.E. or at least “D” grade in Mathematics at C.S.E.E.

ii)    Equivalent Qualifications
Diploma or FTC in Cartography, Urban and Regional Planning, Disaster Management or Governance and Development with an average of ‘B’ or a minimum GPA of 3.0. 

2.2 Bachelor of Science in Regional Development Planning (B.Sc. RDP) – Code AR016

i)    Direct entry (Form VI) Qualification
Two principal level passes in any of the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Advanced Mathematics, Geography, Economics, Commerce or Accountancy. In addition, a candidate must have at least a subsidiary level pass in Basic Applied Mathematics at A.C.S.E.E. or at least “D” grade in Basic Mathematics at C.S.E.E.

ii)    Equivalent Qualifications
Diploma or FTC in Environment and Coastal Resources Management, Geoinformatics for Natural Resources Management, Development Planning, Governance and Development, Disaster Management or Urban and Regional Planning with an average of ‘B’ or  a minimum GPA of 3.0.

2.3    Bachelor of Science in Housing and Infrastructure Planning (B.Sc. HIP) – Code AR012

i)    Direct entry (Form VI) Qualification 
Two principal level passes in any of the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Advanced Mathematics, Geography or Economics. In addition, an applicant must have at least a principal level pass in Advanced Mathematics or a subsidiary level pass in Basic Applied Mathematics at A-level or a minimum of “C” grade in Basic Mathematics at O-Level.

ii)    Equivalent Qualifications
Diploma or FTC in Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Civil and Transportation Engineering, Civil Engineering with Community Development, Water Supply and Sanitation Engineering, Cartography or Urban and Regional Planning with an average of ‘B’ or a minimum GPA of 3.0.
 

2.4    Bachelor of Arts in Economics (BA. Econ.) – Code AR019

i)    Direct entry (Form VI) Qualification
A principal pass in Economics and a principal pass in any of the following subjects: Geography, History, Commerce, Accountancy, Physics, Chemistry or Advanced Mathematics. In addition, an applicant must have at least a subsidiary level pass in Advanced Mathematics or Basic Applied Mathematics at A-level or a minimum of “D” grade in Basic Mathematics at O-Level.

ii)    Equivalent Qualifications
Diploma or FTC in Business Administration, Accountancy, Accounting and Finance, Business Management, Banking and Finance, Business Management and Administration, Taxation, Economics and Finance, Local Government Accounting and Finance, Public Sector Accounting and Finance or Economic Development with an average of ‘B’ or a minimum GPA of 3.0.

2.5     Bachelor of Arts in Community and Development Studies (BA. CDS) – Code AR023

i)    Direct entry (Form VI) Qualification 
Two principal level passes in any of the following subjects: History, Kiswahili, English Language, Geography, Economics, Commerce, Accountancy, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Advanced Mathematics, Agriculture or Nutrition.

ii)    Equivalent Qualifications
Diploma or FTC in Community Development, Social Work, Development Planning, Local Government Administration, Governance and Development, Gender Development, Social Studies, Gender Issues and Development or Economic Development with an average of 'B' or a minimum GPA of 3.0.

3     SCHOOL OF EARTH SCIENCES, REAL ESTATES, BUSINESS AND INFORMATICS (SERBI)

3.1     Bachelor of Science in Land Management and Valuation (B.Sc. LMV) – Code AR013

i)    Direct Entry (Form VI) Qualifications
Two Principal level passes in any of the following subjects: Geography, Economics, Advanced Mathematics, History, English Literature, Commerce, Accountancy, Physics, Biology, or Chemistry. In addition, an applicant must have at least a subsidiary level pass in Advanced Mathematics or Basic Applied Mathematics at A-level or a minimum of “C” grade in Basic Mathematics and a minimum of ‘D’ grade in English Language at O-Level

ii)    Equivalent Qualifications
Diploma or Full Technician Certificate (FTC) in Land Management and Valuation, Land Use Planning, Land Resources Management or Land Management Valuation and Registration with an average of “B” or a minimum GPA of 3.0. 

3.2    Bachelor of Science in Real Estate (Finance and Investment) (B.Sc. REFI) – Code AR017

i)    Direct Entry (Form VI) Qualifications
Two Principal level passes in any of the following subjects: Commerce, Accountancy, Economics, History, Geography, Advanced Mathematics, Physics, Biology or Chemistry. In addition, an applicant must have at least a subsidiary level pass in Advanced Mathematics or Basic Applied Mathematics at A-level or a minimum of “D” grade in Basic Mathematics and a minimum of ‘D’ grade in English Language at O-Level or a pass in English/English Literature at A.C.S.E.E

ii)    Equivalent Qualifications
Diploma or FTC in Land Management, Marketing, Finance, Banking, Project Planning and Management, Community Development, Economics of Development, Finance and Investment, Tax Management, Urban and Rural Planning or Engineering and Construction Management with an average or “B” or a minimum GPA of 3.0.

3.3 Bachelor of Science in Property and Facilities Management (B.Sc. PFM) – Code AR015

i)    Direct Entry (Form VI) Qualifications
Two Principal level passes in any of the following subjects: Geography, Economics, Advanced Mathematics, History, English Literature, Commerce, Accountancy, Physics, Biology or Chemistry. In addition, an applicant must have at least a subsidiary level pass in Advanced Mathematics or Basic Applied Mathematics at A-level or a minimum of “C” grade in Basic Mathematics and a minimum of ‘D’ grade in English Language at O-Level.

ii)    Equivalent Qualifications
Diploma or Full Technician Certificate (FTC) in Maintenance, Land Management and Valuation or Land Management Valuation and Registration with an average of “B” or a minimum GPA of 3.0. 

3.4     Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance (B.Sc. AF) – Code AR022

i)    Direct Entry (Form VI) Qualifications
Two principal level passes in any two of the following: Commerce, Accountancy, Economics, Advanced Mathematics, Geography, History, Physics, Biology or Chemistry. In addition, an applicant must have at least a subsidiary level pass in Advanced Mathematics or Basic Applied Mathematics at A-level or a minimum of “D” grade in Basic Mathematics and a minimum of ‘D’ grade in English Language at O-Level or a pass in English/English Literature at A.C.S.E.E

ii)    Equivalent Qualifications
Diploma or FTC in Accounting, Business Administration, Banking, Finance, Procurement and Logistics Management, Commerce, Public Sector Accounting, Tax Management or Auditing and Supply Chain Management with an average of ‘B’ or a minimum GPA 3.0.

3.5    Bachelor of Science in Geomatics (BSc GM) – Code AR005


i)    Direct Entry (Form VI) Qualifications
A principal pass in Advanced Mathematics and a principal level pass in either Physics or Geography or Chemistry or Computer Science. In case the second principal level pass is not Physics, an applicant must have at least a subsidiary level pass in Physics at A-level in addition to the two principal level passes.

ii)    Equivalent qualifications
Diploma or FTC in Geomatics, Land Surveying, Cartography, Computer Science, Mining Survey, Civil Engineering, Civil and Transportation Engineering, or Irrigation Engineering with an average of ‘B’ or a minimum GPA of 3.0. In addition, an applicant MUST have at least a “D” grade in Mathematics

3.6    Bachelor of Science in Geographical Information Systems and Remote Sensing (BSc GI & RS) – Code AR024

i)    Direct Entry (Form VI) Qualifications
Two principal level passes in any of the following subjects: Advance Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Geography, Computer Science, Biology, Economics or Agriculture. In case one of the two principal level passes is not Advanced Mathematics, an applicant must have a subsidiary level pass in Advanced Mathematics or Basic Applied Mathematics at A-level or a minimum of “C” grade in Basic Mathematics at O-Level.

ii)    Equivalent qualifications
Diploma or Full Technician Certificate (FTC) in Geomatics, Land Surveying, Cartography, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Networks, Computing and Information Communication, Civil Engineering, Civil and Transportation Engineering, Water Supply and Sanitation Engineering, Environmental Health Science, Hydrogeology and Well Drilling, Hydrology and Meteorology, Irrigation Engineering; Water Resources Engineering, Geoinformatics, Geoinformation Science, Geographical Information Systems, Wildlife Management, Wildlife Tourism, Natural Resources Management, Forestry, Agriculture/Agricultural Engineering or Water Resource Management with an average of “B” or a minimum GPA of 3.0.

In addition, an applicant must have at least a subsidiary pass in Advanced Mathematics or a minimum of “C” grade in Mathematics at O-Level. 

3.7    Bachelor of Science in Computer Systems and Networks (BSc CSN) – Code AR027

i)    Direct Entry (Form VI) Qualifications
Two principal level passes in any of the following subjects: Advanced Mathematics, Physics, Geography, Biology, Chemistry, Economics or Computer Science. In addition, an applicant must have at a principal level pass in Advanced Mathematics or a subsidiary pass in Basic Applied Mathematics at A-level or a minimum of “C” grade in Basic Mathematics at O-Level.

ii)    Equivalent qualifications
Diploma or Full Technician Certificate (FTC) in Computer Engineering, Telecommunication Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Networks, Computing and Information Communication, Land Surveying, Geomatics or Land Surveying and Geomatics with an average of “B” or a minimum GPA of 3.0. 

3.8    Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management (BSc. ISM) – Code AR020

i)    Direct Entry (Form VI) Qualifications
Two principal level passes in any of the following subjects: Advanced Mathematics, Physics, Geography, Biology, Chemistry, Economics or Computer Science. In addition, an applicant must have at least a subsidiary level pass in Advanced Mathematics or Basic Applied Mathematics at A-level or a minimum of “C” grade in Basic Mathematics at O-Level.

ii)    Equivalent Qualifications
Diploma or Full Technician Certificate (FTC) in Computer Engineering, Telecommunication Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Networks, Computing and Information Communication, Land Surveying, Geomatics or Land Surveying and Geomatics with an average of “B” or a minimum GPA of 3.0. 

4    SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES (SEES)

4.1    Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering (B.Sc. EE) – Code AR009


i)    Direct Entry (Form VI) Qualifications
Two Principal level passes in any of the following subjects: Physics, Advanced Mathematics, Chemistry or Biology. In addition, an applicant must have at least a subsidiary level pass in Advanced Mathematics or Basic Applied Mathematics at A-level.

ii)    Equivalent Qualifications
Diploma or FTC in Water Supply and Sanitation Engineering, Environmental Health Science, Hydrogeology & Well Drilling, Hydrology & Meteorology, Water Laboratory Technology, Irrigation Engineering, Civil Engineering or Water Resources Engineering with an average of “B” or a minimum GPA of 3.0.

4.2    Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and Management (B.Sc. ESM) – Code AR011

i)    Direct Entry (Form VI) Qualifications
Two Principal level passes in any of the following subjects: Physics, Advanced Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology or Geography. One of the two principal level passes must be in Physics or Chemistry or Biology. In addition, an applicant must have at least a subsidiary level pass in Advanced Mathematics or Basic Applied Mathematics at A-level or a minimum of “C” grade in Basic Mathematics at O-Level.

ii)    Equivalent Qualifications
Diploma or FTC in Water Supply and Sanitation Engineering, Environmental Health Science, Hydrogeology & Well Drilling, Hydrology & Meteorology, Water Laboratory Technology, Irrigation Engineering, Civil Engineering or Water Resources Engineering with an average of “B” or a minimum GPA of 3.0.

4.3    Bachelor of Science in Municipal and Industrial Services Engineering (B.Sc. MISE) – Code AR014

i)    Direct Entry (Form VI) Qualifications
Two Principal level passes in any of the following subjects: Physics, Advanced Mathematics, Chemistry or Biology. In addition, an applicant must have at least a subsidiary level pass in Advanced Mathematics or Basic Applied Mathematics at A-level.

ii)    Equivalent Qualifications
Diploma or FTC in Water Supply and Sanitation Engineering, Environmental Health Science, Hydrogeology & Well Drilling, Hydrology & Meteorology, Water Laboratory Technology, Irrigation Engineering, Civil Engineering or Water Resources Engineering with an average of “B” or a minimum GPA of 3.0.

4.4    Bachelor of Science in Environmental Laboratory Science and Technology (B.Sc. ELST) – Code AR026

i)    Direct Entry (Form VI) Qualifications
Two principal level passes in any of the following subjects: Physics, Advanced Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology or Geography. One of the two principal level passes must be in Physics or Chemistry or Biology. In addition, an applicant must have at least a Subsidiary level pass in Advanced Mathematics or Basic Applied Mathematics or Physics at A-level or a minimum of “C” grade in Basic Mathematics at O-Level.

ii)    Equivalent Qualifications
Diploma or FTC in Diploma in Water Supply and Sanitation Engineering, Environmental Health Science, Hydrogeology & Well Drilling, Hydrology & Meteorology, Water Laboratory Technology, Irrigation Engineering, Civil Engineering or Water Resources Engineering with an average of “B” or a minimum GPA of 3.0.

4.5    Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (B.Sc. CE) – Code AR021

i)    Direct Entry (Form VI) Qualifications
Two Principal level passes in the following subjects: Advanced Mathematics and Physics.

Those without at least a Subsidiary pass in Chemistry at A-Level must have a minimum of “C” grade in Chemistry at O-level.

ii)    Equivalent Qualifications 
Diploma or FTC in Civil Engineering, Civil and Transportation Engineering, Civil Engineering with Community Development, or Civil and Irrigation Engineering with an average of “B” or a minimum GPA of 3.0. 

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