Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Public Administration (BAPAH


Course Overview

  •  26 courses
  •  The Project (Equivalent to 2 courses)

Eligibility Requirements

Entry Qualifications
  • 10 + 2 or its equivalent
  • KCSE (or equivalent examination) certificate with a minimum aggregate of C+ (plus)
  • Diploma Programmes recognized by Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA)

Specialization Areas

Programme Duration

The minimum period of completing the programme is as indicated. However, a longer period of study is permitted for all programmes.

  • 3 Years

Registration and Admission Process

Registration to different programmes is undertaken at the Overseas Study Centres subject to the conditions that the candidates fulfill the eligibility requirements prescribed by the University. The prospectuses for various programmes are available from the Centre and in the University website.

Mode of Programme Delivery

The methodology of instruction in this University is different from that of the conventional universities. The Open University system is more learner-oriented and the learner is an active participant in the pedagogical (teaching and learning) process. Most of the instructions are imparted through distance, e-learning and occasional face-to-face counseling.
The University follows a multimedia approach for instruction which comprise:

  • Self-instructional online or printed material
  • Counseling sessions
  • Teleconferences
  • Practical/project work
  • e-Learning
  • Virtual conferences

Intake Periods & Term-End Examinations

The programmes have been divided into two semesters every year: January – June and July – December. Consequently, there are two examinations every year: one in June and the other in December.

  • January
  • July

Programme Fees

  • Registration fee: USD 100 (paid at the time of registration only)
  • Year 1 fee or per semester fee at the time of registration.
  • 500 per year

Refund of Fees

Fees once paid will not be refundable under any circumstances. It is also not adjustable against any other programme of this University. However, in cases where the University denies admission, the programme
fee will be refunded.

Course units outline

Semester I
Semester II
Semester III
Semester IV






Application Form
Tuition Fees
USD 500 per year
Bachelor's Programmes
Course Category
IGNOU Programmes
Modes of Study
Intake Periods
January, July
Course Duration
3 Years
Certified Public Accountants (CPA)

For further information contact:

The University admission is conducted in two cycles – January and July.
Each cycle is preceeded by the recruitment of students at Overseas Study Centres.

Coordinator – IGNOU Programmmes
Centre for Open & Distance Education

College of Human Resource Management
Hazina Trade Centre,13th Floor. Mortar Daddah Street.

Admission CUE Licensed Student Recruitment Agency

Indira Gandhi National Open University
Maidan Garhi, New Delhi, 110068, India

Mon – Fri 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

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