Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)Programmes

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School of Agriculture & Food Security


• Horticulture
• Agribusiness Management
• Animal Science
• Agronomy
• Soil Science
• Agricultural Economics
• Agricultural Extension
• Genetics & Plant Breeding
• Fisheries & Aquaculture
Minimum Requirement:
PhD: A Masters degree of Maseno University or any other recognised University or other qualifications considered by University Senate as equivalent to a relevant Masters degree

School of Arts & Social Sciences


• Anthropology
• Communication & Media Studies
• Design
• Ethnomusicology
• French
• History
• Kiswahili
• Linguistics
• Literature
• Music Education
• Music Performance
• Music Composition
• Theatre and Film
• Philosophy
• Religion
• Sociology
• Counselling Psychology
• Industrial- Organizational Psychology
• Gender & Development
• Gender & Public Policy


Minimum Requirement:
A Masters degree of Maseno University or any other recognised University or other qualifications considered by University Senate as equivalent to a relevant Masters degree


  School of Physical & Biological Sciences

• Chemistry
• Cell & Molecular Biology
• Molecular Microbiology Biotechnology
• Applied Entomology
• Conservation Biology
• Applied Parasitology & Vector Biology
• Botany
• Physics
• Plant Ecology
• Plant Physiology and Biochemistry
• Microbiology
• Plant Taxonomy and Economic Botany
• Plant Pathology
Minimum Requirements:
A relevant Master of Science degree of Maseno University or any other recognised university, or other qualifications considered by University Senate as equivalent to a relevant Masters degree

School of Business & Economics (SBE)

• Business Administration
• Economics
• Hospitality/Tourism Management

Minimum Requirements:
A Masters degree of Maseno University or any other recognised university.

School of Computing & Informatics

• Computer Science
• Computer Technology
• Information Technology
• Information Systems
Minimum Requirements:
Masters degree of Maseno University or any other recognised University or other qualification considered by University Senate as equivalent to a relevant Masters degree.

School of Education

• Curriculum
• Educational Technology
• Pedagogy
• Educational Psychology
• Guidance & Counselling
• Planning & Economics of Education
• Special Needs Education.
• Early Childhood Development and Education
• Educational Administration

Minimum Requirement:
A Masters degree of Maseno University or any other recognised University or other qualifications considered by University Senate as equivalent to a relevant Masters degree

School of Environment & Earth Sciences

• Environmental Sciences
• Geography
• Barbra



Minimum Requirements:
Masters degree of Maseno University or any other recognised university or other qualifications considered by University Senate as equivalent to a relevant Masters degree


School of Development & Strategic Studies

• Political Science
• International Relations
• Development Studies



Minimum Requirements:



School of Mathematics, Statistics & Acturial Science

• Pure Mathematics
• Applied Mathematics
• Applied Statistics
Minimum Requirements:
A relevant Masters degree of Maseno University or any other recognised university, or other qualifications considered by University Senate as equivalent to a relevant Masters degree


School of Planning & Architecture

• Spatial Planning Minimum Requirements:
A Masters degree of Maseno University or any other recognised university or other qualifications considered by University Senate as equivalent to a relevant Masters degree

School of Public Health & Community Development

• Biomedical Science and Technology (options: Medical Cytology & Histology, Medical Haematology, Clinical Chemistry, Medical Parasitology, Medical Entomology & Vector Science, Medical Microbiology, Medical Immunology, Medical Biotechnology, Computational Biology & Bioinformatics, Forensic Biology & Biometrics, Medical Physiology, Pharmaceutical Science)
• Public Health
• Community Nutrition & Development
• Public Health Nutrition
Minimum Requirements:
A Master of Science degree in Biomedical Science and Technology, Master of Public Health, Master of Science in Community Nutrition and Development, or degree in Biological, Biomedical, Medical and Veterinary Sciences or other relevant qualifications of Maseno University or other universities acceptable by the University senate