Monday, 24 July 2017
1st Graduation Ceremony of UoEm
Dr. Mariaciano Iguna Mutiga receives his certificate for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy from Dr. (Mrs) Vijoo Rattansi, the Chancellor of University of Nairobi.
1st Graduation Ceremony of UoEm
The Chancellor of University of Nairobi, Dr (Mrs) Vijoo Rattansi, confers the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy on Mariaciano Iguna Mutiga.
1st Graduation Ceremony of UoEm
Evelyn Wambui Njogu is admitted to the Degree of Master of Science in Agricultural Resource Management.
1st Graduation Ceremony of UoEm
Pioneer postgraduate students graduate on 30th September 2016 Sitting - PhD in Ecology Dr. Mutiga in red gown and MSc in Genetics Mr. Cherutich in black gown follow graduation proceedings.

MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR

Brief History

Since its inception in June 2011, postgraduate studies have been at the heart of University of Embu (UoEm). The Board of Postgraduate Studies (BPS) is anchored in the UoEm Statutes. The founding Director, Prof Nancy Budambula, was appointed in July 2014 and the Board became operational in September 2014. 

Presently, UoEm has more than 50 master’s students and 30 PhD students distributed in the following Schools:

1.    School of Agriculture.
2.    School of Pure and Applied Science.
3.    School of Education & Social Sciences.
4.    School of Business& Economics.

In the short period of its existence, UoEm has been able to attract highly qualified staff with long experience in teaching and mentoring postgraduate students as well as excellent research and publication recordin fields of Agriculture, Natural Sciences, Business and Education. Well-equipped teaching and research laboratories have been established to support postgraduate research. A research farm exists to support agricultural and associated applied biology programs.

Organization of Postgraduate Studies at UoEm

The University Board of Postgraduate Studies (BPS) oversees postgraduate studies at UoEm. The BPS board is composed of the Ag. Deputy Vice-Chancellor in charge of Academics Research and Extension (Chairman), Director, Deans of Schools and two representatives of the Academic Board. Schools and Departments also have School BPS and departmental BPS respectively. Postgraduate matters are first considered at the departmental then the school and finally at the university level. The Department is therefore the first point of contact between a Student and the University.

Teaching and research by postgraduate students is coordinated by the respective departments. For more details on a specific program, kindly contact the Chairman of the relevant department. Answers to some Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on postgraduate studies as below.
 

How to Apply

Postgraduate admission application forms  can be obtained from Admissions Office, University of Embu or downloaded from this website and should be submitted upon payment of a non-refundable application fee of Ksh 4,000 for Ph.D and Ksh 2000 for Masters.