Goal of this Programme

The goal of Doctor of Philosophy in Education is to impart knowledge and skills on a wide range of issues in the areas of Education Management and Leadership, Guidance and Counseling, Curriculum Studies, Education Communication and Technology and Education Psychology
The main drive behind this programme is to provide students with a firm foundation that prepares them to take roles as University academic staff members, senior-level professional educational managers, Leaders, Psychologists, Counselors, Pedagogues, Education Communication Experts, Curriculum Developers, Policy Makers, Curriculum Developers and Researchers. After students earn a doctoral degree in Education they can start or continue careers Education Management, Education Leadership, Guidance and Counseling, Curriculum development, Education Psychology, Education Communication and Technology and Education Psychology in tertiary institutions and the private sector.

Requirements for admission into the Doctor of Philosophy in Education

Holders of Master of Education or Master of Philosophy in Education Administration and Management , Management and Leadership, Guidance and Counselling, Curriculum Studies, Education Communication and Technology and Education Psychology degrees from Kabarak University or any other university recognized by CUE.

Programme Learning Outcomes

Programme learning outcomes for PhD in Education (with specialization in Education Management and Leadership)
By the end of the programme students should be able to:

  1. Apply theories of education management to manage educational institutions.
  2. Apply knowledge and skills acquired to plan, supervise and manage educational institutions.
  3. Manage human resources in educational institutions
  4. Manage labor relations and Assure quality of educational resources and activities in Educational institutions
  5. Coordinate and ensure security and safety of educational personnel and property.
  6. Demonstrate ethical and professional behavior in the workplace
  7. Conduct research in education management and leadership.
  8. Form positive attitude towards effective use of modern and advance management skills

Programme learning outcomes for PhD in Education (with specialization in Curriculum Studies)

By the end of the programme students should be able to:

  1. Apply theories of curriculum development
  2. Articulate issues involved in curriculum change in Kenya
  3. Carry out research in curriculum studies.
  4. Develop curricular for Secondary schools, teacher training institutions and universities
  5. Design and produce media resources for classroom instruction
  6. Form positive attitude towards curriculum change and innovation
  7. Demonstrate ethical and professional behaviour in the workplace

Programme learning outcomes for PhD in Education (with specialization in Education Communication and Technology)

By the end of the programme the learner should be able to:

  1. Apply relevant theories in Education Communication and Technology
  2. Prepare and utilize education media for instruction
  3. Apply advance instructional methods to teach at the tertiary level
  4. Apply instructional methods to teach students enrolled in distance education
  5. Form positive attitude towards use of advanced technology in education
  6. Demonstrate ethical and professional behaviour in the workplace

Programme learning outcomes for PhD in Education (with specialization in Guidance and Counselling)

By the end of the programme the learner should be able to:

  1. Analyze various theories and principles relevant to guidance and counseling
  2. Conduct individual and group therapy in personal, social and career related issues
  3. Advise institutions on the modalities of establishing and running effective guidance and counseling departments
  4. Design and facilitate guidance and counseling related seminars
  5. Carry out research in guidance and counselling in Kenya.
  6. Form positive attitude towards counselling activities
  7. Demonstrate ethical and professional behaviour in the workplace

Programme learning outcomes for PhD in Education (with specialization in Educational Psychology)

By the end of the programme, the learner should be able to:

  1. Apply theories of learning and behavior.
  2. Carry out standard testing and measurements
  3. Diagnose specific conditions related to psychological health.
  4. Articulate factors affecting child growth and development
  5. Carry out research in education psychology in Kenya.
  6. Form positive attitude towards education psychology
  7. Demonstrate ethical and professional behaviour in the workplace

Other Details

Campus: All Campuses
Tuition Fees per Semester:
Ksh144000
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