Riara University offers affordable courses for KCSE candidates; How to register

The University of Riara is currently executing his May 2022 catch for all candidates for the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) 2021 and 2022.

Those who have completed before and have taken short courses are also eligible to join and apply for the courses mentioned here.

Riara University was born out of a sincere desire to provide a holistic approach to higher education.

It is a logical continuation of the institution’s commitment, dating back to 1974, to ensure the education and development of the child, the learner and the person as a whole.

Riara University students in class

Riara University

Their concept goes beyond classroom, curriculum-based learning and aims to provide stimulation and motivation for personal development and lifelong learning ability.


RIARA SCHOOL OF LAW

The school is fully accredited by the Council on Legal Education

Bachelor of Laws

Conditions of admission

Average grade of C+ (plus) and above in KCSE or its equivalent with a plain B in English or Kiswahili, or KACE (or equivalent) with a minimum of three main passes.

Or hold a degree from a recognized university, or hold a law degree from an institution accredited by the Council of Legal Education with an average grade of B; or GCE (A-Level) with a minimum of three majors.

Graduates pose for photos after a graduation ceremony at Riara University

Graduates pose for photos after a graduation ceremony at Riara University

Riara University

Pre-Kenya School of Law Compliance Program

Conditions of admission

Legal Education Council reference letter.


SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND DIPLOMACY

Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Diplomacy

A minimum of C plus (C+) at KCSE or hold a degree in International Relations and Diplomacy from Riara University with a GPA of 2.00 (C) or an equivalent qualification from an institution recognized by the EUC.

Diploma in International Relations and Diplomacy

A minimum of C plain at KCSE or equivalent with a C or above in English and C in any science or its equivalent.

Riara University graduates pose for photos with their graduation booklets

Riara University graduates pose for photos with their graduation booklets

Riara University

Certificate in Corporate Diplomacy

Average score of D+ at the KCSE or its equivalent

Center for Global and Linguistic Studies (Glasc)

Official/national language: Kiswahili and English

Non-traditional students include workers and professionals looking to develop their skills, high school graduates waiting to join college or university, retirees, foreigners, and diplomats or their family members.

Fees vary by category.

Foreign languages: French, Arabic, Chinese and German

Non-traditional students include workers and professionals looking to develop their skills, high school graduates waiting to join college or university, retirees, foreigners, and diplomats or their family members.

Fees vary by language and category.

A student from the University of Riara relaxes on the lawn of the establishment

A student from the University of Riara relaxes on the lawn of the establishment

Riara University


BUSINESS SCHOOL

The BBA’s finance and accounting programs are accredited by the ACCA.

Programs include day, evening and weekend classes.

Business Administration Diploma

(Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Human Resources Management, Purchasing, Supply Chain and Logistics)

Average grade of C+ (plus) and above in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) and C (plain) in English and Mathematics or its equivalent or a degree with credit in a relevant discipline from a institution recognized by the university senate or holder of any other qualification accepted by the University Senate as equivalent.

Diploma – Business Management

Diploma – Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

Average grade of C- (minus) and above in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) and C plain in English or Mathematics or its equivalent.

Certificate in Business Management

Average score of D+ (plus) and above in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) and C- (minus) in English or Mathematics or its equivalent.

Professional courses at the business school

Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI)

• Fundamentals of financial services

• International introduction to securities and investments

• Fundamentals of Islamic Banking and Finance

Certifications from the Association of Chartered Chartered Accountants (ACCA)

Fees according to ACCA certification

Executive Education (1-3 Days Short Courses) at the School of Business

Students of the University of Riara during a cultural event in the institution

Students of the University of Riara during a cultural event in the institution

Riara University

Positioning corporate communication to drive business strategy

Personal management and development program

• Executive LEADERSHIP Development Program

• SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP & INNOVATION

Conditions of admission

• Oral expression and business writing skills

• EVENTS management, etiquette and protocol

• Essentials of PR Writing

• Coaching for STELLAR customer service


SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION AND MULTIMEDIA JOURNALISM

Bachelor in Communication and Multimedia Journalism

An average grade of C plus (C+) in KCSE with a C+ in English or Kiswahili and a D+ in Mathematics or a degree with credit in a relevant discipline from an institution recognized by the Senate of the University or a holder of any other qualification accepted by the University Senate as equivalent.

Diploma in Communication and Multimedia Journalism

A minimum of C- (minus) in KCSE or equivalent with a C or above in English or any language or its equivalent.

Students of the University of Riara in front of the institution's library

Students of the University of Riara in front of the institution’s library

Riara University

Diploma in Corporate Public Relations

A minimum of C- (minus) in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with a C or above in English or Kiswahili or D+ in KCSE plus a certificate level qualification recognizable by the Kenya National Qualifications Authority.


SCHOOL OF COMPUTER SCIENCES

Riara University is an ICDL and Appin certified training and testing center as well as a CISCO, HUAWEI, IBM and EMC training center.

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Riara University students pose for a photo during a cultural event at the institution

Riara University students pose for a photo during a cultural event at the institution

Riara University

An average KCSE grade of C+ and a minimum grade of C+ in Mathematics or (per semester) Physics or Physical Science or a professional degree or certificate in a computer science discipline from an institution recognized by the University Senate or a degree in a scientific discipline from a recognized university.

Bachelor of Business Information Technology (BBIT)

An average grade of C+ in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) and a minimum of D+ grade in Mathematics or Physics or Physical Sciences A professional degree or certificate in an IT discipline from an institution recognized by the University Senate or a degree in a scientific discipline from a recognized university.

Diploma in Business Information Technology (DBIT)

Average grade of C- (minus) and above in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) and D+ or above in Mathematics or its equivalent

An ongoing cultural event at the University of Riara

An ongoing cultural event at the University of Riara

Riara University

Degree in computer science

Average grade of C- (minus) and D+ Maths or Physics in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) or its equivalent.

Diploma in Information and Cybersecurity

Average grade of C- (minus) and above in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) or its equivalent.

Diploma in Information Technology (IT)

Average grade of C- (minus) and above in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) or its equivalent.

Information Technology Certificate

Average score of D+ on the KCSE or its equivalent.

Web Development Certificate

Average score of D+ on the KCSE or its equivalent.

Professional programs at the School of Computer Science

Diploma in Ethical Hacking and Information Security

Information technology experience

Diploma in Mobile Applications and Technology

Information technology experience

CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA) 1-4

Education in Information Technology or IT Essentials from CISCO or average grade of D* in KCSE.

Riara University football team pose for a photo

Riara University football team pose for a photo

Riara University

Huawei HCIA routing and switching certification

Average score of D+ at the KCSE or its equivalent

CISCO computing essentials

Average score of D+ at the KCSE or its equivalent

IBM certified mobile app

Information technology experience

International Computer Driving License (ICDL)

Not limited to any qualifications


SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSES AT THE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

Certificate in Teaching International Curriculum Teachers interested in modern teaching practices.


HOW TO REGISTER

To access The course brochure here.

To apply for registration, complete the application form.

Download the form here.

Payment can be made by direct deposit to the RIARA UNIVERSITY account at any branch of the following banks:

• Commercial Bank of Kenya, A/C No. 1132688035Prestige branch;

• NCBA, A/C No. 6960380019Upperhill Branch;

• MPESA invoice number. 805702.

Bank checks will be accepted. Cash, personal checks and money orders WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

UP TO 49% EXEMPTIONS WILL BE GRANTED TO HOLDERS OF CERTIFICATIONS RECOGNIZED BY THE UNIVERSITY SENATE. HOSTELS ARE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.

CONTACTS

Academic Registrar

Riara University, Mbagathi Way

PO Box 49940-00100 Nairobi, Kenya

Such : 0703 038 000

E-mail: [email protected]

Website: www.riarauniversity.ac.ke

To speak with a career coach at Riara University, call 0703 038 000.

Riara University football team during a training session

Riara University football team during a training session

Riara University

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