Bachelor of Science with Education (BScEd) and Bachelor of Education in Science (BEdSc)

All applicants for the degree of BScEd or BEdSc must have the approval of Tumaini University Makumira Senate Committee for Academic and Curriculum Affairs (SCACA) and the Senate.

Category A: Direct Entry

To be eligible for consideration for admission to a Bachelor’s Degree at JoKUCo through direct entry, a candidate must have obtained a Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) or the East African Certifi-cate of Education or equivalent with at least three credit passes in any arts or science subjects and have obtained an Advanced Certificate of Sec-ondary Education Examination (ACSEE) or equivalent with at least two principal passes with a total of 2.0 or more points, which are calculated as follows:

  • Form Six Applicants Holding ACSEE from 2014 onwards:
    A=5, B+=4, B=3, C=2, D=1, E=0.5 points
  • Form Six Applicants Holding ACSEE prior to 2014:
    A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1 and S= 0.5 points

Special requirements in different programmes:

  • Education students with science teaching subjects must choose their Teaching Subjects from amongst their principal passes at A-level
  • Students choosing Computer Science as their teaching subject must have obtained an Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (ACSEE) or equivalent with a total of 2.0 points (A=5, B+=4, B=3, C=2 D=1, E=0.5 points (“S” = 0.5 points for candidates with ACSEE prior to 2014) with two Principal Passes, at least one of which must be either in Mathematics or in Physics at Advanced Certificate of Secondary education Examination (ACSEE)
    or
    Two Principal Passes in any other subjects and, in addition to those, at least one “E” (or “S” for candidates with ACSEE prior to 2014) in Mathematics or in Physics at Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (ACSEE) and a credit pass in Mathematics or Physics in the Certificate of Secondary Education (CSEE) or
    At least one Credit Pass in Mathematics or Physics at O-level and at least two Principal Passes either in Economics, Commerce or Accounting at Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (ACSEE).

Category B: Equivalent Entry

To be eligible for consideration for admission to a Bachelor’s Degree in Science with Education at JoKUCo through Equivalent Entry, a candidate must possess a Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) or East Certificate of Education (Ordinary Level) or Equivalent with at least three credit passes or four passes in any arts or science subjects and fulfil the following faculty / programme wise requirements:

  1. Possession of a Diploma in a relevant field of Science in Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Information Technology, or a Diploma in any other Engineering field from a recognized/ accredited Institution with an average grade of 2.7 (“B”) or above and with a “C” in at least in one of the following subjects: Mathematics, Statistics,, Quantitative Methods, Physics, Chemistry, Geography, Agriculture, Forestry, Fishery, Biology/Botany/Zoology, Veterinary Science, Wildlife or Beekeeping at the Diploma level.
    or
  2. Students choosing Computer Science as their teaching subject must have a Certificate in Education, Computer Science or Information Technology or any Certificate in Natural Sciences from a recognized/accredited institution with an average grade of “B” and at least two years of relevant working experience and must have obtained grade C or above in at least one of the following subjects: Mathematics or Physics or Information Communication Technology at the Certificate level.
    or
  3. A Diploma in Education, Diploma in Special Needs Education or Diploma in Inclusive Education from a recognized/accredited institution with an average grade of 2.7 (“B”) or above and with grade “C” or above at least in one of the following subjects: Mathematics, Physics or Information Technology at the Diploma level.
    or
  4. A Diploma in Psychology, Diploma in Information Technology or a Diploma in any other Engineering field from recognized/accredited institution with an average grade of 2.7 (“B”) or above and with grade “C” or above at least in one of the following subjects: Mathematics, Statistics, Quantitative Methods or Physics at the Diploma level.
    or
  5. An Advanced Diploma with grade “C” at least in one of the fol-lowing subjects: Statistics, Mathematics or Quantitative Methods.

Category C: Recognition of Prior-Learning Scheme

 Candidates, who wish to sit for the TCU Recognition of Prior-Learning (RPL) Examinations, will have to apply for RPL Examination and register through the Central Admission System (CAS). Candidates who will pass at least at grade “B” will be able to apply through CAS for admission into the programme for which the RPL Examination was sat.

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