Moi University,

Rift Valley Region

Overview

ID: #1023
Type: University
Location: Rift Valley Region
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About Property

TELEPHONE: +254 (0)53 43363 / 43620
Email: info@mu.ac.ke

Introduction

Moi University is located in Eldoret, 310 kilometres northwest of Nairobi, the Capital City of Kenya. It was established as the second university in Kenya by an Act of Parliament, the Moi University Act of 1984. The first cohort of 83 students was admitted in 1984 through a transfer from the Department of Forestry, University of Nairobi. Since then, the University has experienced phenomenal growth from its initial one faculty in 1984, to a total of Thirteen (13) Schools, four (4) Directorates and Two (2) Institutes in 2012. The total student population currently stands at 31, 723, distributed as follows: Diploma 1029, Government Sponsored (GSSP):14,545, Privately Sponsored (PSSP):14,306, Postgraduate Students: – MPhil: 1,577 DPhil: 266 in programmes in various disciplines. The University currently operates Four (4) campuses, namely: Main Campus, Town Campus, Eldoret West Campus and Odera Akang’o Campus. The Town campus hosts the College of Health Sciences (Medical complex), School of Aerospace Sciences (Rivatex) and School of Law(Annex) while the Eldoret West Campus is home to our PSSP programmes. Moi University is proud have Two (2) constituent colleges, namely Garissa and Rongo that also offer unique undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, and a total of Five (5) Satellite Campuses in Nairobi, Kitale, Alupe, Kericho, and Coast (Mombasa). (View Moi University Campuses in a larger map)

Quality Policy Statement
Moi University is committed to providing quality education and services that meet the needs of its customers and stakeholders through quality and relevant teaching, research and community service and outreach. The University is committed to a quality work and learning environment that is grounded in intellectual and academic freedom, teamwork, quest for excellence, professionalism, discipline and continuous improvement of its products (programmes/activities) and services so as to achieve client/customer satisfaction. To be able to realise this commitment, the University will continually review its products (programmes/activities) and services to conform to the Quality Management Systems based on the ISO 9001 – 2008 Standards.

Students and Staff
The students are registered in 297 programmes consisting of 90 for undergraduate, 134 Master of Philosophy, 61 Doctor of Philosophy and 12 Postgraduate diploma programmes. The number of students is envisaged to increase to 42,000 by 2014/15, taking into account the current annual student growth rate of approximately 16% per year cumulatively in all categories of Government sponsored, Privately Sponsored and student population growth at the satellite campuses. The figure could still go higher with the inception of the Open and Distance learning programmes.
There are a total of over 3,662 staff all levels of whom 934 are academic staff

Infrastructure
The University has modern teaching facilities that support academic programmes: Margaret Thatcher Library, the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital, Water Resources Engineering Laboratory and a Textile Engineering Laboratory.

University Services

Teaching
Research
Consultancy
Extension and outreach
Community service
Administrative and support services
Structure and Governance
The University has various organs of governance:-

Chancellor
The Council
The University Management Board
The Senate
Academic Boards of the campus/constituent colleges or schools
Departmental Boards

Vision, Mission and Values

Vision

To be the University of choice in nurturing innovation and talent in science, technology and development.

Mission

To preserve, create, and disseminate knowledge, conserve and develop scientific, technological and cultural heritage through quality teaching and research; to create conducive work and learning environment; and to work with stakeholders for the betterment of society.

 Core Values

  1. Promotion and defence of intellectual and academic freedom, scholarship and relentless search for truth.

  2. Fostering teamwork, innovation, networking, tolerance, and a culture of peace.

  3. Embracing excellence, transparency & accountability.

  4. Practising professionalism, meritocracy, equality, integrity and social justice.

  5. Maintaining self-respect, discipline, responsibility, institutional loyalty, national patriotism & international competitiveness.

  6. Continual improvement of services in order to remain competitive and relevant

General amenities

  • 3d Animation program
  • ABE COURSES
  • ACCOUNTS
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Agricultural Education and Extension
  • Animal Health & Production
  • BACHELORS of COMMERCE
  • Banking & Finance
  • Beauty Therapy
  • Bible And Theology
  • building & civil engineering
  • Building Technology
  • Business Management
  • Cabin Crew and Air Hostess
  • Carpentry and Joinery
  • CERTIFICATE IN DESKTOP PUBLISHING
  • Certificate programmes
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) program
  • certified public secretaries(CPS)
  • Clearing and Forwarding
  • Commercial Pilot's License
  • Community Development and Social Work
  • Community Health& Environmental Disaster Management.
  • Community Oral Health
  • compositing
  • CompTIA A+ certification
  • Computer graphics
  • COMPUTER PACKAGES
  • Computer programmING
  • COMPUTER SCIENCE
  • COMPUTERISED ACCOUNTING
  • COSMETOLOGY
  • counselling
  • CPA & ATC
  • Creative Arts
  • Credit management
  • Dance school
  • Degree Programs
  • Diploma in Architecture
  • Diploma in Health Records & Information systems
  • Diploma in Irrigation and Drainage
  • Diploma programs
  • DRIVING
  • Early Childhood Development Education
  • EDUCATION
  • EIA
  • Electrical and Electronics
  • ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
  • engineering
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
  • Environment & Human Science Courses
  • Environmental Impact Assessmen
  • Fashion Design
  • Flight Crew & Cabin Attendance
  • Flight Dispatch and Operation
  • Food & Beverage Management
  • Freight and Management
  • Front Office Management
  • Graphic Design
  • Guidance and Counselling
  • Hair Dressing
  • Health and Applied Sciences
  • Higher Diploma
  • Hospitality Management
  • Hotel and Catering
  • Housekeeping Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Communication Technology
  • Initial Multi Engine/Instrument Rating
  • Instructor Courses
  • insurance
  • International Computer Driving Licence (ICDL)
  • Journalism
  • KASNEB Courses
  • KNEC Programmes
  • Languages
  • Linux Essentials
  • MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS
  • Marketing Communication
  • MASS COMMUNICATION
  • MATHEMATICS
  • MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
  • Media Arts & Design
  • Media studies
  • MEDICAL AND APPLIED SCIENCES
  • Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Microwave
  • Motion graphics
  • Motor Vehicle Mechanics
  • Music/ sound production
  • Nail technology
  • Networking (N+
  • NURSING
  • Nutrition&Dietetics
  • PETROLEUM GEOSCIENCE
  • PETROLEUM MANAGEMENT
  • Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy Courses
  • Plumbing and Metal Work
  • post graduarte programs
  • Private Pilot's License
  • Procurement and Supply
  • Psychology
  • Public Relations
  • Purchasing & Supply Mgt Diploma
  • Radio Studio Production
  • RAILWAY&MARINE TRAINING
  • Risk Management
  • Roads Construction
  • Sales and Marketing
  • SALON MANAGEMENT
  • school of leadership
  • School of Theology
  • SCIENCES
  • Secretarial Studies
  • SOCIAL SCIENCES
  • SOCIAL STUDIES
  • Stoke Keeping
  • Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development
  • TEACHING PRACTICE
  • Technical Drawing
  • Tourism Management
  • Travel and Tourism Management
  • Travel Tourism & Hospitality
  • Video production
  • Water Engineering
  • Water Technology
  • Web Design

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