A candidate shall be awarded the certificate if he/she has been registered in the University and has successfully completed all the courses in a programme approved by Senate.
A candidate shall be awarded the Diploma if he/she has been registered in the University and has successfully completed all the courses in a programme approved by Senate.
- Except where otherwise provided by the Statutes, a candidate shall be conferred the Bachelor’s degree who has undertaken an approved course of study and satisfied all the requirements as an undergraduate after admission and subsequent registration for the prescribed period.
- The University Senate may accept, as part of the attendance of a student of the University qualifying the student for the conferment of the Bachelor’s Degree, a period of attendance as a student of another University or Institution recognized by the University Senate. This would permit the student exemption from some examinations of the University. Provided that no student shall be conferred the bachelor’s Degree unless:
- The student shall have undertaken an approved course of study of the University for at least two (2) academic years, of which one shall be the final year;
- The period of attendance as a student at such other University or Institution and at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology are together not less than the complete period prescribed for the conferment of the degree;
- The student shall have passed such examinations of the University as shall be prescribed by the University Senate;
- The student shall have complied in all other respects with the requirements for conferment of the degree; and,
- The student shall have paid fees as determined by the Council.
- Subject to the provisions of clauses (a) to (c) of paragraph 3 of this Statute, the University Senate may accept periods of attendance and examinations of a candidate in any other School of the University as exempting the candidate from attendance in such subject prescribed for a degree.
- A person who has graduated in another University, or is able to give satisfactory evidence of his qualifications, may be admitted as a student to courses of study and research in the University and may proceed to a higher degree under special conditions as Senate may prescribe.
A candidate shall be conferred a Masters degree if he/she has been registered in the University and has pursued such advanced programme of study or research, or both, as may be approved by the Senate, and has successfully completed.
A candidate shall be conferred the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy if he/she:
- Has been registered for the degree as a student of the University for a period of not less than thirty-six (36) months and after satisfying the requirements for the award concerned, or after admission to the status of that degree, or after admission as a research student;
- Has worked in consultation with a supervisor or supervisors as the University Senate may direct; and
- Has submitted a thesis which makes a distinct contribution to the knowledge and understanding of the subject and affords evidence of the exercise of independent critical thinking.
Subject to the provisions of paragraph of our Statute, a candidate shall not be awarded a higher Doctorate in any School/Institute, until at least five years after he/she has been awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy