School of Natural Resources & Environmental Studies

Fish farmers undergo training on pond management at Karatina University

The School of Natural Resources & Environmental Studies is dedicated and receptive to engagements for mutual benefit to the society and the graduates. Its mandate is to create an avenue for information interchange pertaining to Natural Resources Management for a better today and tomorrow. The School empowers graduates with appropriate knowledge and skills necessary in promoting entrepreneurship and community development in natural resources utilization and conservation of the environment.
This School appreciates that the world’s finite natural resources are experiencing unsustainable exploitation by the runaway human population and wanton destruction. Thus, it is critical to develop and inspire professionals with specialized skills in natural resources and environmental management to sustain the prudent use of these resources.
The School offers Postgraduate, Undergraduate, Diploma and Certificate programs.

It comprises two departments namely:
• Department of Natural Resources
• Department of Environmental Studies

Programs Offered:
- Master of Science in Wildlife Management
- Master of Science in Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences
- Master of Science in Environmental Studies

- Bachelor of Science in Natural Resources
- Bachelor of Science in Forestry
- Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies
- Bachelor of Science in Aquaculture Technology and Management

- Diploma in Tourism & Wildlife Studies
- Diploma in Aquaculture Technology and Management
- Certificate in Wildlife Sanctuary management
- Certificate in Community Wildlife Management
- Certificate in Urban Forestry and Landscaping
- Certificate in Fish pond construction and management
- Certificate in Aquaculture Technology and Management


 

Karatina University has intakes in January, May, and September for Full Time, Weekend and Evening classes. Other intakes are in April, August and December for School Based Programmes

 

Application Procedure: Application forms can be obtained from Karatina University, Main Campus, Karatina University Town Campus (Telkom Building in Karatina Town), Nanyuki Campus (Telkom/Orange Building) or can be downloaded here

 

Application fee is Ksh. 3,000 for PhD programmes, Ksh. 2,000 for Masters Programmes, Ksh. 1,000 for Undergraduate Programmes and Ksh. 500 for Diploma & and Certificate Programmes. Payments should be made in Bankers Cheque in favour of Karatina University or direct deposit to the University Account: Equity Bank, Karatina Branch, Ac. No. 0040298291603

 

Duly filled application forms (with relevant certificates and application payment slip attached) should be sent to:

 

 The Registrar

 

(Academic, Research and Student Affairs)
P.O. Box 1957 – 10101
KARATINA

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Karatina University Contacts

P.O. BOX 1957—10101, Karatina, Kenya.

Tel: (+254) 20 2176 713/ Mob: (+254) 729 721 200

eMail: info@karu.ac.ke or admissions@karu.ac.ke

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