SCHOOL OF INFORMATION SCIENCES
The School of Information Sciences was established in 1988, to offer education and training for the information professions at undergraduate and postgraduate degree levels.
The School, then, established the Desktop Publishing Unit, currently the Moi University Press.
To be recognized internationally as a centre of excellence in Information Sciences.
To offer education and training by developing high-level manpower for the management of information systems, services and resources in the country through practical and development oriented programmes, research, continuing education programmes and community based information activities.
Library, Records Management and Information Studies
Publishing and Media Studies
Candidates must satisfy the minimum entrance requirements of the Joint Admissions Board and of Moi University as stipulated in the statutes. The candidates are selected on the basis of their performance in the following cluster of subjects in KCSE: English or Kiswahili, Mathematics, best remaining subject in group (iii), and best remaining subject in group (iv) or group (vi)
Admission may also be granted to candidates who meet minimum entrance requirements of the university and who are also holders of a relevant diploma qualification in one of the information sciences' disciplines; the diploma must have been passed with distinction or credit. Such candidates may be admitted directly into the second year of study.
Admission may also be granted to candidates with equivalent alternative on the recommendation of the School subject to the approval of Senate
Or any other qualification recognized by Senate as equivalent to the above.
Duration of Programmes: Four - Year Bachelor of Science in Information Sciences Degree Programme
1. The common Moi University admission requirements for M.Phil programmes shall apply.
2. They should hold at least Upper Second Class Honours in a relevant field.
3. Or any other qualification recognized by Senate as equivalent to the above.
Duration of Programmes: Two - Year Master of Philosophy in Information Sciences (library and information Studies)
1. The common university entry requirements shall apply.
2. In addition, candidates for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Library and Information Studies) must be either:
Holders of a masters degree in information sciences of Moi University, or
Holders of a masters degree in information sciences or a closely related discipline from a recognised university.
Or any other qualification recognized by Senate as equivalent
Duration of Programmes: Three - Year Doctor of Philosophy in Library Information Studies Degree Programme
NOTE: University Rules of admission also apply.
School of Information Sciences,
Bazaar Plaza, 6th floor, Moi Avenue,
P.O. Box 63056-00200, Nairobi, Kenya.
Tel; +254-020-2211206 Fax: 020-2220247