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KENYATTA UNIVERSITY: DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION) ENTRY REQUIREMENTS, PROGRAMME DURATION, EXAMINATION REGULATION, GRADING SYSTEM AND UNIT CODES

Entry Requirement

To qualify for admission, candidates must meet the following academic, professional and other

qualifications:-

i. A holder of a masters degree in early childhood studies from Kenyatta university or any other accredited university OR

ii. A holder of a master’s degree in a related area with three or more years of experience in

early childhood services.

Mode of Study

PhD is offered through the regular mode only. The programme will consist of coursework, examination and thesis. It is offered initially through the residential/ regular (full time) mode. The course will take a minimum of three years and maximum of four years as follows: during the first year of study, the candidate will be required to take 8 units of which five are core units and three are elective. During the second year, the student is expected to develop, defend and submit the proposal for the dissertation.

During the third and fourth years, the candidate will be required to collect and analyze the research data and write, defend and submit the thesis

Certification

The programme will lead to the award of a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Early Childhood Studies.

Examination

The final written examination will constitute 70% of the total mark while the continuous assessment and assignments will constitute 30%. The pass mark of each course shall be 50%.

Unit Code and Title

ECE 900: Advanced Child Development Theory

ECE 901: Practical Computer Applications

ECE 902: Advanced Research in Early Childhood Education

ECE 903: Advanced Educational Statistics

ECE 904: Psychological Assessment of Young Children

Electives (select 3)

ECE 905: Curriculum Development in Early Childhood Education

ECE 906: Advanced Personality Theory

ECE 907: Reading Assessment and Remediation

ECE 908: Community Mobilization and Participation

ECE 910: Developmental Neuropsychology

ECE 911: Theory and Research in Psychology of Language

ECE 912: Gender Education

ECE 913: Thesis

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