This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
First degree/qualification: Bachelor's degree (4-6 years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: Upper ranges of class II lower.
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 4-6 year bachelor's degree.
Documents required: Official transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded.
Description: Instituted in 1984 with emphasis in science and technology. Until 1991 pre-university study was comprised of ordinary and advanced levels representing 13 years of education; the bachelor's degree was 3-4 years in duration. Since the 1990-91 academic year the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education, representing 12 years of education, is the usual admission requirement. The degree length is 4-6 years.
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Not all first degrees classified; can receive class I, class II, division i or division ii honours, or be conferred as pass. Course results reported annually.
Language of instruction: English.
Master's: 2 years after specified first degree.
Ph.D.: 3 years after master's degree; by research and thesis.
Last updated: May 09, 2005