Nairobi Campus

Nairobi Campus

Nairobi Campus was established in 2009. It is located at the heart of Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, and operates from four locations namely MKU Towers, and MKU Union Towers (all along Moi Avenue). This is a non-residential Campus and the bulk of her students are either working-class professionals seeking to bolster their professional skills by attending evening classes, or fresh KCSE graduates just starting off their tertiary education. Besides the regular and evening academic programmes, the Campus also hosts the School of Law (at Parklands), and the Institute of Justice and Security Studies.

Nairobi Campus

MKU Towers The campus is located along Moi Avenue, it is a storey building that has the reception, library, admissions office, lecture rooms and the department of journalism training studio.

Chancellors Tower

MKU Union Towers holds among other things the campus management offices, Graduate Enterprise Academy, Equip Africa Institute, lecture halls and postgraduate centre

Journalism Studio

The Mount Kenya University journalism department acquired yet another studio/training facility. The facility which was launched on 10th June 2016 in the Nairobi Campus Journalism Department will go a long way in training professionals in the field.

Speaking during the launch, NTV Managing Editor Linus Kaikai who was the guest speaker during the launch challenged the students to make useful the facility. Mount Kenya University Journalism Department is committed to its perspective and philosophy in contributing to the development of Kenya’s media and efficiently deploying the media in the development of the country, it is in this pursuit the department is seeking to develop its plans and programs towards achieving distinction and excellence. The journalism department holds regular workshops and also organises academic trips to media facilities so as to provide the students with the opportunity to learn by interacting with the industry professionals. The department offers a two-year programme in Diploma in Journalism and mass communication, a Diploma in public Relations and Diplomacy programme and four-year Degree programs for aspiring journalists hoping to gain expertise, with a focus on challenges and opportunities in the industry. During the learning process, students select a major in one of four subject areas; broadcast media, print media, advertising or public relations. The department has also partnered with Nation Media Group in an initiative that will see students benefit through programs that enhance practical training.

A postgraduate centre has been opened at the Nairobi campus of Mount Kenya University. The facility has seminar rooms, a resource centre, consultation rooms and a video conferencing room (Zoom room). The resource centre incorporates a library with latest editions of research textbooks and an e-learning section with statistical software to aid in data analysis. It also has the originality checker software that postgraduate students can use to check the originality of their work before submitting it for examination,