Undergraduate Programmes

Undergraduate Programmes

Undergraduate programmes within the School of Tourism, Hospitality and Events Management emphasizes student centered learning approach in which the main training characteristics include combinations of problem based learning, project oriented work-based and cooperate learning.  In problem based learning sessions, students are given different tasks related to topics under study where they are expected to do research and present in class. This approach to teaching has given our graduands an edge in the industry since they learn about case studies of anticipated scenarios they will encounter in the industry and they simulate methods of dealing with and making decisions about different occurrences. Further, the training in the school emphasises practical work, fieldwork and industrial attachments in keeping with the Kenya Vision 2030, National Tourism Policy, the Tourism Strategic Plan, and the Moi University Vision and Mission. Three (3) Undergraduate degree courses offered by the school (click on each course below for more details):

Entry Requirement

To be admitted into the undergraduate programme, the applicant must fulfil academic requirements as prescribed by Moi University:

  1. Mean Grade of C+ at KCSE or
  2. Two principal passes and the subsidiary pass at KACE – “A” Level or
  3. A Diploma in a related discipline from a recognized/accredited institution
  4. Higher National Diploma in a related discipline from a recognized/accredited institution
Duration of Course

The duration of the undergraduate program shall normally be four (4) academic years. Each academic year shall have two semesters and each semester shall take Sixteen weeks.


Common university examination regulations shall apply.

Student Assessment

Continuous Assessments 40%

End of Semester Examination 60%

Total 100%


Marks (%) Grade Cumulative Degree Classification
70-100 A            First Class Honours
60-69 B            Second Class Honours Upper Division
50-59 C            Second Class Honours Lower Division
40-49 D            Pass
Below 40   Fail

NB: The pass mark in any course/module shall normally be 40%.


To be able to satisfy all the requirements for graduating in this programme:

  1. Candidates must satisfy a minimum of 192 Units provided for in this programme
  2. Candidates must also, as part of the units, complete two industrial attachments in relevant sectors of the tourism industry.
  3. Candidates must also choose a foreign language, among the French, German, Spanish and Chinese on offer, and study it to completion as provided for in the curriculum

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