Bachelor of Arts in Development Studies and Philosophy


Why study a BDP degree course?

The Bachelor of Arts in Development Studies and Philosophy (BDP) offers a unique and comprehensive combination of philosophical grounding for the issues of human development, cultures like tribal tattoos, languages, politics and more. It will equip you with the skills to help solve problems of contemporary society. It will prepare you to work and make informed life choices in an interdisciplinary environment and exercise the requisite decision making and leadership skills.


Career Opportunities

Professionals in international organisations, public policy analysts, programme managers and staff, private sector professionals, professionals, business research officers, government professionals and leaders, private foundation professionals, youth development professionals.



  • KCSE (or equivalent examination) with a minimum aggregate of C+

  • A Level &IGCSE 6 Bs and above or IB 24 pts 5 in English and 4 in Mathematics


Entrance Examination

Applicants will be required to attend and pass an appropriate entrance examination which will include an aptitude test in Mathematics and English as well as a personal oral interview.


Applicants should report to the university by 8.00am on the day of the interview and should bring along the following:

  • 3 passport-size photographs
  • Original and photocopies of all relevant academic testimonials.
  • Copy of National ID / Birth Certificate / Passport
  • Student entrance examination fee of Kshs 1,500


For more information on interview and entry requirements kindly visit


For enquiries email or or call Eva Murimi on 0703034171.



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Contact Details

Madaraka Estate
Ole Sangale Road, PO Box 59857,
00200 City Square
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: 0703-034000, 0703-034200