Frequently asked questions.
When does your academic year begin, and how many semesters do you have in an academic year?
The academic year begins every September and runs through to August of the next year. And within one academic year, there are three semesters: September, January and May semesters.
How many Degree programmes do you have?
We offer the follwoing Degree Programmes:
- MA Islamic Studies
- B A Islamic Studies
- BA Islamic Sharia
- Bsc Nursing (Direct) and Bsc Nursing (Upgrading)
- Bachelor of Business Management with the following options:
Supplies and Procurement
- BSc Computer Science
Is the degree I acquire from Umma University recognized?
Umma is accredited in Kenya by the Commission for University Education (CUE) therefore Umma is degree recognized not only in Kenya but also worldwide.
Which documents must I submit during application?
The admissions requirements are set according to the degree program that a student is applying to. This means that the number and type of required documents vary depending on the degree program applied for.
Can I study through correspondence or distance learning?
The University does not offer any correspondence courses or distance learning. All courses are through regular class attendance.