Master in Applied Philosophy and Ethics (MAPE)

The Master in Applied Philosophy and Ethics (MAPE) programme is designed for those who would like to advance academically and professionally in Philosophy and apply its content and methods to all areas of human endeavor. Graduate students are required to take all core courses in the programme as well as a research project. 

Graduate students will be prepared to discover and to train others in the fundamental Philosophical tools and concepts in depth and apply them to the most common areas of human activity with a clear ethical component. The program opens the way for candidates who may wish to develop further, their knowledge in Applied Philosophy and Ethics through research, with the intention of progressing to doctoral studies.

Entry Requirements for MAPE:

  1. Holders of First Class or Upper Second degrees in any academic field from recognized universities; or
  2. Holders of Lower Second Class degrees plus Postgraduate Diplomas or Certificates in any field of study; or with at least two years of working experience in teaching, managerial or research responsibilities.    
  3. In addition to meeting any one of the above admission criteria, applicants will be required to submit letters of recommendation supporting the applicants’ academic and professional abilities and attend and pass an oral interview and a Graduate Entrance Examination (GEE).


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All applicants need to meet the following entry requirements:

  1. Possess at least a first degree in any area from a recognized university
  2. Have at least 2 years of working experience
  3. Pass the interview and entrance examination held every Wednesday and Friday at 2:00 pm>> download practice test
    For alternative dates, contact:
    e-mail: Brian Njeru
    or call + 234 (0)703 034 243 + 234 (0)703 034 296

    On the day of the interview, bring the following documents:
  4. Filled application form >> download form
  5. Originals and copies of relevant certificates and complete academic transcripts with grades attained
  6. Two (2) completed Reference Forms >> Download reference forms
  7. An updated Curriculum Vitae/Resume.
  8. 3 passport size photos.
  9. A copy of National Identity Card (ID) or copy of Passport
  10. Kshs 2,500 Interview fee payable on the interview day

For more information and all inquiries:

E-mail: or  

Call:   +254 (0) 703 034 228 or  + 234 (0)703 034 243



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Contact Details

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