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University Placement 2019: Students who sat for the 2018 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Examinations (KCSE) did not apply for nine university degree courses. Following this shocking revelation, the failure by all the candidates who qualified for university to apply for these courses has raised concern on their marketability.

According to the Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service, placement results for 2019/20, none of the 90,000 students who qualified — scored C+ (plus) and above — to join university appeared interested in pursuing the following programmes:

1). Bachelor of Theology,

2). Technology in Mechanical Ventilation and Air Conditioning,

3). Bachelor of Arts in Peace and Conflict studies 

4). Business Administration

5). Bachelor of Science (Aquatic Resources Conservation and Development, with Information Technology),

6). Bachelor of Science (Natural Products)

7). Bachelor of Science (Environmental and Resource Management).

8). Social Work and Community Development,

At the same time, no student was selected to join 98 other courses because they either did not qualify, or were placed to one of their other choices.

Among the 98 programmes with nil placements are:

1). Bachelor of Arts in:

a). Development Studies,

b). Applied Linguistics,

c). Translation and Interpretation,

d). Gender and Development.

3). Bachelor of Science in Geography Information Science,

5). Bachelor of Arts:

a). Childcare and Protection,

b). Catering and Hotel Management,

c). Biblical Studies,

d). Church Educational Ministries,

e). Pastoral Theology,

f). Youth Ministry,

g). Human Nutrition and Dietetics.

A total of 660,204 candidates sat for KCSE last year out of which, 89,486 have secured placement to degree courses of their choice in public and private universities under the government sponsorship.

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