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About Us

PROFILE OF MMU
Multimedia University of Kenya (MMU) is a chartered public university established by the Kenyan Government under the Universities Act No. 42 of 2012 and the Multimedia University of Kenya Charter 2013.

ACADEMIC PROFILE

Campuses

MMU’s Main Campus is situated on a 115 hectares piece of land in a serene environment 25 Kilometres south of Nairobi along Magadi road, a kilometer away from Ongata Rongai town.
The Nairobi CBD Campus is located at Uniafric House – Loita Street, 4th Floor.

Faculties

  1. Currently MMU offers Degree, Diploma and Certificate programmes under
  2. Faculties of Engineering and Technology;
  3. Faculty of Computing Information Technology;
  4. Faculty of Media and Communication;
  5. Faculty of Business and Law; and
  6. Faculty of Science

MMU also offers short, skill-based courses at the Centre for Further Education.
The university has collaborations and partnerships with other local and international organizations and universities. These cater to development projects; student and staff exchange programmes; internship opportunities among other benefits.

Academic Programmes
Multimedia University of Kenya is a modern day state-of-the-art public university. Given the vast and rich communication history of the institution, the university has particularly positioned itself to serving and being the market leader in the fields of IT, Media, Science, Engineering and Business.

Our Academic Programmes are designed in consultation with the industry so as to ensure relevant and quality education is offered to all students.
The university takes the lead in offering new academic programmes in the following fields:

  1. Film & Animation,
  2. Mechatronic Engineering
  3. Mathematics and Computer Science

BRIEF HISTORY OF MMU

2013 – Received a Charter to become a fully fledged University.
2008 -Transformed to Multimedia University of Kenya under Legal Notice No. 155 of 2008.
2006 – Became CCK subsidiary after privatization of TKL.
1999 – Became a subsidiary of Telkom Kenya Ltd. (TKL) due to KPTC splitting into Postal Corporation of Kenya (PCK), Telkom Kenya Ltd and Communications Commission of Kenya.
1992 – Upgraded to Kenya College of Communications Technology (KCCT) under KPTC.
1977 – Control vested in Kenya Posts & Telecommunications Corporation (KPTC) when East African Community collapsed.
1948 – Founded as Central Training School. (CTS) to serve East African Posts Training School.

THE FUTURE OF MMU

Multimedia University of Kenya’s vision is in sync with Kenya Vision 2030. As an Information age institution MMU shall play a pivotal role in the ICT initiatives in terms of providing qualified personnel for the fulfillment of the vision.

The University will unveil more training programmes by the faculties and schools both at undergraduate and post graduate levels. These courses will be offered in consultation with market leaders so as to address the quality and relevance.

Being an ICT Centre of Excellence, the university looks forward to hosting the Open University of Kenya and the establishment of the Kenya Advanced Institute of Science and Technology by the Korean Government.

The university is always open to enhancing its opportunities, expanding its capacity and signing more partnerships/ MOUs which benefit the University and community.

Therefore, we welcome all interested individuals and organizations to contact us on pr@mmu.ac.ke

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