The department has responsibility over the following;
i. Formulate, implement and review postgraduate study regulations;
ii. Facilitate admission of postgraduate students on the recommendation of respective schools;
iii. Solicit and administer postgraduate scholarships and research grants;
iv. Administer and process postgraduate theses;
v. Ensure conduct and supervision of postgraduate programmes;
vi. Appoint supervisors, internal and external examiners and constitute the Postgraduate Board of Examiners;
vii. Coordinate the supervision of postgraduate students following the principles and requirements of:-
a. Competence and specialization;
viii. Develop and maintain a database of ongoing and published research arising from postgraduate students in the university college;
ix. Maintain records of all past and present postgraduate students.
Partnerships and Linkages
x. Initiate, facilitate and sustain linkages between Bomet University College and other universities or similar institutions inside and outside Kenya;
xi. Liaising with Deans and Heads of Departments on linkages and partnerships
xii. Coordinating exchange programmes and sabbatical programmes;
xiii. Providing advisory services to international students and faculty at the university college.