WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$3,620 /year
Final Award:Bachelor of Business Information Technology
Start Date:March 2020
Academic Unit:Faculty of Information Technology
Campus:Madaraka Campus
Application Deadline:
Programme Overview

The Bachelor of Business Information Technology is a degree programme that prepares students to work in the fields of software development, database administration and networking. It is a modern course that brings together two key aspects of computer training, that is, the link between Information Technology and the business environment.

The programme prepares students for the job market through thorough knowledge of Information Technology with an understanding and appreciation of how business is organised and managed.

Why study BBIT?
The course is structured to focus on issues surrounding development and implementation of IT solutions that meet the organizational strategies, that is:
– Strategic use of information systems to give businesses a competitive advantage through proper information management
– Management of ICT as a strategic corporate resource


Programme structure
The Bachelor of Business Information Technology course is offered in two stages: Stage I (Year I and II) and Stage II (Year III and IV). Stage I consists of twenty eight units and Stage II consists of twenty seven units. Each stage is equivalent to two academic years. At the end of Stage I, the students are required to go for Community based attachment and at the end of Stage II, the students are required to go for Industrial Attachment where they are expected to apply the acquired skills in real life workplace.

Admission Requirements

• Applicants must meet the following requirement:
• KCSE Mean grade of C+
• 6 Credits at O level, A level 2 principal passes and 1 subsidiary
• IB minimum 24 out of 45.
• A distinction in the Strathmore Entrance Exam.
• Proven leadership skills in school & community and outstanding performance in extra-curricular activities are an added advantage.

All candidates meeting the entry requirement are required to sit the University entrance examination in English, Mathematics and an oral interview.

Interviews are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:00 am.

Application Process
Application Fees for Kenyan Students: $18
Application Fees for International Students: $18

Candidates will report to Strathmore University by 8 a.m (Tuesday and Thursday), when interviews are conducted, and bring the following:
– 2 Passport size photos
– Copy of ID or passport or birth certificate
– Copies and originals of academic, professional certificates including K.C.S.E results’ slip
– KShs. 2000 entrance examination fee

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for this programme include:
– Systems analysts and designers
– System developers
– Network administrators
– Database developers and administrators
– Managers of IT departments
– Project managers
– Researchers in IT-related fields requiring data analysis
– IT Trainers
– Future CEOs

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Tuition Fees for Kenyan Students: $3,620
Tuition Fees for International Students: $3,671

Tuition Fees for Kenyan Students = 400,387 KES
Tuition Fees for International Students = 405,987 KES
**The fees can be changed at anytime as decided by the school authorities.

Relevant Contact

Dr Joseph Onderi Orero
Dean, Faculty of Information Technology
Admissions Office
For Admissions Enquiries
General School Office
For General Enquiries