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Tuition Fees:$828 /year
Applications Begin:August 2021
Final Award:Bachelor of Commerce
Start Date:September 2021
Academic Unit:School of Business and Economics
Campus:Main Campus
Application Deadline: September 2021
Programme Overview

The programme is meant to meet the current need for managers with broad based training, who are at the same time specialists in a given area of business. Students will be equipped with the most current and appropriate knowledge for service to the business community.

The flexibility of the Bachelor of Commerce programme will allow Learners to experience a variety of business disciplines before choosing one to major in. Students can major in the following disciplines

  1. Accounting
  2. Finance
  3. Marketing
  4. Human Resource Management
  5. Banking and Finance
  6. Purchasing and Supplies Management

Course Rationale
The B.Com program offers an intellectually challenging curriculum which provides students with an education for careers in business. The interdisciplinary nature of the program allows students to analyze, formulate, judge, and solve challenging business problems. The course is structured to reflect the changing world of commerce and to provide a firm foundation for the world of work, including the necessary skills, ethical principles and general knowledge needed for decision-making in a business environment.

Why study the program
The business world today requires dynamic players who are well anchored in their disciplines to be able to proactively deal with challenges in dynamic and highly competitive situations. This program prepares one to be versatile in their approach to business


Course Duration
The course takes duration of four academic years

Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements
KCSE or equivalent certificate with a minimum of C+ and grade C+ (plus) in both Mathematics and English or similar grades in an equivalent examination approved by the University Senate in liaison with CUE
Applicants who are in possession of a relevant Diploma

A student is eligible for credit transfer for similar units undertaken in an institution of higher learning recognized by the commission for higher education subject to the University policy on credit transfers.

Application Process
Application Fees for Kenyan and East African applicants: $9
Application Fees for International Students: $46

Application Guidelines:
**Application forms can be downloaded from or collected from the school campuses/ marketing centres. Duly filled application forms should be addressed to the Registrar – Academic Administration.

The following Documents should be made available:
– Copies of all academic certificates including secondary school certificates, Bachelors, Diplomas & Certificate level transcripts and certificates.
– One (1) recent passport size photograph (write your name on reverse side)
– Copy of national I.D/Passport.

Application fee is as follows:
– a) Kshs 1000 for Certificate, Diploma and under- graduate programs for the East African applicants. USD 50 for the Non-East African Applicants.
– Kshs 2000 for Postgraduate programmes for East African Applicants. USD 100 for Non-East African Applicants.

Application for admission does not guarantee admission into the University for course applied for; this will be subject to fulfilment of all requirements and class size as approved by the University Senate.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for this programme include:
– Chartered Accountants
– Chartered Financial Analyst
– Company Secretary
– Loans executive
– Human Resource manager
– Certified Financial Planner
– Economist
– Venture capitalist.

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Tuition Fees for Kenyan and East African applicants: $828
Tuition Fees for International Students: $993

Tuition Fees for Kenyan Students = Kshs. 91,100
Tuition Fees for International Students = Kshs 109,320
Students from Countries in the East African  Community (EAC), pay the same amount as Kenyan Students. The six countries in the East African Community include; Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.

– All international students (Non East African) are to pay additional (statutory fee, quality assurance & tuition fee) of 20% above the normal fee.
– The university fees payment can also be done in easy instalments within the semester. The instalments are as follows: 30% upon registration, 30%- second instalment, 20%-third instalment 20% – fourth instalment.

Relevant Contact

School of Business and Economics Office
Responsible for School Enquiries
General School Office
General Enquiries
Admissions Office
Admission Enquiries