WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$2,888 /year
Final Award:Master of Commerce
Start Date:May 2020
Academic Unit:Strathmore Business School
Campus:Madaraka Campus
Application Deadline:
Programme Overview

The Master of Commerce (MCOM) is a programme designed for those who wish to advance academically and professionally in business science, with specializations in Strategic Management Accounting, Sustainability Accounting, Finance, Marketing, International Business Management, Management Science and Strategic Management.The MCOM programme seeks to prepare students, not only in the academic fi­eld but also prepares graduates to manage organisations in diverse operations. The programme equips candidates with critical skills which are required in the workplace.

Programme Objectives
The overall aim of the programme is to produce business scientists who are capable of handling the dynamic business environment and transform their organisations. It also prepares graduates to pursue advanced research without having to undergo preparatory classes.


The MCOM programme is structured into a total of 21 units comprising:
– 8 common units
– 5 specialisation units
– 2 elective units
– 6 research equivalent units.

Admission Requirements

The following are eligible for admission into the Master of Commerce (MCOM) programme:
– Holders of First Class (or GPA of 3.45 – 4) or Upper Second Class (or GPA of 2.85 – 3.44) degrees in Commerce or Business Studies from recognised universities; or
– Holders of Lower Second Class degrees in Commerce or Business Studies or at least 2.5 GPA plus Postgraduate Diplomas or Certificates in relevant fields of study; or with at least two years working experience in a business or research environment.
– You must have had at least a C+ mean grade at KCSE or;
– C plain plus a diploma (diplomas take at least 2 years)

NOTE: If the certificate you obtained in your country is not mentioned above, please message the “Course Contacts” and they will be able to answer all your questions

Application Process
Application Fees for Kenyan Students: $23
Application Fees for International Students: $23

The following documents should be made available:

  1. A completed the Graduate Studies application form
  2. Certified copy of the undergraduate certificate
  3. Certified copy of the undergraduate transcript of records (TOR) in English giving full details of subjects studied and grades/marks obtained
  4. Certified copy of KCSE certificate
  5. English language proficiency results where required
  6. Two (2) completed Reference Forms from former undergraduate/graduate professors and/or employer particularly qualified to attest to the applicant’s qualification for graduate study
  7. An updated Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  8. 2 passport size photos
  9. A copy of National Identity Card (ID) or copy of Passport (bio-data page)
  10. Kshs 2500/- application fee.

Send the documents to:

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for this programme include:
– Chartered Accountancy
– Company Secretary
– Chartered Financial Analyst
– Business Accounting and Taxation
– Certified Management Accountant
– Financial Risk Manager

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Tuition Fees for Kenyan Students: $2,888
Tuition Fees for International Students: $0

Tuition Fees for Kenyan Students = Kshs 318,360
Tuition Fees for International Students =
The fees can be changed at anytime as decided by the school authorities.

Relevant Contact

George N. Njenga
Dean, Strathmore Business School
Admissions Office
For Admissions Enquiries
General School Office
For General Enquiries