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Tuition Fees:$0 /year
Final Award:Bachelor of Business Science in Financial Engineering
Start Date:March 2020
Academic Unit:Strathmore University Institute of Mathematical Sciences
Campus:Madaraka Campus
Application Deadline:
Programme Overview

The Bachelor of Business Science in Financial Engineering degree offered at Strathmore is designed as a modern and exciting discipline that prepares students to capitalize on the financial industry’s growing reliance on quantitative analysis.

By becoming skilled at data management, modelling, finance theory, and computer programming, students position themselves to land some of the financial world’s most sophisticated and competitive jobs.

The unique quantitative approach in this course makes the programme both challenging and very rewarding. The program is designed for students attracted to the pace and rigour of a career in quantitative and computational finance.

Programme strengths
– Applied Learning Approach
– Close and active Industry interaction
– Specialized Financial software training
– Computational software training

Admission Requirements

• A minimum mean grade of B-.
• 6 credits at O-level, A level 3 principal passes
• IB Diploma 34 points 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 and Mathematics and an oral interview. Interviews are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:00 am. Candidates are required to bring originals and copies of relevant academic certificates, 2 passport-size photographs, a photocopy of birth certificate or National ID or passport and exam fee Ksh 1,800 entrance.

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: $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

The Bachelor of Business Science in Financial Engineering prepares graduates for careers in:
– Banking,
– Risk Management,
– Global Capital Markets,
– Exchange,
– Asset Management,
– Regulatory,
– Quant Trading, and Academia. As such, sample employers include: Central Banks, Nairobi Stock Exchange, Thomson Reuters, Ernst & Young, Citigroup, GE Capital, Futures First among others.

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Tuition Fees for Kenyan Students: $0
Tuition Fees for International Students: $0

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The fees can be changed at anytime as decided by the school authorities.

Relevant Contact

General School Office
For General Enquiries
Admissions Office
For Admissions Enquiries
Ferdinand Okoth Othieno
Dean, Strathmore University Institute of Mathematical Sciences