Course of the Week- Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor of Commerce is designed to provide a student with a wide range of managerial skills while at the same time, builds competence in a particular area of business studies. It is one of the most marketable courses in Kenya.
The program is offered by the School of Business in the College of Human Resource Development (COHRED).
The degree will prepare one for a successful career in business. The program combines theory with practice to teach you how businesses operate and gives you the analytical, technical, and practical skills to apply your knowledge effectively in the business world.

The degree allows for students to major in various options which include:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Banking
  • Marketing
  • Human Resource
  • Administration

Completion of the degree with the accounting major, for example, allows students to apply for associate membership of the professional accounting bodies.
The program takes four (4) academic years to complete which are fast tracked to three (3) years through a trimester process.

Minimum Entry Requirements
Mean Grade C+ in KCSE and above with C in Mathematics and C in English
OR KACE certificate with a minimum of two principal passes and a minimum of credit pass in Mathematics at KCEOR Diploma or professional certificate holder and diploma in the relevant field with a Credit pass from an institute recognized by the University Senate with KCSE C

Career Paths
The Bachelor of Commerce program prepares you for a career in

  • Accounting
  • Banking
  • Financial management
  • Information systems
  • Management.

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