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Bachelor of Purchasing & Supplies Management (BPSM)

Bachelor of Purchasing & Supplies Management (BPSM)

The Bachelor of Purchasing and Supplies Management degree prepares candidates to work in areas of purchasing and Supplies in both private and public sectors. The course is structured to reflect the dynamic changes in purchasing and Supplies processes and provides a basis for, the world of work. It also provides academic, professional, and ethical principles and practices in decision making in an operating business environment.

The programme is meant to meet the current needs in purchasing and Supplies chain management. It incorporates course units that will enable the graduates of the programme meet demands of the job market by providing solutions to problems prevailing in private and public procurement systems.


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Candidates wishing to study for the Bachelors degree must satisfy the minimum University requirements for admission.
Be a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C+ and a minimum of C in both Mathematics and English or Kiswahili. OR
Be a holder of KCE Division II with credit pass in both Mathematics and English/Kiswahili. OR

Be a holder of KACE certificate with a minimum of two principal passes and subsidiary pass and a minimum of credit pass in Mathematics at KCE. OR
Be a holder of Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies Management with minimum of credit pass from JKUAT. OR
Be a holder of Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies Management with five years of relevant work experience. OR


Distance learning mode: online application for admission is a subject to verification of certified original testimonials during registration and orientation period done in each semester.


Distance learning: Online tuition, two (2) online CATs, one (1) sit-in CAT towards the end of semester, and one end of semester examinations.
Continuing Education: two (2) CATs, sit-in end of semester examinations.




Distance Learning fee for a minimum of 3 Modules per semester: Kshs 19,750/-
Continuing Education fee for the First semester: 82,711/-

For more enquiries and further clarification of the course, kindly contact the Administrators in charge of the course, School of Open Distance and eLearning
Contact persons:

S.AA Mr. Francis Njeru
In charge of the course on Continuing Education Mode: Zetech college- Nairobi CBD area; an affiliated JKUAT centre

Admin Ms. Mary Mucheru
In charge of the course on Distance Learning Mode
mary.mucheru@jkuat.ac.ke  mary.mucheru@jkuat.ac.ke

Ms. Ray Ibukah
Administrator of Online Students & Distance Learning Programmes


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