The programme is both academic and practical in its orientation. The teaching method methods applied include lecturers, tutorials, assignments, class discussions, case analysis and research. Students are evaluated on the basis of class attendance and participation, performance in assignments, tests and in final examinations done at the end of each semester. Links with the business community, industry and other business schools provide an important component.
Final examinations for all the course units are University Examinations and are governed by the relevant regulations of the University. Each registered course unit shall be evaluated through course work and a two-hour final examination.
A candidate who fails an examination in any course unit shall be allowed to sit for supplementary examination in or repeat the failed course unit. The maximum mark awarded for a supplementary or repeat examination is 40%; A candidate who fails an examination in an elective course unit may opt to take a different course unit if the candidate is not inclined to sit for supplementary examination in or repeat the failed course unit;
The degree awarded shall be Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com). The Bachelor of Commerce degree certificate shall be inscribed either in Accounting Option, Finance Option, Risk Management and Insurance Option, Human Resource Management Option, Marketing Option, Business Information Systems Option, Procurement and Supply Chain Management Option, and Operations Management Option.
CREDIT TRANSFER AND EXEMPTIONS
Exemptions shall only be applicable in levels I and II (Part I) of the programme.
Applicants who have completed course units equivalent to those offered in the B.Com programme at
Degree or equivalent level from recognized Universities or institutions may be exempted for those
units but only after passing exemption examinations and/or interviews
Programme Duration, Structure and Mode of Study
The BCom Programme is offered in three modes, that is Module I or Regular which is for Government sponsored students, Module II ( evening) for self-sponsored students.
The Mode of Study is Face to face and Online.
Module I will run for eight semesters of 15 weeks each.
b) Each course unit in the programme has a loading of a minimum of 45 hours.
a) Module II will run for a minimum of eight semesters of 15 weeks each and a maximum of 24 semesters
from the date of registration.
b) The minimum semester load shall be 2-course units and maximum shall be 6 course units.
c) Each course unit in the programme has a loading of a minimum of 45 hours.
Structure of the programme
- The programme is organized into two parts, Part I consisting of Year/Level I and Year/Level II; and Part II consisting of Year/Level III and Year/Level IV.
- To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Commerce degree, a candidate must successfully complete a minimum of 46 course units.
- The course units are divided into common, core, specialization, and elective course units that are organized as follows:
Year/Level Core Common Specialization Electives Total
I 9 3 12
II 12 12
III 6 5 1 12
IV 3 5 2 10
TOTAL 30 3 10 3 46
Admission will be on the basis of academic qualifications and more specifically will be governed by any one of the following Senate approved regulations:
The following are eligible for admission into the programme:
a) Holder of KCSE certificate with a minimum aggregate of C+ and a minimum of C in both Mathematics and English/Kiswahili.
b) Holder of KACE certificate with a minimum of two principal passes and a minimum of a credit (6) pass in Mathematics at KCE.
c) Holder of a degree from a recognized university.
d) Holder of a diploma from a recognized institution.
e)Holder of CPA/CPS Part II or equivalent professional qualification.
f) Holder of pre-university qualification with minimum average score of C or equivalent from a recognized university.
g) Holder of qualifications deemed to be equivalent to any of the above.
- Company Secretary
- Business Analyst
- Finance Officer
- Sales Analyst
- Junior Analyst
- Tax Accountant
- Stock Broker
- Business Development Trainee
Fees and Funding
|BACHELOR OF COMMERCE - D33|
|MEDICAL FEE (PER YEAR)||6500|
|ICT SERVICES - (PER YEAR)||7000|
|CAUTION - (ONCE)||5000|
|ACTIVITY-( PER YEAR)||2000|
|REGISTRATION (PER SEMESTER@2250)||2250|
|STUDENT ORGANISATION(PER YEAR)||1000|
|EXAMINATION (PER UNIT @1000)||1000|
|ID CARD ( PER YEAR)||1000|
|LIBRARY (PER YEAR)||4000|
|BACHELOR OF COMMERCE COMPLETED IN 8 SEMESTERS (46 UNITS)|
|SEMESTER 1||6 UNITS||142750|
|SEMESTER 2||6 UNITS||116250|
|SEMESTER 3||6 UNITS||116250|
|SEMESTER 4||6 UNITS||137750|
|SEMESTER 5||6 UNITS||116250|
|SEMESTER 6||6 UNITS||116250|
|SEMESTER 7||6 UNITS||137750|
|SEMESTER 8||3 UNITS&MRP||78250|