Bachelor of Commerce

Overview

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.

EXAMINATION REGULATIONS

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;

 DEGREE AWARD

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

 

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.

  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Consultant
  • Company Secretary
  • Business Analyst
  • Finance Officer
  • Sales Analyst
  • Junior Analyst
  • Tax Accountant
  • Stock Broker
  • Economist
  • Business Development Trainee
BACHELOR OF COMMERCE - D33    
TUITION   18000
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
    Semester totals
Sem1 2 units 66750
  3 units 85750
  4 units 104750
  5 units 123750
  6 units 142750
    Semester totals
Sem2,3,5,6,8,9,11,12,14,15,17,18 2 units 40250
  3 units 59250
  4 units 78250
  5 units 97250
  6 units 116250
    Semester totals
Sem4,7,10,13,16,19 2 units 61750
  3 units 80750
  4 units 99750
  5 units 118750
  6 units 137750
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
Grand totals   961500