Bachelor of Commerce
Candidates shall be admitted to the degree of Bachelor of Commerce upon satisfying the minimum entrance requirement of the University.
Candidates will be required to have any of the following qualification:
i. Mean grade of KCSE C+ or equivalent with at least C in Mathematics and English
ii. Advanced Level certificate with 2 principal passes and a credit pass in Mathematics at ‘O’ Level
iii. Degree from a recognized university
iv. Diploma in a relevant field from a recognized institution OR CPA/CPS Part II or equivalent with at least Mean grade of C (plain) at KCSE and C (plain) in Mathematics and English.
v. Mean grade of C- at KCSE and progressed from certificate to Diploma at Kenyatta University or any other recognized/accredited Institutions.
Programme Structure and Duration
In the Bachelor of Commerce programme, students are expected to take a minimum of 49 units to qualify for graduation. During the first year and second year all the units are common, in the third, students move to specializations of their choice. The Bachelor of Commerce Undergraduate programme shall extend over a period of four (4) academic years.
A student in the School of Business may choose courses from the following departments:
a. Accounting and Finance
b. Business Administration
c. Management Sciences
d. Human Resource Management
In the First Year of study, a student shall be required to take a minimum of thirteen (13) units distributed as follows: Three (3) University units i.e. UCU 100: Communication Skills, UCU101: Development Studies, UCU 103: Introduction to Critical and Creative Thinking and Ten (10) departmental units chosen from the departments within the School, such that the student takes an approved combination of units from each department. An approved combination of subjects after the first year of study shall have a minimum of Twelve (12) units per academic year. In all the years of study, permission to take a specific unit shall be subject to a student meeting the departmental requirements. Subject to the approval of the Department concerned, a student may be permitted to take one audit unit per subject per year. Such a unit will not be examined and may be a service unit, offered by any department. At the beginning of level three of study, students shall be required to choose a study option from the list of academic options offered in the School of Business, namely:
a) Accounting and Finance Department
b) Business Administration
c) Management Sciences
i) Management Science
ii) Actuarial Science
iii) Procurement and Supply Chain Option
d) Human Resource Management
i) Human Resource Management
Common University Examination Regulations shall apply.