Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Commerce in Kenya

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Commerce(Commerce)
  • Major Subject: Commerce
  • Course Category: Degree Courses

Institutions Offering Bachelor of Commerce

  •  Maasai Mara University, Narok  
    Areas Specializations:-
    1. Accounting
    2. Finance and Banking
    3. Marketing Management
    4. Purchasing and Supplies Management
    5. Business Administration

    Duration: 4 years

    Minimum entry requirements:
    1. At least a mean grade of C+ (plus) and a C (plain) in English Language and C (plain) in Mathematics or at least a D+ in Mathematics and a C (plain) in Commerce, Business Studies, Accounting, or Economics; in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education; OR,
    2. At least two Principal and one Subsidiary passes in Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE); OR,
    3. A two-year Diploma in Entrepreneurship, Business Management, Economics, or any other business area of study from Maasai Mara University or any institution recognized by Maasai Mara University Senate with at least an overall grade of “Credit” to be admitted in the second year of study while those with an overall grade of “Pass” to be admitted in the first year of study; OR,
    4. A two-year Diploma in non-business area of study to be admitted in first year of study; OR,
    5. A one-year Diploma from Maasai Mara University or from other institutions recognized by Maasai Mara University Senate (e.g. KIM, ABE, CIM and CIPS) to be admitted in the first year of study.
    6. CPA/CPS 1, 2, or 3 to be admitted to either first, second, or third year of study respectively.
  •  Chuka University, Meru  
    Duration: 4 years

    Minimum entry requirements:
    1. University entry requirements of at least a C+.
    2. In addition, candidates must obtain at least the minimum cut-off points as determined from any one of the following four cluster subjects from revised K.C.S.E. structure.
    -English or Kiswahili
    3. At least any one from the following:
    -History and Government
    -Geography,
    -Christian Religious Education
    -Social Education & Ethics,
    -Hindu Religious Education or
    -Islamic Religious Education
    -Mathematics
    4. Either
    -Biology or Biological Sciences; or
    -Chemistry or Physics or
    -Physical Sciences
    Or Any one of the following: Accounts, Commerce or Economics
    5. A Candidate must obtain at least a C grade in mathematics. Those with less than a C grade must take and pass a bridging course in mathematics.
    6. Admission may be offered to CPA II and diploma holders in Co-operative Management, Banking, Finance, Agribusiness, Marketing, Insurance, Risk Management and Management Science passed with a credit or higher or their equivalent.
  •  Kenyatta University , Nairobi  
    Areas of specialization

    (i) Finance Option

    (ii) HRM Option

    (iii) Marketing Option

    (iv) Management Science Option

    (v) Procurement and Supply Chain Management Option

    (vi) Accounting Option

    (vii) Actuarial Science Option


    (viii) Entrepreneurship Option


    Course requirements

    (i) Mean grade of KCSE C+ or equivalent with at least C in Mathematics and English or

    (ii) Advanced Level certificate with 2 principal passes and a credit pass in Mathematics at ‘O’ Level or

    (iii) Degree from a recognized university or

    (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. or

    (v) Mean grade of C- at KCSE and progressed from certificate to Diploma at Kenyatta University or any other recognized/accredited Institutions



    Tuition Fees : 120,000.00

    Statutory Fees: 23,000.00

    Fee per Annum : 143,000.00
  •  Africa Nazarene University, Nairobi  
    Areas of Specialization
    1. Management
    2. Banking and Finance
    3. Entrepreneurship
    4. Human Resource Management

    Duration: 4 Academic years

    Minimum entry requirements:
    -Overall Grade of C+ in KCSE and C in Maths Or
    -2 principals & a Subsidiary (A’level), Or
    -5 credits in IGCSE or equivalent
    -Minimum GPA of 2.3 from Diploma
    -Credit pass at Diploma level

    Units:
    -Fundamentals of Accounting I
    -Fundamentals of Accounting II
    -Micro economics
    -Business Studies
    -Management Math I
    -Cost Accounting
    -Principles of Management
    -Macro economics
    -Management Math II
    -Entrepreneurship
    -Principles of marketing
    -Business Finance
    -Business Law
    -Human Resource Management
    -Business Statistics
    -Research Methods
    -Company Law
    -Management Information Systems
    -Managerial Accounting
    -Business policy & Ethics
    -Quantitative Techniques
    -Management Research Project.
  •  The Management University of Africa (MUA), Nairobi  
    Specialization options:

    (i) Accounting option (ACC)

    (ii) Finance and Banking option (FIN)

    (iii) Insurance and Risk Management option (INS)

    (iv) Entrepreneurial option (ENT)

    (v) Human Resource option (HRM)

    (vi) Marketing option (MKT)


    Entry requirements

    (i) KCSE - Mean Grade C+ with C plain in both
    Mathematics and English or Kiswahili; Mean Grade C
    or its equivalent with a diploma in the relevant area of
    study from a recognized institution.OR

    (ii) IGCSE - 5 Upper levels passes (equivalent to C+) OR

    (iii) GCE - Five (5), O’ Level (equivalent to C+) with a
    pass, C in Maths and English or Kiswahili OR

    (iv) 12th GRADE GPA of 2.5 or above OR

    (v) KACE - 2 Principal passes and minimum pass of 7 in
    Maths and English or Kiswahili at KCE. OR

    (vi) Diploma or above
  •  University of Eldoret, Eldoret  
    Options
    • Accounting Option
    • Finance and Banking Option
    • Risk and Insurance
    • Management Option
    • Marketing Management Option
    • Purchasing and Supplies Option
    • Human Resource Management
    • Business Management Option
    • Entrepreneurship Option
    • Project Planning Option


    Minimum entry requirements:
    i. Mean grade of C+ plus at KCSE and a C plain in Mathematics and English Language in KCSE, or at least a D+ in Mathematics and a C plain in Commerce, Business Studies, Accounting, or Economics; OR
    ii. Two principals and one subsidiary pass in Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE) plus at least pass in Maths and English at ‘O’ level;
    OR
    iii. Holder of CPA(K)/CPS(K),
    iv. A diploma or higher diploma in a relevant discipline from a recognized institution.
  •  Rongo University, Rongo  
    Areas of Specialization:
    -Accounting
    -Finance
    -Purchasing and Supplies Management

    Duration: 8 semesters

    Tuition fees: 42,500/= per semester

    Minimum entry requirements:
    - Be a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C+ (plus) and a minimum of C in both Mathematics or business studies and English, or;
    - Be a holder of KCE Division II with credit pass in both Mathematics and English, or;
    - Be a holder of KACE certificate with a minimum of two principal passes and a subsidiary pass and a minimum of credit pass in Mathematics at KCE, or;
    - Be a holder of any other qualification equivalent to the above
  •  Pan Africa Christian University, Nairobi  
    Entry requirements:

    A candidate must satisfy any of the following minimum requirements:

    Either:

    -KCSE (or equivalent examination) certificate with a minimum aggregate of C+ and a minimum of C in both Mathematics and English Or;
    -KACE certificate with a minimum of two principal passes and one subsidiary pass, and a minimum of a credit pass in Mathematics at KCE Or;
    -Diploma or professional certificate in a relevant discipline from an institution recognized by the Academic Council of the university Or;
    -Any other qualification accepted by the University Senate as equivalent to any of the above.

    Intakes:January, May and September
  •  KCA University, Nairobi  
    Areas of specialization
    1. Finance,
    2. Accounting,
    3. Banking,
    4. Entrepreneurship,
    5. Human Resources Management, and
    6. Marketing.

    Duration: 3 years

    Minimum entry requirements:
    -KCSE mean grade C+ (plus) OR any other equivalent qualification approved by the university senate.

    Tuition fees:
    1. Trimester 1- KSh. 76,770
    2. Trimester 2- KSh. 64,895
    3. Trimester 3- KSh. 64,895
    4. Trimester 4- KSh. 64,895
    5. Trimester 5- KSh. 64,895
    6. Trimester 6- KSh. 64,895
    7. Trimester 7- KSh. 64,895
    8. Trimester 8- KSh. 64,895
    9. Trimester 9- KSh. 64,895
  •  University of Nairobi, Nairobi  
    Admission Requirements:
    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.
  •  Kabarak University, Kabarak  
    Minimum Admission Requirements

    -KCSE C+ with C (plain) in Mathematics and English or
    -Two Principal passes at “A” level or
    -Diploma in relevant area of study from a recognized Institution, with credit pass.

    Career Prospects:
    Students completing this course can pursue careers in a broad range of positions based on their area of specialization such as: project manager, Operations manager, financial manager, banking professional, financial analysis, investment analysts, investment advisors, Finance managers, marketing or Human resource officers and Scholars.

    Duration of Study
    8 Semesters or Four-Academic-years.
  •  Zetech University, Thika  
    Duration: 8 semesters

    Minimum entry requirements:
    -KCSE certificate with a minimum aggregate of C+ (plus) with a minimum of KCSE C (Plain) in Mathematics and English/Kiswahili or equivalent at ‘O’ level and or ‘A’ level.
    -Holder of an accredited diploma with a credit pass from an institution that is recognized by the University Senate.
    -Holder of a diploma from Zetech University or a Senate recognized institution with a minimum aggregate of C – at KCSE.
    -EACE/KCE/KACE/EAACE certificate with a minimum of five (5) credits in any five subjects at ‘O’ level and two principals at A level.
  •  Gretsa University, Thika  
    Duration: 4 years

    Minimum entry requirements:
    -Be a holder of KCSE (or equivalent examination) certificate with a minimum aggregate of C+ and a minimum of C in both mathematics/Business studies and English, or
    -Be a holder of a KACE certificate with a minimum of two principal passes and one subsidiary pass, and a minimum of a credit pass in mathematics at KCE, or
    -Be a holder of a diploma or professional certificates from institutions recognized by the Ministry of Education and/ or Commission for University Education.

    Tuition fees: Ksh. 51,000
  •  Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kakamega  
    Specializations:
    •Accounting
    •Marketing
    •Finance
    •Human Resource Mgt
    •Enterprise Devt. & Mgt
    •Purchasing & Supply Chain Mgt.
    •Insurance & Risk Management
    •Operations and Information Systems Mgt
    •Business Administration

    Duration: 4 years

    Tuition fees: 60,000/= per semester

    Minimum entry requirements:
    - Minimum aggregate of C+ in KCSE and minimum of C (plain) in either Mathematics/Business Studies and English/Kiswahili Or a Business Diploma validated by CUE with a minimum of credit.
  •  Technical University of Kenya, Nairobi  
    Options:
    -Accounting
    -Business Information Technology
    -Business Management
    -Entrepreneurship Human Resource Management
    -Finance
    -Insurance Management
    -Logistics and Supply Chain Management
    -Operations Management
    -Sales and Marketing

    Minimum entry requirements:
    -KCSE mean grade of C+ with C+ in Eng/Kisw,Group II/Maths, Group III, 2nd Group II/III or Group IV/V
    Or
    -Higher Diploma (HDip.) in Business Management or Equivalent OR Diploma in a Business Course or Equivalent




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