Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Economics in Kenya

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

Institutions Offering Bachelor of Economics

  •  University of Nairobi, Nairobi  
    Admission Requirements:
    Applicants for the Bachelor of Economics degree must, in the first instance, satisfy the general University of Nairobi’s admission requirements.

    In addition, they should have obtained a minimum of grade c+ in Mathematics offered in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations, or their equivalents.

    When the equivalents are difficult to establish, a candidate may be required to pass an entrance examination before being admitted into the programme. The pass mark for the entry examination shall be 50%.
  •  Kenyatta University , Nairobi  
    Admission requirements

    (i) A mean grade of C+ at KCSE

    (ii) Applicants must have scored at least C+ in the following subjects: Physics or Chemistry or Biology, English or Kiswahili, a Humanity or a Commercial subject. In addition, candidates should have obtained at least a B- in Mathematics.

    (iii) Candidates with A-level qualifications or its equivalence will be considered, on condition that they attain at least two (2) principals and a credit in Mathematics

    Course duration: 4 years
  •  University of Eldoret, Eldoret  
    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),
    iv. A diploma or higher diploma in a relevant discipline from a recognized institution.
  •  Karatina University, Karatina  
    Admission Requirements:
    Minimum mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE and at least a C in English and C in Mathematics or Commerce or Business Studies or Economics or Accounting OR 2 principal passes and one subsidiary pass at ‘A’ level OR Diploma in Economic related field from a recognized institution.
  •  University of Embu, Embu  
    Mean grade C+ at KCSE or equivalent with at least C+ in Mathematics; OR,
    KACE or equivalent with at least two Principal passes and one Subsidiary with Credit pass in Mathematics at KCE or equivalent.
  •  Kirinyaga University, Kerugoya  
    Admission Requirements:

    Be a holder of KCSE with a minimum aggregate of C+ (plus) or equivalent and a minimum of C in both Mathematics and English
    Be a holder of a Diploma in a relevant discipline or equivalent
  •  Technical University of Kenya, Nairobi  
    Duration: 8 semesters

    Minimum entry requirements:
    -C+ in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE).
    -Diploma in Accountancy and Business Administration of Technical University of Kenya.
  •  South Eastern Kenya University, Kitui  

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