University Of Nairobi UoNBI Bachelor Of Commerce

University Of Nairobi UoNBI Bachelor Of Commerce

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BACHELOR OF COMMERCE

Degree Code: D33
Degree Name: BACHELOR OF COMMERCE
Degree Type: BACHELOR
Degree Duration: 4
Degree Description:
Degree Courses:

DEGREE REGULATIONS

Approach View Details
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.
Admission Requirements View Details
REVISED REGULATIONS AND SYLLABUS FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF COMMERCE (BCom)

1.   Introduction

1.1 Preamble

 

The Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) degree programme of the University of Nairobi prepares undergraduate students for careers in business management both in the public and private sectors of the economy.  Since its inception in 1964, the programme has offered management education to a broad spectrum of students from the Eastern Africa region and beyond.

 

To improve on its utility, the programme has been and will continue to be realigned to be consistent with the changing needs of society. It has developed from a programme of three options into the presently eight distinct options: Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Risk Management and Insurance, Human Resources Management, Business Information Systems, Procurement and Supply Chain Management and Operations Management, each one addressing the unique needs of our society.

 

Flexible schedules make the program more accessible.  The program is offered on full-time, part-time and distance learning modes.  The part-time and distance learning programmes are designed to accommodate the special needs of those in full-time employment and other demands.

1.2 Objectives

  1. `To introduce students to the general issues and approaches to management.
  2. To enhance self-confidence and ability to critically evaluate management issues from academic and practical perspectives.
  3. To develop awareness of the changing local and international business environments.
  4. To prepare students for advancement in their fields of specialization.
  5. To instil problem-solving attitudes and business ethics in the practice of management.
  6. To inculcate entrepreneurial and self-reliance attitudes and habits in students so that they may be active participants in the creation of new wealth.

1.3 Approach

The BCom programme is both academic and practical in its orientation and enriched by linkages with the business community, industry and other business schools.

 

1.4 Admission Requirements

Admission to the Bachelor of Commerce degree will be governed by the common regulations of the bachelor’s degree of the University of Nairobi and specifically any one of the following Senate approved qualifications:

  1. Holder of KCSE certificate with a minimum mean grade of C+ plus a minimum of C in both Mathematics and English/Kiswahili;
  2. Holder of KCSE certificate with a minimum mean grade of C+ plus a minimum of B in bridging course offered in the University of Nairobi with at least a C- in the subject at KCSE.
  3. Holder of KCSE certificate with a minimum mean grade of C or O-level Division III plus a diploma from a recognized institution.
  4. Holder of KCSE certificate with a minimum mean grade of C or O-level Division III plus CPA/CPS Part II or equivalent professional qualification.
  5. Holder of KCSE with a minimum mean grade of C- plus a Certificate and Diploma from a recognized institution.
  6. Holder of KACE certificate with a minimum of two principal passes plus a minimum of a credit pass in Mathematics at KCE.
  7. Holder of KACE certificate with a minimum of two subsidiary passes plus a Diploma from a recognized institution.

 

  1. Holder of a degree from a recognized university.

 

  1. Holder of qualifications deemed to be equivalent to any of the above.

2. 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 (day and evening) and Module III (Distance Learning) which are for self-sponsored students.

 

2.1 Module I      

  1. 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.

 

2.2 Module II

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.

 

2.3 Module III (Distance Learning)

This Module is offered off-campus using multimedia approach in distance education.

  1. The main media of instruction will be print and electronic study materials.
  2. The study materials shall be self-instructional.
  3. There will be use of limited face-to-face contact during the residential sessions.
  4. Face-to-face delivery mode shall not exceed one third of the instructional time.
  5. Counselling and guidance shall be provided using multi-media approach.
  6. The module will run for a minimum of eight semesters of 24 weeks each and a maximum of 24 semesters from the date of registration.
  7. The minimum semester load shall be two course units and the maximum shall be six course units.
  8. Each course unit in the programme has a loading of a minimum of 70 hours.

 

 

 

 

 

2.4         Structure of the programme

  1. 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.
  2. To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Commerce degree, a candidate must successfully complete a minimum of 46 course units.
  3. The course units are divided into common, core, specialization, and elective course units that are organized as follows:

 

Year/Level

Semester Common Core Specialization Electives Total
I I 2 4 6
II 1 5 6
II I 6 6
II 6 6
III I 4 2 6
II 2 3 1 6
IV I 2 2 1 5
II 1 3 1 5
TOTAL 3 30 10 3 46

 

PART I

COMMON UNDERGRADUATE COURSE UNITS

 

Code Course Units Prerequisites Contact hours
CCS001 Communications and Learning Skills 45
CCS002 Fundamentals of Development and their applications to Kenya 45
CCS010 HIV/AIDS 45

YEAR /LEVEL I COURSE UNITS at University Of Nairobi UoNBI

 

Code Course Units Prerequisites Contact hours
DAC111 Fundamentals  of Financial Accounting I 45
DAC112 Fundamentals of Financial Accounting II DAC111 45
DBA101 Introduction to Business 45
DBA102 Principles of Management DBA101 45

DFI102

Fundamentals of Financial Management

45
DFI103 Principles of Micro-Economics 45
DMS111 Quantitative Methods for Business 45
DIS102 Fundamentals of Information Systems 45
DOM102 Principles of Operations Management 45

 

YEAR /LEVEL II COURSE UNITS at University Of Nairobi UoNBI

 

Code Course Units Prerequisites Contact hours
DAC211 Principles of Management Accounting DAC112 45
DAC212 Principles of Taxation DAC112 45
DAC204 Principles of Internal Controls and Corporate Governance DAC112 45
DFI201 Personal Finance DFI102 45
DFI224 Financial Institutions and Markets DFI102 45
DFI203 Principles of Macro-Economics DFI103 45
DBA203 Organization Theory DBA102 45
DIN211 Risk Management and Insurance DBA101 45
DHR202 Management of Human Resources DBA102 45
DMA202 Principles of Marketing 45
DMS201 Business Statistics I DMS111 45
DPS202 Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management 45

 

PART II

YEAR /LEVEL III COURSE UNITS

CORE COURSE UNITS at University Of Nairobi UoNBI

Code Course Units Prerequisites Contact hours
DBA323 Business Law 45
DBA324 Business Values and Ethics DBA102 45
DBA303 Organizational Behavior DHR202 45
DFI341 Public Finance 45
DMS311 Operations Research Management I DMS111 45
DIS302 E-Business DIS102 45

 

Accounting Option Courses

 

Code Specialization Course Units Prerequisites Contact hours
DAC311 Accounting and Reporting for Assets 45
DAC318 Accounting and Reporting for Equities DAC311 45
DAC314 Cost Management 45
DFI305 Corporate Finance 45
DFI356 Financial Analysis and Forecasting DFI305 45
Plus at least one elective from any Year/Level III course units offered in the School.

Finance Option Courses at University Of Nairobi UoNBI

 

Code Specialization Course Units Prerequisites Contact hours
DFI301 Monetary Theory and Practice 45
DFI302 Management of Financial Institutions 45
DFI354 Investments Analysis and Portfolio Management DFI305 45
DFI305 Corporate Finance 45
DFI356 Financial Analysis and Forecasting DFI305 45
Plus at least one elective from any Year/Level III course units offered in the School.

 

 

Human Resource Management Option Courses at University Of Nairobi UoNBI

 

Code Specialization Course Units Prerequisites Contact hours
DHR302 Industrial Relations Management DHR202 45
DHR313 Human Resource Training and Development DHR202 45
DHR304 Maintenance of Human Resources DHR202 45
DHR316 Public Relations DHR202 45
DHR309 Labour Law DHR202 45
Plus at least one elective from any Year/Level III course units offered in the School.

Marketing Option Courses at University Of Nairobi UoNBI

 

Code Specialization Course Units Prerequisites Contact hours
DMA311 Business to Business Marketing DMA202 45
DMA302 Consumer Behaviour DMA202 45
DMA313 Principles of Global Marketing DMA202 45
DMA318 Advertising and Sales Promotion Management DMA202 45
DMA316 Foundations of Marketing of Services DMA202 45
Plus at least one elective from any Year/Level III course units offered in the School.

Risk Management and Insurance Option Courses

 

Code Specialization Course Units Prerequisites Contact hours
DIN311 Pensions DIN211 45
DIN314 Insurance Law DIN211 45
DIN305 Operations Risk Management DIN211 45
DIN316 Life Assurance DIN211 45
DIN308 Demographic Statistics DIN211 45
Plus at least one elective from any Year/Level III course units offered in the School.

 

Business Information Systems Option Courses at University Of Nairobi UoNBI

 

Code Specialization Course Units Prerequisites Contact hours
DIS301 Information Technology Hardware and System Software DOM102 45
DIS303 Information Systems Analysis and Design DOM102 45
DIS304 Business Applications Development 45
DIS306 Database Systems DIS102 45
DIS308 Networks and Telecommunications DIS102 45
Plus at least one elective from any Year/Level III course units offered in the School.

Operations Management Option Courses

 

Code Specialization Course Units Prerequisites Contact hours
DOM301 Operations Management Practice DOM102 45
DOM304 Operations Systems Design DOM102 45
DPS301 Supply Chain Management DPS202 45
DMS308 Business Statistics II DMS201 45
DMS312 Operations Research for Management II DMS311 45
Plus at least one elective from any Year/Level III course units offered in the School.

 

 

Procurement and Supply Chain Management Option Courses

 

Code Specialization Course Units Prerequisites Contact hours
DPS301 Supply Chain Management DPS202 45
DPS302 Inventory Management DPS202 45
DPS304 Procurement Management DPS202 45
DPS306 Logistics and Transportation Management DPS202 45
DOM301 Operations Management Practice DOM102 45
Plus at least one elective from any Year/Level III course units offered in the School.

Additional Year/Level III Elective Course Units

 

Code

Course Units Prerequisites Contact hours
DBA304 Principles of Co-operative Management DBA102 45
DBA306 International Business Management 45
DBA308 Public Management 45
DHR310 E-Human Resource Management DHR202 45
DHR312 Human Resource Management Ethics DHR202 45
DMA307 Green Marketing DMA202 45
DMA308 E-Marketing DMA202 45
DIS310 Knowledge Management and Innovation 45
DIN310 Motor Insurance 45
DIN312 Marine and Aviation Insurance DIN211 45

YEAR /LEVEL IV COURSE UNITS

CORE COURSE UNITS

Code Course Units Prerequisites Contact hours
DBA401  Strategic Management DBA102 45
DBA403  Entrepreneurship DBA102 45
DMS411 Business Research Methods DMS201 45

Accounting Option Courses

 

Code Specialization Course Units Prerequisites Contact hours
DAC411 Accounting and Reporting for Specialized Industries DAC318 45
DAC416 Corporate Financial Reporting DAC411 45
DAC413 Auditing and Assurance Services DAC318 45
DAC404 Management Research Paper DMS411 45
DAC422 Tax Laws and Practice  DFI341 45
Plus at least two electives from any Year/Level IV course units offered in the School.

Finance Option Courses

 

Code Specialization Course Units Prerequisites Contact hours
DFI451 International Finance DFI305 45
DFI452 Micro-Finance DFI302 45
DFI441 Real Estate Finance and Investment DFI305 45
DFI404 Management Research Paper DMS411 45
DFI442 Commercial Bank Finance DFI305 45
Plus at least two electives from any Year/Level IV course units offered in the School.

 

Human Resource Management Option Courses

 

Code Specialization Course Units Prerequisites Contact hours
DHR401 Compensation  Management DBA325 45
DHR402 Strategic Human Resources  Management DBA325 45
DHR404 Management Research Paper DMS411 45
DHR407 Occupational Health and Safety Management DBA325 45
DHR416 Employee Performance Management 45
Plus at least two electives from any Year/Level IV course units offered in the School.

Marketing Option Courses

 

Code Specialization Course Units Prerequisites Contact hours
DMA411  Marketing Research Applications DMA202 45
DMA413 Marketing Strategy and Plans DMA202 45
DMA404 Management Research Paper DMS411 45
DMA416 Personal Selling and Sales Management DMA202 45
DMA414 Supply Channels Management DMA202 45
Plus at least two electives from any Year/Level IV course units offered in the School.

Risk Management and Insurance Option Courses

 

Code Specialization Course Units Prerequisites Contact hours
DIN411 Liability  Insurance DIN211 45
DIN420 Assurance of the Person DIN316 45
DIN413 Insurance Markets and Intermediaries DIN311 45
DIN404 Management Research Paper DMS411 45
DIN422 Property Insurance Coverages DIN211 45
Plus at least two electives from any Year/Level IV course units offered in the School

 

Business Information Systems Option Courses

 

Code Specialization Course Units Prerequisites Contact hours
DIS401 Information Systems Management DIS302 45
DIS402 Information Systems Security and Audit DIS302 45
DIS403 Advanced Business Applications Development DIS304 45
DIS404 Management Research Paper DMS411 45
DIS406 Business Analytics and Decision Support DIS302 45
Plus at least two electives from any Year/Level IV course units offered in the School.

Operations Management Option Courses

 

Code Specialization Course Units Prerequisites Contact hours
DOM401 Manufacturing Operations Management DOM301 45
DOM402 Project Management 45
DOM403 Service Operations Management DOM301 45
DOM404 Management Research Paper DMS411 45
DOM406 Quality Management DOM301 45
Plus at least two electives from any Year/Level IV course units offered in the School.

 

 

Procurement and Supply Chain Management Option Courses

 

Code Specialization Course Units Prerequisites Contact hours
DPS401 Contemporary Issues in Supply Chain Management DPS301 45
DOM402 Project  Management 45
DPS404 Management Research Paper DMS411 45
DOM406 Quality Management DOM301 45
DPS407 Negotiation in Procurement and Supply DPS301 45
Plus at least two electives from any Year/Level IV course units offered in the School.

Additional Year/Level IV Elective Course Units

 

Code Course Units Prerequisites Contact hours
DIN405 Actuarial Mathematics DIN311, DIN316 45
DIN424 Reinsurance 45
DIN405 Disaster Management 45
DIN411 Corporate Risk Management DIN311 45
DBA402 Issues in Strategic Management 45
DBA408 Small Business Management 45
DBA411 Banking Practice 45
DBA412 Banking Law 45
DBA414 Company Law DBA324 45
DBA415 Mercantile Law DBA324 45
DBA416 Business and Society 45
DMA408 Agricultural Marketing DMA202 45
DMA412 Brand Management DMA202 45
DMA415 Customer Care and Relationship Marketing 45
DMA416 Retail Management 45
DMA417 Product Development and Innovations Management 45
DHR408 International Human Resource Management DHR202 45
DHR405 Issues in Management of Human Resources DHR202 45
DAC425 Contemporary Issues in Management Accounting DAC314 45
DAC417 Contemporary Issues in Financial Accounting DAC318 45
DAC418 Advanced Auditing and Assurance Services DAC413 45
DAC420 Accounting for Governmental and Non-Profit Entities DAC318 45
DAC412 Contemporary Issues in Auditing DAC413 45
DFI405 Development Finance  DFI341 45
DFI443 Contemporary Issues in Financial Management DFI302 45
DFI408 Insurance Companies Finance DFI302 45
DFI445 Investment Banking DFI302 45
DIS410 Distributed Information Systems DIS302 45
DIS411 Internet Technologies and Applications DIS302 45
DIS412 Information Technology Project Management DIS302 45
DMS406 Advanced Business Statistics DMS308 45
DMS407 Heuristics and Simulation DMS311 45
DOM405 Global Operations Management DOM102 45
DOM407 Business Forecasting DMS201 45
DPS406 Global Supply Chain Management DPS202 45

 

2.4          A student will only register for course units in a higher Year/Level of study after passing all course units in the preceding Year/Level as follows:

a)            Registration for Year/Level II course units requires that the student will have passed all Year/ Level I course units including all the common undergraduate course units;

b)            Registration for Year/Level III course units requires that the student will have passed all course units in Year/Level II;

c)             Registration for Year/Level IV course units requires that the student will have passed all course units in Year/Level III.

2.5          A candidate shall take the Management Research Paper (MRP) only after successfully completing DMS411and is in the final semester of the Bachelor of Commerce degree program.

2.6          A student may take any course unit offered by any option as his/her elective as long as he/she meets the relevant prerequisites.

2.7          A student may take any course unit offered in other Schools, Faculties and Institutes of the University of Nairobi in addition to the required course units in the School of Business subject to approval by the Schools, Faculties and Institutes involved. Such course units will appear in the candidate’s transcript but shall not contribute to the requirements of the degree of Bachelor of Commerce.

2.8          A student is expected to attend all lectures in the course units registered. In any case, a student shall not qualify to sit the final examination if he/she has not attended at least two thirds (2/3) of all the lectures in each unit registered.

3.     Examination Regulations

3.1          Final examinations for all the course units are University Examinations and are governed by therelevant regulations of the University.

3.2          Each registered course unit shall be evaluated through course work and a two-hour final examination.

 

  1. To be eligible for the award of the Bachelor of Commerce degree, a candidate will have passed in the minimum number of course units prescribed for each level of study.

 

  1. All examinations shall be governed by the following rules:

 

Each course unit shall be graded out of one hundred (100) marks;

 

Final examination shall constitute seventy percent (70%) and coursework the remaining thirty-percent (30%) of the marks in each course unit offered and taken in any semester except for the MRP;

 

MRP shall be done in only one area of specialization and is graded out of one hundred percent (100%);

 

The grading system in each course unit will be as follows:

 

MARKS (%)                         GRADE

70   – 100                             A

60   – 69                               B

50   – 59                               C

40   – 49                               D

  1. – 39                               E

 

The pass-mark in each course unit shall be forty percent (40%);

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;

  1. On the recommendation of the School Board, a candidate who  takes the maximum number of course units (currently six) in any semester, sits University Examinations in all and fails in a maximum of two may be eligible for compensation in the failed course unit(s) provided that:

 

  1. His/her mean mark for that particular semester is 50% or above;

 

  1. The score on the failed course unit does not fall below 35%;

 

Each mark in the failed course unit will be compensated by a loss of two marks in a passed course unit up to a maximum of 10 marks.

 

  1. A candidate who, for acceptable cause, fails to sit for a final examination at the scheduled time may, on the recommendation of the School Board of Examiners to the University Senate, be allowed to sit for a special examination.  A special examination is a University examination in accordance with Rule 3.4.

 

3.7         A candidate who fails to satisfy the School Board of Examiners may, on the recommendation of the Board to the University Senate, be required to sit for supplementary examination in, or repeat the failed course unit not more than two times.  If the candidate fails after sitting supplementary examinations or repeating the failed course unit twice he/she shall be discontinued from the program.

 

3.8          A candidate who passes the University Examinations and who, in other respects qualifies for the award of the degree, shall be placed in one of the three classes to be described as First, Second (Upper Division or Lower Division) and Pass.  Honours shall be awarded to a candidate whose name is placed in the First Class or Second Class (Upper or Lower Division).

 

3.9          A candidate who qualifies for an award of the degree after sitting for supplementary examination in, or repeating any course unit in Part II twice shall be awarded a pass degree.

 

3.10        The aggregate score of the Bachelor of Commerce degree shall be based on assessment of performance of the candidate in Years/Levels I, II, III and IV of study with 10%, 20%, 30% and 40% weights respectively.

 

3.11        The classification of the degree award shall be based on the aggregate score as follows:

First Class Honours                                                             70 – 100%

Second Class Honours (Upper Division)                         60 – 69%

Second Class Honours (Lower Division)                       50 – 59%

Pass                                                                                      40 – 49%

 

4. 0         Degree Award

 

4.1          The degree awarded shall be Bachelor of Commerce (BCom).

 

4.2          A candidate who takes all the required specialization course units in two areas of specialization shall be awarded a ‘Major’ in the area of specialization in which he/she does the MRP and a ‘Minor’ in the other area of specialization.

 

4.3          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’’, where the student has taken only one area of specialization or ‘Major’ and ‘Minor’, and qualifies in accordance with Rule 4.2.

 

5.     Credit Transfer and Exemptions

5.1  A student who wishes to be exempted from any course unit shall follow the guidelines set out below:

5.1.1    He/she shall send a formal application for exemption to the Academic Registrar by completing Senate approved form for exemption, justifying his request and attaching evidence of the credentials, which would support such a request.

5.1.2    He/she may be required to submit to an exemption examination set and administered by the School of Business.

5.1.3    The School of Business may, for exceptional reasons of academic merit, recommend to Senate the exemption of an applicant from a course unit without being subjected to an exemption examination.

5.1.4    The candidate must have attained a grade interpreted by the School of Business as a passing grade in the course units for which exemption is applied.

5.1.5   Exemptions shall be allowed only upto a maximum of 1/3 of the total prescribed course units for the award of the BCom degree.

5.1.6    Exemptions shall only be applicable in Part I of the programme.

 

5.2  A student may transfer credits for equivalent course units taken from a recognized University subject

to the following guidelines:

5.2.1      The student shall complete the Senate approved credit transfer application form and

attach supporting documents.

5. 2.2     The course unit taken by the student must meet the required minimum contact hours.

5. 2.3     The student must have attained a minimum grade C or equivalent.

5.2.4      The transferred credits shall not be more than 1/3 of the total prescribed course units for the

award of  the BCom degree.

5.2.5     Credit transfer shall only be applicable in Part I of the programme.

 

6.     Intermission or Academic Leave

6.1          A student who wishes to temporarily suspend his/her studies must apply for academic leave.

6.2          Application for academic leave of at most two semesters must be made to the Dean, School of Business and beyond two semesters to the Academic Registrar, University of Nairobi.

 

7.     Registration

 

7.1          A student can only attend classes for units he/she has registered.

 

7.2          A student shall register for course unit within the first five (5) weeks of the semester.

 

7.3          A student may drop or add course units only during the first five (5) weeks of the semester.

 

 

 

 

 

 

  UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI

    COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

FEES STRUCTURE FOR BACHELOR OF COMMERCE UNDER MODULE II

 

TOTAL FEES 10,000.00 PER UNIT
EXAMINATION FEES 1,000.00 PER UNIT
TOTAL 11,000.00

 

OTHER CHARGES

 

1. CAUTION MONEY 5,000.00 ONCE
2. I.D. 500,00 1 YEAR
3. MEDICAL FEES 5,000.00 1 YEAR
4. ACTIVITY 2,000,00 1 YEAR
5. REGISTRATION FEES 1,000.00 PER YEAR
6. SONU MEMBERSHIP 1,000.00 1 YEAR
7. COMPUTER FEES 3,000.00 PER SEM
TOTAL 17,500.00

 

TOTAL FEES BY SEMESTER

 

REGISTERED SEM 1 SEM 2,3,5,6,8,9 SEM 4,7,10
2  UNITS 39,500.00 26,000.00 34,500.00
3 UNITS 50,500,00 37,000.00 45,500.00
4  UNITS 61,500.00 48,000.00 56,500.00
5  UNITS 72,500.00 59,000.00 67,500.00
6  UNITS 83,500.00 70,000.00 78,500.00
MRP  (PROJECT) 15,000.00

 

NB:     FOREIGNERS:  ADD 20%

 

Tuition Fees Collection Account:

A/C. No.:    2032771362

Account Name:  UON CESSP Collection Accounts

Bank :    Barclays

Branch:   Plaza

Distance Learning Tuition Fees View Details
FEES STRUCTURE FOR BACHELOR OF COMMERCE UNDER DISTANCE LEARNING
 

TUITION FEES No of Units PER UNIT
1st Semester 6 48,000.00
2nd Semester 6 48,000.00


OTHER CHARGES (STATUTORY CHARGES)
 

1 I.D. 500.00 1 YEAR
2. REGISTRATION FEES 1,000.00 1 YEAR
3. ACTIVITY FEES 2,000.00 1 YEAR
4. COMPUTER REGISTRATION 5,000.00 1 YEAR
5. MEDICAL FEES 5,000.00 1 YEAR
6. EXAMINATION FEES 5,000.00 1 YEAR
7. CAUTION MONEY 5,000.00 ONCE
8. STUDENT UNION 1,000.00 1 YEAR
9. LIBRARY FEES 3,000.00 PER SEM
TOTAL 27,500.00


TOTAL FEES:
The fee total for 1st Semester B.Com Distance Learning is Ksh 75,500.

The fee total for 2nd Semester B.Com Distance Learning is Ksh 51,000.

B.COM 1ST SEMESTER FEES SUMMARY BY COURSE LOAD

 

Course Units taken Cost Statutory Cost Total Payable
2 UNITS 16,000.00 27,500.00 35,500.00
3 UNITS 24,000.00 27,500.00 44,500.00
4 UNITS 32,000.00 27,500.00 55,500.00
5 UNITS 40,000.00 27,500.00 66,500,00
6 UNITS 48,000.00 27,500.00 77,500.00


FOREIGNERS:  ADD 20%
NB:

  1. It is cheaper to take a full load of six units than fewer units.
  2. Fees for the course units registered for must be paid in full before registration.
  3. All payments are done in Bank Cheques/Drafts payable to the University of Nairobi
Entry Requirements View Details
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 common regulations of the bachelors degree of the University of Nairobi shall be applicable.The following are eligible for admission into the programme:

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Introduction View Details
The Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) degree programme of the University of Nairobi prepares undergraduate students for careers in business management both in the public and private sectors of the economy. Since its inception in 1964, the programme has offered management education to a broad spectrum of students from the Eastern Africa region and beyond.

To improve on its utility, the programme has developed six distinct options: accounting, finance, marketing, insurance, human resources management and management science, each one addressing the unique needs of our society.

Flexible schedules make the program more accessible. The program is offered on full-time, part-time and  distance learning modes. The part time and distance learning programmes are designed to accomodate the special needs of those in full-time employment and other demands.

Module II Entry Requirements View Details
1. The B.Com programme will run for a minimum of eight semesters and a maximum of 24 semesters from the date of registration.

2. The minimum semester load shall be two course units and the maximum shall be six course units.

3. Each course unit in the programme has a loading of a minimum of 45 hours

4. 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.

  • Registration for Part II course units requires successful completion ofPart I course units.
  • Students may take any course unit offered by any option as their elective as long as they meet the relevant prerequisites.

5. A student may take any course unit offered in other Faculties of the University of Nairobi in addition to the required course units in the Faculty of Commerce subject to approval by the Faculties involved. Such course units will appear in the candidates transcript but shall not contribute to the requirements of the degree of Bachelor of Commerce.

Module II Fees View Details
Bachelor of Commerce-D33-(foreign students to add 20% on all items)-min. units=46
Tuition/unit                             10,000.00                    10,000.00
Medical/year                               5,000.00                      5,000.00
Computer/sem                               3,000.00                      3,000.00
Caution-Once                               5,000.00                      5,000.00
Activity/year                               2,000.00                      2,000.00
Registration/sem                               1,000.00                      1,000.00
 Student Organisation                               1,000.00                      1,000.00
Examination/unit                               1,000.00                      1,000.00
ID Card/year                                  500.00                         500.00
 Semester totals
Sem1  2 units                    39,500.00
   3 units                    50,500.00
   4 units                    61,500.00
   5 units                    72,500.00
   6 units                    83,500.00
 Semester totals
Sem2,3,5,6,8,9  2 units                    26,000.00
   3 units                    37,000.00
   4 units                    48,000.00
   5 units                    59,000.00
   6 units                    70,000.00
 Semester totals
Sem4,7,10  2 units                    34,500.00
   3 units                    45,500.00
   4 units                    56,500.00
   5 units                    67,500.00
   6 units                    78,500.00
 MRP(Management Research Paper)                       15,000.00


DEGREE COURSES

Level : 1
Semester: 1
Course Code Course Name Course Hours
CCS001 Communication Skills 45
DAC101 Foundations Of Accounting I 60
DAC102 Foundations Of Accounting 11 60
DBA101 Introduction To Business 60
DBA103 Introduction To Micro-economics 60
DMS101 Management Maths I 60
Semester: 2
Course Code Course Name Course Hours
CCS002 Fundamentals Of Development & Its Applications To Kenya 45
CCS006 Chemistry And Its Applications 45
CCS007 Science And Technology In Development 45
CCS010 Hiv And Aids Instructions 45
DAC102 Foundations Of Accounting Ii 60
DBA102 Principles Of Management 60
DBA104 Introduction To Macro-economics 60
DMS102 Management Mathematics Ii 60
DMS104 Fundamentals Of Computer Systems 60
DSM102 Fundamentals Of Management 45
Level : 2
Semester: 1
Course Code Course Name Course Hours
DAC201 Accounting For Assets 60
DAC201 Accounting For Assets 60
DAC203 Intrduction To Management Accounting 60
DAC203 Introduction To Management Accounting 60
DBA201 Micro-economic Theory 60
DBA203 Organizational Theory 60
DIN201 Introduction To Risk And Insurance 60
DIN213 Elements Of Risk And Insurance 60
DMS201 Business Statistics I 60
Semester: 2
Course Code Course Name Course Hours
DAC 203 Introducation To Management Accoutning 60
DAC202 Accounting For Equities 60
DAC202 Accounting For Equities 60
DBA202 Macro-economic Theory 60
DF1 202 Introduction To Finance 60
DFI201 Introduction To Finance 60
DFI202 Introduction To Finance 60
DIN202 Risk Management 60
DMA203 Principles Of Marketing 45
DMS202 Operations Research I 60
Level : 3
Semester: 1
Course Code Course Name Course Hours
DAC301 Advanced Financial Accounting Techniques 60
DBA301 Business Law I 60
DBA303 Organizational Behaviour 60
DFI301 Monetary Theory And Practice 60
DFI303 Financial Institutions And Markets 60
DFI305 Corporate Finance 60
DHR301 Management Of Human Resources 60
DHR303 Human Resource Training 60
DIN301 Pension I 60
DMA301 Marketing Strategy And Plans 60
DMA303 International Marketing 60
DMS301 Computer Programming I 60
DMS303 Business Statistics Ii 60
DMS305 Electronic Data Processing 60
Semester: 2
Course Code Course Name Course Hours
DAC302 Advanced Financial Accounting Practice 60
DAC304 Advanced Management Accounting 60
DAC310 Public Sector Accounting 60
DAC312 Contemparary Issues In Auditing 60
DBA302 Business Law Ii 60
DBA304 Principles Of Co-operative Management 60
DBA305 Management Of Human Resources 60
DBA306 International Business Management 60
DBA308 Public Management 60
DBA309 Advanced Micro-economic Theory 60
DBA310 Advanced Macro-economic Theory 60
DBA312 Agricultural Marketing 60
DFI302 Management Of Financial Institutions 60
DFI306 Public Finance 60
DFI403 Investment Analysis And Portfolio Management 60
DHR302 Industrial Relations Management 60
DHR304 Maintenance Of Human Resources 60
DHR306 Introduction To Public Relations 60
DIN302 Property Insurance I 60
DIN304 Introduction To Insurance Law 60
DIN306 Assurance Of The Person I 60
DIN308 Demographic Statistics 60
DMA302 Consumer Behaviour 60
DMA304 Marketing Communications 60
DMA304 Marketing Of Services 60
DMA314 Marketing Of Services 60
DMS302 Operations Research Ii 60
DMS304 Information Systems Development 60
DMS306 Computer Programming Ii 60
Level : 4
Semester: 1
Course Code Course Name Course Hours
DAC401 Principles Of Auditing 60
DAC403 Tax Laws And Practice 60
DAC405 Trust And Executorship Accounting 60
DAC410 Public Sector Accounting 60
DAC412 Contemporary Issues In Auditing 60
DAC414 Contemporary Issues In Financial Accounting 60
DBA401 Strategic Management 60
DBA403 Enterpreneurship 60
DBA411 Banking Practice 60
DFI304 International Finance 60
DFI401 Financial Statement Analysis 60
DFI407 Real Estate Finance 60
DHR401 Compensation Management 60
DHR402 Strategic Human Resources Management 60
DHR403 Issues In Management Of Human Resource 60
DHR405 Issues In Management Of Human Resources 60
DIN401 Liability Insurance I 60
DIN403 Actuarial Mathematics I 60
DIN405 Motor Insurance 60
DMA401 Marketing Research 60
DMA408 Industrial Marketing 60
DMA410 Channels Management 60
DMS401 Research Methods 60
DMS403 Operations Management 60
DMS405 Data Communications 60
DMS407 Heuristics And Simulation 60
DMS409 Materials Management 60
Semester: 2
Course Code Course Name Course Hours
DAC402 Financial Auditing Practice And Investigations 60
DAC404 Management Research Paper 60
DAC406 Contemporary Issues In Management Accounting 60
DAC407 International Accounting 60
DAC408 Tax Management 60
DBA402 Issues In Strategic Management 60
DBA404 Management Research Paper 60
DBA405 Issues In Management Of Human Resources 60
DBA406 Labour Law 60
DBA407 Labour Relations 60
DBA408 Small Business Management 60
DBA409 Development Economics 60
DBA412 Banking Law 60
DBA413 International Economics 60
DBA414 Company Law 60
DBA415 Merchantile Law 60
DBA416 Business And Society 60
DFI402 Financial Management In The Public Sector 60
DFI404 Management Research Paper 60
DFI405 Development Finance 60
DFI406 Corporate Financial Policy 60
DFI408 Financial Operation Of Insurance Companies 60
DFI409 Financial Modeling And Forecasting 60
DFI410 Bankruptcy And Reorganizations 60
DFI412 Regulations And Innovations In Financial Markets 60
DFI414 Contemporary Issues In Financial Management 60
DFI416 Investment Banking 60
DFI418 Marketing Of Financial Services 60
DHR404 Management Research Paper 60
DHR406 Labour Law 60
DHR407 Occupational Health And Safety 60
DHR408 Performance Management 60
DIN402 Assurance Of The Person Ii 60
DIN404 Management Research Paper 60
DIN406 Liability Insurance Ii 60
DIN407 Insurance Markets 60
DIN408 Pension Ii 60
DIN410 Marine Insurance 60
DIN412 Reinsurance 60
DIN414 Property Insurance Ii 60
DBA 202 Advanced Actuarial Science 60
DMA 202 Insurance Brokerage 60
DMA402 Applications Of Marketing Research 60
DMA406 Management Research Paper 60
DMA410 Channel Management 60
DMA408 Agriculutural Marketing 60
DMA412 Brand Management 60
DMS402 Project Management 60
DMS404 Management Research Paper 60
DMS406 Advanced Business Statistics 60
DMS408 Managing Informatics 60
DMS410 Non Parametric Statistics 60
DMS412 Total Quality Management 60

See Also:

University Of Nairobi (uonbi) Masters Programmes

University Of Nairobi (uonbi) Bridging Courses

University Of Nairobi (uonbi) Bachelor Of Commerce

University Of Nairobi (uonbi) Bachelor Of Arts

University Of Nairobi (uonbi) Business courses

University Of Nairobi (uonbi) Bachelor Of Pharmacy

University Of Nairobi (uonbi) Certificate Courses

University Of Nairobi (uonbi) Civil Engineering

University Of Nairobi (uonbi) Diploma Courses

University Of Nairobi (uonbi) Degree Courses

University Of Nairobi (uonbi) Postgraduate Programmes

University Of Nairobi (uonbi) PHD Programmes

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