Business & Economics courses offered


Department of Business and Entrepreneurship

The department of Business and Entrepreneurship is one of the departments in the School of Business and Economics. It is charged with teaching and research responsibilities in line with the university core mandate of  teaching and research. The department offers specialized training in:

i. Masters of Business Administration (MBA)

ii. Bachelor of commerce (B.COM)

iii. Diploma in Business Management

iv. Diploma in Human Resource Management

v. Diploma in sales and Marketing Management

1.Masters of Business Administration

Entry Requirements

Any first degree from a recognized university with first class or second class upper. Those with second class lower must have at least two years working experience. Those whose degree have a pass classification and have five(5) years work experience can apply.

2. Bachelor of commerce.

Entry requirements

KCSE  grade C (plain) OR equivalent qualifications and a diploma with a credit pass or above OR CPA/CPS part II from a institution recognized by the university senate OR KCSE mean grade C+ (plus) OR its equivalent with at least C+ (plus) in mathematics and English.

3. Diploma programs

Admission Requirements

i. KCSE mean grade C (plain) with C-(minus) in Mathematics or commerce or Accounts or Economics/Business Studies and C- (minus) in English or Kiswahili

ii. KACE with 2 subsidiary passes

iii. KCSE mean grade C- (minus) or KCE/EACE Div III with a professional certificate from a recognized institution.

iv. KCSE mean grade C- with a professional Certificate from a recognized institution Department of Economics

A department in the School of Business and Economics that aspires to teach Economics and carry out research that can broaden knowledge in the field. The department offers the following degrees;

1.Bachelor of Economics

Entry Requirements

KCSE mean grade C+ (plus) OR equivalent qualifications with at least C+ (plus) or equivalent grade in mathematics.

2.Bachelor of Economics and Statistics


KCSE mean grade C+ (plus) OR equivalent qualifications with at least C+ (plus) or equivalent grade in mathematics.

3. Department of Management Science

Applications of management science are abundant in industries such as airlines, manufacturing companies, service organizations, military branches, and in governments. Management science uses rational, systematic, science-based techniques to inform and improve decisions of all kinds Management science is also concerned with the so-called ”soft-operational analysis”, which concerns itself with methods of strategic planning, strategic decision support, and Problem Structuring Methods (PSM).As the world develops and embraces information technology, the need for managerial decisions and information becomes more critical.


The department prepares students to be able to:

1.Use scientific research-based principles, strategies, and analytical methods to improve an organizational ability to enact rational and meaningful management decisions to complex problems

2. Develop and apply models and concepts that are useful in helping to illuminate management issues and solve managerial problems

3. Help businesses to achieve their goals using the scientific methods of operational research Courses offered:

(1). Bachelor of Procurement and Supply Chain Management (BPSCM)

Minimum entry requirement:

Admission will be on the basis of academic qualifications and will be governed by any one of the following Senate approved regulations:

a. Holders of KCSE certificate with a minimum aggregate of C+ and a minimum of C in both Mathematics and English/Kiswahili.

b. Holders of KACE certificate with a minimum of two principal passes and a minimum of a credit (6) pass in Mathematics at KCE.

c. Holders of a degree from a recognized university.

d. Holders of CPA/CPS part II or a relevant diploma from an institution recognized by Senate and must have obtained a minimum grade of C plain

at KCSE.

(2) Diploma Courses

The Department offers a diploma in;

Purchasing and Supplies Management

NOTE:All programs in the school are offered through flexible modes of study  (regular, evening and weekend). Further, all programs are offered at South Eastern Kenya University(SEKU) main Campus and at the Satellite Campuses at Kitui town, Mwingi, Machakos, Wote, Mtito Andei, Tala and Nairobi.





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