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Bachelor of Commerce




    3.5 Years

  • FEE

    From: $1000/year

About the Program

The rationale of the Commerce degree programme is to provide students with a wide range of skills, knowledge, and attitudes to respond to their need for effective management of public and private business enterprises.

Program Objectives

At the end of the training, the graduates will be expected to:

  • Effectively manage resources at their disposal according to contemporary economic, business management and technological trends;
  • Carry out research with a view to finding solutions to contemporary problems affecting business development at various scales;
  • Appreciate the complex relationship between the national economy and global economic trends; and
  • Have acquired knowledge, skills and attitudes for pursuing further studies in Commerce.

Program Learning Outcomes

At the end of the training, the graduates will be expected to:

  • Explain the nature and role of business management.
  • Describe business management concepts, theories and processes.
  • Describe the local and global environments in which organizations function.
  • Apply the appropriate methods and techniques in identifying and solving business problems.
  • Conduct business research and communicate research results.
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All candidates admitted to the degree programme of Bachelor of Commerce must satisfy the minimum common In addition, candidates must obtain at least the minimum cut-off points for the year as determined from any one of the following four cluster subjects from revised
English or Kiswahili
At least any one from the following:
History and Government Geography, Christian Religious Education Social Education and Ethics, Hindu Religious Education or Islamic Religious Education Mathematics Either
Biology or Biological Sciences; or
Chemistry or Physics or
Or Any one of the following:
Accounts Commerce Economics
A Candidate must obtain at least a grade C in Maths and English or Kiswahili in KCSE. Those with less than a C grade must take and pass a bridging course.
Those holding qualifications equivalent to the above from institutions recognised by Egerton University Senate may also be admitted.
Holders of CPA II or Diploma holders in Co-operative Management, Banking, Finance, Agri-Business, Marketing, Insurance and Risk Management and Management Science disciplines and passed with a credit or higher or their equivalent are also eligible for admission.
Based on Senate approved guidelines, candidates may be allowed to transfer credits from a diploma course or its equivalent from an institution recognised by the University Senate up to a maximum of 40% of the required programme.

How to Apply

  • Apply online via the link given below the Program
  • In the Registration portal, click apply and fill out your details in the fields
  • Pay the Application fee of Kshs. 2,000 through Egerton University Account Number: KCB Bank A/C No. 1101906812


Fee Structure Annual charges for the programmes will be as follows:
Tuition Fee per Course Unit:
Undergraduate KES. 5,900.00
Administrative Costs Annually:
Undergraduate KES. 15,800.00

The breakdown of the administrative charges is given below

Item Frequency Amount (Kshs)
Registration Per Academic Year 1500
Examination Per Academic Year 3700
Material Development Per Academic Year 4200
Library Fees Per Academic Year 2500
Student Union Per Academic Year 400
CUE Charge Per Academic Year 1000
Student ID Once 500
Caution Money Once 2000
Total First Academic Year 15800

The Annual Administrative fee for the other years (2nd to 4th year) is less the Caution money and Student ID Charges (total, Kshs.2,500) amounting to Kshs. 16,640
The fee summary is given below per academic year

Academic Year Administrative Fee Number of Units Total Tuition Total (Kshs)
Year 1 19140 15 units 15*5900=88500 107640
Year 2 16640 18 units 18*5900=106200 122840
Year 3 16640 15 units 15*5900=88500 128740

Note that the amount might be more depending on the number of units you take each session.
The fee is paid through the following bank account

KCB, Account no. 1101893680

Download a copy of the fee structure below

Program Coordinator

Dr. Simon Kipchumba

Lecturer: Accounting, Finance and Management Science (AFMS)
Phone #: +254 722 154 111
Email: lol@egerton.ac.ke

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