Strathmore University 2019 March Intakes
Programmes On Offer
Bachelor of Commerce
The Bachelor of Commerce degree prepares students to work in the area of management, finance, accountancy, banking, micro-finance, administration, marketing and other related fields. The course is structured to reflect the changing world of commerce and to equip its learners with the necessary skills, ethical principles and general knowledge needed for decision-making in a contemporary business environment.
Bachelor of Tourism Management
The Tourism Management programme equips the students with the necessary skills, knowledge and attitude needed to transform the challenges of the 21st century into business opportunities and socially responsible enterprises in the field of tours, travel and tourism.
The BTM curriculum is a combination of theory and field work. It is unique to Strathmore as it provides the students with the necessary competence in tourism product development and destination management, tourism policy and planning, wildlife management, ecotourism and sustainable tourism, among others.
Career options range from tourism policy and planning in tourism agencies, running a tour and travel company, working in NGO’s and international organizations, setting up wildlife conservancy and eco-lodges, or venturing into business start-up of developing tourist destinations that abound in Kenya and in neighboring countries.Download Brochure
Bachelor of Science in Hospitality and Hotel Management
The Hospitality Management programme exposes the students to an environment oriented to both business and hotel operations and management. The BHM curriculum is a combination of theory and practice where the students are exposed to hands-on training in food and beverage production and service and in rooms division management within the Strathmore facility and in the hotels where they will do their attachment and internship.
The students acquire not only technical and management skills but also the necessary soft skills such as spirit of service, social etiquette, personal responsibility, commitment and teamwork. The BHM graduates will be better equipped to work in hotels as well as in various service organizations such as resorts, restaurants, airlines, cruise ships, hospitals, conventions and conference facilities and banqueting, or venture into business start-up of events management and outside catering and lodging houses.
Bachelor of Business Science: Financial Engineering
The Bachelor of Business Science in Financial Engineering degree offered at Strathmore is designed as a modern and exciting discipline that essentially deals with the management of money and assets in financial and capital markets.
The unique quantitative approach in this course makes the programme both challenging and very rewarding. You will be equipped with quantitative skills that will help you deal with investment decisions, valuation and also develop brilliant risk-hedging strategies. The programme strengths are: applied learning approach, close and active industry interaction, and specialized financial software training.
Bachelor of Business Science: Financial Economics
The Bachelor of Business Science in Financial Economics degree offered at Strathmore is designed to prepare students for successful careers in multidisciplinary fields. This programme is both challenging and rewarding. Its distinctive feature which links economic theory, quantitative finance and financial regulations, helps you to develop analytical and practical skills to meet the challenges faced in a marketplace.
The degree is for a high-achieving students looking for a career in management consultancy, investment banking, asset management, private equity or a career in policy-making authorities such as central banks, commercial banks, international organizations and brokerages.
Bachelor of Business Science: Actuarial Science
The Bachelor of Business Science Actuarial Science degree offered at Strathmore is benchmarked to the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) in UK curriculum. This comprehensive course requires diligent and conscientious study patterns. This is an internationally recognized degree that is well regarded by the industry. It’s a challenging and highly rewarding degree for those who want to enter the financial services e.g. insurance or pensions in a quantitative role. This degree will help you develop the technical and specialist skills needed to pursue the role of an actuarial analyst.
The training provided in this comprehensive degree course will help you complete at least 10 of the 15 examinations from the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, setting you on the path towards becoming a fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries. The degree is for a high-achieving student looking for a foundation to enter the actuarial profession. You have a passion for mathematics, and like to analyze data to solve business and financial problems Download Brochure
Bachelor of Science in Informatics and Computer Science
It is designed to meet increasing demand in the market place for people who have deep technical programming and theoretical computer science knowledge for designing complex systems in the current rapidly expanding knowledge-based society. The graduates need to understand organisational culture and work in inter-disciplinary teams with focus on people. The course is structured to meet the qualification needs and skill requirements of growing computer and software industry. Informatics and Computer Science spans a wider range, of cutting-edge developments in computer vision, intelligent systems and other emerging areas in computing. Download Brochure
Bachelor of Science in Telecommunications
The Bachelor of Science in Telecommunications is a course that prepares candidates to become specialists in the Telecommunications industry and can address the needs of the modern business. It is designed to meet the increasing demand in the market place for IT professionals with a wide knowledge of business management, technical skills in telecommunications and the capacity to harness and implement ICT strategies taking advantage of emerging technologies.
The programme focuses on the strategic use, development, implementation and management of telecommunication systems and devices. It meets the need to have graduates with good computer and telecommunications skills in the emerging knowledge economy Download Brochure
Bachelor of Business Information Technology(BBIT)
Bachelor of Business Information Technology (BBIT) is a modern course that brings together two key aspects of computer training, that is, the link between Information Technology and the Business environment.The course is structured to focus on issues surrounding development and implementation of IT solutions that meet organisational strategies such as strategic use of information systems to give businesses a competitive advantage through proper information management. To ensure curriculum keeps pace with changing industry demands, students will select current topics to be covered by industry experts in their final year. Download Brochure
Bachelor of Arts in Communication (Journalism and Public Relations or Journalism and Development Communication)
The Bachelor of Arts in Communication (Journalism and Public Relations or Journalism and Development Communication) is a pathway to becoming a public relations or communication for development practitioner who utilizes the tools of language and communication effectively.
The course aims at equipping students with skills that will enable them to communicate effectively in culturally diverse settings, interpersonal and professional contexts, as well as in public relations, advertising, event planning, sales and teaching. This program is also designed to equip students with theoretically rigorous understanding of communication, and in so doing, gain critical thinking skills, explore ethical issues, and develop abilities as written and oral communicators. Download Brochure
Bachelor of Arts in Development Studies and Philosophy
The Bachelor of Arts in Development Studies and Philosophy offers a unique and comprehensive combination of philosophical grounding for the issues of human development. It prepares graduates to help solve problems of contemporary society. Thus, graduates will be capable of offering not only technical skills but also the intellectual capacities to forge ideas and implement them.
The degree prepares graduates to work in a demanding and diverse environment in which a deep appreciation of development and life issues is required in combination with analytical skills and a flexibility to respond to the issues of the day in a robust way. It prepares the graduates to work and make informed life choices in an interdisciplinary environment and exercise the requisite decision making and leadership skills. Download Brochure
Bachelor of Arts in International Studies
The Bachelor of Arts in International Studies prepares persons who wish to work in diplomacy, large international organizations, NGO’s, international trade and global corporations. The course aims at equipping students with skills that will enable them to effectively start a career in organizations that traverse national boundaries in public service as well as private enterprise within culturally and legally diverse settings.
This program is designed to equip students with a rigorous grounding of international economics, business and law, international politics and diplomacy, as well as international development with emphasis on both theory and application. The course is also designed to develop persons of high integrity with critical thinking skills, and with excellent communication abilities both written and oral, and who can interact effectively with the international community. Download Brochure