There are over 10 universities in Kenya that offer Bachelor of Finance and Accounting. Each university has set its own admission requirements as stated below;
——–TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF KENYA BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ACCOUNTANCY ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
|Examination||Minimum requirements||Cluster subjects||Subject grouping|
|KCSE||The applicant should have a minimum of C + overrall grade plus at least a C + in the cluster subjects||English/kiswahili Mathematics Any group III subjects Any other subjects||Group I: English, kiswahili, Mathematics Group II: Biology, Physics, Chemisty Group III: History & Government, Geography, Christian Religious Education, Islamic Religious Education, Hindu Religious Education Group IV: Home Science, Art & Design, Agriculture, Aviation Technology, Computer Studies Group V: French, Gernan, Arabic, Music, Business Studies|
|A-Level or equivalent||Applicants should have a minimum of two (2) principal passes and a subsidiary pass in the General Paper at A-level and have passed with a credit in English at O-levels.||N/A||N/A|
|Higher Diploma in Business Management or equivalent||Applicants with a Higher Diploma (HDip) in Management offered by The Kenya Polytechnic University College or any other recognized examining body shall qualify for admission||N/A||N/A|
|CPA/CPS II qualification||Holders of CPA/CPS Part II or equivalent qualification||N/A||N/A|
Exemption from any Courses in the Programme
Higher Diploma in Management or Equivalent
Applicants with the Higher Diploma or equivalent shall generally be exempted from the first two years of study on the programme, except that a candidate shall be required to take any course units in the first two years of study on the programme that they might not have covered in their earlier course of study to the satisfaction of Senate.
Diploma in Business Studies or Equivalent
Applicants with the Diploma in Accountancy, Business Administration, Human Resource Management, Marketing or Procurement & Supplies Management or equivalent shall generally be exempted from the first two years of study on the programme, except that a candidate shall be required to take any course units in the first and second years of study on the programme that they might not have covered in their earlier course of study to the satisfaction of Senate.
For the Diploma (B-TEP) holders, the units that are core to the Degree of study shall have a maximum of 50% credit transfer.
The point of entry into the programme for candidates with qualifications other than KSCE, A-Levels, Diploma or Higher Diploma or CPA shall be approved by the Senate on the recommendations of the Academic Board of the School of Business & Management Studies and the College Academic Board, and shall be based on the qualifications of the applicant.
——University of Nairobi
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ACCOUNTING D34
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN FINANCE D35
General Admission Requirements
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 following are eligible for admission into the programme:
a) Holder of KCSE certificate with a minimum aggregate of C+ and a minimum of C in both Mathematics and English/Kiswahili.
b) Holder of KACE certificate with a minimum of two principal passes and a minimum of a credit (6) pass in Mathematics at KCE.
c) Holder of a degree from a recognized university.
d) Holder of a diploma from a recognized institution.
e)Holder of CPA/CPS Part II or equivalent professional qualification.
f) Holder of pre-university qualification with minimum average score of C or equivalent from a recognized university.
g) Holder of qualifications deemed to be equivalent to any of the above.
——USIU Bachelor of Science in Accounting
Zetech University Bachelor of Accounting and Finance- BAF Admission Requirements
- An aggregate grade of C+ (C Plus) in K.C.S.E
- Minimum of grade C- in Mathematics and English or Kiswahili
- KNEC 3 years Diploma or its equivalent.
—–Africa International University Bachelor of Science in Accountancy and Financial Management
——–UNICAF BSc Accounting and Finance Admission Requirements
- Regular admission to a Bachelor’s degree programme requires a High School Leaving Certificate or equivalent.
- Applicants with a Diploma or Advanced Diploma may also be considered for entry.
- Applicants with a Diploma or Advanced Diploma in a relevant area may be considered for credit transfer.
- Applicants who do not meet the minimum academic requirements, but who have at least 2 years relevant, post-secondary professional experience, may also be considered for entry
- English proficiency.
- Copy of passport or ID
——-The Cooperative University of Kenya Bachelor of Science in Finance Admission Requirements
Website link: https://www.cuk.ac.ke/accountingandfinance/programmes/#