Bachelor of Business Information Technology - Strathmore University | Educartis

4 years
On Campus


Course Overview

This four year Bachelor of Business Information Technology Degree (BBIT) is a modern course that brings together two key aspects of computer training: that is the link between IT and business. Taken on-campus at Strathmore University, this course is structured to focus on issues surrounding the development and implementation of IT solutions that meet organisational strategies such as strategic use of information systems to give companies a competitive advantage through proper information management. To ensure the curriculum keeps pace with changing industry demands, students will select current topics to be covered by industry experts in their final year. 

IT is a rapidly evolving field, crucial to all types of businesses and industries, as it allows companies to serve customers more efficiently, access more information, easily adapt to a changing business environment, and increase employee productivity. This means that individuals with a strong foundation in business and the unique ability to develop or manage computer systems, are in very high demand. If you're looking for a modern career with great opportunities for growth, this on-campus degree will give you the appropriate business and IT skills to become globally competitive practitioners and entrepreneurs. 
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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of this programme, students will be able to: 

  • Demonstrate theoretical and technical knowledge of business information systems and the ability to apply this knowledge in developing effective IT systems. 
  • Perform analysis and design in developing computer applications within business contexts. 
  • Reflect upon work practices, tools, and frameworks for ongoing professional development. 
  • Apply informed professional judgments regarding ethical and responsible decision making with consideration of related social responsibilities. 
  • Think creatively when identifying effective system solutions for business problems. 

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Certification obtained

Bachelor of Business Information Technology 

What jobs will I qualify for?

This programme will provide a stepping stone to exciting and rewarding careers such as: 

  • IT Specialist
  • Customer Business Analyst 
  • Information Tech Professional 
  • IT Business Analyst 



On Campus, 2 years, Flexible


Online and On Campus, 4 years, Flexible


On Campus, 8 months, Flexible


When do I start?

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Admission Criteria

To apply for this course students must have: 

  • KCSE Mean Grade of B- 
  • Six Bs at IGCSE including in Mathematics and English, and 2 Principle Passes and 1 Subsidiary Pass at A Levels 
  • Six Bs at O-Level including Mathematics and English and IB 28 points with 5 points in Mathematics and English. 
  • A distinction in the Strathmore Entrance Exam
  • Proven leadership skills in school & community and outstanding performance in extra-curricular activities are an added advantage

How do I apply?

In order to apply for this course, students must: 

  • Fill out the registration form 
  • All candidates meeting the entry requirements must sit the University Entrance Examination in English, Mathematics, and an oral interview 
  • Interviews are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:00 am 
  • Candidates are required to bring: 
    • Original and photocopies of all relevant academic certificates
    • Birth Certificate/ID/Passport 
    • 2 Passport Sized Photographs 
    • KSH 1,800 Entrance Exam Fee 

Payment options

Strathmore University is pleased to inform its students, parents and sponsors, that it has developed an easy and convenient platform for payment of fees. This platform was developed in collaboration with CFC Stanbic Bank and allows students/parents/guardians to pay fees using internet banking. The platform also allows for MPesa mode of payment.

Online Banking 
Complete the transaction request via your respective bank platform, taking note of the following: 
  • Account Name: Strathmore University 
  • Account Number: This includes the Strathmore University Number (99020) and your student number
  • Bank Details
    • Bank - Stanbic Bank 
    • Branch  Chiromo - 31000 
    • Swift - SBICKENX

  • Go to your M-PESA Application 
  • Under Pay Bill Option, input 168633 (Stanbic Bank Pay Bill Number) 
  • Under Account Name Option, input 99020 (Strathmore University Number) and your six digit student account number. 
  • Input the amount to be paid and complete the transaction. 

Cash and Bankers Cheque
Simply visit any Stanbic Bank branches countrywide and provide the teller with the cash/bankers cheque and your six digit student number.

Students may also pay fees (cash and bankers cheque deposits only) to any of the following accounts:

  1.  Standard Chartered Bank (any branch in Kenya) Account No. 010 204 484 4 000
  2.  Co-operative Bank of Kenya (any branch in Kenya) Account No. 01129 1604946 00

Financing Options 
  • Strathmore students get loads for Higher Education Loans Board (HELB). 
  • The university also has an arrangement to provide 4 year tuition loans with KIVA. The repayment period for KIVA is five years which commences one year after graduation. 

Detailed course information

This course is taken on-campus at Strathmore University. Main topics covered include: 

  • Information Systems 
  • Business Communications 
  • Database Management Systems 
  • Principles of eBusiness
  • Systems Analysis 
  • Introductory Business Mathematics
  • Web Technologies
  • Information and Communication Security 

Where and When


Strathmore University

Madaraka Estate, Ole Sangale Road, off Langata Road. , Nairobi, Kenya


Strathmore University

Madaraka Estate, Ole Sangale Road, off Langata Road. , Nairobi, Kenya


Strathmore University

Madaraka Estate, Ole Sangale Road, off Langata Road. , Nairobi, Kenya

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