Bachelor of Business Information Technology - Kenya Methodist University | Educartis

Nairobi
3 years
Bachelor
On Campus

Benefits

Course Overview

This Bachelor of Business Information Technology is a three year course designed to equip students with advanced skills and knowledge in computer hardware and software. Taken on-campus at the Kenya Methodist University, this course covers key topics including Communication Skills, Computer Operating Systems, Artificial Intelligence, Project Management and E-Commerce to produce graduates who are able to contribute effectively within the field upon completion of the programme. To ensure rigorous training, students will undergo an industrial attachment in the seventh trimester. 

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 IT and 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 course, 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 and identify effective system solutions for business problems. 
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Certification obtained

Bachelor of Business Information Technology

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will successfully prepare students for careers such as: 

  • Web Technician 
  • Software Engineer 
  • Data Administrator 
  • Computer Programmer 

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When do I start?

Next available course

Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students require: 

  • A KCSE Certificate with an aggregate grade of C + or any other approved equivalent qualification 

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must: 

  • Download and fill in an application form 
  • Submit a non-refundable fee of 1,000 KES 
  • Provide 4 passport-sized photographs 
  • Attach a copy of their National ID/Passport and relevant academic/professional certificates  

Payment options

Students can pay their school fees through a bank transfer or deposit using the following banks and information:

Consolidated Bank
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 10071200000122
Equity Bank 
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 0140290923812
Cooperative Bank
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 01129020131200 
Barclays Bank 
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 030131055757
Commercial Bank of Kenya 
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 1113539364
National Bank 
  • Branch: Mombasa 
  • Bank Account Number: 01021009876700
Family Bank 
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 063000022033
Chase Bank 
  • Branch: Riverside 
  • Bank Account Number: 0082071993001
Standard Chartered Bank

  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 10102863422800
UBA Bank
  • Branch: Westlands 
  • Bank Account Number: 55010160006068

Detailed course information

This course is taken on-campus at the Kenya Methodist University over the duration of three academic years (12 trimesters). During the seventh trimester, students will undergo an industrial attachment. The curriculum is as follows:

Year 1
Trimester 1 
  • Communication Skills 
  • Introduction to Business Information Systems
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Management 
  • Foundation of Mathematics
  • Christian Beliefs
Trimester 2 
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Computer Organisation and Architecture
  • Probability and Statistics 
  • Principles of Accounting 
  • HIV/AIDS 
  • Macroeconomics
Trimester 3 
  • Linear Algebra
  • Structured Programming 
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Database Systems
  • Computer Operating Systems I
  • Introduction to Computer Networks
Year 2
Trimester 1 
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Telecommunication Networks
  • Cost Accounting
  • Organisational Behaviour
Trimester 2 
  • Business Law I
  • Environmental Science
  • Operations Research for Business 
  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
  • Data Structures and Algorithms 
  • Software Engineering Principles 
Trimester 3 
  • Human Computer Interaction 
  • ICT Project Management 
  • Object Oriented Analysis and Design 
  • Research Methodology 
  • Application Programming For the Internet 
  • Industrial Attachment (Planning Phase) 
Year 3 
Trimester 1 
  • Industrial attachment 
Trimester 2 
  • E-Commerce 
  • Simulation and Modeling 
  • Security and Audit 
  • Accounting Informations System 
  • Elective Course
  • Elective Course 
Trimester 3 
  • Management Information Systems 
  • Strategic Management 
  • IT Research Project (Execution Stage) 
  • Entrepreneurship 

Optional Courses

Business Options 
  • Probability and Statistics II
  • Financial Management
Information Systems Options
  • Multimedia Systems and Applications
  • Advanced Database Systems
  • Advanced Programming
  • Knowledge Management
  • Computer Operating Systems II
Networking Options
  • Wireless Communications
  • Network Administration I
  • Network Hardware and Configuration
  • Cryptography and Network Security
  • Distributed Systems 
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Where and When

31/05/2019

Kenya Methodist University


View Park Towers 16th Floor, Nairobi, Kenya

02/09/2019

Kenya Methodist University


View Park Towers 16th Floor, Nairobi, Kenya

30/09/2019

Kenya Methodist University


View Park Towers 16th Floor, Nairobi, Kenya

Course Provider

Email & Website
  • info@kemu.ac.ke
  • http://www.kemu.ac.ke
Phone & Location
  • +254724256162
  • +254725751878
  • View Park Towers 16th Floor