Diploma in Accountancy - Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology - RVIST | Educartis

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Course Overview

This Diploma in Accountancy is taken over 8 semesters and provides students with the necessary knowledge, skills, and values required for a successful career in the world of finance. The course is taken on-campus at the Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology, focusing on the fields of banking, investment, corporate finance, finance management, and auditing. It incorporates theoretical learning and practical, hands-on experience to ensure that graduates have the skills to be employed in any finance-related position upon graduation, wether it's in private institutions, or government departments. 

The career prospects in finance and its interdisciplinary domains including accounting, banking, stock broking, and economics are extremely bright, allowing successful graduates to climb to high standing and well-paid positions in whichever organisation they choose to work in. In addition, given the ever-changing global scenario in the realm of economic activity, this path will offer you endless opportunities to grow and learn. This diploma has been designed to develop your business acumen, financial literacy, and analytical skills to ensure you're well prepared for a thriving finance career upon graduation.
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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of the course, students will be able to: 

  • Demonstrate essential skills such as detailed knowledge of financial accounting and reporting. 
  • Communicate professionally and effectively with a range of audiences, for a variety of purposes, using appropriate communication tools.
  • Draw upon relevant principles, perspectives, and theories to inform professional values, practices, and ethics. 
  • Demonstrate a sound knowledge and understanding of the relevant principles required to practice in a dynamic and competitive business environment. 
  • Recognise and apply future-focused, socially and environmentally responsible business principles to generate sustainable economic value.
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Certification obtained

Diploma in Accountancy

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will successfully prepare students for careers such as: 

  • Accountant
  • Bookkeeper 
  • Internal Audit and Risk Manager
  • Finance and Administration Officer 

When do I start?

Next available course

Admission Criteria

To apply for this course, students require a: 
  • KCSE Minimum Grade of C - 

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must: 

  • Fill out an application form 
  • Enclose copies of their National ID/Birth Certificate and Academic Certificates
  • Pay a non-refundable fee of 500 KES 

Payment options

Students can pay their fees through a bank deposit using the following information: 
  • Kenya Commercial Bank - (Account Number 1101786221)
  • Co-operative Bank of Kenya (Account Number 01129087643400)

Detailed course information

This course is taken on-campus at the Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology over the period of 8 semesters. 

Where and When


Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology

P. O. Box 7182 - 20100 NAKURU, Nakuru, Kenya


Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology

P. O. Box 7182 - 20100 NAKURU, Nakuru, Kenya

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