Diploma in Sales and Marketing - University of Nairobi | Educartis

1 years
Distance Learning


Course Overview

This one year diploma has been designed to provide students with a solid theoretical and practical foundation in the area of sales and marketing. Taken as a distance learning option, and offered by University of Nairobi, this programme covers key topics in the field including ICT, entrepreneurship education, customer service, social media, bookkeeping, and communication skills, to ensure students can take up challenging entry-level jobs in the industry or pursue further related studies. 

One of the biggest perks of completing a Certificate in Sales and Marketing is that it provides you with many transferable skills, such as learning how to be an entrepreneur, budget management, time management, and the confidence to speak in public. If you want to work in a fast-paced, competitive, and truly exciting industry, then this diploma course will provide you with the practical experience and attitudes you require to gain an edge in this demanding sector. 

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

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

  • Take up challenging roles within the industry and demonstrate complete professionalism. 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of social, legal, ethical and technological forces when it comes to decision-making.
  • Construct written plans and professional, interactive oral presentations.
  • Understand and create an integrated communications plan which involves promotional strategies and measures of effectiveness. 
  • Develop their leadership and customer service skills. 
Certification obtained

Diploma in Sales and Marketing 

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will prepare students well for careers such as: 

  • Marketing Executive 
  • Business Development Executive
  • Sales Executive 
  • Marketing Manager 


When do I start?

Next available course

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Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students require either: 

  • A KCSE Mean Grade of C (Plain) with a C - (Minus) in Mathematics or Business Studies or Accounts or Economics and C- in English or Kiswahili
  • KCE/EACE Div. III with a pass in Mathematics or Business Studies or Accounts or Economics and a Pass in English or Kiswahili
  • KACE/EAACE with 2 Subsidiary Passes
  • KCSE mean grade C- (Minus) with a professional certificate from an institution recognised by Senate
  • A degree from the University of Nairobi or any other university recognised by University of Nairobi Senate

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must: 

  • Fill out an application form 
  • Submit certified copies of their result slips 
  • Pay a non-refundable application fee

Payment options

The University of Nairobi doesn't accept cash payments. Students must pay for their fees through bankers cheque using the following information: 

  • Bank: Barclays Bank 
  • Branch: Westlands 
  • Account Name: UNES
  • Account Number: 03-073-1021554

  • Students can pay for the fees in two equal instalments. 

Fee Breakdown: 

  • Tuition - 56,000 KSH
  • Project - 10,000 KSH (one time payment)
  • Medical - 5,000 KSH (per year) 
  • Exams - 5,000 KSH (per year) 
  • Activity - 2,000 KSH (per year) 
  • Caution Fee - 5,000 KSH (one time payment) 
  • Registration - 500 KSH (per year) 
  • Student Organisation - 1,000 KSH (per year) 
  • ID Card- 500 KSH (one time payment) 
  • Computer Fees - 5,000 KSH (per year) 

Detailed course information

This course is taken as a distance learning option and is offered by the University of Nairobi. 

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