Bachelor of Business Information and Management Program Offered at Egerton University

Bachelors Degree 4 years Fulltime Fee: on application Intake: Ongoing

Bachelors Degree (Accredited by: Egerton University)

About Bachelor of Business Information and Management Bachelors Degree program.

The demand for Business Information Management professionals by far surpasses the supply. There are few colleges that offer Bachelor of Business Information Management (BINM) courses in Kenya and few of them meet the required standards. Egerton University has been offering diploma and degree courses in Computer Science which have become highly rated in the job market. With the increasing need for better skills and qualifications, Egerton University therefore needs to extend and upgrade training to cover the emerging technology needs tailored to the customers„ needs in the business environment within organizations and industries thus the BINM programme is meant to fill this gap.

Objectives of Bachelor of Business Information and Management

The aim of this course is to prepare graduates to apply an in-depth knowledge of information technology to the business activities of an organization. The course is intended to produce:

  • Personnel for management positions with practical business expertise in solving IT management problems.
  • Personnel who will be employed in service industry, financial institutions, production organizations, research, consultancy and educational institutions.
  • Managers who will use IT skills to meet the current management requirements in offices and industry.
  • Trained personnel who will assist senior managers in the use of IT.
  • Client advisors on the use and application of IT in business applications.

Entry requirements for Bachelor of Business Information and Management

Candidates for admission into the Bachelor of Business Information Management (BINM) must satisfy the minimum common entrance requirement as stipulated by Egerton University Statutes.

The subject cluster will be as stipulated in the criteria by the Joint admission Board (JAB). In addition, the candidates must satisfy either of the following minimum requirements:

  • Be a holder of KCSE certificate with a minimum aggregate of C+ with at least C+ in Mathematics and English/ Kiswahili.
  • Candidates with credit and its equivalent in Diploma in Computer Science,
  • Information Technology, Business Management or any other related discipline from institutions recognized by Egerton University Senate.
  • Mininum Entry Requirements for Bachelor's Degree at Egerton University
    The entry requirements set out below are only minimum, and they in no way entitle an applicant to a place in the University. Applicants must:

  • Have the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education with an average grade C+ (C plus)passed at one sitting from at least seven subjects drawn from subject groupings as specified by the Kenya National Examinations Council or its equivalent.
  • OR

  • Have one of the following combinations of passes in the Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education examination:
  • Two (2) Principal passes obtained at the same sitting.
  • OR

  • Egerton University Statutes 2008 43
  • Two (2) Principal passes obtained at different sittings provided the passes are of Grade C or higher.
  • OR

  • Hold a Diploma of Egerton University with a 'Credit' pass or higher or an equivalent
  • Qualification from a recognized institution in the relevant field of specialization acceptable to Senate. Those with a 'Pass' Diploma will be considered if they have at least two years relevant experience after graduation.
  • AND
    Meet additional entry requirements as may be specified by the respective Department, Faculty, School or Institute.

    To be admitted for a PRE-SERVICE DEGREE PROGRAM, a prospective candidate must have all the requirements set up by the joint Admission Board (JAB), with a prospective IN-SERVICE student must have completed a diplomaprogram in the relevant field and graduated with at least a CREDIT.

Bachelor of Business Information and Management Course Subjects

The Bachelor of Business Information Management (BINM) is a four-year study programme. The BINM programme is to be completed in four (4) academic years or 8 semesters for full-time students and a maximum of eight (8) academic years for part time students.
A maximum transfer of thirty percent (30%) of the Senate-approved Credit Factors towards the requirements for the degree programme will be accepted for graduates of diploma in Information Technology or related discipline, provided the candidate had obtained a grade ‗B„ or above in the specific relevant course. However, the candidate must meet the minimum requirements as stipulated in the Egerton University Statutes.
To qualify for the award of the degree of Bachelor of Business Information Management, a student must have completed and passed one hundred and fifty four point five (154.5) Credit Factors. The C.Fs comprise of ninety six (96) in BINM and fifty eight point five (58.5) from Egerton University approved programmes.

About Egerton University

Egerton University is the oldest institution of higher learning in Kenya. It was founded as a Farm School in 1939 by Lord Maurice Egerton of Tatton, a British national who settled in Kenya in the 1920s.

Egerton University has three (3) Campuses and one Campus College.

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