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Bachelor of Business Information Technology (BBIT)

A degree in bachelor of business information technology is a dual program that combines business studies with the expertise of information technology. The business aspect provides the knowledge, competencies, and tools necessary for fulfilling an effective career in IT.

Why Study BBIT?

  • Offers Different Career Paths in the field of IT
  • You can find Work Almost Anywhere
  • Offers the Opportunity to Keep Learning and developing your skills
  • Career with Growth Potential
  • Enables you to explore Your Creative Side


  • Analyst/programmer planner,
  • Information systems developer
  • ICT business analyst
  • IT project manager
  • Management consultant
  • Network specialist
  • Systems analyst
  • Web developer

Bachelor of Science in Informatics and Computer Science (BSc. ICS)

Computers and Computers Programmes have utterly defined our current world today and will continue to do so in future through innovations. Computer Scientists take the lead in connecting the abstract with the concrete and create the products we use every day. From the rocket to the computer game. Computer scientists theorise, design, develop, and apply the software and hardware for the programmes we use day in day out

Why study Computer Science

  • The digital era is upon us . The world needs computer scientists
  • Computer scientists are well paid
  • Computer scientists are key in every type of industry
  • It is an internationally recognized qualification with international opportunities

Careers for Computer Scientists:

  • Computer systems engineer.
  • Software applications developer.
  • Computer systems analyst.
  • Network systems administrator.
  • Database administrator.
  • Business intelligence analyst.
  • Web developer.
  • Computer programmer.

Bachelor of Science in Telecommunication (BSc. TC)

(BSc. TC) prepares graduates with good computer and telecommunications skills which are important in the emerging knowledge economy defined by such technologies as mobile telephony. Telecommunications industry is a highly competitive and rapidly booming industry offering thousands of lucrative jobs to students with accredited degrees

Telecommunications engineering is a dynamic and rapidly developing field as a result of today’s heavy reliance on the Internet, cellphones, broadband, wireless networks, broadcasting and satellite applications. Telecom engineers design, implement and manage systems for processing and transmitting information, finding career opportunities in such areas as:

  • Computer communications and networking
  • Mobile communications
  • Voice and data networks
  • TV and radio broadcasting
  • Optical networking
  • Remote sensing, measurement and control
  • Next-generation networks

Telecommunications engineers also find employment in broader areas such as electronic engineering, instrumentation engineering, computer engineering, systems analysis and control engineering.

Bachelor of Commerce

In today’s ever changingbusiness environment a degree in Bachelor of Commerce exposes students to a business environment that offers a wide variety of business disciplines. The course focuses on the factors that drive economicbehaviourat both an individual and organizational level. The course touches on areas such as Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Human resource, Project management to mention a few all which are key in the daily running of companies.


  • Financial Analysts
  • Investment Banking
  • Financial Reporting
  • Accounting
  • Banking
  • Marketing
  • Human Resource Management

Bachelor of Laws

Strathmore Law School aims at training excellent lawyers; critical thinkers who are able to grasp a better understanding of justice.

  • Solicitors
  • Barristers
  • Company Secretary
  • Judges
  • Mediators

Bachelor of Arts in Communication

– Journalism and Public Relations
– Journalism and Communication for Development

The Bachelor of Arts in Communication is a pathway to becoming a public relations or communication for development practitioner who utilizes the tools of language and communication effectively. The course will equip you to be able to communicate effectively in culturally diverse settings, interpersonal and professional contexts, as well as in public relations, advertising, event planning, sales, and teaching. The curriculum includes proficiency in a foreign language which will give you a competitive edge.

Bachelor of Arts in Development Studies and Philosophy

The Bachelor of Arts in Development Studies and Philosophy (BDP) offers a unique and comprehensive combination of philosophical grounding for the issues of human development. It will equip you with the skills to help solve problems of contemporary society. It will prepare you to work and make informed life choices in an interdisciplinary environment and exercise the requisite decision-making and leadership skills.

Career Opportunities

Professionals in internationalorganisations, public policy analysts,programmemanagers and staff, private sector professionals, research officers, government professionals and leaders, private foundation professionals, youth development professionals.

Job Titles include:

  • Foreign Affairs and Trade Officer
  • Immigration Officer
  • Development Manager (International Aid)
  • International Admissions Officer
  • Access and Equity Advisor
  • Aid Worker
  • Community Development Worker
  • Community Liaison Officer
  • Community Project Officer
  • Community Services Worker
  • Coordinator of Social Services
  • Policy Officer/Analyst
  • Social Researcher
  • Social Scientist
  • Support Worker
  • University Lecturer/Academic
  • Welfare Officer
  • Youth Worker

Bachelor of Arts in International Studies (BIS)

The Bachelor of Arts in International Studies (BIS) equips you with skills that will enable you to effectively start a career in organizations that traverse national boundaries in public service aswellasprivate enterprise within culturally and legally diverse settings. It will develop you to be a person of high integrity who can interact effectively with the international community. The curriculum includes proficiency in an international language which will give you a competitive edge.

Career Opportunities

The graduates are prepared to become

  • diplomats,
  • foreign liaison officers,
  • international project officers and managers,
  • international business developers,
  • cross-border entrepreneurs
  • mediators,
  • international development workers in governmental,
  • non-governmental
  • International establishments.
  • Foreign Service Official / Diplomat
  • Translator

Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management (BHM)

This program helps you to expand your hospitality career options. You will Gain insights into product and service development innovation,and dealing with stakeholders from various cultural backgrounds. Through this specialization, you’ll acquire up-to-date knowledge of key industry trends and issues, and an understanding of the major operational, managerial and strategic areas of the hospitality industry.

Job titles/Careers

  • Hotel or resort service manager
  • Food and beverage manager
  • Airline services coordinator
  • Conference coordinator

September Intake for the Exempt Course (Holders of Diplomas in Hospitality can Apply)

Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management (BTM)

The BTM programme equips you with the necessary skills, knowledge, and attitude needed to transform the challenges of the 21st century into business opportunities and socially responsible enterprises in the field of tours, traveland tourism.

The BTM curriculum, which is a combination of theory and field work, is unique to Strathmore as it provides you with the necessary competence in tourism product development and destination management, tourism policy and planning, wildlife management, ecotourism and sustainable tourism, among others.

Why Study BTM?

  • Globally benchmarked curriculum combining Swiss-based service model and US-based business model
  • Internship opportunities through our local and international industry partners
  • International study tours and academic exposure

Career options range from; 

  • Tourism policy and planning in tourism agencies
  • Running a tour and travel company
  • Working in NGO’s and international organizations
  • Setting up wildlife conservancy and eco-lodges
  • Developing tourist destinations

Bachelor of Business Science: Financial Economics (BBSFE)

Economists study how society distributes resources, such as land, labour, raw materials, and machinery, to produce goods and services. They conduct research, collect and analyse data, monitor economic trends, and develop forecasts on a wide variety of issues, including energy costs, inflation, interest rates, exchange rates, business cycles, taxes, and employment levels, among others.  Many economists specialize in a particular area of economics such as;

Some typical job titles in the private sector are:

  • Money Management: Portfolio Analyst, Portfolio Manager, Fund Accountant.
  • Investment Banking: Equity Security Analyst, Fixed Income Analyst, Bond Trader, Stock Trader, Commodity Trader, Futures Trader, Options Trader, Stock Broker, Investment Banker.
  • Insurance Firm: Life Underwriter, Property and Casualty Underwriter, Claims Analyst-Adjuster, Agent.
  • Nonfinancial Firms: Financial Analyst, Inventory Analyst, Pension Fund Administrator, Financial Accountant, Economic Analyst, Economic Forecaster.
  • Banking: Lending Officer, Management Trainee, Foreign Exchange Manager, Foreign Exchange Trader, Trust Officer.

Career Opportunities in Government. The B.S. degree in Financial Economics prepares you for a number of entry level positions in government. Some examples of jobs you will be qualified for include Bank Examiner, Budget Analyst, Compliance Officer, Economist, Financial Analyst, Internal Revenue Agent, Management Analyst, Statistician, and Statistician-Economist.

Bachelor of Business Science: Actuarial Science (BBSAS)

Actuaries analyse past and present data to solve real business problems. A lot of actuaries work is about risk management: assessing how likely an event may be and the costs associated with it. To make things more challenging, actuaries really need to understand how businesses operate, they need to keep up to date with legislative changes, long-term demographic trends and have general commercial and economic awareness. The traditional areas in which actuaries operate are:

Consultancy in:

  • Investment,
  • Life Insurance
  • General Insurance
  • Pensions
  • Investment Management
  • Risk Management

Actuaries are also increasingly moving into other areas of the financial sector such as risk management, banking and capital project management, where their analytical skills can be employed.


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