Bachelor of Science Business Administration


Through this course KWUST aims to produce graduates with a broad interest in all commercial activities and who will build upon knowledge of the functional, environmental, behavioural, economic and legal aspects of business and provide analytical and conceptual tools for analysing and solving problems. The programme is designed to create a self-directed graduate who will understand the particular challenges women face in the dynamic and multicultural workplace. The graduate will, therefore, enter the job market confident that she knows herself and her skills well enough to compete and be competent to be a leader – in whatever area of operation she may choose.

Mission statment

To develop and nurture well rounded, confident and responsible women who aspire to achieve their full potential and prepared to cope with a changing post-modern and globalised world.

The Department of Business Administration is one of the largest and fastest-growing departments under the School of Business and Management of Kiriri Women’s University. The Department offers an exceptionally wide and unique range of market-driven programs at both undergraduate, Diploma and Certificate level. The programmes are constantly reviewed to be in tune with the ever dynamic business environment. The Department seeks to leverage the use of technology to deliver quality, value-driven and flexible learning programmes. Our learners are molded to tackle the societal challenges and address the market challenges with professionalism.


Areas of specialisation



Human Resource Management


General Management

International Business Management

Procurement and Supplies Management


Areas of specialisation

Human Resource Management

Business Administration

Diplomacy & Public Relations

Hotel & Catering Management


Areas of specialisation

Human Resource Management

Business & Management

Upon completion of the course, graduates will:

  • Have an awareness of the broad range of knowledge required in business administration
  • Be equipped with specialised knowledge required in the particular profession they wish to enter
  • Develop the analytical and behavioural skills they will require to make effective use of this knowledge in employment
  • Understand the particular challenges women face in the dynamic multicultural workplace
  • Develop the skills and capabilities required to successfully pursue graduate studies in business

The course has seven distinct majors:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • International Business Management
  • Marketing
  • Purchasing and Supply Management
  • Human Resource Management

Minimum admission requirements

Have a KCSE Mean grade of C+ and minimum grade of  Mathematics – C (Plain) and English or Kiswahili – C (Plain) or 

Be a holder of Kenya Advance Certificate of Education (KACE) certificate with a minimum of two principal passes and subsidiary pass in General paper and a minimum of credit pass in Mathematics at KCE.

Be a holder of a KNEC diploma or its equivalent or Higher National Diploma from an institution recognized by the KWUST Senate.

Possession of the minimum requirements does not guarantee automatic admission to the degree of Bachelor of Science Business Administration.