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Bachelor of Business Information Technology (BBIT)

The Bachelor of Business Information Technology degree prepares candidates to become specialists in the Information Technology needs of modern businesses. It is designed to meet the increasing demand in the market place for IT professionals with a wide knowledge of business management, technical skills and the capacity to harness and implement IT strategies taking advantage of emerging technologies.

The course is structured to focus on issues surrounding the strategic use, development, implementation and management of computer systems. It includes creating critical awareness of the need to align Information Systems and Information Technology with an organization’s long-term strategy. Courses in humanities and ethics are included to address the need for a wider consideration of issues in business decision-making. Candidates are prepared to work as project managers, System Designers, Information Systems Developers and so on.

Why study BBIT?

The programmes therefore provides Business Information Technology graduates with a real world technological experience that will prepare them into the fields of Business and Information Technology for the economic growth and prosperity of the region and world at large.

Who is it for

A level graduates and Diploma in Business information technology holders who wish to take a career in Business and Information Technology sector as programmers, web developers, database designers and administrators, networking, business managers, business developers among others.

Programme objectives

  1. To provide students with a broad base knowledge of Business and Information Technology in order to manage the information in modern world.
  2. To provide an understanding of perspectives that form the context of Information Technology.
  3. To provide graduates with practical real world examples of equipment and services found in modern world.
  4. To provide  Business Information Technology graduates with knowledge skills to enable them manage modern businesses using information technology.
  5. To produce an  Information Technology professional whose qualification will be recognised in the world of modern world.

Minimum entry requirements

Mean Grade C+ and C+ plus in Mathematics, C+ English/Kiswahili

A minimum of two principal passes and a subsidiary 5 upper Level passes

5 ‘O’ level passes with C and above or principal C at A Level

12th grade
GPA of 2.7

Diploma Credit pass from an institution recognised by CUE. Students from countries, which do not sit any of the above examinations and have completed secondary school, will be required to sit on a special qualifying examination.

Study Mode

Full time

Programme duration
4 years

Start dates
January, April, September