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September 2013 Intake

Strathmore University’s September intake in the Faculty of Information Technology (FIT), the School of Management (SMC) and Centre for Tourism and Hospitality (CTH) is on. The courses whose registration is on-going range from:


Graduate programmes

Undergraduate programmes,

Diploma Courses

For details of enrolment https://strathmore.edu/en/study-at-strathmore/apply-to-strathmore



Strathmore, a leading private institution in East Africa is well known as a market leader and its’ graduates are well received as the best and all-rounded in this region’s business environment. The main recruiting firms especially target top students from the University due to the superior training as evidenced in all Career Fairs held at Strathmore.


The programme offering which has a strong business orientation has proved to be popular with potential students, not only school leavers, but also working class professionals who have the option of the ‘Exempt degree’ for those who have had prior qualifications such as a diploma in IT or are CPA professionals. The ‘Exempt options’ takes into consideration previous training and working experience to enable those who take it, attain a degree at a shorter time. 


Graduate programmes in SU

One word describes the Graduate programmes in Strathmore; thorough.  The calibre of students attending the Masters programmes in Strathmore is drawn largely from senior managers in the business sector.

These programmes seek to enrich the skills and knowledge as well as leadership competencies of the participants, while drawing from their diverse backgrounds to increase their marketability and competitiveness.

As a standard requirement of all Masters Programmes, core units are combined with elective ones depending on the desired specialisation followed by the research project undertaken after successful completion of course work.  Most projects seek to address challenges in a participants’ sector or department at work so that real problems are addressed by the study areas.

Dedicated supervisors are allocated to each student to ensure compliance to ethical standards of research.


Master of Science in Computer-Based Information Systems

The Master of Science in Computer-Based Information Systems (MSc.CIS) programme prepares candidates to become specialists in the Information Technology (IT) needs of modern businesses, especially at the middle and senior levels of organisations. It is designed to meet the increasing demand in the work place for IT professionals with a wide range of technical skills and the capacity to offer support in the implementation of IT-based solutions in a business environment.


Master of Science in Information Technology (Msc.IT)

The Master of Science in Information Technology (Msc.IT) is a programme designed to meet the needs of the market for expertise in Information Technology (IT). It is designed to meet the increasing demand in the work-place for IT professionals with a broad sound knowledge of both technical and managerial skills. 


Master of Applied Philosophy and Ethics (MAPE)

The Master’s of Arts in Philosophy and Ethics (MAPE) is a two year, part time program. It will give the scientific base for the development of any human activity in such a way that it is not only technically well done, but is at the same time conducive to the betterment and happiness of all people involved in it. It is open to degree holders from various disciplines, be they from government or private sector and even, non-governmental organisations.


Master of Science in Educational Management

The Masters in Educational Management is intended to provide a strong foundation in educational research and at the same time, provide other course units relevant for the successful management of schools and other educational institutions. It equips educational managers with transformative skills and knowledge to run and manage their institutions efficiently and effectively.


Bachelor in Business in Information and Technology (BBIT)

Bachelor in Business in Information and Technology (BBIT) seeks to prepare students for the job market by giving them a thorough knowledge of how the business environment is organised and managed. BBIT’s thorough curriculum not only gives graduates a cutting edge advantage in the general business management, but also enables them to diversify into other careers such as programming, networking, design to name but a few areas.

The Strathmore BBIT alumni have proved to be versatile and adaptable in the job market, with many landing lucrative careers in IT departments, and especially in leadership positions due to the training in ethics, leadership and governance aspects that are incorporated in all Strathmore programmes. ‘Moulding the whole person’ is a key mandate that the University seeks to fulfil, hence the distinct difference clearly noted by many employers, who demand quality from their employees.


Bachelor in Commerce

Bachelor in Commerce is a popular programme of the School of Management and Commerce, and it seeks to offer a quality academic programme in business and management, with particular strengths in finance, accounting, business administration, marketing, entrepreneurship, microfinance and operations management.


The ‘BCOM Exempt option ‘ is particularly popular with accountants who due to their busy schedules at work, find it suitable to attend evening classes at the Strathmore School of Management. This gives them the flexibility to work and study at the same time.


Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management (BHM)


The Hospitality Management programme exposes the students to an environment oriented to both business and hotel operations and management. The BHM curriculum is a combination of theory and practice where the students are exposed to hands-on training in food and beverage production and service and in rooms division management within the Strathmore facility and in the hotels where they will do their attachment and internship. The students acquire not only technical and management skills but also the necessary soft skills such as spirit of service, social etiquette, personal responsibility, commitment and teamwork. The BHM graduates will be better equipped to work in hotels as well as in various service organizations such as resorts, restaurants, airlines, cruise ships, hospitals, conventions and conference facilities and banqueting, or venture into business start-up of events management and outside catering and lodging houses.


Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management (BTM)


The Tourism Management programme equips the students 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, travel and tourism. The BTM curriculum, which is a combination of theory and field work, is unique to Strathmore as it provides the students with the necessary competence in tourism product development and destination management among others. 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, or venturing into business start-up of developing tourist destinations that abound in Kenya and in neighboring countries.