Entry Requirements
Applicants into this programme must meet the following entry requirements;
 A holder of a Bachelor of Commerce, Second class honors upper division or equivalent from Kenyatta University or of any other recognized university.
 A holder of Bachelor of Commerce second class lower division or its equivalent from Kenyatta University or any other recognized university, with two year working experience with proven ability in research.

Duration and Pattern
The programme of study for the MSc (Finance) degree consists of coursework, examination and thesis.
 The programme is offered in two modes, regular (daytime) and evening with students in both modes being required to take a total of twenty (20) units by the end of the programme.
 In the first year of study, a student takes ten (10) core units and any two (2) of approved electives. Such electives may also be taken from the approved list of units from the other programmes within the school.
 In the second year of study, a student will concentrate on research work and submit a thesis which is equivalent to 8 units.



Tuituion Fees : 130,000.00
Statutory Fees: 23,500.00
Fee per Annum: 153,500.00

>>>Download MASTER of SCIENCE course description in Word

>>>Download MASTER of SCIENCE  course description in Pdf

Course Structure
Year 1
Core Units

CFI 500: Theory of Finance
CFI 501: Corporate Finance
CFI 502: Financial Intermediation
CFI 503: Financial Econometrics
CFI 504: International Finance
CFI 600: Financial Analysis
CBA 501: Managerial Economics
CMS 500: Quantitative Techniques
CMS 501: Management Information Systems
SCU 600: Research Methods

Elective Units

CFI 601: International Investment
CFI 602: Public Sector Financial Management
CFI 603: Security Investment Analysis
CFI 604: International Money and Banking
CFI 605: Multinational Finance
CFI 606: Continuous Time Pricing Theory
CFI 607: Entrepreneurial Finance
CFI 608: Small Business Mergers and Acquisition

Year 2
SCU 602 Thesis (8 Units)


Admission Requirements
(a) The minimum requirements for entry into the university shall apply.
(b) The common regulations for entry into the School of Business shall apply.

Course Structure
Level 100

CAC 100 Fundamental of Accounting I
CAC 101 Fundamentals of Accounting II
CBA 100 Business Studies
CBA 101 Business Law I
CMS100 Management Mathematics I
CMS 101 Introduction to Insurance
CMS 102 Management Mathematics II
CFI 100 Introduction to Finance
AEC 100 Elements of Microeconomics
AEC 102 Elements of Macroeconomics

Level 200

CAC 200 Accounting for Assets
CAC 201 Accounting for Liabilities and Equities
CAC 202 Cost Accounting I
CBA 200 Principles of Management
CBA 201 Behavioral Science
CBA 202 Principles of Marketing
CMS 200 Business Statistics
CMS 201 Computer Programming
CMS 202 Risk Management
CFI 200 Fundamentals of Corporate Finance
AEC 200 Intermediate Microeconomics Theory
AEC 202 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory

Level 300
Core Units

CAC 300: Management Accounting I
CBA 300: Organization Theory
CBA 301: Introduction to Human Resource Management
CBA 302: Business Law II
CFI 302: Public Finance
CMS 300: Systems Analysis and Design
CMS 305 Research Methods

Required Units
(i) Marketing Option

CBA 304 Marketing Strategies and Plans
CBA 305: Consumer Behavior
CBA 308: Marketing Research
CBA 309 Global Marketing
CMS 302: Applied Statistical Methods

(ii) Human Resource Management Option

CBA312: Manpower Planning, Recruitment and
CBA 313: Training, Development and Maintenance
CBA 314: Appraisal, Compensation and Reward
CBA 316: Industrial Psychology
CBA 317: Industrial Health, Safety and Welfare
CBA 318: Intervention Theory and Organizational

Elective Units

CBA 303: Entrepreneurship and Small Business
CBA 306: Marketing of Services
CBA 307: Management of Co-operatives
CBA 310: Project Appraisal and Evaluation
CBA 311: Agricultural Economics
CBA 315: Economics of Industry and Labour

Level 400
Core Units

CBA 400: Business Policy and Decisions
CBA 401: Selected Topics in Business Strategies
CBA 402: Company Law
CMS 400: Management of Information Systems

Required Units
(i) Marketing Option

CBA 403: Agricultural Marketing
CBA 404: Industrial Marketing
CBA 405: Sales Management
CBA 406: New product Management
CBA 408: Applied Marketing Research
CBA 409: Promotion and Advertising
CBA 410: Retail Marketing Management

(ii) Human Resource Management Option

CBA 412: Management of International Business
and Organization
CBA 413: Labor Relations and Labor Law
CBA 414: Industrial Relations
CBA 418: Organization Development and Change
CBA 419: Employee Counseling and Crisis

Elective Units

CBA 407 : Total Quality Management
CBA 411: Selected Topics in Marketing
CBA 415 :Production Management
CBA 416: Management of Public Enterprises
CBA 417: Mercantile Law
CBA 420: Public Relations
CBA 421 Topics in Human Resource Management
and Development