About the Course

The Bachelor of Business Administration is aimed at preparing students for a career in business and related fields. The degree aims to provide students with a broad-based business education that takes into account the skills necessary to perform as a professional in the dynamic global business environment .The program integrates faith and Christian values that will enable students to learn the important skills effective managers need to survive and succeed in today's marketplace.

Upon successful completion of the prescribed course of study for Bachelor of Business administration, the graduate will have acquired knowledge, skills and abilities to be able to:

i. Demonstrate oral and written communication skills in diverse business contexts
ii. Demonstrate proficient knowledge of and skills in the use of fundamental technology tools and concepts in business related practices
iii. Exhibit ethical and strategic leadership and social responsibility in business and related practices
iv. Apply critical and creative thinking skills in solving business related problems using both quantitative and qualitative analysis
v. Apply knowledge, skills and Christ-like attitudes in the functional areas of business
vi. Cultivate global business practices with local relevance and astute multicultural and diversity understandings


Admission Requirement

A candidate must satisfy any of the following minimum requirements before admission into the programme:


1. Be a holder of KCSE (or equivalent examination) certificate with a minimum aggregate of C+ and a minimum of C in both Mathematics and English/Kiswahili,

2. Be a holder of KACE certificate with a minimum of two principal passes and a minimum of a credit pass in Mathematics at KCE,

3. Diploma in relevant disciplines in the field of business from an institution recognized by the university senate in liaison with CUE.

4. Be a holder of any other qualification accepted by the University Senate as equivalent to any of the above.


Courses in the curriculum are classified as University Core, General Education Core, Business Education (foundational) courses and Business Electives.

All students pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Program must complete the following requirements:

Course Category No of Credits No of Courses % of Total
University Core 30 10 16.7
General Education 18 6 10.0
Business Education (+ project & Internship) 123 41 73.3
Business Electives 9 3


60 100

Mode of Delivery

  • The programme adopts a synchronous mode of delivery where the lecturer and the students are expected to be physically present together in a defined location at a specific time.
  • Such contact is expected between the lecturers and the students for the entire duration of the programme. Students will be required to meet face-to-face with the lecturer or supervisor.
  • For each hour of contact, the student is expected to put in two hours of preparation time.
  • To achieve this, the teaching methodologies will include case studies, library research, discussions, tutorials and presentations.
  • The programme is delivered in course units (one course is referred to as a unit) with a total of 60 courses totalling to 180 hours.
  • Classes are usually held at AIU’s main campus in Karen on week days. Each course is designed for a three hour face-to-face time with the lecturer per week for ten weeks.

Fee Structure

Tuition per term 50,400
Admin Charges 13,525
Total per term 63,925
Total per year 191,775
Total per program 767, 100

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