Cooperative University of Kenya Courses and admission requirements 2024/2025

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Below is a list of courses offered at Cooperative University of Kenya, admission requirements and fee structure for the year 2024/2025

Undergraduate Programmes

BACHELOR OF CO-OPERATIVE BUSINESS (BCOB)

Duration of 8 semesters

QUALIFICATIONS

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with a Mean Grade of C+ or its equivalent

KCSE Mean Grade C- (minus) or its equivalent, plus a KNEC Diploma with a credit I pass (mean score of 60%) or its equivalent from an Accredited and Recognized Institution.

KCSE Mean Grade C- (minus) or its equivalent, plus a CUK Diploma with a credit I pass (mean score of 60%) or its equivalent from an Accredited and Recognized
Institution.

The Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE), East African Certificate of Education (EACE) “Ordinary Level” Division II or their equivalents, plus a CUK/KNEC Diploma with a credit I pass (mean score of 60%)or their equivalents from an Accredited and Recognized Institution.

The Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE), East African Certificate of Education (EACE) “Ordinary Level” Division III or their equivalents, plus CUK/KNEC Certificate and CUK/KNEC Diploma with a credit I pass (mean score of 60%)
or their equivalents from an Accredited and Recognized Institution.

The Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE) “Advanced Level” with two Principal passes and a subsidiary.

• Subject Specific Requirements for direct entrants shall be C plain in English/Kiswahili and C plain in Mathematics/Group II.

BACHELOR OF CO-OPERATIVES AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (BCCD)

Duration of 8 semesters

QUALIFICATIONS

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with a Mean Grade of C+ or its equivalent

KCSE Mean Grade C- (minus) or its equivalent, plus a KNEC Diploma with a credit I pass (mean score of 60%) or its equivalent from an Accredited and Recognized Institution.

KCSE Mean Grade C- (minus) or its equivalent, plus a CUK Diploma with a credit I pass (mean score of 60%) or its equivalent from an Accredited and Recognized
Institution.

The Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE), East African Certificate of Education (EACE) “Ordinary Level” Division II or their equivalents, plus a CUK/KNEC Diploma with a credit I pass (mean score of 60%)or their equivalents from an Accredited and Recognized Institution.

The Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE), East African Certificate of Education (EACE) “Ordinary Level” Division III or their equivalents, plus CUK/KNEC Certificate and CUK/KNEC Diploma with a credit I pass (mean score of 60%)
or their equivalents from an Accredited and Recognized Institution.

The Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE) “Advanced Level” with two Principal passes and a subsidiary.

• Subject Specific Requirements for direct entrants shall be C plain in English/Kiswahili and C plain in Mathematics/Group II.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN DISTASTER RISK MANAGEMENT & SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (BDM)

Duration of 8 semesters

QUALIFICATIONS

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with a Mean Grade of C+ or its equivalent

KCSE Mean Grade C- (minus) or its equivalent, plus a KNEC Diploma with a credit I pass (mean score of 60%) or its equivalent from an Accredited and Recognized Institution.

KCSE Mean Grade C- (minus) or its equivalent, plus a CUK Diploma with a credit I pass (mean score of 60%) or its equivalent from an Accredited and Recognized
Institution.

The Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE), East African Certificate of Education (EACE) “Ordinary Level” Division II or their equivalents, plus a CUK/KNEC Diploma with a credit I pass (mean score of 60%)or their equivalents from an Accredited and Recognized Institution.

The Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE), East African Certificate of Education (EACE) “Ordinary Level” Division III or their equivalents, plus CUK/KNEC Certificate and CUK/KNEC Diploma with a credit I pass (mean score of 60%)
or their equivalents from an Accredited and Recognized Institution.

The Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE) “Advanced Level” with two Principal passes and a subsidiary.

• Subject Specific Requirements for direct entrants shall be C plain in English/Kiswahili and C plain in Mathematics/Group II.

BACHELOR OF COMMERCE (BCOM)

Duration of 8 semesters

QUALIFICATIONS

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with a Mean Grade of C+ or its equivalent

KCSE Mean Grade C- (minus) or its equivalent, plus a KNEC Diploma with a credit I pass (mean score of 60%) or its equivalent from an Accredited and Recognized Institution.

KCSE Mean Grade C- (minus) or its equivalent, plus a CUK Diploma with a credit I pass (mean score of 60%) or its equivalent from an Accredited and Recognized
Institution.

The Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE), East African Certificate of Education (EACE) “Ordinary Level” Division II or their equivalents, plus a CUK/KNEC Diploma with a credit I pass (mean score of 60%)or their equivalents from an Accredited and Recognized Institution.

The Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE), East African Certificate of Education (EACE) “Ordinary Level” Division III or their equivalents, plus CUK/KNEC Certificate and CUK/KNEC Diploma with a credit I pass (mean score of 60%)
or their equivalents from an Accredited and Recognized Institution.

The Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE) “Advanced Level” with two Principal passes and a subsidiary.

• Subject Specific Requirements for direct entrants shall be C plain in English/Kiswahili and C plain in Mathematics/Group II.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN FINANCE

Duration of 8 semesters

QUALIFICATIONS

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with a Mean Grade of C+ or its equivalent

KCSE Mean Grade C- (minus) or its equivalent, plus a KNEC Diploma with a credit I pass (mean score of 60%) or its equivalent from an Accredited and Recognized Institution.

KCSE Mean Grade C- (minus) or its equivalent, plus a CUK Diploma with a credit I pass (mean score of 60%) or its equivalent from an Accredited and Recognized
Institution.

The Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE), East African Certificate of Education (EACE) “Ordinary Level” Division II or their equivalents, plus a CUK/KNEC Diploma with a credit I pass (mean score of 60%)or their equivalents from an Accredited and Recognized Institution.

The Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE), East African Certificate of Education (EACE) “Ordinary Level” Division III or their equivalents, plus CUK/KNEC Certificate and CUK/KNEC Diploma with a credit I pass (mean score of 60%)
or their equivalents from an Accredited and Recognized Institution.

The Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE) “Advanced Level” with two Principal passes and a subsidiary.

• Subject Specific Requirements for direct entrants shall be C plain in English/Kiswahili and C plain in Mathematics/Group II.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Duration of 8 semesters

QUALIFICATIONS

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with a Mean Grade of C+ or its equivalent

KCSE Mean Grade C- (minus) or its equivalent, plus a KNEC Diploma with a credit I pass (mean score of 60%) or its equivalent from an Accredited and Recognized Institution.

KCSE Mean Grade C- (minus) or its equivalent, plus a CUK Diploma with a credit I pass (mean score of 60%) or its equivalent from an Accredited and Recognized
Institution.

The Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE), East African Certificate of Education (EACE) “Ordinary Level” Division II or their equivalents, plus a CUK/KNEC Diploma with a credit I pass (mean score of 60%)or their equivalents from an Accredited and Recognized Institution.

The Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE), East African Certificate of Education (EACE) “Ordinary Level” Division III or their equivalents, plus CUK/KNEC Certificate and CUK/KNEC Diploma with a credit I pass (mean score of 60%)
or their equivalents from an Accredited and Recognized Institution.

The Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE) “Advanced Level” with two Principal passes and a subsidiary.

• Subject Specific Requirements for direct entrants shall be C plain in English/Kiswahili and C plain in Mathematics/Group II.

POSGRADUATE COURSES AND ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS
1 DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION PROGRAMME (PH.D.)
2 MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MBA)
3 MASTER OF SCIENCE IN FINANCE
4 MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ACCOUNTING
5 MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION
6 MASTER OF SCIENCE IN TOURISM MANAGEMENT
   
 SCHOOL OF COMPUTING AND MATHEMATICS (SCM)
1 DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN INFORMATION SYSTEMS
2 MASTER OF SCIENCE IN DATA SCIENCE
3 MASTER OF SCIENCE IN CYBER SECURITY
4 MASTER OF SCIENCE IN STATISTICAL COMPUTING
   
  SCHOOL OF CO-OPERATIVES AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (SCCD)
1 DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN CO-OPERATIVE BUSINESS (PH.D.)
2 MASTER OF SCIENCE IN MARKETING,  INNOVATION AND  TECHNOLOGY
3 MASTER OF CO-OPERATIVE BUSINESS
4 MASTER OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
5 MASTER OF SCIENCE IN AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENT

PAYMENT METHODS

UNIVERSITY BANK ACCOUNTS

All payments to the institution are payable to the Co-operative Bank of Kenya, Account No.01129062663600 (Karen Branch) and the banking slips presented to the University to facilitate issuance of official receipts. The University does not accept cash payments

MPESA PAYMENT OPTION

Procedure for fee payment through M-Pesa:

1. Go to M-Pesa;

2. Select pay bill or pay with M-Pesa then pay bill;

3. Enter business number 728176;

4. Enter account number Admission No. (e.g. BCMC01/0040/2019); Unit code to be Capital letters.

5. Enter amount;

6. Enter your M-Pesa PIN;

7. Confirm the details then press OK.

N/B: You’ll get 2 messages, 1 from M-Pesa and the other from cooperative bank of Kenya showing that your payment has gone through.

COOPERATIVE UNIVERSITY OF KENYA FEE STRUCTURE 2024

FEES STRUCTURES 2023-2024

POST GRADUATE FEES STRUCTURES

Ph.D.Ph.D. IN CO-OPERATIVE BUSINESS  AND BUSINESS
ADMINISTRATION
VIEW
Ph.D.PHILOSOPHY IN INFORMATION SYSTEMS VIEW
   
MASTERSMASTER OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, MASTER OF CO-OPERATIVE
MANAGEMENT, MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, MASTERS IN MARKETING,
INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY, MASTER OF SCIENCE IN AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND
MASTER OF AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENT, MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION, MASTER OF
SCIENCE IN FINANCE AND MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ACCOUNTING.
VIEW
MASTERSMASTER OF SCIENCE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE, MASTER OF SCIENCE IN DATA SCIENCE, MASTER IN SCIENCE IN STATISTICAL COMPUTING, MASTER OF SCIENCE IN CYBER SECURITYVIEW
   

UNDERGRADUATE FEES
STRUCTURES

KUCCPS
DEGREE
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN FINANCE, BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ACTUARIAL SCIENCE, BACHELOR OF
SCIENCE IN APPLIED STATISTICS, BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN APPLIED STATISTICS AND
DATA SCIENCE, BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN APPLIED STATISTICS AND ECCONOMICS,
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ENVIRONMENT, LANDS AND SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE,
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS AND POLICY, BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AND BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN STATISTICS
AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.
Y1-y4
KUCCPS
DEGREE
BACHELOR OF BUSINESS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, BACHELOR OF CATERING AND HOSPITALITY
MANAGEMENT, BACHELOR OF TOURISM AND TRAVEL MANAGEMENT AND BACHELOR OF ARTS IN
PUBLIC RELATIONS AND ADVERTISEMENT.
Y1-Y4
KUCCPS
DEGREE
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ACCOUNTING, BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ECONOMICS, BACHELOR OF BUSINESS
MANAGEMENT,BACHELOR OF COMMERCE,BACHELOR OF CO-OPERATIVE BUSINESS,BACHELOR OF
CO-OPERATIVESAND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, BACHELOR OF PURCHASING AND SUPPLIES
MANAGEMENT, BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BANKING AND FINANCE,BACHELOR
OF SCIENCE IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP,BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN MARKETING,INNOVATION AND
TECHNOLOGY, BACHELOR OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, BACHELOR OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND MARKETING AND
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENT.
Y1-Y4

KUCCPS
DEGREE
BACHELOR OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN DISASTER MANAGEMENT AND SUSTAINABLE
DEVELOPMENT.
Y1-Y4
KUCCPS
DEGREE
BACHELOR OF COMMERCE, BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN FINANCE, BACHELOR OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP, BACHELOR OF CO-OPERATIVE BUSINESS, BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT & SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, BACHELOR OF CO-OPERATIVE AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, BACHELOR OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, BACHELOR OF BUSINESS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, OF SCIENCE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE, BACHELOR OF STATISTICS & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENT, BACHELOR OF PURCHASING & SUPPLIES MANAGEMENT, BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ACCOUNTING, BACHELOR OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, BACHELOR OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN APPLIED STATISTICS, BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ACTUARIAL SCIENCE, BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, BSC IN ECONOMICS, BSC IN ENVIRONMENT, LANDS&SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE, BSC IN APPLIED STATISTICS & ECONOMICS, BSC IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE&TECHNOLOGY, BSC IN MARKETING,INNOVATION&TECHNOLOGY, BACHELOR OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS&MARKETING, BSC IN ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS &
POLICY, BA IN PUBLIC RELATIONS& ADVERTISEMENT, BSC IN BANKING & FINANCE, BSC IN APPLIED STATISTICS& DATA SCIENCE AND BSC IN DATA SCIENCE.
 Y2-Y4
KUCCPS
DEGREE
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN DATA SCIENCE, BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE, BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
AND BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.
Y1-Y4
KUCCPS
DEGREE
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN DATA SCIENCE, BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE, BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
AND BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.
Y1-Y4
KUCCPS
DEGREE
BACHELOR OF CATERING & HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENTY2-Y4
KUCCPS
DEGREE
BACHELOR OF TOURISM MANAGEMENTY2-Y4
SSP DEGREEBACHELOR OF COMMERCE, BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN FINANCE, BACHELOR OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP, BACHELOR OF PURCHASING
& SUPPLIES MANAGEMENT, BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ACCOUNTING, BACHELOR OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT,
BACHELOR OF CO-OPERATIVE BUSINESS, BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT & SUSTAINANBLE
DEVELOPMENT, BACHELOR OF CO-OPERATIVE AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMEMENT, BACHELOR OF COMMUNITY
DEVELOPMENT, BACHELOR OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE &
TECHNOLOGY,BSC IN ECONOMICS,BSCIN ENVIRONMENT,LANDS & SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE, BSC IN MARKETING,INNOVATION
& TECHNOLOGY, BSC IN ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS & POLICY, BA IN PUBLIC RELATIONS &
ADVERTISEMENT AND BSC IN BANKING & FINANCE
Y1-Y4
SSP DEGREEBSC IN APPLIED STATISTICS & ECONOMICS, BSC IN APPLIED STATISTICS & DATA SCIENCE AND BSC IN DATA
SCIENCE.
Y1-Y4
SSP DEGREEBACHELOR OF CATERING & HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENTY1-Y4
SSP DEGREEBACHELOR OF TOURISM MANAGEMENTY1-Y4

DIPLOMA FEES STRUCTURES

DIPLOMADIPLOMA IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, DIPLOMA IN CATERING AND HOTEL MANAGEMENT,DIPLOMA IN
AGRI-BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, DIPLOMA IN APLLIED STATISTICS, DIPLOMA IN HOUSEKEEPING, DIPLOMA
IN COMPUTER PROGRAMMING AND DIPLOMA IN CYBER SECURITY.
Y1-Y2
DIPLOMAFOR
DIPLOMA IN PURCHASING & SUPPLIES MANAGEMENT, DIPLOMA IN MARKETING,
DIPLOMA IN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, DIPLOMA IN PUBLIC RELATIONS, DIPLOMA IN
LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT, DIPLOMA IN MICROFINANCE, DIPLOMA IN
ENTREPRENEURSHIP, DIPLOMA IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT, DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION,
DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, DIPLOMA IN TOURISM MANAGEMENT,
DIPLOMA IN BANKING & FINANCE, DIPLOMA IN ACCOUNTING & FINANCE,DIPLOMA
IN RISK MANAGEMENT & INSURANCE, DIPLOMA IN CREDIT MANAGEMENT, DIPLOMA IN
BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, DIPLOMA IN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT & SOCIAL WORK
,DIPLOMA IN CO-OPERATIVE MANAGEMENT,DIPLOMA IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, DIPLOMA
IN
CORPORATE GOVERNANCE, DIPLOMA IN ACCOUNTANCY, DIPLOMA IN AGRIPRENEURSHIP,
DIPLOMA IN FOREX
&
SECURITIES, DIPLOMA IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT AND DIPLOMA IN SOCIAL WORK
& COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT.
    Y1-Y2
CERTIFICATECO-OPERATIVE
MANAGEMENT, CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND CERTIFICATE IN PURCHASING
& SUPPLIES MANAGEMENT
YEAR ONE

E-LEARNING FEES STRUCTURES

DEGREEDEGREE
PROGRAMMES (NEW STUDENTS)
YEAR 1
SEMESTER 1
DEGREEDEGREE
PROGRAMMES (CONTINUING STUDENTS)
ALL OTHER
SEMESTERS EXCEPT SEMESTER ONE
  
DIPLOMADIPLOMA/CERTIFICATE
PROGRAMMES (NEW STUDENTS)
YEAR 1
SEMESTER 1
DIPLOMADIPLOMA/CERTIFICATE
PROGRAMMES (CONTINUING
STUDENTS)
ALL OTHER
SEMESTERS EXCEPT SEMESTER ONE