kca@kca.ac.ke +254 719 034 333

Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Business Studies

    Intake Periods
  • January
  • May
  • September
    Modes of Study
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Weekend
Course Overview

The course is covered in 50 units that acquaint students with current thinking on matters of public importance, such as inflation, unemployment, the national debt, taxation policy, labour force analysis, social policy reform, international trade policy, natural resource and environmental economics. Students will be able to identify and discuss the role of supply and demand in a market economy; conditions for market economies to function well; market system advantages and pricing; economic role of government policy; the benefits and costs of a global economy; and analyze economic problems using algebraic and statistical methods.

Who Can Join

This programme is suitable for anyone seeking practical knowledge on how economic issues impact business organisations and business decisions. If you want a solid grounding in economics for a successful career in the public or private sector then this is the degree for you.

Career Opportunities
You can take up the role of a
  • Business analyst,
  • Economic forecaster,
  • Management consultant,
  • Policy advisor,
  • Statistical analyst,
  • and related careers in accounting, finance, human resource management, information systems, marketing and taxation.
Entry Qualifications

KCSE mean grade C+ (plus) OR any other equivalent qualification approved by the university senate. ​For actual subject and work experience requirements please contact the enrollment office. Duration: 3 years (9 trimesters)

Curriculum Road Map
Year I
Year II
Year III
  • Microeconomics
  • Maths for Economics
  • Business Studies
  • Macroeconomics
  • Business Ethics
  • Business Law
  • Business Statistics
  • Marketing
  • Calculus
  • Quantitative Techniques in Business