Bachelor of Public Management

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

Learn how governments, non- profit organizations and private institutions work together to resolve public problems. You will gain understanding of the values and processes of governance, the role of the public sector, policy analysis, and the management of organisations, programs, resources and people. On completing the programme, you will possess skills in leadership, ethics, management of public and non- profit organizations, and public policy formulation.

Who Can Join

This programme is suitable for civil service professionals and those working with international organizations, Non- Governmental Organizations and corporations of all sizes who would like to increase their knowledge in this sector. This is programme is also recommended for high school graduates who would like to venture into the civil service, leadership, and governance.

Career Opportunities
Your career opportunities lie in but are not limited to
  • policy analysis and advice,
  • public administration at the constituency, county, and national level;
  • research,
  • corporate communications;
  • foreign affairs, intelligence;
  • journalism,
  • fund- raising and grant administration;
  • parliament and social analysis.
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 (nine trimesters)

Curriculum Road Map
Year I
Year II
Year III
Trimester I Trimester II Trimester III
  • CUU 1003 Communication Skills
  • ICT 1101 Introduction to Information Systems
  • ACC 1101 Introduction to Accounting I
  • BPM 1101 Introduction to Public Administration
  • BAM 1102 Principles of Management
  • CUU 1002 Information Literacy
  • MAT 1102 Management Mathematics I
  • CUU 1001 Health Awareness
  • BAM 1205 Development Studies and Ethics
  • BPM 1202 Introduction to E-Governance &E-Business
  • MAT 1204 Management Mathematics II
  • ECO 1201 Introduction to Microeconomics
  • BPM 1203 Introduction to Public Policy
  • HRM 1208 Human Resources Management in the Public Sector
  • BPM 1304 Administrative Law
  • MKT 1101 Principles of Marketing
  • BPM 1305 Introduction to Political Science
  • STA 1305 Introduction to Business Statistics
  • BPM 1306 Public Relations
  • ECO 1302 Introduction to Macroeconomics