Egerton University (EU)
Bachelor of Purchasing and Supplies Management
- Bachelors Degree Program
- Duration : 4 years
For a long time, Purchasing has been a finance function. However due the dynamic nature of many organizations today, there is need to separate this function from the ordinary finance operations. Owing to the demand for personnel to work in Purchasing and Supplies department has increased over time. It is against this background that Faculty of Commerce has developed this Programme to address the need for adequately trained manpower to manage the area of procurement in various sectors of the economy. Opportunities for graduates of this program exist in government, public and private sector.
All applicants admitted to the degree of Bachelor of Purchasing and Supplies Management must satisfy the minimum admission requirements of Egerton University senate.
In addition, the candidate should have a minimum of C in both Mathematic and English/Kiswahili. OR
The candidate be a holder of KACE certificate with a minimum of two Principal passes, and a minimum of a credit pass in Mathematics at KCE OR
The candidate must be a holder of diploma in Marketing, Insurance Risk Management, Co-Operative Management, from any institution recognized by the Egerton University Senate. OR
The candidate must be a holder of any other qualification equivalent to the above from institutions recognized by Egerton University Senate may also be admitted.
Based on senate approved guidelines, candidates may be allowed to transfer up to 30% of credit factors from a diploma course.
Mininum Entry Requirements for Bachelor's Degree at Egerton University
The entry requirements set out below are only minimum, and they in no way entitle an applicant to a place in the University. Applicants must:
Meet additional entry requirements as may be specified by the respective Department, Faculty, School or Institute.
To be admitted for a PRE-SERVICE DEGREE PROGRAM, a prospective candidate must have all the requirements set up by the joint Admission Board (JAB), with a prospective IN-SERVICE student must have completed a diplomaprogram in the relevant field and graduated with at least a CREDIT.
The aim of the Bachelor of Purchasing and Supplies Management (BPSM) degree is to provide students with necessary skills in Purchasing and Supplies Management that can enable them to respond to their need for effective management of public and private enterprises.
The specific objectives of this programme include:
The Bachelor of Purchasing & Supplies Management (BPSM) course shall be offered in four academic years for full time students.
Part-time students will be allowed a maximum of eight academic years from the time of registration.