Mutua Musee

Head of Department

Welcome to the Business and Media Studies Department. It is one among the largest departments at Kenya Coast National Polytechnic in terms of student numbers. Currently the department has enrolled more than 1,200 students in various courses offered in the department. With 32 highly qualified and experienced trainers, the department has maintained high performance both in internal and National Examinations.

KNEC Diploma Courses

All diploma courses take a maximum of three years delivered in three modules. Each module is examined by KNEC at the end of each academic calendar year. Currently, the department offers the following diploma courses examined by KNEC:

  1. Diploma in Human Resource Management
  2. Diploma in Supply Chain Management
  3. Diploma in Business Management
  4. Diploma in Journalism
  5. Diploma in Social Work & Community Development
  6. Diploma in Accounting
  7. Diploma in Banking & Finance

Entry Requirement

The minimum entry requirement for diploma courses is Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) C- (minus) or its equivalent craft certificate.

KNEC Craft Certificate Courses

All Craft certificate courses take a maximum of two years delivered in two modules. Each module is examined by KNEC at the end of each academic calendar year. The department currently offers the following craft certificate courses examined by KNEC:

  1. Craft Certificate in Human Resource Management
  2. Craft Certificate in Supply Chain Management
  3. Craft Certificate in Business Management
  4. Craft Certificate in Journalism and Media Studies
  5. Craft Certificate in Social Work & Community Development

Entry Requirement

The minimum entry requirement for craft certificate courses is Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade D plain or an equivalent artisan certificate.

KASNEB Diploma and Professional Courses

Kenya Coast National Polytechnic is accredited by Kenya Accountants and Secretaries National Examinations Board (KASNEB) and the department has maintained its accreditation for many years through quality teaching and excellent results. The department offers the following diploma and professional KASNEB courses:

  1. Accounting Technician Diploma (ATD) Level I, II and III.
  2. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Part I, II and III.

 

Entry Requirement

The minimum entry requirement is Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) C- (Minus) for Accounting Technician Diploma level I and C+ (Plus) for Certified Public Accountant Part I.KASNEB Certificate Level

The KASNEB certificate level takes a maximum of two years with examinations at the end of each level. The department currently offers the following KASNEB certificate course:

  • Certificate Accounting and Management Skills (CAMS) Level I & II
  • Entry Requirement

The minimum entry requirement is Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) D (Plain).

KNEC Artisan Courses

Artisan courses take one year to complete. Currently, the department offers the following artisan course:

  1. Artisan Certificate in Storekeeping

Entry Requirement

The minimum entry requirement for the artisan certificate course is Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE).