The business world is constantly changing due to innovations and inventions. Succeeding in the business world requires a highly specialized workforce that has the ability to communicate, adapt and understand the business environment. Diploma in business management offers an opportunity for learners to acquire a wide range of knowledge and skills, which is necessary for them to respond to various issues in the business field, particularly management of resources within the organization.

By the end of this programme, the learner should be able to:

  • Describe concepts in business management.
  • Apply management knowledge, skills and abilities attained to manage organizations
  • Pursue further training in Business Management

The common University rules and regulations for admission to a Diploma Programme shallapply. In addition:The candidate must have obtained at least a mean grade of C(plain) at Kenya certificate of secondary education(K.C.S.E) Level or Division III with Credit pass in Math and English at Kenya certificate of education (KCE) or equivalent qualification.The candidate must have also obtained at least a C-(minus) in mathematics or business studies and at least a C- (minus) in English or Kiswahili.Candidate with mean grades of C(plain) but have less than C-(minus) in mathematics and English or Kiswahili can be admitted after bridging in Senate recognized institutions in the respective subjects. Candidates with a credit in certificate in business from institutions recognized by the Tharaka University Senate having a mean grade of D+ in K.C.S.E or equivalent are also eligible for admission.

The duration of the course is two (2) academic years, comprising of four (4) semesters and 8 weeks of field attachment. In order to fulfill the graduation requirements for Diploma in Business Management, a candidate is required to take and pass all 94 credit factors (C.Fs) of courses approved by the Senate. The mode of delivery shall be Fulltime, part-time, evening, weekend, school based and ODEL.

Full Time  Ksh – 35,000 per Semester

Applications should be on official forms available at Tharaka University College in Gatunga; Non-refundable fee of KES 2,000 for postgraduate courses degree, and diploma programmes and KES 1,000 for certificate courses to be deposited in the following accounts:

Bank Name        Account Name:   Branch       Account Tharaka University


Co-operative      Fees   Collection  

Bank                     Account                 Chuka       0112972400000

Equity Bank        Fees   Collection   Chuka      021 0277753588


KCB Bank           Fees   Collection   Chuka       1240985967


How to Apply?

Reach out admission Office via 0721839583 or 0703684570