Kenya School of Monetary Studies Diploma and Professional Courses

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Diploma Courses

KSMS Diploma in Business Sciences

Minimum Entry Requirements
  • C in KCSE or Division II in O-Level or its equivalents with a C in Mathematics and English, or
  • At least a pass in a recognized certificate course taken over a period of at least 9 months
Exemption Policy
  • CPA I/Certificate in Banking and Financial Services or equivalent shall have a credit transfer of up to a maximum of six equivalent units
  • CPA II/AKIBS/IMIS Diploma or equivalent shall have a credit transfer of up to a maximum of eight equivalent units
  • CPA K/ACCA/IMIS Higher Diploma or equivalent shall have a credit transfer of up to a maximum of ten equivalent units
Mode of Study and Course Duration

Full time: 5 - three months semester or 15 months with the first four semesters dedicated to course work and the fifth internship programme/research project

  • Diploma in Business Sciences - Islamic Financial Services
  • Diploma in Business Sciences - Banking and Financial Services
  • Diploma in Business Sciences - Microfinance
  • Diploma in Business Sciences - Organizational Development
  • Diploma in Business Sciences - Business Information Technology
  • Diploma in Business Sciences - Finance
Admission Dates
April and September of every year

Professional Courses (Examined by Kenya Institute of Bankers)

Certificate in Banking and Financial Services (CBFS)

Minimum Entry Requirements
  • O-Level grade of C with C in English and C in either Mathematics, Accounting, Commerce or Economics
  • O-Level Division II, with Credit 6 in English and Credit 6 in either Mathematics or Principles of Accounts
  • A-Level with Principle E in Mathematics or Economics and a Subsidiary in General Paper
  • Credits in Bridging for Certificate in Banking and Financial Services
Duration: 1 year
Admission Dates: January and May of every year

Associate  of Kenya Institute of Bankers (AKIB)

Minimum Entry Requirements
  • Certificate in Banking and Financial Services or
  • University Degree from a recognized university or
  • Acceptable professional qualification e.g. Final Stage CPA(K), CPS(K) or
  • Banking Certificate (UK) or
  • The Pre-Associateship Certificate or
  • The Certificate of Financial Services Practice or
  • Certificate in Building Society Practice
Course Duration: 15 months
Admission Dates: January and May of every year

Diploma in Business Sciences is developed in collaboration with Kenya Institute of Education and approved by Ministry of Higher Education

For Enquiries, kindly contac Academic Programmes Division on:

Telephone: +254 020 8646000/265/131/162/124
Cellphone: +254 0733 600668/9/70, +254 0727 600668/69/70


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Am a form 4 leaver having stayed out for at least 15 months.I hereby take this opportunity to respond in writing after through your website.I have all the qualifications to apply for a Diploma course in Banking and Financial services.With due respect, I would like to inquire about your scholarships.Absolomon Suleiman is my names and I do respond from Coast Province.

04 Jun 2012 @ 09:06

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