Bachelor Degree in Accountancy with Information Technology (BA-IT)

  • FeeTZS 1,500,000
  • LevelBachelor Degree
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Duration 3 Years
  • Starting DateOctober, 2023


The increasing digitalized world has changed the role of accountants due to technological advancements. This has enhanced the accountant’s ability to analyse and interpret data and making the accountant’s job a little easier. This course hinges on preparing graduates who can integrate traditional accounting principles with software and information systems to create a centralized entity’s financial data. This digitalization also simplifies the process of processing financial information. An information technology accountant will be able to work at a professional services firm, in the accounting department of a private company or in government & non-profit sector. The rapidly evolving relationship between accounting & information technology means accountants now need to understand how technology impacts business and how it can be used to improve operational efficiency, achieve regulatory compliance, support financial reporting & management & even increase revenues. They must also have an appreciation for how to capture & communicate technology needs for their business.

What you'll study
Semester I

  • Business Mathematics
  • Business Law
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Principles of Computing Science
  • Introduction to Business
  • Information System
  • Development studies
Semester II

  • Financial Accounting
  • Web development
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Quantitative Methods for Business Decisions
  • Operating Systems
  • Business Communication
  • Practical Fieldwork Report
Semester I

  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Principles of Auditing
  • Principles of Economics
  • Database Principles
  • Financial Management
Semester II

  • Financial Reporting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Public Sector Reporting
  • Research Methodology
  • Business Taxation
  • Practical Training Report
Semester I

  • Advanced Financial Reporting
  • Management Accounting
  • Auditing and Assurance
  • IS Security and Risk Management
  • Strategic Business Management
  • Information Systems Management
Semester II

  • Corporate Reporting
  • Systems Audit & Forensic
  • Performance Management
  • Advanced Business Taxation
  • Forensic Accounting and Auditing
  • International Finance
Entry Requirements

Form Six (VI)

  1. Two principal passes in the following subjects: History, Geography, Kiswahili, English Language, French, Arabic, Fine Art, Economics, Commerce, Accountancy, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Advanced Mathematics, Agriculture, Computer Science or Nutrition.
  2. If one of the principal passes is not in Advanced Mathematics an applicant must have at least a subsidiary pass or a minimum of “D”grade in Mathematics at O-Level.
  3. The two principal passes MUST make an aggregate of 4.0 points as a minimum or Foundation Programme of the OUT with a minimum GPA of 3.0.


  1. Diploma in Accounting, Business Administration, Procurement and Supplies Management, Information Technology, Computer Science, Economics or Banking and Finance with an average of “B’’ or a minimum GPA of 3.0 or Foundation Programme of the OUT with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

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