Diploma in accounting course outline entry requirements

Diploma in accounting course outline entry requirements and all the related concerning diploma in accounting here. The Diploma in Accounting is a three-year qualification to provide applied accountancy knowledge and skills that will develop the applied competence of the student in preparation of a career in the accounting and business fields enabling students to perform reporting functions, rendering taxation services The course will impart general knowledge to enable the trainee to contribute positively to the society and prepare the trainees for further academic pursuit.

  • Course duration: 3 years
  • Examination body: KNEC

Diploma in accounting Entry requirements

Diploma in accounting is examined by KNEC and is offered by various approved TVETS, universities and colleges in Kenya. The entry requirements are;

  • KCSE aggregate Grade of C- and above or its equivalent as acceptable Qualification by KNEC
  • Pass in Relevant Certificate Qualification Learning Outcomes for example a certificate in accounting graduate wishing to upgrade his or her qualifications need to have obtained a PASS result from a recognized institution to enroll for Diploma in accounting.
  • Mean grades for specific KCSE subjects are not specified for Diploma in accounting course

Universities and colleges offering Diploma in accounting courses

Trainees wishing to enroll for a Diploma in accounting course can easily choose from various institution offering the course. Full institutions are always listed on KUCCPS portal as soon as it is open for application during various intakes, for more on this just visit the KUCCPS portal here

Diploma in accounting course outline

Diploma in accounting is offered in non modules. Examination is always administered at the end of the course. Attachment is always offered. The final exam is administered 3rd year for a candidate to graduate into the field market.

Career opportunities in diploma in accounting

  • Cost accountant.
  • Cost clerk.
  • Cost controller.
  • Finance manager.
  • Financial analyst.
  • Financial controller.
  • Financial investment advisor.
  • Management accountant

The following are a list of units/ subjects studied at Diploma in accounting

  • Economics
  • Information Communication Technology
  • Life Skill
  • Project
  • Company Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Auditing
  • Cost Accounting
  • Business Finance
  • Financial Accounting
  • Principles and Practice of Management
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Management Information Systems
  • Communication
  • Entrepreneurship Education
  • Social Studies
  • Taxation
  • Managerial Accounting



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