Certified Secretaries (CS)

 The Certified Public Secretaries course offers training in commercial and corporate law, company secretarial practice, financial management and taxation. It is aimed at preparing graduates to work as public secretaries, legal advisors and governance consultants. The course is divided into 6 sections each taking 6 months. Examinations are held in June and December each year.

 Entry requirements

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) Examination with an aggregate average of at least a grade C plus (C+) and a minimum of a grade C plus (C+) in both English and Mathematics.
  • Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE) with at least TWO Principal passes with credits in Mathematics and English at Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE) level.
  • KASNEB Technician or professional courses certificate
  • A Degree from a recognised university.
  • Such other certificates or diplomas as may be approved by the Board of KASNEB.

Learning Schedule and Mode of Course Delivery

The professional courses are offered during the Day (8.30 am to 4.00pm) over 2 semesters of 4 months each. The first semester begins in January to mid May and the second semester from July to mid November each year.

The course will be delivered through active engagement with experienced instructors. Our lecture halls and library offer excellent study environment. A computer laboratory complements access to online resources. For those with their own gadgets, there is wi-fi connectivity everywhere within the university.

Tuition Fee

Tuition fee per semester is Ksh 21,000/= per section (of 3 subjects) excluding KASNEB charges fees.

 How to Apply

Riara University shall register eligible students for classes beginning January and July each year.

Eligible students may seek registration with KASNEB directly but the university will offer assistance in the registration process where necessary.

Applications for admission to Riara University must be made using official application forms which can be collected from the Office of the Registrar (Academic) or downloaded from www.riarauniversity.application/form. All duly filled application forms should be returned with the relevant copies of certificates/result confirmations attached. This should be accompanied by a non-refundable processing fee of Ksh. 1,000/=.

Certified Public Accountants (CPA)

 

The Certified Public Accountants course offers training in accounting, auditing, finance, management and taxation. It is aimed at preparing graduates to work as accountants, auditors, tax advisors, bankers and in general management. The course is divided into 6 sections each taking 6 months. Examinations are held in June and December each year.

 

Entry requirements

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) Examination with an aggregate average of at least a grade C plus (C+) and a minimum of a grade C plus (C+) in both English and Mathematics.
  • Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE) with at least TWO Principal passes with credits in Mathematics and English at Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE) level.
  • Kenya Accounting Technicians Certificate or the Accounts Clerk National Certificate.
  • A Degree from a recognized university.
  • Such other certificates or diplomas as may be approved by the Board of KASNEB.

Learning Schedule and Mode of Course Delivery

The professional courses are offered during the Day (8.30 am to 4.00pm) over 2 semesters of 4 months each. The first semester begins in January to mid May and the second semester from July to mid November each year.

The course will be delivered through active engagement with experienced instructors. Our lecture halls and library offer excellent study environment. A computer laboratory complements access to online resources. For those with their own gadgets, there is wi-fi connectivity everywhere within the university.

Tuition Fee

Tuition fee per semester is Ksh 21,000/= per section (of 3 subjects) excluding KASNEB charges fees.

 How to Apply

Riara University shall register eligible students for classes beginning January and July each year.

Eligible students may seek registration with KASNEB directly but the university will offer assistance in the registration process where necessary.

Applications for admission to Riara University must be made using official application forms which can be collected from the Office of the Registrar (Academic) or downloaded from www.riarauniversity.application/form. All duly filled application forms should be returned with the relevant copies of certificates/result confirmations attached. This should be accompanied by a non-refundable processing fee of Ksh. 1,000/=.

Uniqueness of the RU Diploma in Ethical Hacking and Information Security

Today’s Information Age is characterized by the ability of organizations and individuals to instantly access and transfer information, something that was not possible to achieve in the past. However, the challenge of data and network security continues to be a concern to information technologists as they seek to protect an organization’s information. To safeguard information, organizations utilize specialists who are skilled at identifying and responding to intrusive cyber-related attacks in order to effectively minimize damage or loss of information.
In order to beat a hacker, you need to think like one! The Ethical Hacking and Information Security Programme, therefore, entails training network penetration specialists (ethical hackers) to penetrate networks or computer systems using the same techniques as an intruder would, but with the intention of resolving a security threat rather than exploiting it for malicious gain. The training equips learners with strong networking and system penetration skills to enable them perform system audits that may be used to assess an organization’s cyber-related security challenges/vulnerabilities and the steps that may be taken to secure the systems. This programme is offered in partnership with Appin Technology Lab of India.

Who should take this course?

This programme is ideal for those who intend to be proficient IT security professionals, networking professionals, web developers, network and systems administrators, software developers, database administrators, developers of business IT projects and applications, as well as technopreneurs. The training provides a solid foundation in security technologies and also is highly recommended for IT professionals serving in any industry and in government.

What will I learn?

To master hacking technologies, learners will be trained in the following units:
• Introduction to Information Security
• History of Hacking
• Desktop and Server Security
• Data Security
• Network Security
• Communication Security
• Web Security
• Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing (VAPT)
• Protection from Server Attacks
• Information Security and Management Systems
• Cyber Law
• Cyber Forensics
• Cyber Terrorism
• Identity Theft
• Project

Who is eligible to apply?

To be eligible for admission to the Diploma in Computer Science, candidates must hold a mean grade of
a) C Plain in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education or its equivalent; or
b) IGCSE Year 13 certification with minimum of C+ or
c) IB Grade 12 with a minimum GPA of 3.00
d) A Pre-University certificate from an institution recognized by the Senate, with a minimum GPA of 2.50

Tuition Fee

Tuition fees per trimester is Ksh. 50,000 /= excluding statutory fees.

Mode of Delivery

The programme is offered during the day (8.00 am to 5.00pm), evening (5.30 pm to 8.30 pm) and on weekends (Saturdays). This is six month academic programme. Students are required to successfully complete 12 course units to graduate.

Travelling to Riara University

Riara University is accessible by many means of transportation. For air travel, it may be most convenient to use Nairobi’s JKIA, located less than half an hour’s drive from the University. The Wilson Airport is also located barely 15 minutes’ drive away. Driving to the University from the Nairobi City Centre will take you just under 20 minutes through the Uhuru Highway and then into Mbagathi Road. Should you find any difficulty or need help with airport pickup, call the University Dean of Students Office for assistance or simply access the map online via here

How to Apply

Applications for admission to Riara University must be made using official application forms which can be collected from the Office of Registrar (Academic) or downloaded from www.riarauniversity.appliaction/form. All duly filled application forms must be returned with the relevant copies of certificates.

COURSE CODE
COURSE TITLE
TUITION FEES
SEMESTER I KSH.50,000.00
DEHIS021 Introduction to Information Security
DEHIS022 Desktop and Server Security
DEHIS023 Data Security
DEHIS024 Network Security
SEMESTER II KSH.50,000.00
DEHIS025 Communication Security
DEHIS026 Web Security
DEHIS027 VAPT
DEHIS028 Protection From Cyber Attacks
SEMESTER III KSH.50,000.00
DEHIS029 Information Security Management System
DEHIS030 Cyber Laws and Its Acts
DEHIS031 Cyber Forensics
DEHIS032 Project
DEHIS033 Industrial Attachment

Uniqueness of the RU Diploma in Mobile Application Development

In recent years, hand-held devices, such as mobile phones, tablets, iPads, smart phones, personal digital assistants, have driven dramatic innovations making them the most fascinating and expansively used mobile technology globally. Consequently, this has given rise to a global demand for Mobile Application Developers who are equipped with the skills required to create mobile applications.
A Mobile Application (commonly known as an app) is the software that is designed to run on a mobile device and the process of creating this software is what is referred to as Mobile Application Development.
The RU Diploma in Mobile Application Development is geared towards enabling students acquire the skills required to create mobile applications. Students receive comprehensive training in a project-based learning environment, where they also get a high level of applied knowledge pertaining to mobile application design and development.

Who should take this course?

This program is intended for individuals interested in the design, development, or use of mobile device applications, games, or utilities. It will benefit those who wish to expand their technical skills and distinguish themselves across a wide range of employment and technical disciplines within the rapidly developing world of ICT. The programme is also ideal for individuals who wish to venture into self-employment in this fascinating field.

What will I learn?

The programme design is adaptable to continuous updates which ensure that it keeps in sync with the latest advancements in mobile application development. To be proficient in Mobile Application Development, students will cover the following core units: • Blackberry • iOS GUI Programming • Objective C Programming • Core Java • Introduction to Android • Core Android • Advanced Android • Secured Programming

Who is eligible to apply?

To be eligible for admission to the Diploma in Computer Science, candidates must hold: a) A mean grade of C Plain in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education or its equivalent or b) IGCSE Year 13 certification with minimum of C+ or c) IB Grade 12 with a minimum GPA of 3.00 d) A Pre-University certificate from an institution recognized by the Senate, with a minimum GPA of 2.50.

Tuition Fee

Tuition fees per trimester is Ksh. 50,000 /= excluding statutory fees.

Mode of Delivery

The programme is offered during the day (8.00 am to 5.00pm), evening (5.30 pm to 8.30 pm) and on weekends (Saturdays). This is a sixl month academic programme and students are required to successfully complete 12 course units to graduate.

How to Apply

Applications for admission to Riara University must be made using official application forms which can be collected from the Office of Registrar (Academic) or downloaded from www.riarauniversity.appliaction/form. All duly filled application forms must be returned with the relevant copies of certificates.