Bachelor of Business Administration

3 Year Programme
As recent years have shown, the global business environment has never been more complex than today. Faced with increasing volatility and unpredictability, the way companies shape their strategies and the decisions of management teams are all the more crucial to the success of modern organisations. Equally, in an increasingly connected world, critical decisions cannot be taken in isolation from the wider global context. At no point in recent history has there been a more relevant time to study the dynamics of business and its role within the global environment.

In line with the theme of globalisation, a strong focus in the early part of the program is to understand the various external driving forces for change and the internal responses necessary for the business to survive and prosper. Blending a solid theoretical grounding with sound practical knowledge, the program stays aligned with the requirements of businesses in recruiting innovative management talent, while always striving to meet students’ career aspirations.

The main aim of the Bachelor of Business Administration remains to equip graduates with the sound business knowledge needed to take on managerial roles and the analytical/decision-making skills to face the day-to-day challenges of business leaders. Graduates will gain:

  • A broad range of management skills and competencies, including accounting and finance, leadership and people management, information and communications technology, economics, marketing and law.
  • A balance of theoretical knowledge and practical study. Real-life projects are used to enhance the learning experience and provide graduates with the capabilities to work effectively within a dynamic and volatile business environment.
  • The professional attitudes and communications skills needed to succeed in business, complementing the business knowledge gained from the program. 
  • The skills in active participation and critical analysis and evaluation of diverse arguments and theories.

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Year One

Introduction to Business
Introduction to Study Skills
Quantitative Methods
Introduction to Management
Introduction to Financial Accounting
The Economic Environment of Business
Business and Information Technology
Introduction to Management Accounting
Introduction to Marketing

Year Two

Marketing
Quantitative Methods for Business
One of the following:

  • Law for Business
  • Business Applications and IT Management
  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting

Business Ethics
E-Commerce
One of the following

  • Business Ethics
  • Financial Management

Organisational Behaviour
Supply Chain Management
One of the following:

  • Financial Management
  • Entrepreneurship

    Year Three

    Human resource Management
    Two of the following (if not already taken)

    • Law for Business
    • Management Accounting
    • Financial Accounting
    • International Marketing
    • Auditing

    International Business
    Two of the following:

    • Consumer Behaviour
    • Business Psychology
    • Operations Strategy

    Corporate strategy and strategic management
    One of the following:

    • Service Management
    • Taxation

      There are a number of major advantages to gaining a business administration degree. First is the flexibility to move into a broad scope of management positions across a wide range of industries. For entrepreneurs, either already working for themselves or thinking about starting their own business, it provides invaluable knowledge on the key functions required to run a company and manage people. For those with further academic aspirations, BBA is also a passport to further studies at post-graduate level such as MBA.

      Internship and placement opportunities can be arranged.

      Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education and 2 principal passes obtained at the same sitting, one of which MUST be in either Economics or Mathematics, and a credit in Mathematics at UCE.
      OR
      UDBS or ODBS or HFM Diploma from a recognised Institution or at least level one of CPA, ACCA, or CIMA