The degree programme prepares undergraduates for tasks demanding business expertise and for entry-level managerial positions worldwide in national and particularly in international companies and organisations. The International Business programme may be completed in four to six semesters depending on the admission criteria. All elements of the programme have a strong international orientation and aim to develop soft skills such as communication, presentation skills, intercultural competence, and business ethics. As part of the programme you will complete all the internship with an international organization or a Multinational company.

The programme is targeted at students who want to work in a multicultural environment. The programme is designed to offer you the opportunity to apply theoretical business management knowledge in a real-life business environment, and further develop soft skills while extending your comprehension of business issues and management tasks. Furthermore, the internship programme gives you the chance to broaden your intercultural competencies and build international networks. The international study semester is an essential part of the programme and is fully accredited with a certificate of competence.



Year One

  • Introduction to Microeconomics
  • Fundamentals of Business/Business Administration
  • Financial Accounting
  • Business Communication skills
  • Introduction to ICT
  • Case study workshop 1
  • Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • Business statistics
  • Foreign Language (French/German/Spanish)
  • Principles of Strategic Management
  • International Organizational Behavior
  • Case study workshop 2

Year Two

  • Marketing in a Global Context
  • International Finance
  • Business Decision Making
  • Project management
  • Business Mathematics
  • Industrial Attachment I/Case Study
  • E-Business and E-Commerce
  • Business Research Methods
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Principles of Purchasing and Supply Chain
  • Management
  • International Business Strategy
  • Industrial Attachment II/Case Study

Year Three

  • Operations management
  • International Trade and Finance
  • Business Ethics
  • Micro finance
  • Strategic Management of Human Resources
  • Industrial Attachment II/Case Study
  • International Business Transactions and Agreements
  • International Business Strategy in Non-Market Environment
  • International Business law
  • Cross cultural negotiations
  • Research project/ Dissertation

Students who undertake this program will have relatively wider employment opportunities and can comfortably work as;

  1. Marketing advisor
  2. Sales negotiator
  3. Export-Import operation
  4. Financial management
  5. Product management
  6. Entrepreneurs
  7. Business controllers
  8. Business process analysts
  9. Business requirements analysts
  10. Business consultants
  11. Project managers

The Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) with at least 1 principal pass and 2 subsidiary passes obtained at the same sitting or its equivalent.


The Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least 5 credits obtained at the same sitting.