• Overview
  • Modules
  • Career path
  • Entry requirements

Diploma in Business Administration

The Diploma in Business Administration Program (DBBA) is a two-year (2) program, with three flexible study modes — Day, Evening, and Weekend, to allow students to either further their education while maintaining current employment or study full- time.

The demand for professionals with business and entrepreneurship skills is on the rise in Uganda and other countries in the region. Therefore, through this diploma, you will develop knowledge and an understanding in a variety of areas that are critical for success in business and management. It helps prepare you for a range of careers in the private and public sectors including business management, accounting, finance, law, human resource management and development, international business, quality management and entrepreneurship and marketing.

This program is mainly targeting secondary school leavers and certificate level holders, who seek either a higher level qualification in order the enhance their employment prospects, or who need a strong foundation qualification in business and management to prepare them for University studies in the business and management programmes.

Year One
  • Financial Accounting 1
  • Management
  • Business Communication
  • Micro-Economics
  • Management information systems
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Macro-Economics
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing
  • Business Law
Year Two
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Financial Management
  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
  • Research Methodology
  • Managing Change
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Managing Activities
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Business Ethics
  • Research project/ Dissertation

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.