Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

The Bachelor of Business Administration programme is a unique blend of different disciplines from which a student can select one of four specialized options including; Finance and Accounting, Entrepreneurship and Business Promotion, Public/Social Sector Management and Human Resources and Organisational Development.

The resulting graduate has a general feel of all the options and specialization in one particular option. Career options for this kind of graduate are thus diverse spanning from Business Managers, Bankers, to Human Resource Managers and Entrepreneurs. Entry options include; UACE, relevant diploma and Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Certificate from a recognized institution with at least one principal pass and two subsidiary passes at the same sitting in UACE. Details about the admission requirements under each option are given in the appendix attached.

Programme Name Bachelor of Business Administration
Programme Duration 3 Years
Admission Criteria Direct Entry

At least two principal passes in UACE or its equivalent at the same sitting

Diploma Entry

At least 2nd class lower division in Business Administration, Management, IT, Statistics, Development Economics, Library Studies or a related field.

CCNA
  1. Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Certificate from a recognized institution
  2. At least one principal pass and two subsidiary passes at the same sitting in UACE
Mode Dual Mode (Online and Local Support)
Fee Type - Per Semester Uganda Shillings 1,100,000

Programme Structure

Course codes Course Name
LH
PH
TH
CH

CU

Year 1 Semester 1 (6 Cores)
BA 101 Principles of Management
30
-
30
45

3

BA 102 Introduction to Business Administration
30
-
30
45

3

BA 103 Fundamentals of Business Accounting
30
-
30
45

3

BA 104 Business Communication
30
30
-
45

3

EC 100 Microeconomics I
30
-
30
45

3

CS 101 Computer Applications & Systems
30
-
30
45

3

Semester Load

18

Year 1 Semester 2 (6 Cores)
PM 105 Principles of Procurement
30
-
30
45

3

HR 102 Principles of Human Resources Management
30
-
30
45

3

BA 107 Principles of Marketing
30
-
30
45

3

BA 223 Business Quantitative Techniques
30
-
30
45

3

AF 205 Intermediate Business Accounting
45
-
30
60

4

EC 102 Macroeconomics I
30
-
30
45

3

Semester Load

19

Year 1 Recess Term
TM 100 Community Engagement I
-
300
-
75

5

Recess Term Load

5

Year 2 Semester 1(6 Ccores)
BA 108 Entrepreneurship Theory & Principles
30
 
30
45

3

BA 203 Marketing Management
30
-
30
45

3

EC 314 Financial Management
45
-
30
60

4

BA 205 Business Statistics
45
-
30
60

4

BA 206 International Business Environment & Trends
30
-
30
45

3

LW 204 Business Law
45
-
30
60

4

Semester Load

21

Year 2 Semester 2 (6 Cores)
AF 206 Money & Banking
30
-
30
45

3

BA 209 Production & Operations Management
30
-
30
45

3

LW 205 Company Law
45
-
30
60

4

BA 300 Taxation & Tax Management
45
-
30
60

4

EC 313 Managerial Economics
30
-
30
45

3

TM 201 Research Methods
30
-
30
45

3

Semester Load

20

Year 2 Recess Term
TM 200 Community Engagement II
-
300
-
75

5

Recess Term Load

5

Year 3 Semester 1(2 Cores)
IS 201 Management Information Systems
30

-

30

45

3

BA 301 Strategic Management
30

-

30

45

3

Specialisation Option Courses (Choose 3 courses of the chosen specialisation)
BA 212 Computerized Accounting (Finance & Accounting)

45

-

30

60

4

AF 303 Cost & Management Accounting (Finance & Accounting)

45

-

30

60

4

BA 303 Corporate Finance (Finance & Accounting)

45

-

30

60

4

BA 213 Advertising & Sales Promotion (Entrepreneurship & Bus Prom)

45

-

30

60

4

BA 214 Social Entrepreneurship (Entrepreneurship & Bus Prom)

45

-

30

60

4

BA 322 Creativity & Business Innovation (Entrepreneurship & Bus Prom)

45

-

30

60

4

BA 211 Managing Non-Profit Organizations (Pub/Soc. Sector Management)

45

-

30

60

4

BA 305 Public Administration Theory & Practice (Pub/Soc. Sector Management)

45

-

30

60

4

BA 306 Social Service Systems (Pub/Soc. Sector Management)

45

-

30

60

4

BA 307 Organisational Behaviour (HR & Org Dev)

45

-

30

60

4

HR 101 Human Resource Planning & Development (HR & Org Dev)

45

-

30

60

4

BA 309 Performance & Rewards Management (HR & Org Dev)

45

-

30

60

4

Semester Load

18

Year 3 Semester 2 (2 Cores)
TM 301 Project
-
120
-
60

4

BA 310 Ethics & Corporate Governance
30
-
30
45

3

Specialisation Option Courses (Choose 3 courses of the chosen Specialisation)
BA 311 Financial Reporting (Finance & Accounting)
45
-
30
60

4

BA 312 Auditing & Investigations (Finance & Accounting)
45
-
30
60

4

BA 313 Financial Markets & Institutions (Finance & Accounting)
45
-
30
60

4

BA 215 Business Development Services (Entrepreneurship & Bus Pro)
45
-
30
60

4

BA 216 Services Marketing (Entrepreneurship & Bus Prom)
45
-
30
60

4

BA 314 International Marketing (Entrepreneurship & Bus Prom)
45
-
30
60

4

BA 315 Rural &Development Management (Pub/Soc. Sector Management)
45
-
30
60

4

BA 316 Health Services Management (Pub/Soc. Sector Management)
45
-
30
60

4

BA 204 Public Financial Management (Pub/Soc. Sector Management)
45
-
30
60

4

HR 300 Employment Relations & Labour Policies (HR & Org Dev)
45
-
30
60

4

HR 302 Strategic Human Resources Management (HR & Org Dev)
45
-
30
60

4

BA 320 Organisational Change & Development (HR & Org. Dev)
45
-
30
60

4

Semester Load

19

Year 3 Recess Term
TM 300 Community Engagement III
-
300
-
75

5

Recess Term Load

5

The minimum graduation load for Bachelor of Business Administration is 132 credit units.

Note:

At the end of the second semester of every academic year, students will undertake Community Engagement projects of 3 credit units each within the communities where they reside. These community engagement projects will be for approximately 4 months and will be mandatory for every student to take part. These will be assessed community engagement projects that are meant to provide hands on experience to students in their respective disciplines. On completion of their degrees programmes, the student should have been involved in community engagement projects of approximately one year distributed across the three years of study. We anticipate that by doing so, students will be exposed to problems around their communities and hence be part of the problem solving using the attained skills at University.


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