Bachelor of Procurement and Supply Chain Management

Bachelor of Procurement and Supply Chain Management

This program prepares students to tackle business problems in the global market place and understand the complex world of logistics, supply chain and procurement industries within a continuously globalised and changing environment.

Bachelor of Procurement and Supply Chain Management has been blended with technology and management and graduates of this programme will be able to get exemptions once they enrol for professional courses in procurement and supplies like the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (UK).

Objectives of this program

This programme is intended to offer skills necessary to build successful careers in the procurement industry by providing a conceptual foundation in Supply Chain Management and those who wish acquire a closer understanding of the procurement discipline.

Degree in Procurement and Supply chain Management will aid those aspiring to become procurement professionals who can engage in supply of goods and services and also in various levels of procurement like stores, finance, projects and corporate planning.

Career options

Procurement and Supply Chain Management can be practiced in any organisation and graduates of this program can work as Supply Chain Managers, Logistics Analysts, Director of Supplier Quality and Procurement, Chief Procurement Officers, Supply Management Analysts, New Product Procurement Planners and Strategic Sourcing Managers among other careers.

Details about the admission requirements under each option are given in the appendix attached.

Programme Name Bachelor of Procurement and Supply Chain Management
Programme Duration 3 Years
Admission Criteria Direct Entry Scheme
Candidates seeking admission through the direct entry shall require the following:
  • At least two principal passes at same sitting in Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) 
Diploma Holders Scheme
  • At least 2nd class (Lower division) diploma in Science, Business Administration, IT, Statistics, Economics or related field from any recognized Institution.
  • At least one principal pass and two subsidiary passes at same sitting in Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE)
Mature age scheme
For admission under mature age, a candidate must have passed university mature age entry examinations from an institution recognized by NCHE. To sit for university mature age, the candidate must be at least 25 years of age and must have completed UCE at least 3 years earlier.
Mode Dual Mode (Online and Local Support)
Fee Type - Per Semester Uganda Shillings 1,100,000

Program Structure

Year One, Semester One (6 Cores)
Course Code Course Name
LH
P/FH
TH
CH
CU
PM 100 Logistics & Supply Chain Management Principles
30
30
30
60
4
PM 103 Inventory & Warehouse Operations
30
30
-
45
3
PM 102 Procurement & Supply Chain Process
30
-
30
45
3
CS 101 Computer Applications & Systems
30
30
-
45
3
EC 103 Business Economics
30
-
30
45
3
BA 104 Business Communication
30
-
30
45
3
Semester Load
19
Year One, Semester Two (5 Cores)
LW 101 Procurement Law & Contract Management
30
-
30
45
3
PM 104 Public Procurement Management
30
-
-
45
3
BA 105 Fundamentals of Accounting I
30
-
30
45
3
BA 206 International Business Environment & Trends
30
-
30
45
3
IS 201 Management Information Systems
30
-
30
45
3
BA 310 Ethics & Corporate Governance
30
-
30
45
3
Semester Load
18
Year 1 Recess Term
TM 100 Community Engagement I
-
300
-
75
5
Recess Term Load
5
Year Two, Semester One (5 cores)
PM 200 Risk Management in Supply Chain
30
-
30
45
3
PM 201 International Procurement
30
-
30
45
3
BA 209 Production & Operations Management
30
-
30
45
3
BA 101 Principles of Management
30
-
30
45
3
EC 314 Financial Management
45
-
30
60
4
Semester Load
16
Year Two, Semester Two (5 cores)
PM 208 Logistics Management
30
-
30
45
       3
MT 111 Quantitative Methods I
30
-
30
45
       3
HR 102 Principles of Human Resources Management
30
-
30
45
       3
BA 301 Strategic Management
30
-
30
45
       3
AF 303 Cost & Management Accounting
-
30
30
60
       4
Semester Load
16
Year two Recess Term
TM 200 Community Engagement II
-
300
-
75
5
Recess Term Load
5
Year Three, Semester One (6 cores)
PM 307 Sustainable Supply Chain Management
30
-
30
45
3
PM 301 E-procurement & the Supply Chain Management
30
30
30
60
4
PM 308 Procurement Audit & Investigation
30
-
30
45
3
PM 303 Procurement Ethics & Governance
30
-
30
45
3
TM 201 Research Methods
30
-
30
45
3
BA 203 Marketing Management
30
-
30
45
3
Semester Load
19
Year Three, Semester Two (5 Cores)
PM 304 Contract & Dispute Management
30
30
-
45
3
PM 305 Managing Supply relationships & Negotiation
30
30
-
45
3
TM 301 Project
-
120
-
60
4
BA 307 Organizational Behaviour
45
-
30
60
4
BA 108 Entrepreneurship & Innovation Management
30
30
-
45
3
Semester Load
17
Year Three Recess Term
TM 300 Community Engagement III
-
300
-
75
5
 
5

The minimum graduation load for Bachelor of Procurement and Supply Chain Management =118


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