Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance
The Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance has been developed to train highly skilled and modern Accounting and Finance specialists. The programme, which is the first of its kind in the region, is blended with the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) and Uganda Institute of Bankers Professional Bankers’ Certificate curricula. This is intended to produce unique, shrewd, analytical and widely knowledgeable graduates who will have the capacity to solve large complex accounting and financial problems and demonstrate a sound understanding of the broader business environment.
Students under this programme will select one of the two specialized options:
- Banking and Finance
Students under this option will be able to complete two levels of ACCA by the time they graduate. They will purse various course units to improve their analytical and quantitative abilities and will have major focus on Accounting Information Systems.
Banking and Finance Option:
Students under this option will be able to complete a Professional Bankers’ Certificate as per the Uganda Institute of Bankers’ curriculum. The unique Banking & Finance professionals from UTAMU will have a unique blend of insights into financial information and financial management information systems
Graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance can work in public, private or non-governmental organisations in various positions as accountants, financial planners and Analysts, finance Officers, banking officers, auditors, business Managers and tax analysts. Others can be investment managers, treasury officers, investment analysts and tax consultants.
Objectives of the Program
The Main objective of the Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance degree program is to produce a unique breed of Accounting and Finance personnel for Uganda and the region. Students graduating with a BSc in Accounting and Finance from UTAMU will have the competence and practicability to become comprehensive business advisors and play key roles in the development and implementation of business strategic plans at the Bachelor’s degree level. The specific objectives are:
- To provide students with a strong foundation in broad based business education with specialized knowledge in the areas of accounting and finance.
- To equip students with a range of skills and competencies needed to succeed in today’s business environment.
|Programme Name||Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance|
|Programme Duration||3 Years|
|Admission Criteria||Direct Entry Scheme
Candidates seeking admission through the direct entry shall require the following:
For admission under mature age, a candidate must have sat and passed the university mature age entry examinations from a recognized Institution. To sit for university mature age, the candidate must be aged 25 years and above.
|Mode||Dual Mode (Online and Local Support)|
|Fee Type - Per Semester||Uganda Shillings 1,150,000|
- The minimum graduation load for BSc. Accounting and Finance (Accounting Option) = 130
- The minimum graduation load for BSc. Accounting and Finance (Finance and Banking option) =127