DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (DBA)

This programme aims at providing students with knowledge and skills necessary for effective performance in the role of Business Manager. It adopts a generic approach to business administration and is designed for students with interests in business administration projects, business development, community services, trade, tourism and agricultural businesses. This course provides the most appropriate way of management of businesses for the new generation of managers who are asked to handle multi-disciplinary projects in a rapidly changing business environment. It is specifically designed for students who may have not have progressed directly to the university for one reason or the other, Management staff who are currently undertaking development works or running business projects or working in businesses within their normal roles and responsibilities.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Applicants to this program will be admitted through the following entry schemes;

  • Direct Entry -The candidate must have at least one principal pass and two subsidiary passes attained at the same sitting of Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) – or its equivalent.-The Candidate must as well have at least 5 passes in the same sitting of Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) or its equivalent.

Certificate Entry Scheme- The candidate must have at least three passes obtained at the same sitting of Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) or its equivalent or a Certificate in any course from an institution recognised by the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) – or an equivalent accreditation body.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
The following Curriculum Matrix/ Structure summarize the layout of the courses which will be offered to all students doing a Diploma in Business Administration of Uganda Technology and Management University.
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Year One, Semester One (6 cores)

Code

Course name

LH

PH

TH

CH

CU

BA 109

Principles and Practices of Management

45

-

30

60

4

BA 103

Fundamentals of Business Accounting

30

-

30

45

3

BA 107

Principles of Marketing

30

-

30

45

3

LW 204

Business Law

45

-

30

60

4

CS 101

Computer Applications & Systems

30

30

-

45

3

EC 100

Introduction to Microeconomics

30

-

30

45

3

 

Semester load

 

 

 

 

20

Year One, Semester Two (5 cores)

Code

Course name

LH

PH

TH

CH

CU

BA 104

Business Communication

30

-

30

45

3

BA 106

Principles and Practices of Human Resource Management

30

-

30

45

3

PP 105

Principles of Project Management

30

-

30

45

3

EC 104

Introduction to Macroeconomics

30

-

-

45

3

MT 111

Quantitative Methods I

30

-

30

45

3

 

Semester load

 

 

 

 

15

Year one, Recess Term

TM 100

Community Engagement I

-

300

-

75

5

 

Recess term load

 

 

 

 

5

Year Two, Semester One (5 cores)

Code

Course Name

LH

PH

TH

CH

CU

AF 205

Intermediate Business Accounting

45

-

30

60

4

BA 217

Business Financial Management

45

-

30

60

4

BA 205

Business Statistics

45

-

30

60

4

BA 300

Taxation & Tax Management

45

-

30

60

4

TM 201

Research Methods

30

-

30

45

3

 

Semester load

 

 

 

 

19

Year Two, Semester Two (5 cores)

Code

Course Name

LH

PH

TH

CH

CU

BA 221

Entrepreneurship Development

45

-

30

60

4

BA 222

Principles of Insurance

45

-

30

60

4

DE 202

Rural and Development Management

45

-

30

60

4

BA 200

Introduction to Management Accounting

45

-

30

60

4

TM 202

Diploma Project

45

-

30

60

4

 

Semester load

 

 

 

 

20

                       

 

 

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