The Bachelor of Business Computing program is designed to provide students with the necessary analytical, business and computing skills and knowledge to effectively develop and manage high quality business computing and information systems in organisations. This programme is also designed to meet the growing needs of the industry for a new category of Information Technology professional.

Career Options

There is hardly an area in which Mobile Computing and communication graduates won’t be able to thrive – be it conceptualization of communications systems, development of mobile phone applications and interactive technologies, the design of a smart home environment or implementation of new mobile services.

Graduates will be working in a highly dynamic field with excellent career prospects. Among potential employers keen to hire our graduates are not only mobile communication firms but also multinational Corporations, small and middle-sized enterprises and many highly innovative start-up ventures in the IT sector.

The prospective careers for mobile computing graduates include;

  • Mobile Applications Developer;
  • Telecommunication Engineer;
  • Information Security;
  • Products Designer.

Programme objectives

On this programme students will:

  • Gain skills and knowledge leading to a flexible career path as mobile computing and communications professional;
  • Gain sound knowledge and understanding of a wide range of current trends in the field with a wide variety of skills ranging from the mobile devices to networking structures;
  • Understand the technical challenges posed by current mobile devices and wireless communications and evaluate and select appropriate solutions according to user requirements;
  • Competently evaluate and select software tools and APIs for mobile applications and hence be aware of their scope and limitations;
  • Develop applications for mobile devices;
  • Understand drivers for mobile technologies adaption;
  • Gain sound knowledge and understanding of a wide range of current trends in the field with a wide variety of skills ranging from the mobile devices to networking structures.

Admission Requirements

Programme Name Bachelor of Science in Mobile Computing and Communications
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) 
  • At least one subsidiary pass in Mathematics in Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE).
Diploma Holders Scheme
  • Applicants should possess at least a second class (lower division) Diploma in Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, Information Technology, Information Systems 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).
  • At least one subsidiary pass in Mathematics in UACE.
Mature age scheme
For admission under mature age, a candidate must have sat and passed the university mature age entry examinations from a recognized centre. To sit for university mature age, the candidate must have age of at least 25 years
Mode Dual Mode (Online and Local Support)
Fee Type - Per Semester Uganda Shillings 1,200,000

Programme Structure

Year 1 Semester 1 (6 Cores)

Code Name LH PH TH CH CU Mother Department Cross Cutting Semester
CS 101 Computer Applications and Systems 30 30 -- 45 3      
BA 105 Fundamentals of Accounting I 30 -- 30 45 3      
BA 102 Introduction to Business Administration 30 -- 30 45 3      
BA 104 Business Communication 30 -- 30 45 3      
IS 100 ICT in Organizations 30 -- 30 45 3      
EC 103 Business Economics 30 -- 30 45 3      
  Semester load         18      

Year I Semester 2 (5 cores)

Code Name LH PH TH CH CU
IT 100 Internet Technologies and Web Design 30 60   60 4
CS 100 Structured Programming 30 30 30 60 4
LW 204 Business Law 45 -- 30 60 4
BA 202 Fundamentals of Accounting II 30 30 30 60 4
BA 107 Principles of Marketing 30 -- 30 45 3
  Semester load         19

Year 1 Recess Term

Code Name LH PH TH CH CU
TM 100 Community Engagement I -- 300 -- 75 5
  Recess term load         5

Year 2 Semester 1(6 cores)

Code Name LH PH TH CH CU
IS 200 System Analysis and Design 30 -- 30 45 3
BA 212 Computerized Accounting 45 - 30 60 4
CS 208 Event Driven Programming 30 30 -- 45 3
BA 101 Principles of Management 30 -- 30 45 3
BA 108 Entrepreneurship Theory and Principles 30 -- 30 45 3
TM 201 Research Methods 30 -- 30 45 3
  Semester load         19

Year 2 Semester 2 (5 cores)

Code Name LH PH TH CH CU
IS 302 Business Process Modeling 45 30 - 60 4
BA 205 Business Statistics 45 30 60 4
IS 309 Database Management Systems 45 15 15 60 4
BA 201 Business Quantitative Methods 30 30 45 3
IT 208 Performance and Reward management 30 30 45 3
  Semester load         19

Year 2 Recess Term

Code Name LH PH TH CH CU
TM 200 Community Engagement II -- 300 -- 75 5
  Semester load         5

Year 3 Semester 1

Code Name LH PH TH CH CU
  Cores (3)          
IS 301 Data Warehousing 30 30 45 3
IS 201 Management Information Systems 30 - 30 45 3
PP 305 Project Planning & Management 30 30 - 45 3
  Electives (Chose 2)          
EC 314 Financial Management 45 -- 30 60 4
HR 102 Principles of Human Resources Management 30 - 30 45 3
BA 301 Strategic Management 30 - 30 45 3
  Semester load         15/16
             

Year 3 Semester 2 (3 cores)

Code Name LH PH TH CH CU
IS 307 Decision Support Systems 45 30 60 4
IS 303 Enterprise Architecture 45 - 30 60 4
TM 301 Project - 120 - 60 4
Electives (chose 1)
IT 200 Information Security 30 30 45 3
IS 202 Human Computer Interaction 30 30 45 3
  Semester load         15

Year 3 Recess Term

Code Name LH PH TH CH CU
TM 300 Community Engagement III -- 300 -- 75 5
  Semester load         5

Fees per semester

Fees per semester Functional Fees Application Fees
1,200,000 UGX 250,000 UGX 50,000 UGX

International students pay international student tuition fees which is rated in dollars and this specifically covers only the cost of teaching and many student support services. This tuition below is per academic session and includes both the tuition and functional fees.

Category of Programme Fees per academic session (USD) Application / Admission Fee
Bachelor’s Degree $700 $30
Undergraduate Diploma $500 $30
Undergraduate Certificate $250 $30

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