Diploma In Business Administration

Course Overview

The Diploma of Business Administration (abbreviated as DBA). One of the areas of specialisation under this programme is Banking, Insurance and Finance. It is designed to prepare students for practical work in the Business Administration environment. It provides students with the ability to identify and analyse business problems. The programme is also designed for those who wish to progress into undergraduate programmes in any field of study.

PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES

The Banking, Insurance and Finance specialization aims at equipping graduates with managerial and financial management skills needed in the competitive running of various institutions in the financial and insurance sectors of an economy. The following are the objectives of the programme:

1. To prepare future Financial Institutions and Insurance Managers capable of developing organizational market share and quality service delivery
2. To equip the students with the skills needed to design and implement financial strategies.
3. To produce graduates capable of gathering, accumulating, analyzing, and evaluating information about customers and customer orientation strategies.
4. To produce graduates who have the knowledge and ability to identify,diagnose and manage risks.

Course Duration: 2 Years

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
These are based on the University admission requirements which are in turn
within the national standard set by the National Council for Higher Education
in Uganda.
For admission to DBA programme, the applicant should meet one of two
avenues that have been approved by the University’s senate.
(a) Direct Entry Scheme
A successful candidate should have:
(i) Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with a minimum of 5
passes;
3
(ii) At least 1 principal pass and 2 subsidiaries at Uganda Advanced
Certificate of Education (UACE) obtained at the same sitting or its
equivalent.
(b) Certificate holders
Certificate from a recognized institution at credit/distinction level
in the relevant field plus Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE)
with a minimum of 5 passes at the same sitting or its equivalent.

Year One - Semester One


Year 1 Semester I LH PH CH CU
Code Course Name
DBA21101 Mercantile Law 60 0 60 4
DBA21102 Computer Applications I 51 18 60 4
DBA21103 Procurement and Stores Management 60 0 60 4
DBA21104 Business Policy 60 0 60 4
DBA21105 Organisation Theory 60 0 60 4
DBA21106 Fundamentals of Accounting 51 18 60 4
 

 

 



Year One - Semester Two


         
DBA21201 Customer Service Management 60 0 60 4
DBA21202 Computer Applications II 45 30 60 4
DBA21203 Economics I 51 18 60 4
DBA21204 Marketing Management 60 0 60 4
DBA21205 Business Statistics I 51 18 60 4
DBA21206 Business Communication 60 0 60 4

 

 



Year Two - Semester One


 

 BANKING INSURANCE & FINANCE OPTION
Year 2 Semester I
Code Course Name LH PH CH CU
MBI22101 Business Finance I 51 18 60 4
MBI22102 Office Records Management 60 0 60 4
MBI22103 Personnel Management 60 0 60 4
MBI22104 Banking Practice 60 0 60 4
MBI22105 Money, Banking and Insurance 60 0 60 4
MBI22106 Intermediate Accounting 45 30 60 4

 



Year Two- Semester Two


Semester II
Code Course Name LH PH CH CU
MBI22201 Actuarial Mathematics 51 18 60 4
MBI22202 Taxation Management 45 30 60 4
MBI22203 Insurance Law 60 0 60 4
MBI22204 International Finance 60 0 60 4
MBI22205 Marine Insurance 60 0 60 4
MBI22206 Principles of Insurance 60 0 60 4