Diploma in Accounting and Finance

Minimum Entry Requirements

The minimum entry requirement to the Diploma in Accounting and Finance is:

  1. Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least 3 passes
  2. Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) with 1 Principal pass and two subsidiaries obtained at the same sitting or its equivalent.
  3. Qualifications equivalent to Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) as shall be determined by the National Council in consultation with the Uganda National Examinations Board.
  4. A Certificate from a recognized institution of higher learning.

Duration of the Program
The minimum period to complete the Diploma in Accounting and Finance is two years.

Year One Semester One

Code Name

LH

PH

CH

CU

DAF 1101 Financial Accounting I

50

50

75

5

DAF 1102 Principles of ICT

45

30

60

4

DAF 1103 Business Economics

50

20

60

4

DAF 1104 Business Administration

50

20

60

4

DAF 1105 Computer Applications I

20

50

45

3

DAF 1106 Accounting and Finance Project I

10

130

75

5

Total

225

300

375

25

Year One Semester Two

Code Name

LH

PH

CH

CU

DAF 1201 Financial Accounting II

50

50

75

5

DAF 1202 Statistics

50

50

75

5

DAF 1203 Communication Skills

40

40

60

4

DAF 1204 Business law

50

20

60

4

DAF 1205 Principles of Management

50

20

60

4

DAF 1206 Computer Applications II

20

50

45

3

DAF 1207 Accounting and Finance Project II

10

130

75

5

DAF 1208 Fieldwork

10

130

75

5

Total

280

490

525

35

Year Two Semester One

Code Name

LH

PH

CH

CU

DAF 2101 Financial Accounting III

50

50

75

5

DAF 2102 Money and Banking

60

30

75

5

DAF 2103 Business finance

50

50

75

5

DAF 2104 Cost Accounting

50

20

60

4

DAF 2105 Taxation

50

20

60

4

DAF 2106 Accounting and Finance Project III

10

130

75

5

Total

270

300

420

28

Year Two Semester Two

Code Name

LH

PH

CH

CU

DAF 2201 Income Tax

60

30

75

5

DAF 2202 Principles of Auditing

60

30

75

5

DAF 2203 Public Sector Accounting

45

30

60

4

DAF 2204 Financial Markets

50

20

60

4

DAF 2205 Accounting Software

10

130

75

5

DAF 2206 Accounting and Finance Project IV

10

130

75

5

Total

235

370

420

28

Program Load
To qualify for the award of the Diploma in Accounting and Finance, a candidate must obtain 116 credit units distributed as follows:

Year One Semester One 25
Year One Semester Two 35
Year Two Semester One 28
Year Two Semester Two 28
Total 116