Diploma in Business Administration

Minimum Entry Requirements
The minimum entry requirement to the Diploma in Business Administration 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 Business Administration is two years.

Year One Semester One

Code Name

LH

PH

CH

CU

DBA 1101 Financial accounting I

50

50

75

5

DBA 1102 Business administration

50

20

60

4

DBA 1103 Business Economics

50

20

60

4

DBA 1104 Principles of ICT

50

20

60

4

DBA 1105 Computer Applications I

20

50

45

3

DBA 1106 Business Administration Project I

10

130

75

5

Total

230

290

375

25

Year One Semester Two

Code Name

LH

PH

CH

CU

DBA 1201 Principles of management

50

20

60

4

DBA 1202 Statistics

40

40

60

4

DBA 1203 Communication Skills

50

20

60

4

DBA 1204 Business law

50

20

60

4

DBA 1205 Computer Applications II

20

50

45

3

DBA 1206 Business Administration Project II

10

130

75

5

DBA 1207 Fieldwork

10

130

75

5

Total

230

410

435

29

Year Two Semester One

Code Name

LH

PH

CH

CU

DBA 2101 Financial Accounting II

60

30

75

5

DBA 2102 Business Finance

50

50

75

5

DBA 2103 Elements of Taxation

50

20

60

4

DBA 2104 Principles of Marketing and Selling

50

20

60

4

DBA 2105 Business Administration Project III

10

130

75

5

Total

220

250

345

23

Year Two Semester Two

Code Name

LH

PH

CH

CU

DBA 2201 Business Planning

60

30

75

5

DBA 2202 Cost and Management Accounting

50

20

60

4

DBA 2203 Enterprise Creation and Management

50

20

60

4

DBA 2204 Principles of Auditing

50

20

60

4

DBA 2205 Accounting Software

50

20

60

4

DBA 2206 Business Administration Project IV

10

130

75

5

Total

270

240

390

26

Program Load
To qualify for the award of the Diploma in Business Administration, a candidate must obtain 103 credit units distributed as follows:

Year One Semester One 25
Year One Semester Two 29
Year Two Semester One 23
Year Two Semester Two 26
Total 103