Certificate in Secretarial Studies

Minimum Entry Requirements
The minimum entry requirement to the Certificate in Secretarial Studies is:

1. Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least 3 passes

2. Qualifications equivalent to Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) as shall be determined by the National Council in consultation with the Uganda National Examinations Board

Duration of the Program
The minimum period to complete the Certificate in Secretarial Studies is two years.

Year One Semester One

Code Name

LH

PH

CH

CU

CSS 1101 Keyboard Skills I

30

90

75

5

CSS 1102 Shorthand I

30

90

75

5

CSS 1103 Office Practice

45

30

60

4

CSS 1104 Principles of Accounts

30

30

45

3

CSS 1105 Basic Communication Skills

40

40

60

4

CSS 1106 Principles of Economics

35

20

45

3

CSS 1107 Computer Applications I

20

50

45

3

CSS 1108 Secretarial Project I

10

130

75

5

Total

240

480

480

32

Year One Semester Two

Code Name

LH

PH

CH

CU

CSS 1201 Keyboard skills II

30

90

75

5

CSS 1202 Shorthand II

30

90

75

5

CSS 1203 Office Machines & Equipment

20

80

60

4

CSS 1204 Customer care

35

20

45

3

CSS 1205 Kiswahili Language

35

20

45

3

CSS 1206 Computer Applications II

20

50

45

3

CSS 1207 Secretarial Project II

10

130

75

5

CSS 1208 Fieldwork

10

130

75

5

Total

190

610

495

33

Program Load
To qualify for the award of the Certificate in Secretarial Studies, a candidate must obtain 65 credit units distributed as follows:

Semester One 32
Semester Two 33
Total 65