Cavendish Uganda

Bachelor of Business Administration - Banking & Finance

Everybody wants to be a banker, because they believe that if you spend all that time around money, some of it will rub off on you. Getting into the bank is easy. Making your way to the top of the financial hierarchy needs skill, ambition, and expertise. A Cavendish University Uganda finance degree is an excellent place to start.

The Bachelor of Business Administration is a three-year, full time, day, evening and weekend programme. It’s an appropriate goal for students who want to acquire extensive skills in business and management. Students are transformed into graduates with a formidable capacity to solve complex business problems with enormous creativity and innovation.

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Course Overview

Course objectives

The packaging of the programme is in keeping with Cavendish University Uganda's devotion to offer "British education with a local touch" – enabling its graduates to be well rounded in shaping their business environments to their unique advantage. Students are empowered to possess integrated skills and knowledge in, inter alia, Accounting, Marketing, Procurement and Logistics Management, Human Resource Management, Business Computing, Commerce, Banking and Finance. Degree classes are scheduled for daytime, evening and weekend programmes to allow students to either further their education while maintaining current employment or study full-time.

The BBA programme is designed to enable the student to:

  • Acquire knowledge of the nature and structure of the modern business organisation, the nature of enterprise, the role of profit and the critical managerial functions that contribute to the total operation of a business.
  • Acquire knowledge, understanding and skills necessary for the planning and development of an organisation's human resources (HR); and how they contribute to organisational objectives and requirements.
  • Understand and discuss the major decisions areas and the important concepts used in financial accounting and management.
  • Internalise the principal concepts, frameworks and techniques of strategic management as a backbone for generating options for strategic business judgment.
  • Acquire sufficient capacity to satisfy strategic planning needs of enterprises to achieve their marketing objectives.
  • Understand micro and macro-economic principles and theories and apply them to solve complex real life situations.

Programme structure

COURSE CODECOURSE NAME
YEAR ISEMESTER I
BBA112 Microeconomics
BBA113 Business Administration
BJC110 Communication Skills and Learning Skills for Employability
BIT110 Introduction to Information and Communication Technologies
BBA115 Financial Accounting
BBA116 Basic Statistics
YEAR ISEMESTER II
BBA121 Cost Accounting and Budgeting
BBA122 Quantitative Methods for Business
BAC123 Intermediate Accounting
BBA123 Macroeconomics
BBA124 Principles of Marketing
BBA125 Business Law
YEAR IISEMESTER I
BBA211 Managerial Accounting
BBF211 Financial Reporting and Analysis
BBA213 Entrepreneurship and e-commerce
BAC215 Auditing I
BBA215 Human Resource Management
BBA216 Operations Management
YEAR IISEMESTER II
BBA221 Strategic Management
BBA223 Taxation I
BBF222 Financial Management
BBA224 Business Ethics
RSC001 Research Methodology
BBA226 Practicum
YEAR IIISEMESTER I (BANKING AND FINANCE)
BBF315 Corporate and Merchant Banking
BBF316 Public finance
BAC316 Computerized Accounting I
BBA314 Investment Analysis
BBF313 Banking Operations
BBF311 Banking Technologies and Systems Management
YEAR IIISEMESTER II (BANKING AND FINANCE)
BBA321 Auditing II
BBF322 Regulatory Framework of Financial Institutions
BBA324 Managing Change in Organisations
BBF326 International Finance
BSF323 Security Analysis and Portfolio Management
BBA326 Research Project

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Faculty of Business and Management

Faculty of Business and Management

Faculty of Business and Management