This three years programme challenges students to examine the responsibilities of the accountant and other business professionals in the contemporary society.
The BBA programme offers specialization in four courses
Candidates must be holders of Advanced Certificate of secondary Education Examination (A.C.S.E.E) with at least two principal passes in relevant subjects. They must have at least five (5) credit passes in the Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (C.S.E.E “O” Level) including Mathematics and English. In addition, the applicant must have scored in the Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (A-Level) a total of five points or more in appropriate subjects at the same sitting. The points are based on the following scale: A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2,E=1, S=0.5, F=0 OR
Candidates must hold qualifications equivalent to the above requirements from an institution recognized by the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) OR
Candidates must hold a relevant Diploma of at least second-class standing from an institution recognized by TCU
A candidate of mature age (25 years and above) who possesses the Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (C.S.E.E “O” Level) with at least five principal passes and three credits in approved subjects, which should include Mathematics and English, and has a minimum of four years working experience in a relevant field may apply. Such candidates must be ready to take a special aptitude test.
BBA Courses Description
LG 111: Communication Skills IThis course aims at imparting knowledge on the key communication skills needed in the realm of academic and business life. It prepares the students for different communicative tasks within the modern business world, where effective communication is as important as the business goals. Memos, reports, speeches, collection letters, sales letters, minutes of meetings, advertisement messages make a vital part of any modern business.
PH 112: Introduction to PhilosophyThe course is about the basic philosophical aspects, the general history of ideas and meaningful arguments. This will enable students to articulate in their views of issues, helps them develop a philosophical outlook on issues about man, the world and God.
PHL 113: Social and Business EthicsThe course deals with a human being and his behaviour in the society. It touches aspects of business, work, family and commitment to the society. The course enables students understand the nature and genesis of social moral problems in order to make appropriate and meaningful responses to them in the light of divinely inspired principles and equip them with mental tools to make rational sense of ethical concerns in personal, business and social spheres
QM 114: Business MathematicsThe course reviews basic mathematical functions, including differentiation, integration and mathematics of finance. It introduces them to the basic mathematical concepts, methodologies and applications used in solving business problems and formulating forecasting models.
LW 115: Business LawThe course is about basic principles of business law; it includes the law of contract, sales of goods, hire purchase and bankruptcy. The course lays the foundation for and provides deeper understanding of the business legal system, and it also develops awareness of problematic areas in which persons/institutions should seek professional legal advice. It seeks to provide a deeper analysis and understanding of the legal systems as they relate to business operations.
AC 116: Financial Accounting IThe purpose of this course is to equip students with the basic knowledge and skills of the techniques used to prepare financial statements, including necessary underlying records to ensure that candidates can exercise judgment and techniques in reporting matters encountered by accountants.
EC 114: Introduction to MicroeconomicsThis course is about the basic principles of microeconomics. It introduces students to the basics of economics at the lower units of organization, i.e, the firm and the household or consumer. The course covers demand, supply, and elasticity and consumer behaviour. It seeks to expose students to the techniques of how to apply, analyze and interpret the theories, principles, concepts and models of microeconomics in relation to the business environment in the economy.
GM 118: Principles of Management and Administration 1This course introduces to students the foundation of management and administration, its history and functions. It equips students with managerial skills and knowledge which are necessary for analyzing and interpreting managerial issues.
LG 121: Communication Skills IIThe principal purpose of this course is to equip students with skills for self-expression both orally and in written form. It is aimed at aiding students to reduce any language problem which may lead to underachievement arising from poor expression and organization in students‟ essays, examinations and outside communication. The course emphasizes the importance of the writing skills, reading and speaking. It exposes to students on how to recognize and use references and citations in a proper manner.
QM 124: Business StatisticsThe course is designed to introduce to the students the basic statistical concepts,methodology and applications used in solving business problems and assist students gain knowledge necessary for applying statistics in various fields, such as research. Itdeals with methods for data collection, measures of central tendency, measures ofdispersions and permutations. This course develops and refines decision-making skills of students by basing decision upon the outcome of statistical tests.
LW 125: Commercial Law IIThe course is the continuation of Commercial Law I. It is about negotiable instruments, law insurance, partnership law and company law. Other aspects of the course are capital markets, international trade law and intellectual property law. It enables students to master business and commercial related laws.
AC 126: Financial Accounting IIThe objective of the course is to improve students‟ understanding of advanced issues inaccounting as a way of preparing them to cope with the current challenges in the accounting profession. It seeks to build on the basic issues covered in Financial Accounting I and develops them further. Specifically, more advanced issues on partnership accounts and some specialized activities like hire purchase, etc. are covered.
EC 102: Introduction to MacroeconomicsThe course introduces to students macroeconomics. It deals with National Income demand, money, banking and financial institutions, the theory of international trade and inflation. It provides students with a basic understanding of principles and concepts of macroeconomics and their applications to enable students to analyze macroeconomic issues and apply the principles for economic development.
SC126: Principles of Materials ManagementThis course covers all the aspects that have to do with the functions related to the acquisition, maintenance and storage of materials in an organization. The courseintroduces students to the organization of materials management functions in anorganization. The course aims to create understanding on principles of materials management specifically to enable students to recognize and apply principles of procurement and warehouse operations on their duties. It further introduces the student to the practices and functions related to both purchasing and storage of materials in an organization.
MK 124: Marketing Principles and Administration IThis course is about the basic principles of marketing management, the marketing systems and its environment. It aims to expose to students some basic concepts of marketing management and its importance.
HR 121: Principles of Human Resource ManagementThe course introduces to students the basic principles of Human Resource management. It includes the history, major functions of Human Resource Management and Organization of Human Resource Department.
AC 314: Advanced Accounting I
AC315: Auditing & Investigations 1
AC 316: Management Accounting I
F1 314: Credit Analysis and Commercial Lending
FI 315: International Banking Management
FI 316: IT Banking Management
SC 311: Public Procurement
CS 313: Inventory Management and Control
SC 314: Transportation and Business Logistics Management
HR 314: Human Resource Management II
HR 315: Performance Management
GM 316: Principles of Management & Administration II
MK 315: International marketing
AC 322: Business Data Processing
RM. 224: Research MethodsThe course is all about research methods and students are introduced to formulation of the research problem, importance of literature review, research designs, data collection methods, analysis of data, hypothesis testing, and data interpretation.
QM 212: Quantitative Methods IThe course provides quantitative techniques for decision-making.It introduces students to the use of mathematical models in solving business problems
LG160: Basic French 1The course is for students with no previous background in French or who have studied French up to Form Two. The course gives basic French language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing). It aims at making the student functional at an elementary level, both in written and spoken French (ex. Learning tenses necessary to operate in the past, present and future). Classes will be interactive and high degree of participation will be expected.
PH 212: Introduction to LogicThis course aims at developing essential philosophical tools among students for critical, analytical, clear and correct thinking and reasoning. This course introduces logical concepts and it provides scientific approaches to argumentation. It enables the students to acquire the essential tools of right reasoning in concrete day to day life issues and contexts.
AC 215: Taxation IThe objective of this subject is to provide students with a comprehensive knowledge of public finance and taxation, government sources of revenue and government expenditure, tax assessment, collection and accounting for such revenue.
AC 216: Financial Reporting IThe aim of the course is to build on knowledge gained in the year one Financial Accounting units, specifically, to build understanding on issues like raising share capital, preparation of financial statements and other matters relating to companies and some specialized activities like hire purchase, investments leasing etc.
FI 213: Banking Law and PracticeThis course is an introduction to laws pertaining to secured transactions, letters of credit and the bank collection process. The course also discusses a broad range of legal issues related to processing checks. It introduces to students the laws pertaining to secured transactions, letters of credit and the bank collection process.
FI 215: Financial AnalysisThe purpose of this course is to teach the basic skills of financial analysis to the prospective bank lender/credit analyst who is already familiar with fundamental accounting procedures and practices. This course deals with the basic skills of financial analysis and fundamental accounting procedures and practices
FI 216: Money and BankingMoney and Banking is a fundamental treatment of the banker's stock in trade money and how it functions in the Tanzania and world economies. This course explores money as a medium of exchange, introduces the concept of money supply. It seeks to examine the role of banks as money creators and participants in the nation's payment mechanics
MK215: Marketing Principles and Management IIThis course is about the basic principles of marketing management, the marketing systems and its environment and marketing environment. The course exposes to students some basic concepts of marketing management and its importance.
Mk 216: Marketing Research and Information SystemsMarketing research and information systems exposes to students on the types of marketing research and marketing research approaches, its process and how to evaluate marketing research projects. It seeks to acquaint students with the techniques of handling Marketing Research Projects in a business set up and induces a sense of value for information in marketing decision making process.
MK 217: Consumer BehaviourThis course introduces the students to marketing of various types of consumer behaviours and the dynamics of consumer behaviours and consumer markets. The course further provides students with understanding of factors that influence the acquisition, consumption and disposition of products, services and ideas.
SC 211: Physical Distribution and Warehouse ManagementThe aim of this course is to introduce students to the advanced study of activities involved in physical distribution and warehouse management. It examines in depth the policies, principles, techniques and methods involved in the physical, quantitative, financial and managerial control of stocks of goods and materials, including external and internal movement. It seeks to introduce students to the disposal and the legal implications in warehouse, stockyard and motor vehicle management, involving elements of transport management
SC 212: Procurement Practice and TechniquesThis course is about purchasing practice and techniques. It deals with deeper analysis of various practices of purchasing and the techniques necessary to make the right buy. This course is expected to expose students to the practice and techniques of procurement that are used in both public and private procurement. It enables students appreciate and apply various procurement techniques in their business environment and to exercise professional buying behaviour.
GM 211: Strategic Management
GM 212: Business and Society
HR 215: Human Resource Management I
LG 161: Basic French II
REL 221: Comparative Religions
QM 222: Quantitative Methods II
AC 223: Basic Management Accounting
AC 227: Taxation II
AC 226: Financial Reporting II
FI 226: Marketing of Financial Services
FI 221: Financial Institutions and Markets
FI 225: Commercial and Investment Banking
GM 221: Production and Operations Management
HR 225: Organizational Behaviour
MK 228: Industrial/Business Marketing
GM 221: Production and Operations Management
SC 222: Auditing and Assurance for Procurement and Supplies Functions
GM 223: International Business /Management
AC 311: Financial Management
GM 313: Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
AC 312: Information Systems and Business Computing
MG 323: Business Policy and Strategic Planning
AC 321: Project Management Appraisal
AC324: Advanced Accounting II
AC 326: Management Accounting II
AC 325: Advanced Auditing and Assurance Services
AC321: International Finance
F1 324: Investment and Portfolio Management
FI 325: Micro Finance
MK 324: Sales Management
GM 321: Case Study Analysis and Business Consulting Skills