Increased use of computers in business operations has created demand for computing specialists with business and computer skills. This course aims at providing students with the opportunity to acquire knowledge in thebasic computer science and Business Computing in order to facilitate decision marking within an organization. The Diploma in Business Computing (DBC) programme is intended to equip students with basic business computing skills and skills in information technology. This combination of skills and knowledge prepares students to be immediately productive in the modern industry.
Students will be prepared to be capable of starting and managing businesses by applying ICT know how and business skills in order to leverage ICT as vehicle for strategic advantage in business. DBC graduates are ideally placed to work either in the business software industry and apply the use of IT in business.
DBC graduates are ideally placed to work either in the business software industry and developing the use of IT in business. Others will take up operational positions in ICT- based sectors, and other positions such as Web- Designers, Network & Systems Administrators, Data Analysts, and Data Administrators. Others take up further studies in Business Computing. Possible employers range from consulting firms to ICT users such as the government, banks and insurance industry. The course also trains students to become entrepreneurs and start their own businesses with aid of ICT’s. Others will take up further studies in Information Technology related courses.
The programme provides for a wide range of career paths is including specific IT- related positions and also roles combining IT with general Business Management. There is a growing demand within the industry to have key business management positions filled with personnel who can make best productive use of their IT facilities and use them for strategic advantage. .
Direct Entry: A candidate must have five (3) passes at O'Level and (2) credits in Math And English or its equivalent and 2 principal passes at A'Level obtained at the same sitting or its equivalent
Mature Age Entry: For admission under the Mature Age Entry Scheme, a candidate must pass the Mature Age Entry Examinations of any accredited institution in Uganda to be admitted.
Diploma Holders: A candidate shall be admitted to the program if she/he has a relevant diploma award from a recognized institution of higher learning.
You can still submit the filled form with relevant academic qualifications to any of our branches [Kampala Campus, Kakiri Campus and Hoima Campus]. For location details, please click here
Please note: Application form fee is 30,000/= paid directly to finance department.