Home Faculties & Departiments Business and Economics Bachelor of business Administration

About the programme

The BBA programme balances practical application with the development and maintenance of solid communication and analytical skills. Instructors utilise a variety of teaching methods including lectures, discussions, role play, case studies, visits, visits and simulation. Students use texts, journals, videocassettes and the Internet to complete group assignments and conduct independent research projects. While the majority of the course work is the same for all students in the first year, during the other two years students major in Marketing, Human Resources Management, and Procurement. The mission of the Faculty of Business and Economics is to:

  • Develop both theoretical and practical tools necessary for entry into and advancement in business and other organizations as well as preparation for graduate study.
  • Develop a broad based knowledge of the discipline which is appropriate to a variety of organizations.

BBA is a three year program. Core courses are offered in Accounts, Management, Economics, ICT, Business Communication and Soft Skills,Entrepreneurship, Business Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research, and Development Studies. In their final year, students undertake a research project. The structure of the programme showing the courses and credit hours per
semester is shown below.



First Year

1st Semester

  • Business Mathematics
  • Basic Financial and Government Accounting
  • Business Communication and Soft Skills
  • Foundations of Faith and Professional Ethics
  • Management Information Systems and Computer Application
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Microeconomics


2nd Semester

  • Macroeconomics
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Principles of Management
  • Principles of Procurement and Supplies Management
  • Development Studies
  • Business Law


Second Year
1st semester

  • Quantitative Methods
  • Cost Accounting
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management


Marketing Major

  • Marketing Management
  • Marketing Research


Procurement Major

  • Procurement Management
  • Strategic Procurement

Human Resources Major

  • Human Resources Management
  • Public Administration and Local Governance


2nd Semester

  • Operations Research
  • Production and Operational Management
  • Financial Management
  • E-commerce

Marketing Major

  • Services Marketing
  • Marketing Communication


Procurement Major

  • Procurement and Supplies Audit
  • Inventory Control and Management

Human Resource Major

  • Industrial Relation and Labour Laws
  • Public Policy



Third Year
1st Semester

  • Project Planning and Management
  • Strategic Management
  • International Business
  • Research Methods


Marketing Major

  • Sales Management
  • International Marketing


Procurement Major

  • International Procurement Management
  • Public Procurement


Human Resource Major

  • Appraisal Management System
  • Change Management


2nd semester

  • Research Project
  • Practical Training



Category A: Direct Entry (Form Six)

  • Two or more principal passes at the same sitting of the Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (ACSEE) in
  • the following subjects. All commercial subjects i.e. economics, commerce and accountancy with a B grade or better in Mathematics in Form IV Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE). All science combinations except religious studies.
  • Two principal level passes in commercial subjects not at the same sitting provided they are both of grade C or higher with a pass of B or better in mathematics at “O” level. In addition one must have at least a subsidiary pass in mathematics at “A” level or a grade of B at “O” level.

Category B: Equivalent Qualifications

  • Must have at least 3 credits or 5 passes at O’level and Ordinary diploma of not less than second-class approved by Senate. The grade in statistics or mathematics in the diploma should be B or better otherwise the candidate must have a grade of B or better in form IV Mathematics. OR
  • Advanced diploma (no classification is required). The grade in statistics or mathematics or quantitative methods in the diploma should be C or better otherwise the candidate must have at least a grade of B in form IV Additional mathematics.

Category C: Mature Age Entr

  • The applicant must meet IUCo’s Mature Entry Conditions.