Certificate in Accounting and Finance
The certificate in Accounting and Finance is a Two Years’ programme designed to provide an emphasis on the practical application of Accounting and Finance knowledge to the commercial work place in order to develop financial literacy skills.
- To provide students with basic Accounting and Finance Principles and Practices in the day today business environment;
- To make students appreciate the factors influencing the Accounting and Finance market place and be able to explain the benefits of the efficient and effective Accounting and Finance systems.
By the end of the programme, students will be able to;
- Explain Accounting and Finance Principles and practices in a day today business situations.
- Prepare financial and cost statements and interpret them.
- Explain the accounting concepts, principles, conventions and policies.
- Direct Entry: Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least five (5) passes and Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) with at least one principal pass and two subsidiary passes or its Equivalent.
- Mature Age Entry: Mature Age Entrance Examinations Certificate awarded to a person aged at least 25 years and has passed with at least 50% marks. For purposes of admission, the Mature Age Entrance Certificate shall be valid for no more than two years. The mature age entry examinations centre must have been authorized by NCHE
- Certificate Entry: A certificate in any related field of study or its equivalent from a recognized institution,
The National Council shall determine qualifications equivalent to Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) as for Higher Education in consultation with the Uganda National Examinations Board.
Award / Certification
The institution’s Academic Board, upon satisfaction that the standard required under relevant regulations for the award of a Certificate in Accounting and Finance has been attained by the Candidate in the instruction examinations shall be recommended for the award.
- Lectures 15
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 2 Years
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Assessments Yes
Fundamentals of financial accounting
Course Code: CAF 1101 | Credit Units: 4 | Contact Hours: 60 | Year of Study: 1 | Semester: 1
The course introduces the basic concepts of financial accounting. Business enterprises are faced with challenges of reporting accurate information regarding business transactions and performance and this course intends to equip learners with skills of recording transaction and preparation of books of accounts which gives a basis for preparation of financial statements.
Computer Applications I (Theory)
Course Code: CIT 1102 | Credit Units: 4 | Contact Hours: 60 | Year of Study: 1 | Semester: 1
The course has two themes. The first theme introduces computer concepts. Topics include hardware and software fundamentals; computer and information systems; data communications and computer networks; World Wide Web and the Internet; social impact of computers including discussions on privacy, security, civil liberty, risk of computers, intellectual properties, and computer related legislations. The second theme makes students get familiar with leading application software such as Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Web design programs. Practical computer problem-solving skills are emphasized through intensive hands-on exercises
Fundamentals of Business Economics
Course Code: CBA 1103 | Credit Units: 4 | Contact Hours: 60 | Year of Study: 1 | Semester: 1
The course introduces students to micro and macroeconomics concept. It is intended to enable students understand the theories and concepts in business economics that will enable them explain and interpret economic behavior and phenomenon in business environment.
Elements of Business Administration
Course Code:CBA 1102 | Course Credit: 4 | Contact Hours:60 | Year of Study: 1 | Semester: 1
The course provides students with basic information on the functions, nature, types and challenges of different business organization. Areas to cover include marketing, production, finance and types of business organizations.
Computer Application II (Practical)
Essentials of Business Law
Money and Banking
Introduction to Research Methods
Elements of Business Finance
Principles of Management
Principles of Auditing
Course Code: CAF 2201 | Credit Units:4 | Contact Hours:60 | Year of Study: 2 | Semester:2
This course introduces students to the basic knowledge in auditing and internal control systems in organizations. This course will include introduction of auditing, types of auditing, the internal control systems, audit management and audit sampling.
Elements of Statistics
Course Code: CAF 2202 | Credit Units: 4 | Contact Hours: 60 | Year of Study: 2 | Semester: 2
This course introduces students to basic principles of statistics, sampling techniques, statistical distribution and the theory of probability. It prepares students to organize, tabulate, analyze data and test hypothesis and make inferences, estimation and predictions from data obtained from the field of study.
Introduction to Corporate Finance
Course Code: CAF 2203 | Credit Units: 4CU | Contact Hours: 60 | Year of Study: 2 | Semester: 2
The course is an extension to the previous course on Business finance. It will introduce students to the areas of Multinational financial systems, Multinational enterprises and their term of trades. It will also expose them to foreign exchange rate determinants, risks and their managements. It will further provide students with deep coverage of the important concepts in investment especially in Foreign exchange and marketable securities
Course Code: CAF 2204 | Credit Units: 4 | Contact Hours: 60 | Year of Study: 2 | Semester: 2
This course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to apply concepts and skills learned in the classroom, to a real-world work environment. It is normally one of the most valuable courses that students take because of the synthesis between work and school. It also gives students an opportunity to display their abilities to a potential employer or, to obtain expanded responsibilities from a current employer. Supervised field attachment for work experience in Accounting and Financerelated firm/industry in a relevant organization for a minimum of two months.