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Bachelor in Accounting & Finance

About Programme
Admission Requirements
Programme Structure
Tuition
About Programme

The Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance program offered at Lira University is a comprehensive undergraduate degree designed to provide students with a strong foundation in both accounting and finance principles. The program aims to equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills to excel in various financial roles within organizations.

Throughout the program, students will engage in a diverse range of courses that cover essential topics in accounting and finance. They will learn about financial accounting, managerial accounting, auditing, taxation, financial management, investment analysis, risk management, and corporate finance, among other relevant subjects. These courses are designed to provide students with a well-rounded understanding of financial practices and principles.

The program at Lira University emphasizes a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical skills. Students will have opportunities to apply their learning through case studies, simulations, and real-world projects. This hands-on approach helps students develop critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills, which are crucial in the field of accounting and finance.

The faculty members at Lira University are experienced professionals and experts in the field, ensuring that students receive quality education and guidance throughout their studies. The university also emphasizes the use of modern accounting software and tools, giving students practical exposure to industry-standard applications.

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance program, graduates will be prepared to pursue various career paths in both accounting and finance domains. They can seek employment in public accounting firms, financial institutions, corporations, government agencies, or start their own accounting or financial consulting businesses. The program also lays a solid foundation for those interested in pursuing professional certifications such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

Admission Requirements

Those Holding Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education Applying for Admission Under Private
Sponsorship Scheme

Two Principal passes in Economics or Entrepreneurship and either Mathematics, Physics, Geography, or others at the same sitting of the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education Examinations (U.A.C.E) or a Mature Age Certificate from a recognized Centre accredited by NCHE or its equivalence.

Diploma Holders Applying for Admission Under Private Sponsorship Scheme

Second Class/Credit Diploma in a Business-related course awarded from a recognized Institution of Higher Learning.

Programme Structure

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Code Title Credit Units Level
Year 1, Semester 1
BSCAF1101 FUNDAMENTAL ACCOUNTING PRINCIPLES 4 core
BSCAF1102 BUSINESS COMMUNICATION SKILLS. 3 core
BSCAF1103 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 4 core
BSCAF1104 BUSINESS LAW I 3 core
BSCAF1105 BUSINESS ETHICS AND VALUES 4 core
Year 1, Semester 2
BSCAF1201 QUANTITATIVE METHODS 4 core
BSCAF1202 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 3 core
BSCAF1203 PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT 3 core
BSCAF1204 BUSINESS ECONOMICS 3 core
BSCAF1205 PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING 3 core
BSCAF1206 PROJECT PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT 3 core
Year 2, Semester 1
BSCAF2101 INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING 4 core
BSCAF2102 ENTREPRENEURSHIP 3 core
BSCAF2103 BUSINESS STATISTICS 4 core
BSCAF2104 MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS 4 core
BSCAF2105 BUSINESS LAW II 3 core
Year 2, Semester 2
BSCAF2201 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 4 core
BSCAF2202 COST AND MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING 4 core
BSCAF2203 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 3 core
BSCAF2204 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT 3 core
BSCAF2205 BUSINESS RESEARCH SKILLS 3 core
BSCAF2206 FIELD ATTACHMENT 4 elective
COM2206 FIELD ATTACHMENT 4 core
Year 3, Semester 1
BSCAF3101 CORPORATE FINANCE AND INVESTMENT 4 core
BSCAF3102 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS FINANCE AND RISK MANAGEMENT 4 core
BSCAF3103 ADVANCED ACCOUNTING 4 core
BSCAF3104 TAXATION AND TAX ACCOUNTING 4 core
BSCAF3105 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT 4 core
Year 3, Semester 2
BSCAF3201 COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING 4 core
BSCAF3202 PUBLIC SECTOR FINANCIAL REPORTING 4 core
BSCAF3203 AUDITING AND ASSURANCE 4 core
BSCAF3204 GLOBAL FINANCIAL SYSTEMS AND MARKETS 4 core
BSCAF3205 RESEARCH PROJECT 3 core

Tuition

Tuition Fees Per Semester

 

(UGX for East African Nationals) (UGX for International Students)
1,046,500 2,093,000