Victoria University has rolled out its first ever masters degree program, Master of Business Administration (MBA), this semester. The MBA falls under the faculty of business and management and will be a two year course.
Speaking to Earthfinds, the dean faculty of business and management at Victoria University, Dr. Omotayo Adegbuyi said they have been cleared by Uganda National Council for Higher Education, the government agency that regulates the education sector in the country.
Prof. Adegbuyi said is an open professional course which admits anybody who wants to improve their business acumen. It has been divided into four semesters, the fourth being reserved for research, internship and compiling dissertation.
“It is a practical course which helps you apply what has been taught to you. It can help you get promoted through the ranks to the top, the CEO. It enhances your performance at you workplace,” Prof Adegbuyi.
Under the MBA, students will be studying finance, marketing, management, research methods, human resource, planning and development, quality and systems, international business, consultancy, decision making, entrepreneurship and information among other topics.
Victoria University has four faculties - faculty of health sciences; business and management; science and technology and humanities and social sciences. Under these faculties a number of degree, diploma and certificates are taught.