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KELMS

Kyambogo University E-Learning Management System

Online Programmes for the Institut Superiuer de Technologies (IST) and Partners to be offered at Kyambogo University Learning Centre for 2017/2018 Academic Year

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Programs

Undergraduate programs

Courses offered by the Department of Economics and Statistics are among the most popular in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. In a given academic year, departmental course offerings are taken by over 3500 undergraduate and diploma students. The Department also offer students of Microfinance and Statistics specialized internship training as one the avenues to improve on their practical skills. Students intending to undertake a direct Degree programme in Economics, Microfinance and Statistics as main discipline are required to have sufficient knowledge in Economics, Mathematics, Physics, History and Geography in their Advanced Level (“A”-Level) sitting. Selection to these Degree program is based on student performance in these subjects and is very competitive.

Bachelor of Arts in Economics

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Admission to the Bachelor of Arts in Economics degree programme is done in accordance with University procedures and regulations. In addition the candidate is only eligible for admission to the programme on meeting any of the following minimum requirements

  1. Direct Entry

For admission under the direct entry scheme a candidate must have;

  1. The Uganda Certificate of Education ( or its equivalent) and
  2. At least TWO Principal Passes in Arts or Science subjects at the same sitting, one Economics. For purposes of computing entry points the advanced level subjects shall carry the following weights

Subject Category

Subject

Computation

Essential

Economics

X 3 (Multiplied by 3)

Relevant              

Physics, Geography, History, Literature, Christian Religious Education and Mathematics

X 2 (Multiplied by 2)

Desirable

General Paper, Subsidiary Mathematics. Languages (French, German, Luganda, Kiswahili and any other language)

X 1 (Multiplied by 1)

Others

All other subjects

X 0.5 (Multiplied by 0.5)

  • Mature age

Pass the mature age entry examination of the University.

  • Diploma Holders

At least a second-class diploma in Economics, Business Studies and related fields from a recognized institution

Course offered by the Department

YEAR ONE

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2

EC 111Introduction to Micro-Economics

EC 121Principles of Development Economics

EC 112Introduction to Statistics and Mathematics for Economists  

EC 122Introduction to Macro-Economics    

EC 113Introduction to Basic Accounting     

EC 123Introduction to Financial Management

EC 114   Poverty and Developement

EC 124Economic History               

SO 111Introduction to Sociology  

EC 125 Mathematical Economics      

EC 115Introduction to Business Law

EC 126Gender and Production Relations.

BST 111 Communication Skills I                                                   

BS 121 Communication Skills II      

 

YEAR TWO

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2

Cores

Cores

EC 211Quantitative Methods for Economists  

EC 221Money and Banking

EC 212Intermediate Micro-Economics I

EC 222Econometrics

BS 216Organizational Behaviour               

EC 223Intermediate Macroeconomics I

EC 217   Introduction to Information               Technology

EC 224Research Methodology

Electives       (select two)

Electives       (select two)

EC 213AgriculturalEconomics        

EC 225International Economics

EC 214Government Commerce and Privatization

EC 226Structure of Uganda’s Economy

EC 215Labour Economics

EC 227Health Economics

EC 218           Rural Economics       

 

 

YEAR THREE

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2

Core

Core

EC 311 Development Economics, Planning and policy

EC 321 Project Planning and Management

EC 312 Intermediate Micro-Economics II    

EC 322 Intermediate Macroeconomics II  

EC 313 Industrial Economics

EC 324 Computer Skills for Economists

EC 318 Entrepreneurship

EC 326 Research Report

Electives     (select two)

Electives       (select two)

EC 314 Resource and Environmental Economics

EC 323 Public Finance and Fiscal Policy

EC 315 Managerial Economics

EC 325 Political Economy               

EC 316 Transport Economics

EC 327 International Finance

EC 317 Public sector Economics

EC 328 Policy Analysis and Evaluation

 Note: TOTAL CREDIT UNITS FOR THIRD YEAR = 48

Assessment

Assessment shall include progressive assessment through course works, which will carry 30%, and the final examination carries 70%. A minimum of two course works shall be required per course. The course work shall consist of tests and assignments.

 

Progression

Progression of a student shall be classified as normal or probationary.

  • Normal progression

Normal progression shall occur when a student has passed all the specified core courses and obtained a GPA of 2.0 or above for semester.

  • Probationary progression
  • Probation based on the GPA:

A student is to be placed on probationary progress after obtaining a GPA of less than 2.0 for a semester.

  • Based on failing a core course in a semester.

Retaking a Course

  • A student may re-take any course when it is offered again in order to:-
  • pass it if she/he had failed it before
  • improve the grade if the first pass grade was low
  • While retaking a course, the student shall retake both the course work and the examination.
  • Whenever a course has been retaken, the academic transcript shall indicate so accordingly but the mark of the retaken course shall be recorded.

Award and Classification

  Award

On successful completion of the programme a candidate is awarded Degree of Bachelor of Arts in Economics of Kyambogo University.

 Bachelor of Economics and statistics 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Admission to the Bachelor of Arts in Economics degree programme is done in accordance with University procedures and regulations. In addition the candidate is only eligible for admission to the programme on meeting any of the following minimum requirements

  • Direct Entry

For admission under the direct entry scheme a candidate must have;

  • The Uganda Certificate of Education ( orits
  • t leastTWOPrincipalPasses in Arts or Science subjects at the samesitting, one Economics. For purposes of computing entry points the advanced level subjects shall carry the following weights

 

Subject Category

Subject

Computation

Essential

Economics and Mathematics

X 3 (Multiplied by 3)

Relevant              

Physics, Geography

X 2 (Multiplied by 2)

Desirable

General Paper, Subsidiary Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Fine Art

X 1 (Multiplied by 1)

Others

All other subjects

X 0.5 (Multiplied by 0.5)

 

Mature age

At least pass the mature age entry examination of the University. 

Diploma Holders

At least a second-class diploma in Economics and statistics related fields from a recognized institution 

Course offered by the Department

YEAR ONE

SEMESTER  1

SEMESTER 2

EC 111Introduction to Micro-economics

EC 121 Principles of Development Economics

EC 113Communication Skills

EC 122 Introduction to Macroeconomics

EC 114   Poverty and Development                

EC 125 Mathematical Economics                

ST 112 Calculus I                                       

ST 123 Probability Theory I        

ST 115 Introduction to statistics

ST 124 Statistical Inference I              

ST 116 Linear Algebra            

ES 126 Introduction to Computer  

 

YEAR TWO

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2

Cores

Cores

EC 212 Intermediate Microeconomics I

EC 221 Money and Banking

EC 213 Agricultural Economics      

EC 223 Intermediate Macroeconomics I

EC 216 Computer Applications   

EC 224 Research Methodology

ST 211 Statistical Inference II                                    

ST 222  Econometrics I

ST 218 Sampling Theory                            

ST 228  Probability Theory II                         

ST 217 Time Series Analysis                  

ST 229  Linear Models              

Electives  (select one)

Electives  (select one)

EC 214 Government Commerce and Privatization

EC 225 International Economics

EC 215 Labour Economics

EC 226 Structure of Uganda’s Economy

 

YEART HREE

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2

Cores

Cores

EC 311 Development Economics, Planning and policy

EC 322 Intermediate Macroeconomics II  

EC 312 Intermediate Micro-Economics II    

EC 321 Project Planning and Management

EC 313 Industrial Economics

EC 326 Research Report

ST 318 Operations Research 

ST 327 Biostatistics and Demography  

ST 319 Econometrics II                    

ST 329 Sample Survey Design                     

ST 310 Industrial Statistics Modelling      

 

Electives       (select one)

Electives       (select one)

EC 314 Resource and Environmental Economics

EC 323 Public Finance and Fiscal Policy

EC 315 Managerial Economics

EC 325 Political Economy

EC 316 Transport Economics

ES 328 Statistical Decision Theory                

ST 317 Multivariate Analysis                

 

 

Assessment

Assessment shall include progressive assessment through course works, which will carry 30%, and the final examination carries 70%. A minimum of two course works shall be required per course. The course work shall consist of tests and assignments.

Progression

Progression of a student shall be classified as normal or probationary. 

  • Normal progression

Normal progression shall occur when a student has passed all the specified core courses and obtained a GPA of 2.0 or above for semester.

  • Probationary progression
  • Probation based on the GPA:

A student will be placed on probationary progress after obtaining a GPA of less than 2.0 for a semester.

  • Based on failing a core course in a semester.

Retaking a Course

  • A student may re-take any course when it is offered again in order to:-
  • pass it if she/he had failed it before
  • improve the grade if the first pass grade was low
  • While retaking a course, the student shall retake both the course work and the examination.
  • Whenever a course has been retaken, the academic transcript shall indicate so accordingly but the mark of the retaken course shall be recorded.

AWARD AND CLASSIFICATION

Award

On successful completion of the programme a candidate shall be awarded Degree of Bachelor of Economics and statistics of Kyambogo University.

Bachelor of Microfinance

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Admission to the Bachelor of Microfinance degree programme is done in accordance with University procedures and regulations. In addition the candidate is only eligible for admission to the programme on meeting any of the following minimum requirements 

  • Direct Entry

For admission under the direct entry scheme a candidate must have;

  • The Uganda Certificate of Education ( or its equivalent) and
  • At leastTWO Principal Passes in Arts or Science subjects obtained at the same sitting, one of which must be inEconomics. For purposes of computing entry points the advanced level subjects shall carry the following weights

Subject Category

Subject

Computation

Essential

Economics

X 3 (Multiplied by 3)

Relevant              

Physics, Geography, History, Literature, Christian Religious Education and Mathematics

X 2 (Multiplied by 2)

Desirable

General Paper, Subsidiary Mathematics. Languages (French, German, Luganda, Kiswahili and any other language)

X 1 (Multiplied by 1)

Others

All other subjects

X 0.5 (Multiplied by 0.5)

  • Mature age

Pass the mature age entry examination of the University.

  • Diploma Holders

At least a second-class diploma in Economics, Business Studies and related fields from a recognized institution 

  • Diploma holders in Economics related fields.
  • Graduates already working in Micro-Finance related fields

Course offered by the Department

YEAR ONE

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2

EC 111 Introduction to Microeconomics

EC 121 Principles of Development Economics

EC 112 Introduction to Statistics and Mathematics for Economists  

EC 122 Introduction to Macroeconomics     

MF 111 Introduction to micro finance   

MF 121 Sociology of Development

MF 112 Internal Controls in Microfinance

MF 122 Rural Development, planning and policy

MF 113 Commercialisation of Micro-Finance     

MF 123 Resource mobilisation and Product development

BST 111 Communication Skills  

MF 124         Micro finance and Gender               

 

YEAR TWO

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2

Core

Core

EC 211 Quantitative Methods for Economists  

MF 221 Monitoring and evaluation

EC 212 Intermediate Microeconomics

EC 223 Intermediate Macro-Economics

MF 211 Micro-Finance in global perspective

EC 224 Research Methodology

EC 217 Introduction to Information Technology          

MF 223 Field work Placement I (Internship)       

Electives       (select two)

Electives       (select two)

MF 212 Disaster preparedness and management

EC 221 Money and Banking 

EC 213 Agricultural Economics        

MF 222 Finance and marketing

EC 214 Government Commerce and Privatization

EC 225 International Economics

EC 215 Labour Economics

EC 226 Structure of Uganda’s Economy

 

YEAR THREE

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2

Core

Core

EC 311Development Economics, Planning and policy

MF 321 Risk Management                                          

MF 311 Outreach maximisation    

MF 322 Microfinance and Cooperative Society Development

MF 312 Micro-Finance management & organisation

MF 323 Management Information System

MF 313 Formal and informal finance institutions    

MF 324 Field work Placement   II    

 

EC 326 Research Report

Electives       (select two)

Electives       (select two)

EC 313 Industrial Economics

EC 321 Project planning and management

EC 315 Managerial Economics

EC 323 Public Finance and Fiscal Policy

EC 316 Transport Economics

EC 325 Political Economy               

EC 317 Public sector Economics

EC 327   International Finance

 

EC 322 Econometrics 

 

Assessment

Assessment shall include progressive assessment through course works, which will carry 30%, and the final examination carries 70%. A minimum of two course works shall be required per course. The course work shall consist of tests and assignments.

 

Progression

Progression of a student shall be classified as normal or probationary.

  • Normal progression

Normal progression shall occur when a student has passed all the specified core courses and obtained a GPA of 2.0 or above for semester.

  • Probationary progression
  • Probation based on the GPA:

A student will be placed on probationary progress after obtaining a GPA of less than 2.0 for a semester.

  • Based on failing a core course in a semester.
  • pass it if she/he had failed it before
  • improve the grade if the first pass grade was low
  • While retaking a course, the student shall retake both the course work and the examination.
  • Whenever a course has been retaken, the academic transcript shall indicate so accordingly but the mark of the retaken course shall be recorded.

AWARD AND CLASSIFICATION

Award

On successful completion of the program a candidate shall be awarded Degree of Bachelor of Micro Finance of Kyambogo University.

 

Diploma in Microfinance

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Admission to the Diploma in Microfinance programme is done in accordance with University procedures and regulations. In addition the candidate is only eligible for admission to the programme on meeting any of the following minimum requirements

Direct Entry

  • The Uganda Certificate of Education (or its equivalent) and
  • Two Advanced level passes in Arts or Science subjects at the same sitting of the
  • Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (or its equivalent).
  • Certificate Holders in Business fields from recognized institution.
  • Diploma Holders from a recognized institution.
  • Degree holders from other disciplines shall be admissible for this programme

Course offered by the Department

YEAR ONE

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2

DM 111 Basic principles of Financial management

DM 121 Risk and Default Management

DM 112 Introduction to Microfinance

DM 122 Formal and informal financial markets

DM 113 Basic Accounting

DM 123 Resource mobilization and product development

DM 114 Poverty and Development

DM 124 Micro finance and gender development

DM 115 Loan Management

DM 125 Micro finance and rural development

DM 116 Micro-Finance resource and institutional management

DM 126 Micro finance global perspective

BS 111 Communication skills

 

 

YEAR TWO

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2

DM 211 Outreach maximization

DM 221 Money and financial institutions

DM 212 Micro-Finance in Disaster areas

DM 222 Project planning and management

DM 213 Research Methods

DM 223 Internal control in micro-Finance

DM 214 Introduction to information technology

DM 224 Management information system in Micro-Finance

DM 215 Marketing and commercialization of Micro-Finance

DM 225 Entrepreneurship

 

DM 226 Internship and Field report

 

Assessment

Assessment shall include progressive assessment through course works, tests, field visits, discussions that will carry 40 marks, and the final examination carries 60 marks. A minimum of two course works shall be required per course. The break down shall be as follows; 5% for assignment, 10% for tests and 25% for practical.

Grading for all programmes

Grading shall follow the general University format.

Each course shall be graded out of a maximum of 100 marks and assigned appropriate letter grades and grade points as below:

% MARKS

LETTER

GRADE POINTS (GP)

80 – 100

A

 

75 – 79.9

B+

 

70 – 74.9

B

 

65 – 69.9

B-

 

60 – 64.9

C+

 

55 – 59.9

C

 

50 – 54.9

C-

 

45 – 49.9

D+

 

40 – 44.9

D

 

35 – 39.9

D

 

 The pass grade for each course is 2.0.

Progression

Progression of a student shall be classified as normal or probationary.

Normal progression:

Normal progression shall occur when a student has passed all the specified core courses and obtained a GPA of 2.0 or above for a semester.

Probationary progress:

  1. Probation on the GPA: A student will be placed on probationary progress when he/she obtains a GPA of less than 2.0 for a semester.
  2. Probation on failing a core course in a semester.
  3. A student may re-take any course when it is offered again in order to:
  4. Pass it if she/he had failed it before.
  5. Improve the grade if the first pass grade was low
  6. While re-taking a course, the student shall re-take both the course work and the examination.
  7. Whenever a course has been re-taken, the academic transcript shall indicate so accordingly.
  8. Re-taking a course:

AWARD AND CLASSIFICATION:

AWARD

On successful completion of the programme, a candidate shall be awarded the Diploma in Micro Finance of Kyambogo University.

CLASSIFICATION FOR ALL P[ROGRAMMES

The classification of Diploma in Micro Finance shall follow that of Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. The classification shall be as follows:-

Class                                                                                                       CGPA

First class with honours                                                                            4.40 - 5.00

Second class with honours (upper division)                                             3.60 - 4.39

Second class with honours (lower division)                                              2.80 - 3.59

Pass                                                                                                          2.00 - 2.79

Postgraduate programs

Under review

Resources

Contact

Department of Economics and Statistics, Kyambogo University P.O Box 1 Kyambogo, Kampala-Uganda Tel: +256-414-288561 Fax: +256-414-220464. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.