Bachelor of Commerce New Programme Admission Requirements
Degree Entrance Requirements
The minimum entrance requirement for the Degree programme shall be:
(a) International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) Candidates
A minimum of six passes in the IGCSE, which must include passes at C grade or better in English, and Mathematics plus a credit in a minimum of two subjects drawn from the list below:
|Additional Mathematics||Combined Science|
|English Literature||Design Technology|
|Food and Nutrition||Fashion and Fabrics|
OR (b) A minimum of six passes in the G.C.E. “O’ Level, which must include passes at C grade or better in English Language and Mathematics plus a credit in a minimum of two subjects drawn from the list below:
|Human and Social Biology||Physics|
|Physical Science||Principles of Accounts|
OR (c) A recognized equivalent qualification.
OR (d) Mature Age Entry Admission:
(As in Academic General Regulation 040.23).
Degree Entrance requirements for Diploma Holders
- Holders of the Diploma in Accounting and Business Studies (DABS) (or its equivalent), who intend to study for the Bachelor of Commerce degree, will be eligible to enter Year 1 of the Six-Year Bachelor of Commerce Degree programme.
- Holders of the Diploma in Commerce shall be eligible to enter Year 3 of the Six -Year Bachelor of Commerce Degree programme. Such candidates may be required to take any other courses as directed by Senate.
BCom (New Programme)- Other Admissions
- An applicant who intends to study for the Six -Year Bachelor of Commerce degree programme who had withdrawn or failed one or more courses in Year-1 of the Diploma in Commerce Degree programme may be allowed to transfer into Year-1 of the degree programme.
- An applicant who intends to study for the Six-Year Bachelor of Commerce degree programme who had withdrawn or failed one or more courses in Year-2 of the Diploma in Commerce Degree programme may be allowed to transfer into Year- 2 of the degree programme.
- An applicant covered by paragraph (a) or (b) above, may receive exemption from equivalent course(s) passed during the diploma programme and may be required to take any other course(s) as directed by the Senate.
B. Com (new) Degree Programme Strucuture
(a) All students are expected to take and pass ACS102: Academic Communication Skills: English for Academic Purposes, ACS103: Academic Communication Studies: English for Specific Purposes, HSC113: HIV Prevention, Infection & Management of AIDS and BA112: Introduction to Business Computing.
(b) A student who has taken and passed Business Computing (BA 112) course from the Faculty of Commerce shall be exempted from taking Computer Foundation.
(c) A student who has taken and passed a Computer Foundation course from other faculties shall not be exempted from taking BA112.
The duration of the Institute of Distance Education Degree in Commerce programme shall be six Years of study. Courses shall be offered in the following:
AC111 : Introduction to Financial Accounting I
ACS102: Academic Communication Skills: English for Academic Purposes
HSC113: HIV Prevention, Infection & Management of AIDS
MS 101: Algebra, Trigonometry & Analytic Geometry
BA 111 : Business Environment
BA 113 : Principles of Marketing
AC112 : Introduction to Financial Accounting II
ACS103: Academic Communication Studies: English for Specific Purposes
BA 112: Introduction to Business Computing
YEAR 2 SEMESTER III
ECON 104: Principles of Macro- Economics
MS 102 : Calculus for Business and Social Sciences
AC 102 :Commercial Law
BA 114 : Principles of Management
AC 211 : Intermediate Financial Accounting I
YEAR 2 SEMESTER IV
AC 214 : Introduction to Cost and Management Accounting
ST 220 : Inferential Statistics for Business
ECON 201 : Microeconomics
BA 215: Management Information Systems I
YEAR 3 SEMESTER V
BA 221 : Marketing Management
BA 213: Organisational Behaviour I
AC 212 : Intermediate Financial Accounting II
BA 212: Business Communications
MS 202: Quantitative Techniques
YEAR 3 SEMESTER VI
BA 216: Management Information Systems II
ECON 203 : Macroeconomics
AC 213: Principles of Finance
BA 214: Organisational Behaviour II