Business Courses at Makerere University Business School (1)
MUBS is a part of the Makerere University system and is the best business school in Uganda producing the best students with marketable and employable skills.

The following are the best business courses in Uganda you can enroll in at Makerere University Business School (MUBS).

Regardless of our individual inspirations, we must choose a degree which is likely to lead to a better future in terms of economic gains at some point.

In some instances, the competition for jobs in some fields is tougher than in others. We all prefer courses that offer us a wide range of job opportunities with solid salaries.

Makerere University Business School (MUBS) is the best business school in Uganda and those who graduate from it have the best marketable and employable skills in the country. 

Students and parents today want to choose a course with a good job probability rate in the current economic climate.

In this article, we will discuss the top business courses in Uganda that you can apply to at Makerere University Business School (MUBS). This is especially true if you want to do a business degree from Makerere University Business School. 

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

BBA is the most selling business course in Uganda. Many students (young and old) aspire to do this course at university. You can be admitted to this course if you have either Economics or Entrepreneurship at the A level. 

What makes it a good course? It has a wide coverage i.e. it covers all subjects in the business discipline like accounting and finance, marketing, procurement, and human resource management. 

Therefore employers tend to go for BBA graduates because they are sure that they have studied almost all the business disciplines throughout the course even if they end up specializing in their final years at university. 

This course prepares students for management roles and that’s the major reason students are taught almost all the management fields while at university. 

Career opportunities for this course are very many and some of them include Accounting, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Procurement and supply management etc.

Bachelor of Commerce (BCOM)

This course prepares students for both employment and entrepreneurship. To be admitted to this course you must have done either Economics or Mathematics at A level

The course prepares students for the cooperative world and as well as being entrepreneurs. Students get enough business and financial knowledge they can apply to both jobs and as entrepreneurs. 

Many high-profile companies like KPMG, and PWC want to employ BCOM students because they assume that these students are well trained to fit in the corporate work class environment. 

With this course, you can be a banker, an Accountant, a Financial Analyst, a Risk Assessor or manager etc. 

Bachelor of Catering and Hotel Management (BCM)

BCM is a 3-year course highly demanded in the Uganda market. 

In Uganda, most people working in the hotel and catering business are from institutions and most of them are at diploma and certificate levels. 

According to reports, MUBS students who choose such a course are normally employed by big hotels in their final year of study and they usually begin their careers at managerial or supervisory levels.

This means that most of them graduate when they already have their jobs.  

Degree holders for this particular course are few in Uganda and the hotel and tourism industry is growing at a very high rate. 

Therefore the rapid growth of the hotel tourism sector in Uganda has created a lot of demand for graduates of bachelor of catering and hotel management. 

Career opportunities for this course include Hotel Manager, Assistant Manager, Executive chef, Foods and Beverages Manager, Restaurant and Food Service Manager, Banquet Manager Etc. 

Bachelor of Business Statistics (BUS)

Every business in Uganda needs a statistician, many businesses are coming up and the top management needs to know the statistics of how their business is doing. 

Sometimes they also need to compare with their competitors to see the level of market share they hold. 

Statisticians collect, analyze and interpret data which help in the decision-making process of the company. 

Therefore this is evident that every organization will have to employ a statistician. 

Career opportunities for this course include; Market researcher, Financial Analyst, Cost Estimator, Business Analyst, Statistician and so many others.

Bachelor of Science in Finance (BSF)

This is one of the best business career degrees one can pursue at university. 

It has very many opportunities. While this degree helps a student build their financial skills, it also teaches leadership and management skills. 

This course gives the candidate careers in many areas such as commercial banking, investment banking, insurance, public and private accounting etc.

Bachelor of Science in Accounting (BSA) 

BSA is also one of the best business courses offered at Makerere University Business School (MUBS) and it prepares students well for entry-level positions in organizations both private and government. 

This course gives a student many options after graduation as he or she can be placed in various areas but the field of accounting. 

Upon graduation, students can qualify for professional courses such as CPA, and ACCA to make them full professionals in Accounting. 

Career options for this course include public accounting, Taxation, Auditing, Banking, Forensic Accounting, public accounting etc.

Bachelor of Real Estate Management (BRM)

This course is for those who want to practice and also offers professional advice in brokerage, management and development of real estate lands, properties and projects. 

The real estate business is the fastest growing business currently in Uganda. 

Most companies joining or planning to join this business need professional real estate managers, and brokers to effectively run their businesses. 

As a result, students studying this course are highly needed by many real estate firms.

Courses at Makerere University Business School (1)
MUBS students from this course are normally booked by big hotels in their final year of study, and they typically start their careers at a supervisory or managerial level.

Bachelor of Procurement and Logistics Management (BPSM)

BPSM is a program which was designed to enable individuals and professionals to gain knowledge, skills and expertise in the area of procurement and supply processes in both the private and public sectors. 

This course is ranked as one of the top marketable courses in the country and all organizations small and big, private and public need these professionals. 

This, therefore, means that you can never go wrong with this course. 

Jobs available when you study this course include; Procurement officer, Stock controller, stores manager, Logistics analyst, and stock analyst among others. 

Bachelor of Human Resource Management (BHRM)

This course prepares students with exceptional knowledge, skills and competencies in managing human resources.

The graduates are equipped with the ability to identify, analyze and solve complex human resource management issues for changing organizations. 

Graduates of this course can pursue the following roles; human resource assistant, payroll specialist, office manager, training coordinator, recruiter, human resource specialist, Human resource manager etc. 

Bachelor of Leisure and Hospitality Management (BLHM)

With the high growth and development rate of the number of hotels, Leisure parks, and Entertainment centres, the demand for this course is increasing day by day in Uganda. 

What you can do with this course: Hotel manager, Flight attendant, Restaurant manager, Entertainment manager, event planner, travel consultant etc.  

Well, with all that said, it’s not a guarantee that if you study any of these courses you will have a bright future, you need to excel and also work on your employable skills to stand out from the many students who graduate every year from different universities in Uganda. 

Written by Mr William Mubiru