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Diploma in Accounting


A Diploma in Accounting is a program designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of accounting principles, practices, and skills. This diploma program typically covers a range of subjects related to financial accounting, managerial accounting, taxation, auditing, and other relevant areas of accounting.

Admission Requirements

Entry Qualification: ‘A’ Level and above or the equivalent qualifications

Duration: 2 years

Program Highlights

Financial Accounting: The program starts by introducing students to the fundamental concepts and principles of financial accounting. Students learn how to record, classify, and summarize financial transactions, and prepare financial statements such as income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements. They also gain an understanding of the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

Managerial Accounting: Students delve into managerial accounting, which focuses on the use of accounting information for internal decision-making and planning. They learn how to analyze costs, prepare budgets, conduct variance analysis, and make strategic business decisions based on financial data. This knowledge is essential for management roles and helps businesses optimize their operations and profitability.

Taxation: The program covers the fundamentals of taxation, including different types of taxes, tax laws, and regulations. Students learn how to calculate tax liabilities for individuals and businesses, understand tax planning strategies, and comply with tax laws. They gain knowledge about tax deductions, credits, and reporting requirements, preparing them for roles in tax preparation, compliance, and advisory.

Auditing: Students learn about the auditing process and the role of auditors in evaluating and verifying financial records. They gain an understanding of auditing principles, techniques, and standards. Students learn how to assess internal controls, identify risks, and perform audit procedures to ensure financial statements’ accuracy and compliance with relevant regulations. This knowledge is crucial for careers in auditing, internal control, and risk management.

Functional Fees
Functional fees paid by each new student.
Item Semester 1 Semester 2
Application Fee – Per Year 60,000 N/A
Registration Fee – Per Year 30,000 N/A
Identity Card – Per Year 25,000 N/A
Examination Fee - Per Semester 100,000 100,000
Library Fee – Per Semester 70,000 70,000
Development Fee – Per Year 60,000 N/A
Guild Fee – Per Year 25,000 N/A
Sports Fee – Per Year 20,000 N/A
Medical Fee – Per Year 50,000 30,000


A UGX 20,000 NCHE Fee is paid annually and directly to the National Council for Higher Education by the applicant upon enrolment.

Hostel accommodation for male and female students is available at Buwambo Campus at a fee of UGX 550,000 per quarter (Inclusive of accommodation and meals).

All students in the hostel will be required to bring toiletries.

Where to Bank

All payments should be made in any of the following Banks or their Branches throughout the country in the name of YMCA Comprehensive Institute.

Bank Account Number
Bank of Africa 02022350002
Housing Finance Bank 121160377300
Centenary Bank 3710600053
Stanbic Bank 9030005853000
Equity Bank 1039200875951

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