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.
Entry Qualification: ‘A’ Level and above or the equivalent qualifications
Duration: 2 years
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.
|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.
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 of Africa||02022350002|
|Housing Finance Bank||121160377300|