MASTERS OF BUSINESS INFORMATICS

Coordinator

Kawuma Simon

About Masters of Business Informatics

MBI innovatively aligns business needs with information technology to train business leaders in the digital century. It provides a well-balanced composition of business and technology studies necessary to foster business growth and competitive advantage. The inclusion of seminar series in year two is a unique approach that will enable students learn important aspects of business informatics from staff and guest lectures who will be facilitating the seminars drawing from their field experiences.

Target Group

Target audiences for MBI include among others:

  • Professionals with a degree in business informatics, information technology/systems, computing, business studies/economics, or any related degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) field.
  • Business, institutional or organizational employees in public, private and NGO sectors who wish to acquire practical and professional skills for business informatics.
  • Business directors and managers who want to advance their present careers, or acquire new skills to re-direct their careers, or seeking to expand their expertise in dealing with new executive management tasks.

Admission requirements

  • At least a second class lower degree in Computing, Information Technology/Systems, Informatics, Business Studies, or a good degree from other STEM-related fields from a recognized University.
  • A Postgraduate Diploma in Computing, Information Technology/Systems, Informatics,

Business Informatics, Business Studies, or other STEM-related fields from a recognized

University. Students joining the programme with a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Informatics will start from year 2 since they will have completed year 1 courses during their postgraduate diploma programme.

Programme Structure

Year 1: Semester 1

Codes Names LH PH CH CU
4 Cores
PGBI 5111 Marketing and Web-enabled Businesses 45 30 60 4
PGBI 5112 Business Informatics Project Planning and Management 45 30 60 4
PGBI 5113 Financial and Managerial Accounting 45 30 60 4
PGBI 5114 Computer Networks 45 30 60 4
1 elective
PGBI 5115 Business Systems Design and Development 45 30 60 4
PGBI 5116 Data Mining for Business Intelligence 45 30 60 4
PGBI 5117 Business Informatics Strategic Management 45 30 60 4
Total Credit Unit 20

Year 1: Semester 2

Codes Names LH PH CH CU
5 Cores
PGBI 5221 Qualitative Research Methods 30 60 60 4
PGBI 5222 Quantitative Research Methods 30 60 60 4
PGBI 5223 Banking and Finance Service Management in informatics 30 60 60 4
PGBI 5224 Business Modeling, Simulation and Data Analysis 30 60 60 4
PGBI 5225 Mentored Research Concept Paper 30 60 60 4
1 Elective
PGBI 5226 Security Analysis and Portfolio Management 30 60 60 4
PGBI 5227 Security Issues in Business Informatics 30 60 60 4
Total Credit Units 24

Year 2 Semester 1: Audited Seminar Series

Name LH PH CH
Seminar Series1: Creativity and Innovation 8 8 12
Seminar Series 2: Proposal and Dissertation Writing 8 8 12
Seminar Series 3: Computerized Accounting 8 8 12
Seminar Series 4: Research Ethics 8 8 12

Year 2: Semester 2: Audited Seminar Series

Name LH PH CH
Seminar Series 5: Business Informatics Ethics 8 8 12
Seminar Series 6: Academic Writing and Publishing 8 8 12

Year 2: Semester 2: Mentored Business Informatics Project

Course Code: PGBI 5211

CU:           20

Code Name LH PH CH CU
PGBI 5211 Mentored Business Informatics Project        
  Proposal       8
Dissertation 12
Publication AUDITED
Total Credit Units 20
Revenue Description Unit Cost
Application fees                   52,750
Registration fees                 100,000
Tuition fees             3,500,000
Administration fees                 150,000
Examination fees                 200,000
Library fees                 100,000
Laboratory fees                 300,000
Guild/Sports/identity Card                   63,000
Book Bank fees                 200,000
Medical capitation                   50,000
Field supervision                 100,000
IT                   50,000
NCHE                   20,000
Total             4,885,750