BSc. in Business Administration (BBA)


Year 1 Course Name Course ID
1. Introduction to Finance & Accounting IFA100
2. Business Communication COM101
3. Introduction to Business and Management Principles IBM102
4. Business Mathematics and Statistics STA103
5. Computer Fundamentals and Information Technology IT104
6. Economics ECO105
7. Intensive English ENG110


Year 2 Course Name Course ID
1. Business Finance & Accounting BFA200
2. Marketing Management MKT201
3. Human Resource Development HRD202
4. Business Law BLAW203
5. Organisational Behaviour OB204
6. Computer Applications in Business & Finance CAB205
7. Research Methodology REM218


Year 3 Course Name Course ID
Human Resources Management HRM306
2. Management Organisation MO301
3. Entrepreneurship EPS302
4. Consumer Behaviour CBE303
5. Research Methodology REM304
6. Service Management SM312


Year 4 Course Name Course ID
1. Executive Skills for Managers ESM415
2. Business Ethics BE401
3. International Marketing IMKT402
4. Corporate Strategy CST403
5. Managing the Information Resource MIR404
6. International Business IBU405
7. Independent Project IP406



Rules and regulations for Admission to SOUMA

Admission of applicants will be based on consideration of individual academic attainment with experience and recommendations. Admittance of students who are physically, mentally or emotionally challenged will be accepted at the discretion of the University’s Admissions Committee. Students with slight to moderate learning difficulties may be admitted if it is believed that their needs can be dealt with by the University’s Educational Support Programme and the students can be placed in the regular classroom for most subjects.
Entry to the SOUMA programmes will be open to ALL applicants that satisfy the following:

1. Certified valid full FINAL Secondary School Certificate or equivalent with credit passes in English, Mathematics and any one Science subject AND acceptable passes in another three subjects.

2. Mature career oriented applicants holding a full Secondary School or equivalent with at least three years experience in Business/Finance, or HRM oriented field or any relevant field of work with documented competence and expertise in the specific knowledge and activities backed by strong recommendation from the employer.

3. A Level certificate holders with business orientation who have at least three principal
passes and an aggregate score of 12 points will receive subject to subject exemptions in
year 1 and/or may be admitted into second year.

4. Holders of Diploma, Advanced Diploma, HND and Professional Certificates from
recognized institutions will be considered entry at an appropriate level commensurate
with their awards.

5. Applicants as per 1 above may be subjected to an aptitude test covering four areas: English, Mathematics, Reasoning and Analysis and General Knowledge which one must attain a minimum of 50% pass WHILE applicants falling under 2 to 4 may be subjected to an interview covering, inter alia general global business knowledge.

6. Final selection of the above applicants to SOUMA is competitive and on merit based on the basic aggrega: initial entry requirements plus results of the aptitude test and/or the interview.

Entering University?

Have you been looking at universities in Malawi, Zambia, South Africa and beyond? If you are keen in obtaining a professional career-focused education, we urge you to learn more about SOUMA. Remember, not all universities are created equal. At SOUMA, we are ‘Primus Inter Pares’ – FIRST AMONG EQUALS.


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  • Emmanuel E.D Gama May 10, 2015 at 5:35 pm -

    Would you please provide me with a detailed information concerning the above mentioned program

  • Chimwemwe Kumbweza Banda July 17, 2015 at 7:03 am -

    Please would you furnish me with more information on the above course including tuition fees and payment mode.

  • Name (required) July 22, 2015 at 6:38 pm -

    I have MSC in supply Chain management but wanted to study Degree in Business Management for 2 years is it possible

  • Rodney Mafunga May 22, 2016 at 4:36 pm -

    I enrolled for BBA in 2010 (September class) but due to unexpected circumsatances I failed to continue. I paid MK100,000.00 then.

    Advise if I can restart. What should I do?

  • admin June 9, 2016 at 7:35 am -

    Thank you for the comments, for a quick response please contact us by email or call us (265) 01 820 246(blantyre), (265) 01 726 911 (Lilongwe), or (265) 01 311 804 (Mzuzu)