Year 1 Course Name Course ID
1. Introduction to Human Resource Management IHRM106
2. Economics ECO105
3. Computer Fundamentals & Information Technology IT104
4. Business Mathematics and Statistics STA103
5. Introduction to Business & Management Principles IBM102
6. Business Communication COM101
7. Intensive English ENG110


Year 2 Course Name Course ID
1. Managing People MPE207
2. Accounting for non-Finance Managers ACC206
3. Organisational Behavior OB204
4. Business Law BLAW203
5. Human Resource Development HRD202
6. Marketing Management MKT201
7. Research Methodology REM218


Year 3 Course Name Course ID
Human Resources Management HRM306
2. Labour Relations LRE306
3. Research Methodology REM304
4. Consumer Behaviour CBE303
5. Entrepreneurship EPS302
6. Management Organisation MO301


Year 4 Course Name Course ID
1. Strategic Human Resource Management SHR409
2. Training Management TMGT408
3. Managing Change IMC407
4. Business Ethics BE401
5. International Business IBU405
6. Corporate Strategy CST403
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:

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