The following section will outline courses offered in following degree programmes in the Faculty of Business and Communication Studies:

  • Bachelor of Accountancy
  • Bachelor of Business Management
  • Bachelor of Journalism and Development Studies

Bachelor of Accountancy Courses

Semester COURSE CODE COURSE NAME
Sem. 1 ENG 1101 Introduction to English Grammar
COM 1101 Language and Communication Skills
MAT  1101 College Algebra
CEN  1101 Introduction to Computer Systems and Applications
BAC  1101 Principles of Accounting
BAC  1102 Fundamental Principles of Laws
BAC  1103 HIV and AIDS Management
CHL   1101 Spiritual Formation
Sem. 2 MAT   1201 Introduction to Trigonometry and Calculus
BAC   1201 Business Mathematics
BAC   1202 Organization Behaviour
BAC   1203 Labour Law
BAC   1204 Intermediate Accounting
COM   1205 Business Communication
CHL   1201 Marriage and Family
Sem. 3 STA– 2301 Intro. to Probability and Statistics
BAC– 2301 Taxation
BAC– 2302 Entrepreneurship
BAC– 2303 Principles of Economics
BAC– 2304 Business Law
COM 2301 Business Communication
CHL– 2301 Bible and Moral Issues
Sem.4 BAC– 2401 Cost Accounting 1
BAC– 2402 Company law 1
BAC– 2403 Financial Management
BAC– 2404 Introduction to Auditing
  BAC– 2405 Management Information Systems
  BAC– 2406 Proposal Development and Business Planning
CHL 2401 Christian Leadership & Development
Sem.5 BAC– 3501 Cost Accounting II
PRJ – 3501 Research Methods
BAC– 3502 Business Ethics
BAC– 3503 Corporate Governance
BAC– 3504 Management Accounting  Information for Decision Making
BAC– 3505  Audit assurance
Sem.6 BAC– 3601 Microeconomics
BAC– 3602 Macroeconomics
BAC– 3603 Management Science Applications
BAC– 3604 Managerial Finance and Control
BAC– 3605 Project Management
BAC– 3606 Strategic Management
Attachment
Sem. 7 BAC– 4701 Company Law II
BAC – 4702 Financial Reporting
BAC– 4703 Application of Accounting Packages
BAC– 4704 Marketing Techniques
BAC –4705 Performance Management
PRJ – 4701 Research Project in Proposal Writing
Sem.8 BAC –4801 Strategic Financial Management
BAC   4802 Management Information Systems
BAC– 4803 Public Finance
BAC– 4804 Total Quality Management
BAC– 4805 Advanced Performance Management
BAC– 4806 Corporate Reporting

 

Bachelor of Business Management Courses

Year Course code Course name
Sem.1 CHL 1101 Spiritual Formation
BBM 1102 Introduction to Business Management
BBM 1103 Introduction to Business Accounting
BBM 1104 Introduction to Business Communication
BBM 1105 Introduction to Business Mathematics and Statistics
BBM 1106 HIV/AIDS Management
Sem.2 CHL 1201 Marriage and Family
BBM 1202 Financial Accounting
BBM 1203 Business Environment
BBM 1204 Organisational Behaviour
BBM 1205 Business Information Systems
BBM 1206 Microeconomics
Sem.3 CHL 2301 Christian Leadership
BBM 2302 Business Law
BBM 2303 Fundamentals of Marketing
BBM 2304 Macro Economics
BBM 2305 Introduction to Entrepreneurship
BBM 2306 Cost Accounting
Sem.4 CHL 2401 Bible and Moral Issue
BBM 2402 Business Finance Management
BBM 2403 Taxation
BBM 2404 Management Information Systems
BBM 2405 Managerial Economics
BBM 2406 Leadership
Sem.5 BBM 3501 Management Accounting
BBM 3502 International Business
BBM 3503 Project Management
BBM 3504 New Business Entity Formation
BBM 3505 Public Relations
BBM 3506 Human Resources Management
Sem.6 BBM 3601 E-Business and E-Commerce
BBM 3602 Procurement Management
BBM 3603 Selling and Sales Management
BBM 3604 Operations Management
BBM 3605 Corporate Financial Management
BBM 3606 Business Research Methods
Sem.7 BBM 4701 Strategic Marketing Management
BBM 4702 Strategic Business Management
BBM 4703 Strategic Human Resources Management
BBM 4704 Project Research Proposal
BBM 4705 Ethics Risks and Corporate Governance
BBM 4706 Industrial Attachment
Sem.8 BBM 4801 Public Sector Management
BBM 4802 Entrepreneurship
BBM 4803 Quantitative Methods for Business and Management Decision Making
BBM 4804 Company law
BBM 4805 Climate change and Business
BBM 4806 Dissertation

Bachelor of Journalism and Development Studies Courses

YEAR 1 – Semester 1
Course Code Course Name
CHL 1101 Spiritual Formation
JDC 1101a Introduction to English Grammar
JDC 1101b Academic Writing and Study Skills
JDC 1102 Introduction to Communication Skills
JDC 1103 Introduction to Development Studies
JDC 1104 Introduction to Development Social Sciences (Sociology & Psychology)
JDC 1105 Introduction to Computer Skills
YEAR 1 – Semester 2
CHL 1201 Marriage and Family
JDC 1201 Introduction to Literature
JDC 1202 Introduction to Media Studies and Mass Media Writing
JDC 1203 Introduction to Development Communication
JDC 1204 Introduction to Journalism and News Writing & Reporting
JDC 1205 Introduction to Economics
YEAR 2  – Semester 3
CHL 2301 Bible and Moral Issues
JDC 2301 Television and Radio Production Basics
JDC 2302 Introduction to Statistics and Data Journalism
JDC 2303 Desktop Publishing: Graphics, Editing and Publishing
JDC 2304 Theories of Mass & Development Communication
JDC 2305 Photojournalism
YEAR 2 – Semester 4
CHL 2401 Christian Leadership and Development
JDC 2401 Creative Writing
JDC 2402 Introduction to Political Analysis
JDC 2403 Community Development
JDC 2404 Workshop for Radio and Television Production; Print and Electronic News Writing and Reporting; and Graphics, Editing & Publishing
JDC 2405 Media Law, Ethics and Regulation
YEAR 3  – Semester 5
JDC 3501 The Practice of Development Communication
JDC 3502 Research Methods I
JDC 3503 Online Communication & Multimedia News Production
JDC 3504 Human Rights Fundamentals
JDC 3505 Advocacy & Social Mobilization
JDC 3506 Inclusive Communication
YEAR 3 – Semester 6
JDC 3601 Development Journalism
JDC 3602 Research Methods II
JDC 3603 Advanced Mass Media Writing and Production: Radio
JDC 3604 Advanced Mass Media Writing and Production: Print
JDC 3605 Advanced Mass Media Writing and Production: TV
JDC 3606 Business and Economics Journalism
YEAR 4  –  Semester 7
Course Code Course Name
JDC 4701 Investigative and Social Accountability Journalism
JDC 4702 Integrated Marketing Communication
JDC 4703 Health Communication
JDC 4704 Media Literacy & Criticism
JDC 4705 Programme Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation
JDC 4706 Theatre for Development
YEAR FOUR – Semester 8
JDC 4801 Agriculture Communication
JDC 4802 International Relations
JDC 4803 Issues in the Malawi Media
JDC 4804 Media Management
JDC 4805 Entrepreneurship Skills for Journalists and Development Communicators
JDC 4806 Special Projects in Journalism and Development Communication
JDC 4807 Thesis
JDC 4808 Industrial Attachment