Administrative Sciences

Degrees:
B.Sc. Administrative Sciences: Business Administration
B.Sc. Administrative Sciences: Accounting and Finance
B.Sc. Administrative Sciences: Management Information Systems
B.Sc. Administrative Sciences:: Marketing

Duration of study: Four years ( 8 semesters/ 120 credit hours)

All specialties of Management Studies Programme build on a foundation of core studies, general education, and the common body of knowledge in business. Students then specialize in one area of emphasis. The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration is designed to provide a well rounded professional education. This degree will provide students with a broad background and presents courses covering the functional areas of business. This management degree programme prepares students for leadership positions in business and non-profit organizations. The Bachelor of Science in Business has a strong interdisciplinary focus. The curriculum adheres to a philosophy that effective decision-making requires a broad understanding of institutional and cultural climate within which businesses are operating. During the first two years of study (4 Semesters), students take introductory classes in business administration, economics, accounting, business statistics, and information systems along with general education classes.

Key information

Phase One: Semester 1: University requirements.
Phase Two: Semesters 2-4: courses prior to specialization, common subjects include: Arabic and English Language, computer, mathematics, introductions to management, principles of macroeconomics, microeconomics, international economics, statistics, Sudanese studies, sociology, principles of accounting, marketing, labor organizations and law, management of production processes, money and banking.
Phase Three: Semesters 5-8: for specialization in either of the following: Business Administration, Marketing; Accounting and Management Information Systems.

Entry requirements

A student interested in joining the Faculty of Administrative Sciences, has to:
1. Obtain pass mark in in seven subjects including: Arabic language, religious studies, English language, mathematics, physics, chemistry and biology or computer sciences, engineering sciences, family sciences, agricultural and animal production or arts or design. International students who have not studied Arabic and religious studies may have more alternative subjects from an approved list of subjects published in the webpage of Ministry of Higher Education.
2. Achieve the percentage in Sudan School Certificate announced every year (International students may have 10% less in the School Certificate scores.
3. Apply electronically though the website of the Admission and Accreditation Office, Ministry of Higher Education, or apply directly in Admission Office in the National University, and pass the health examination, aptitude tests and interview at the Faculty of Administrative Sciences.

Fees
Sudanese students…10,000 SDG
International students…$3,000

Stategy and methods

The learning strategies emphasize the following: (1) early acquisition of basic skills, (2) student-centred learning,
and maximum student responsibility in the learning process, (3) problem-based and problem-oriented learning,
(4) community-oriented and community-based activities, (5) integration of basic and applied knowledge in a
multidisciplinary approach, (6) self- and peer education and evaluation, (7) team-work approach, (8) a wide
range of electives, (9) continuous evaluation and (10) continuous education.
The Faculty adopts the following methods in the daily programme of activities: (1) problem-based learning (PBL)
sessions- one problem/ week at most, (2) seminars and small group discussions –once/ week at least (3) field
practice in developmental and political issues in settings and societies not less than 1/5th of the timetable, (4
educational assignments, reports and research activities (as many as the programme would allow- at least one
per module), (8) electives -not more than 10% of the curriculum timetable, and (9) graduation project.

A full overview of the course outline and detailed specific objectives can be found  in the Curriculum Manual and Faculty of Administrative Sciences prospectus.

Careers

Business Administration and Human Resources track include human resources management, organizational behaviour, organization design, communication at work, and perspective of international labor, strategic management, organizational psychology and graduation research. Accounting and Finance specialization includes foundations of financial accounting, intermediate accounting, advanced accounting, cost accounting, accounting information systems, capital budget, taxes, theory and practice in audit, and graduation research project. Marketing track includes analysis of consumer behaviour, supply chain management, marketing research/survey, sales and sales management, marketing management, international and e-marketing, communication in integrated marketing and graduation research. Management Information Systems’ (MIS) track includes work information systems, and the concepts of information databases at work, and management of information sources, communication technology, software engineering, management information technology, practical procedures in utilization of management information, and graduation research. Graduates of these disciplines, serve in all areas related to business, management, employment, and in all ministries, international and non-governmental organizations, banks, factories, and private sector companies – particularly self-employment in business. They may proceed to study for MSc or PhD degrees or obtain fellowship in their domain. The graduate may be interested in managerial, commercial, industrial or charity career, related to one of the various specialties in the discipline.

Prospectus

Contact information

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