HND in Business Administration

The Business Administration pathway enables you to shape your future towards your career in business management. You also build the essential knowledge and expertise required in the management and administration of organisations as well as the operational functions of companies.

At Dominion University College, our HND Business Administration has its pathway towards degree in Human Resource Management with further advancement in Mastering in Human Resource Management.

Course Content

The programme ensures that at the end of the 3-year duration of study, students will develop high-level administrative and managerial skills in order to handle and adapt to major changes in the world of business, be able to apply the management functions of planning, organising, leading and controlling in their assigned tasks and develop entrepreneurial skills.

To complete the HND Business Administration, you are required to undertake all the modules for the three-year period and a minimum of 90 credits in order to successfully graduate. The modules or course content for the programme are as follows;

Academic Modules

  • Communication Skills I, II
  • Computer Fundamentals
  • Microeconomics
  • Business Mathematics
  • African Studies
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Principles of Management
  • Macroeconomics
  • Introduction to Business Law
  • Fundamentals of Marketing
  • Business Statistics
  • Entrepreneurship Development
  • Office Management
  • Law of Tort
  • Personality Development
  • Management and Organisational Behaviour
  • E-Business
  • Management of New & Small Enterprises
  • Human Relations
  • Research Methods
  • Business Ethics & Values
  • Management Information System
  • Marketing Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Project Work
  • Managerial Economics
  • Records Management
  • Company Law & Practice
  • Human Resource Management
  • Project Management
  • Risk Management
  • International Business Management

Entry Requirement

Dominion University College adopts a flexible admission approach and we accept applications from individuals with a wide range of qualifications. For admission unto the HND Business Administration, applicants must have six passes from (A1 to D7), passes in three core subjects including core mathematics and English language and any three passes in your electives. Kindly note that passes required translates further that, you qualify for HND if your six passes contain a D7 only.

These are the standard nationally recognized examinations for academic progression into tertiary educational institutions in Ghana.
  • Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE) Compulsory Subjects – Grade D or better in three (3) core subjects, including English, Mathematics (Core) and Social Studies or Integrated Science and three Elective Subjects including Elective Mathematics with a minimum of Grade D.
  • West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination(WASSCE) Compulsory Subjects – Grade C6 or better in three (3) core subjects, including English, Mathematics (Core) and Social Studies or Integrated Science and three Elective Subjects including Elective Mathematics with a minimum of Grade C6.
  • General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level Passes in three (3) subjects (at least, one of the passes should be Grade D or better). Also, the applicant must have had credit passes (Grade 6) in five GCE Ordinary Level subjects including English, Mathematics and a Science subject (for non-science students) and an Arts subject for Science students.
  • Advanced Business Certificate Examination (ABCE) Passes in three (3) subjects (at least, one of the passes should be Grade D or better).Also, the applicant must have credit passes in five (5) subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies in General Business Examination (GBCE).
The mature students’ entry requires applicants to;
  • be at least 25 years old
  • show proof of age with birth certificate
  • provide introductory letter from employer or show any other proof of employment
  • pass the Mature Students’ Entrance Examinations conducted by the Dominion University. The examination covers English Language, Mathematics and an Aptitude Test. In lieu of this examination, the applicant should have proof of credit passes in English and Mathematics in any of the nationally recognized examinations (WAEC Examinations).
All foreign qualifications are referred to the National Accreditation Board (NAB) for determination of equivalences and eligibility for admission to tertiary institutions in Ghana (National Accreditation Board Act, 2007 [Act 744 (2(2b)]).
  • Note: American SAT, TOEFL etc cannot in themselves be accepted as entry qualifications into a Ghanaian tertiary institutions.
An HND holder applicant must have at least have a second-class (Lower Division) certificate to qualify to enrol of this programme. He/she must have at least 2 years post HND working experience. Other Diploma qualifications with equivalence of HND may be considered.
  • Note: Dominion University’s entry qualifications for HND are requirements, which follows the requirement of its Mentoring University.
  • Entry into the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with professional certificates and any other qualifications beyond the ones specified above are treated on individual cases, where such certificates are referred to the National Accreditation Board for the establishment of their equivalences, to determine their eligibility for admission into the programme.


The Higher National Diploma in Information Communication Technology (ICT) is a three (3) year programme.

HND ICT at Dominion is a pathway to degree in Computer Science with Management. After the three (3) year HND, you will be given the opportunity to upgrade (Top-up) to degree in Computer Science with Management for a duration of two (2) years.

In sum, the HND ICT pathway to degree in Computer Science with Management is five (5) years including National Service of one (1) year.

Career oppotunities

After completing your HND Business Administration only, students will have diverse career prospects in areas such as marketing, advertising, project management, administration, human resource, research and team supervisor among others depending on your interest.

  1. HR Consultant
  2. Training & Development Manager
  3. Employee Education Consultant
  4. Executive Recruiter
  5. Human Resource IT Specialist
  6. Marketing ExecutiveLoan Officer
  7. Advertising & PR
  8. Advertising Art Director
  9. Market Researcher
  10. PPC Specialist
  11. Entrepreneur
  12. Digital Marketer
  13. Public Relations Officer
  14. Social Media Manager
  15. Product Manager
  16. Digital Copywriter
  17. Business Adviser
  18. Media Buyer
  19. Event Manager
  20. Management Consultant
  21. Sales Executive
  22. Operational Researcher

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