Weekend Programmes

 

The Faculty of Social Sciences developed the Weekend Programmes as a special initiative to deliver degree programmes wholly on Saturdays from 8:30am to 5:30pm. 

The FSS Weekend School is an attractive option for persons who want to pursue a university degree but find it difficult to obtain time off to attend classes during the week, as well as other persons who simply prefer the convenience of studying on the weekend.

The Weekend Programme Advantage

  • Small class ratio

  • Classes held on a Saturday

  • eLearning mixed with in-person

  • Learn with similar professionals

Weekend Programme Degrees

  • BSc. Management Studies (General):   This degree takes a broad approach to organizational management, and is geared towards preparing individuals with the requisite knowledge, skills and thinking required to operate at all levels within an organization. This degree is ideal if your career path includes positions such as Operation Manager, Human Resource Manager, Management Consultant and Procurement Manager.

  • BSc. Management Studies (Accounting) Are financial numbers your passion? Do you enjoy analyzing assets and equities? Then this is the degree for you! This degree goes through all the theories, principles and practices of accounting. With this degree you will be on the career path to becoming an Auditor, Data Analyst, Financial Analyst, Banker or Management Accountant.
  • BSc. Banking and Finance - The Bachelor Science in Banking and Finance seeks to develop a formally trained cadre of banking and finance industry professionals. It targets persons who desire formal academic qualifications to bolster their work experience and advance their technical competencies.  On successful completion, graduates of the BSc Banking and Finance should be able to apply appropriate methodologies to the analysis and solution of financial problems including, inter alia, financial analysis, valuation of real and financial assets, risk management, and investment analysis.
  • BSc. Entrepreneurship - The BSc Entrepreneurship is designed to expose students to entrepreneurship scholarship, engage them in thinking and involve them in the best available practices of entrepreneurship and business innovation. The degree is designed for persons planning to establish their own business ventures and those who have existing business, but wish to equip themselves with techniques for operating in situations of innovation, change and uncertainty.
  • BSc. Human Resource Management -The degree in Human Resource Management (HRM) is designed to educate students on the core theories, principles and practices of managing people in organisations. HRM involves a range of core functions such as: research, planning, compensation or rewards management, training and development, recruitment and selection and employee relations, occupational safety and health.
  • BSc. Marketing - The Bachelor Science in Marketing is designed to offer students a rigorous exposure to the qualitative and quantitative aspects of marketing. Marketing has always been a very dynamic field and has become even more so with the advent of online businesses.   Students who take this major are qualified to commence a professional career in marketing on graduation.

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Please email your queries to fssweekend@uwimona.edu.jm