[<< wikipedia] The Bridge University
The Bridge University (TBU) is a university in South Sudan.


== Location ==
The campus of The Bridge University is in the Altabara B neighborhood, in the city of Juba, the capital of South Sudan and the largest city in that country. This location lies in the southeastern section of the city, close to the White Nile River, at the point where the road to Nimule (A43) crosses over it. The approximate coordinates of the university campus are 4° 50' 6.00"N, 31° 36' 0.00"E (Latitude: 4.83500; Longitude: 31.60000). The coordinates are approximate because the university campus does not yet show on most publicly available maps.


== History ==
The Bridge University was founded in 2009 as a post-secondary college. However, after one semester, the administration upgraded to a full university to meet the overwhelming demand for instruction. As of July 2011, the university has over 3000 students enrolled with over 65 full-time lecturers and over 45 part-time staff. The university offers certificate, diploma and first degree courses.


== Academic units ==
As of July 2011, the university maintains the following faculties, departments and institutes:

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
Faculty of Business Administration & Management
Faculty of Science
Department of Computer Science
Department of Business Studies
Department of Law
Department of Languages
Department of Health Sciences
Institute for Social Research
Institute of Open and Distance Learning


== Academic courses ==
As of July 2011, the university offers the following courses:

Undergraduate degree coursesBachelor of International Relations & Diplomacy
Bachelor of Public Administration & Management
Bachelor of Development Studies
Bachelor of Human Resources Management
Bachelor of Project Planning & Management
Bachelor of Social Work & Social Administration
Bachelor of Accounting & Finance
Bachelor of Statistics & Applied Economics
Bachelor of Business Administration
Bachelor of Micro Finance
Bachelor of Procurement & Logistics Management
Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics & International Finance
Bachelor of LawsUndergraduate diploma coursesDiploma in Public Administration & Management
Diploma in Mass Communication
Diploma in Development Studies
Diploma in Human Resources Management
Diploma in Project Planning & Management
Diploma in Social Work & Social Administration
Diploma in Accounting & Finance
Diploma in Business Administration
Diploma in Procurement & Logistics Management
Diploma in Economics & International Finance
Diploma in Information Technology
Diploma in Secondary  Education
Diploma in Primary Education
Diploma in Laboratory Science
Diploma in Health Service ManagementPostgraduate coursesThe university does not yet offer postgraduate courses.

Certificate coursesTBU offers a variety of short courses which last from a few weeks to several months leading to the award of a certificate. Some of the certificate courses include:

Certificate in computer hardware maintenance
Oracle 9i
PL/SQL Database programming.
Advanced certificate in Computer Networking.
Certificate in dynamic web design.
Certificate in Computer Applications.
Certificate in Statistical Data Analysis Using SPSS


== External links ==
Approximate Location of The Bridge University Campus


== See also ==
Juba, South Sudan
Central Equatoria
Equatoria
Education in South Sudan
List of universities in South Sudan


== References ==