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Uganda Technology And Management University (UTAMU) is a private University in Uganda founded in 2012 and licensed by the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) to do teaching, research and community engagement.

UTAMU offers experiential and outstanding learning and teaching for 21st Century students through an enriched learning experience that blends face to face and virtual learning.

UTAMU Resource Centre,

Plot 6, Erisa Road, Kiswa, Bugolobi;

Tel: +256-414-696-887, +256-790-914-427, +256-750-599-736

Email: info@utamu.ac.ug

AND

Krish Mall

Floor 6,

Located on Spring Road Bugolobi.

Uganda Technology And Management University (UTAMU) was first incorporated in the Republic of Uganda under the Companies Act (CAP.110) as a company limited by shares on 30th August 2012.

The National Council for Higher Education at its 27th meeting held on 11th March 2013 granted a University Licence, No. UIPL022, to Uganda Technology And Management University to operate as a University in the Republic of Uganda. UTAMU was gazetted in Gazette Vol. CVI No. 14 of 22nd March 2013, Legal Notice No. 4 of 2013.

Not yet. However, with more than five years in existence, the University management is working on the requirements needed to acquire the charter.

On 22rd March 2013, Uganda Technology And Management University was licensed and accredited by the National Council for Higher Education to operate as a University in the Republic of Uganda. UTAMU was gazetted in Gazette Vol. CVI No. 14 of 22nd March 2013, Legal Notice No. 4 of 2013.

Yes. All programmes offered at UTAMU are accredited and recognized by the Uganda National Council of Higher of Education. And so, all degrees awarded at UTAMU are recognized in other countries a Ugandan degree.

Currently, UTAMU offers 42 academic programmes under three schools namely; School of Computing and Engineering, School of Business and Management and School of Professional Skills and Vocational Education.

The school of Business and Management has 23 accredited academic programmes (13 undergraduate degree programmes, 6 postgraduate diploma programmes and 4 master’s programmes). The School of Computing and Engineering has 14 accredited academic programmes (8 undergraduate degree programmes, 3 postgraduate diploma programmes and 3 master’s programmes) and the School of Professional and Vocational Education has 4 accredited undergraduate diploma programmes and a Foundation Certificate programme. At present, UTAMU has a student population of more than 2000 students distributed under the different programmes.

For details about our programmes, go to: www.utamu.ac.ug/about

Diploma Admission Requirements

 

  • At least one principal pass and one subsidiary pass in the same sitting of ‘A’ level
  • After two (2) years, you are eligible to enroll for Bachelors’ degree, benefiting from the UTAMU credit transfer. Our degrees are in the general areas of Computing/ICT and Business.
  • The details can be accessed online at www.utamu.ac.ug/info.

 

Degree Minimum Entry Requirements

  • At least two principal passes at same sitting in Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE)
  • Applicants who possess a diploma in a related area or their respective area of specialization with at least a lower division can be admitted in the second year of the course.

Masters Minimum Entry Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a recognised institution
  • Holders of Postgraduate Diplomas in the respective areas of specialisation will be admitted to 2nd year of the corresponding master's programme
  • The UTAMU Credit Transfer policy will apply for all master's students on related programmes at recognised institutions wishing to transfer to UTAMU. Details of these and more, go to: www.utamu.ac.ug/info

If looking for an institution that turns students into innovators, then Uganda Technology and Management University is just the right place.

For details of the outcome of each course, go to www.utamu.ac.ug/info

Yes. Our offices located on Plot 6, Erisa Road, Kiswa, Bugolobi are always open every day of the week from 8:00am – 9:00pm.

UTAMU does not offer accommodation to its students. However, it is strategically located near hostels, rental houses and apartments where are students reside.

Yes we offer online studies.

Every undergraduate and postgraduate programme offered at UTAMU has an option of studying online.

Yes.

UTAMU recognizes previous qualifications obtained from recognized universities and institutions.

UTAMU has three intakes in a year; January, May and September Intake.

Yes.

For information about registration of international students, go to: www.utamu.ac.ug/programme/longdistancestudentsguidelines

E-learning is the use of Internet technologies to enhance knowledge and performance. E-learning technologies offer learners control over content, learning sequence, pace of learning, time, and media, allowing them to tailor their experiences to meet their personal learning objectives.

At UTAMU students are given all learning materials through our e-learning platform together with the access to our e-library services. Students are availed with all class materials and practical assignments that apply to their work environments. The e-learning platform is fully equipped and allows a consistent interaction among the students and their teachers.

The e-learning platform allows one to comfortably study without compromising his/her ability to meet the daily obligations in the work place. As you must notice, one do not have to fore go his/her duties to advance his/her career. In today’s dynamic business environment, we can’t shy away from the crucial need to attain new and better skills and acquire knowledge despite the busy work schedules.

If one has no ‘A’ level qualification, they can be admitted for a degree only through;

  • Diploma Holders Scheme: Applicants should possess at least a lower division diploma in the same course or related field.
  • Mature age scheme: For admission under mature age, a candidate must have passed university mature age entry examinations from an institution recognized by NCHE. To sit for university mature age, the candidate must be at least 25 years of age and must have completed UCE at least 3 years earlier.

Option 1: Come to UTAMU campus with all your academic documents and apply

OR

Option 2: Apply Online: www.utamu.ac.ug/postgraduateform or www.utamu.ac.ug/undergraduateform

OR

Option 3: Download an application form at; www.utamu.ac.ug, print out the form, scan and send it back with all your academic documents OR come with the filled form and submit it to the respective registrar.

Below are the requirements needed;

  • Academic documents
  • Passport Photo
  • National ID/Work ID
  • Applicants will be required to pay a none-refundable application fee of Uganda Shillings 50,000
  • Completed application form should be delivered with proof of application fees payment to the below address or by email to admissions@utamu.ac.ug.
You can send your application form directly to admissions@utamu.ac.ug including all your academic documents and requirements needed.

For anyone to be considered a student of Uganda Technology and Management University (UTAMU), they must fully register. Below are the requirements needed to register;

  • A student must have cleared at least half tuition
  • A student must have paid the National Council of Higher Education fee of Ugx 20,000
  • Original academic documents for verification
  • A passport photo
Registration must be done before end of two weeks after beginning of a new semester. Failure to register before 2 weeks, a student pays an extra charge.

For all long distance and foreign based students, their studies are conducted electronically ie in form of audio, video, e-mail, chat, teleconferencing, and most often the Internet. Here are the following guidelines on the teaching and learning of distance students; www.utamu.ac.ug/programme/longdistancestudentsguidelines

Yes. All our courses are practical. To step up the process of nurturing innovation and harnessing students’ entrepreneurship skills, UTAMU developed a system that ‘nurtures scientists, technologists and innovators who can transform and create new knowledge in the university so as to meet its objectives.

The university fees payment policy allows students to make fees payments on five installments as shown below:

  • Payment of functional fees of the semester on the 1st day of the semester
  • 30% fees by 5th week of the semester
  • 60% fees by the 8th week of the semester
  • 80% fees by the 10 week of the semester
  • 100% fees by the 12th week of the semester

Applicants are required to pay a none-refundable fee of UGX 50,000 to the following University account;

Bank: Equity Bank
Account Name: UGANDA TECHNOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY
Account Number: 1032200688793
Swift Code: EQBLUGKA
Currency: UGANDA SHILLINGS (UGX)

 

For International students USD Dollar Account

ACCOUNT NAME: Uganda Technology and Management University
ACCOUNT NO: 8702041318100 CURRENCY:
USD BANK: STANDARD CHARTERED BANK

To view the fees structure for all the UTAMU academic programmes, go to: www.utamu.ac.ug/info

 

At the moment, we don’t have any bursaries. 

When an opportunity comes up, we always communicate via our website.

At least two principal passes and one subsidiary pass at A Level

Option 1: Come to UTAMU campus with your academic documents and apply

OR

Option 2: Apply Online: www.utamu.ac.ug/undergraduateform

OR

Option 3: Download application form from www.utamu.ac.ug, fill it up, attach all your academic documents and send back.

UTAMU has 25 undergraduate academic programmes all accredited by the National Council of Higher Education.

The school of Business and Management 13 undergraduate degree programmes, the School of Computing and Engineering has 8 undergraduate degree programmes and the School of Professional and Vocational Education has 4 accredited undergraduate diploma programmes and a Foundation Certificate programme.

No. Currently we are not offering any bursaries or scholarships. However, whenever an opportunity come up, we communicate via our website and contact database.

Option 1: Come to UTAMU campus with your academic documents and apply

OR

Option 2: Apply Online: http://www.utamu.ac.ug/postgraduateform

OR

Option 3: Download application form: www.utamu.ac.ug, fill the form, attach all your academic documents and send back.

We are always receiving applications for all our intakes; January, May and September.

Deadline for the upcoming September 2017 Intake is 15th August 2017.

If you choose the option of applying online at www.utamu.ac.ug/postgraduateform

  • Follow the instructions
  • Attach all your academic documents and
  • Click Submit button
  • After successfully submitting, you will receive a message that the documents have been received.

If you download the application form and fill it, you can either deliver it at UTAMU oe send your application form and academic documents to admissions@utamu.ac.ug

Postgraduate Diploma Minimum Entry Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an institution of higher learning recognized by NCHE in any management or related area of study. 
  • A professional qualification equivalent to a Bachelors degree from a recognized professional body.
  • A postgraduate diploma in project planning and management from a recognized Institution of higher learning may receive some exemptions based on the UTAMU policy.

Masters Minimum Entry Requirements

  • The minimum admission requirement to any of the above Masters programmes is a Bachelor's degree from a recognised institution.
  • Holders of Postgraduate Diplomas in the respective areas of specialisation will be admitted to 2nd year of the corresponding master's programme subject to the Postgraduate Diploma having been obtained from a recognised institution and assessment of the courses done. After the assessment, some holders of the Post graduate Diplomas shall be required to do additional courses first before proceeding to the 2nd year of the master's programmes which includes a research dissertation.
  • The UTAMU Credit Transfer policy will apply for all master's students on related programmes at recognised institutions wishing to transfer to UTAMU.

In March 2017, Uganda Technology and Management University (UTAMU) was ranked the 8th best University in Uganda out of the 31 internationally recognized Universities in the country.

This report was released by UniRank, an international higher education search engine and directory of world universities and colleges. For details, go to: http://www.4icu.org/ug/

Yes. UTAMU is working closely with world class institutions at both local and national level to improve the face of higher education in the region.

These collaborations include:-

  • Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST)
  • Centre of Evaluation (CEval) at Saarland University in Germany
  • University of Johannesburg
  • University of Limpopo
  • Amity University of India
  • Civil Service College Uganda
  • Tanzania Public Service College
  • Jamhuriya University of Science and Technology (JUST)
  • Team Institute of Business Management
  • Shenyang Aerospace University, China

For details on the above, go to: www.utamu.ac.ug/partners

We have more than 15 partnerships with world class institutions at both local and national level to improve the face of higher education in the region. To read more about our partners, go to: www.utamu.ac.ug/partners

Yes, we do offer corporate trainings. The UTAMU School of Professional and Vocational Education (SPVE) works with vocational institutions, development partners, community development organizations, and government agencies to create synergies between the university and vocational education. The school coordinates corporate trainings with several organizations and institutions in the implementation of professional and vocational programmes in Uganda.

Visit the SPVE website at: www.utamu.ac.ug/spve 

Send your CV and academic documents to hr@utamu.ac.ug 

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