Bachelor of Project Planning and Management

Bachelor of Project Planning and Management

Bachelor of Project Planning and Management is designed for students who want to learn the tools and techniques of planning and managing projects across a range of sectors. This degree course is designed to prepare students to plan, coordinate, lead and generally manage projects in various sectors to success. By blending business and leadership principles with project management strategies and skills, this degree will enable students build the required competencies to succeed. Project management knowledge is essential to the successful planning, development and delivery of projects.

Career Prospects

With a bachelor in Project Planning and Management, graduates can become project managers in various fields such as computer software, construction, telecommunications, health, and agriculture as technology project managers, construction project managers, engineering project managers, financial services project managers, telecom project managers and multimedia project managers.

Details about the admission requirements under each option are given in the appendix attached.

Programme Name Bachelor of Project Planning and Management
Programme Duration 3 Years
Admission Criteria Direct Entry Scheme
Candidates seeking admission through the direct entry shall require the following:
  • At least two principal passes at same sitting in Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE)
Diploma Holders Scheme
  • Applicants should possess at least a lower division in Science, Business Administration, IT, Statistics, Economics or related field.
  • At least one principal pass and two subsidiary passes at same sitting in Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE)
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.
Mode Dual Mode (Online and Local Support)
Fee Type - Per Semester Uganda Shillings 1,100,000

Programme Structure

Year One, Semester One (6 cores)
Course Code Course name LH PH TH CH CU
PP 104 Project Management Theory and Practice 30 - 30 60 4
PP 101 Project Leadership and Decision Making 30 30 - 45 3
BA 100 Organizational Theory and Management 30 - 30 45 3
HR 102 Principles of Human Resources Management 30 30 - 45 3
PA 101 Politics and Government in Africa 30 - 30 45 3
PM 300 Supply Chain Management 30 - 30 45 3
Semester load         19
Year One, Semester Two (5 cores)
PP 106 Planning and Managing Development 30 - 30 45 3
PP 103 Communication in Project Management 30 - - 45 3
PP 102 Project Management Implementation 30 - 30 45 3
BA 308 Project Financial Management 30 - 30 45 3
BA 301 Strategic Management 30 - 30 45 3
BA 321 Environmental Impact Assessment 30 - 30 45 3
Semester Toad         18
Year 1 Recess Term
TM 100 Community Engagement I - 300 - 75 5
Recess Term Load         5
Year Two, Semester One (5 Cores)
PP 200 Risk Management in Projects and Programs 30 - 30 45 3
BA 320 Organizational Change and Development 30 - 30 45 4
ME 202 Project Monitoring and Evaluation 30 - 30 45 3
ME 201 Statistics for Project Monitoring and Evaluation 30 - 30 45 3
PP 201 Managing Community Development Projects 45 - 30 60 4
Semester Load                                                                             17
Year Two, Semester Two (5 Cores)
PA 107 Public Policy Management 30 - 30 45 3
MT 111 Quantitative Methods I 30 - 30 45 3
TM 201 Research Methods 30 - 30 45 3
SE 101 Software Project Management 30 - 30 45 3
EC 313 Managerial Economics 30 - 30 45 3
Semester Load         16
Year Two Recess Term
TM 200 Community Engagement II - 300 - 75 5
Recess Term Load 5
Year Three, Semester One (6 Cores)
PM 302 Project Procurement Management 30 - 30 45 3
PP 301 ICT and Social Economic Development 30 - 30 60 4
BA 108 Entrepreneurship Theory and Principles 30 - 30 45 3
IS 201 Management Information Systems 30 - 30 45 3
BA 209 Production & Operations Management 30 - 30 45 3
BA 203 Marketing Management 30 - 30 45 3
Semester load         19
Year Three, Semester Two (5 Cores)
PP 302 Project Resource Mobilization and Management 30 30 - 45 3
ME 300 Results-Oriented Monitoring and Evaluation 30 30 - 45 3
PP 304 Consultancy Skills Development - 120 - 60 4
PA 305 Health Policy Planning & Management 45 - 30 60 4
PA 200 Public Infrastructure Planning and Management 30 30 - 45 3
Semester Load         17
Year Three Recess Term
TM 300 Community Engagement   300 - 75 5
Recess Term Load         5


The minimum graduation load for Bachelor of Procurement and Supply Chain Management =118


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