Master of Information Technology (MIT)

The broad goal of the program is to provide students with the foundations in content and competencies that will support their development as effective IT professionals.

The objectives are to enable the students to:

  • Develop the analytical tools for decision making in an IT dynamic world of complex business processes and problems;
  • Advance the development of skills in information technology that promote the use of internationally accepted professional standards of competence;
  • Develop professionals with theoretical and contemporary skills of analysis, critical thinking, synthesis and evaluation in relation to the Information Technology
  • (IT) sector;
  • Build IT human resource capacity in both the public and private sectors, especially in universities;
  • Address the increasing demand for IT training at Master's degree level;
  • Strengthen capacity and institutional building in the IT discipline in tertiary institutions, private and public sectors.

Admission Requirements

To qualify for admission a candidate must fulfill the general Uganda Technology And Management University entry requirements for a master's degree, and in addition a candidate must be a holder of either:
  1. A Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science, Software Engineering and computer engineering from a recognized University/ Institution; Or
  2. A bachelor’s degree in any field of at least lower second-class honors, or its equivalent from a recognized University.

Programe Matrix

YEAR I SEMESTER I (5 Cores)
Code Name LH PH TH CH CU
CS 511 Information Security 45 - - 45 3
IT 502 Contemporary Issues in Information Technology 45 - - 45 3
IS 508 Project & Organization Change Management 45 30 - 45 3
TM 500 Research Methods 30 - 30 45 3
IT 503 IT Strategic Planning & Management 45 - - 45 3
Semester Load 15
YEAR I SEMESTER II (5 Cores)
Core (4)
IS 507 Advanced Database Systems 45 30 60 4
IT 504 Audit & Security Assurance Principles 45 - - 45 3
IS 501 Systems Analysis & Design 30 30 - 45 3
IT 501 Electronic Commerce Technologies 45 - - 45 3
IT 505 Web Design & Usability 30 30 - 45 3
Semester Load 16
YEAR II SEMESTER I (3 Cores and 1 Elective)
TM 601 Dissertation - - - - -
TM 602 Legal & Ethical issues 30 30 - 45 3
TM 600 Research Methodology Seminars 30 - 30 45 3
IT 601 Multimedia & Emerging Technologies 30 30 - 45 3
1 Elective
IS 600 Geographic    Information    Systems    & Remote Sensing 30 30 - 45 3
IT 603 Corporate Network Management 30 30 - 45 3
Semester Load 12
YEAR II SEMESTER II (2 Cores and 1 Elective)
TM 601 Dissertation - 120 30 75 5
ME 505 Consultancy Skills Development 30 - 30 45 3
1 Elective            
IT 604 XML & Web Services 30 30 - 45 3
IS 602 Enterprise Integration & Collaborative Communication 30 30 - 45 3
Semester Load 11
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