This programme is designed to offer learners specialized knowledge on planning, designing, implementing monitoring and evaluating projects. The programme deals with all aspects of a project from its inception to the closure and enables learners to carry engage in successful planning, development and delivery of projects in today’s modern economic, social and business environment. 

Career Options

Students will explore how to efficiently use resources such as time and labor to deliver quality projects on time in projects being undertaken in construction, telecommunications and information communication technology (ICT).

Admission Requirements

Direct Entry

The candidate must have at least one principal pass and two subsidiary passes attained at the same sitting of Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) – or its equivalent. The Candidate must as well have at least 5 passes in the same sitting of Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) or its equivalent

Certificate Entry Scheme:-

The candidate must have at least three passes obtained at the same sitting of Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) or its equivalent or a Certificate in any course from an institution recognized by the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) – or an equivalent accreditation body.

Programme Options

The following Curriculum Matrix/ Structure summarize the layout of the courses which will be offered to all students doing a Diploma in Project Planning and Management of Uganda Technology and Management University:-

Year One, Semester One (6 cores)
Course Code Course name LH PH TH CH CU
PP 100 Introduction to Project Management 30 -  30  45  3
  BA 110   Introduction to Management   30 -    30   45    3
  BA 103   Fundamentals of Business Accounting   30     -      30   45    3
   HR 102   Principles of Human Resource Management   30   30     -   45    3
   CS 101   Computer Applications & Systems   30 -    30   45    3
   PM 300 Supply Chain Management   30 -    30   45    3
Semester load         18
Year One, Semester Two (5 cores)
Course Code Course name LH PH TH CH CU
PP 106 Planning & 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 220 Introduction to Financial Management 30 - 30 45 3
BA 301 Strategic Management 30 - 30 45 3
Semester load         15
Year 1 recess term
TM 100 Community Engagement I - 300 - 75 5
Recess Term Load         5
Year Two, Semester One (5 cores)
Course Code Course name LH PH TH CH CU
MJ 208 Reading and Critical Writing 30 - 30 45 3
BA 320 Organizational Change and Development 45 - 30 60 4
TM 201 Research Methods 30 - 30 45 3
BA 107 Principles of Marketing 30 - 30 45 3
PA 104 Rural Development Administration 45 - 30 45 3
  Semester load         16
Year two, semester two (4 cores)
PA 102 Gender &  Development 30 - 30 45 3
BA 221 Entrepreneurship Development 30 - 45 60 4
PA 200 Public infrastructure Planning & Management 30 - 30 45 3
TM 202 Diploma Project 30 - 45 60 4
PA 302 NGO Management & Administration 30 - 45 60 4
  Semester load (Less load)         18

Fees per semester

Fees per semester Functional Fees Application Fees
600,000 UGX 250,000 UGX 50,000 UGX

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