UTAMU is currently offering high quality postgraduate programmes in its Schools of Computing and Engineering and Business and Management. All post-graduate programmes are coordinated, monitored and managed by UTAMU Graduate School.

An UTAMU Postgraduate diploma programme is equivalent to a first year masters programme in the same discipline at UTAMU or any of our partner universities.

UTAMU Postgraduate Educational Model

UTAMU employs a blended educational methodology that caters for all types of students enrolled for postgraduate programmes. The blended form of teaching and learning involves face-to-face and online learning. Through well-integrated and enriched e-learning system and e-library, students are able to undertake learning even when they are not at UTAMU.

All postgraduate programmes run for two semesters comprising of 15 weeks of teaching and learning. The model follows a block release of modules during the face-to-face teaching facilitated by a student self paced individual and group online learning.

See details about the blended educational methodology UTAMU Postgraduate Educational Model ( 99.6 kB)

The following Postgraduate programmes are offered at UTAMU:

Postgraduate Diploma in Computing

This programme intends to provide theoretical and hands on skills in computing to support learners’ initial careers. 

Duration: 1 year
Tuition per Semester (UGX):1,500,000

Postgraduate Diploma in Information Systems (PGD IS)

The programme focuses on information management, strategic management, business information systems, systems modeling and information systems technology among others disciplines.

Duration: 1 year
Tuition per Semester (UGX): 1,500,000

PGD in Information Technology (PGD IT)

This programme is aimed at equipping students with necessary skills through engaging them in rigorous intellectual analysis, critique and problem solving using a variety of teaching and learning techniques.

Duration: 1 year
Tuition per Semester (UGX): 1,500,000

PGD in Oil Governance and Management

The programme has been carefully designed to produce a crop of top managers and leaders with a wide range of knowledge, skills and competencies to steer the Oil & Gas sector.

Duration: 1 year
Tuition per Semester (UGX): 1,500,000

PGD in Public Procurement

This programme aims to develop substantive public procurement professional skills, values and knowledge in various facets of procurement.

Duration: 1 year
Tuition per Semester (UGX): 1,400,000

PGD in Human Resource Management & Development

This programme is intended to produce human resource professionals with the ability to lead people, lead business, and lead change by transforming human capital into opportunities.

Duration: 1 years
Tuition per Semester (UGX): 1,400,000

PGD in Project Planning and Management

The programme is recognized as the most appropriate form of management for the new generation of managers who are asked to handle multi-disciplinary projects in a rapidly changing business environment.

Duration: 1 year
Tuition per Semester (UGX): 1,500,000

PGD in Monitoring and Evaluation

The PGD in Monitoring & Evaluation is one -year course covering the basic paradigms, principles, concepts, approaches and methods used in M&E.

Duration: 1 year
Tuition per Semester (UGX): 1,500,000

PGD in Public Administration

This programme is blended with models and concepts from social sciences disciplines to raise more efficient and resourceful public managers/administrators.

Duration: 1 years
Tuition per Semester (UGX): 1,400,000

PGD in Financial Management

The programme is recognized
Duration: 1 year
Tuition per Semester (UGX): 1,500,000

PGD in Institutional Governance

The PGD in Institutional Governance.

Duration: 1 year
Tuition per Semester (UGX): 1,500,000

PGD in Oil and Gas Management

This programme is blended with models and concepts
Duration: 1 year
Tuition per Semester (UGX): 1,500,000