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

Career Options

The programme is designed to give students thorough knowledge of the field and to provide an enduring foundation for future professional growth.

PGD in Information Systems blends theory and practice into a learning experience intended to develop human resource capacity in the information systems discipline with the ability to solve complex real-world problems.

Admission Requirements

The candidate must be a holder of either:
  1. A Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science, Software Engineering and Computer Engineering from a recognized University/Institution or its equivalent.
  2. Any other degree with evidence of having taken acceptable courses in Information Systems.

Duration of the Program

The program will extend over a period of one academic year. An academic year shall consist of two semesters and one recess term. A semester shall consist of 15 weeks of lectures. A recess term shall consist of 10 weeks.

Programme Options

Code Name LH PH TH CH CU  
Year I Semester I ( 5 Cores)  
IS 511 Data Warehousing 30 30 - 45 3  
IS 508 Project     &    Organization     Change Management
Management
45 - - 45 3  
IT 503   IT Strategic Planning & Management   Management 45 - - 45 3    
CS 511 Information Security 45 - - 45 3  
TM 500 Research Methods 30 - 30 45 3  
Semester Load 15  
Year I Semester II (5 Cores)  
IS 501 Systems Analysis & Design 30 30 - 45 3  
IS 502 Modeling & Simulation 15 - 90 60 4  
IS 507 Advanced Database Systems 45 - 30 60 4  
IS 509 Data Communication & Networking 45 - - 45 3  
IT 501 Electronic Commerce Technologies  45 - - 45 3 3  
Semester load 17  
Year I Recess Term (2 cores)  
TM 501 Project - - 200 100 5  
PM 500 Project Management Theory & Practice 30 - 30 45 3  
Total load

Fees per semester

Fees per semester Functional Fees Application Fees
1,500,000 UGX 300,000 UGX 50,000 UGX

International students pay international student tuition fees which is rated in dollars and this specifically covers only the cost of teaching and many student support services. This tuition below is per academic session and includes both the tuition and functional fees.

Category of Programme Fees per academic session (USD) Application / Admission Fee
Master's Degree $950 $30

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