The PGD in Information Technology 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.
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The programme is designed to enable students to make decisions that span IT disciplines, innovate, take lead in Data-Mining, Cloud Computing, Business Analyst, Business Intelligence, ICT Infrastructure, Information Management, Mobile Devices, Network Design and Management, Security and Forensics, Quality Assurance, System Architecture disciplines.
The curriculum enables students to develop analytical tools for decision making in an IT dynamic world of complex business processes and problems and build IT human resource capacity in both public and private sectors.
- A Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science, Software Engineering and Computer Engineering from a recognized University/Institution or its equivalent.
- Any other degree with evidence of having taken acceptable courses in Information Systems.
Duration of the Program
|YEAR I SEMESTER I (5 Cores)|
|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|
|YEAR I SEMESTER II (5 Cores)|
|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|
|Year I Recess Term (2 cores)|
|PM 500||Project Management Theory & Practice||30||-||30||45||3|
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|