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Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology (PGD IT)

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.

Career Options

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.

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

YEAR I SEMESTER I (5 Cores)

Code

Name

LH

PH

TH

CH

CU

CSC  7101

Information Security

30

-

30

45

3

CIS 7102

Project & Organization Change Management

45

-

-

45

3

CIT 7103

Contemporary Issues in Information Technology

45

-

-

45

3

CIT 7104

IT Strategic Planning & Management

45

-

-

45

3

CRM 7100

Research Methods

30

30

-

45

3

Semester Load

15

YEAR I SEMESTER II (5 Cores)

Code

Name

LH

PH

TH

CH

CU

CIS 7205

Advanced Database Systems

45

30

-

60

4

CIS 7207

Systems Analysis & Design

30

30

-

45

3

CIT 7201

Electronic Commerce Technologies

30

30

-

45

3

CIT 7202

Audit & Security Assurance Principles

45

-

-

45

3

CIT 7203

Web Design & Usability

30

30

-

45

3

Semester Load

16


YEAR 1 RECESS TERM (2 CORES)

 

HPM 7100

Project Management Theory & Practice

30

 

30

45

3

PDP 7201

Project

 

 

150

75

5

Recess Term Load

8

TOTAL COURSE CREDIT UNITS

40

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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