This programme aims to develop substantive public procurement professional skills, values and knowledge in various facets of procurement. Professionals in this discipline will facilitate the machinery of government in its quest to deliver efficient and effective public services. 

Career Options

The programme offers students a sound understanding of procurement management principles and practices which enable them to make a significant contribution to their organization’s efficiency.

Admission Requirements

Applicants to the program must possess the following:-

  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an institution of higher learning recognized and accredited by NCHE in any area of study.
  • A professional qualification deemed equivalent to a Bachelors degree from a recognized professional body.

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 One, Semester One
Code Course name LH PH TH CH CU
PP 502 Principles of Public Procurement 30 - 30 45 3
PA 500 Society, Government & Politics in Africa 30 - 30 45 3
PA 502 Public Financial Management 30 - 30 45 3
PA 504 Public Administration Theory & Practice 30 - 30 45 3
PM 500 Project Management Theory & Practice 30 - 30 45 3
TM 500 Research Methods 30 - 30 45 3
  Semester load         18
Year One, Semester Two
Code Course name LH PH TH CH CU
PP 503 Comparative Public Procurement Systems 30 - 30 45 3
PP 504 Ethics & Public Procurement Law 30 - 30 45 3
PP 505 Government Contracting Management 30 - 30 45 3
PP 506 Public Procurement Stakeholder Governance 30 - 30 45 3
PP 507 Public Procurement & Development 30 - 30 45 3
PP 508 Public Procurement Information systems 30 - 30 45 3
  Semester load         18

Fees per semester

Fees per semester Functional Fees Application Fees
1,400,000 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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