Master of Information Technology

The broad goal of the program is to provide students with the foundations in content and competencies that will support their development as effective IT professionals.

Career Options

The objectives are to enable the students to:

  • Develop the analytical tools for decision making in an IT dynamic world of complex business processes and problems.
  • Advance the development of skills in information technology that promote the use of internationally accepted professional standards of competence.
  • Develop professionals with theoretical and contemporary skills of analysis, critical thinking, synthesis and evaluation in relation to the Information Technology (IT) sector.
  • Build IT human resource capacity in both the public and private sectors, especially in universities.
  • Address the increasing demand for IT training at Master's degree level.
  • Strengthen capacity and institutional building in the IT discipline in tertiary institutions, private and public sectors.
Admission Requirements

To qualify for admission a candidate must fulfill the general Uganda Technology And Management University entry requirements for a master's degree, and in addition a candidate must be a holder of either:

  1. A Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science, Software Engineering and computer engineering from a recognized University/ Institution; Or
  2. A bachelor’s degree in any field of at least lower second-class honors, or its equivalent from a recognized University.
Program Duration

The program will extend over a period of two academic years. An academic year shall consist of two semesters. A semester shall consist of 15 weeks of lectures.

Program Options
CSC  7101Information Security30-30453
CIS 7102Project & Organization Change Management30-30453
CIT 7103Contemporary Issues in Information Technology30-30453
CIT 7104IT Strategic Planning & Management30-30453
CRM 7100Research Methods3030-453
Semester Load15
CIS 7205Advanced Database Systems4530-604
CIS 7207Systems Analysis & Design3030-453
CIT 7201Electronic Commerce Technologies3030-453
CIT 7202Audit & Security Assurance Principles30-30453
CIT 7203Web Design & Usability3030-453
Semester Load16
YEAR II, SEMESTER I (3 Cores and 1 Elective)
CIT 8102Multimedia & Emerging Technologies3030-453
RMS 8100Research Methodology Seminars3030-453
SLE  8102Legal & Ethical issues30-30453
Choose 1 Elective
CIS 8100Geographic Information Systems & Remote Sensing3030-453
CIT 8100Corporate Network Management3030-453
HME 8100Consultancy Skills Development30-30453
Semester Load15
YEAR II, SEMESTER II (2 Cores and 1 Elective)
RDS 8201Dissertation-12030755
Choose 1 Elective      
CIS 8200Enterprise Integration & Collaborative Communication3030-453
CIT 7105XML & Web Services3030-453
Semester Load8
Fees per semester

Local Students (East African Community)

Fees per semester (UGX)Functional Fees (UGX)Application Fees (UGX)

International Students

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 ProgrammeFees per academic session (USD)Application / Admission Fee
Master's Degree$950$30
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