Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management & Development

This programme is intended to produce human resource professionals with the ability to lead people, lead business, and lead change by transforming human capital into opportunities.

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Taught by leading practitioners in the HR industry, this curriculum explores the principles of human resource management in a global economy, quantitative modeling and business strategy. It equips graduates with the skills to identify, analyze and solve complex human resource and management issues for organizations. It covers areas of human resource policy, human resource development and industrial relations.

Admission Requirements

Applicants to this program must possess the following;

  • A Bachelor's Degree from a recognized institution of higher learning.
  • A professional qualification deemed equivalent to a Bachelors degree from a recognized professional body.
Program Duration

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.

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The following Curriculum Matrix/ Structure summarize the layout of the courses which will be offered to all graduates of the PGD in human Resource Management and Development of Uganda Technology and Management University.
Year One, Semester One (6 cores)
Code Course name LH PH TH CH CU
BHR 7100 Human Resource Management Theory and Practice 30 - 30 45 3
BHR 7101 Human Resource Planning and Development 30 - 30 45 3
BEC 7100 Managerial Economics 30 - 30 45 3
BBA 7106 Organization Theory and Management 30 - 30 45 3
BBA 7107 Organizational Change and Development 30 - 30 45 3
RMS 7100 Research Methods 30 15 15 45 3
Semester Load         18
Year One, Semester Two (6 cores)
Code Course name LH PH TH CH CU
BHR 7200 Training of Trainers 30 - 30 45 3
BHR 7206 Talent Management 30 - 30 45 3
BHR 7201 Communication Skills for HR professional 30 - 30 45 3
BHR 7202 Human Resource Information systems 30 30 - 45 3
BHR 7203 Compensation and Benefits Administration 30 - 30 45 3
BBA 7200 Accounting and Finance for Managers 30 - 30 45 3
Semester Load 18
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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