Postgraduate Diploma in Information Systems

The programme focuses on information management, strategic management, business information systems, systems modeling and information systems technology among others disciplines.

Career Options

The programme is designed to give students thorough knowledge of the field and to provide an enduring foundation for future professional growth.

PGD in Information Systems blends theory and practice into a learning experience intended to develop human resource capacity in the information systems discipline with the ability to solve complex real-world problems.

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.
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.

Program Options
YEAR I SEMESTER I (5 Cores)
CodeNameLHPHTHCHCU
CSC  7101Information Security30-30453
CIS 7102Project & Organization Change Management45--453
CIS 7100Data Warehousing3030-453
CIT 7104IT Strategic Planning & Management45--453
CRM 7100Research Methods3030-453
CIT 7105XML & Web Services3030-453
Semester Load18
YEAR I SEMESTER II (5 Cores)
CodeNameLHPHTHCHCU
CIS 7205Advanced Database Systems4530-604
CIS 7207Systems Analysis & Design3030-453
CIS 7201Modelling & Simulation3060-604
CIS 7206Data Communication & Networking3030-453
CIT 7201Electronic Commerce Technologies3030-453
Semester Load17
YEAR 1 RECESS TERM (2 CORES) 
PDP 7201Project-150-755
HPM 7100Project Management Theory & Practice30-30453
Recess Term Load8
TOTAL COURSE CREDIT UNITS/GRADUATION LOAD43
Fees per semester

Local Students (East African Community)

Fees per semester (UGX)Functional Fees (UGX)Application Fees (UGX)
1,500,000300,00050,000

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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