Postgraduate Diploma in Public Procurement

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 postgraduate diploma in Oil governance and Management must be;

  1. Holders of a Bachelor’s Degree from an institution of higher learning recognized by NCHE in any area of study.
  2. Holders of a professional qualification deemed to be equivalent to a Bachelor’s 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.

Program Options
Year One, Semester One
CodeCourse nameLHPHTHCHCU
HPP 7100Principles of Public Procurement30-30453
HPA 7100Society, Government & Politics in Africa30    -30453
HPA 7102Public Financial Management30     -30453
HPA 7103Public Administration Theory & Practice30     -30453
HPM 7100Project Management Theory & Practice30-30453
RMS 7101Research Methods3030-453
Semester Load18
Year One, Semester Two
CodeCourse nameLHPHTHCHCU
HPP 7201Comparative Public Procurement Systems30-30453
SLW 7201Ethics & Public Procurement Law30-30453
HPP 7203Government Contracting Management30-30453
HPP 7204Public Procurement Stakeholder Governance30-30453
HPP 7205Project Procurement & Development30-30453
HPP 7206Public Procurement Information Systems30-30453
Semester Load18
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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