Postgraduate in Project Planning and Management

Project Management is a key growth area. It is recognized as the most appropriate form of management for the new generation of managers who are asked to handle multi-disciplinary projects in a rapidly changing business environment. Its benefits are increasingly being used to improve management performance in areas that were not previously thought of as project driven. To deal with the ever-changing business environments, many nations, organizations and individuals are turning to Project Management for guaranteed results on time, within the budget and according to quality specifications.

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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.

Program Options

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)
CodeCourse nameLHPHTHCHCU
BBA 7106Organization Theory and Management30-30453
BBA 7101Enterprise Management30-30453
BBA 7105Managerial Accounting30-30453
BBA 7110Total Quality Management30-30453
RMS 7100Research Methods301515453
HPM 7101Project Leadership and Decision Making30-30453
 Semester Load    18
Year One, Semester Two (6 cores)
CodeCourse nameLHPHTHCHCU
HPM 7201Infrastructure Planning and Management30-30453
HPM 7206Project Implementation Analysis & Management30-30453
HPM 7203Risk Management in Projects and Programmes30-30453
BBA 7202Financial Management30-30453
HPP 7208Project Procurement Management30-30453
BHR 7205Project Human Resource Management30-30453
Semester Load18
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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