Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration and Management (Evening)


The Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration and Management is a two-semester postgraduate and post - experience course. It is designed to enhance technical and professional knowledge and skills in Public Management for middle level managers in Government Ministries and Departments, Local Governments, Parastatal Bodies and NGOs. The course consists of 12 modules:4 basic,6 core and two electives, and; is modularized to enable participants to study at their convenience by either completing the whole course in 2 semesters or by completing its modules over a period of 3 years.   Participants who obtain the Postgraduate Diploma with second class or above may be admitted to the Master of Management of studies (MMS) Degree Programme (Public Administration and Management option).

Programme Content:

Basic modules

Module 1: Management Skills Improvement

Module 2: Quantitative Methods for Decision Making

Module 3: Management Information Systems

Module 4: Research Methods

Core modules

Module 5: Managing Human Resources

Module 6: Financial Accounting and Management

Module 7: Public Policy and Management

Module 8: Results-oriented Management

Module 9: Decentralisation and Local Governance

Module 10: Economics and Public Finance


Module 11: Land and Housing Management or Project Planning and Management

Module 12: Managing Non-Governmental Organisations or Sustainable Development


Participants are assessed through exercises, course work, and written examinations.

Tuition Fees:

Ug shs. 2, 810,000=

Study Mode:


Additional Info

  • Course Code: SCSPAG: 701-26
  • Start Date: Thursday, 01 September 2016
  • End Date: Thursday, 31 August 2017
  • School: Civil Service, Public Administration & Governance
  • Department: Public Policy & Governance Studies
  • Centre: Main Campus