Postgraduate Diploma in Information Systems Management(Evening)

The postgraduate Diploma in Information Systems Management is a two semester postgraduate course.This programme is designed to develop and enhance competencies for those aspiring to manage or are managing information systems in the public, private and NGO sectors. The curriculum provides a broad range of theoretical, analytical and practical skills to develop and manage information systems. The postgraduate diploma is made up of 10 compulsory modules and 4 electives where the participants select 2 to make a total of 12 modules covered in the programme. The course is modularised to enable participants to study at their convenience by either completing the whole course in 2 semesters (1 year) or by completing it in 3 years. Participants who obtain the Postgraduate Diploma with second class or above may be admitted to the Master of Management Studies (MMS) degree programme (Information System Management option).

 Admission Requirements:

Candidates must hold a University degree from a recognized university or holders of Charteredprofessional qualifications with a minimum of 2 years working experience and basic computer literacy skills and use of MS Office applications (MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

 Programme Content

Basic modules

Module 1:                Management Skills Improvement

Module 2:                Quantitative Methods for Decision Making

Module 3:                Management Information System

Module 4:                Research Methods

 Core modules

Module 5:                ICT policy and Information System/IT Strategic Planning    

Module 6:                Information System Analysis, Design and Development

Module 7:                Database Systems

Module 8:                Information System Security Management

Module 9:                Data Communications and Networks  

Module 10:              Information Technology/IS Governance and Audit

 Elective modules

Module 11:              Internet Technologies and E-Service Delivery or Knowledge Management

Module 12:           Information System Project Planning and Management or Business Intelligence and Data Mining


Participants are assessed through exercises, course work and written examinations

 Tuition Fees:           UgShs 2,810,000=

Additional Info

  • Course Code: CODE:IT: 201-24
  • Start Date: Thursday, 01 September 2016
  • End Date: Friday, 28 July 2017
  • School: Distance learning and Information Technology
  • Department: Information Technology
  • Centre: Main Campus