Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology (DITE)

Uganda Management Institute; Kampala.




Information Technology (IT) continues to evolve at breath taking speed. Understanding the opportunities and threats created by advances in IT is critical for modern-day IT Managers/Officers and this understanding will grow in importance as more and more business is conducted in “virtual” domains in the future. According to the world bank, ICTs have been reckoned globally as tools that can propel national development, promote sustainable development and enable economies to acquire, share and create new ideas, expertise, services and technologies locally, regionally and across the world.


The Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology is a Two semester Postgraduate Course. This Programme is designed to develop and enhance competencies for those either aspiring to be or those working as IT Officers/ Managers in the Public, Private and NGO sectors. The curriculum provides a broad range of theoretical, analytical and practical skills to develop and enhance IT knowledge and skills.


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 modularized 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 Technology option).


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Course Code

IT: 201-28


September 2018 - September 2019

Tuition Fees

Ug.shs.2,720,000= (weekend) Progrmme

Venue and Time

Uganda Management Institute; Kampala.


Teaching Method

In order to develop work-related knowledge, and more so skills and attitudes, the programmes will be delivered using participant-oriented Competency-Based-Learning (CBL) methods and techniques, including but not limited to, interactive lectures, case studies, group/pair work, individualized study, class presentations, guided discovery, seminars, demonstration, role play, debates, problem solving activities, field work, project work, among others.



Uganda Management Institute 

Plot 44-52, Jinja Road, 

P.O Box 20131 Kampala, Uganda 

Tel: +0393 265 138, 0393 265 140, 0414 259 722, 0393 265 139

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Office Telephone: 0200 990970

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The Centre Manager, 

Uganda Management Institute 

District Headquarters Kamukuzi Mbarara, Uganda 

Tel: +0393 265 138, 0393 265 140, 0414 259 722, 0414232748

Mob:+ 256 - 772-315-912

Office:  0200990950



The Centre Manager 

Uganda Management Institute 

P.O Box 1842, Maluku Drive Road Mbale, Uganda. 

Tel: +0393 265 138, 0393 265 140, 0414 259 722

Mob:+256 - 773-010-095

Office: 0200990960


Plot 44-52, Jinja Road,
P.O Box 3303030 Kampala, Uganda 

Telephone: +256-393 265 138, +256-312 721000 
+256 414 259 722