Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management - DHRM


This Programme is necessary in developing the capacity of Managers to effectively and efficiently manage people in organizations as a capital resource in a strategic and coherent manner, considering them as the most important resource that the organization will ever have, to nurture motivate and utilize them in the most effective and efficient manner. This programme bridges the gap that exist in people management styles preparing them to manage the human resources in the non convention ways and be be able to align the human resources of the organization to the organization plans. The programme is also intended to prepare the Human Resource Managers to get involved in board room issues where the strategic objectives of the organizations are formulated enabling them to strategically align human resource management issues to the overall objectives of the organizations. At the end of the Programme, participants shall be able to Identify and develop effective strategies of managing the global labor market information and use this information to align human resource requirements to the organizational objectives and also Apply basic labour laws of Uganda and administer wage and salaries in organizations

Admissions Requirements

  1. A Good Degree from a Recognised University, OR a Recognised Relevant Professional Qualification and at least One years of working experience.
  2. Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least 5 passes and at least two principal passes at Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education(UACE) obtained at the same sitting.
  3. If an applicant gained entrance to University through other means original documents to that effect should be presented.
    1. Mature Age Entry certificate, 25 years and above and accredited by the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE).
    2. Diploma Entry obtained at credit/distinction level from a recognised institution.
  4. The minimum duration for the Bachelor’s degree should be three years.

Program Details

1. Management Skills Improvement
2. Management Information Systems
3. Research Methods
4. Quantitative Methods in Decision Making
5. Employment Law and Industrial Relations
6. Managing Human Resources
1. Human Resource Planning
2. Job Analysis and Reward Management
3. Training of Trainers
4. Organization Behaviour and Development
5. Financial Accounting and Management
6. Results Oriented Management and Public Policy

Fees Structure



Tuition (Annual) - Weekend


Tuition (Day and Evening)



Tuition (Other Branches)



Application (Paid after Applying)40,000$16
Registration (Functional Fee)100,000$35
Examination (Functional Fee)120,000$40
Development (Functional Fee)250,000$80

NCHE Fee (Click Here for Instructions)

Student' Council (Functional Fee)20,000$5
Library (Functional Fee)80,000$30
Indentity Card (Functional Fee)20,000$5
Journal (Functional Fee)30,000


School: Business and Management
Branch: Kampala (Evening & Weekend) | Mbarara, Gulu & Mbale (Weekend Only)
Study Time: Evening (Monday – Thursday) | Weekend (Saturday & Sunday [08:30  – 17:00])
Duration: 1 year
Assessment: Participants are assessed through continuous practical exercises, course work and written examinations.
Target Group: Potential change management drivers in the public, private and NGOs sectors. Specifically; Human Resource Practitioners, Consultants involved in Human Resource Management activities like Recruitment and Selection, Training and Development, Reward Management experts, counselors and all private business men and women who are directly responsible for handling people and all line managers in both private and public organizations.

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Requirements Needed to Apply

The Basic Requirements for the whole process include:

  • An email address and contact number
  • Your Academic Documents to pick details like Award Institution, Index Number (O and A level), year of award, etc.
  • A Laptop/Computer with a Stable Internet Connection
  • Click to access Guideline for the Online Application
  • Note that a PDF Document (With all Qualifications) is attached after submitting the form
  • The Payment (40,000 UGX) is made after Attaching the Documents