Postgraduate Diploma in Management - DIMA


DIMA is a one-year programme that provides participants with advanced knowledge, skills and competencies in the key functional areas of management. Through use of case studies, hands on approaches, face to face presentations and group discussions, participants’ management competencies will be enhanced to be successful managers and leaders in the challenging and diverse environment in which they find themselves. Participants will be exposed to tools that will enable them to develop sound organizational strategy and processes, relationships with stakeholders, and capability to successfully compete in contemporary business environment. The course is comprised of 4 basic and 8 core totaling to 12 modules. It is modularized to enable participants study at their convenience by either completing the whole course in two semesters or by completing its modules over a period of three (3) consecutive years. Participants who obtain the Postgraduate Diploma with at least a second-Class Award may be admitted to the Master in Management Studies (MMS) Degree Programme (Management Option).

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. Customer Relations Management
6. Productivity & Quality Management
1. Business Policy and Strategic Management
2. Human Resource Management
3. Project Planning and Management
4. Financial Accounting& Management
5. Entrepreneurship
6. Administrative and Business Law

Fees Structure



Tuition (Annual)



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) 
Study Time: Evening (Monday – Thursday)
Duration: 1 year
Assessment: Participants are assessed through continuous practical exercises, course work and written examinations.
Target Group: People working in Ministries, Non-Government Organizations, Local Government Authorities and agencies. In terms of geographical scope, the program will attract Ugandans and it is open to other nationals from the regional and international Community

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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