Postgraduate Diploma in Procurement and Supply Chain Management - DPSCM


With organisations spending more than 56% of their annual budgets on procurement (PPDA 2014), there is need for individuals that aspire or work in the procurement and supply chain management function to acquire procurement and supply chain management skills. This Programme offers participants with knowledge, skills and attitude in procurement and supply chain management. The programme duration is one academic year (2 semesters) covering 12 modules i.e., 6 modules in semester one and 6 modules in semester two. There are 4 basic modules and 8 core modules with both practical and theoretical areas. The participants will be provided with practical and timely approaches to procurement and supply chain management function in an organization or agency. Participants are exposed to face to face or online presentations and case studies. 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 (Procurement and Supply Chain 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. Public, Private and Third Sector Procurement management
6. Logistics and Supply Chain Management
1. Strategy and Strategic Procurement Management
2. Procurement Ethics & Governance
3. International Procurement Management
4. Operations Management
5. Procurement of Complex Projects and PPPs.
6. Finance in Procurement and Supply

Fees Structure



Tuition (Weekend)



Tuition (Day and Evening)



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)
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: Procurement & supply chain practitioners and professionals working or that aspire to work at strategic, operational, supervisory roles in the procurement and supply chain functions in organisations in the public, private and third sectors.

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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