PostGraduate Diploma in Informations Security Management (DISEM)

Kampala Branch


Globally Information security Management has become much more than keeping hackers out of an IT network. It has grown from a departmental management issue to becoming a corporate governance and global issuethat require professional management based on international standards. Information security Management is the “preservation of confidentiality, integrity and availability of information.”

The Postgraduate Diploma in Information security Management is a Two semester Postgraduate Course. This Programme is designed to develop and enhance competencies for those aspiring to either be or those working as Information Security Officers/Managers in the Public, Private and NGO Sectors.

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 security Management option).


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Course Code

IT: 201- 27


September 2019 - September 2020

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Venue and Time

Kampala Branch

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.


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District Headquarters Kamukuzi Mbarara, Uganda 
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Plot 44-52, Jinja Road, P.O Box 20131 Kampala, Uganda. Telephone: +256-312 721 000, +256-417 891 000, +256 752 259 722. Emailadmin@umi.ac.ug