A Program for Postgraduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management

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Kabale University


The programme of PGDPPM is a one-year programme and is hosted by the Faculty of Economics and Management Sciences (FEMS). The programme consists of Course works & Examinations and all courses are compulsory to all students. Students who undertake and pass this programme and wish to upgrade to a Masters degree in Project Planning and Management will only do dissertation and related methodology and compulsory second year courses. Applicants to the Postgraduate Diploma program must meet the general requirements for admission to Graduate Programmes set by National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) and Kabale University. Specially, applicants must possess the following: A Bachelor’s degree with at least lower second-class honors from a recognized institution; OR 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, a professional qualification equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized professional body. Keywords: Postgraduate Diploma, Project Planning, Management, Kabale University


The programme aims at providing participants with knowledge and skills necessary for effective performance in the role of project manager. It adopts a generic approach to project management and is designed for projects in construction and engineering, events management, research and development, community services, trade, tourism and agricultural projects. The programme consists of 13 compulsory taught courses while the second part will involve a project inform of an extended essay.


Postgraduate Diploma, Project Planning, Management, Kabale University