This programme is blended with models and concepts from social sciences disciplines to raise more efficient and resourceful public managers/administrators. The curriculum provides a broad range of analytical and conceptual skills in critical areas needed to manage public affairs in a changing public sector environment.
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Applicants to this program must meet the following requirements;
- Have a Bachelor’s Degree from an institution of higher learning recognized and accredited by NCHE in any area of study.
- Have a professional qualification deemed equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized professional body.
- A postgraduate diploma in any relevant discipline from a recognized Institution of higher learning may receive some exemptions based on the UTAMU policy as long as some courses are deemed to have been previously covered.
Duration of the Program
The PGD in PA programme is proposed to have the following courses offered within two semesters:
|Year One: Semester One|
|Year 1||Course Name||LH||PH||TH||CH||CU|
|PA 502||Public Financial Management||30||-||30||45||3|
|PA 504||Public Administration Theory & Practice||30||30||45||3|
|ME 500||Monitoring & Evaluation: Paradigms, Principles & Concepts||30||-||30||45||3|
|LW 500||Administrative Law||45||-||-||45||3|
|HR 501||Human Resource Planning & Development||30||-||30||45||3|
|TM 500||Research Methods||30||30||45||3|
|Year One: Semester Two|
|PA 501||Public Policy Design & Management||30||-||30||45||3|
|PA 503||Corporate Governance & Decision Making||30||-||30||45||3|
|PA 506||Comparative Public Administration||30||-||30||45||3|
|PA 507||Decentralization & Local Governance||45||45||3|
|PP 501||Public Procurement Management & Administration||45||-||-||45||3|
|PA 505||Public Service Management||30||-||30||45||3|
Fees per semester
|Fees per semester||Functional Fees||Application Fees|
|1,400,000 UGX||300,000 UGX||50,000 UGX|
International students pay international student tuition fees which is rated in dollars and this specifically covers only the cost of teaching and many student support services. This tuition below is per academic session and includes both the tuition and functional fees.
|Category of Programme||Fees per academic session (USD)||Application / Admission Fee|