Postgraduate in Information Systems & Technology

The Post Graduate Diploma in Information Systems and Technology (PIST) is aimed at fast-tracking high-potential young graduates, into the world of Information Technology and Information Systems. By combining a broad understanding of Information Systems and Technology concepts, practical applications and immediate transfer of learning to the work environment, PIST students are at an advantage. Through a combination of classroom lectures, case studies, Information technology simulations and Projects, and Information system field trips, students will gain immediate insight into the world of Information Technology and Information Systems.

The programme will also give students the opportunity to develop interpersonal and problem-solving skills, to manage risks and uncertainty, and gain analytical and financial expertise.The curriculum enables students to master the fundamentals of Information Systems Principles, latest technologies and best practices in Information technology. Students are prepared to face a challenging market by gaining knowledge of Informations systems and how they operate, strategic planning and management of the information systems, learning about Information Systems functions and there integration in business operations in the current market trends and compete in today's competitive world.

Year of Study Semester Course Code Course Name
Year One Semester One PBM 1101 Financial Accounting
    PBM 1102 Organisation Theory and Management
    PBM 1103 Business Law
    PBM 1104 Marketing Management
    BAM1105 Computer Fundamentals & Application
    PBM 1105 Managerial Economics
    PBM 1201 Business statistics
Year One Semester Two PBM 1201 Financial Management
    PBM 1202 Strategic Planning and Management
    PBM 1203 Research Methods
    PBM 1205 Business Operations Management
    PBM 1204 Business Ethics
    PBM 1206 Human Resource Management

Programme Objectives

PIST graduates will find careers in number of fields in Information Technology world as well as non-information technology organizations as, Information Technology managers, Systems Managers, Systems Administrators, Database Administrators as well as in field of operations as Chief Information Officers

Minimum Requirements: A Bachelors Degree from a recognized institution.

Fees/Semester (UGX) Years of Study
1,530,000 1

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