Diploma in Public Administration and Management

The Diploma in Public Administration and Management program at Kabale University is to provide education to students aspiring to or committed to public service careers. To that end, the program provides an academically rigorous, political science based curriculum relevant to public policy and public management. The program serves a group of academically capable pre-service and in-service students and is an integral part of a major training that affords unique opportunities for public affairs research and public service.

Programme Objectives

  • Promote understanding of the political, social, legal, and economic environments in which public organizations operate;
  • Provide understanding of, and insight into, the nature of the administrative process and bureaucratic behavior, leadership, and decision making;
  • Promote a basic knowledge of skills and techniques required to administer effectively public organizations to include such administrative specialties as budgeting, personnel management and policy evaluation;
  • Promote familiarity with the substantive character of, and problems in the implementation of specific areas of public administration
  • Foster an understanding of values and ethics promoting cultural diversity, democracy, and constitutional principles;
  • Promote written and oral communications skills.

Overview

Code PAK
Duration 2 Years
Study time Fulltime
Intake April & August

Entry requirements

A-Level with at least 1 Principal pass and 2 subsidiary passes, or a certificate in a related field of study

Fees structure

Tuition Fees per Semester (East African) Tuition Fees per Semester (Non East Africans)
UGX. 375,000 $240

Undergraduate Functional Fees (Compulsory)

Computer Laboratory Fees 30,000= (Per Semester)
Contribution to NCHE 20,000= (Per Year)
Development Fund 50,000= (Per Semester)
Examination Fee 50,000= (Per Semester)
Games Union Fee 10,000= (Per Semester)
Identity Card 20,000= (Paid Once)
Library Fee 20,000= (Per Year)
Medicare Fee 30,000= (Per Year)
Registration Fee 20,000= (Per Year)
Research Fee 20,000= (Per year)
Contribution to UNSA 2,000= (per year)
Student Guild Fee 10,000= (Per Semester)
Students’ manual 20,000= (Paid Once)
University Gown 20,000= (Paid Once)
Training materials (For Engineering) 50,000= (per Semester)
Transport fee (Health Sciences only) 170,000= (Per Semester)
Laboratory Fee (Health Sciences only) 200,000= (Per semester)

In-service Functional Fees (Compulsory)

Computer Laboratory Fees 30,000= (Per Semester)
Contribution to NCHE 20,000= (Per Year)
Development Fund 50,000= (Per Semester)
Examination fee 50,000= (per semester)
Games union 10,000= (per Semester)
Identity card fee 20,000= (Paid Once)
Library fee 20,000= (per year)
Medical care 15,000= (per year)
Registration fee 20,000= (per year)
Research Fee 20,000= (per year)
Contribution to UNSA 2,000= (per year)
Student Guild fee 10,000= (per Semester)
Students’ manual 20,000= (Paid Once)
University gown 20,000= (paid once)

Consequential Charges

Certification of academic papers 3,000= (per copy)
Late Registration fee 30,000= (per year)
Lost admission letter replacement 5,000= (per issue)
Lost Certificate/Transcript replacement 50,000= (per issue)
Lost examination card replacement 5,000= (per issue)
Lost Identity Card replacement 20,000= (per issue)
Lost Library card replacement 3,000= (per issue)
Lost registration card replacement 5,000= (per issue)
Retake/missed paper fee 50,000= (per paper)
Special Examination fee 30,000= (per paper)
Surcharge (Late Payment Fee) 50,000= (Per Semester)

Optional

Accommodation 100,000= (Per Semester)

Fieldwork, Study, Industrial Training, Attachment, Internship, School Practice fee

UGX 100,000 (Per Year)
  1. The University Council reserves the right to adjust the fees without prior notice.
  2. These Programmes are run over Weekends, during Fulltime, or in Recess/Holiday Sessions.

Contribution to NCHE should be deposited using a reference number generated via www.schoolpay.co.ug


Download Fess Structure 2020-2021

Application and selection

Course details

  • LH Lecture Hours
  • CH Contact Hours
  • TH Tutorial Hours
  • CU Credit Units

Year One : Semester One

Course Code Course Title LH TH CH CH
DPAM 1101 Introduction to Public Administration 30 30 45 3
DPAM 1102 Principles of Management 30 30 45 3
DPAM 1103 Micro Economics 30 30 45 3
DPAM 1104 Introduction to Political Science 30 30 45 3
DPAM 1105 Computer Literacy 30 30 45 3
DPAM 1106 Basic English Study and Communication Skills 1 30 30 45 3
Semester Two
DPAM 1201 Human Resource Management 30 30 45 3
DPAM 1202 Financial management 30 30 45 3
DPAM 1203 Public Relations 30 30 45 3
DPAM 1204 Project Planning and Management 30 30 45 3
DPAM 1205 Human Rights and Democracy 30 30 45 3
DPAM 1206 Basic English Study and Communication Skills 11 30 30 45 3
DPAM 1207 Internship 45 3
         Year Two: Semester One
Course Code Course Title LH TH 45 3
DPAM 2101 Organizational Psychology 30 30 45 3
DPAM 2102 Essentials in Agriculture 30 30 45 3
DPAM 2103 Social Services in Uganda 30 30 45 3
DPAM 2104 Research Methods 30 30 45 3
DPAM 2105 Community Sustainable Development Strategies 30 30 45 3
DPAM 2106 Principles in entrepreneurship 30 30 45 3
  Semester Two    
DPAM 2201 Materials Management 30 30 45 3
DPAM 2202 Information Systems 30 30 45 3
DPAM 2203 Principles of Business Administration 30 30 45 3
DPAM 2204 Principles of Public Procurement 30 30 45 3
DPAM 2205 Public Private partnerships 30 30 45 3
DPAM 2206 Structure of Public Administration in Uganda 30 30 45 3
DPAM 2207 Research Proposal 3

 

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