Diploma in Risk Management

IFIS is accredited by the National Council of Higher Education

What You Will Learn?

Upon successful completion of this programme, the students will be able to:

  • Impart knowledge about Risk Management.
  • Demonstrate the concepts and principles of risk and risk management in the digital era.
  • Apply the knowledge and skills needed to carry out risk management.
  • Utilize the theory and practice to work effectively and efficiently in organizations as risk managers.
  • Predict, identify and manage risk.
  • Pursue further studies.

About this Programme

This is a two-year programme which equips graduates with knowledge and technical (practical) skills in Risk Management. The duration is broken down into four semesters.

This programme is about exploring the aspects of risk management in a digital world. It equips the students with knowledge and skills predicting, identifying and managing risk in a digital world. It equips students with investigative skills and knowledge on how to predict a risk, identify a risk and manage it using a computer or using the knowledge of ICT.

Programme Objectives

  1. The objectives of this programme are to:

    1. Introduce the students to the concepts and principles of risk and risk management in the digital era.
    2. Equip students with knowledge and skills needed to carry out risk management.
    3. Produce graduates who can integrate theory and practice to work efficiently and effectively in organizations.
    4. Explore ways of prediction, identification and risk management.
    5. Train the students for lifelong learning in risk management and other related fields.

Intakes

The institute has two intakes;

January Intake – 6th January 2020 (Application Deadline – 16th December 2019)
August Intake – 12th August 2020 (Application Deadline – End of July 2020)

Entry Requirements

Direct Entry:
Students entry through A’ level must have at least one principal pass and two subsidiary passes at Advanced level of education

Certificate Entry
A certificate from a recognized institution of higher learning with a credit and three passes at ordinary level on one sitting or its equivalent.

Foundation Programme
Foundation or Bridging course approved by NCHE

Category of Application

Advanced Level Certificate Entrant (Direct Entrant)
This is for a student who finished A’ level and got a certificate.

Degree Holder Entrant
This applies to a student with a bachelors degree in a course relevant to a diploma they want to take on

Diploma Holder Entrant:
This applies to a student who did and passed on a diploma level

Credit Transfer Entrant
This applies to a student who would want there credits from a previously studied course unit to be considered in the diploma they want to apply for

Tuition

Tuition: Ugx. 1,200,000 per semester
Other Fees:

  1. 20,000 NCHE Constitution (non – refundable, one off)
  2. 100,000 (Development fund)
  3. 50,000 (Application Fee)

For more details, Please check the application procedure below.

Application is made through filling an application form obtained at a non-refundable application fee of Ugx. 50,000 [Payable to Diamond Trust Bank A/c: 0047278001] at the Institute, Ntinda Complex, Block B, Level 4. You may also download the application form and provide proof of payment to Diamond Trust Bank A/c: 0047278001 on submission.

The application form must be fully filled and the relevant academic documents attached. It must be returned to the Admissions Office of the Institute according to the set deadline dates obtained from the Admissions office.

Applications forms are available at a non-refundable fee of Ugx. 50,000 [Payable to Diamond Trust Bank A/c: 0047278001]

The application form must be fully filled and the relevant academic documents attached. It must be returned to the Admissions Office of the Institute according to the set deadline dates obtained from the Admissions office.

  1. Check with the Admissions office at the Institute 0n 0784-270586 / 0782-150170 to see if placements are still available for the semester.
  2. Get an application form from the Institute (Ugx. 50,000) [Payable to Diamond Trust Bank A/c: 0047278001],
    OR
    Download the form (Click here), fill it and return it to the Institute with a confirmation of payment of Ugx. 50,000 [Payable to Diamond Trust Bank A/c: 0047278001].
  3. On returning the application form, you’ll receive a coupon showing the date when the results of the application will be out.
  4. Admitted students shall be published on the Institute’s website and successful applicants shall then proceed to pick their admission letters.
  5. After admission, one may be required to pay a non-refundable tuition fee deposit in order to confirm your vacancy.

Application forms shall be processed and shortlists made by the Admissions Office shall be forwarded to the Institute Admissions Committee. The committee shall grant or deny the admission. The applicant’s file shall be reviewed for completeness and a letter shall be given indicating admission, pending fulfillment of the requirements.
All documents received by the Institute in connection with an application for admission will become the property of Institute of Forensics and ICT Security. Admission places of students who are admitted and fail to report will be filed. However, material will only be held for a period of only one year if the student notifies the Admissions Office in writing of postponement of enrollment.

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