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:
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.
The objectives of this programme are to:
- Introduce the students to the concepts and principles of risk and risk management in the digital era.
- Equip students with knowledge and skills needed to carry out risk management.
- Produce graduates who can integrate theory and practice to work efficiently and effectively in organizations.
- Explore ways of prediction, identification and risk management.
- Train the students for lifelong learning in risk management and other related fields.
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)
Students entry through A’ level must have at least one principal pass and two subsidiary passes at Advanced level of education
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 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: Ugx. 1,200,000 per semester
- 20,000 NCHE Constitution (non – refundable, one off)
- 100,000 (Development fund)
- 50,000 (Application Fee)
For more details, Please check the application procedure below.
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.