Master of Information Technology

  • Programme Code: MIT
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Study time: Weekend
  • Intake: August


The Master of Information Technology (MIT) aims at nurturing graduates who can demonstrate mastery of advanced levels of theoretical and practical ICT knowledge which they can apply in tackling complex global challenges. The Master of Information Technology (MIT) mainly deals with the Management of Information Technology focusing on a number of areas including but not limited to business process management, e-services, computer security, technology modeling, and data management. The Programme is designed to give students a thorough knowledge of the field and to provide a firm foundation for professional growth and research. It develops skills applicable to complex real-world problems by blending theory and practice. The core courses in this programme address challenges related to Enterprise Governance of ICT, Managing ICT Projects, Risk & Change Management, Cyber Security Management, IT Project Management among others. Graduates of this programme are expected to engage in managerial processes that require critical thinking, problem-solving and intensive hands-on to solve real-world problems. The MIT programme will prepare postgraduate students capable of articulating theories and practices that underpin Information Technology with an emphasis on data modeling, information processing, Information technology strategy formulation in business organizations, e-commerce development, and management of Information Technology resources and personnel. The programme consists of lectures, tutorials, practical and individual research projects.

Entry Requirements

To qualify for admission, a candidate must fulfill the general Kabale University entry requirements for master’s degrees, and in addition, the candidate must be a holder of either;

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or any other related field such as Computer Science, Software engineering, Bachelor of Computer with Education, Bachelor of Business Computing, and Computer engineering.

Fees Structure

  • Tuition Fees per Semester (East African): UGX 1,500,000
  • Tuition Fees per Semester (Non East Africans): $730

Application and selection

Course details

  YEAR 1 : SEMESTRE 1        
Course Code Name of Course LH PH CH CU
MIT7101 Information Technology Project Management 45 30 60 4
MIT7102 Research Methods in Computing 30 60 60 4
MIT7103 Advanced Database Design and Management 15 90 60 4
MIT7104 Advanced Management Information System 45 30 60 4
MIT7105 Advanced Systems Analysis and Modeling 45 30 60 4
  Semester Credit Unit       20
  YEAR 1 : SEMESTER 2        
MIT7201 Computer Application in Research 30 60 60 4
MIT7202 Scholarly Writing and Publishing Skills 45 30 60 4
MIT7203 Information Security Management 30 60 60 4
Elective course( Choose any Two)        
MIT7204 Mobile and Wireless Networks 30 30 45 4
MIT7205 Web-based Technologies 15 60 45 4
MIT7206 Advanced Artificial Intelligence 30 30 45 4
  Semester Credit Unit       20
MIT8201 Dissertation 0 180 90 6
Total Credit Units       46
  YEAR 2 : SEMESTRE 1        
MIT8101 Advanced Object Oriented Programming 30 60 60 4
MIT8102 ICT Policy and Cyber Laws 45 30 60 4
MIT8103 Geographical Information Systems 30 60 60 4
Elective course( Choose any Two)  
MIT8104 Big Data Analytics 30 30 45 4
MIT8105 Cloud Computing and Web Security 30 30 45 4
MIT8106 Mobile Software And Content Development 15 60 45 4
  Semester Credit Unit       20
  YEAR 2 : SEMESTRE 2        
MIT8202 Project Report 0 180 90 6
  Semester Credit Unit       66

Career opportunities

Target Audience:

For the predictable future, it is expected that the Master of Information Technology (MIT) programme will continue to attract students/ learners with a wide range of backgrounds. The MIT programme may attract experienced individuals including IT professionals and people seeking career changes. MIT is appropriate and accommodates a wide range of professionals ranging from;

  • Experienced IT professionals seeking to upgrade their skill sets and to understand managerial issues.
  • Experienced management professionals seeking to advance their skills in managing technology projects.
  • Professionals from many engineering fields seeking a change in careers.
  • Postgraduate Diploma holders in IT or computer science who wish to upgrade to Masters Level.
  • This curriculum provides an opportunity for both full time and part-time staff members in the department to upgrade their qualifications.