Certificate in Library and Information Management

Minimum Entry Requirements
The minimum entry requirement to the Certificate in Library and Information Studies is:

1. Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least 3 passes

2. Qualifications equivalent to Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) as shall be determined by the National Council in consultation with the Uganda National Examinations Board

Duration of the Program
The minimum period to complete the Certificate in Library and Information Studies is two years.

Year One Semester One

Code Name

LH

PH

CH

CU

CLIS 1101 Library Classification theory & practice I

30

60

60

4

CLIS 1102 Library cataloguing theory & Practice

30

60

60

4

CLIS 1103 Library Information routines

45

30

60

4

CLIS 1104 Library Administration

45

30

60

4

CLIS 1105 Basic Communication Skills

40

40

60

4

CLIS 1106 Computer Applications I

20

50

45

3

CLIS 1107 Library & information Science Project I

10

130

75

5

Total

220

400

420

28

Year One Semester Two

Code Name

LH

PH

CH

CU

CLIS 1201 Records Management

60

30

75

5

CLIS 1202 Library Design and Management

40

40

60

4

CLIS 1203 Book Trade Publishing

50

20

60

4

CLIS 1204 Bibliographic Services

30

30

45

3

CLIS 1205 Information & Reference Services

50

20

60

4

CLIS 1206 Computer Applications II

20

50

45

3

CLIS 1207 Library & information Science Project II

10

130

75

5

CLIS 1208 Fieldwork

10

130

75

5

Total

270

450

495

33

Program Load
To qualify for the award of the Certificate in Library and Information Studies, a candidate must obtain 61credit units distributed as follows:

Semester One 28
Semester Two 33
Total 61