Diploma in Library and Information Management

Minimum Entry Requirements
The minimum entry requirement to the Diploma in Library and Information Management is:

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

2. Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) with 1 Principal pass and two subsidiaries obtained at the same sitting or its equivalent.

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

4. A Certificate from a recognized institution of higher learning.

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

Year One Semester One

Code

Name

LH

PH

CH

CU

DLIM 1101 Library Classification Theory & Practice

30

60

60

4

DLIM 1102 Library cataloging Theory and Practice

30

60

60

4

DLIM 1103 Library Administration

45

30

60

4

DLIM 1104 Library & Information Routines

30

30

45

3

DLIM 1105 Principles of ICT

45

30

60

4

DLIM 1106 Computer Applications I

20

50

45

3

DLIM 1107 Library and Information Science Project I

10

130

75

5

Total

210

390

405

27

Year One Semester Two

Code Name

LH

PH

CH

CU

DLIM 1201 Records Management

60

30

75

5

DLIM 1202 Book Trade Publishing

50

20

60

4

DLIM 1203 Library Design and Management

40

40

60

4

DLIM 1204 Information & Reference Services

50

20

60

4

DLIM 1205 Information Technology II

20

50

45

3

DLIM 1206 Communication skills

40

40

60

4

DLIM 1207 Library and Information Science Project II

10

130

75

5

DLIM 1208 Fieldwork

10

130

75

5

Total

280

460

510

34

Year Two Semester One

Code Name

LH

PH

CH

CU

DLIM 2101 Database management systems

30

30

45

3

DLIM 2102 Management of Information Resources & Systems

50

20

60

4

DLIM 2103 Research Methods

35

50

60

4

DLIM 2104 Library Software

20

50

45

3

DLIM 2105 Library and Information Science Project III

10

130

75

5

Total

145

280

285

19

Year Two Semester Two

Code Name

LH

PH

CH

CU

DLIM 2201 Bibliographic Services

30

30

45

3

DLIM 2202 Community Information services

40

10

45

3

DLIM 2203 Entrepreneurship Skills

50

20

60

4

DLIM 2204 Library and Information Science Project IV

10

130

75

5

Total

130

190

225

15

Program Load

To qualify for the award of the Diploma in Library and Information Management, a candidate must obtain 95 credit units distributed as follows:

Year One Semester One 27
Year One Semester Two 34
Year Two Semester One 19
Year Two Semester Two 15
Total 95