Diploma in Records Management

Minimum Entry Requirements
The minimum entry requirement to the Diploma in Records 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 Records Management is two years.

Year One Semester One

CODE NAME

LH

PH

CH

CU

DRM 1101 Records management

60

30

75

5

DRM 1102 Document Work and Information Service

40

10

45

3

DRM 1103 Store keeping I

40

40

60

4

DRM 1104 Paleography & Oral History

45

30

60

4

DRM 1105 Principles of ICT

45

30

60

4

DRM 1106 Computer Applications I

20

50

45

3

DRM 1107 Records Management Project I

10

130

75

5

Total

260

320

420

28

Year One Semester Two

CODE NAME

LH

PH

CH

CU

DRM 1201 Archival Management

60

30

75

5

DRM 1202 Records Organization and Process

30

30

45

3

DRM 1203 Legal and Policy Aspects of Records

40

10

45

3

DRM 1204 Management of Financial Records

45

30

60

4

DRM 1205 Communication skills

40

40

60

4

DRM 1206 Computer Applications II

20

50

45

3

DRM 1207 Records Management Project II

10

130

75

5

DRM 1208 Fieldwork

10

130

75

5

Total

255

450

480

32

Year Two Semester One

CODE NAME

LH

PH

CH

CU

DRM 2101 Management of Electronic Records

45

30

60

4

DRM 2102 Database Management Systems

30

30

45

3

DRM 2103 Office management

45

30

60

4

DRM 2104 Reference Services

30

30

45

3

DRM 2105 Research Methods

35

50

60

4

DRM 2106 Library Software

20

50

45

3

DRM 2107 Records Management Project III

10

130

75

5

Total

215

350

390

26

Year Two Semester Two

CODE NAME

LH

PH

CH

CU

DRM 2101 Management of Electronic Records

45

30

60

4

DRM 2102 Database Management Systems

30

30

45

3

DRM 2103 Office management

45

30

60

4

DRM 2104 Reference Services

30

30

45

3

DRM 2105 Research Methods

35

50

60

4

DRM 2106 Library Software

20

50

45

3

DRM 2107 Records Management Project III

10

130

75

5

Total

215

350

390

26

Program Load

To qualify for the award of the Diploma in Records Management, a candidate must obtain 113 credit units distributed as follows:

Year One Semester One 28
Year One Semester Two 32
Year Two Semester One 26
Year Two Semester Two 26
Total 113