POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN AGRICULTURAL RISK MANAGEMENT AND FINANCE (DAF-ARF) The Uganda Institute of Banking and Financial Services is a professional body offering Banking and Microfinance training.

The Registrar hereby invites applications for admission to the Post Graduate Diploma in Agricultural Risk Management and Finance Programme for the academic year 2017. This is a nine (9) month course done in partnership and awarded by the Mountains of the Moon University (MMU).

Mode of delivery
The programme is to be delivered through an evening study mode. Lectures will be held from Monday to Friday from 6.00 pm to 9.00 pm

Target group
Senior staff in Agriculture financing and lending in Commercial banks, Credit Institutions, MDIs, Microfinance Institutions, SACCOs, Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and fisheries personnel, Ministry of Finance Planning & Economic Development personnel, consultants, researchers, NGO staff such as Grants Officers, program managers/Officers and as well as fresh graduates wishing to acquire a postgraduate qualification for a career in financial services.

Course Content

  •  Agricultural Risk I
  •  Agricultural Value-Chain Analysis
  •  Agricultural Credit Analysis
  •  Agric-Finance Partnership Management
  •  Business Economics
  •  Introduction to Financial Sector Development
  •  Agric-Business Internship
  •  Decision Analysis for Agribusiness
  •  Project planning and investment analysis
  •  Agribusiness Production Management
  •  Strategic Management for Agribusiness
  •  Financial Mgt for Agribusiness
  •  Agricultural Risk II
  •  Financial Sector Internship

Admission requirements

Applicants to the Post Graduate Diploma in Agricultural Risk Management and Finance must meet the minimum requirements for admission to the programme as set by National Council for higher Education. Specifically, applicants should possess the following requirements:

  1.  At least second class degree from a recognized University OR
  2.  A holder a recognized professional qualification in Accounting, Diploma in banking/Certified Professional Banker

Tuition fees

Ugandan: UGX 2,460,000 (Entire Programme)

International students: UGX 3,460,000

Functional Fees

Identity Card

10,000

 Membershipm fee

 65,000

 Examination fee

 200,000

 Technology fee

 45,000

 NCHE Fee

 20,000

 Internship / project

 400,000

 Administration fee

 200,000

Total functional fees 940,000

Bank Drafts should be made in favour of "The Uganda Institute of Banking and Financial Services"

Application Procedure:

  1. Hard copies of application forms can be obtained from the Institute upon payment of an application fee of Ug.UGX 20,000/= (Ugandan applicants) or Ug.UGX 50,000 (international Applicants).
  2. The completed application forms together with certified copies of academic certificates and transcripts, and two (2) letters of references should be submitted to the Institute by 20th January 2018.
  3. The Evening Intake Class commences on 19th February 2018 whereas the Weekend intake class Commences on 25th August 2018

Detailed information about the above programmes can be obtained from:
The Registrar's Department
The Uganda Institute of Banking & Financial Services
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