Join our Degree, Diploma or Certificate intake in JAN & FEB | APR & MAY | AUG & SEP

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Diploma in Secretarial & Administrative Studies


A Diploma in Journalism is a program designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for a career in the field of journalism and media. This diploma program typically covers a wide range of subjects related to news reporting, writing, editing, media ethics, digital journalism, and multimedia storytelling.

Admission Requirements

‘A’ Level and above or Certificate in Secretarial Course the equivalent qualifications.

Program Highlights

Office Administration: Students learn the fundamentals of office administration, including office procedures, file management, and workflow coordination. They gain skills in scheduling appointments, managing calendars, and organizing meetings. Students also learn about office technologies and tools used in modern administrative settings.

Business Communication: The program focuses on developing effective communication skills in a business context. Students learn to communicate professionally through written correspondence, emails, reports, and presentations. They gain skills in handling telephone calls, managing client inquiries, and providing excellent customer service.

Record Keeping and Documentation: Students learn about proper record-keeping practices, including file organization, data entry, and document management. They gain skills in maintaining accurate and up-to-date records, handling confidential information, and complying with data protection regulations.

Time Management and Organization: The program emphasizes the importance of time management and organizational skills in administrative roles. Students learn techniques for prioritizing tasks, managing deadlines, and maximizing productivity. They gain skills in multitasking, problem-solving, and adapting to changing priorities.

Office Technology and Software: Students become familiar with commonly used office software and technologies. They learn to utilize word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software effectively. Students gain skills in using database management systems, email clients, and other office productivity tools.

Functional Fees
Functional fees paid by each new student.
Item Semester 1 Semester 2
Application Fee – Per Year 60,000 N/A
Registration Fee – Per Year 30,000 N/A
Identity Card – Per Year 25,000 N/A
Examination Fee - Per Semester 100,000 100,000
Library Fee – Per Semester 70,000 70,000
Development Fee – Per Year 60,000 N/A
Guild Fee – Per Year 25,000 N/A
Sports Fee – Per Year 20,000 N/A
Medical Fee – Per Year 50,000 30,000


A UGX 20,000 NCHE Fee is paid annually and directly to the National Council for Higher Education by the applicant upon enrolment.

Hostel accommodation for male and female students is available at Buwambo Campus at a fee of UGX 550,000 per quarter (Inclusive of accommodation and meals).

All students in the hostel will be required to bring toiletries.

Where to Bank

All payments should be made in any of the following Banks or their Branches throughout the country in the name of YMCA Comprehensive Institute.

Bank Account Number
Bank of Africa 02022350002
Housing Finance Bank 121160377300
Centenary Bank 3710600053
Stanbic Bank 9030005853000
Equity Bank 1039200875951

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