For admission into any of the diploma courses, the applicant must have completed and attained Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (U.A.C.E) or any advanced certificate in the relevant field or any other equivalent qualification. The courses are available in all the study programmes i.e. the day, evening or weekend programme. The duration for each of these courses is two years (four semesters).
National Diploma in Civil Engineering (NDCE)
This course is intended for those students who want to qualify as civil Engineering technicians. It also acts as a bridge to those who desire to pursue Higher Diploma in Construction or a bachelor’s degree in Architecture, civil Engineering or Building economics in future.
2.2.2 National Diploma in Architecture (NDA)
The NDA course is intended for those students who wish to qualify as Architectural Draftsmen. It can act as a bridge to those who desire to pursue a Higher Diploma in construction and or a bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Civil Engineering or Building Economics in future.
2.2.3 National Diploma in Water Engineering (NDWSE)
This course intended for those students who may wish to qualify as water Engineering technicians. It also acts as a bridge to those who may wish to pursue a higher Diploma in Construction or a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering in Future.
2.2.4 National Diploma in Electrical and electronics Engineering (NDEE)
This course is intended for those students who may wish to qualify as Electrical and Electronics technicians. It is also intended for those students who are interested in pursuing a Higher Diploma or a bachelor’s degree in either of the following fields.
(i) Electrical Engineering
- Telecommunication Engineering
- Computer Science Engineering.
2.2.5 National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (NDME)
This course is intended for students who may wish to qualify as Mechanical technicians. The course also acts as a bridge for those interested in pursuing a Higher Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or a bachelor’s degree in either mechanical or Production Engineering.
2.2.6 National Diploma in Refrigeration & Air Conditioning (NDRA)
This one year course allows students to acquire a broad knowledge of the design, installation and service techniques of refrigeration and air conditioning systems for commercial and residential settings.
HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA COURSES
KPM currently offers Higher Diploma courses in two fields namely; Higher National Diploma in Civil Engineering and Higher Diploma in Electrical Engineering. The minimum entry requirement for the Higher Diploma courses is a National Diploma in the relevant field.
Higher National Diploma in Civil Engineering (Building & Civil Engineering) (HNDCE)
This is a 2 year course intended for students who wish to upgrade in their knowledge of Building and civil Engineering. This course can act as a bridge to a bachelor’s degree in Building Economics and a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or to a master’s degree programme.
Higher National Diploma in Electrical Engineering (HNDEE)
This course is intended for students who wish to upgrade and specialize in either of the Following fields:
0) Telecommunication Engineering
- Power supply
- Electrical Machines and Utilization
- Digital Electronics
- Industrial electronics.
Higher National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (HNDME)
This course is set at an intermediate higher education level and is ideal for candidates who may have some knowledge of Mechanical Engineering already and wish to work in higher paid roles. Higher National Diplomas are a well-respected industry qualification for engineering students and employers value the practical as well as theoretical skills that you gain on the programme.
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Kampala Polytechnic Mengo (KPM)
Kampala Polytechnic Mengo (KPM)
Plot 1102 Kabaka Anjagala Road,
opposite Best-buy Supermarket
.Next to Oil-Com Petro Station towards Kabaka's Palace (lubiri)
P.O.Box 14349, Kampala (U)
Phone: +256 414 272673
+256 772 492537
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