Post Graduate Diploma in Gender and Local Economic Development

POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN GENDER AND LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

At School of Women and Gender Studies, Makerere University, Uganda

One year course with 2 semesters: First semester starts in August 2015

Day or weekend program

APPLY IMMEDIATELY, APPLICATIONS CLOSE BY 27TH MARCH 2015.

Application forms are available in Senate Building, Room 307, Makerere University.

International participants can download application at http://rgt.mak.ac.ug/key-downloads/application-form-admission-post-graduate-program

Applications are requested from females and males with various skills, practice in activities within private companies, district and central government staff, financial institutions, health, education, agricultural and other sectors, institutions, insurance, community level actors, universities, workers in Development partner organizations and any other type of work.

Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in any field of study. Those with Masters, who are interested in this course, are also welcome. Certified copy of the Academic Transcript is required with application.

Application forms “are obtainable from 3rd Floor, Senate Building, Room 307, after payment of an application fee of Ug.shs 50,000/= (Ugandan applicants) and Ug. Shs. 151,500 (International Applicants) to any Stanbic Bank Branch and DFCU Bank using Makerere University paying-in-bank slips.  International applicants can pay by bank draft as cheques will not be honoured”.

The Gender and Local Economic Development Postgraduate course is a one year programme, undertaken for two semesters. It responds to various gender and Local Economic Development (LED) capacity needs as well as actions identified within the international, national, sub-national and community context.

The Programme enables participants to learn and apply gender focused content and practice for Local Economic Development (LED) focusing on the pillars of Local Economic Governance; Locality Development; and Enterprise Development. Cross cutting concerns are also focused on including Gender Equity and Women’s Empowerment; Human Rights; Access to Commercial Justice; Natural Resource Management and Environmental changes including Climate change; as well as Psycho – Social Support integrated with Economic regeneration.

For any further information you may need, please contact:

The Coordinator, Gender and Local Economic Development Programme (GLED)

School of Women and Gender Studies, Kampala, Uganda

Tel: +256(0)414531484; email: genderandled2@gmail.com