Uganda Petroleum Institute Kigumba, UPIK Courses and Fees Structure 2023/2024

The Uganda Petroleum Institute also referred to as the Kigumba Petroleum Institute. The government of Uganda owns the Uganda Petroleum Institute. It is for training, research and consultancy in the petroleum sector. It started operating in 2009 and got its first batch of students in 2010. Get more information on UPIK Courses and Fees Structure for 2023/2024 as you read on.

UPIK Courses and Fees

In 2014, the institute added five new internationally recognized programs in addition to the existing ones. The main purpose of this is to graduate “highly qualified and specialized” technicians needed by oil companies across the world. The institute also plans to work in close collaboration with the Ugandan oil industry to graduate over 220 students annually.

Uganda Petroleum Institute Kigumba, UPIK Courses and Fees Structure 2023/2024


ID Course Name Duration
DDPO Diploma in Downstream Petroleum Operations (DDPO) 2 Years
DUPO Diploma in Upstream Petroleum Operations (DUPO) 2 Years
IHSP International Health & Safety Passport 2 Weeks
IVQ – DPO IVQ – Downstream Petroleum Operations 12 Months
IVQ – EM IVQ – Electrical Maintenance 12 Months
IVQ – IM IVQ – Instrumentation Maintenance 12 Months
IVQ – MM IVQ – Mechanical Maintenance 12 Months
IVQ – RO IVQ – Rigging Operations 2 Months
IVQ – UPO IVQ – Upstream Petroleum Operations 12 Months
IVQ – SO IVQ – Scaffolding Operations 2 Months

Get information on the admission requirements HERE.

Fees Structure

1 Tuition Fees 300,000/=per term
2 Development fees 35,000/= per year
3 Registration fees 25,000= per year
4 Guild fees 10,000= per term
5 Unsa fees 7,000= per term
6 Identity cards 15,000= per course(Plastic ID)
7 Foundation body fees 20,000= per term (reviewed by Archdiocese)
8 Games and sports fees 20,000= per year
9 Badges 2,000= per course
10 Internal exams /Assessment fees 15,000= per term
11 External exams fees As per UBTEB rates
12 Training materials 50,000= per term
13 Institute T – shirt 15,000= per piece
14 Uniforms 45,000=per pair
15 Protective wears To be brought in kind as per the specifications.
16 Bank charges 2,500= per deposit
17 Medical fees 10,000/=per term
GRAND TOTAL Shs. 571,500

For more information on the available courses, click HERE.

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