Kampala University
Welcome to Kampala University

KAMPALA UNIVERSITY (KU)

P.O BOX 25454 Kampala-Uganda

Tel: +256 393 111 294, +256 772 450 601

Mob: +256 712 943 632

Email: admission@ku.ac.ug

Background

Kampala University (KU) is a fully fledged, private, chartered, recognized and accredited university in Uganda.

KU was founded in 1999. The founding Vice Chancellor, Badru Katerega, together with other academics and entrepreneurs pooled resources to establish the university. It received its license from the Uganda National Council for Higher Education in 2000.

Kampala University (KU) is affiliated with the East African University (TEAU) in Kitengela, Kenya, Badru Katerega, the Vice Chancellor of KU, also serves as chairman of the board of trustees of TEAU.

As of March 2016, KU maintained the following campuses;

  1. Ggaba: The main campus is in a neighbourhood in Makindye Division, approximately 10 kilometres Southeast of the Central business district (CBD) of Kampala, the capital and largest city of Uganda.
  2. Old Kampala: Located in another Kampala neighbourhood, approximately 3 kilometres, Southwest of the city’s CBD.
  3. Masaka: Approximately 133 kilometres Southwest of Kampala on the highway to Mbarara.
  4. Luweero: Approximately 65 kilometres by road, north of Kampala on the Kampala-Gulu Highway.
  5. Mutundwe: in a neighbourhood in the newly created town of Ssabagabo, Wakiso District, about 8 kilometres, by road, Southwest of Kampala’s Central Business District.
  6. Jinja: about 82 kilometres by road, east of Kampala along the Kampala-Jinja Highway.

Chancellor

Prof Mondo Kagonyera

Vice Chancellor

Owek. Amb Al-Haj. Prof – Emerrritus Badru Dungu Katerega Ssalongo

KU Academic Programmes Offered

Kampala University offers a range of accredited courses that includes PhD, Masters, Postgraduate, Undergraduate, Diploma and Certificate Courses under the following Faculties.

They are Seven in number;

  1. Faculty of Industrial Art and Design – Ggaba campus
  2. Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology – Ggaba campus
  3. Faculty of Business and Management – Ggaba campus
  4. Faculty of Social Sciences – Ggaba campus
  5. Faculty of Natural Science – Ggaba campus
  6. Faculty of Nursing and Health Science – Mutundwe campus
  7. Faculty of Filmmaking – Kampala Film School – Ggaba campus

Masters’ Programmes

Faculty of Computing and Information Technology

CourseDuration
Master in Computer Science2 Years
Master of Information Technology2 Years
Master in Data Communication and Software Engineering2 Years
Master in Information System2Year

Economics

CourseDuration
M.A in Economic Policy and Planning2 Years
M.A in Economic Policy and Management2 Years
M.A in Economics2 Years

Business Administration and Management

CourseDuration
Master of Business Administration and Management
2 Years
Master of Human Resource Management2 Years
Master of Public Administration and Management2 Years
Master of Arts in Organisation Development2 Years

Environmental Science

CourseDuration
MSC. In Environmental Science2 Year
MSC. In Environmental Engineering2 Years


MSC. In Environmental Management2 Year

Arts and Social Science

CourseDuration
M.A Educational Management2 Years
M.Ed. in Special Needs Education2 Years
M.Ed. in ECDE2 Years
M.Ed in Language and Literature Education2 Years
M.Sc. in Human Resource Management in Education2 Years
M.S. Ed in Educational Phycology2 Years
MSc. In Information Science2 Years
M.Ed. in Information & Communication Technology2 Years
Master in Peace and Conflict Studies2 Years
Master of Social Works & Community Development2 Years
Master of Guidance & Counselling2 Years
Master in Diplomacy & International Relations2 Years
Master in Development Studies2 Years

Public Health

CourseDuration
Master in Public Health2 Years
Master of Science in Health  Services2 Years

Post Graduate Programmes

CourseDuration
PGD in Public Administration
PGD in Peace and Conflicts Studies2 Years
PGD in Education2 Years
PGD in Project Planning and Management2 Years
PGD in Business Administration2 Years
PGD in Diplomacy & International Relations2 Years

Under Graduate Programmes

CourseDuration
Economics3 Years
Procurement and Logistics3 Years
Business Administration3 Years
Business Computing3 Years
Environment Management3 Years
Secretarial Information and Management3 Years
Leisure, Tourism and Hotel Management3 Years
Human Resource Management3 Years
Credit Management3 Years
Comp Science and Information Technology3 Years
Industrial Art & Design3 Years
Fashion Design3 Years
Interior Design3 Years
Public Health3 Years
Mass Communication3 Years
Social Works & Social Administration3 Years
Public Administration3 Years
Political Science3 Years
Development Studies3 Years
Guidance & Counselling3 Years
Filming Making3 Years
Education (Arts)3 Years
Science Education3 Years
B. Agriculture and Community Development 3 Years
Bachelor of Law4 Years

Diploma Programmes

Economics2 Years
Procurement and Logistics2 Years
Business Computing2 Years
Environmental Management2 Years
Secretarial Information and Office Management2 Years
Leisure, Tourism & Hotel Management2 Years
Human Resource Management2 Years
Credit Management2 Years
Camp Science & Information Technology2 Years
Fashion Design2 Years
Mass Communication2 Years
Social Works and Social Administration2 Years
Public Administration2 Years
Filming Making2 Years
Education (Arts)2 Years
Science Education2 Tears
Agriculture and Community Development2 Years
Law3 Years

Certificate Programmes

CourseDuration
Procurement and Logistics1 Year
Business Administration1 Year
Business Computing1 Year
Environmental Management1 Year
Secretarial Information and Office Management1 Year
Leisure, Tourism and Hotel Management1 Year
Human Resource Management1 Year
Credit Management1 Year
Camp Science and Information Technology1 Year
Industrial Art and Design2 Year
Fashion Design1 Year
Interior Design1 Year
Mass Communication1 Year
Social Work and Social Administration1 Year
Public Administration1 Year
Political Science1 Year
Development Studies1 Year
Guidance and Counselling1 Year
CISCO1 Year
Pre-University1 Year
English1 Year

Intakes in Year

  • January intake
  • May – September intake

Graduation

Usually in March