Courses at Nkumba university

Courses at Nkumba university

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Nkumba university Journalism students on practice in the recently installed modern radio studio
Nkumba university Journalism students on practice in the recently installed modern radio studio

Nkumba University offers academic programmes at Doctoral, Masters, Bachelors, Diploma and Certificate levels. The programmes run on Day, Evening, Weekend and Distance Learning arrangements.

  Courses and programmes offered at Nkumba University

 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

(NB: The School offers Diploma qualifications in a number of fields indicated hereunder)

  • Bachelor of Business Administration.
  • Bachelor of Human Resource Management .
  • Bachelor of Business Information Technology.
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology.
  • Bachelor of Applied Computing.
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.
  • Bachelor of Networks and Systems Administration.
  • Bachelor of Business Law .
  • Bachelor of Taxation Management.
  • Bachelor of Procurement and Logistics Management .
  • Bachelor of Office Management and Secretarial Studies.
  • Bachelor of Records and Information Management.
  • Bachelor of Multi-lingual Secretarial Studies and Administration.MBA with Specialization in either Accounting & Finance, or Management, or Marketing, or Information Technology.
  • Master of Science in Management .
  • Master of Science in Marketing.
  • Master of Science in Banking and Finance.
  • Master of Science in Human Resource Management
  • Master of Science in Accounting and Finance.
  • Master of Taxation Management.
  • Master of Procurement and Logistics Management.
  • Master of Computing & Information Systems.
  • Master of Information Technology.
  • Master of Human Resource Management.

The School of Business Administration offers PhD programmes by research (3 yrs).

SCHOOL OF SCIENCES

  • Master of Science in Environmental Health.
  • Master of Science in Natural Resources Management.
  • Master of Science in Tourism Planning and Management.
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Environment Impact Assessment.
  • Bachelor of Science in Environment Management.
  • Bachelor of Science in Fisheries Management and Technology.
  • Bachelor of Science in Tourism Operations and Management.
  • Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Management.
  • Bachelor of Science in Petroleum and Mineral Management and Technology.
  • Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness.
  • Bachelor of Science in Financial Engineering.
  • Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences.
  • Bachelor of Science in Hotel Management and Institutional Catering.
  • Bachelor of Science in Home Economics.
  • Diploma in Sustainable Agriculture.
  • Diploma in Environmental Sciences.
  • Diploma in Tourism Operations and Management.
  • Diploma in Wildlife and Forestry Management.
  • Diploma in Fisheries Management and Technology.
  • Diploma in Petroleum and Minerals Management and Technology.
  • Diploma in Agribusiness.
  • Diploma in Biological Sciences.
  • Diploma in Hotel Management and Institutional Catering.
  • Diploma in Home Economics.
  • Certificate in Hotel Operations and Institutional Catering.
  • Certificate in Tourism Operations.
  • Certificate in Sustainable Agriculture.
  • New course programmes to be launched soon in the School of Sciences:
  1. Masters in Hospitality Management.
  2. Post Graduate Diploma in Natural Resources Management.
  3. Bachelor of Science in Public Health.
  4. Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
  5. Diploma in Public Health.
  6. Diploma in General Nursing.

SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

  • Diploma in Public Administration and Management.
  • Diploma in Development Studies.
  • Diploma in HIV/AIDS Education and Management.
  • Bachelors of Arts in Development Studies.
  • Bachelors of Arts in Community-Based Development.
  • Bachelors of Arts in Sociology and Development.
  • Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration and Management.
  • Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Diplomacy.
  • BA in Sustainable Rural Agriculture and Development.
  • BA in Technology and Society.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Development Studies.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Community Based Development.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Sociology and Development.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration and Management.
  • Post-graduate Diploma in International Relations and Diplomacy.
  • Master of Arts in Public Administration and Management.
  • Master of Arts in International Relations and Diplomacy.
  • Master of Arts in Development studies.
  • Master of Arts in Human Rights and Human Development.
  • Master of Arts in Community-Based Development.
  • MA in Development Planning and Management.
  • MA in Security and Strategic Studies.

The School conducts PhD by Research in the fields offered.

SCHOOL OF COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRIAL ART AND DESIGN

  • Master of Commercial, Industrial Art and Design (Textile Design).
  • Master of Commercial, Industrial Art and Design (Fashion Design).
  • Master of Commercial, Industrial Art and Design (Graphic Communication Design).
  • Master of Commercial, Industrial Art and Design (Computer graphics).
  • Master of Commercial, Industrial Art and Design (Sculpture).
  • Master of Commercial, Industrial Art and Design (Jewelery).
  • Master of Commercial, Industrial Art and Design (Painting).
  • Master of Commercial, Industrial Art and Design (Art History).
  • Master of Commercial, Industrial Art and Design (Ceramics).
  • Master of Commercial, Industrial Art and Design (Drawing).
  • Bachelors of Commercial Arts (BACA).
  • Bachelors of Graphic Communication Design (BGCD)
  • Bachelors of Fashion and Textile Design (BFTD).
  • Diploma in Graphic Digital Design (DGDD).
  • Diploma in Interior and Landscape Design (DILD)
  • Diploma in Vocation Arts and Design Studies (DVADS).

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION, HUMANITIES AND SCIENCES

  • Certificate in Early Childhood Care and Development.
  • Certificate in Counseling and Guidance.
  • Certificate in English Language Proficiency.
  • Diplomas in: Early Childhood Care and Development; Primary Education; Education for Secondary Schools; and, Community Disability Studies.
  • Diploma in Journalism.
  • Bachelor of Arts Education for Secondary Schools.
  • Bachelor of Science Education for Secondary Schools.
  • Bachelors degree programmes for Primary Education.
  • Bachelor in Community Disability Studies.
  • Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Care and Development.
  • Bachelor of Science in Journalism (The Weekend and Evening programme  have now been introduced – that is, in addition to the Day programme).
  • Bachelor of Science in Guidance and Counseling.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education Management and Planning.
  • Master of Arts in Education Management and Planning.
  • Master of Arts in Guidance and Counseling.
  • Master of Education (with specialization in a chosen subject area).

The School conducts PhD programmes by research in all areas related to education as well as Guidance and Counseling.

 SCHOOL OF LAW AND INSTITUTE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE

  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B).
  • Bachelor of Criminal Justice (BCJ).
  • Diploma in Criminal Justice (Dip. CJ).

Minimum Entry Requirements

For degree programmes, applicants should have either:

  1. UCE (at least 5 passes) and UACE (at least 2 principal passes); or,
  2. A Diploma qualification awarded at Credit or Distinction level from a recognized institution of Higher Learning; or,
  3. A pass in Mature Age Examinations.

For Diploma programmes, the applicant should have either:

  1. UCE (at least 5 passes) and UACE (at least 1 principal pass) plus 2 subsidiary passes; or,
  2. The equivalent of the above.

For certificate qualifications the minimum entry requirements are:

  1. UCE (at least 5 passes) and UACE (at least 3 subsidiary passes).

 For postgraduate programmes, the applicant should have:

  1. A good first degree from a recognized institution of Higher Learning.

Applications and inquiries regarding admissions for the the different Intakes should be directed to:

For details contact the Academic Registrar, Nkumba University, P O Box 237,Entebbe – UGANDA

Tel:  256 (414) 374994/302283, E-mail:  ar@nkumbauni.ac.ug.

Nkumba university main campus is located 27 kilometers along Kampala-Entebbe Highway.

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