Kyambogo University

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Type Public University Teacher Training College Professional Institution
Ownership Government Aided School
Gender Mixed School
Religion Secular School

To be a Centre of Academic and Professional Excellence.

To advance and promote knowledge and development of skills in Science, Technology and Education, and in such other fields having regards for quality, equity, progress and transformation of society.

Courses offered at Kyambogo University


The Faculty offers the following programmes:

  • Master of Arts in Literature
  • Master of Arts in Religious studies
  • Master of Arts in History
  • Master of Arts in Geography
  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Work and Social Administration
  • Bachelor of Arts in Micro finance
  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Statistics
  • Bachelor of Arts with Education
  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences
  • Bachelor of Arts in Arts
  • Diploma in Library and Information Science
  • Diploma in Education secondary (French)
  • Diploma in Music and Theatre Arts
  • Diploma in Microfinance
  • Certificate in Elementary French
  • Certificate in Business French


Programmes offered in Faculty of Education include:

a) Postgraduate Programmes

  • Master of Education in Policy, Planning and Management
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Teacher Education (PGDTE)

b) Undergraduate Degree and Diploma programmes

  • Bachelor of Development Studies
  • Bachelor of Teacher Education ( which has recently been accredited by National Council for Higher Education)
  • Bachelor of Education - Agriculture

- Art & Design

- Science/Education Subjects

- Arts Subjects

- Technological Studies

- Home Economics

- Business Studies

- Special Needs Education

  • Bachelor of Guidance and Counseling
  • Bachelor of Technical Teacher Education
  • Diploma in Technical Teacher Education
  • Diploma in Guidance and Counseling (Currently on hold)
  • Diploma in Educational Planning and Management (Currently on hold)
  • Diploma in Education Primary 2 years but 3 years if offered through the distance mode.
  • Diploma in Special Needs Education 2 years but 3 years if offered through the distance mode.

c) Certificate Courses

  • Certificate in Nursery Teaching (CNT)
  • The Primary Teacher Education Certificate (Grade III)


  • BEng in Civil and Building Engineering 4 years
  • BVoc in Technological Studies with Education 3 years
  • Higher Diploma in Civil and Building Engineering 2 years
  • Ordinary Diploma in Civil and Building Engineering 2 years
  • Ordinary Diploma in Water Engineering 2 years
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Telecommunication BengTE
  • Higher Diploma in Electrical Engineering (HDE)
  • Bachelor of Science in Surveying and Land Information Systems (4 years)
  • Bachelor of Sciene in Building Economics (4 years)
  • Bachelor of Science in Land Economics (4 years)
  • Ordinary Diploma in Architecture (2 years).


  • Bachelor of Science with Education
  • Bachelor of Science Technology (Physics
  • Bachelor of Science Technology (Chemistry)
  • Bachelor of Science Technology (Biology
  • Bachelor of Food Processing Technology
  • Bachelor of Information Technology and Computing
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science, Technology & Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Textile and Clothing Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Sports & Leisure Management

Diploma And Certificate Programmes

  • Ordinary Diploma in Science Technology (Physics)
  • Ordinary Diploma in Science Technology (Biology)
  • Ordinary Diploma in Science Technology (Chemistry
  • Diploma in Computer Science
  • Diploma in Textile Design and Technology
  • Diploma in Physical Education & Sports Management
  • Certificate in Computer Science
  • Certificate in Science Laboratory Technology
  • Certificate in Food Processing Technology
  • Post-Graduate programmes and other new programmes.

Postgraduate Programmes:-

• Master of Science in Sports Science

• Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Management

Those likely to start after approval and accreditation by the National Council for Higher Education are:-

• Master of Science in Urban Environment Management

• Master of Science in Physics

• Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science

• Postgraduate Diploma in Food Safety Management

• Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering

• Bachelor of Information Systems


Department of art and design Programmes

Post Graduate degrees and diplomas include M.A, PGDE, MVP, and PGDVP

•M.A is a two year course in Industrial Art and Design.

•There has been an introduction of a NOMA Masters Programme in Vocational Pedagogy which is housed in the Art and Design Department.

•PGDE is a Postgraduate Diploma offered by the Faculty of Education but the component of Principles of Art Education and methods of teaching are offered in the Department of Art and Industrial Design.

•The PGDVP is a Postgraduate Diploma in Vocational Pedagogy which evolved with the Masters in Vocational Pedagogy (MVP) to provide it with candidates interested in up grading in Vocational Pedagogy since it bears new concepts.

Undergraduate Degrees

•Bachelor of Education (B.Ed is offered by the Faculty of Education but taken as a double main in the Department of Art and Industrial Design. This is an in-service programme of two academic years to cater for DES teachers who would like to upgrade to a degree level.

•Bachelor of Vocational Art and Design (BVAD) with Education is a pre-service programme of three years duration (six semesters). At completion one teaches art and craft up to ‘A’ level in secondary schools.

•Bachelor of Art and Industrial Design (BAID) without education is a pre-service programme of three years (six semesters). At completion one is either a freelance artist/designer/employed in industry/or can opt to take a PGDE for one year to become a teacher of art and craft.

Diploma Programmes

•Diploma in Education Secondary (DES)

•Diploma in Textiles: Fabric Decoration (TEXT: FAB. DEC)

•Diploma in Ceramics (CER)

•Diploma in Interior Design (DID)

Certificate Programmes

•Interior Design and decoration

•Weaving programme


Degree Programmes

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance
  • Bachelor of Management Science
  • Bachelor of Procurement and Logistics Management
  • Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Business Studies
  • Bachelor of Business Studies with Education
  • Bachelor of Administrative and Secretarial Science

Diploma Programmes

  • Diploma in Business Administration
  • Diploma in Accounting and Finance
  • Diploma in Procurement and Logistics Management
  • Diploma in Secretarial Science

Proposed programmes awaiting approval of the post graduate committees

Postgraduate Diplomas
  • Graduate Diploma in Accounting and Finance
  • Graduate Diploma in procurement and Logistics Management
  • Graduate Diploma in Marketing

Masters Programmes in the offing

  • Master of Science, Supply Chain Management
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Science Organisation and Public Policy Management


Programmes offered are:

•Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition and Dietetics

•Postgraduate diploma in Vocational Pedagogy

•Undergraduate Degrees (BHND, BVHD,BED

•Diplomas (DES, FAD and DHIC

•Certificates in CGD and CHIC)

•Postgraduate Diploma in Vocational Pedagogy


School Contacts

Contact Person Academic Registrar
Postal Address
Address Kyambogo, Kampala, Uganda
Telephone 0414 - 285 037

Fees Structure

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