University of Kisubi Courses, admission requirements and fee structure

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Here are the courses offered at the University of Kisubi, admission requirements and fee structure:

Undergraduate courses

  1. Bachelor of Science with Education (Full-time 3yrs and Holiday 2yrs)
  2. Bachelor of Inclusive Education for Diverse Learners (Full-time and Weekend) 3yrs
  3. Bachelor of Arts with Education (Full-time 3yrs and In-service 2yrs)
  4. Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (Full-time) 3yrs
  5. Bachelor of science in computer science (Full-time and Weekend) 3yrs
  6. Bachelor of Business Administration and Management (Full-time and Weekend) 3yrs
  7. Bachelor of Business Studies with Education (Full-time and Weekend) 3yrs
  8. Bachelor of Science in Counseling Psychology (Full-time and Weekend) 3yrs
  9. Bachelor of Community Development and Public Administration (Full-time and Weekend) 3yrs
  10. Bachelor of Social Work and Social Administration (Full-time and Weekend) 3yrs
  11. Bachelor of Science in Family and Child Counseling Psychology (Full-time and Weekend) 3yrs
  12. Bachelor of Bio- medical Laboratory Technology (Full-time)
  13. Bachelor of Arts in Economics (Full-time and Weekend) 3yrs
  14. Bachelor of Economics and Statistics (Full-time and Weekend) 3yrs
  15. Bachelor of Arts in Human and Religious Studies (Full-time and Weekend) 3yrs
  16. Bachelor of Art, Fashion and Design (Full-time and Weekend) 3yrs
  17. Bachelor of Public Relations and Mass Communication (Full-time and Weekend) 3yrs
  18. Bachelor of Agribusiness Management (Full-time and Weekend)
  19. Bachelor of Education (Primary) (Full-time)
  20. Bachelor of child Development and Protection (Weekend) 3yrs
  21. Bachelor of International Relations and Migration Studies (Fulltime & Weekend) 3yrs
  22. Bachelor of Political Science and Public Administration (Fulltime & Weekend) 3yrs
  23. Bachelor of Art in Music (3years)
  24. Bachelor of industrial Art and Design (3 Years)

DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES 

  1. Diploma in Information Technology (Full-time) 2yrs
  2. Diploma of Science in Counseling Psychology (Full-time and Weekend) 2yrs
  3. Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (Full-time) 3yrs
  4. Diploma in Business Management (Full-time and Weekend) 2yrs
  5. Diploma in Social Work and Social Administration (Full-time and Weekend) 2yrs
  6. Diploma of Science in Counseling (Full-time and Weekend) 2yrs
  7. Diploma in Primary Education (Full-time)
  8. Diploma in Catechesis and Evangelization (Full-time and Weekend) 2yrs
  9. Diploma in Nursing-Extension (Fulltime and weekend) 1 & 1/2 years
  10. Diploma in Midwifery-Extension (Fulltime and weekend) 1 & 1/2 years

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES

  1. Higher Education Certificate(Huminites ) 1yr
  2. Certificate in Nursing (Fulltime and weekend) 2 & 1/2 years
  3. Certificate in Midwifery (Fulltime and weekend) 2 & 1/2 years

Postgraduate courses

  1. Master of Arts in Education Leadership-2yrs
  2. Master of Science in Information Technology-2yrs
  3. Master of Business Administration-2yrs
  4. Master of Science in Clinical Psychological Counseling-2yrs
  5. Master of Social Work -2yrs
  6. Master of Child Protection -2ys
  7. Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Psychological Counseling-1yr
  8. Postgraduate Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation-1yr
  9. Postgraduate Diploma in Dance Education-1yr

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor’s Degree Programme

The minimum entry requirements for admission to a Bachelor`s degree programme are:

  • Direct entry
    (a) At least five (5) passes at the Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) obtained at the same sitting or its equivalent
    (b) At least two (2) principal passes at the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) obtained at the same sitting or its equivalent.

Conditional admission will be verified after getting the Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) Results print – out.
Within the framework of the general direct entry requirements, there may be Special Faculty Requirements which a candidate must fulfill to gain admission to a programme in a specific Faculty.

  • Mature Age Entry
    (a) A candidate must be at least 25 years of age
    (b) The candidate must have passed Mature Age Entry Examinations with 50% mark or above
    (c) The Mature Age Entry Examinations must have been taken at a Centre approved by the NCHE
    (d)No candidate who had previously attended a programme at  University of Kisubi shall be readmitted to the University under this scheme to a programme of study in which he/she failed to qualify during his/her previous attendance.
  • A Diploma Holder`s Avenue
    A candidate must have obtained at least a second class/credit diploma or the equivalent performance which is relevant to his/her desired field of study from a recognized institution.
  • Foundation Programme Certificate
    A candidate who holds a Foundation Programme Certificate from a recognized institution is eligible for admission.
  • A Degree Holder`s Avenue
    a) A candidate must have a degree in an accredited programme from a recognized institution.
    b)The candidate shall be considered for admission to a field relevant/related to his/her degree.
    c) The candidate must have met the minimum requirements for admission to the degree programme he/she has completed.
  • An International Applicant:

6.1 Must have a qualification that is recognized for University entry in his/her home country or country where he/she has studied. The applicant will be offered a provisional admission for one semester pending equating of his/her qualification.

The University may consider for admission to a degree programme a candidate who has successfully completed a 12 – year – system of education provided that such a candidate has been registered at another University, prior to applying to University of Kisubi, for a degree programme and has successfully completed at least one year of University education. Such a candidate must, however, submit the University academic transcript from that other University.

6.2 A holder of a 12- year-system of education Certificate:

A holder of this Certificate such as the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education or the equivalent is required to successfully complete a Foundation Year before enrolling for the Bachelor`s degree programme.

  • Special Entry:
    Applications submitted by candidates who do not meet the traditional entry criteria can only be considered after consultations with the NCHE for guidance and with the approval of the Senate.
  • Admission to Other than the First Year
    Admission to the second or third or any other year requires the special consideration and permission of the relevant Faculty Board and the Senate in accordance with the University policies on Exemption and Credit Accumulation and Transfer.

Ordinary Diploma Programme

The minimum entry requirements for admission to an ordinary diploma programme are:

  • A candidate must have obtained:
    a) At least five (5) passes at the Uganda Certificate of Education or its equivalent at the same sitting;
    b) At least one (1) principal pass and two (2) subsidiary passes obtained at the same sitting or its equivalent.
  • A candidate must have obtained a Second Class Certificate at the Foundation Programme.

Master’s Degree

An applicant for a Master`s degree normally has obtained at least a second class lower division degree or its equivalent from a recognized university. An applicant with a third class (pass) degree must satisfy the relevant department and the Board of Postgraduate Studies that he/she has acquired academic and professional growth as determined by the Board of the School of Graduate Studies and Research.

English Proficiency

Candidates from countries where the language of instruction is not English are required to provide evidence of proficiency in english.

International applicants currently resident in the country are advised to take English Proficiency Tests at approved centers such as the Institute of Languages at Makerere University, the British Council, etc.

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) and Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Scores are accepted as evidence of English proficiency.

Foundation Programme

The general requirements are;

  • Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education with at least two subsidiary passes or its equivalent. At least one of the subsidiary pass shall be from a principal subject. For avoidance of doubt, a holder of UACE with only one principal pass shall be deemed to meet the admission requirements.
  • Vocational Qualifications at level 2 or 3 of the Uganda Vocational Qualifications Framework or its equivalent.
  • Qualifications equivalent to Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) as shall be determined by the National Council in consultation with the Uganda National Examinations Board.
  • An ordinary certificate from an institution recognized by NCHE.
  • Students whose foreign secondary school qualifications are not considered equivalent to UACE but permit admission into Higher Education in the foreign country. Such students shall have passed at least five subjects with a minimum overall grade of C (equivalently a Ugandan grade 5). In addition, foreign students whose studies were not conducted in English shall show proof of proficiency in the English Language. The English proficiency centers shall be accredited by NCHE.

FEE STRUCTURE

FACULTY OF BUSINESS AND ICT     FULLTIME WEEKEND
Bachelor of Business Administration & Management 3 Years 1,260,000 840,000
Bachelor of Arts in Economics 3 Years 1,200,000 800,000
Bachelor of Economics and Statistics 3 Years 1,260,000 840,000
Bachelor of Business Studies with Education 3 Years 1,260,000 840,000
Bachelor of Science in computer science 3 Years 1,300,000 860,000
Bachelor of Science in information Technology 3 Years 1,260,000 840,000
Diploma in Business Management 2 Years 585,000 390,000
Diploma in information Technology 2 Years 585,000 390,000
Higher Education Certificate 1 Year 1,100,000  

 

FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES & PSYCHOLOGY DURATION FULLTIME WEEKEND
Bachelor of Public Relations and Mass Communication 3 Years 1,200,000 800,000
Bachelor of Art, Fashion and Design 3 Years 1,200,000 800,000
Bachelor of Child Protection and Development 3 Years 1,200,000 800,000
Bachelor of Science in Counseling Psychology 3 Years 1,200,000 800,000
Bachelor of Political Science and Public Administration 3 Years 1,200,000 800,000
Bachelor of Social Work and Social Administration 3 Years 1,200,000 800,000
BSc in Family and Child Counseling Psychology 3 Years 1,200,000 800,000
Bachelor of Arts in Human and Religious Studies 3 Years 1,200,000 800,000
Bachelor of International Relations and Migration Studies 3 Years 1,200,000 800,000
Diploma of science in Counseling Psychology 2 Years 585,000 390,000
Diploma in Catechesis and Evangelism 2 Years 630,000 420,000
Diploma in Social Work and Social Administration 2 Years 585,000 390,000
Diploma in Art, Fashion and Design 2 Years 585,000 390,000

 

FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES DURATION FULLTIME
Bachelor of Bio-Medical Laboratory Technology 3 Years 1,400,000
Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology 3 Years 750,000

 

FACULTY OF EDUCATION DURATION FULLTIME HOLIDAY
Bachelor of Science with Education 3 Years 1,760,000 600,000
Bachelor of Arts with Education 3 Years 1,260,000 600,000
Bachelor of Education Primary 3 Years 877,500 400,000
Diploma In Primary Education 2 Years 400,000 300,000

 

SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES AND RESEARCH     TUITION FEES  
      PER SESSION(3 sessions per year)
      WEEKEND HOLIDAY
Master of Arts in Educational Leadership 2 Years 660,000 660,000
Master of Business Administration 2 Years 990,000  
Master of Science in Clinical Psychological Counseling 2 Years 1,320,000  
Master of Social Work 2 Years 330,000 Per Course Unit
Master of Information Technology 2 Years 330,000 Per Course Unit
Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Psychological Counseling 1 Year 1,320,000  
Postgraduate Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation 1 Year 330,000 Per Course Unit
Postgraduate Diploma in Management 1 Year 330,000 Per Course Unit