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  • Entry requirements

Bachelor of Public Administration and Management

The public sector is expanding daily and becoming more complex. Due to this, there is need to study and appreciate modern-day issues, and challenges in public administration and management if one is to administer and manage the public affairs properly. This course seek to equip students with knowledge and skills to become public administrators and/or managers for the public, private, and corporate domains that need such technically, ethically and psychologically qualified personnel in their organizations. Internship and placement opportunities can be arranged

Year One
  • Theories of Public Administration and Management
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Public Sector Management 
  • Decentralization and Local Government Administration
  • Introduction to Political Science
  • Introduction to Information & Computer Technology
  • Microeconomics
  • Comparative Public Administration
  • Regional Planning and Development
  • Gender and Development 
  • Theories of Development 
  • Development Administration and Management 
  • Communication Skills 
  • Classical and Modern Political Thought
Year Two
  • Government and Politics in Africa Political Economy 
  • Public Policy Management 
  • Public Finance Management and Accountability 
  • Urban Planning and Management 
  • Environmental Management and Sustainable Development
  • Contemporary Social Problems 
  • Globalization and World Order 
  • Human Rights and Democracy
  • NGOs in Development
  • Public Relations 
  • Introduction to Social Research 
  • Labour Issues and Concerns
Year Three
  • Human Resource Management
  • Forced Migration and Refugee Management 
  • Peace Maintenance and Conflict Resolution
  • Constitutionalism in Uganda
  • Disaster Preparedness and Management 
  • Project Planning and Management
  • Demography and Population Studies
  • International Organization/ Relations 
  • Administrative Law
  • Sociology of Development
  • Research Project (Dissertation)

There are a number of major advantages to gaining the Bachelor of Public Administration and Management degree. The program provides graduates with the flexibility to move into a broad scope of management positions across a wide range of industries. It provides invaluable knowledge on the key functions required to run a company and manage people. Bachelor of Public Administration and Management graduates can work in a number of areas in all sectors as Administrators, Administrative Specialists, Budget Analysts and Community Relations Specialists.

Internship and placement opportunities can be arranged.

Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education or its equivalent and 2 principal passes obtained at the same sitting.

Diploma in Public Administration and Management or in any other related course from a recognised Institution.