Postgraduate Programmes

Masters in Information Systems and Technology

The Master of Information Systems and Technology from Nkumba University is a specialized and industry-leading program that prepares students for success in the ever-changing field of information technology. The program provides learners with the advanced skills and knowledge to develop, implement, manage and maintain cutting-edge IT solutions. Learners will gain a comprehensive understanding of the […]


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2 Years


PhD in Public Health

The PhD in Public Health at SCOS is a programme that supports the pursuit of highly focused courses of study that broadly address complex and interdisciplinary issues in the Health field. Under this broad programme, students will be able to develop project proposals to focus on various study areas in broad area of Health Science: […]


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3 Years


PhD in Art and Design

The Ph.D. Programme in Art, and Design offers a wide range of fields from a solid foundation in cultural histories and philosophies both past and present to contemporary art and critical theory. Students individually pick a specific area of interest which relate to major issues in the following areas: image/text relations, representational theory, history of […]


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3 Years


PhD in Public Administration and Management

The Doctor of Philosophy degree (PhD) in Public Administration programme of Nkumba University is intended to offer the highest rewards of learning and discovery in the fields offered by the School of Social Sciences relating to the broad discipline of Public Administration. These fields among others include Legislative Studies, Decentralisation, Public Policy, Human Resource, Public […]


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3 Years


PhD in Development Studies

The Doctor of Philosophy degree (PhD) in Development Studies programme of Nkumba University is intended to offer the highest rewards of learning and innovation in the fields offered by the School of Social Sciences relating to the broad discipline of Development Studies.  This programme is designed, among others, to give students knowledge, skills, abilities and […]


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3 Years


PhD in Education Management

A PhD in Education is intended to be awarded to a person who has got a holistic view of Education and whose area of research specialization shall fit within the framework of Education, showing original contribution to the area of study which a student may choose to specialize in through research. Such areas shall include, […]


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3 Years


PhD in Counselling Psychology

Psychology is needed general practice and health service–provision specialty in mental health. Therefore, this PhD in Psychology programme is intended to prepare a student to function as psychologist, a trainer and/or as a researcher.  It focuses on personal and interpersonal functioning across the life span and on emotional, social, vocational, educational, health-related, developmental and organizational […]


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3 Years


PhD in Natural Resources Management

Management of Natural Resources is a field encompassing the policies and strategies society uses to safely manage the environment in a sustainable way.  The Doctor of Philosophy programme in Natural Resource Management at the School of Sciences is research based and supports the pursuit of either highly focused courses of study or ones that broadly […]


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3 Years


PhD in Business Administration

The PhD programme offered by the School of Business Administration at Nkumba University is by research only, which results in presenting a major thesis.  The thesis must be submitted within a minimum period of three years and a maximum of five years The candidate selects from the following areas which have been designed to enhance […]


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3 Years


Master Of Arts In Diplomacy & Global Studies

The Master of Arts in Diplomacy and Global Studies from Nkumba University is a specialized program that prepares students for success in the ever-changing field of international relations and diplomatic practice. The program provides learners with the essential knowledge and skills to excel as a diplomat, negotiator, and global leader. Students will gain a comprehensive […]


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2 Years