Postgraduate Programmes

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