Welcome to the Department of Social Work and Social Administration and Governance is the fastest growing Department at Kabale University. Social work is a profession and academic discipline that seeks to improve the quality of life and well being of an individual, group, or communities afflicted with poverty or any real or perceived social injustices and violations of their human rights by intervening through various interventions, including research, policy, community organizing/services, direct practice, and teaching. Research is often focused on areas such as human development, social policy, public administration,psychotherapy, program evaluation, and international and community development. Social work, an interdisciplinary field, includes theories from economics, education,sociology,medicine, philosophy,politics, anthropology and psychology among others.
Our students are exposed to fieldwork practice in human services which refers to a supervised internship at an approved community- based agency. Students may find placements in a variety of human services’ settings which include education, health care, community agency, social welfare, mental health and non-governmental agency services and administration.The Department is endowed with well internationally qualified teaching staff. Our curriculum is in line with international standards. The courses offered in the Department are at Diploma, Bachelor’s and postgraduate Degree levels. They are:
- Diploma in Social Work and Social Administration
- Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Work and Social Administration
- Masters of Arts in Public Administration & Management
- Postgraduate Diploma in public Administration and management
- Bachelor of Public Administration and Management
- Diploma in Public Administration and Management
We encourage you to be part of our student body today and join the training, skills and knowledge endeavors to solve the societal problems that we find surrounding us. Make a difference in your immediate environments; join us today.