Bachelor of Public Administration and Management

The BPAM program at Kabale University is to provide superior education to students aspiring to or committed to public service careers. To that end, the program provides an academically rigorous, political science based curriculum relevant to public policy and public management. The program serves a group of academically capable pre-service and in-service students and is an integral part of a major training that affords unique opportunities for public affairs research and public service.

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Overview

Code KPA
Duration 3 Years
Study time Fulltime
Intake April & August

Entry requirements

A-Level with at least 2 Principal passes, or a Diploma in a related field of study

Fees structure

Tuition Fees per Semester (East African) Tuition Fees per Semester (Non East Africans)
UGX. 625,000 $400

Undergraduate Functional Fees (Compulsory)

Computer Laboratory Fees 30,000= (Per Semester)
Contribution to NCHE 20,000= (Per Year)
Development Fund 50,000= (Per Semester)
Examination Fee 50,000= (Per Semester)
Games Union Fee 10,000= (Per Semester)
Identity Card 20,000= (Paid Once)
Library Fee 20,000= (Per Year)
Medicare Fee 30,000= (Per Year)
Registration Fee 20,000= (Per Year)
Research Fee 20,000= (Per year)
Contribution to UNSA 2,000= (per year)
Student Guild Fee 10,000= (Per Semester)
Students’ manual 20,000= (Paid Once)
University Gown 20,000= (Paid Once)
Training materials (For Engineering) 50,000= (per Semester)
Transport fee (Health Sciences only) 170,000= (Per Semester)
Laboratory Fee (Health Sciences only) 200,000= (Per semester)

In-service Functional Fees (Compulsory)

Computer Laboratory Fees 30,000= (Per Semester)
Contribution to NCHE 20,000= (Per Year)
Development Fund 50,000= (Per Semester)
Examination fee 50,000= (per semester)
Games union 10,000= (per Semester)
Identity card fee 20,000= (Paid Once)
Library fee 20,000= (per year)
Medical care 15,000= (per year)
Registration fee 20,000= (per year)
Research Fee 20,000= (per year)
Contribution to UNSA 2,000= (per year)
Student Guild fee 10,000= (per Semester)
Students’ manual 20,000= (Paid Once)
University gown 20,000= (paid once)

Consequential Charges

Certification of academic papers 3,000= (per copy)
Late Registration fee 30,000= (per year)
Lost admission letter replacement 5,000= (per issue)
Lost Certificate/Transcript replacement 50,000= (per issue)
Lost examination card replacement 5,000= (per issue)
Lost Identity Card replacement 20,000= (per issue)
Lost Library card replacement 3,000= (per issue)
Lost registration card replacement 5,000= (per issue)
Retake/missed paper fee 50,000= (per paper)
Special Examination fee 30,000= (per paper)
Surcharge (Late Payment Fee) 50,000= (Per Semester)

Optional

Accommodation 100,000= (Per Semester)

Fieldwork, Study, Industrial Training, Attachment, Internship, School Practice fee

UGX 100,000 (Per Year)
  1. The University Council reserves the right to adjust the fees without prior notice.
  2. These Programmes are run over Weekends, during Fulltime, or in Recess/Holiday Sessions.

Contribution to NCHE should be deposited using a reference number generated via www.schoolpay.co.ug


Download Fess Structure 2020-2021

Application and selection

Course details

  • LH Lecture Hours
  • CH Contact Hours
  • TH Tutorial Hours
  • CU Credit Units

Year One Semester One

Course Code Course Title LH TH CH CU
BPAM 1101 Introduction to Public Administration 30 30 45 3
BPAM 1102 Principles of Management 30 30 45 3
ECO 1101 Micro Economics 30 30 45 3
BPAM 1104 Introduction to Political Science 30 30 45 3
BPAM 1105 Computer Literacy 30 30 45 3
BPAM 1106 Basic English Study and Communication Skills 1 30 30 45 3
Year one    Semester Two 
BPAM 1201 Human Resource Management 30 30 45 3
BPAM 1202 Financial management 30 30 45 3
BPAM 1203 Public Relations 30 30 45 3
BPAM 1204 Project Planning and Management 30 30 45 3
BPAM 1205 Human Rights and Democracy 30 30 45 3
BPAM 1206 Basic English Study and Communication Skills 11 30 30 45 3
BPAM 1207 Internship 30 30 3

 

Year Two    Semester One (Core Courses)
BPAM 2101 Sustainable Development Strategies 30 30 45 3
BPAM 2102 Constitutionalism in Uganda 30 30 45 3
BPAM 2103 Decentralization and Local Governance 30 30 45 3
BPAM 2104 Research Methods 30 30 45 3
BPAM 2105 Public Policy Formulation and Management 30 30 45 3
BPAM 2106 Issues in Health and Development 30 30 45 3
30 30
Year Two   Semester Two (Core Courses)
BPAM 2201 Organisational  Behaviour 30 30 45 3
BPAM 2202 Gender Issues and Development 30 30 45 3
BPAM 2203 Monetary Theory and Public Finance 30 30 45 3
BPAM 2204 Population  and Development 30 30 45 3
BPAM 2205 Comparative Politics 30 30 45 3
BPAM 2206 Ethics and Integrity in Public Administration 30 30 45 3
BPAM 2207 Internship 30 30 45 3
30 30

Year Three    Semester One (Do all courses)

BPAM3101 Social Services Management 30 30 45 3
BPAM3102 Administrative Law 30 30 45 3
BPAM3103 Social structures in East Africa 30 30 45 3
BPAM3104 State and the Economy 30 30 45 3
BPAM3105 Peace and Conflict Management 30 30 45 3
BPAM3106 Disaster Preparedness and Management 30 30 45 3
                Year Three     Semester Two (Do all Courses)
BPAM3201 Public Sector Management 30 30 45 3
BPAM3202 Comparative Public Administration 30 30 45 3
BPAM3203 Social Sector Planning and Development 30 30 45 3
BPAM3204 International Relations and Diplomacy 30 30 45 3
BPAM3205 Environmental Management 30 30 45 3
BPAM3206 Managing Non-Government Organisations 30 30 45 3
BPAM3207 Research Report 3

 

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