Department of Social Work & Social Administration

Adebayo Sanni Tajudeen
Head of Department

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As a department of social work and social administration, we pride ourselves on being a significantly vibrant and popular department in the university with unique programs that meet the demands of society. We are committed to upholding the value of quality, thereby producing well-enlightened and influential professionals in society equipped with a good comprehension of society and humanity to ably transform our world for the better.

Social work is a practice-based profession and an academic discipline that promotes social change and development, social cohesion, and the empowerment and liberation of people. It looks at the principles of social justice, human rights, collective responsibility, and respect for diversities as central components of social work. Social work as 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. This helps students acquire hands-on experience and get the opportunity to put the theory learned in class into practice.  Students may find placements in a variety of human service settings, which include education, health care, community agencies, social welfare, mental health, non-governmental agency services, and local government administration. The department is endowed with highly qualified teaching staff, and our curriculum is approved by the Uganda National Council for Higher Education (NCHE).

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Staff Members

Prof. Natal Ayiga

PhD. Pop. Stud.; M.A. Demography; B.A. SS View Profile

Dr. Charles Kiiza Wamara

Lecturer-Social Work
PhD Örebro University (Sweden), MSW (UK), MSS (Denmark), PGDHRM (UMI), BSWASA (MUK). View Profile

Adebayo Sanni Tajudeen

PhD. Development Studies (in View); Master of Social Work(MSW); Bachelor Degree in Social Studies (Bsc ed); Cert. Int. Peacekeeping and Conflict Resol.; Cert. Africa: Sustainable Develop.; Cert. Char. & Virtue Ethics in Ed.; Cert. Managing People: Engaging Your Workforce; Cert. Occupational Health in Develop. Countries; Cert. ToT; Cert. Fundraising Essentials; Cert. Grant Seeking Essentials View Profile

Mugisha Gideon

Assistant Lecturer
- Doctor of social work ( candidate ) (CUEA) - Master of Social Work MSW( UCU) - Bachelor of Social Work and Social Admin SWSA (Kab Uni) View Profile

Niwagaba Dickens

Assistant Lecturer
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Mbabazi Ruth

Assistant Lecturer - Social Work
MSW(UCU), BSWSA(KAB), CERT Higher Education Teaching View Profile

Donisian Hategekimana

Teaching Assistant
MSW (UCU), BSWS (KAB), CAL (LDC) View Profile

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