Department of Development Studies
We look forward to a time when poverty will be no more and the life of an individual especially those that are marginalized today are fulfilled in all things.
The Department of Development Studies envisions producing professionals with knowledge and skills with the aim of empowering communities find solutions to barriers to development.
• Bachelor of Arts in Development Studies – Specializing in Community Organization
• Diploma in Development Studies
The vision and mission shall be accomplished using the following means:
• To train students to understand that the poor are also partners in the development of the world.
• To consider different methods of empowering the poor to achieve their full potential.
• To help improve the lives of the individuals without compromis ing the lives of the future generation.
• To learn from what others have done to make their lives better without compromising cultural values.
• To train students who will ensure the highest ethical standards are followed in any development program.
A student graduating with qualifications (degree or diploma) in Development Studies may be employed as:
• Community development worker
• Project Manager
• Community Entrepreneur
• Community Educator
• Program Officer
• Civil Servant
• Development Researcher
Education Field Trip
The Department of Development Studies requires all students to go for an education field trip twice during the first two years, as a basic requirement for graduation. The purpose of the field trip is to equip students with first hand experience that enhances their theoretical knowledge.
Head of Department(Acting HOD): Busuulwa Joshua, MA Development Studies, BA Development Studies; E-mail:
Full Time Lecturers: Marcello Sigue, Tibenda Keith Kwesiga, Bwambale Lemuel, , Keino Geoffrey, Nanono Esther
Part-Time Lecturers: Kakule Kisunzu, Nziwa Kisunzu, Tabitha Sigue
Adjunct Lecturer: Basemera Collins