Dr. Michael Okoche
Dr. Michael OkocheDean School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Our humanities and social science academic programs provide students rich and holistic academic experiences that deepen student’s knowledge about contemporary global issues and equip them with world class skills in project management, monitoring and evaluation, and public administration. We strive to blend coursework and practice, ensuring that students graduating from our programs are well grounded professionals.

Our Vision:

To be the global leader in innovation, research, and teaching on contemporary issues in the humanities and social sciences.

Our Mission:

To provide high quality academic programs that engage contemporary issues in the humanities and social sciences.


  • Flexible online learning with UTAMU’s Superior E-Learning Platforms.
  • Student centered instruction with UTAMU’s diverse and inclusive learning tools.
  • Professionalism skills via UTAMU’s facilitated community engagement program.
  • Well-integrated programs with appropriate mix between theory and practice
  • Rich and accessible E-Learning Library.
  • Global orientation built around strong international network.
  • Dynamic and global oriented programming

Programmes by Department

Masters Degree Programmes Duration (Years) Tuition fees per Semester
1 Masters in Monitoring and Evaluation (MME) 2 1,700,000
Postgraduate Diploma Programmes    
1 PGD in Monitoring and Evaluation 1 1,500,000
2 PGD in Project Planning & Management 1 1,500,000
Undergraduate Degree Programmes    
1 Bachelor of Project Planning & Management 3 1,100,000
Diploma Programmes    
1 Diploma in Project Planning and Management (DPPM) 2 600,000
Masters Degree Programmes Duration (Years) Tuition fees per Semester
1 Master of Public Administration & Management 2 1,700,000
Postgraduate Diploma Programmes    
1 PGD in Public Administration 1 1,400,000
2 PGD in Institutional Governance & Leadership 1 1,500,000
3 PGD in Public Policy 1 1,500,000
4 PGD in Public Procurement 1 1,400,000
Undergraduate Degree Programmes    
1 Bachelor of Public Administration & Management 3 1,100,000
2 Bachelor of Mass Communication & Journalism 3 1,100,000

Heads of Departments

Dr. Wilfred Kokas Aupal
Dr. Wilfred Kokas AupalHOD Project Management, Monitoring & Evaluation at the School of Humanities & Social Sciences
Dr. Donald Mark Omong
Dr. Donald Mark OmongHead of Department of Political, Administrative & Comm. Sciences / Senior Lecturer
Name Qualification
Dr. Okoche Michael PhD in Leadership, University of South African Africa, Masters in International Management, University of Liverpool, Masters in Management Studies, Uganda management Institute, PGD in Public Administration and Management, Uganda Management Institute, Administrative Officers Law Course, Law Development Center, Kampala, Bachelor of Science in Economics
Dr. Wilfred Kokas Aupal PhD Student in Management, Masters in Management Science (MMS), Masters in Business Administration (Finance and Accounting), Postgraduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management(PGD PPM), Bachelors of Commerce (B.Com accounting option), Uganda Diploma in Business Studies (UDBS)
Dr. Donald Mark Omong PhD “Model Based Public Planning, Policy Design, and Management-System Dynamics", Master of Public Policy, Master of Business Administration

Community Engagement

  • Pathways out of Poverty Project (https://sites.duke.edu/krishna/democratic-governance/). We are tracking retrospective data on poverty dynamics in Uganda to provide empirical data on the drivers for becoming poor and escaping poverty since 1979 in Uganda.
  • Free Range Chicken, Nutrition and Household Income (https://www.community.washarika.org/free-range-chicken-promotion/)

    The key question that his project asks is: how can free range chicken be the vehicle for improving household income and child nutrition in Uganda’s rural villages? We are implementing a pilot project in rural Eastern Uganda.

  • East Africa Social Work Regional Resource Center (https://www.swsarrc.org/)

    We are collaborating with Makerere University and other Social Work training institutions region to promote Social Work education and practice in East Africa.