Bachelor of Education – Secondary

The School of Education, Technical and Vocational Education (SETVE) of Uganda Technology and Management University recognizes the fact that teachers, regardless of their teaching subjects, are supposed to possess generic competence derived from their training. It is therefore the duty of this School to provide the trainees with the basic as well as advanced theoretical and practical knowledge of their respective specialization subjects, and expose them to better awareness of the various factors that influence (or have influenced) modern approaches to teaching.

The School has designed the Bachelor of Education Degree to address the emerging trends in Education. It is designed in response to the current demands for strong first degrees in terms of academic and professional content to enable the graduates to compete competently in the ever-thinning world market. The programme aims at producing professional teachers who are specialized and competent instructors rich in content and professional knowledge. It takes into account the fact that recent global developments put heavy demands on the qualifications and continue to form a growing need for highly qualified people to teach and serve in their subject areas of specialization.

Career Options

This programme is specifically for secondary school teachers willing to teach in various subject combinations (Arts & Sciences).

The general objective of this programme is to produce competent teachers with adequate knowledge, skills, concern and proficiency to meet the challenges of teaching in a developing country.

The objectives of this programme are to:

  1. Produce graduates who have deep theoretical knowledge in the subject area of specialization.
  2. To enable students appreciate the challenges of professional teaching.
  3. Equip students with modern teaching and research skills.
  4. To promote the use of appropriate methods of teaching.
  5. Produce graduates who have favorable dispositions that will enhance efficiency in the teaching profession.
Admission Requirements

Candidates admitted to the programme must be holders of Diplomas in education with relevant subjects from recognized institutions. Candidates must have passed with second class and above.

Programme NameBachelor of Education – Secondary
Programme Duration3 Years
Enrolment Types

The categories of enrolments are as follows:

  1. Students enrolled under ODEL who shall attend mainly online but with a few scheduled physical contacts with their facilitators.
  2. Physical Students who shall attend as per the in-service/blended mode.
Fee Per SemesterUganda Shillings: 850,000
Program Duration

The program will extend over a period of three academic years. An academic year shall consist of two semesters and one recess term. A semester shall consist of 15 weeks of lectures. A recess term shall consist of 10 weeks.

Program Options

Geography/History, Geography/R.E, History/R.E, Geography/Mathematics or English Language/Literature in English. On the other hand, Entrepreneurship Education is a double main.

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