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NCHE gives Bishop Stuart University Masters of Laws and Ph.D. in Religion and Modernity green light

NCHE deputy Executive Director Rev. Canon. Dr Alex Kagume confirmed the good news on the 14th of April this year.

The regulator of the higher education in Uganda, the National Council (NCHE) for higher education has permitted Bishop Stuart University to teach PhD in Religion & Modernity and Masters of Laws.

This was confirmed in a statement issued by the NCHE deputy Executive Director Rev. Canon. Dr Alex Kagume on the 14th of April this year.

‘’I am pleased to inform you that after the consideration, the council at its 64th meeting of 14th march 2022 under MIN 446/64/2022 accredited the academic programmes indicated below for a period of five years for the master’s programme and ten for the PhD programme with effect from 14th March 2022,’’ Rev. Kagume communicated.

‘’I wish to remind you that under section 119(A) of the university and other tertiary institutions Act 2001 as amended, you shall not run any academic programmes that have not been accredited by NCHE. Please urge your staff members to implement these programmes in accordance with the regulations of NCHE. Officers of the NCHE shall revive the implementation during their periodic administrative and monitoring visits to your institution.

NCHE further allowed BSU to admit students for PhD in religion and 25 for Masters of Laws.

He further reminded the University of implementing the demand of 20,000Uganda shillings which must be paid to the National Council of Higher Education by the students. This must be paid through the URA portal.

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