Over the years UMU has been expanding by establishing study centres and campuses in order to bring services near to the people. For this reason, the Uganda Catholic Bishops who are the owners of UMU decided to establish a Campus at Fort Portal. The Fort Portal Campus is located at the two hills of Kinyamasika and Virika along Fort Portal Kasese road. Although intended to serve the Mid – Western Region covering the districts of Kabarole, Kyenjojo, Kyegegwa, Kamwenge, Kasese, Bundibugyo and Ntoroko, the Fort Porrtal Campus because if its Uniqueness has attracted
  • Anasia Stationers – near Centenary Bank Kyenjojo Town
  • K.K Investments – Kamwenge Town
  • UBC Station – Bundibugyo
  • GEMINI Stationers – Opposite Umeme offices - Kasese Town.
  • Techson ICT Computer Services – Kagadi Town or
  • Virika and Kinyamasika Campus offices
Hostels are available for both boys and girls at fair prices, on short or long term.
Postgraduate ProgrammeDurationEntry Requirements
Master, Health Services Management  2 yrs First Degree in relevant field
Master, Arts Counselling Psychology  2 yrs First Degree in relevant field
Advanced Diploma in Health Services Mgt  2 yrs Ordinary Diploma or a Bachelor’s degree in a health related field
Bachelors ProgrammeDuration
Bachelor, Arts Counselling Psychology  3 yrs
Bachelor, Business Mgt & Admin  3 yrs
Bsc Information Technology and Computer Science  3 yrs
Entry requirements: two principal passes at ‘’A’’ level obtained at one sitting. Ordinary Diploma from a recognized institution at a credit pass
Diploma ProgrammeDuration
Health Service Mgt  2 yrs
Counselling Psychology  2 yrs
Business Mgt & Admin  2 yrs
Finance & Accounting  2 yrs
Procurement & Stores Mgt  2 yrs
Records and Information Mgt  2 yrs
Electrical Engineering  2 yrs
Mechanical Engineering  2 yrs
Building and Civil Engineering  2 yrs
Water Engineering  2 yrs
Crop Production and farm Management  2 yrs
IT and computer Science  2 yrs
Early Childhood Education (January, May, August intakes)  2 yrs
Entry requirements: one principal pass and two subsidiaries from relevant subjects at ‘’A’’ level obtained at one sitting. OR Relevant certificate from a recognised institution at a credit pass (Enrolment for all the above courses is January & August)
Certificate ProgrammeDuration
Certificates, Child & Adolescent counselling,  2 yrs
Certificate, HIV/AIDs Counselling  2 yrs
Certificates, Business Mgt & Admin  2 yrs
Certificate in IT  2 yrs
Minimum entry requirements: Any three credit passes at ‘O’ level including Mathematics and English obtained at one sitting.
National Certificate Courses (2 years). Examined by UBTEB & run under St. Joseph’s Technical Institute. Admissions are only in February every year. Agriculture
  • Automobile Mechanics
  • Wood Technology (Carpentry)
  • Plumbing
  • Building and Construction
  • Electrical installation
  • Welding & Fabrication
  • Fitter Machining
  • Fashion & Design
Minimum entry requirements: Any five passes at ‘O’ level obtained at one sitting. Apprentice/ Short Courses (1 year or 6 months) Admissions Are in January/August Every Year. Hairdressing, Fitter Machining/metal fabrication, tailoring, Computer studies, Motor vehicle/car maintenance, carpentry/joinery, solar installation/mortal rewinding and building. Minimum entry requirements: ability to read and write