Courses offered

This department teaches the university-wide language courses. It is running bachelor's degrees i.e. the BA English Language and Literature with Education and BA Kiswahili and other English Language courses. It will teach Local and international languages at Diploma/Bachelors/ masters levels.

This department is also in charge of the teaching of Literature. It is anticipated that the section of literature will also grow into a department in the near future.

English Language

  • BA ELLE- English Language and Literature with Education (co-administered with the faculty of Education)
  • BA ELL - Bachelor of Arts English Language and Literature
  • 5 University-Wide English Language courses
  • English as a Foreign Language
  • English Proficiency
  • Remedial English
  • Academic and Scholarly Writing for MA/ Ph.D. students

Kiswahili

  • BA Kiswahili
  • Diploma in Kiswahili
  • Short courses – certificates

Local Languages

  • Luganda
  • Runyakitara
  • Luo
  • Ateso
  • Lugbara

Foreign Languages

  • French
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Chinese/ Mandarine

In addition to the full-time programmes leading to the diploma and degree awards whose responsibility is the University Senate, the Institute through the registry offers the following:

  1. Certificates for short courses
  2. Certificates for English Language Proficiency (an equivalent of TOFEL)
  3. Certified translations

Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication with specialization in the following:

  • Print
  • Broadcast
  • Advertisement
  • Public Relations
  • Pastoral Communication
  • Media Studies
    • Master of Social Pastoral Communication - upcoming

      Short courses

      Service Function

      Centre for Editing and Translation

      • Editing
      • Translation
      • Certificate for English proficiency
      • Research and publication

      Short courses

      • Kiswahili
      • French
      • Communication Skills, public speaking, Business Communication, etc

      In addition to the fulltime programmes leading to the diploma and degree awards whose responsibility is the University Senate, the Institute through the registry offers the following:

      1. Certificates for short courses
      2. Certificates for English Language Proficiency (an equivalent of TOFEL)
      3. Certified translations