The Directorate of Post Graduate and Research works in partnership with the Schools to support the postgraduate studies and facilitate world-class research and knowledge exchange. Its responsibilities include: monitor the post admissions; registration and progress of graduate students in different schools within the University; provide course and seminars on research; handle research and publications in the university; produce an annual update of ongoing research and publications in the university; supporting the research grant process, including advice and information on funding opportunities, reviewing and authorising research grant applications; negotiating research-related contracts; advising on the costing and pricing of research at the university and supporting University and school research agenda related planning
DEPARTMENTS OF POST GRADUATE STUDIES & RESEARCH
DEPARTMENT OF GRADUATE STUDIES & RESEARCH
Courses offered in the Department
Master of Business Administration
Master of Public Administration and Management
Master of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
Master of Public Health
Master of Science in Natural Resources Management
Postgraduate Diploma Programmes
Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management
Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration and Management
Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Management
Postgraduate Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation
Postgraduate Diploma in Agricultural Risk Management & Finance
DEPARTMENT OF AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT STUDIES
In order to fulfill its mission of fostering the social-economic development of the region, Mountains of the Moon University in 2009 established a Centre for African Development Studies to study, research and create African knowledge and understanding, and suggest how this can be applied to inform development in an African context. MMU’s “special approach “ of service to the community permits new ideas that effectively bridge the gap between local cultures and broader development opportunities to be tried and tested, new development models to be blended and development competences to be identified and understood in a holistic framework.
In order to achieve this objective, the Centre has focused on the museum and archives digitization activities as major drive to achieve the aspect of providing indigenous African knowledge. This heritage Centre takes an innovative approach to research by focusing on the documentation and interpretation of indigenous knowledge and how it can be used to inform effective community development approaches.
Vision: A Centre concentrating on researching into different aspects of indigenous knowledge, documenting, archiving, publishing, disseminating and teaching with the aim of contributing to practical models and approaches to development within an African context.
Mission: To be an integrative and transforming agent in the region, Uganda, Africa at large and internationally based on transformative research and development and employing the best approaches and methods available to influence development practices that enable communities to bring about sustainable, people-rooted change and transformation.
Centre for African Development Studies launches the Uganda University Research Affiliate Program (UURAP)
The Centre has established a number of programs that have been and are being carried out to ensure that its vision and mission are achieved. Short course academic programs have been developed and taught including (a) Records and Archives Management, (b) Library and Archives management. These short courses are usually run in the recess of June-July of every academic year. The Centre is also in the apex stages of presenting a Diploma and Bachelor’s Degree in Records and Archives Management (BRAMG) to both the University Senate and the National Council of Higher Education (NCHE), once they are approved, these will be teaching courses under the Centre for African Development Studies.
The courses have been designed to prepare individuals to be professionals and spearhead organizations in proper records, archival resources and information management produced in different formats and received during the course of the organization’s operations. They will also provide learners with knowledge and skills to enable them to create disseminate and appraise an efficient and effective records and archives management in both government and private institutions.
The Centre is also having an agenda to bring forth a Master’s Degree in African Development Studies (MADS). The course will be of blind blend and will attract individuals with vast experience who will undertake the course with the aim to apply African context in solving African problems. This means that vast research will be done to ensure that proper findings on African problems are made to ensure for appropriate solutions .Read More…..