Uganda Technology and Management University

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Uganda Technology and Management University (UTAMU)
Motto For An Open Mind[citation needed]
Type Private
Established 2012
Chancellor Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka[citation needed]
Vice-Chancellor Benon C. Basheka[citation needed]
Administrative staff
50+ (2013)
Students 100+ (2013)
Location Kampala, Uganda
00°19′34″N 32°35′01″E / 0.32611°N 32.58361°E / 0.32611; 32.58361Coordinates: 00°19′34″N 32°35′01″E / 0.32611°N 32.58361°E / 0.32611; 32.58361
Campus Urban
Website Homepage

The Uganda Technology and Management University (UTAMU) is a university in Uganda, the third-largest economy in the East African Community.

Location[edit]

The university campus is located at Plot 6 and 8, Erisa Road, Kiswa, Bugolobi, one of the five administrative divisions of Kampala, the capital and largest city of Uganda. The coordinates of the university campus are (Latitude:0.321995; Longitude:32.621550).[1]

History[edit]

UTAMU was founded in 2012 by Venansius Baryamureeba, who has always been its vice chancellor.[2] He recruited other lecturers and professors, both locally and internationally, and UTAMU admitted its inaugural class in May 2013, stating with five undergraduate degree courses in business and information technology.[3] The university is accredited by the Uganda Nation Council for Higher Education, the governmental body that licenses institutions of higher learning in the country.[4]

Academic structure[edit]

As of July 2014, the university operated in the following schools:[5]

  • School of Computing and Engineering
  • School of Business and Management
  • School of Professional and Vocational Education
  • School of Graduate Studies

Academics[edit]

In its second year of operation, the university expanded its undergraduate degree menu from the original five courses to about two dozen courses in business and information technology.[6]

Diplomas are offered to undergraduate and graduate students in a number of disciplines.

Certificates are offered to undergraduate and graduate students in a number of disciplines.

The university offers the degrees of Master of Science, Masters of Arts, and Doctor of Philosophy in many disciplines in all four schools.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google. "Location of the Campus of Uganda Technology and Management University At Google Maps". Google Maps. Retrieved 11 July 2014. 
  2. ^ Kiyaga, Abdu (7 September 2012). "Baryamureeba Starts Own University". Daily Monitor. Retrieved 11 July 2014. 
  3. ^ Observer, Reporter (27 March 2013). "Makerere Lecturers Defect To Baryamureeba's UTAMU". The Obsever (Uganda). Retrieved 11 July 2014. 
  4. ^ UNCHE (2013). "Private Universities: Uganda Technology And Management University (UTAMU)". Uganda National Council for Higher Education (UNCHE). Retrieved 11 July 2014. 
  5. ^ UTAMU. "The Schools of Uganda Technology and Management University". Uganda Technology and Management University (UTAMU). Retrieved 11 July 2014. 
  6. ^ UTAMU. "UTAMU Undergraduate Degree Programmes In 2014". Uganda Technology and Management University (UTAMU). Retrieved 11 July 2014. 

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