School of Research & Postgraduate Studies

School of Research and Postgraduate Studies

The Uganda Christian University School of Research and Postgraduate Studies (SRPGS) was set up to provide quality research and graduate academic services.
It oversees research and postgraduate studies at UCU.
The SRPGS aspires to be "A centre for quality Christ-centred graduate training and knowledge generation in Africa".


To promote excellence in graduate education and training across the entire University in the areas of instruction, research and professional activity leading to the acquisition, creation and dissemination of new knowledge and the preparation of outstanding scholars and professionals in an atmosphere of free and lively inquiry.


The School of Research and Postgraduate Studies (SRPGS) aims to foster interdisciplinary research and teaching, and to help programs prepare current graduate students as future leaders in teaching, research and development, applied science, policy making, and social service to Uganda and to the wider region.

Our Objectives

We are committed to the growth and development of research and scholarly activity in order to:

  • Contribute to original thinking and the creation, growth and dissemination of knowledge.
  • Contribute to scholarship and the body of knowledge which underpins learning and teaching.
  • Contribute to development of useful and commercially exploitable inventions, products and processes.
  • Increase external funding of our activities. We have registered with and NIH which are big American funders for scientific research.

School of Research Staff

Assoc. Prof. Kukunda Elizabeth Bacwayo
Dean, School of Research and Postgraduate Studies
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