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About the School of Law

The UCU School of Law is headed by the Dean Dr. Peter Davis Mutesasira who is vested with overall supervisory administrative functions of the faculty. The Dean is assisted by two Associate Deans i.e., Ms. Mirriam Achieng for Main Campus and Dr. Charlotte Kabaseke for Kampala campus.

Students

The School of Law has an enriching student life. Our students engage in a number of activities at the school including moots, dinners, sports, clubs and associations and outreach programs that are geared towards building a holistic person.

Moots

The School of Law has a well built moot culture, with our students participating in a number of moot court competitions on the national, regional and global scene. Our students have competed at the prestigious JESSUP Moot Court competition that takes place annually in the United States. Other moots include the IHL Moot, CEHURD among others. We have won a number of these moots.

Dean's Message

Welcome to the Uganda Christian University, School of Law

With over 2,000 students both at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels and 90 staff members, the School of Law at Uganda Christian University (UCU) is one of the leading Law Schools in Uganda. At UCU we strive to train lawyers who are morally well-grounded, know the law and can effectively apply the law in response to social challenges.

The UCU School of Law Which has been in existence for more than twenty years, has two study campuses with one located at the Main Campus in Mukono and other Campus located at Kampala within the capital city of Uganda.

The UCU School of Law is headed by the Dean who is deputized by two Associate Deans i.e., one for Main and the other for Kampala campus. The UCU School of Law has three Departments which are headed by Heads of Department and these include: Department for Diploma Studies; Departments for Undergraduate Studies and Department for Postgraduate Studies. In addition to these Departments, the UCU School of Law also has the John Sentamu Institute for Human Rights and an award-winning Moots/Trial Advocacy programme.

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Undergraduate Degree

We offer the traditional undergraduate degree, the Bachelor of Laws

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Postgraduate Degree

We offer a number of postgraduate degrees including Master of Laws

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Diploma in Law

We have recently introduced a new course, the Diploma of Law and students can apply to enrol in the course

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International Humanitarian Law

We are growing our practice on the International and Humanitarian Law. We have a blog that is dedicated to this program

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The John Sentamu Institute (Page Coming Soon)

The John Sentamu Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law is an institution within the School of Law that offers training on human rights issues

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Clinical Legal Education (Page Coming Soon)

Our Students engage in Clinical Legal Education (CLE) programs where they give back to the community from their training and offer free legal services under the guidance of the School of Law.

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Our Staff Profiles

Dr. Peter Davis Mutesasira, Dean, School of Law
Andrew Ayebare (MBA), Assistant Academic Registrar
Bako Jane Patricia Egwalu, Lecturer