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Faculties in Cavendish University Aim at honing skills for students for their career

Faculties in Cavendish University Aim at honing skills for students for their career

Each of us has a favorite teacher from school or college. A person so entwined with our time in school that our memories will be less memorable without their presence in it. They could have been the one who encouraged us to reach our potential, someone who regaled us with hilarious anecdotes or just simply found an innovative method to engage with the students.

Whatever it may be, our schooling or university experiences are not without the faculties from whom we learn the ropes of a lifelong career.

And every university is striving to incorporate this intangible quality to their programs by attracting and retaining learned, experienced faculty. Careful considerations and qualities beyond the resume are adjudged so when individuals become part of a department or the university faculty they are able to imbibe the vision of the university and encourage students to achieve their potentials. Such is the Faculties in Cavendish university.

Different Department faculties in Cavendish University Uganda

  1. Faculty of Business and Management

This is one of the Faculties at Cavendish University. As a business faculty, each educator in this department is focused on imparting business principles and thought patterns that are practical, measurable and impact positively on students’ ability to succeed as entrepreneurs, executives or employees. They strive to bring about the deep impact of business tenets on the students. Going beyond the curriculum, Faculty of Business and Management are encouraged to delve into business concepts that not only take the African context but also a global perspective to business education. So that the students are able to see the bigger picture while still studying. The faculty here not only follow a pedagogical approach but rather provide deep insights from the experiences of their own to the students. They are driven by personal gains but also are highly invested in building a lasting reputation for the university.

Many of the department faculty have a strong academical background and are consistently working on R&D with major companies for business growth.

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Dr. Alex Thomas Ijjo is a Senior Lecturer and Dean of the Faculty of Business and Management at Cavendish University Uganda (CUU). Dr. Ijjo has worked with industry and has been a member of several technical working groups (TWGs) of Government Ministries and has participated in policy formulation. He has published in peer-reviewed journals on the subject of trade, regional integration, Foreign Aid and other subjects in addition to blogs and articles in electronic and print media on topical issues.

The faculty of Business and Management offers business programs through campus-based, distance learning and blended learning for working adults;

  • Bachelor of Business Administration - Human Resource Management
  • Bachelor of Business Administration-Accounting & Finance
  • Bachelor of Business Administration - Procurement & Logistics
  • Bachelor of Business Administration - Banking & Finance
  1. Faculty of Science and Technology

This faculty at Cavendish University also includes the Department of Public Health Sciences, which is currently ranked amongst the best in the country. The faculty is held at such high esteem as they are able to consistently produce highly innovative public health graduates who are prepared to serve their community in the fields of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

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The Faculty of Science and Technology are experts in their field and bring in a treasure trove of knowledge and hands-on experience to the students, and equip them with the necessary skills to develop large telecommunications and computer systems covering a broad range of scientific and technological applications.

The Science and technology faculty employ a simplistic approach to teaching technology. They intend to stimulate interest and a scientific bent of mind so they can learn the fundamentals of engineering and technology and are able to apply this knowledge to build their career in technology.

Assoc. Professor JWF Muwanga-Zake (B.Sc. (Hons) (Makerere); B.Ed., M.Sc., M.Ed. (Rhodes); PhD (Digital Media in Education, Natal); P.G.C.E. (NUL); P.G.D.E (ICT in Ed.) (Rhodes). Partly done Graduate Certificate in Higher Education at the University of New England, Australia is the Dean of the Faculty.

Bachelors in Science is offered in 4 different streams;

  • Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT)
  • Bachelor of Science in Public Health
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Bachelor Of Environmental Health Science
  1. Faculty of Law

The Faculty of Law at Cavendish Universityis a member of the International Association of Law Schools ( IALS), hosted by Cornell Law School, USA. IALS is an association of over 160 Law Schools from more than 55 countries, representing more than 7,500 law faculty members.

Considered amongst the top law schools in the country, the Faculty of Law boasts many law practitioners with diverse experience who elevate the learning through engagements with the students. The in-house Moot Courtroom simulates real-world courtroom and helps students to understand the scale and seriousness of a real court-room, so they can hone the right practical skills. The Faculty attracts students from multi-cultural backgrounds, giving our students an edge in the international job market.

Many clubs are hosted by the faculty to encourage networking and exposure for the students like the Human Rights Club, Law Society, Legal Aid Clinic, Rule of Law Club.

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