Ankole Western University is a Christian founded University by West Ankole Diocese and promotes Christian values of Love, Compassion, Hard work, Accountability, Integrity and Discipline.

Vision
The vision of Ankole Western University is: ‘A leading community- oriented centre of learning and research’.

Mission
The mission of the University is: ‘to produce through learning and research God fearing, hard working, disciplined and compassionate graduates of integrity, accountable to the community’.

Philosophy of the University
The philosophy of the University is based on the conviction that human development is a product of dedicated service driven by God – fearing values. Those in the service of others ought to demonstrate high levels of dedication and uphold Christian morals and beliefs. In this, they become the Light of the World.

Ankole Western University has just transited from Ankole Western Institute of Science and Technology which was licensed in June 2008. Ankole Western University was granted a Provisional License June 2016 by National Council for Higher Education.

Due to her location, Ankole Western University’s niche is Agricultural Science. It is a leading community oriented centre of learning and research with the mission of developing the capacity for empowering society to better respond to the development challenges by ensuring quality learning, research and community service.

Ankole Western University offers a variety of courses of Bachelor’s Degrees Diplomas and Certificates for regular and weekend programmes. Recess programmes are for in-service Education students. Diploma in Education Secondary and Primary get Awards of Kyambogo University and other courses affiliated to Uganda Christian University.

The University is currently headed by Dr. Katusiimeh Walto Mesharch, (PhD) as the new Vice Chancellor.
Bachelor Programmes

Humanities and Management DURATION Tuition fees
Bachelor of  Business Administration (Regular and Wkd) 3 years 709,000/=
Bachelor of  Office Management and Secretarial Studies (Regular and Wkd) 3years 709,000/=
Bachelor of Social Work and Social Administration (Regular and Wkd) 3 years 709,000/=
Bachelor of Public Administration and Management (Regular and Wkd) 3 years 709,000/=
Education
Bachelor of Education Primary (Recess) 2 years 709,000/=
Bachelor of Education Secondary (Recess) 2 years 709,000/=
Bachelor of Arts with Education (Regular) 3 years 709,000/=
Bachelor of Science with Education  (Regular) 3years 709,000/=
Science and Technology
Bachelor of Agricultural Science and Entrepreneurship (Regular & Weekend) 4 years 759,000/=
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (Regular & Wkd) 3years 759,000/=
Bachelor of Agribusiness Management  and Community Development   (Regular and Wkd) 3years 759,000/=

Diploma Programmes

Humanities and Management DURATION Tuition fees
Diploma in  Business   Administration and  Management (Regular & Weekend) 2 years       405,000/=
Diploma in Secretarial Studies (Regular & Weekend) 2 years       405,000/=
Diploma in Social Work and Social Administration (Regular  &Weekend ) 2 years 405,000/=
Diploma in Public Administration and Management (Regular  &Weekend) 2 years 405,000/=
Diploma in Arts in Mass Communication (Regular  &Weekend) 2 Years       455,000/=
Science and Technology    
Diploma in Science in Information Technology (Regular) 2 years       455,000/=
Diploma in Agribusiness Management and Community Development (Regular) 2 years       455,000/=
Diploma in Library and Information Science (Regular , Weekend & Recess) 2 years 405,000/=
UBTEB COURSES
National Diploma Animal Health and Production (Regular) 2 years       545,000/=
National Diploma in Crop Production and Management (Regular) 2 years       455,000/=
Education    
Diploma in Early Childhood Education (Regular & Recess) 2 years 405,000/=

Programmes offered by Kyambogo University at Ankole Western University

  Duration Tuition fees
Diploma in Education Secondary (Regular 2years 405,000/=
Diploma in Education Primary  (Recess) 3years 190,000/=

Certificate Programmes

Humanities and Management Duration Tuition fees
 Certificate in Secretarial Studies  (Regular ) 2 years 115,000/=
Certificate in Business Administration and  Management   (Regular and Weekend) 2 years 115,000/=
Certificate in Library and Information Science (Regular , Weekend & Recess) 2 years 115,000/=
Certificate in Catering and Hotel Management (Regular) 2 years 115,000/=
Certificate in Public Administration and Management  (Regular and Weekend) 2 years 115,000/=
Science and Technology    
Certificate in  Science in Information Technology  (Regular ) 2 years 165,000/=
UBTEB COURSES
National Certificate in Agriculture  (Regular ) 2 years 165,000/=
Education
Certificate in Early Childhood Teacher Education(Regular & Recess) 2 years 115,000/=

 

SHORT COURSES
  Duration Tuition fees    
Veterinary Diagnostic tools (Weekend) 1 month 100,000/=
Computer Applications (Full time) 2 months 150,000/=
Entrepreneurship Skills (Weekend) 1 month 100,000/=
Guidance and Counseling (Weekend) 1 month 100,000/=
Research Methods and Data Analysis(Weekend) 1 month 100,000/=
Website Design and Internet (Weekend) 1 month 100,000/=
Graphics Design/Image Editing (Weekend) 2 months 200,000/=
Computer Repairs and Maintenance (Weekend) 2 months 200,000/=
Project Planning and Management (Weekend) 1 month 100,000/=
Management of Microfinance Institutions (Weekend) 1 month 100,000/=
Financial Management (Weekend) 1 month 100,000/=
Human Resource Management(Weekend) 1 month 100,000/=
Proficiency in Kiswahili (Weekend) 1 month 100,000/=
Milk Hygiene and Quality Control (Weekend) 1 month 100,000/=
Marriage and Family Counseling (Weekend) 1 month 100,000/=
Child and Adolescent Counseling (Weekend) 1 month 100,000/=
Management of meetings(Weekend) 1 month 100,000/=
Project Proposal writing and resource mobilization (Weekend) 1 month 100,000/=
Management of Educational Institutions (Weekend) 1 month 100,000/=
Simple Veterinary Surgery (Weekend) 1 month 100,000/=
HIV/AIDS Counseling (weekend) 1month 100,000/=
Marriage and Family Counseling 1month      100,000/=