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Prof. Grace Patrick Tumwine Mukubwa Dean Faculty of Law
Prof. Grace Patrick Tumwine Mukubwa Dean Faculty of Law

Prof. Mukubwa is a Professor at the Faculty of Law and Dean. He holds a D.Jur. in Law with extensive research, teaching, consultancy experience with plenty of public service overlap. His publications touch on all aspects of law and order.

He is one of the leading constitutional Lawyers in Uganda, having worked for and with the Nigeria Constituent Assembly (1986-1990) as well as Uganda Constituent Assembly (1994-1995) and was the Legal and Constitutional Advisor on the Restructuring of Uganda Government Ministries and Departments, 1997-1998, and the Re-Structuring of Local Governments (Uganda), 2001 (about to start).

He was a consultant on the Drafting of the Condominium Bill and The Health Service Commission Act. He is currently a Legal Advisor/Consultant IGAD Secretariat on Peace in Sudan and also was a consultant on Sempebwa Constitutional Review Commission. Full profile

The Faculty of Law started operations in August 2014 at Bishop Stuart University Main campus. The faculty later acquired a new home at Rwentondo hill a few kilometers from the main campus. This guaranteed it enough space for expansion, independent and fully equipped facilities like office space, library, lecture rooms and halls, computer lab with ample space for future needs. The faculty offers the following programmes:

Bachelor of Laws, Diploma in Law, Bachelor of Arts in Ethics and Human Rights, and Diploma in Ethics and Human Rights.

Vision and Mission: The faculty’s vision and mission are intertwined with that of the University, namely to be a university for recreating the African society with academic excellence, human values and entrepreneurship; and producing multi-Sectoral leaders/operators, who know the way, show the way and go the way.

Faculty niche: The faculty takes part and competes favorably in the moot court competitions, participates in debates up to the national level. The faculty offers programmes that are accredited both by the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) and Uganda Law Council (ULC).

Students are facilitated by competent lecturers while the faculty endeavors to train and nurture lawyers with a difference. For the third consecutive year, the faculty has sent students at LDC for the Bar course and they are performing well.

ProgrammeCodeDurationIntakeSession
Bachelor of LawsLLB3 YearsMay/AugustRegular
Diploma in LawDIL2 YearsMay/AugustRegular/Weekend
Bachelor of Arts in Ethics and Human RightsBEHR3 YearsMay/AugustRegular/Weekend
Diploma in Ethics and Human RightsDEHR2 YearsMay/AugustRegular/Weekend