Uganda Martyrs University Department of Psychology

By | February 24, 2020

Mental health has for long been looked at as mental illness (medical model) which has left the mental health issues of the general public unattended (Crowdfunder, 2017). The rising numbers of incidents of psychological, nervous and mental breakdowns indicate the society’s inability to cope with the unprecedented rapid changes in culture alongside urbanization and modernization

Courses Offered

Programme Structure Year 1

Courses Foundations of Mental Health Counselling Theories of Psychotherapy Human Life Span and Development Positive Health and Mental Stability Cross-cultural Counselling Counselling Workshop 1 (Micro Skills and Process) Neurobiology of behaviour Ethical and Legal Issues in Counselling Gender Issues, Marriage and Family Counselling Psychopathology HIV/AIDS Counselling Personality and Group Counselling Religion and Spirituality in Counselling

Year 2 Courses Organisational Psychology and Counselling Addictions and Substance Abuse Palliative, Grief, Trauma and Bereavement Counselling

Entry requirements Candidates to this programme should have:

i. First degree in counselling or psychology related areas.

ii. Candidates without a background of psychology or counselling MUST first

Current Fees Structure

The fees for Master of Mental Health Counseling Psychology (less functional fees):

Year One Year Two Semester one 2,360,000 2,360,000 Semester Two 2,245,000 2,245,000 Grand Total 5,605,000 5,605,000

N.B.: These fees are subject to change

Contact Details

For more Information, Contact: The Registrar Uganda Martyrs University P.O. Box 5498 Kampala Tel: (+256) 038 2410611 Email: registrar@ Download application form