Social Science at Uganda Christian University began in 1997 by offering the program of Social Work and Social Administration as part of the Faculty of Education, Arts, and Sciences. It has since grown into a fully-fledged faculty with a variety of courses at undergraduate and graduate levels and is one of the largest faculties at UCU, with over 4,000 students. 
Our Mission
The faculty is committed to providing academic, Social and Christian Spiritual guidance, through effective teaching, research guidance and counselling to produce high quality social scientists of integrity that are academically grounded, socially integrated and morally sound.
Our Vision
Transformed lives for excellent, relevant and holistic service in society.
Core values
  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Innovation & creativity
  • Transparency
  • Accountability
  • Responsiveness


To produce cohort of enlightened professionals and leaders who will do their work with professional dedication and integrity to address the social and economic needs of the country from a Christian perspective. 


  • Provide high quality, holistic social science education
  •  Equip students with Social Science knowledge, skills and attitudes and the capacity to apply them in service to society.
  • Promote social research among students and staff.
  • Reach out to communities in the vicinity of the university and beyond, offering service