Uganda Christian University Nkozi B. A. Local Governance and Human Rights (2 years after completion of diploma) The purpose of the BA in Local Governance and Human Rights is three fold: first develop in students an understanding of the workings of local government and the processes of the decentralization system of governance; second to help students analyze local problems and come up with ideas to enhance sustainable development; third to equip students with a deeper knowledge human rights. At the end of the study program, students will gain capacity to think analytically about the further implementation decentralization in their professional setting. They will acquire knowledge necessary to impart development to the local settings of governance. Objectives of the Bachelor of Arts Degree 1. To promote participation in development based on decentralized governance; 2. To participate in the promotion of better public administration and people’s participation in planning; 3. To increase knowledge of human rights at the domestic, regional and international levels; 4. To enhance ability to think analytically about the further implementation and development of international human rights generally and in the context of local governance and African setting; 5. To understand the political, social, economic status of local governments; 6. To facilitate students collaboration with other professionals for the more effective development and application of international human rights; and 7. To assist students in having career advancement.