Since 1996, the institution has grown to become Uganda’s first Media institution in Uganda  with over 10 NCHE-accredited  courses.

Our Programs

Career in Mass Communication

Diploma Programs

Elevate your expertise and broaden horizons with our transformative diploma program, cultivating in-depth knowledge and shaping future leaders for global challenges.

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School of journalism and multimedia

Certificate Programs

Chart your path to success with our industry-focused certificate programs, providing practical skills and knowledge to excel in your chosen field and achieve your ambitions.

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DIT Programs

Accelerate your professional growth with our intensive DIT programs, equipping you with specialized skills to excel in your field and unlock new career prospects.

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Our Vision

To be a World Class Journalism, Multi-media, business Training and Research based Institute

Our Mision

To provide high quality market-driven and sustainable Education, training, research and consultancy services in multiplicity of disciplines ie; journalism, multi-media, communication, business, management and ICT

Our Core Values

  • To equitably expand access to higher education for all professions
  • To strenghten and Expand Media studies
  • To produce highly skilled and practical Journalists
  • Create job opportunities and Business Management
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About us

UMCAT School of Journalism and Mass communication is the leading Journalism and Mass communication Private Institute  in Uganda established in 1996 and is licensed and accredited by the Uganda National Council for Higher Education. Our student-centric academic model deploys global best practices in teaching and learning and aims to help student discover their potential, which is our mission at UMCAT.

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Plot 249 Kyadondo Rd Kampala Uganda

We are open from Monday to Saturday.

Monday to Friday  8:00Am-6: 00Pm

Saturday 9: 00Am – 5:00Pm



Front Desk: +256 393215051


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