Alokolum Major Seminary is an affiliated institution to Makerere University.

Undergraduate Programmes 

The Seminary offers the same undergraduate programmes offered by Katigondo National Major Seminary

Bachelor of arts in Social and Philosophical studies


The BA Social and Philosophical Studies is intended to benefit not only future priests but also those who do not get ordained but serve society in many other ways.

The programme is extensive enough to equip the graduates with sufficient academic training and especially those skills for effective Leadership. It also prepares the graduates to serve competently in schools either as Chaplains and / or as teachers.


  • The BA Social and Philosophical Studies programme aims at achieving the following General Objectives:
  • To stimulate students to think, speak and write methodically, critically, clearly and precisely.
  • To develop their Natural Philosophy.
  • To enable them to be good communicators.
  • To develop skills and the art of management.
  • To enhance the appreciation of various Religions and Values.

Admission Requirements 

Direct Entry

  • A candidate should possess at least an “O” level Certificate or its equivalent.
  • Two Advanced level principal passes in Arts or Sciences.

Diploma Entry 

  • Diploma Applicants should posses at least a Second Class Diploma in any discipline.

Mature Age Entry 

  • Applicants must pass the mature age examinations.



This programme will offer students knowledge of:

  • The origin and destiny of humanity.
  • A deep understanding of themselves and others.
  • Basic forms of special organisation.
  • Forms of political organisations.
  • Norms and Values of Various ethical systems.
  • Historical and contemporary factors influencing African thinking.


The student will be able to:

  • Relate with others guided with ethical and psychological skills.
  • Develop a critical and balanced mind.
  • Run and operate basic computer programmes.
  • Effective in oral and written communication.
  • Plan and conduct Religious Service effectively.
  • Relate and have dialogue with people of various Religious persuasions.
  • Counsel effectively some different categories of people: students, street children, married couples, drug addicts, etc.


At the end of the programme the student should have developed:

  • A positive and balanced attitude to all types of people.
  • A spirit of commitment to the service of others.
  • A mature balanced personality.