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7 KIU Western Campus Master's Students to Attend Viva-Voce Hearings


KIU, Western Campus – Seven students from KIU Western Campus are scheduled to attend their respective Master’s Viva-Voce or public defence hearings on Tuesday, January 23.

The students are going to make presentations for Master in Business Administration and Master of Educational Administration and Management and are from the Faculties of Business and Management and Education respectively.

The seven students are Judith Amanya, Muslim Tumwine, Jackson Tukwasibwe, Obed Karuhanga and Hussein Muhame from Business and Management and Nason Masereka Bitikoro and Samuel Kule Tamwanzire from Faculty of Education.

The Deputy Director of the Directorate of Higher Degrees and Research (DHDR) Dr. Abubakar Abdulkarim (in the picture) invited the KIU community and the general public to the presentations in an invitation dated January 8.

Attendance is compulsory for all postgraduate students in the Faculty according to the invitation, which was signed by Dr. Abdulkarim.

According to, a viva voce is an oral test, which literally translated means 'with the living voice'. It's a focused discussion giving you the opportunity to present your PhD and Master’s thesis and then defend it in front of a panel of academic experts.

The hearings will be held in DHDR Boardroom for the students from Faculty of Business and Management and Postgraduate Room 16 at the Postgraduate Block for those from Faculty of Education.

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