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Alokolum Seminary

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

Introduction

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.


Alokolum Seminary

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

Introduction

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.

Objectives

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.

Knowledge

  • 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.

Skills

  • 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.

Attitude

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.

Katigondo Seminary

Katigondo National Major Seminary is affiliated to the Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Arts, Makerere University

Undergraduate Programme

Bachelor of Arts in Social and Philosophical Studies

Introduction

This programme has been offered at Katigondo National Major Seminary since 1998/99 academic year. Katigondo National Major Seminary primarily trains future priests but it is also evident that many seminarians do not become priests.

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.

Objectives

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

i) A candidate should possess at least an “O” level Certificate or its equivalent.

ii) 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.

Knowledge

  • 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.

Skills

  • 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.

Attitude

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

Programme Structure

The duration of the Course shall extend over three academic years leading to the award of the Degree of Bachelor of Arts. A student shall take all the first year core courses from Philosophy, Humanities and Religious disciplines. In the 2nd year he/she will take 3 core courses and 6 electives per Semester while in the 3rd year he/she will take 3 core and 6 electives in the first semester and 4 core courses and 5 electives in the Second Semester. Courses for 2nd and 3rd year shall be selected from Philosophy, Humanities and Religious studies respectively.

Ggaba Seminary

St.Mary’s National Major Seminary Ggaba, henceforth to be referred to as National Seminary Ggaba, hasbeen an Affiliated Institution of Makerere University since 1989, offering a Bachelor of Divinity of Makerere University to qualifying candidates. In 1997, however, a Bachelor of Arts in Social and Philosophical Studies of Makerere University was approved for Katigondo National Major Seminary and Alokolum National Seminary which have since been affiliated to Makerere University. This has necessitated a reworking of the programmes in National Seminary Ggaba, which receives its candidates that will already have done the Bachelor of Arts from Katigondo and Alokolum that will already have done the Bachelor of Arts.

Master of Arts in Religious and Theological Studies

The M.A (Religious and Theological Studies) programme is based on the felt need for the development of research capability of students who study Theology and Religious Studies in Uganda. Religion touches matters of ultimate concern in our daily lives and our future. The Ugandan society, however, is experiencing certain changes in education, social development and communication. The Pastor will therefore have to play a relevant role in such a society. He will also need skills of research and ecumenism so as to offer a way out of some situations of division, poverty and ignorance.

Furthermore not all the finalists of National Seminary Ggaba look after rural Parishes. Some are called upon to teach in institutions of higher learning or to occupy administrative posts. The MA in Religious and Theological Studies programme aims, therefore, at offering advanced training for those who will be called to teach and administer schools and other institutions. This should contribute to improving the country’s human resource base in education and development.

The principle is that students should be given more and not less. An MA would offer more than the Bachelor of Divinity degree formerly offered.

Objectives of the Programme

The general objective is to train competent human resource in religion and administration to manage the challenges of a fast changing society.

The programmes are also intended to enable the student acquire the skills of research which should make him inclined to approach his work and mission in a methodological way.

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HEST Graduate Programme: Internship Placement Advert

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Students from the College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology prepare to showcase their innovations as part of the Presidential Initiative for Science and Technology Stakeholders Forum on 31st July 2014, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.

Purpose

The program aims to improve graduates’ skills by placing them into selected partner industries for skills gain, facilitating the process and supervising placed interns. Graduates will be placed in their areas of study accordingly.

Time frame

The phased recruitment and placement will start from 1st December 2022 for a period of three months. Recent university graduates and those awaiting graduation should apply for this opportunity.

Eligibility

The project mainly focuses on university graduates from Makerere University (Mak), Makerere University Business School (MUBS) and Kyambogo University (KYU) who have undertaken the following courses

Makerere University and Kyambogo University

  1. Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  2. Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
  3. Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering
  4. Bachelor of Science in Telecommunication Engineering
  5. Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  6. Bachelor of Architecture
  7. Bachelor of Science in Construction Management
  8. Bachelor of Science in Land Economics
  9. Bachelor of Science in Quantity Surveying
  10. Bachelor of Science in Land Surveying and Geomatics
  11. Bachelor of Visual Communication Design
  12. Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science

Makerere University Business School

  1. Bachelor of Arts in Economics
  2. Bachelor of Science in Business Statistics
  3. Bachelor of Business Administration
  4. Bachelor of Commerce
  5. Bachelor of Real Estate Business Mgt.
  6. Bachelor of Science in Accounting
  7. .Bachelor of Science in Finance
  8. Bachelor of Human Resource Mgt.
  9. Bachelor of Leadership and Governance
  10. Bachelor of Procurement and Supply Chain Mgt.
  11. Bachelor of Transport & Logistics Mgt.
  12. Bachelor of International Business
  13. Bachelor of Catering and Hotel Mgt.
  14. Bachelor of Science in Marketing
  15. Bachelor of Travel and Tourism Mgt.
  16. Bachelor of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Mgt.
  17. Bachelor of Business Computing
  18. Bachelor of Office and Information Mgt.

They should not be employed anywhere and should have gone through the traditional internship placement required by their respective universities.

How Students join

Interested university graduates shall submit an online application and contact the designated university contact or focal persons. Successful applicants will be required to complete the three (3) months internship pgoram uninterrupted to fully benefit from the program. Apply here: https://bit.ly/HEST2022

How companies participate

A company interested in hosting interns under the program can fill out an internship acceptance form and forward it to the internship placement officer.

Contacts of University focal persons

Makerere University (Mak)
Dr. Christine Amito
Tel: +256-771-321384
Email: amitoxtine@gmail.com

Makerere University Business School (MUBS)
Ms. Christine Nantambi
Tel: +256-772-654454/+256-703-878277
Email: cnantambi@mubs.ac.ug

Kyambogo University (KYU)
Ms. Nandugwa Harriet
Tel: +256-786030640
Email: hnandugwa@kyu.ac.ug

Contacts of IEED Project Team

Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH)
Ms. Mary Kaakyo,
IEED Project Coordinator
Email: mkaakyo@musph.ac.ug
Tel: +256-706-960075

Makerere University School of Statistics and Planning (MakSSP)
Ms. Afazali Zabibu,
HEST Study Coordinator
Email: zabibu.afazali@gmail.com
Tel: +256-779-912365/+256-705-587072

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Advert: Admissions for Diploma/Degree Holders under Private Sponsorship 2023/24

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The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites applications from Ugandan, East African and international applicants for the undergraduate under the private sponsorship scheme for the 2023/2024 Academic Year.

Each applicant should:

EITHER

Hold at least a Second Class/Credit (or equivalent classification) Diploma or otherwise as specified in the Diploma Holders’ requirements from a recognised chartered institution, relevant to the programme applied for. Certified copies of academic transcripts and certificates (not photocopies of certified copies) from the awarding institutions and one passport size photograph must be submitted to Office 315 level three (3) Senate Building after applying online. Details of the Diploma holders’ admission requirements for the 2021/2022 academic year can be found here: https://www.mak.ac.ug/application-procedures/diploma-holders

OR

Be a Graduate from a RECOGNISED CHARTERED UNIVERSITY. Certified copies of academic transcripts and certificates (not photocopies of certified copies) from the awarding Institutions and one Passport size photography MUST be submitted to Office 315, Level three (3) Senate Building after applying online.

N.B. Applicants will be responsible for verification of their academic documents from the awarding Institutions after admission.

 Other relevant information can be obtained from UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS OFFICE, LEVEL 3, SENATE BUILDING OR CAN BE found on the University Website

Diploma Holder applicants who hold class three (3) diploma certificates or pass Diplomas are not eligible for admission and therefore should not apply, except where stated in the Diploma Holders requirements. 

HOW TO APPLY                                                    

Applications shall be submitted online using the ACMIS system for all applicants. Diploma/degree holders and internationals will have to submit certified copies of their transcripts and certificates and a passport size photograph to Office 315, Level 3, Senate Building after submitting the application online and payment of application fees.                                                    

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION CAN BE OBTAINED FROM UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS OFFICE, LEVEL 3, SENATE BUILDING, MAKERERE UNIVERSITY WITH EFFECT FROM MONDAY 9th JANUARY, 2023.  

A NON-REFUNDABLE APPLICATION FEE OF SHS.50,000/= FOR UGANDAN AND EAST AFRICAN APPLICANTS OR $75 OR EQUIVALENT FOR INTERNATIONALS, (UGX.281,250=) PLUS BANK CHARGE SHOULD BE PAID IN ANY OF THE BANKS USED BY UGANDA REVENUE AUTHORITY (URA)                                           

CANDIDATES WHO HOLD GRADES X, Y, Z, 7 AND 9 OF ‘O’LEVEL RESULTS SHOULD NOT APPLY BECAUSE THEY ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR ADMISSION.     

ONLINE APPLICATION PORTAL USER GUIDE                                                

Applicants should access the Institution’s Admissions URL https://apply.mak.ac.ug

Signup using full name, e-mail and Mobile Number.  Please note that your name must be similar to the one on your supporting academic documents for your application to be considered valid.  If you changed your names please go to Senate Building Office 611 with a deed poll and gazette supporting the name change.                                       

A password will be sent to both your e-mail and mobile number.                                         

The system will prompt you to change the password to the one you can easily remember.             

To fill a form (all form sections must be filled)the applicant clicks on the APPLY NOW button displayed on the running scheme.

Obtain a pay reference nunber(PRN)  after submitting the application.

Make a payment at any of the banks used by Uganda Revenue Authority.                                        

MOBILE MONEY PAYMENT STEPS:                                                 

1           Dial *272*6\\ on Mtn or Airtel                             

2           Select option 3-Admission                                     

3           Select option 3 Pay Fees                          

4           Enter reference number obtained from Application portal                                      

5           Details of Application form will be confirmed                                

6           Enter PIN to confirm payment                              

The closing date for applying will be Tuesday 28th February, 2023 

Further details including course codes, tuition fees for the available courses can be found in the document below:

WARNING                                                 

(i)   Applicants are strongly warned against presenting forged or other people’s academic documents to support their applications for admission as this will lead to automatic cancellation of admission, revocation of award where applicable and prosecution in the courts of Law.

(ii)  Applicants are advised to use the right names and right programme codes.  The University will not be responsible for any wrong information entered in the system by applicants.                                                  

(iii)  Do not buy any other documents not originating from the Academic Registrar’s Office.  Those who buy them do so at their own risk.                                             

(iv) The Academic Registrar has not appointed any agent to act on his behalf to solicit for additional funds other than the application fee stated above.                                               

PROF. BUYINZA MUKADASI
ACADEMIC REGISTRAR.  
DATE:  9th JANUARY, 2023

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Applications for admission to Bachelor of Education External (BED) 2023/24

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The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites applications for admission to a three-year BACHELOR OF EDUCATION EXTERNAL (BED) degree programme for the 2023/24 Academic Year.

Requirements:

  1. Each applicant should hold at least a credit or second class diploma in education from a recognised institution, plus UCE with at least 5 passes or its equivalent and UACE with at least one principal pass and two subsidiary passes of the relevant principal subjects or its equivalent. Candidates whose “O” and “A” level results are of grades “Y”, “Z”, “7” AND “9” should not apply because they are not eligible for admission, and candidates who hold 3RD CLASS OR PASS DIPLOMAS need not apply.
  2. A certified copy of diploma academic transcript from the awarding institution must be attached to the application form. Each applicant should also attach a copy of her/his birth certificate to the application form.

NB: Candidates will be responsible for verification of their academic documents from the awarding institutions after admission.

  1. Candidates are warned against submitting forged academic documents as this will lead to automatic cancellation of admission, revocation of award where applicable and prosecution in the courts of law.

The fees payable by Ugandan applicants which are subject to review are as follows:

Tuition Fees – Shs.699,603/= Per Semester
Registration Fee – Shs.132,250/= Per Year
Examination Fee – Shs.132,250/= Per Year
Development Fee – Shs.163,329/= Per Year
Field Attachment Fee – Shs.132,250/= Per Semester For Year One Only
Technology Fee – Shs. 66,125/= Per Year
Research Fee – Shs. 26,450/= Per Year
Library Fees – Shs. 26,450/= Per Year
University Identity Card – Shs.45,000/=
Academic Gown – Shs.21,160/=
Medical Fee – Shs.57,500/= Per Year
Caution – Shs.2,645/=
Guild Fee – Shs.13,225/= Per Year
Senior Common Room Fee – Shs.6,613/= Per Year
Sports Contribution – Shs.19,838/= Per Year
Endowment Fee – Shs.13,225/= Per Year
National Council For Higher Education Fee – Shs. 20,000/= Per Year (Payable to NCHE)
UNSA Subscription Fee – Shs. 2,000/= Per Year (Payable to UNSA)

Available subject combinations for the Bachelor of Education (External) degree programme, for the 2023/2024 Academic Year and other details can be accessed by following this link.

A non-refundable application fee of Shs.50,000/= plus the bank charges using a Payment Reference Number should be paid to any bank before submitting the system generated Application Form to the ADMISSION OFFICE (ROOM NO. 315), LEVEL 3, Academic Registrar’s Department in the Senate Building, Makerere University, from where additional information may be obtained.

The closing date for submission of applications is Tuesday 28th February, 2023.

1. HOW TO APPLY

Application will be submitted online using the ACMIS System after obtaining a payment reference number but you will have to submit certified copies of your Diploma transcripts and
certificates and a passport size photograph to office 310, level 3 Senate Building
after payment of application fees.

2. MAKERERE UNIVERSITY ONLINE APPLICATION PORTAL USER GUIDE

  1. Applicants should access the Institution’s Admissions URL https://apply.mak.ac.ug
  2. Sign up using full name, e-mail and Mobile No. Please note that your name must be
    similar to the one on your supporting academic documents for your application to be
    considered valid. If you changed your names please go to Senate Building Office
    301 with an affidavit supporting the name change.
  3. A password will be sent to both your e-mail and mobile number.
  4. The system will prompt you to change the password to the one you can easily
    remember.
  5. To fill a form the applicant clicks on the APPLY NOW button displayed on the running
    scheme.
  6. Obtain a payment advice slip by clicking on “Pay for Form” button
  7. Make a payment at any of bank used by URA
  8. Print the filled form and attach certified copies of your academic documents.

WARNING

(i) Applicants are strongly warned against presenting forged or other people’s academic documents to support their applications for admission. The consequences, if discovered, are very grave indeed.

(ii) Do not buy any other documents not originating from the Academic Registrar’s Office. Those who buy them do so at their own risk.

(iii) The Academic Registrar has not appointed any agents to act on his behalf to solicit for additional funds other than the application fee stated above.

Prof. Buyinza Mukadasi
ACADEMIC REGISTRAR

9th January 2023

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