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A.      QUOTA FOR DIPLOMA HOLDERS

          (i)      For Government Sponsorship

The number of candidates admitted to each programme under the Diploma Holders Avenue should not exceed 5% of the intake per programme, except for Bachelor of Adult and Community Education whose quota for Diploma Holders is up to 30% of the intake for the programme.

For the Private Scheme the quota for Diploma Holders applicants varies as will be determined by each Faculty/Institute/School.

  1. The following Programmes have no Diploma Scheme.
  2. B.Sc. Nursing
  3. B.Sc. Education
  4. B.A. Education
  5. B. Sc (Actuarial Science)

B.      REQUIRED PERFORMANCE IN THE DIPLOMAS

          At least Second Class, Credit or equivalent performance.

C.      FACULTY REQUIREMENTS (The required Diplomas)

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

 B.Pharm, MBChB, BDS,

 A Diploma in any of the following health disciplines:

  1. Medical Laboratory Technologists
  2. Radiographers
  3. Physiotherapists
  4. Anaesthetic Officers
  5. Medical Assistants
  6. Orthopaedic Officers/assistants
  7. Clinical Ophthalmic Officers
  8. Environmental Health Officers
  9. Public Health Dental Assistants
  10. Public Health Assistants
  11. Dispensers/Pharmacy Technicians
  12. Psychiatry Clinical Officers
  13. Uganda Registered Nurses/Midwives
  14. Occupational Therapy
  15. Orthopaedic Technology.

1.2     Bachelor of Science in Medical Radiography

A Diploma in Medical Radiography of Makerere University or its equivalent from recognised Institutions.

1.3     Bachelor of Environmental Health Science

A Diploma in Environmental Health Science of Makerere       
University or its equivalent from recognised Institutions.

2.       FACULTY OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

2.1     Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine

A Diploma from the Veterinary Training Institute, Entebbe or Bukalasa Agricultural College.

2.2     Bachelor of Biomedical Laboratory Technology

An Ordinary Diploma in Laboratory Technology or its equivalent from a recognised Institution.
         
2.3     Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Health and Management

A Diploma in Wildlife Ecology, Veterinary Sciences, Agriculture, Animal Science, Forestry, Environmental Science, Animal Nursing or their equivalent from recognised Institutions.

2.4     Bachelor of Animal Production Technology and Management.

An Ordinary Diploma in Animal Health and Production (or its equivalent) from a recognised Institution.

3.       FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE

3.1     Bachelor of Agricultural Extension Education

A Diploma or its equivalent from a recognised Agricultural related Tertiary Institution.  Eligible candidates must have a related Post Diploma working experience of at least 2 years.

          3.2    Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering

An ordinary Technician Diploma, with at least credit 3 in Mathematics, from a recognised Institution of Higher Learning.

3.3     Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

A National Diploma in Agriculture or Animal Husbandry or its equivalent obtained from a recognised Institution of Higher Learning.

3.4     Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Technology

A National diploma in either Food Science, or Food Technology, or Veterinary Science, Forestry or Agriculture or the equivalent from recognised Institutions.

3.5     Bachelor of Science in Agricultural land Use and         Management

A Diploma or its equivalent in relevant fields from recognised Institutions.

3.6    Bachelor of Agribusiness Management

A National Diploma or its equivalent in Agricultural Business Studies and relevant fields from recognised Institutions.

3.7    Bachelor of Science in Horticulture

A National Diploma or its equivalent in Horticulture, Forestry, Agriculture or Biological Sciences from a recognised Institutions.

3.8     Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition

          Holders of the following Second Class or Credit Diplomas are eligible for admission

                   a)       Diploma in Education, Applicants must have studied the following subjects:  Biology, Chemistry, Agriculture, Home Economics.

                   b)       The Higher National Diploma from a recognized Institution in any of the following:

Chemistry, Human Nutrition, Home Economics, Food Science, Science and Technology, Catering, Agriculture, Health, Social Work.

c)       Ordinary Diploma from a recognized Institution in any of the following:

  • Science Technology (Biology)
  • Science Technology (Chemistry, Biochemistry)
  • Food Processing
  • Agriculture, Biology
  • Diploma in any of the Paramedical Institutions
  • Medical Laboratory Technologists
  • Radiographers
  • Physiotherapists
  • Anaesthetic Officers
  • Medical Assistants
  • Orthopedic Officers/assistants
  • Clinical Ophthalmic Officers
  • Environmental Health Officers
  • Public Health Dental Assistants
  • Public Health Assistants
  • Dispensers/Pharmacy Technicians
  • Psychiatry Clinical Officers
  • Uganda Registered Nurses/Midwives
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Orthopedic Technology.

     

4.       FACULTY OF FORESTRY AND NATURE CONSERVATION

4.1      Bachelor of Science in Forestry

A National Diploma in Forestry or Agriculture, or its equivalent from recognised Institutions.

4.2      Bachelor of Community Forestry

A National Diploma or its equivalent of good Standing in Forestry or other related agricultural sciences from a recognised Institution.

4.3      Bachelor of Science in Wood Science and Technology

A National Diploma or its equivalent in Forestry or related Technical fields, from a recognised Institution.
5.       FACULTY OF TECHNOLOGY

5.1     B.Sc. (Civil Engineering), BSc. (Electrical Engineering) and B.Sc.  (Mechanical Engineering)

A relevant Ordinary Diploma or its equivalent, with a Credit in Mathematics, from UPK, or any of the UTCs.

5.2     B.Sc. Telecommunications Engineering)

A Uganda National Examinations Board Ordinary Technical

Diploma or its equivalent (Credit Class).

Applicant should have obtained a Credit Pass in Mathematics.

          5.3     Bachelor of Science in Surveying
 
A Diploma from Entebbe Surveying School or its equivalent.  The applicants should have:

a)       Passed all the subjects of the final part at the same sitting.

  1.       b)     An overall average mark of at least 60% in all the                
  2.                   examinations.
  3.       c)      An average mark in Mathematics of at least 70%.

5.4     Bachelor of Architecture

(i)      An Ordinary Diploma in Architectural Draughtsmanship or its equivalent from UPK or any other recognised Institutions.

Applicants should have obtained at least a Credit 3 in the Building Construction and Drawing subject of the Diploma.

5.5     B.Sc. (Land Economics), B.Sc. (Quantity Surveying),
B.Sc. (Construction Management)

  • A UNEB Ordinary Diploma in Building and Civil
  • Engineering or its equivalent (Credit Class).
  • Applicant should have passed Mathematics, Building

Construction and Drawing with at least Credit 4 (four).

5.6     Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering

Candidates must hold UNEB Credit Ordinary Technical Diploma or its equivalent with Credit Pass in Mathematics.

6.       FACULTY OF LAW

6.1      Bachelor of Laws

Any diploma from a recognised Institution of Higher Learning.

7.       INSTITUTE OF STATISTICS AND APPLIED ECONOMICS

7.1    Bachelor of Statistics

EITHER:       A Diploma in Statistics (at Intermediate Professional Level) from the East African Statistical Training Centre, Dar-es-Salaam or its equivalent.

OR:              Any other Diploma from a recognised Institution with Mathematics as a major subject.

Initially, on an experimental basis and subject to review a candidate who is a holder of a Diploma of at least Credit grading obtained at the East African Statistical Training Centre, Dar es Salaam, will on admission to the Bachelor of Statistics Programme, be exempted from the first year and will thus enter the programme in the second year.  The holders of Pass Diplomas may be admitted to B.Stat Year I.

7.2     Bachelor of Science (Quantitative Economics)

A Diploma from a recognised Institution. The Diploma Programme must have involved Mathematics as a major subject.

7.3     Bachelor of Science in Population Studies

Any diploma from a recognised Institution.

7.4     Bachelor of Science in Business Statistics

At least a Second Class or Credit Diploma from a recognised Institution with Mathematics as a subject.

8.       MAKERERE UNIVERSITY BUSINESS SCHOOL

8.1     Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Business        Administration

(a)      A Diploma from the former National College of Business Studies and its sister Colleges of Commerce in:

(i)      Business Studies

Marketing (both Ordinary and Higher Diplomas)

(b)     A Diploma in Cooperatives from the Uganda Cooperative College, Kigumba.

(c)      The professional qualifications in courses such as CPA (Kenya), ACCA, ICMA, ICSA or their equivalent.

Diploma in Education with a bias in Business Education.

The following levels of passing are acceptable.

(a)      For the Business Studies and Marketing Diplomas:
          Credit in Principal or Core subjects, and

(b)     For the Professional Courses:  applicants should have passed the first level or stage of the professional courses such that the applicants would have been allowed to proceed to the second level or stage.

8.2     Bachelor of Catering and Hotel Management

     The following Diplomas or their equivalents:

  1. Uganda Diploma in Hotel and Institutional Catering
  2. Diploma in Business Studies
  3. Higher Diploma in Marketing
  4. Diploma from the Institute of Bankers
  5. Business Diploma from NTCs
  6. Diploma in Co-operatives

8.3     Bachelor of Human Resource Management.

          A Diploma from a recognised Institution

8.4     Bachelor of International Business

          A Diploma from a recognised Institution.

8.5     Bachelor of Leisure and Hospitality Management

A Diploma from a recognised Institution

8.6     Bachelor of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management.

A Diploma from a recognised Institution.

8.7     Bachelor of Business Computing

A Diploma from a recognised Institution
8.8     Bachelor of Procurement and Supply Chain Management

EITHER :      A Diploma in any discipline from a recognised institution

OR          :    A candidate should have completed level one of any professional course.

8.9     Bachelor of Office and Information Management.

A Diploma from a recognised Institution.

8.10   Bachelor of Real Estate Business Management

(i)      A candidates must hold a Credit Diploma in Business related discipline from a recognized Institution and must have passed Mathematics with Credit at O’Level.

(ii)      Candidates who completed Level One of the following Professional Courses ACCA, CIM, CIPS, ICSA, CPA and must have passed Mathematics with Credit at O’Level.

8.11   Bachelor of Science in Marketing

A Credit Diploma in any discipline from a recognized Institution or Candidates who have completed Level One of any Professional Courses.

8.12   Bachelor of Business Statistics

A relevant Credit Diploma from a recognized Institution with a bias in statistics.  Candidates who have completed Level One of any Professional Course are eligible with a bias in statistics.

8.13   Bachelor of Science in Finance

(i)      A candidate must hold a Credit Diploma in Business related discipline from a recognised Institution and must have passed Mathematics with at least a Credit at O’Level.

(ii)      Candidates who completed Level One of the following Professional Courses ACCA, CIM, CIPS, ICSA, CPA and must have passed Mathematics with at least a Credit at O’Level.

8.14   Bachelor of Leadership and Governance

          A candidate must hold a Second Class Diploma in any discipline from a recognised Institution
8.15   Bachelor of Arts in Economics

(i)      A candidate must hold a Credit Diploma in Business related discipline from a recognized Institution and must have passed Mathematics with at least a Credit at O’Level.

(ii)      Candidates who completed Level One of the following Professional Courses ACCA, CIM, CIPS, ICSA, CPA and must have passed Mathematics with at least Credit at O’Level.

8.16   Bachelor of Transport and Logistics Management

A candidate must hold a Credit Diploma from a recognized Institution.

8.17   Bachelor of Science in Accounting

(i)      A candidate must hold a Credit Diploma in Business related field with a Credit in Principal or Core courses like Quantitative Mathematics from a recognized Institution.

(ii)      Candidates who completed Level One of relevant professional Courses will also be eligible.

8.18   Bachelor of Travel and Tourism Management

(i)      A candidate must hold a Credit Diploma in any discipline from recognized Institution.

(ii)      Candidates who completed Level One of relevant professional Courses will also be eligible.

9.       FACULTY OF COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCE

9.1     Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

A Diploma in Computer Science, Engineering, Business Studies, Information Technology, Statistics or any other diploma with Mathematics as one of the subjects from any recognised Institution

9.2     Bachelor of Information Technology

A Diploma from a recognized Institution in any discipline or its equivalent.
 

9.3     Diploma in Computer Science and Information Technology

 Possess a Diploma from any recognized institution

For Certificate Holders   – a candidate must be a holder of at least Credit certificate in Computer Science or related field from a recognized   institution.

9.4     Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering

Candidates should possess at least a Second Class (Lower Division) Diploma in Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics or Any Diploma with either Mathematics or Computer Science as one of the subjects from any recognized Institution.

9.5     Bachelor of Information Systems

Candidates should possess at least a Second Class (Lower Division) Diploma in Computer Science or any other Diploma with business or computing aspects from any recognized Institution.

10.     FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES      
         
10.1   Bachelor of Arts (Social Sciences)

Any diploma from a recognised Institution.

10.2      Bachelor of Social Work and Social Administration

Any diploma from a recognised Institution.

11.     FACULTY OF ARTS

11.1   Bachelor of Arts

Any diploma from a recognised Institution.

11.2   Bachelor of Mass Communication

Any diploma from a recognised Institution.

11.3   Bachelor of Development Studies

Any diploma from a recognised Institution.

11.4   Bachelor of Urban Planning

Any diploma from a recognised Institution.

11.5   Bachelor of Arts in Music

A diploma in Music, Dance and Drama or a Diploma in Music from a recognised Institution.

11.6   Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Management

Any diploma from a recognised Institution.

          11.7   Bachelor of Tourism

Any diploma from a recognised Institution.

11.8   Bachelor of Arts in Dance

A Diploma in Music, Dance and Drama or a Diploma in Dance from a recognised Institution.

11.9     Bachelor of Arts in Drama

A Diploma in Music, Dance and Drama or a Diploma in Drama
from a recognised Institution.

11.10  Bachelor of Secretarial Studies

(a)      EITHER        A Secretarial Studies diploma from a recognised
                   Institution.

(b)     OR      Advanced Level Certificates in Secretarial
Studies from a recognised Institute, in the following subjects:

1.  Shorthand Stage III     –        100 w.p.m
2.  Typewriting III             –          50.w.p.m.
3.  Business English Stage III and

  1. Any two other subjects from among:
  2. Secretarial Duties Stage II
  3.    Office Practice/Management Stage
  4.   Commerce/Economics Stage II
  5.  (iv)  Accounting Stage II
  6. (v)   General Principles of Law Stage II
  7.   Marketing Stage II

Obtained from UNEB or an equivalent examining body.
12.     SCHOOL OF INDUSTRIAL AND FINE ARTS

 Bachelor of Industrial and Fine Arts

(a)      A Diploma from a recognised Institution with Art, Design, Technical Drawing as a bias or Art  and Design related course like Fashion Design, Computer graphics, Photography and Architecture.

Diplomas other than in Fine Art but with One-year Certificate in Art or Design Discipline from recognised Institutions and a portfolio of work in Art or Design Discipline.

NOTE:    This category of candidates should also possess an Advanced Level Certificate with at least One Principle Pass in Art or Technical Drawing.

13.      EAST AFRICAN SCHOOL OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION
           SCIENCE

13.1  Bachelor of Library and Information Science

Candidates must hold a Credit Diploma from any of these fields or related discipline from recognized Institution:

(i)      Diploma in Library and Information Science
(ii)      Diploma in Records and Archives Management
(iii)     Diploma in Library and Information Science
(iv)     Diploma in Information Management
(v)      Diploma in Publishing and Book Trade

The applicants should be strongly recommended by their employers.

13.2  Bachelor of Records and Archives Management

Candidates must hold at least a Second Class or Credit Diploma from recognized Institutions:

(i)      Diploma in Records and Archives Management
(ii)      Diploma in Library and Information Science
(iii)     Diploma in Information Management
(iv)     Diploma in Information Technology
(v)      Diploma in Computer Science
(vi)     Diploma in Secretarial Studies
(vii)    Diploma in Public Administration
Any related Diploma from any recognized Institution 

14.     FACULTY OF SCIENCE

14.1   Bachelor of Science

(a)      A Diploma in Education from National Teachers Colleges.

The applicants must have studied any of the following subjects:
Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Economics, Physics,
Geography or Agriculture.

(b)     At least an ordinary Diploma from the Uganda Polytechnic, Kyambogo or the UTCs and

The applicants must have studied any of the following subjects:
Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
                  
  c)       A Diploma from any of the following Agricultural Colleges:
Arapai, Nyabyeya, Fisheries Training Institute Entebbe, Bukalasa, Busitema, Veterinary Training Institute- Entebbe.

The candidates should have studied any of the following subjects:
Agriculture, Biology.

d)       A diploma from any of the Schools of Health (Medicine)

Radiographers, Dispensers, Nurses, Medical Laboratory
Technicians or Environmental Health Officers.

14.2   Bachelor of Science in Ethnobotany

Holders of a Diploma in Science based subjects with a bias in
Biology, Chemistry or Agriculture from recognised Institutions
may be admitted to the programme.

14.3   Bachelor of Science in Industrial Chemistry

(a)      An ordinary Diploma of UPK, UTCs and recognised
Technical Colleges with qualifications in Chemistry and Mathematics or related fields.

(b)     A Diploma in Education with Chemistry and either
          Mathematics or Physics.

14.4   Bachelor of Science in Fisheries and Aquaculture

    Diploma in Fisheries Management and Technology, Aquaculture Yacht and Boat Building, Veterinary Sciences or the equivalent from recognised Institutions.
14.5   Bachelor of Sports Science

          A Diploma in the relevant subjects:

          Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Geography, Mathematics, Commerce from ITEK, UPK, School of Hygiene, Paramedical Institute and other recognised Institutions of Higher Learning.

14.6   Bachelor of Science in Geological Resource Management

          A Diploma from a recognised Institution with a bias in Physical
          Sciences:  Mathematics, Physics, chemistry.

          14.7   Bachelor of Science in Conservation Biology

          Diplomas from recognised Institutions with a bias in Biology, chemistry, Forestry, Wildlife, Animal Husbandry, Environmental Education and Environmental Management.

14.8   Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Geosciences and Production

          The applicant must have obtained at least a Second Class Diploma in Science based disciplines with a bias either in Physics, Chemistry or mathematics or a Higher Diploma in Engineering and /or Geosciences.

15.     INSTITUTE OF ADULT AND CONTINUING EDUCATION

    1. Bachelor of Adult and Community Education up to (30% of the intake) 

          (a)     Diploma in Adult Education
          (b)     Diploma in Social Development
          (c)     Diploma in Co-operatives
          (d)     Diploma in Agriculture
          (e)     Diploma in Public Health
          (f)      Diploma in Animal Husbandry
          (g)     Diploma in Fisheries, and

          Any other Diplomas which prepare professionals for extension work or other community work.

16.     INSTITUTE OF PSYCHOLOGY

          16.1   Bachelor of Community Psychology

          A Diploma or its equivalent from a recognised Institution in any      of the following disciplines:
         
          Social Work, Counselling, Occupational Therapy, Psychiatry   and Education.

16.2   Bachelor of Industrial and Organizational Psychology

          Holders of at least a second class Diploma or its equivalent from     an Institution recognized by Makerere University.

17.     FACULTY OF ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT

17.1   Bachelor of Arts in Economics

          A Diploma from a recognised Institution in relevant    fields/subjects (Economics, Mathematics)

17.2   Bachelor of Arts in Development Economics

          At least a Second Class Diploma award from a recognised     Institution of higher learning.

17.3   Bachelor of Business Administration

Holders of Degree or at least a Second Class/Credit Diploma from a recognised Institution in the areas of Business Administration, Accounting, Cooperatives and Business Studies of at least a Lower Second-Class and a Credit in Principal or core subjects for the programme.

17.4   Bachelor of Procurement and Supplies Management

          A candidate must possess a Degree or at least a Second Class Diploma award from a recognised Institution.

18.     INSTITUTE OF ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES

          Holders of Relevant Diploma (at least a Second Class) in Science related subjects from Makerere University or other recognized   Institutions.

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A.      QUOTA FOR DIPLOMA HOLDERS

          (i)      For Government Sponsorship

The number of candidates admitted to each programme under the Diploma Holders Avenue should not exceed 5% of the intake per programme, except for Bachelor of Adult and Community Education whose quota for Diploma Holders is up to 30% of the intake for the programme.

For the Private Scheme the quota for Diploma Holders applicants varies as will be determined by each Faculty/Institute/School.

  1. The following Programmes have no Diploma Scheme.
  2. B.Sc. Nursing
  3. B.Sc. Education
  4. B.A. Education
  5. B. Sc (Actuarial Science)

B.      REQUIRED PERFORMANCE IN THE DIPLOMAS

          At least Second Class, Credit or equivalent performance.

C.      FACULTY REQUIREMENTS (The required Diplomas)

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

 B.Pharm, MBChB, BDS,

 A Diploma in any of the following health disciplines:

  1. Medical Laboratory Technologists
  2. Radiographers
  3. Physiotherapists
  4. Anaesthetic Officers
  5. Medical Assistants
  6. Orthopaedic Officers/assistants
  7. Clinical Ophthalmic Officers
  8. Environmental Health Officers
  9. Public Health Dental Assistants
  10. Public Health Assistants
  11. Dispensers/Pharmacy Technicians
  12. Psychiatry Clinical Officers
  13. Uganda Registered Nurses/Midwives
  14. Occupational Therapy
  15. Orthopaedic Technology.

1.2     Bachelor of Science in Medical Radiography

A Diploma in Medical Radiography of Makerere University or its equivalent from recognised Institutions.

1.3     Bachelor of Environmental Health Science

A Diploma in Environmental Health Science of Makerere       
University or its equivalent from recognised Institutions.

2.       FACULTY OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

2.1     Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine

A Diploma from the Veterinary Training Institute, Entebbe or Bukalasa Agricultural College.

2.2     Bachelor of Biomedical Laboratory Technology

An Ordinary Diploma in Laboratory Technology or its equivalent from a recognised Institution.
         
2.3     Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Health and Management

A Diploma in Wildlife Ecology, Veterinary Sciences, Agriculture, Animal Science, Forestry, Environmental Science, Animal Nursing or their equivalent from recognised Institutions.

2.4     Bachelor of Animal Production Technology and Management.

An Ordinary Diploma in Animal Health and Production (or its equivalent) from a recognised Institution.

3.       FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE

3.1     Bachelor of Agricultural Extension Education

A Diploma or its equivalent from a recognised Agricultural related Tertiary Institution.  Eligible candidates must have a related Post Diploma working experience of at least 2 years.

          3.2    Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering

An ordinary Technician Diploma, with at least credit 3 in Mathematics, from a recognised Institution of Higher Learning.

3.3     Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

A National Diploma in Agriculture or Animal Husbandry or its equivalent obtained from a recognised Institution of Higher Learning.

3.4     Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Technology

A National diploma in either Food Science, or Food Technology, or Veterinary Science, Forestry or Agriculture or the equivalent from recognised Institutions.

3.5     Bachelor of Science in Agricultural land Use and         Management

A Diploma or its equivalent in relevant fields from recognised Institutions.

3.6    Bachelor of Agribusiness Management

A National Diploma or its equivalent in Agricultural Business Studies and relevant fields from recognised Institutions.

3.7    Bachelor of Science in Horticulture

A National Diploma or its equivalent in Horticulture, Forestry, Agriculture or Biological Sciences from a recognised Institutions.

3.8     Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition

          Holders of the following Second Class or Credit Diplomas are eligible for admission

                   a)       Diploma in Education, Applicants must have studied the following subjects:  Biology, Chemistry, Agriculture, Home Economics.

                   b)       The Higher National Diploma from a recognized Institution in any of the following:

Chemistry, Human Nutrition, Home Economics, Food Science, Science and Technology, Catering, Agriculture, Health, Social Work.

c)       Ordinary Diploma from a recognized Institution in any of the following:

  • Science Technology (Biology)
  • Science Technology (Chemistry, Biochemistry)
  • Food Processing
  • Agriculture, Biology
  • Diploma in any of the Paramedical Institutions
  • Medical Laboratory Technologists
  • Radiographers
  • Physiotherapists
  • Anaesthetic Officers
  • Medical Assistants
  • Orthopedic Officers/assistants
  • Clinical Ophthalmic Officers
  • Environmental Health Officers
  • Public Health Dental Assistants
  • Public Health Assistants
  • Dispensers/Pharmacy Technicians
  • Psychiatry Clinical Officers
  • Uganda Registered Nurses/Midwives
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Orthopedic Technology.

     

4.       FACULTY OF FORESTRY AND NATURE CONSERVATION

4.1      Bachelor of Science in Forestry

A National Diploma in Forestry or Agriculture, or its equivalent from recognised Institutions.

4.2      Bachelor of Community Forestry

A National Diploma or its equivalent of good Standing in Forestry or other related agricultural sciences from a recognised Institution.

4.3      Bachelor of Science in Wood Science and Technology

A National Diploma or its equivalent in Forestry or related Technical fields, from a recognised Institution.
5.       FACULTY OF TECHNOLOGY

5.1     B.Sc. (Civil Engineering), BSc. (Electrical Engineering) and B.Sc.  (Mechanical Engineering)

A relevant Ordinary Diploma or its equivalent, with a Credit in Mathematics, from UPK, or any of the UTCs.

5.2     B.Sc. Telecommunications Engineering)

A Uganda National Examinations Board Ordinary Technical

Diploma or its equivalent (Credit Class).

Applicant should have obtained a Credit Pass in Mathematics.

          5.3     Bachelor of Science in Surveying
 
A Diploma from Entebbe Surveying School or its equivalent.  The applicants should have:

a)       Passed all the subjects of the final part at the same sitting.

  1.       b)     An overall average mark of at least 60% in all the                
  2.                   examinations.
  3.       c)      An average mark in Mathematics of at least 70%.

5.4     Bachelor of Architecture

(i)      An Ordinary Diploma in Architectural Draughtsmanship or its equivalent from UPK or any other recognised Institutions.

Applicants should have obtained at least a Credit 3 in the Building Construction and Drawing subject of the Diploma.

5.5     B.Sc. (Land Economics), B.Sc. (Quantity Surveying),
B.Sc. (Construction Management)

  • A UNEB Ordinary Diploma in Building and Civil
  • Engineering or its equivalent (Credit Class).
  • Applicant should have passed Mathematics, Building

Construction and Drawing with at least Credit 4 (four).

5.6     Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering

Candidates must hold UNEB Credit Ordinary Technical Diploma or its equivalent with Credit Pass in Mathematics.

6.       FACULTY OF LAW

6.1      Bachelor of Laws

Any diploma from a recognised Institution of Higher Learning.

7.       INSTITUTE OF STATISTICS AND APPLIED ECONOMICS

7.1    Bachelor of Statistics

EITHER:       A Diploma in Statistics (at Intermediate Professional Level) from the East African Statistical Training Centre, Dar-es-Salaam or its equivalent.

OR:              Any other Diploma from a recognised Institution with Mathematics as a major subject.

Initially, on an experimental basis and subject to review a candidate who is a holder of a Diploma of at least Credit grading obtained at the East African Statistical Training Centre, Dar es Salaam, will on admission to the Bachelor of Statistics Programme, be exempted from the first year and will thus enter the programme in the second year.  The holders of Pass Diplomas may be admitted to B.Stat Year I.

7.2     Bachelor of Science (Quantitative Economics)

A Diploma from a recognised Institution. The Diploma Programme must have involved Mathematics as a major subject.

7.3     Bachelor of Science in Population Studies

Any diploma from a recognised Institution.

7.4     Bachelor of Science in Business Statistics

At least a Second Class or Credit Diploma from a recognised Institution with Mathematics as a subject.

8.       MAKERERE UNIVERSITY BUSINESS SCHOOL

8.1     Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Business        Administration

(a)      A Diploma from the former National College of Business Studies and its sister Colleges of Commerce in:

(i)      Business Studies

Marketing (both Ordinary and Higher Diplomas)

(b)     A Diploma in Cooperatives from the Uganda Cooperative College, Kigumba.

(c)      The professional qualifications in courses such as CPA (Kenya), ACCA, ICMA, ICSA or their equivalent.

Diploma in Education with a bias in Business Education.

The following levels of passing are acceptable.

(a)      For the Business Studies and Marketing Diplomas:
          Credit in Principal or Core subjects, and

(b)     For the Professional Courses:  applicants should have passed the first level or stage of the professional courses such that the applicants would have been allowed to proceed to the second level or stage.

8.2     Bachelor of Catering and Hotel Management

     The following Diplomas or their equivalents:

  1. Uganda Diploma in Hotel and Institutional Catering
  2. Diploma in Business Studies
  3. Higher Diploma in Marketing
  4. Diploma from the Institute of Bankers
  5. Business Diploma from NTCs
  6. Diploma in Co-operatives

8.3     Bachelor of Human Resource Management.

          A Diploma from a recognised Institution

8.4     Bachelor of International Business

          A Diploma from a recognised Institution.

8.5     Bachelor of Leisure and Hospitality Management

A Diploma from a recognised Institution

8.6     Bachelor of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management.

A Diploma from a recognised Institution.

8.7     Bachelor of Business Computing

A Diploma from a recognised Institution
8.8     Bachelor of Procurement and Supply Chain Management

EITHER :      A Diploma in any discipline from a recognised institution

OR          :    A candidate should have completed level one of any professional course.

8.9     Bachelor of Office and Information Management.

A Diploma from a recognised Institution.

8.10   Bachelor of Real Estate Business Management

(i)      A candidates must hold a Credit Diploma in Business related discipline from a recognized Institution and must have passed Mathematics with Credit at O’Level.

(ii)      Candidates who completed Level One of the following Professional Courses ACCA, CIM, CIPS, ICSA, CPA and must have passed Mathematics with Credit at O’Level.

8.11   Bachelor of Science in Marketing

A Credit Diploma in any discipline from a recognized Institution or Candidates who have completed Level One of any Professional Courses.

8.12   Bachelor of Business Statistics

A relevant Credit Diploma from a recognized Institution with a bias in statistics.  Candidates who have completed Level One of any Professional Course are eligible with a bias in statistics.

8.13   Bachelor of Science in Finance

(i)      A candidate must hold a Credit Diploma in Business related discipline from a recognised Institution and must have passed Mathematics with at least a Credit at O’Level.

(ii)      Candidates who completed Level One of the following Professional Courses ACCA, CIM, CIPS, ICSA, CPA and must have passed Mathematics with at least a Credit at O’Level.

8.14   Bachelor of Leadership and Governance

          A candidate must hold a Second Class Diploma in any discipline from a recognised Institution
8.15   Bachelor of Arts in Economics

(i)      A candidate must hold a Credit Diploma in Business related discipline from a recognized Institution and must have passed Mathematics with at least a Credit at O’Level.

(ii)      Candidates who completed Level One of the following Professional Courses ACCA, CIM, CIPS, ICSA, CPA and must have passed Mathematics with at least Credit at O’Level.

8.16   Bachelor of Transport and Logistics Management

A candidate must hold a Credit Diploma from a recognized Institution.

8.17   Bachelor of Science in Accounting

(i)      A candidate must hold a Credit Diploma in Business related field with a Credit in Principal or Core courses like Quantitative Mathematics from a recognized Institution.

(ii)      Candidates who completed Level One of relevant professional Courses will also be eligible.

8.18   Bachelor of Travel and Tourism Management

(i)      A candidate must hold a Credit Diploma in any discipline from recognized Institution.

(ii)      Candidates who completed Level One of relevant professional Courses will also be eligible.

9.       FACULTY OF COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCE

9.1     Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

A Diploma in Computer Science, Engineering, Business Studies, Information Technology, Statistics or any other diploma with Mathematics as one of the subjects from any recognised Institution

9.2     Bachelor of Information Technology

A Diploma from a recognized Institution in any discipline or its equivalent.
 

9.3     Diploma in Computer Science and Information Technology

 Possess a Diploma from any recognized institution

For Certificate Holders   – a candidate must be a holder of at least Credit certificate in Computer Science or related field from a recognized   institution.

9.4     Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering

Candidates should possess at least a Second Class (Lower Division) Diploma in Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics or Any Diploma with either Mathematics or Computer Science as one of the subjects from any recognized Institution.

9.5     Bachelor of Information Systems

Candidates should possess at least a Second Class (Lower Division) Diploma in Computer Science or any other Diploma with business or computing aspects from any recognized Institution.

10.     FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES      
         
10.1   Bachelor of Arts (Social Sciences)

Any diploma from a recognised Institution.

10.2      Bachelor of Social Work and Social Administration

Any diploma from a recognised Institution.

11.     FACULTY OF ARTS

11.1   Bachelor of Arts

Any diploma from a recognised Institution.

11.2   Bachelor of Mass Communication

Any diploma from a recognised Institution.

11.3   Bachelor of Development Studies

Any diploma from a recognised Institution.

11.4   Bachelor of Urban Planning

Any diploma from a recognised Institution.

11.5   Bachelor of Arts in Music

A diploma in Music, Dance and Drama or a Diploma in Music from a recognised Institution.

11.6   Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Management

Any diploma from a recognised Institution.

          11.7   Bachelor of Tourism

Any diploma from a recognised Institution.

11.8   Bachelor of Arts in Dance

A Diploma in Music, Dance and Drama or a Diploma in Dance from a recognised Institution.

11.9     Bachelor of Arts in Drama

A Diploma in Music, Dance and Drama or a Diploma in Drama
from a recognised Institution.

11.10  Bachelor of Secretarial Studies

(a)      EITHER        A Secretarial Studies diploma from a recognised
                   Institution.

(b)     OR      Advanced Level Certificates in Secretarial
Studies from a recognised Institute, in the following subjects:

1.  Shorthand Stage III     –        100 w.p.m
2.  Typewriting III             –          50.w.p.m.
3.  Business English Stage III and

  1. Any two other subjects from among:
  2. Secretarial Duties Stage II
  3.    Office Practice/Management Stage
  4.   Commerce/Economics Stage II
  5.  (iv)  Accounting Stage II
  6. (v)   General Principles of Law Stage II
  7.   Marketing Stage II

Obtained from UNEB or an equivalent examining body.
12.     SCHOOL OF INDUSTRIAL AND FINE ARTS

 Bachelor of Industrial and Fine Arts

(a)      A Diploma from a recognised Institution with Art, Design, Technical Drawing as a bias or Art  and Design related course like Fashion Design, Computer graphics, Photography and Architecture.

Diplomas other than in Fine Art but with One-year Certificate in Art or Design Discipline from recognised Institutions and a portfolio of work in Art or Design Discipline.

NOTE:    This category of candidates should also possess an Advanced Level Certificate with at least One Principle Pass in Art or Technical Drawing.

13.      EAST AFRICAN SCHOOL OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION
           SCIENCE

13.1  Bachelor of Library and Information Science

Candidates must hold a Credit Diploma from any of these fields or related discipline from recognized Institution:

(i)      Diploma in Library and Information Science
(ii)      Diploma in Records and Archives Management
(iii)     Diploma in Library and Information Science
(iv)     Diploma in Information Management
(v)      Diploma in Publishing and Book Trade

The applicants should be strongly recommended by their employers.

13.2  Bachelor of Records and Archives Management

Candidates must hold at least a Second Class or Credit Diploma from recognized Institutions:

(i)      Diploma in Records and Archives Management
(ii)      Diploma in Library and Information Science
(iii)     Diploma in Information Management
(iv)     Diploma in Information Technology
(v)      Diploma in Computer Science
(vi)     Diploma in Secretarial Studies
(vii)    Diploma in Public Administration
Any related Diploma from any recognized Institution 

14.     FACULTY OF SCIENCE

14.1   Bachelor of Science

(a)      A Diploma in Education from National Teachers Colleges.

The applicants must have studied any of the following subjects:
Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Economics, Physics,
Geography or Agriculture.

(b)     At least an ordinary Diploma from the Uganda Polytechnic, Kyambogo or the UTCs and

The applicants must have studied any of the following subjects:
Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
                  
  c)       A Diploma from any of the following Agricultural Colleges:
Arapai, Nyabyeya, Fisheries Training Institute Entebbe, Bukalasa, Busitema, Veterinary Training Institute- Entebbe.

The candidates should have studied any of the following subjects:
Agriculture, Biology.

d)       A diploma from any of the Schools of Health (Medicine)

Radiographers, Dispensers, Nurses, Medical Laboratory
Technicians or Environmental Health Officers.

14.2   Bachelor of Science in Ethnobotany

Holders of a Diploma in Science based subjects with a bias in
Biology, Chemistry or Agriculture from recognised Institutions
may be admitted to the programme.

14.3   Bachelor of Science in Industrial Chemistry

(a)      An ordinary Diploma of UPK, UTCs and recognised
Technical Colleges with qualifications in Chemistry and Mathematics or related fields.

(b)     A Diploma in Education with Chemistry and either
          Mathematics or Physics.

14.4   Bachelor of Science in Fisheries and Aquaculture

    Diploma in Fisheries Management and Technology, Aquaculture Yacht and Boat Building, Veterinary Sciences or the equivalent from recognised Institutions.
14.5   Bachelor of Sports Science

          A Diploma in the relevant subjects:

          Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Geography, Mathematics, Commerce from ITEK, UPK, School of Hygiene, Paramedical Institute and other recognised Institutions of Higher Learning.

14.6   Bachelor of Science in Geological Resource Management

          A Diploma from a recognised Institution with a bias in Physical
          Sciences:  Mathematics, Physics, chemistry.

          14.7   Bachelor of Science in Conservation Biology

          Diplomas from recognised Institutions with a bias in Biology, chemistry, Forestry, Wildlife, Animal Husbandry, Environmental Education and Environmental Management.

14.8   Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Geosciences and Production

          The applicant must have obtained at least a Second Class Diploma in Science based disciplines with a bias either in Physics, Chemistry or mathematics or a Higher Diploma in Engineering and /or Geosciences.

15.     INSTITUTE OF ADULT AND CONTINUING EDUCATION

    1. Bachelor of Adult and Community Education up to (30% of the intake) 

          (a)     Diploma in Adult Education
          (b)     Diploma in Social Development
          (c)     Diploma in Co-operatives
          (d)     Diploma in Agriculture
          (e)     Diploma in Public Health
          (f)      Diploma in Animal Husbandry
          (g)     Diploma in Fisheries, and

          Any other Diplomas which prepare professionals for extension work or other community work.

16.     INSTITUTE OF PSYCHOLOGY

          16.1   Bachelor of Community Psychology

          A Diploma or its equivalent from a recognised Institution in any      of the following disciplines:
         
          Social Work, Counselling, Occupational Therapy, Psychiatry   and Education.

16.2   Bachelor of Industrial and Organizational Psychology

          Holders of at least a second class Diploma or its equivalent from     an Institution recognized by Makerere University.

17.     FACULTY OF ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT

17.1   Bachelor of Arts in Economics

          A Diploma from a recognised Institution in relevant    fields/subjects (Economics, Mathematics)

17.2   Bachelor of Arts in Development Economics

          At least a Second Class Diploma award from a recognised     Institution of higher learning.

17.3   Bachelor of Business Administration

Holders of Degree or at least a Second Class/Credit Diploma from a recognised Institution in the areas of Business Administration, Accounting, Cooperatives and Business Studies of at least a Lower Second-Class and a Credit in Principal or core subjects for the programme.

17.4   Bachelor of Procurement and Supplies Management

          A candidate must possess a Degree or at least a Second Class Diploma award from a recognised Institution.

18.     INSTITUTE OF ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES

          Holders of Relevant Diploma (at least a Second Class) in Science related subjects from Makerere University or other recognized   Institutions.

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Aptitude Test Exam Results for the Mature Age Entry Scheme 2023/2024

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The Office of Academic Registrar, Makerere University has released Aptitude Test Examination results for the Mature Age Entry Scheme Examinations held on Saturday 17th December, 2022.

The Candidates who scored 50% and above in the aptitude test passed the aptitude examination and will have their programme -specific examination paper marked. Those who scored less than 50% failed.

Access the links below for the lists categorised under Science-based and Humanities based programmes respectively:

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Mak Participates in New Vision Education Expo 2023

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Ms Joyce Muhanguzi, Senior Assistant Registrar in the Department of the Academic Registrar (L) interacts with visitors during the New Vision Education Expo 2023.

Makerere University is participating in the New Vision Education Expo 2023 to strengthen its niche as the leading provider of education services.

The three-day New Vision Expo (Friday 27th January 2023 to Sunday 29th January 2023) at the Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology (UICT) Nakawa brings on board players in the education and business fields to forge partnerships to improve the quality and outcomes of education in Uganda.

Makerere University seeks to maximally utilize the three days to ensure that the participants at the Education Expo gain a deeper understanding of its 100 year journey of providing excellent services to humanity through academic programmes, services offered and ongoing efforts aimed at producing employable graduates as well as entrepreneurs.

Ms Joyce Muhanguzi, has a one-on-one session with visitors to the Makerere University exhibition space.
Ms Joyce Muhanguzi, has a one-on-one session with visitors to the Makerere University exhibition space.

The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe highlights that Makerere University values stakeholder engagements and partnerships.  “The New Vision Expo 2023 presents Makerere University with an opportunity to enhance stakeholder engagements. It is about consolidating the relationships with schools, prospective students and parents, and partners in the education sector. I applaud the CEO of Vision Group-Mr. Don Wanyama for coming up with the Education Expo.”

To respond to the information needs of stakeholders, Makerere University has lined up a team of experienced staff from the Department of the Academic Registrar, the Admissions Office, Public Relations Office, Career Guidance experts as well as the Institute of Open Distance and e-Learning (IODeL) under the College of Education and External Studies (CEES).

According to the Principal PRO of Makerere University Ms. Ritah Namisango, the Education Expo provides a platform to reach out to the clients that Makerere University exists to serve. “You must be in touch with your prospective parents, students as well as schools and partners that continue to recommend you as the leading university in the region. Makerere University has celebrated 100 years of excellent service to humanity (1922-2022). So, as we continue to promote the academic programmes, innovations and services that we offer, we are ready to listen, interact and learn from respective stakeholders about what they expect from the University as we embark on the next 100 years.”

Ms. Ritah Namisango (L) and Ms. Joyce Muhanguzi interact with members of the public.
Ms. Ritah Namisango (L) and Ms. Joyce Muhanguzi interact with members of the public.

The New Vision Expo 2023 is happening at an opportune (holiday) time, which accords the students, parents and guardians quality time to visit the exhibition and interact with experts in the education sector.

In addition, Makerere University has recently advertised its academic programmes and it is preparing to receive students for the Academic year 2023/2024. Sharing her experience about the interaction with participants who visited the Makerere University exhibition space, Ms Joyce Muhanguzi, Senior Assistant Registrar in the Department of the Academic Registrar noted that most of the prospective students and parents wanted to know about the academic programmes, the subject combinations that students should study to qualify to apply for the respective academic programmes, and the available admission avenues i.e. government sponsorship, private sponsorship, diploma entry, direct entry, national merit, talented sports entry and district quota programme).

Mr. Dennis Kibuuka (L) has a one-on-one session with a visitor to the Makerere University exhibition space.
Mr. Dennis Kibuuka (L) has a one-on-one session with a visitor to the Makerere University exhibition space.

Ms Joyce Muhanguzi and Mr. Dennis Kibuuka’s interaction focused on students who expressed their desire to join Makerere University in the coming years, and needed a case by case approach to their information needs, career guidance and linkages to Professors and Administrative staff in the respective Colleges at Makerere University.

The prospective students and parents also disclosed that in addition to the information on the Makerere University website, they welcome interactive and friendly approaches such as the New Vision Education Expo where they are presented with a golden opportunity to interact with Makerere University officials face-to-face.

At the New Vision Education Expo 2023, Makerere University joins other exhibitors that include; Government agencies, NGOs, Telecom companies, Banks, Insurance companies, Kindergartens/Daycare Centres, Primary and Secondary schools, Ugandan and Kenyan Universities, International schools, Study Abroad Agencies, Vocational institutions, Scholastic materials suppliers and SME service providers.

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The Chancellor, Prof. Ezra Suruma (R) confers the Doctor of Philosophy upon Dr. John Kalule from CEES (L) during the Second Session of the 72nd Graduation Ceremony of Makerere University held on 24th May 2022 in the Freedom Square.

The 73rd Graduation Ceremony of Makerere University will be held from Monday 13th to Friday 17th February 2023 following the schedule below:

Monday, 13th February, 2023
College of Health Sciences (CHS)
College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS)
School of Law (SoL)

Tuesday, 14th February, 2023
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES)
College of Education and External Studies (CEES)

Wednesday, 15th February, 2023
College of Business and Management Sciences (CoBAMS)
College of Computing and Information Sciences (CoCIS)
College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Bio-security (CoVAB)

Thursday, 16th February, 2023
Makerere University Business School (MUBS)

Friday, 17th February, 2023
College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT)
College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS)

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