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Announcement for New Undergraduate Programmes 2017/2018



The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites applications for admission to the following new programmes to be offered for the 2017/2018 Academic year as follows:

A.    College of Agricultural & Environment Sciences (CAES)
(a)    Government Programme (25 slots)
1.    BCF    Bachelor of Science in Forestry 4 Years(Government sponsorship for Ugandans only)
    NB:    Students already admitted on government will not be considered.
(b)    Private Programme
Day Programme (80 slots)
2.    BCF    Bachelor of Science in Forestry (4 Years)
3.    BTH    Bachelor of Science in Tourism and Hospitality Management (3 Years)
4.    BGS    Bachelor of Geographical Sciences     (3 Years)

B.    College of Computing and Information Technology (CoCIS)
(a)      Government Programme (25 slots)
1.    BST    Bachelor of Information Systems & Technology (3 Years) Government sponsorship for Ugandans only.
NB: Students already admitted on government will not be considered.
(b) Private Programme 
Day Programme (200 slots)
2.    BST    Bachelor of Information Systems & Technology         
Evening Programme (200 slots)
3.    BSI    Bachelor of Information Systems & Technology         

C.  College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources & Bio-Security (CoVAB)
Private Programme
Day Programme (420 slots)
1.    BLB    Bachelor of Industrial Livestock and Business (with options for specialization in Year two:

(i)  Dairy Industry & Business 

(ii) Poultry Industry & Business 

(iii)Feed Industry & Business

(iv)Leather Industry & Business

(v) Commercial Insects & Wildlife Industry

(vi)Ranching & Meat Industry     

 Application Procedure:
(i)    Application forms for A’level and Diploma/Degree Holder applicants can be picked from Office 314, Level 3 Senate Building.  Other relevant information can be obtained from Undergraduate Admissions Office, Level 3, Senate Building, Makerere University, or can be downloaded from our Website with effect from Thursday 17th August, 2017.

(ii)    Non-refundable application fee of Shs.50,000/= for Ugandan, East African and S.Sudan applicants or equivalent of  $75 for Internationals plus Bank Charge should be paid from the following Banks:

(a)    Any Stanbic Bank    MUC – Fees Collection Account    9030005866749
(b)    Any dfcu Bank    MUC – Fees Collection Account    01083500181477
(c)    Any Centenary Bank    MUC – Fees Collection Account    3740300001
(d)    Any Post Bank    MUC – Fees Collection Account    1630037000063

(iii)    Candidates who hold Grades X, Y, Z, 7 and 9 of  O’level Results should not apply because they are not eligible.
(iv)    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.

Further information regarding admission requirements and tuition fees for the advertised courses can be found in the document under downloads below.

The closing date for receiving applications will be Thursday 31st August, 2017.


(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.

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Launch of Mak-RIF Round 4 Awards & PhD Call for Proposals



Mak-RIF 4 Awards and PhD Call For Proposals, 29th September 2022, 9:00 to 10:00 AM EAT.

Makerere University received funding from the Government of the Republic of Uganda, earmarked to support high impact Research and Innovations. This unique initiative arose after engagements between the top University Management and the Government of Uganda. This fund illustrates the increasing importance that the Government attaches to Research and Innovation as a driver of development and transformation. The objective of the fund is to increase the local generation of translatable research and scalable innovations that address key gaps required to drive Uganda’s development agenda. 

In the Financial years 2019/2020, 2020/2021 and 2021/2022 the Government of the Republic of Uganda through Mak-RIF has funded implementation of over 750 multidisciplinary research and innovations within the various Colleges, while engaging multiple stakeholders within and outside Makerere University. The Grants Management Committee (GMC) has finalized the award process for the Mak-RIF round 4 call for funding for this Financial Year 2022/2023.

The Grants Management Committee (GMC) hereby invites you to the Launch of the Mak-RIF Round 4 awards and PhD Call for Proposals scheduled to take place tomorrow Thursday 29th September 2022 from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. EAT. 

Please use the following details to join the launch.

Register in advance for this meeting: 
Meeting ID: 884 5662 9992
Password: 292624

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Notice: Makerere Disability Scheme 2022/23 Medical Review Exercise



One of the PWD graduands at the 69th Graduation during the Session held on 17th January 2019.

The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites persons with disability who applied for admission to public universities under the disability entry scheme for 2022/2023 Academic Year to appear for medical/review exercise at Makerere Unive, Senate Building, Level Two (2) in the Telepresence Centre.

NOTE: Only those who have the minimum entry requirements of at least two principal passes at A’ Level or its equivalent and at least five (5) passes at O’ Level or its equivalent will be interviewed.

 Only candidates who sat ‘a’ level in 2020, 2019 and 2018 are eligible for admission.

THE EXERCISE WILL BE CONDUCTED ON 3rd, 4th and 5th October, 2022 respectively from 9.00 A.M – 1.00 P.M each day.


(i) If you fail to appear on any of the given days above, there will be no other chance for you.

(ii) Applicants with Government Scholarship for the previous years are not eligible for admission



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Uganda’s policymakers implored to address forest loss, plastic & water pollution



Left to Right: Prof. Gunnar Köhlin, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, Amb. Maria Håkansson, Commissioner Julius Mafumbo and Prof. Edward Bbaale posing for a group photo before the opening ceremony on 22nd September 2022: Photo by EfD-Mak Centre.

The Vice Chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe on Thursday 22nd September, 2022 participated in the opening of the EfD Annual meeting hosted by Makerere University at Speke Resort Munyonyo where he appealed to government to implement the ban on kaveera and address other environmental issues.

The opening ceremony moderated by the EfD Global Hub Manager Gunnar Köhlin and was graced by Uganda’s Minister for Water and Environment represented by the Commissioner for Water, Mr. Julius Mafumbo and the Swedish Ambassador to Uganda, H.E. Maria Håkansson.

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