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Application to Bachelor of Social Development Degree Programme 2018/2019



The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites applications for the Bachelor of Arts in Social Development degree programme for Day and Evening tenable at Nsamizi Training Institute of Social Development (Mpigi) for the 2018/2019Academic year. Nsamizi Training Institute of Social Development is affiliated to Makerere University.

Admission Requirements:

Each applicant should either:

  1. Have a Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with a minimum of 5 Passes, or its equivalent and at least two Principal Passes at A’Level (UACE) obtained at the same sitting. (For the Day Programme only candidates who sat A’Level in 2017, 2016 and 2015 are eligible to apply). For the Evening programme, candidates are not restricted on the year of sitting A’Level.


  1. Hold at least a Second Class/Credit (or equivalent classification) Diploma from a recognized Institution. 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 OR Nsamizi Training Institute of Social Development (Mpigi), P.O. Box 149, Mpigi, Tel. No.0772623502/ 0706741519/ 0772469091/ 0701309003 after applying online.
  2. Be a graduate from a recognized 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 or Nsamizi Training Institute of Social Development (Mpigi), P.O. Box 149, Mpigi, Tel. No.0772623502/ 0706741519/ 0772469091/ 0701309003 after applying online.

Note that:

 (i) Candidates whose Ordinary and Advanced level results are of Grades “Y”, “ Z”, “7”, “9” and those with less than 5 Passes at O’Level need not apply because they are not eligible for admission, and;

 (ii)Candidates who hold 3rd Class or Pass Diplomas need not apply.

  1. The programme will be offered during the Day and Evening. SOD and SOE are the programme Codes for Day and Evening respectively.

Fees Structure

  1. Tuition fees – Shs.700,000/= Per Semester
  2. Functional fees (payable in Semester I) – Shs.495,000/= Per Annum
  1. National Council for Higher Education fees – Shs.20,000/= Per Annum


  1. Applicants should access the institution's admissions URL
  2. Signup 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 of a non refundable application fees of Shs.50,000/= or $75 for International plus Bank charges at any of the following Banks:
  • Stanbic Bank
  • Post Bank
  • Centenary Bank
  • dfcu Bank

The closing date for applying will be Friday 29th June, 2018.


  1. 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.
  2. Do not use any other documents not originating from the Academic Registrar's Office. Those who buy and use them do so at their own risk.
  3. The Academic Registrar has not appointed any agents to act on his behalf to solicit for additional funds other than the application fees stated above.
  4. The University has made arrangements to assist applicants who may need help to be able to apply online at Senate Building and Senior Common Room (Main Building). Be aware of Conmen and Women.


Date: 21st May, 2018

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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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