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Re-advertisement for Graduate Programmes 2021/2022



The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites more applicants for admission to Graduate Programmes (Postgraduate Diplomas, Masters and Doctoral Degree Programmes) for the 2021/2022 Academic Year. Applicants should have obtained at least a first or second class degree (or its equivalent) from a recognized and chartered university / institution at the time of completion.

Applicants should also possess a Ugandan Certificate of Education with at least five passes (or its equivalent) and a Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) with at least two principal passes and one subsidiary pass obtained at the same sitting (or its equivalent).
All Graduate Programmes are PRIVATELY-SPONSORED. Therefore applicants seeking sponsorship should have their applications endorsed by their respective sponsors where applicable. Applicants should note that the various fees payable to the University indicated for the various programmes EXCLUDE functional fees, accommodation, books, research and other expenses.

College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

1 MSc. in Agricultural Extension Education
2 MSc. in Animal Science
3 MSc. in Soil Science
4 MSc. in Integrated Watershed Management
5 MSc. in Plant Breeding and Seed Systems
6 MSc. in Applied Human Nutrition
7 Forestry and Biodiversity Management
8 Disaster Risk Management
9 Master of Land Use and Regional Development Planning
10 MSc. in Applied Meteorology
11 Master of Geographical Sciences

College of Humanities an Social Sciences

12 PGD in Gender and Local Economic Development
13 PGD Guidance and Counseling
14 M.A. in Human Rights
15 Philosophy
16 M.A. in Applied Ethics
17 M.A. in History
18 M.A. in Music
19 Literature
20 M.A. in Religious Studies
21 M.A. in Peace and Conflict Studies
22 M.A. in Religious and Theological Studies (Kinyamasika National Seminary)
23 M.A. in African Languages
24 M.A. in Linguistics
25 M.A. in Gender Studies
26 M.Ed. in Educational Psychology
27 Master of Organizational Psychology
28 M.A. in Counseling
29 MSc. in Clinical Psychology

College of Business and Management Sciences

30 PGD in Demography
31 M.A. in Economic Policy and Planning
32 M.A. in Economic Policy Management
33 Master of Business Administration
34 Master in Financial Services (Uganda Institute of Banking and Financial Services)
35 PGD in Statistics
36 PGD in Demography
37 Master of Statistics
38 Population and Reproductive Health
39 MSc. in Quantitative Economics
40 Master in Public Infrastructure Management(Block week Modular)

College of Education and External Studies

41 PGD in Education
42 Master of Instructional Design and Technology
43 Master of Education, Tracks:
a) Foundations of Education,
b) Early Childhood Education and Development,
c) Language and Literature Education,
d) Social Science and Humanities Education,
e) Science Education
44 Master of Higher Education, Tracks:
a) Leadership and Management
b) Teaching and Learning
c) Research and Innovation

College of Natural Sciences

45 MSc. in Physics
46 MSc. in Chemistry
47 MSc. in Botany
a) Molecular Biology & Genetics
b) Natural Resources Ecology & Conservation
c) Plant Taxonomy & Biosystematics
d) Microbiology & Plant Pathology
e) Plant Physiology
48 MSc. in Zoology
a) Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
b) Entomology
c) Parasitology
d) Wildlife Ecology_ and Management
49 MSc. in Geology
50 MSc. in Biochemistry
51 Petroleum Geosciences
52 MSc. Mathematics
53 MSc. Applied Mathematics

College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity
54 PGD in Livestock Development Planning & Management
55 Master of Veterinary Medicine (Food Animal Health & Production)
56 MSc. in Veterinary Pathology
57 Master of Biomedical Laboratory Sciences and Management
58 Wildlife Health and Management.
a) Wildlife Clinical Medicine
b) Wildlife Resource Management
c) Aquatic Health Management
59 Livestock Development and Management
a) Livestock Sector Planning and Management
b) Animal Product Processing, Entrepreneurship and Safety

Makerere University Business School
60 Master of Business Administration – Evening
61 MSc. in Accounting and Finance
62 MSc. in Marketing
63 Master of Human Resource Management
64 MSc. in Procurement & Supply Chain Management
65 MSc. in Leadership and Governance
66 MSc. in Entrepreneurship
67 M.A. in Economic Policy Management
68 Master of International Business
69 Master of Hospitality and Tourism Management
70 Master of Business Administration (Modular)
71 MSc. in Banking & Investment Management

College of Health Sciences

72 MSc. in Health Professions Education (Distance)

Doctoral Degrees by Coursework and Dissertation

PhD in Educational Management

Application Procedure

  1. Visit the Makerere University’s Admissions URL and generate a Payment
    Reference Number (PRN) by following the guide below.
  2. Sign up 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.
  3. A password will be sent to both your email 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 appropriate scheme
    i.e. Taught PhD, Masters and Postgraduate Diplomas.
  6. Obtain a payment advice slip by clicking on “Pay for Form” button.
  7. Make a payment at any of the following Banks:
    (a) Stanbic Bank
    (b) Post Bank
    (c) Centenary Bank
    (d) DFCU Bank
    (e) UBA Bank
  8. Print 2 copies of the filled form and attach 2 certified copies of your academic documents, 2 copies
    of all other relevant documents, 2 passport photos and the three referees’ letters of recommendation.
  9. Submit in office No. 307, level 3 Senate Building or email scanned copies of the mentioned
    documents to
    For foreign applicants, application fees can be transferred by EFT or any other means in UGX to designated URA collection account in Bank of Uganda as follows:

Account No.: 003410158000002

  1. Strictly observe the closing date of Tuesday, 30th November, 2021
  2. Further details, including fees structure can be accessed by following the link below:

Re-advertisement with details including fees structure 2021/2022 AY

Alfred Masikye Namoah

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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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