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The Academic Registrar of Makerere University invites applications for admission to Graduate Programmes (Postgraduate Diplomas, Masters and Doctoral degree Programmes) for the 2012/2013 Academic Year.

Applicants should have obtained at least a first degree or its equivalent from a recognized and chartered university/institution.

Sponsorship:
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.

Completed application forms should be returned to the Directorate of Research and Graduate Training, Room 307 and must be accompanied by relevant supporting certified copies of certificates, and academic transcripts, and the letters of referees.

Postgraduate Programmes

In this section, we enable a visitor to find out about particular academic programmes. Link to both faculty and department

Makerere offers more than 100 graduate programmes, listed below under their respective academic units. Follow the links to the respective websites to learn more about each programme.

Post Graduate programmes include;

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES (CAES)

MSc. in Agricultural Extension & Education
MSc. in Crop Science
MSc. in Animal Science
MSc. in Agricultural Engineering
MSc. in Soil Science
MSc. in Agricultural Economics
Master of Agribusiness Management
MSc. in Food Science & Technology
MSc in Agricultural & Applied Economics
MSc. in Plant Breeding and Seed Systems
Msc in Applied Human Nutrition
MSc. in Environment & Natural Resources
MSc. in Agroforestry
MSc. in Forestry
M.A. in Geography

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES (CoBAMS)

PGD in Demography
PGD in Statistics
M.A. in Economic Policy and Planning
M.A. in Economic Policy Management (Day &Evening)
M.A in Economics
Master of Business Administration
M.A. in Gender Analysis in Economics (Day)
M.A. in Demography
Master of Statistics
M.A. in Population and Development
MSc. in Population and Reproductive Health
MSc. in Quantitative Economics
MSc in Population Studies

COLLEGE OF COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES (CoCIS)

PGD in Information Technology
PGD in Computer Science
PGD in Data Communication and Software Engineering
PGD in Information Systems
MSc. in Computer Science
Master of Information Technology
MSc. in Data Communications and Software Engineering
Msc. in Information Systems
MSc. in Information Science

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND EXTERNAL STUDIES (CEES)

PGD in Education
M.Ed. in Science Education
M.Ed. in Social Sciences & Arts Education
M.Ed. in Language & Literature Education
M.Ed. in Curriculum Studies
M.Ed. in Educational Foundation
M.A. in Educational Policy and Planning
Master of Adult and Community Education

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, DESIGN, ART AND TECHNOLOGY (CEDAT)

PGD in Construction Project Management
M. of Engineering – Civil (Evening)
M. of Engineering – Mechanical(Evening)
M. of Engineering – Electrical (Evening)
MSc. in Civil Engineering(Day)
MSc. in Electrical Engineering(Day)
MSc. Mechanical Engineering (Day)
M. of Architecture (Day)
MSc. in Renewable Energy (Day)
M.A. in Fine Art

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES (CHS)

M. Med: Internal Medicine
M.Med Family Medicine
M.Med Microbiology
M.Med Ophthalmology
M.Med Paediatrics and Child Health
M.Med Pathology
M.Med Psychiatry
M.Med Radiology
M.Med Ear, Nose &Throat
M.Med General Surgery
M.Med Obstetrics & Gynaecology
M.Med Anaesthesia
M.Med Orthopaedic Surgery
Msc in Medical Illustration
MSc in Human Anatomy
MSc in Pharmacology
MSc in Physiology
MSc in Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Master of Dentistry (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery)
Master of Public Health (Full Time)
Master of Public Health (Distance)
Master of Health Services Research
Master of Public Health Nutrition

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES (CHUSS)

PGD in Gender and Local Economic Development
PGD Counselling
M.A. in Human Rights
M.A. in African Languages
M.A. in Philosophy
M.A. in Languages(foreign)
M.A. in History
M.A. in Music
M.A. in Literature
M.A. in Religious Studies
M.A. in Peace and Conflict Studies
M.A. in Religious and Theological Studies(Ggaba & Kinyamasika)
M.A. in Journalism and Communication
M.A. in Linguistics
M.A. in Gender Studies
M.A. in Public Administration & Management
M.A in Social Sector Planning & Management
M.A. in Sociology
M.A. in International Relations& Diplomatic Studies
M.A. in Rural Development
M.Ed. in Educational Psychology
Master of Organisational Psychology (Evening)
M.A. in Counselling
MSc. in Clinical Psychology

COLLEGE OF NATURAL SCIENCES (CoNAS)

MSc. in Mathematics
MSc. in Physics
MSc. in Chemistry
MSc. in Botany
MSc. in Zoology
MSc. in Geology
MSc. in Mathematical Modelling
M.Sc. in Biochemistry

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE, ANIMAL RESOURCES AND BIO-SECURITY (CoVAB)
PGD in Livestock Development Planning & Management
M. of Vet. Medicine (Food Animal Health & Production)
MSc. in Molecular Biology
MSc. in Vet Pathology
M. of Veterinary Preventive Medicine M. of Wildlife Health and Management

MSc in Livestock Development Planning and Management
Master of Biomedical Laboratory Sciences and Management
Master of Wildlife Tourism & Recreation Management
Master of Science Natural Products Technology and Value Chain Management
Master of Science in Animal Product Processing, Entrepreneurship and Safety

SCHOOL OF LAW (LAW)

Master of Laws

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE, ANIMAL RESOURCES AND BIO-SECURITY (CoVAB)

PGD in Livestock Development Planning & Management
M. of Vet. Medicine (Food Animal Health & Production)
MSc. in Molecular Biology
MSc. in Vet Pathology
M. of Veterinary Preventive Medicine M. of Wildlife Health and Management

MSc in Livestock Development Planning and Management
Master of Biomedical Laboratory Sciences and Management
Master of Wildlife Tourism & Recreation Management
Master of Science Natural Products Technology and Value Chain Management
Master of Science in Animal Product Processing, Entrepreneurship and Safety

Makerere University Business School

Master of Business Administration
MSc. in Accounting and Finance
MSc. in Marketing
Master of Human Resource Management
MSc. in Procurement & Supply Chain Management
M.Sc. in Leadership and Governance
M.Sc. in Entrepreneurship
M.A. in Economic Policy Management
M. in International Business
M. in Hospitality and Tourism Management
Master of Business Administration (Modular)
MSc. in Banking & Investment Management

DOCTORAL DEGREES BY COURSEWORKS AND DISSERTATIONS

Ph.D in Information Systems
Ph.D in Computer Science
Ph.D in Software Engineering
Ph.D in Information Technology
Ph.D in Information Science
Ph.D in Plant Breeding and Biotechnology.

FEES STRUCTURE

DURATION OF PROGRAMMES
Diplomas – One academic year
Masters degrees (full time) – Two academic years
Masters degrees (part time) – Three – four academic years
Masters of Medicine – Three academic years
Master of Public Health (Day) – Three academic years
Master of Public Health (Distance) – Three to six academic years
PhD (Provisional Admission) – One academic year Maximum
Ph.D/MD/LLD (full time) – Three academic years
Ph.D/MD/LLD (part time) – Five academic years.

Postgraduate Diploma
Normally a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from a recognised University in a subject or subjects relevant to the course applied for. Each programme has its Admission requirements stipulated under the Faculty/School/Institute Website.

Duration of Programme: 1 Academic Year

Masters Degree

Normally a Bachelor’s degree of at least second class, lower division or equivalent from a recognised University.  Applicants with lower qualifications must satisfy the relevant department and the Postgraduate Admissions Board that they have acquired academic growth, for instance, by evidence of research and publications or a relevant Postgraduate Diploma of Second class division.  In some departments, a qualifying course followed by examination is given.

Duration of Programme:

Full time – 2 Calendar years

Part time – 3 Calendar years

Master of Medicine degree: Full time – 3 Calendar years

Doctor Of Philosophy (Ph.D)

Normally a Master’s degree from a recognised University in a field relevant to the area of further studies.  First degree graduates who wish to register for Ph.D. would normally register for a master’s degree first and after a year or two of satisfactory progress may apply for upgrading of their candidature to Ph.D. level.  A research outline (synopsis) of 3-5 pages length should accompany the application.  This will be useful as a guide for PROVISIONAL ADMISSION for one year during which time the applicant will develop a comprehensive research proposal necessary for a FULL ADMISSION as soon as the proposal is approved.

Duration of Programme:

Full time – 3 Calendar Years

Part time – 5 Calendar Years

M.D. Degree

A Master’s degree in Medicine from a recognised University.

Duration of Programme:

Full time – 3 Calendar Years

Part time – 5 Calendar Years

LLD. Degree

A Master degree in Law from a recognised University.

Duration of Programme:

Full time – 3 Calendar Years
Part time – 5 Calendar Years

D. Litt. & D.Sc. (Higher Doctorates)

Degrees are awarded upon successful submission of original published and unpublished works on the area/topic of specialization.  These are higher doctorates normally applied for by holders of Ph.D. degrees.

Occasional Postgraduate students

Under occasional studentship, the University accepts non-degree students from other recognized University institutions on an agreed fees structure.  Application should be channeled through the Heads of such institutions.

Candidates may apply for registration at any time and could be admitted at the beginning of any semester of the academic year.

Occasional students may register for at least a semester and for not more than one academic year.

No such registration shall overlap two academic years.

All applications must be addressed to the Director, School of Postgraduate Studies who shall, in consultation with relevant bodies within the University, register such students.

Extension of Study Duration

With special permission, these periods may be extended as the Board of Postgraduate Studies and Research may consider reasonable.

Under no circumstances will a candidate be allowed to submit a thesis for examination unless he/she has been under regular and approved supervision for at least one year for a Master’s degree and two years for a Doctoral degree.

Please note that applications open in February and Close in April each year

Application Procedure
1.    Hard copies of application forms are obtainable from the Directorate of Research and Graduate Training, 3rd  Floor, Senate Building, Room 307 after payment of an application fee of Ug.shs 50,000/= (Ugandan applicants) or Ug. Shs. 151,500 (International Applicants) to any Stanbic Bank Branch and DFCU Bank in favour of the Makerere University Council.  International applicants should pay by bank draft as cheques will not be honoured. Bank pay-in-slips are obtainable from the Directorate of Research and Graduate Training, Room 307.

2.    The Account Name is Makerere University Fees Collection Account numbers: 0140018690001 for Stanbic Bank and 01013500181512 for DFCU Bank.

3.    Application forms can also be down loaded from our Website: http//sgs.mak.ac.ug

4.     Completed application forms should be returned to the Directorate of Research and Graduate Training, Room 307 and must be accompanied by relevant supporting certified copies of certificates, and academic transcripts, and the letters of referees.  Please strictly observe the closing date

5. All Applicants for Master of Laws (LLM) will do a Graduate Admission Test (GAT) consisting of an oral Interview and written test. The fee is Ug.shs. 100,000/= (One hundred thousand shillings).

6.    For detailed information about the Programmes, content and regulations can be obtained from the University Website or contact the Principals of the respective Colleges and Schools.

For any further enquiries, kindly contact

Mrs. Patience Mushengyezi
Deputy Registrar (Graduate Studies)
Room 414, Senate Building (Level 4)
Makerere University
P.O. Box 7062, Kampala, Uganda
Tel: +256 414 530983
Fax: +256 414 533809
Email: prmushengyezi@acadreg.mak.ac.ug

OR
Directorate of Research and Graduate Training (DRGT)
Makerere University
P.O. Box 7062, Kampala, Uganda
Email: drgt@rgt.mak.ac.ug
Web: http://rgt.mak.ac.ug

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