Makerere University

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Type Public University Professional Institution
Ownership Government Aided School
Gender Mixed School
Boarding Day & Boarding
Religion Secular School

Established in 1922 as a humble technical school, Makerere University is one of the oldest and most prestigious Universities in Africa.

Certificate and Diploma

Makerere offers Diploma and Certificate programs that help prepare students for higher education and also advance their careers. They are usually under certain departments and short in length since they are intended to cover specific areas. They include:

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Diploma in Civil Engineering and Surveying

College of Education and External Studies

  • Diploma in Project Planning and Management

College of Computing and Information Sciences

  • Diploma in Computer Science
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
  • IT ESSENTIAL I & II
  • Oracle Certified Associate Program(OCA)
  • Oracle Certified professional (OCP)
  • Microsoft Certification
  • International Computer Driving Licence
  • Certificate in Computer Applications
  • Staff Development Programs

East African School of Library and Information Science

  • Diploma in Records and Archives Management ·
  • Diploma in Library and Information Studies

College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biodiversity

  • Animal nutrition and commercial feed production
  • Integrated livestock and rural development
  • Applied food microbiology
  • Artificial insemination for field technicians
  • Artificial insemination for field veterinarians
  • Conservation Medicine
  • Essential surgical skills for food animal practice
  • Obstetrical procedures in food animals
  • Reproductive herd health and production management
  • Small ruminant and rabbit production
  • Wildlife health and management

Undergraduate

Makerere University Offers A Number Of Bachelors Degree Programmes. They Are Listed Below Under Their Respective Academic Units.

1. College Of Agricultural And Environmental Sciences (Caes)

Day Programmes

  • AGR - Bachelor Of Science In Agriculture
  • FST - Bachelor Of Science In Food Science And Technology
  • AGE - Bachelor Of Science In Agricultural Engineering
  • BAR - Bachelor Of Agricultural And Rural Innovation
  • BAM - Bachelor Of Science In Agricultural Land Use And Management
  • HOT - Bachelor Of Science In Horticulture
  • AGM - Bachelor Of Agribusiness Management
  • HUN - Bachelor Of Science In Human Nutrition
  • BVS - Bachelor Of Environmental Science
  • FOR - Bachelor Of Conservation Forestry & Products Technology
  • BCF - Bachelor Of Social & Enterpreneural Forestry

Evening Programmes

  • BAE - Bachelor Of Science In Agricultural Land Use And Management

2. College Of Business And Management Sciences (Cobams)

Day Programmes

  • ECO - Bachelor Of Arts In Economics
  • DEC - Bachelor Of Arts In Development Economics
  • COE - Bachelor Of Commerce
  • ADM - Bachelor Of Business Administration
  • STA - Bachelor Of Statistics
  • BQE - Bachelor Of Science In Quantitative Economics
  • BPS - Bachelor Of Science In Population Studies
  • SAS - Bachelor Of Science In Actuarial Science
  • BBS - Bachelor Of Science In Business Statistics

Evening Programmes

  • ECE - Bachelor Of Arts In Economics
  • DEE - Bachelor Of Arts In Development Economics
  • CEO - Bachelor Of Commerce
  • AND - Bachelor Of Business Administration
  • BSQ - Bachelor Of Science In Quantitative Economics
  • BPE - Bachelor Of Science In Population Studies
  • SAT - Bachelor Of Science In Actuarial Science
  • EBS - Bachelor Of Science In Business Statistics

3. College Of Computing And Information Sciences (Cocis)

Day Programmes

  • CSC - Bachelor Of Science In Computer Science
  • BIT - Bachelor Of Information Technology
  • ILD - Bachelor Of Information System
  • BSW - Bachelor Of Science In Software Engineering
  • DCS - Diploma In Computer Science And Information Technology
  • LIS - Bachelor Of Library And Information Science
  • BRA - Bachelor Of Records And Archives Management
  • ARM - Diploma In Archives And Records Management

Evening Programmes

  • CSE - Bachelor Of Science In Computer Science
  • BET - Bachelor Of Information Technology
  • BIS - Bachelor Of Information System
  • SSE - Bachelor Of Science In Software Engineering
  • DCE - Diploma In Computer Science And Information Technology
  • BLE - Bachelor Of Library And Information Science
  • BRE - Bachelor Of Records And Archives Management
  • LIB - Diploma In Library And Information Studies
  • RAM - Diploma In Archives And Records Management

4. College Of Education And External Studies (Cees)

Day Programmes

  • EDA - Bachelor Of Arts With Education
  • EDS - Bachelor Of Science With Education
  • BAC - Bachelor Of Adult And Community Education

Evening Programmes

  • EDE - Bachelor Of Arts With Education
  • BCE - Bachelor Of Adult And Community Education
  • DPM - Diploma In Project Planning And Management

External Programmes

  • COX - Bachelor Of Commerce
  • SCX - Bachelor Of Science
  • BED - Bachelor Of Education
  • CYP - Diploma In Youth In Development Work

5. College Of Engineering, Design, Art And Technology (Cedat)

Day Programmes

  • CIV - Bachelor Of Science In Civil Engineering
  • ELE - Bachelor Of Science In Electrical Engineering
  • MEC - Bachelor Of Science In Mechanical Engineering
  • SUR - Bachelor Of Science In Surveying
  • ARC - Bachelor Of Architecture
  • SQS - Bachelor Of Science In Quantity Surveying
  • SLE - Bachelor Of Science In Land Economics
  • SCM - Bachelor Of Science In Construction Management
  • STE - Bachelor Of Science In Telecommunications Engineering
  • CMP - Bachelor Of Science In Computer Engineering
  • CSD - Diploma In Civil Engineering Surveying
  • FIN - Bachelor Of Industrial And Fine Arts

Parallel Programmes
(Classes Are Conducted Both During The Day And In The Afternoon)

  • CIA - Bachelor Of Science In Civil Engineering
  • ELA - Bachelor Of Science In Electrical Engineering
  • MEA - Bachelor Of Science In Mechanical Engineering
  • SUA - Bachelor Of Science In Surveying
  • ARA – Bachelor Of Architecture
  • SQA - Bachelor Of Science In Quantity Surveying
  • SLA - Bachelor Of Science In Land Economics
  • SCA - Bachelor Of Science In Construction Management
  • CME - Bachelor Of Science In Computer Engineering
  • STM - Bachelor Of Science In Telecommunications Engineering
  • CSS - Diploma In Civil Engineering Surveying

Postgraduate

College of Agricultural Sciences & 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 (CoBAM)

  • 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 Organizational Psychology (Evening)
  • M.A. in Counseling
  • 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 Biodiversity (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

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.

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.

School Contacts

Contact Person Academic Regisitrar
Postal Address P.O. Box 7062 Kampala, Uganda
Address Kampala, Uganda
Telephone +256 414 533332
Fax
Email ar@acadreg.mak.ac.ug
Web/URL http://mak.ac.ug/

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  • Date: 2015-03-03 - 2015-03-31
    School: Makerere University
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