Each applicant should:
Have the Uganda Certificate of Education with at least (five passes), or its equivalent and at least two principal passes at Advanced Level obtained at the same sitting. For day programmes, only candidates who sat "A" Level in 2020, 2019 and 2018 are eligible to apply. For Evening, Afternoon, and External programmes, a candidate is not restricted on the year of sitting "A" Level.
Hold at least a Second Class or Credit (or equivalent classification) Diploma from a recognised institution, relevant to the programmes applied for. ( Details of the Diploma Admission requirements for the current academic year can be at the bottom of this page (PDF).
Be a Graduate from a recognised university.
How to apply
- Application forms and other relevant information may be obtained from undergraduate admissions Office, Level 3, Senate Building, Makerere University. Admissions are processed in May/June every year.
- Non-refundable application fee of UG Shs.50,000/= for Ugandans and UG Shs.172,500/= for International applicants plus Bank charges should be paid from the following banks using Makerere University Paying-in-slips:
All Banks that collect Uganda Revenue Authority Fees/Funds including the following:
- STANBIC BANK
- DFCU BANK
- CENTENARY BANK
- CRANE BANK
3. After paying, each applicant must attach a copy of the paying - in slip to the application form and submit in the application system https://apply.mak.ac.ug
Diploma holder applicants who hold class three (3) Diploma Certificates are not eligible for admission and therefore should not apply, except where stated in the diploma holders requirements.
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.
For the latest Cut-Off Points for the respective Academic Programmes to guide you in making choices for courses, programmes, tuition and other fees requirements.
For further enquiries, please contact the Academic Registrar's Office.