Makerere University [MAK] Admissions and Application Procedures

Makerere University [MAK] Admissions and Application Procedures;- Makerere University is one of the oldest and most prestigious English Universities in Africa. In January of that year, the school, which was later renamed Uganda Technical College, opened its doors to 14 day students who began studying Carpentry, Building and Mechanics.

In 1949, it became a University College affiliated to the University College of London, offering courses leading to the general degrees of its then mother institution.

With the establishment of the University of East Africa in June 29, 1963, the special relationship with the University of London came to a close and degrees of the University of East Africa were instituted.

Makerere University [MAK] Admissions and Application Procedures

Makerere University offers a wide range of study opportunities at different levels of your career. These programmes which are conducted in English as the language of instruction range from undergraduate, graduate as well as continuing career enhancement options. If standard study options dont apply to you, flexible study options may be more suitable.

These include:

Makerere University offers a number of academic programmes at Diploma, Undergraduate and Postgraduate Levels. Please click the links below to view detailed list of courses in the respective categories.

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:

Undergraduate

Makerere University offers a number of Bachelors Degree Programmes. They are listed below under their sespective academic units.

1. College Of Agricultural And Environmental Sciences (CAES)Day Programmes

Postgraduate

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.

On July 1, 1970, Makerere became an independent national university of the Republic of Uganda, offering undergraduate and postgraduate courses leading to its own awards. Makerere University offers not only day but also evening and external study programmes to a student body of about 35,000 undergraduates and 3,000 postgraduates (both Ugandan and foreign). It is also a very active centre for research.

The University transitioned from the Faculty-based to the collegiate system on 1st July 2011 and as of Friday 30th December 2011, Makerere University officially transformed into a Collegiate University with 9 Constituent Colleges and as at 1st July 2014, 10 Constituent Colleges including the School of Law, all operating as semi-autonomous units of the University.

Please visit our Celebrating 90 Years of Makerere University Website (http://90.mak.ac.ug) for more information.

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