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.

College of Agricultural Sciences & Environmental Sciences (CAES)

  • PGD Environmental Impact Assessment
  • MSc. in Agricultural Extension Education
  • MSc. in Crop Science
  • MSc. in Animal Science
  • MSc. in Agricultural Engineering
  • MSc. in Soil Science
  • Master of Agribusiness Management
  • MSc. in Integrated Watershed Management
  • MSc. in Food Science & Technology
  • MSc. in Plant Breeding and Seed Systems
  • MSc. in Applied Human Nutrition
  • Forestry and Biodiversity Management
  • Disaster Risk Management
  • Master of Land Use and Regional Development Planning
  • Agroforestry and Community Development
  • Master of Geographical Sciences
  • MSc. Food Safety and Quality Management
  • Master of Science in Environment and Natural Resources
  • MSc. Agricultural and Applied Economics
  • MSc. in Applied Meteorology
  • MSc. in Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • MSc. in Climate Change and Development

College of Business and Management Sciences (CoBAM)

  • PGD in Demography and Population Studies
  • PGD in Population and Reproductive Health
  • PGD in Statistics
  • Master of Demography and Population Studies
  • M.A. in Economic Policy and Planning
  • M.A. in Economic Policy Management
  • M.A in Economics
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Statistics
  • Population and Reproductive Health
  • MSc. in Quantitative Economics
  • Master in Financial Services (Uganda Institute of Banking and Financial Services)
  • Master in Public Infrastructure Management (Block week Modular)
  • MSc. in Investment and Risk Management
  • MSc. in Accounting and Finance

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 Communication and Software Engineering
  • MSc. in Information Systems
  • MSc. in Information Science
  • MSc. in Records and Archives Management

College of Education and External Studies (CEES)

  • PGD in Education
  • PGD in Medical Education (Mulago Health Tutors College)
  • Master of Education in Curriculum Studies
  • Master of Adult and Community Education
  • Master of Instructional Design and Technology
  • Master of Education, Tracks:

a) Educational Management,
b) Foundations of Education,
c) Educational Policy and Planning
d) Early Childhood Education and Development,
e) Language and Literature Education,
f) Social Science and Humanities Education,
g) Science Education

  • Master of Higher Education, Tracks:

a) Leadership and Management
b) Teaching and Learning
c) Research and Innovation

College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT)

  • PGD in Construction Project Management
  • PGD in Urban Planning and Design
  • MSc. in Mechanical Engineering
  • Master of Architecture
  • MSc. in Renewable Energy
  • MSc. in Technology Innovation and Industrial Development
  • MSc. in Civil Engineering
  • MSc. in Urban Planning & Design
  • MSc. in Geo-Information Science and Technology
  • MSc. in Power Systems Engineering
  • MSc. in Telecommunication Engineering
  • MSc. in Construction Management
  • MSc. in Land Management
  • M.A. in Fine Art

College of Health Sciences (CHS)

  • M. Med: Internal Medicine
  • M.Med: Family Medicine
  • M.Med: Emergency Medicine
  • M.Med: Neurosurgery
  • 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: Surgery
  • M.Med: Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • M.Med: Anaesthesia
  • M.Med: Orthopaedics
  • MSc. in Medical Illustration
  • MSc. in Human Anatomy
  • MSc. in Pharmacology
  • MSc. in Physiology
  • MSc. in Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics
  • MSc. in Immunology and Clinical Microbiology
  • MSc. in Pharmaceuticals and Health Supplies Management
  • MSc. in Pharmacognosy
  • Health Professions Education (Distance)
  • Biostatistics
  • Master of Nursing (Midwifery & Women’s Health)
  • Master of Public Health (Full Time)
  • Master of Public Health (Distance)
  • Master of Health Services Research
  • Master of Public Health Nutrition
  • Master of Public Health Disaster Management
  • Master of Health Sciences in Bioethics
  • Master of Health Informatics
  • Master of Public Health Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Master of Science in Bioinformatics
  • Master of Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Palliative Care (Tenable at the Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care in Africa)

College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS)

  • PGD in Gender and Local Economic Development
  • PGD in Guidance and Counselling
  • M.A. in Human Rights
  • Philosophy
  • Master of Philosophy in Applied Ethics
  • Master of Strategic and Corporate Communication
  • Master of Journalism and Multimedia
  • 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 National Seminaries)
  • M.A. in African Languages
  • M.A. in Linguistics
  • Master of Development Studies
  • M.A. in Gender Studies
  • M.A. in Public Administration & Management
  • M.A. in Sociology
  • M.A. in International Relations & Diplomatic Studies
  • M.A. in Rural Development
  • Master of Social Work
  • M.Ed. in Educational Psychology
  • Master of Organizational Psychology
  • M.A. in Counselling
  • MSc. in Clinical Psychology
  • M.A in French Language Studies

College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS)

  • MSc. in Physics
  • MSc. in Chemistry
  • MSc. in Botany Tracks:

a) Molecular Biology & Genetics
b) Natural Resources Ecology & Conservation
c) Plant Taxonomy & Biosystematics
d) Microbiology & Plant Pathology
e) Plant Physiology

  • MSc. in Zoology Tracks:

a) Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
b) Entomology and Parasitology
d) Wildlife Ecology and Management

  • MSc. in Geology
  • MSc. in Biochemistry
  • Petroleum Geosciences
  • MSc. Mathematics Tracks:

a) Analysis
b) Algebra and Geometry
c) Number Theory and Discrete Mathematics

  • MSc. Applied Mathematics

a) Biomathematics
b) Financial Mathematics
c) Mathematical Statistics
d) Computational Science

College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biodiversity (CoVAB)

  • PGD in Livestock Development Planning & Management
  • Master of Veterinary Medicine. Tracks:

a) Farm Animal Practice and Herd Health
b) Comparative Pathology and Diagnostics
c) Companion and Recreational Animal Practice
d) Governance and Administration of Public Veterinary Services
e) Pharmaceutical Practice and Regulation

  • MSc. in Molecular Biology
  • MSc. in Veterinary Pathology
  • Master of Veterinary Preventive Medicine
  • Master of Biomedical Laboratory Sciences and Management
  • International Infectious Diseases Management
  • Wildlife Health and Management. Tracks:

a) Wildlife Clinical Medicine
b) Wildlife Resource Management
c) Aquatic Health Management

  • Livestock Development and Management. Tracks:
a) Livestock Sector Planning and Management
b) Animal Product Processing, Entrepreneurship and Safety

School of Law (LAW)

  • Master of Laws


Makerere University Business School

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


  • PhD in Health Science
  • PhD in Agricultural and Rural Innovation
  • PhD in Data Communication & Software Engineering
  • PhD in Computer Science
  • PhD in Information Technology
  • PhD in Information Systems
  • PhD in Information Science
  • PhD in Educational Management
  • PhD in Plant Breeding and Biotechnology
  • PhD in Bioinformatics
  • PhD in Agricultural and Applied Economics
  • PhD in Mathematics
  • PhD in Energy Economics and Governance


  • Postgraduate 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)    -    Two Academic Years
  • Master of Public Health (Distance)    -    Three to Five Academic Years
  • PhD (Provisional Admission)    -    One Academic Year (Maximum)
  • PhD (Full Admission)    -    Three Academic Years
  • PhD/MD/LLD (full time)    -    Three Academic Years
  • PhD/MD/LLD (part time)    -    Five Academic Years.