Programmes

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
  • Master of Science in Forestry and Biodiversity Management
  • Master of Science in Disaster Risk Management
  • Master of Land Use and Regional Development Planning
  • Master of Science in Agroforestry and Community Development    
  • Master of Geographical Sciences
  • Master of Science in Environment and Natural Resources Management

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
  • M.A in Economics
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Statistics
  • MSc.in 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)

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)
  • M.Ed. in Curriculum Studies
  • Master of Adult and Community Education
  • Master of Instructional Design and Technology
  • Master of Education, Options:

   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

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
  • 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: 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 Mgt
  • MSc. in Pharmacognosy
  • 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 Dentistry (Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery)

College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS)

  • PGD in Gender and Local Economic Development
  • PGD in Social Justice (Nsamizi)
  • PGD (Guidance and Counselling)
  • M.A. in Human Rights
  • M.A.in Philosophy
  • M. of Philosophy in Applied Ethics
  • M.A. in Journalism and Communication
  • 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 African Languages
  • 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
  • M.A. in Counselling
  • MSc. in Clinical Psychology
  • MSc.in Health Professions Education (Distance)

College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS)

  • MSc. in Physics
  • MSc. in Chemistry
  • MSc. in Botany, Options:
    • Molecular Biology & Genetics,
    • Natural Resources Ecology & Conservation,
    • Plant Taxonomy & Biosystematics,
    • Microbiology & Plant Pathology and
    • Plant Physiology
  • MSc. in Zoology Options:
    • Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences,
    • Entomology,
    • Parasitology
    • Wildlife Ecology and Management
  • MSc. in Geology
  • M.Sc. in Biochemistry
  • MSc.in Petroleum Geosciences

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

  • PGD in Livestock Development Planning & Management
  • Master of Vet. Medicine (Food Animal Health & Production)
  • MSc. in Molecular Biology
  • MSc. in Veterinary Pathology
  • Master of Veterinary Preventive Medicine (Field Epidemiology Track)
  • Master of Biomedical Laboratory Sciences and Management
  • MSc.in International Infectious Diseases Management
  • MSc.in Wildlife Health and Management. Tracks:
    • Wildlife Clinical Medicine
    • Wildlife Resource Management
    • Aquatic Health Management
  • MSc.in Livestock Development and Management. Tracks:
    • Livestock Sector Planning and Management
    • Animal Product Processing, Entrepreneurship and Safety.

School of Law (LAW)

  • Master of Laws

AFFILIATED INSTITUTIONS to MAKERERE UNIVERSITY

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
  • 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 Business Psychology

DOCTORAL DEGREES BY COURSEWORKS AND DISSERTATIONS

  • 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 Economics

DURATION OF PROGRAMMES

  • 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.