Advert: Admissions to Postgraduate Diploma in Peace Building and Conflict Transformation

The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites applications from suitable candidates for admission to a One Year Postgraduate Diploma in Peace Building and Conflict Transformation program offered at the College of Humanities and Social Sciences for the 2021/2022 Academic Year.


Each year, The Rotary Foundation awards up to 40 fellowships for a Postgraduate Diploma in Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation at Makerere University Rotary Peace Center.

The one-year program intended for working professionals includes a two-week online preliminary course, a 10-week on-site course with field studies, a nine-month implementation period for a social change initiative (with interactive online sessions), and an on-site capstone seminar.
Admission Requirements
In addition to the general admission requirements of Makerere University, applicants should possess any of the following qualifications:
A Bachelor's Degree of Second Class and above from the Humanities, Social Sciences, Public health related field or Interdisciplin ary Studies and its equivalent from a chartered institution with a minimum of 5 years' experience·in the field of Peace and Conflict.
The equivalent of a Bachelor's degree equated by the National Council of Higher Education and MUST have worked in a field of Peace, Security, Social & Conflict Transformation for a minimum of ten years.
Tution Fees Per Annum
Ugandans, East Africans & Rotary Sponsored Fellows: UGX 5,000,000
International Students Tuition: UGX 7,000,000
Fellowship Benefits for Rotary Sponsored Fellows:
  • Full Tuition and all related Fees
  • Monthly stipend while onsite
  • Accommodation and round trip travel ti cket
  • Fully funded Field Excursions
  • Health and travel Insurance
  • Ideal for Continuous Professional Development (CPO)
Persons with disabilities and from other diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
How to Submit your Application
  1. Visit the Makerere University's Admissions URL (Click on "HOW TO APPLY" for guidelines)
  2. Create your account, by clicking on "REGISTER NOW" Use your full name, email and Mobile No. Please note that your names must be similar to the ones on your supporting academic documents fo r your application to be considered valid.
  3. A one time password (OTP) will be sent to both your e-mail and mobile number.
  4. The system will prompt you to change the password to the one you can easily remember.
  5. To fill an application form, the applicant clicks on the APPLY NOW button displayed on
  6. The appropriate running scheme (Taught PhDs, Masters and Postgraduate Diplomas)
  7. Click and fill all the Sections on the form, one Section at a time. SAVE each FORM SECTION
  8. Before moving to the next. When complete SUBM IT the Application.
  9. Obtain a payment refe rence number by clicking on the "Pay for Form" button.
  10. Make a payment at any of the ba nks used by Uganda Revenue Authority:
a) Stanbic Bank
b) Post Bank
c) Centenary Bank
d) DFCU Bank
e) UBA Bank
9. Print 2 copies of the filled form and attach 2 certified copies of your academic documents, 2 copies of all other relevant documents, 2 passport photos and the three referees' letters of recommendation.
10. Submit in office No. 307, level 3 Senate Building or email scanned copies of the mentioned documents to
For foreign applicants, application fees can be transferred by EFT or any other means in UGX to designated URA collection account in Bank of Uganda as follows:
Account No.: 003410158000002
11. Strictly observe the closing date of 22nd OCTOBER, 2021.
Alfred Masikye Namoah