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Minimum Entry Requirements

The applicant should:

  1. Hold the Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE)/O’ Level or its equivalent with passes in at least 5 subjects obtained at the same sitting.
  2. Hold the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE)/A’ Level with at least 2 principal passes or its equivalent obtained at the same sitting.
  3. Diploma holders should have passed with at least a credit from a recognized institution.
  4. Postgraduate applicants must have an honors degree or its equivalent from a recognized degree awarding institution.

Applicants should note that;

  1. All academic documents presented must be from accredited institution
  2. CASES OF IMPERSONATION, FALSIFICATION OF DOCUMENTS OR GIVING FALSE/INCOMPLETE INFORMATION WHENEVER DISCOVERED WILL LEAD TO AUTOMATIC CANCELLATION OF ADMISSION.
  3. Completed Applications must be accompanied with certified copies of academic documents
  4. Detailed information about the specific entry requirements for each programme can be obtained from the university website, http://registrar.must.ac.ug/downloads, or contact the Academic Registrar’s office.
  5. Applicants whose first language is not English or did not go through an education system with English as a medium of instruction will be required to provide evidence from a recognized English language training institution that they have sufficient command of English language to cope with the programmes.

Undergraduate (Diploma Entry)

Mbarara Main Campus

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (Duration 5 Years)

Entry Requirements

  • Be holder of Diploma in any Bio-medical Sciences.
  • Be registered by the Allied Health Professionals’ Council or the Uganda Nurses and Midwives’ Council
  • Preference will be given to those with experience of working under primary health care in a rural setting
  • The candidates who meet the above criteria will be required to sit for an entrance examination in General Paper, Anatomy, Microbiology, Pharmacology and Physiology on Saturday 23rd March, 2018.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Duration 2 Years)

Entry Requirements

  • Registered Nurses or Midwives or Comprehensive Nurses or Psychiatric Nurses or Paediatric Nurses
  • Registered or eligible for registration with Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council
  • Should have passed science subjects especially Mathematics and Chemistry at ‘O’ level
  • Sit and pass an entrance examination in Anatomy, Physiology, Microbiology and General Paper on Saturday 23rd March, 2018.

Bachelor of Pharmacy (Duration 4 Years)

Entry Requirements

  • Be a holder of a Diploma in Pharmacy.
  • Should have passed Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and English at O’ Level with at least a credit.
  • Sit and pass an entrance examination consisting of three written papers in Pharmacology, Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Natural products, Introduction to Dispensing and Physiology on Saturday 23rd March, 2018.

Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences (Duration 3 Years)

Entry Requirements

  • Be a holder of a Diploma in Pharmacy or Diploma in Science Laboratory Technology.
  • Should have passed Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and English at O’ Level with at least a credit.

Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Sciences (Duration 2 and a half years, Weekend)

Entry Requirements

  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology from a recognized institution.
  • Registered with Allied Health Professionals’ Council
  • Submit two reference reports one from current employer(s) and the other from the institution where the Diploma training was done.
  • Sit and pass an entrance examination consisting of three written papers in Clinical Chemistry, Haematology & Blood Transfusion, Histopathology, Microbiology, and Parasitology on Saturday 23rd March, 2018.
Jinja School of Nursing and Midwifery (Affiliated Institution)

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Duration 2 Years)

Entry Requirements

  • Registered Nurses or Midwives or Comprehensive Nurses or Psychiatric Nurses or Paediatric Nurses
  • Registered or eligible for registration with Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council
  • Should have passed science subjects especially Mathematics and Chemistry at ‘O’ level
  • Sit and pass an entrance examination in Anatomy, Physiology, Microbiology and General Paper on Saturday 23rd March, 2018.
Uganda Institute of Allied Health and Management Sciences, Mulago (Affiliated Institution)

Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Sciences (Duration 2 and a half years, Weekend)

Entry Requirements

  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology from a recognized institution.
  • Registered with Allied Health Professionals’ Council
  • Submit two reference reports one from current employer(s) and the other from the institution where the Diploma training was done.
  • Sit and pass an entrance examination consisting of three written papers in Clinical Chemistry, Haematology & Blood Transfusion, Histopathology, Microbiology, and Parasitology on Saturday 23rd March, 2018.

CLOSING DATE FOR UNDERGRADUATE (DIPLOMA ENTRY): 1st March 2019

Postgraduate Programmes

Faculty of Computing and Informatics

Postgraduate Diploma in Business Informatics

Entry Requirements

A degree in Computing, Information Technology, Information Systems, Informatics, Business Studies or a degree in other STEM-related fields from a recognized institution

Postgraduate Diploma in Health Information Technology

Entry Requirements

A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Information Technology/Information Systems/Computer Engineering/Software Engineering or any other computing related field or other STEM-related degree from a recognized higher institution of learning

OR

A bachelor’s degree in Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, Pharmacy and any other health care-related degree fron a recognized higher institution of learning

Postgraduate Diploma in Information Systems

Entry Requirements

A degree in Information Systems or Computer Science or Software Engineering or Information Technology or Computer Engineering from a recognized institution

OR

A degree in any other STEM-related field with evidence of having taken acceptable courses in information systems

Masters in Business Informatics

Entry Requirements

An honors degree in Computing, Information Technology, Information Systems, Informatics, Business Studies or a degree in other STEM-related fields from a recognized institution

OR

A good postgraduate diploma in Computing, Information Technology, Information Systems, Informatics, Business Studies or a degree in other STEM-related fields from a recognized institution

Master of Science in Health Information Technology

Entry Requirements

An honors degree in health care related field (e.g Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Dentistry) or Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Information Technology from a recognized institution

Master of Science in Information Systems

Entry Requirements

An honors degree in Information Systems or Computer Science or Software Engineering or Information Technology or Computer Engineering or equivalent

Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies

Master of Arts in Development Studies

Entry Requirements

An honors degree in any development studies related discipline

Master of Arts in Planning and Governance

Entry Requirements

An honors degree in any development studies related discipline

Faculty of Medicine

Master of Medicine in Anaesthesia

Entry Requirements

An honors degree in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.

Master of Medicine in Community Practice/Family Medicine

Entry Requirements

An honors degree in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.

Master of Medicine in Dermatology

Entry Requirements

An honors degree in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.

Master of Medicine in Ear, Nose and Throat

Entry Requirements

An honors degree in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.

Master of Medicine in Emergency Medicine

Entry Requirements

  • An honors in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.
  • A year of post internship experience relevant to Emergency Medicine
  • Evidence of an excellent general knowledge base of medicine assessed by a pre-course paper

Master of Medicine in General Surgery

Entry Requirements

An honors degree in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.

Master of Medicine in Internal Medicine

Entry Requirements

An honors degree in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.

Master of Medicine in Obstetrics/Gynaecology

Entry Requirements

An honors degree in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.

Master of Medicine in Ophthalmology

Entry Requirements

An honors degree in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.

Master of Medicine in Paediatrics & Child Health

Entry Requirements

An honors degree in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.

Master of Medicine in Pathology

Entry Requirements

An honors degree in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.

Master of Medicine in Psychiatry

Entry Requirements

An honors degree in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.

Master of Medicine in Radiology

Entry Requirements

An honors degree in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.

Master of Science in Anatomy

Entry Requirements

An honors degree in Medicine and Surgery

OR

An honors degree in Health Sciences or Biological Sciences i.e. Human Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Dentistry or Nursing and relevant field experience

Master of Science in Biochemistry

Entry Requirements

An honors degree in Medicine and Surgery

OR

An honors degree in Health Sciences or Biological Sciences i.e. Human Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Dentistry or Nursing and relevant field experience

Master of Science in Microbiology

Entry Requirements

An honors degree in Medicine and Surgery

OR

An honors degree in Health Sciences or Biological Sciences i.e. Human Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Dentistry or Nursing and relevant field experience

Master of Science in Pharmacology

Entry Requirements

An honors degree in Medicine and Surgery

OR

An honors degree in Health Sciences or Biological Sciences i.e. Human Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Dentistry or Nursing and relevant field experience

Master of Science in Physiology

Entry Requirements

An honors degree in Medicine and Surgery

OR

An honors degree in Health Sciences or Biological Sciences i.e. Human Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Dentistry or Nursing and relevant field experience

Master of Nursing Science in Critical Care Nursing

Entry Requirements

  • An honors degree in Nursing or equivalent
  • Evidence of completion of internship
  • Evidence of registration with Nursing Council or equivalent body

Master of Pharmacy (Clinical Pharmacy)

Entry Requirements

  • An honors degree in Pharmacy or equivalent
  • Evidence of completion of internship and registration with a pharmacy professional body
  • Motivation letter indicating why you are in pursuing this programme
  • Two letters of recommendation from employer and former university
  • A 2-page concept paper of a proposed research topic in the field of interest. The concept paper should have the following structure: 1. Background, 2. Problem Statement, 3. Objectives, 4. Proposed methods, 5. Significance and 6. References

Master of Science in Pharmacognosy and Natural Medicine Sciences

Entry Requirements

  • An honors degree in Health Sciences, Chemistry or Biological Sciences
  • Motivation letter indicating why you are in pursuing this programme
  • Two letters of recommendation from employer and former university
  • A 2-page concept paper of a proposed research topic in the field of interest. The concept paper should have the following structure: 1. Background, 2. Problem Statement, 3. Objectives, 4. Proposed methods, 5. Significance and 6. References

Faculty of Science

Master of Education in Curriculum, Instruction and Media Studies

Entry Requirements

An honors degree in BA/Ed or BSc/Ed

OR

BA or BSc and Postgraduate Diploma in Education

Master of Education in Educational Administration and Planning

Entry Requirements

An honors degree in BA/Ed or BSc/Ed

OR

BA or BSc and Postgraduate Diploma in Education

Master of Education in Educational Psychology

Entry Requirements

An honors degree in BA/Ed or BSc/Ed

OR

BA or BSc and Postgraduate Diploma in Education

Master of Science in Biology (Natural Resources Ecology, Management and Conservation)

Entry Requirements

An honors degree in Botany/ Zoology/ Ethnobotany/ Microbiology/ Biotechnology/ Biology/ Forestry/ Agriculture/ Veterinary Medicine.

Master of Science in Biology (Microbiology and Parasitology)

Entry Requirements

An honors degree in Botany/ Zoology/ Ethnobotany/ Microbiology/ Biotechnology/ Biology/ Forestry/ Agriculture/ Veterinary Medicine.

Master of Science in Chemistry

Entry Requirements

An honors degree majoring in Chemistry

Master of Science in Mathematics

Entry Requirements

An honors degree majoring in Mathematics

Master of Science in Physics

Entry Requirements

An honors degree majoring in Physics

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY

The University offers PhD in the fields of Pharmacology, Computing, Development Studies, Education, Management, Medicine and Science. Program duration is 3 years.

Minimum Requirements

  • Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) or its equivalent with at least 5 passes
  • Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) or its equivalent with at least 2 principal passes.
  • An Honors degree from an accredited degree awarding institution
  • A Masters’ degree from an accredited degree awarding institution
  • A Concept paper
  • Curriculum Vitae of proposed supervisor(s).

Application Fees

Ugandans, EAC & South Sudanese International
Application Fees Undergraduate Shs. 80,000 Shs. 160,000
Application Fees Postgraduate Shs. 50,000/Shs. 80,000 for MBA Shs. 100,000/Shs. 160,000 for MBA
Application Fees PHD Shs. 100,000 Shs. 200,000

Payment for Applications

Bank Barclays Bank of Uganda Limited Ecobank
Account name: Mbarara University /Academic Registrar Mbarara University Fees Collection
Account No 6000592666 0149106105575701

 

Deadlines for application

Postgraduate programmes 31st March 2019
PHD programmes Received throughout  the year

 

Applications can be obtained from and returned to:

Academic Registrar

Mbarara University of Science and Technology

P O Box 1410

MBARARA

Tel. +256-414 668971

Liaison Office

Uganda Institute of Allied Health and Management Sciences (UIAHMS)

Former Mulago Paramedical School

Mukiibi Yasin

Head, School of Med Lab Science

Liaison Office

Uganda Technology and Management University (UTAMU)

Bugolobi, Kampala

Grace Nakawunde (Registrar)

 

Liaison Office

Jinja School of Nursing and Midwifery,

Jinja

Kwihangana Gerald (Registrar)

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