Makerere University (Mak) 


IAU Member


top General Information


Street:PO Box 7062



Other Sites

Also Teaching Hospital

Institution Funding



Founded in 1922. Acquired collegiate university status in 2014.

Academic Year

August to June

Admission Requirements

Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) or equivalent with at least 6 passes in approved subjects, and 2 passes in approved subjects at the same sitting of Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) or equivalent



Accrediting Agency

National Council for Higher Education (NCHE)

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Barnabas Nawangwe

Job title:Vice-Chancellor

Senior Administrative Officer : Buyinza Mukadasi

Job title:Academic Registrar

Senior Administrative Officer : Umar Kakumba

Job title:Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs

Senior Administrative Officer : Yusuf Kiranda

Job title:University Secretary

International Relations Officer : Awel Uwihanganye

Job title:Head of Advancement and International Office

top Divisions

College : Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Fields of study:Agricultural Business, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Engineering, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Crop Production, Environmental Studies, Food Science, Food Technology, Forestry, Geography, Horticulture, Meteorology, Nutrition, Soil Science, Technology, Tourism

College : Business and Management Sciences

Fields of study:Accountancy, Actuarial Science, Business and Commerce, Demography and Population, Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing, Statistics

College : Computing and Information Sciences

Fields of study:Archiving, Computer Science, Information Technology, Library Science, Software Engineering

College : Education and External Studies

Fields of study:Curriculum, Education, Social Sciences, Technology Education, Vocational Education

College : Engineering, Design, Art and Technology

Fields of study:Architecture, Art History, Ceramic Art, Civil Engineering, Computer Graphics, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Furniture Design, Industrial Design, Jewellery Art, Landscape Architecture, Mechanical Engineering, Painting and Drawing, Printing and Printmaking, Sculpture, Textile Design, Weaving

More details:Margaret Trowell

College : Health Sciences

Fields of study:Biomedicine, Health Sciences, Medicine, Public Health

College : Humanities and Social Sciences

Fields of study:African Languages, Anthropology, Archaeology, Art History, Arts and Humanities, Dance, English, Ethics, Film, Fine Arts, French, Gender Studies, German, History, Human Rights, Information Sciences, Journalism, Literature, Mass Communication, Modern Languages, Music, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Administration, Religious Studies, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Theatre, Women's Studies

College : Natural Sciences

Fields of study:Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Physics

College : Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources & Bio-security

Fields of study:Embryology and Reproduction Biology, Microbiology, Parasitology, Pathology, Physiology, Veterinary Science

Faculty : Technology

Fields of study:Architecture, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Surveying and Mapping, Technology

Institute : Adult and Continuing Education

Fields of study:Communication Studies

Institute : Environment and Natural Resources

Fields of study:Environmental Studies, Natural Resources, Surveying and Mapping, Town Planning

Institute : Higher Education Studies and Development

More details:East African

Institute : Psychology

Fields of study:Psychology

Institute : Public Health

Fields of study:Public Health

Institute : Social Research

Fields of study:Social Studies

Institute : Statistics and Applied Economics

Fields of study:Demography and Population, Economics, Statistics

School : Law

Fields of study:Commercial Law, Comparative Law, Human Rights, Law, Peace and Disarmament, Public Law

top Degrees

Bachelor's Degree

Postgraduate Diploma

Fields of study:Animal Husbandry, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Data Processing, Demography and Population, Development Studies, Economics, Education, Gender Studies, Information Sciences, Information Technology, Psychology, Software Engineering, Statistics

Master's Degree

Fields of study:Adult Education, African Languages, Agricultural Business, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Management, Agriculture, Anaesthesiology, Anatomy, Animal Husbandry, Architecture, Art Education, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedicine, Botany, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Clinical Psychology, Computer Science, Continuing Education, Crop Production, Curriculum, Data Processing, Demography and Population, Dentistry, Economic and Finance Policy, Economics, Educational Administration, Educational Psychology, Educational Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Energy Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Epidemiology, Fine Arts, Food Science, Food Technology, Foreign Languages Education, Forestry, Gender Studies, Geography, Geology, Health Sciences, History, Human Rights, Humanities and Social Science Education, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Information Sciences, Information Technology, International Relations and Diplomacy, Journalism, Laboratory Techniques, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Microbiology, Modern Languages, Molecular Biology, Music, Natural Resources, Nutrition, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Parks and Recreation, Pathology, Peace and Disarmament, Pharmacology, Philosophy, Physics, Physiology, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Health, Radiology, Religious Studies, Rural Planning, Science Education, Sociology, Software Engineering, Soil Science, Statistics, Surgery, Theology, Tourism, Veterinary Science, Welfare and Protective Services, Wildlife, Zoology

Doctor's Degree

Fields of study:Biotechnology, Botany, Computer Science, Information Sciences, Information Technology, Software Engineering


Also Undergraduate Diplomas; MBA

Updated on 07-02-2017