Postgraduate Courses

What Courses are Offered?

-Postgraduate

1. Institute of Interdsciplinary Training and Research

a) Postgraduate Diploma in Development Studies (offered evening only)

b) M.A in Development Studies

A candidate must hold a good Bachelors’ degree in any development related discipline.  A postgraduate Diploma in Development Studies from Mbarara University of science and Technology will be an added advantage.

c) M.A in Local Goverance and Planning

A candidate must hold a good Bachelors’ degree in any development related discipline.  A postgraduate Diploma in Development Studies from Mbarara University of science and Technology will be an added advantage.

2. Institute of Management Sciences

a) Master of Business Administration
A candidate must hold a good Bachelors’ degree.
Have 2 years of postgraduate work experience.
Passing the Graduate Admissions Test (GAT) of Mbarara University of Science and Technology. -

3. Faculty of Science

a) Master of Science in Biology

A candidate must have an Honours degree of at least Second Class Lower Division from a recognized University in Botany/Zoology/Ethnobotany/Forestry/Agriculture/Veterinary Medicine.

Have an undergraduate  dissertation in areas especially related to Biology for the non Botany/Ethnobotany applicants.

Applicants of Zoology/Botany who offered 3:2:2 will have an added advantage.

b) Master of Science in Mathematics

candidate must have an Honours degree of at least Second Class-Lower Division from a recognized University majoring in Mathematics

c) Master of Science in Physics

candidate must have an Honours degree of at least Second Class-Lower Division from a recognized University majoring in Physics

d) Master of Science in Chemistry

candidate must have an Honours degree of at least Second Class-Lower Division from a recognized University majoring in Chemistry

e) Master of Education (Educational Administration and Planning)

f) Master of Education (Educational Psychology)

g) Master of Education (Curruculum and Instruction)

Tution fees for the seven master courses above

4. Faculty of Medicine

(Course duration for a,b,c and d below is 2 years)

a) Master of Science in Anatomy

b) Master of Science in Physiology

c) Master of Science in Pharmacology

d) Masters of Public Health (MPH)

e) Master of Science in Microbiology

f) Master of Science in Medical Laboratory Science

g) Master of Nursing Science

Requirements for (a, b, c, d, e and f) above  A good Bachelors’ degree in Medicine and Surgery or its equivalent form a recognized University, a Bachelor in Health Sciences i.e. Human Medicine and Veterinary, Dentistry or Nursing and at least 2 years of relevant field experience, Social Science or any other health related field, a degree in Social Sciences e.g Social work, Sociology, Economics, Demography with at least two years or relevant field experience, a degree in the Biological Sciences such as Statistics, Environmental Sciences, Biology, Laboratory Sciences and at least two years of relevant field experience

Course duration for (e, f. g, h, i, j, k  and l) below is 3 years)

e) Master of Medicine in General Surgery

f)  Master of Medicine in Internal Medicine

g) Master of Medicine in Paediatrics & Child Health

h) Master of Medicine in Dermatology

i)  Master of Medicine in Anaesthesia

j)  Master of Medicine in Ophthalmology

k) Master of Medicine in Obstetrics/Gynaecology

l)  Master of Medicine in Community Practice/Family Medicine

m) Master of Medicine in Ear, Nose and Throat

n) Master of Medicine in Radiology

o) Master of Medicine in Psychiatry

Requirements for (e, f, g, h, i, j, k, l, m and n) above

Be a holder of MBChB or its equivalent and should be registered with Uganda Medical & Dental Practitioners Council.

Have a recent certificate of good standing issued to the candidate by the registering authority.

Documentary evidence of Internship training indicating the disciplines and dates

Evidence of professional experience in a recognized institution for at least 2 years since full registration.

Tuition

5. Institute of Computer Science

a) Master of Science in Information Systems

A candidate must hold a good Bachelors’ degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Information Technology.

b) Master of Science in Health Information Technology (MSc.HIT)

Admission Requirements:

• A candidate must have a degree in health care related field e.g. Medicine, Nursing or Statistics,

Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Information Technology, Pharmacy, Dentistry from a recognized institution.

Tution Fees for both courses above