Postgraduate Admissions Requirements

POSTGRADUATE REQUIREMENTS
a) Institute of Interdisciplinary Training and Research
(i)Postgraduate Diploma in Development Studies
(ii)Postgraduate Diploma in Criminology
Should at least be a holder of a good first degree from a recognized University. 

(iii)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.

(iv)M.A in Local Governance 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.

(v)Master of Business Administration (MBA)
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.

b)Faculty of Science
(i)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.

(ii)Master of Science in Mathematics
A candidate must have an Honours degree of at least Second Class-Lower Division from a recognized University majoring in Mathematics.

(iii)Master of Science in Physics
A candidate must have an Honours degree of at least Second Class-Lower Division from a recognized University majoring in Physics.

(iv)Master of Science in Chemistry
A candidate must have an Honours degree of at least Second Class-Lower                              Division from a recognized University majoring in Chemistry.

(v)Master of Education (Educational Administration and Planning)
(vi)Master of Education (Educational Psychology)
(vii)Master of Education (Curriculum and Instruction)
A candidate must have an Honours degree of at least Second Class Lower Division from a recognized University in BA/Ed or BSc/Ed.
A candidate must have BA or BSc (2.2) and Postgraduate Diploma in Education.

c)Faculty of Medicine
(i)Master of Science in Anatomy
(ii)Master of Science in Physiology
(iii)Master of Science in Pharmacology

(iv) Masters of Public Health (MPH)
(v)Master of Science in Microbiology
(vi)Master of Medical Laboratory Science
Requirements for (i, ii, iii, and v) above,                                                                                   
A good Bachelors’ degree in Medicine and Surgery or its equivalent from a recognized University.
A Bachelors’ in Health Sciences i.e. Human Medicine, Veterinary, Dentistry or Nursing and at least 2 years of relevant field experience.
In addition, for MPH only, a degree in Social Sciences e.g Social work, Sociology, Economics, Demography with at least two years of 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 are eligible to apply for MPH.

For (vi) above, A good Bachelor’s degree in Medical Laboratory Science or its equivalent from a recognized University.

Course duration for (vii, viii, ix, x, xi, xii, xiii and xiv) below is 3 years)

(vi)Master of Medicine in General Surgery
(vii)Master of Medicine in Internal Medicine
(viii)Master of Medicine in Paediatrics & Child Health
(ix)Master of Medicine in Dermatology
(x)Master of Medicine in Anaesthesia
(xi)Master of Medicine in Ophthalmology
(xii)Master of Medicine in Obstetrics/Gynaecology
(xiii)Master of Medicine in Community Practice/Family Medicine

   Requirements for (vii, viii, ix, x, xi, xii, xiii & xiv) 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.

d)Doctor of Philosophy in relevant field

Requirements:
A good Master degree from a recognized University.
Fees the same as for Masters.