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Makerere University, MAK Admission Requirements: 2019/2020


Makerere University, MAK Admission requirement for all the courses at the undergraduate level is updated every year. Therefore, this article contains the full list of all the undergraduate courses coupled with their general requirements.

Makerere University, MAK Admission Requirements: 2019/2020

For admission into programmes of study at the Makerere University, MAK for any first degree, an applicant must have the following requirements for a successful admission.


Makerere University, MAK Direct Entry Requirements

The following are application procedures needed for direct entry admission into various undergraduate programmes offered at Makerere University, Kampala.

Each applicant should:


Have the Uganda Certificate of Education with at least (five passes), or its equivalent and at least two principal passes at Advanced Level obtained at the same sitting. For day programmes, only candidates who sat “A” Level in 2013, 2012 and 2011 are eligible to apply.  For Evening, Afternoon, and External programmes, a candidate is not restricted on the year of sitting “A” Level.


Hold at least a Second Class or Credit (or equivalent classification) Diploma from a recognised institution, relevant to the programmes applied for.


Be a Graduate from a recognised university.

Candidates who hold grades X, Y, Z, 7 and 9 of ‘O’level results should not apply because they are Not eligible for admission.

Diploma holder applicants who hold class three (3) Diploma Certificates are not eligible for admission and therefore should not apply, except where stated in the diploma holders requirements.

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  1. I was requesting for some help because i did MEG and obtained two principal passes that is geog B, Economics E with an F in math .i also passed subsidiaries with C3 In G.P and C4 in Ict .so like please help me with the courses that i can do with this points
    Thank you.

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