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Home Academics Kampala International University, KIU Admission Requirements: 2020/2021

Kampala International University, KIU Admission Requirements: 2020/2021

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Kampala International University, KIU Uganda admission requirement for all the courses at the undergraduate, diploma and postgraduate level is updated every year. Therefore, this article contains the full list of all the undergraduate and postgraduate courses coupled with their general requirements.

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Kampala International University, KIU Admission Requirements: 2019/2020

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For admission into programmes of study at the Kampala International University, KIU for any first degree or second degree, an applicant must have the following requirements for a successful admission.

KAMPALA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY, KIU UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

Entry Requirements for Undergraduate Degree Courses

The following are the minimum entry qualifications for admission at KIU approved and followed by the university’s Admission Committee.

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COLLEGE OF ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT
a) Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Two A-Level Principal Passes of which one should be in Economics and one subsidiary pass plus five O level passes including a credit in Mathematics
b) Bachelor of International Business Administration
  • Two A-Level Principal passes and one subsidiary pass plus five O ‘level passes including a credit in Mathematics.
c) Bachelor of Marketing Management
  • Two A-Level Principal passes of which one should be in Economics and one subsidiary pass plus five passes including a credit in Mathematics
d) Bachelor of Human Resource Management
  • Two A-Level Principal passes and one subsidiary pass including a subsidiary in Economics and five O Level passes including a credit in Mathematics.
e) Bachelor of Supplies and Procurement Management
  • Two A-Level principal passes and one subsidiary pass including a subsidiary pass in Economics and five O Level passes with a credit in Mathematics.
f) Bachelor of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
  • Two A-Level principal passes and one should be in Entrepreneurship and five O Level passes with a credit in Mathematics.
Bachelor of Business Computing
  • Two A-Level principal passes in Mathematics, Economics, Physics or Geography and five O level passes including a credit in Mathematics
g) Bachelor of Tourism and Hotel Management
  • Two A-Level Principal passes and one subsidiary pass plus five O ‘level passes including a credit in Mathematics.
h) Bachelor of Arts in Economics
  • Two A-Level principal passes and one should be in Economics and five O Level passes with a credit in Mathematics.
i) Bachelor of Science in Statistics
  • Two A-Level principal passes in Mathematics and Economics plus five O Level passes with a credit in Mathematics.
j) Bachelor of Economics and Applied Statistics
  • Two A-Level principal passes in Mathematics and Economics and five O Level passes with a credit in Mathematics.
k) Diploma in Business Administration
  • One principal pass in Economics and two subsidiary passes plus five credits at O Level including a credit in Mathematics.
l) Diploma in Tourism and Hotel Management
  • One principal pass and two subsidiary passes plus five credits at O Level including a credit in Mathematics.
m) Diploma in Secretarial and Office Management
  • One principal pass and two subsidiary passes plus five credits at O Level including a credit in Mathematics
n) Certificate in Business Administration
  • Two subsidiary passes at A level plus five passes at O level including a credit in Mathematics
SCHOOL OF COMPUTING AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
a) Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Two A-Level principal passes in either Mathematics or Physics and any other one subsidiary pass plus five credit passes at O Level.
b) Bachelor of Computer Engineering
  • Two A-Level principal passes in Mathematics, Physics and any other principal pass or subsidiary pass and five O level passes.
c) Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Two A-Level principal passes in either Arts or Science subjects and one subsidiary pass plus five O Level passes.
d) Bachelor of Management Information Systems
  • Two A-Level principal passes in either Arts or Science subjects and one subsidiary pass plus five O level passes.
e) Bachelor of Library and Information Sciences
  • Two A-Level principal passes in either Arts or Science subjects and one subsidiary pass plus five O level passes.
f) Diploma in Library and Information Sciences
  • One A level principal pass, and two subsidiary passes in either Arts or Science subjects plus five O Level passes.
g) Diploma in Computer Science
  • One A level principal pass, and two subsidiary passes in either Arts or Science subjects plus five O Level passes.
h) Diploma in Information Technology
  • One A level principal pass, and two subsidiary passes in either Arts or Science subjects plus five O Level passes.
i) Certificate in Computer Science
  • A Level with subsidiary passes and five O Level passes.
j) Certificate in Library and Information Sciences
  • A Level with subsidiary passes and five O Level passes.
SCHOOL OF LAW
a) Diploma in Law
  • One A level principal pass, and two subsidiary passes in either Arts or Science subjects plus five O Level passes
b) Bachelor of Laws
  • Two A-Level principal passes and one subsidiary pass plus five O level passes including a credit in English.  Holders of Diploma in Law from a recognized Institution of Higher Learning are eligible to apply.
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
a) Bachelor of Computer Science with Education
  • Two A-Level Principal passes in either arts or science subjects plus one subsidiary pass in ICT and five O Level passes.
b) Bachelor of Arts with Education
  • Two A-Level Principal passes in arts subjects and one subsidiary pass should have two teaching subjects.
c) Bachelor of Science with Education
  • Two A-Level principal passes in science subjects and five O Level passes, should have two teaching subjects in Science subjects.
d) Bachelor of Education – In-service Arts/science Primary Option
  • Should have a Grade III Teachers Certificate and a Diploma in Primary Education from a recognized Institution of Higher Learning with two teaching subjects in either arts or science subjects.
e) Bachelor of Education – In-service Science/Arts Secondary Option
  • Should have a Diploma in Secondary Education from a recognized Institution of higher learning with two teaching subjects and two A level principal passes.
f) Bachelor of Education with Special Needs Education In-service
  • Applicants should have a Diploma in Special Needs Education from a recognized Institution of Higher learning
g) Bachelor of Education with Guidance and Counseling In-service
  • Applicants should have a diploma in Education with Guidance and Counseling from a recognized Institution of higher learning, must have two teaching subjects.
COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
a) Certificate in Mass Communication
  • A Level with subsidiary passes and five O Level passes.
b) Diploma in Mass Communication
  • One A level principal pass, and two subsidiary passes in either Arts or Science subjects plus five O Level passes
c) Bachelor of Mass Communication
  • Two principal passes at A Level plus one subsidiary pass should have five passes at O Level or the equivalent.
d) Diploma in Social Work and Social Administration
  • One A level principal pass, and two subsidiary passes in either Arts or Science subjects plus five O Level passes
e) Bachelor of Social Work and Social Administration
  • Two principal passes at A-Level and one subsidiary pass or the equivalent plus five passes at O Level.
f) Diploma in Development Studies
  • One A level principal pass, and two subsidiary passes in either Arts or Science subjects plus five O Level passes
g) Bachelor of Development Studies
  • Two principal passes at A-Level and one subsidiary pass or the equivalent plus five passes at O Level.
h) Diploma in International Relations and Diplomatic Studies
  • One A level principal pass, and two subsidiary passes in either Arts or Science subjects plus five O Level passes
i) Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Diplomatic Studies
  • Two principal passes at A-Level and one subsidiary pass or the equivalent plus five passes at O Level.
j) Diploma in Conflict Resolution and Peace Building
  • One A level principal pass, and two subsidiary passes in either Arts or Science subjects plus five O Level passes
k) Diploma in Social and Community Development
  • One A level principal pass, and two subsidiary passes in either Arts or Science subjects plus five O Level passes
l) Bachelor of Social and Community Development
  • Two principal passes at A-Level and one subsidiary pass or the equivalent plus five passes at O Level.
m) Diploma in Development Studies
  • One A-Level principal pass plus two subsidiary passes, and five passes at O Level
n) Certificate in Public Administration
  • At least subsidiary passes at Advanced Level plus five passes at Ordinary Level   Certificate.
SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES
Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery
  • Two A-Level Principal passes at Advanced level in Biology and Chemistry plus one subsidiary pass in science subjects including general paper and five credits at Ordinary level in English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, and Physics.
Bachelor of Pharmacy
  • Two A-Level Principal passes at Advanced level in Biology and Chemistry plus one subsidiary pass in science subjects including general paper and five credits at Ordinary level in English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, and Physics.
c) Bachelor of Nursing Sciences
  • Two A-Level Principal passes at Advanced level in Biology and Chemistry plus one subsidiary pass in science subjects including general paper and five credits at Ordinary level in English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, and Physics.
d) Bachelor of Clinical Medicine and Community Health
  • Two A-Level Principal passes at Advance level in Biology and Chemistry plus one subsidiary pass in science subjects including general paper and five credits at Ordinary level in English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, and Physics.
e) Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Two Principal passes at Advanced level in Biology and Chemistry/Physics/Mathematics and five credits at Ordinary Level in English, Maths, Chemistry, Physics and Biology.
f) Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Community Health
  • One principal pass in Biology at Advanced Level plus two subsidiaries passes in science subjects including general paper and five credits at Ordinary level including Maths, English, Biology, Chemistry and physics.
g) Diploma in Nursing Sciences
  • One principal pass in Biology at Advanced level plus two subsidiary passes in science subjects including general paper and five credits at Ordinary level including Maths, English, Biology, Chemistry and physics.
h) Diploma in Pharmacy
  • One principal pass in Chemistry at advanced level plus two subsidiary passes in science subjects including general paper and five credits at ordinary level in Mathematics, English, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.
i) Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology
  • One principal pass in Biology and a subsidiary pass in Chemistry and one subsidiary pass in science subjects including general paper plus five credits at ordinary level in Mathematics, English, Biology and Physics
DEGREE AND DIPLOMAS BY EXTENSION UNDER SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES
Bachelor of Clinical Medicine and Community Health
  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Community Health should be registered with relevant Bodies or Professional Councils of the home country.
Bachelor of Pharmacy
  • Diploma in Pharmacy and should be registered with the relevant professional councils of the home country.
Bachelor of Nursing Sciences
  • For holders of Diploma in Nursing Sciences, Diploma in Enrolled Comprehensive Nursing, Diploma in Midwifery, should be registered with relevant bodies or Professional Councils of home country where applicable.
Diploma in Nursing Sciences
  • Certificate in Enrolled Comprehensive Nursing/Enrolled General Nursing, should be registered with relevant professional councils of the home country where applicable and with the experience of two working years.
Certificate in Nursing Sciences/ Comprehensive Nursing/ Midwifery
  • Five passes are required at ordinary level in the following subjects; Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, English and Physics/ Agriculture/Health Science/ Foods and Nutrition/ Geography
  • For holders of KCSE Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education, they must have a minimum mean grade of B and minimum of B in relevant subjects which include English/Kiswahili, Mathematics/Physics/Physical sciences, Biology and Chemistry.
  • For Diploma holders, applicants must have a minimum mean grade of C, C in Biology/biological sciences, chemistry, English/Kiswahili and C- in physics/physical sciences and Mathematics.
  • Certificate graded in percentages and average points e.g Sudan, South Sudan, DRC, Somalia, Nigeria, Liberia, Ghana etc will be considered after Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) has equated or translated the grades.
SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCES
  • All the above degrees require; to have sat the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education and obtained at least 2 (two) principal passes in relevant subjects i.e. Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry plus one subsidiary pass.
  • For Diploma courses above, one should have obtained at least one principal pass in Mathematics, physics, and Chemistry.

KAMPALA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY, KIU POSTGRADUATE ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

Entry requirements for a Postgraduate degree Programme
  • To qualify for a Postgraduate Diploma, a candidate should have obtained a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized institution of Higher Learning or the equivalent.
  • Duration of Programme: 1 Academic Year
Entry requirements for a Masters Degree Programme
  • To qualify for a Master’s Degree programme, a candidate should have obtained a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized Institution of Higher Learning with a minimum CGPA of Second Class Lower Division.
  • Duration of Programme: 2 Academic Years
Entry requirements for a DBA or PhD degree programme
  • To enrol for a Doctoral programme, a candidate must have obtained a Master’s Degree from a recognized Institution of Higher Learning. He/she should have a working experience of more than two years.

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  1. I hold a diploma in secondary education from kyambogo University teachingsubject is music .Is it possible to change the teachingsubject to English and Literature ? At A level I offered History B, Economics B, Divinity O and Literature O General Paper C 5

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