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List Of Postgraduate Courses Offered at Makerere University, MAK: 2023/2024


The Accredited list of Postgraduate courses offered at the Makerere University, MAK Uganda and their Requirements for 2024/2025 has been released and published here. 

List Of Postgraduate Courses Offered at Makerere University, MAK

All interested aspirants or candidates who want to apply for admission in the school can now proceed and check below for the list of postgraduate courses offered in Makerere University, MAK Uganda and their Requirements.

The general public and all those interested in studying at the Makerere University, MAK Uganda are hereby informed that the list of courses offered at MAK has been listed in the article and can be found below.

If you are looking for Makerere University, MAK Uganda then you are finally in the right place especially if you have been searching so hard for it. Today, one of our article which you are currently reading now contains the official list of all the courses offered at the Makerere University, also known as MAK.


Makerere offers more than 100 graduate programmes. They are listed below under their respective academic units.

College of Agricultural Sciences & Environmental Sciences (CAES)
  • PGD Environmental Impact Assessment
  • MSc. in Agricultural Extension Education
  • MSc. in Crop Science
  • MSc. in Animal Science
  • MSc. in Agricultural Engineering
  • MSc. in Soil Science
  • Master of Agribusiness Management
  • MSc. in Integrated Watershed Management
  • MSc. in Food Science & Technology
  • MSc. in Plant Breeding and Seed Systems
  • MSc. in Applied Human Nutrition
  • Master of Science in Forestry and Biodiversity Management
  • Master of Science in Disaster Risk Management
  • Master of Land Use and Regional Development Planning
  • Master of Science in Agroforestry and Community Development
  • Master of Geographical Sciences
  • Master of Science in Environment and Natural Resources Management
College of Business and Management Sciences (CoBAM)
  • PGD in Demography
  • PGD in Statistics
  • M.A. in Economic Policy and Planning
  • M.A. in Economic Policy Management
  • M.A in Economics
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Statistics
  • MSc.in Population and Reproductive Health
  • MSc. in Quantitative Economics
  • Master in Financial Services (Uganda Institute of Banking and Financial Services)
  • Master in Public Infrastructure Management (Block week Modular)
College of Computing and Information Sciences (CoCIS)
  • PGD in Information Technology
  • PGD in Computer Science
  • PGD in Data Communication and Software Engineering
  • PGD in Information Systems
  • MSc. in Computer Science
  • Master of Information Technology
  • MSc. in Data Communication and Software Engineering
  • MSc. in Information Systems
  • MSc. in Information Science
  • MSc. in Records and Archives Management
College of Education and External Studies (CEES)

School of Education

  • PhD in Education (Science Education, Humanities Education, Language and Literature Education, Foundations of Education, Curriculum Studies)
  • Master of Education in Science Education (MED-SCE), 2 Years
  • Master of Education in Social Sciences and Arts Education (MED-SSAE), 2 Years
  • Master of Education in Curriculum Studies (MED-CUS), 2 Years
  • Master of Education in Education Foundation (MED-EDF), 2 years
  • Master of Education in Language and Literature Education (M.ED.LLE), 2 Years
  • Graduate Diploma in Education (Science Education, Humanities Education, Language and Literature courses) (PGDE), 1 year

School of Distance and Lifelong Learning

  • Master of Adult and Community Education (MACE), Two Years

Institute of Distance and Lifelong Learning

  • Master of instructional design and technology

East African School of High Education Studies and Development

  • PhD in Higher Education Management, Planning and Administration
  • Master of Arts in Higher Education  2 years
  • Master of Arts in Educational Policy and Planning (MEP), 2 Years
College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT)
  • PGD in Construction Project Management
  • PGD in Urban Planning and Design
  • MSc. in Mechanical Engineering
  • Master of Architecture
  • MSc. in Renewable Energy
  • MSc. in Technology Innovation and Industrial Development
  • MSc. in Civil Engineering
  • MSc. in Urban Planning & Design
  • MSc. in Geo-Information Science and Technology
  • MSc. in Power Systems Engineering
  • MSc. in Telecommunication Engineering
  • MSc. in Construction Management
  • M.A. in Fine Art
College of Health Sciences (CHS)
  • M.Med: Internal Medicine
  • M.Med: Family Medicine
  • M.Med: Microbiology
  • M.Med: Ophthalmology
  • M.Med: Paediatrics and Child Health
  • M.Med: Pathology
  • M.Med: Psychiatry
  • M.Med: Radiology
  • M.Med: Ear, Nose &Throat
  • M.Med: Surgery
  • M.Med: Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • M.Med: Anaesthesia
  • M.Med: Orthopaedics
  • MSc. in Medical Illustration
  • MSc. in Human Anatomy
  • MSc. in Pharmacology
  • MSc. in Physiology
  • MSc. in Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics
  • MSc. in Immunology and Clinical Microbiology
  • MSc. in Pharmaceuticals and Health Supplies Mgt
  • MSc. in Pharmacognosy
  • Master of Nursing (Midwifery & Women’s Health)
  • Master of Public Health (Full Time)
  • Master of Public Health (Distance)
  • Master of Health Services Research
  • Master of Public Health Nutrition
  • Master of Public Health Disaster Management
  • Master of Health Sciences in Bioethics
  • Master of Health Informatics
  • Master of Dentistry (Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery)
College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS)
  • PGD in Gender and Local Economic Development
  • PGD in Social Justice (Nsamizi)
  • PGD (Guidance and Counselling)
  • M.A. in Human Rights
  • M.A.in Philosophy
  • M. of Philosophy in Applied Ethics
  • M.A. in Journalism and Communication
  • M.A. in History
  • M.A. in Music
  • M.A.in Literature
  • M.A. in Religious Studies
  • M.A. in Peace and Conflict Studies
  • M.A. in Religious and Theological Studies (Ggaba & Kinyamasika)
  • M.A. in African Languages
  • M.A. in Linguistics
  • M.A. in Gender Studies
  • M.A. in Public Administration & Management
  • M.A in Social Sector Planning & Management
  • M.A. in Sociology
  • M.A. in International Relations & Diplomatic Studies
  • M.A. in Rural Development
  • M.Ed. in Educational Psychology
  • Master of Organizational Psychology
  • M.A. in Counselling
  • MSc. in Clinical Psychology
  • MSc.in Health Professions Education (Distance)
College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS)
  • MSc. in Physics
  • MSc. in Chemistry
  • MSc. in Botany, Options:
  •     Molecular Biology & Genetics,
  •     Natural Resources Ecology & Conservation,
  •     Plant Taxonomy & Biosystematics,
  •     Microbiology & Plant Pathology and
  •     Plant Physiology
  • MSc. in Zoology Options:
  •     Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences,
  •     Entomology,
  •     Parasitology
  •     Wildlife Ecology and Management
  • MSc. in Geology
  • M.Sc. in Biochemistry
  • MSc.in Petroleum Geosciences
College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biodiversity (CoVAB)
  • PGD in Livestock Development Planning & Management
  • Master of Vet. Medicine (Food Animal Health & Production)
  • MSc. in Molecular Biology
  • MSc. in Veterinary Pathology
  • Master of Veterinary Preventive Medicine (Field Epidemiology Track)
  • Master of Biomedical Laboratory Sciences and Management
  • MSc.in International Infectious Diseases Management
  • MSc.in Wildlife Health and Management. Tracks:
  •     Wildlife Clinical Medicine
  •     Wildlife Resource Management
  •     Aquatic Health Management
  • MSc.in Livestock Development and Management. Tracks:
  •     Livestock Sector Planning and Management
  •     Animal Product Processing, Entrepreneurship and Safety.
School of Law (LAW)
  • Master of Laws


Makerere University Business School
  • Master of Business Administration
  • MSc. in Accounting and Finance
  • MSc. in Marketing
  • Master of Human Resource Management
  • MSc. in Procurement & Supply Chain Management
  • MSc. in Leadership and Governance
  • MSc. in Entrepreneurship
  • M.A. in Economic Policy Management
  • Master of International Business
  • Master of Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Master of Business Administration (Modular)
  • MSc. in Banking & Investment Management
  • Master of Business Psychology


  • PhD in Health Science
  • PhD in Agricultural and Rural Innovation
  • PhD in Data Communication & Software Engineering
  • PhD in Computer Science
  • PhD in Information Technology
  • PhD in Information Systems
  • PhD in Information Science
  • PhD in Educational Management
  • PhD in Plant Breeding and Biotechnology
  • PhD in Economics


  1. MSc. in Tourism and Hospitality Management
  2. Master of Environmental and Occupational Health
  3. Master of Development Studies
  4. Master of Strategic and Corporate Communication
  5. Master of Journalism and Multimedia


  • Postgraduate Diplomas    –    One Academic Year
  • Masters degrees (full time)    –    Two Academic Years
  • Masters degrees (part-time)   –    Three – Four Academic Years
  • Masters of Medicine    –    Three Academic Years
  • Master of Public Health (Day)    –    Two Academic Years
  • Master of Public Health (Distance)    –    Three to Five Academic Years
  • PhD (Provisional Admission)    –    One Academic Year (Maximum)
  • PhD (Full Admission)    –    Three Academic Years
  • PhD/MD/LLD (full time)    –    Three Academic Years
  • PhD/MD/LLD (part-time)    –    Five Academic Years.
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  1. am called masereka pedson a nursing officer with bachelors of science in nursing.i am kindly requesting and inquiring how i can be admitted for masters of nursing(midwifery and women’s health),i would like to enroll this august intake 2020. just waitting for your response

  2. Halo! It’s Bagambe Robert in masindi! Am so much interested in masters of clinical epidemiology & biostat or Health research. However l worker with an organization (AHFA) which has a tight schedule Monday to Friday. Is it possible to have a part time arangement like weekend program for these courses?

  3. Thank you I do appreciate for information offered,am inquiring weather you have online application process.am lnterested in postgraduate diploma in EIA and will it take.


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