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Admission Requirements

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GRADUATE PROGRAMMES

Doctorate

Possession of Masters in Business related disciplines

Masters Programmes

· Possession of a lower second division University Degree

· For MSc. Banking & Investment Management; MSc. in Accounting and Finance; and MSc. in Marketing requirement is possession of a lower second division University Degree in a related discipline

Admission Test

Candidates who apply for MBA, will be required to take and pass a written Graduate Admission Test with at least 60%

Postgraduate Diploma Programmes

Either:

A Degree of Makerere University or its equivalent from a recognized University

Or:

Possession of appropriate professional qualifications like ACCA, CPA, CIM, ICSA or their equivalent

DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Admission is through three different schemes, that is:

a) Direct entry

A candidate must have:

i) Sat the U.C.E. examination (or equivalent) and obtained with at least 5 passes; and

ii) Obtained at least 2 principal level passes at Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (U.C.A.E.) obtained at the same sitting or its equivalent.

Note: (There are however some progammes that require specific subjects to gain admission namely BREM, BS FIN, BS ACC, BA ECO)

b) Diploma Holders scheme.

i) A candidate must possess at least any second class (lower/credit) diploma from a recognized institution. For Bachelor of Business Statistics, a candidate must have a bias in Mathematics or Statistics

ii) Candidates who completed level one of the following professional courses; ACCA, CIM, CIPS, ICSA, CPA .

c) Mature Age entry

25 years of age and above and must have passed mature age entry examinations with 50% mark and above.

Admission to Second year of study

Candidates who possess a diploma from a recognized institution with at least a second class lower division/credit shall be admitted to second year of any of the MUBS Bachelors programmes (except Bachelor of Science in Accounting). Their diploma credits shall be transferred with the provision that they shall be required to take some courses from the first year that the Faculty Board will have identified and deemed mandatory.

ORDINARY DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

Admission is through three different schemes, as indicated below:

i) Direct Entry scheme

Each applicant should have:

a) The Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least 5 passes obtained at the same sitting.

b) The Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) with at least 1 principal pass and 2 subsidiary passes obtained at the same sitting or its equivalent.

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

ii) Certificate holders’ scheme

Each applicant should:

a) Have the Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least 3 passes obtained at the same sitting.

b) Hold a Certificate from a recognized Institution

iii) Admission of Cisco holders to Makerere University Business School Programmes

The requirements for admitting applicants who possess CISCO qualification to programmes at the School are:

a) A candidate must possess an ‘O’ level Certificate with at least five passes and A’ Level with one principal pass and two subsidiary passes.

b) A candidate must have completed the full series of training (known as CCNA 4) under the aegis of the CISCO programmes.

iv) Applicants through the Professional Qualifications must have passed at least a half of Stage/Level One of the professional qualifications from a recognized institution with its equivalent provided and also have the Uganda Certificate in Education with at least three passes obtained at the same sitting.

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES :

Direct Entry Scheme:

A candidate must have obtained the Uganda Certificate of Education (O’ level) with at least 3 passes obtained at the same sitting or its equivalent.


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