Admission Requirements

Direct Entry Scheme
A candidate shall be deemed eligible for consideration for admission to a first degree programme of the University if the candidate has obtained:
The Uganda Certificate of Education (O’ Level) or an equivalent qualification; and
At least Two Advanced level passes in approved subjects at the same sitting of the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education Examination (A’ Level) or an equivalent qualification.

Mature Age Entry
Mature Age Entry Scheme is one of the three avenues of admission to Undergraduate programme to Makerere University.
For a candidate to qualify for entry to the University he/she must sit and pass the University Mature Entry Examination.
To be eligible for the Examination, the candidate must be at least 25 years old before the 1st August of the year in which admission is sought.
No candidate who had previously attended a programme at Makerere University shall be re-admitted to the University under this scheme to a programme of study in which he/she failed to qualify during his/her previous attendance.
The Mature Age Entry Scheme like other avenues of University entry is open to both Ugandans and Non-Ugandans.