How to Apply

Normally the general Makerere University Advert calling for applications will be published in newspapers around January and February of every year. It is in this period that prospective students apply to join the East African School of Higher Education Studies and Development academic programmes.

PhD Entry Requirements:
Normally a Master’s degree from a recognised University in a field relevant to the area of further studies.  A research outline (synopsis) of 3-5 pages length should accompany the application. This will be useful as a guide for PROVISIONAL ADMISSION for one year during which time the applicant will develop a comprehensive research proposal necessary for a FULL ADMISSION as soon as the proposal is approved.

Masters Programmes Entry Requirements:
Normally a Bachelor’s degree of at least second class, lower division or equivalent from a recognized University, Applicants with lower qualifications must satisfy the relevant department and the Postgraduate Admissions Board that they have acquired academic growth, for instance, by evidence of research and publications or a relevant Postgraduate Diploma of Second class division.