Master of Science in Bioinformatics

Programme Duration: 2 years

Admission Requirements:
In addition to the General Admission Requirements of Makerere University, eligible candidates must have the following qualifications;

  • Bachelor’s degree (or its equivalent) in Life sciences e.g. Human Medicine, Pharmacy, Biochemistry, Dental Surgery, Nursing, Biomedical Sciences, Cytotechnology, Biomedical Engineering, Biomedical/Medical Laboratory Sciences, Environmental health, Veterinary Medicine, Zoology, or any other life science degree, OR
    Bachelor’s degree (or its equivalent) in Physical sciences e.g. Mathematics, Statistics/Biostatistics, Computer Science & IT, Physics or any other physical science degree. OR
    Postgraduate Diploma in Bioinformatics
    Tuition Fees:
    Uganda and EA Students – UGX 6,625,000 per annum, International students – UGX 12,556,188 per annum.

Doctor of Philosophy in Bioinformatics

Programme Duration: 3 – 5 years

Admission Requirements:
In addition to the General Admission Requirements of Makerere University, eligible candidates must have the following qualifications;

  • Bachelor’s degree (or its equivalent) in Life sciences e.g. Human Medicine, Pharmacy, Biochemistry, Dental Surgery, Nursing, Biomedical Sciences, Cytotechnology, Biomedical Engineering, Biomedical/Medical Laboratory Sciences, Environmental health, Veterinary Medicine, Zoology, or any other life science degree, OR
    Bachelor’s degree (or its equivalent) in Physical sciences e.g. Mathematics, Statistics/Biostatistics, Computer Science & IT, Physics or any other physical science degree.
  • Masters degree in any field relevant to Bioinformatics
  • Tuition Fees:
    Uganda and EA Students – UGX 10,662,500 per annum, International students – UGX 16,337,730 per annum.

Application Procedure:
Visit Makerere University’s Admissions URL http://admissions.mak.ac.ug