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General rules and regulations governing use of the library



In order to be considered for Direct entry to a first degree course a candidate must fulfil the following academic conditions:
  • Sat and passed the Uganda Certificate of Eductaion Examination or its equivalent and obtained a Certificate in it with passes in atleast 6 subjects obtained at the same sitting.
  • Obtained at least two relevant advanced level passes of the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Eductaion examination (UACE) taken at the same sitting or its equivalent, secured in the current year or the previuos two years.
  • Show evidence of attendence at a course of general studies in preparation of General paper of the Advanced Certificate of Education.

    For admission purposes, each degree program has specific essential subjects which are duly weighted for purposes of entry. The specific A level requirements are:

    1. Bachelor of Science with Education
      At least 2 principal passes in Mathematics and physics, or Biology and Chemistry.
    2. Bachelor of Computer Science
      At least 2 principal passes, one in Mathematics and in any of the following subjects, Physics, Chemistry and/or Economics.
    3. Bachelor of Development Studies
      At least 2 principal passes in any A level subjects.
    4. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
      At least 2 principal passes in Biology and Chemistry and at least subsidiary pass in either Physics or Mathematics
    5. Bachelor of Science in Nursing
      At least 2 principal passes in Biology nd Chemistry and at least subsidiary pass in either Physics or Mathematics

    For Postgraduate programs, applicants must have a good honours degree or equivalent from a recorgnised University.

    The closing date for the receipt of applications is 31st March for entry the following October.
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