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Dentistry (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery)

36 months
2660 USD/year
1300 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Dentistry (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery) Program from Makerere University follows a student based learning curriculum with a big community based education component enabling the students to keep in touch with the communities constantly. 


Makerere University is running a five year undergraduate Bachelor of Dental Surgery programme and a 3 year postgraduate Master of Dentistry (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery) programme. It has an intake of 18 undergraduate students and 3 postgraduate students per year. Students come from both within Uganda and neighboring countries like Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia and Tanzania.


A leading institution for academic excellence and innovation in Dental sciences in Africa


The College of Health Sciences exists to improve the health of the people of Uganda through innovative and responsive teaching, research and provision of services.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Anatomy Of The Head, Neck, And Central Nervous System
  • Dental Microbiology
  • Advanced Renal, Blood, Cardio-respiratory And Gastro-intestinal Physiology
  • Advanced Neuro And Endocrine Physiology
  • Anaesthesia And Intensive Care Medicine
  • Clinical Pharmacology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Makerere University and/or in Uganda, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Get pay in slips from Stanbic or DFCU bank at the main campus Makerere University where applicable.
  • After paying the Fee of USD $ 75 or 172,500 UGX  take the bank slip to the main building (Finance Department) for verification where applicable.
  • On presentation of the application fee bank slip, pick the application form from Room 316, Level 3, Senate Building.
  • Applicants with academic documents prescribed in other languages other than English should be submitted to the School of Languages, Makerere University for translation into English.
  • Applicants who obtained qualifications elsewhere other than Uganda should take their secondary school academic documents to Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) located in Ntinda for purposes of being equated to Ugandan grades.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    2660 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2660 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    1300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1300 USD per year during 36 months.
  • 5.000.000 Ugandan shillings for national students
  • 10,100,000 Ugandan shillings for international students

Living costs for Kampala

1463786 - 1961574 UGX /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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