Family Medicine and Community Practice, Master | Makerere University | Kampala, Uganda
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Family Medicine and Community Practice

24 months
2081 USD/year
1300 USD/year
Tuition fee
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This Family Medicine and Community Practice programmes' academic instruction at Makerere University is of a culturally competent specialist frontline doctor competent to manage all common and undifferentiated conditions.


The Family Medicine and Community Practice graduate from Makerere University will manage most emergencies and rare but important conditions; recognize, stabilize and refer appropriately all those cases that need more complex investigations and treatment; manage resources for health; promote health; prevent disease and provide palliation in an expert, person-centred and family-oriented continuum of care while providing leadership to health care teams. 

Learning outcomes

This doctor will adopt the practice of life-long learning, life-long teaching and professional conduct while practicing Family Medicine and Community- Oriented Primary Health Care.   

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles Of Family Medicine And Community Practice
  • Family And Community Practice
  • Health Systems Management
  • Principles Of Paediatrics And Child Health
  • Clinical Practice In Paediatrics And Child Health
  • Health Informatics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good first degree in medicine or its equivalent and applicants must have completed the two two year probation period and must have a good record and working experience preferably from an upcountry hospital.  

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    2081 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2081 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    1300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1300 USD per year during 24 months.
  • 5.000.000 Ugandan shillings for national students
  • 8.000.000 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.


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