24 months
2081 USD/year
1300 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Chemistry from Makerere University is designed to provide the first graduate degree for students who expect to continue on to advanced graduate study in chemistry. It can also be used to extend the competence of students who anticipate employment in chemical industries, in government laboratories, or as secondary/college school teachers.


Chemistry from Makerere University aims to provide advanced knowledge in chemistry and applied chemistry to first degree holders and develop researchers in chemistry and applied chemistry and nurture a quality assurance-conscious group of scientists in order to safeguard users of chemicals. In the process of fulfilling these objectives.

Students at Chemistry from Makerere University will:

  • develop critical and analytical attitudes and skills towards problem finding and solving.
  • have broader views on environmental problems and develop research oriented attitudes to environmental conservation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Applied Chemistry 

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.

Student insurance

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  • 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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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A candidate should posses a good first degree u=in chemistry or chemistry combined with another subject.

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.


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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