Statistics, Master | Makerere University | Kampala, Uganda
24 months
1838 USD/year
1300 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Candidates with a Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics of at least Class II, or with a mark of 60% and above in the specialization course, may be exempted from Part1 of the Statistics programme from Makerere University


The aims of the Statistics programme from the Makerere University are:

  • To produce specialists in various branches of Applied Statistics. 
  • To provide advanced professional training in statistics to holders of good first degrees in statistics combined with economics or mathematics or an allied subject or equivalent qualifications. 
  • To enhance and improve the knowledge of practicing Statisticians. 
  • To provide intensive practical training to candidates. 
  • To allow the students to acquire more advanced research methods for data collection, processing, and analysis as well as get exposed to experience in writing a research report in form of a thesis.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Statistical Methods
  • Statistical Computing
  • Design and Analysis of Surveys and Experiments
  • Econometrics
  • Statistical Computing
  • Economic Statistics and National Accounts

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A first degree in statistics or statistics combined with Economics or Mathematics or an allied subject, from a recognized University. 
  • Candidates with lower qualifications in relevant subjects who have shown some academic growth may also be considered.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    1838 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1838 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
    • 7,000,000 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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