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Academic Programs

Upcoming Programs FY 19/20

  1. Master of Science in Computer Science (2 years)
  2. Master of Education (2 years)
  3. Master of Information Technology (2 years)
  4. Master of Science in Counseling Psychology (2 years)
  5. Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Management (1 year)
  6. Postgraduate Diploma in Physiotherapy(1 year)
  7. Postgraduate Certificate in Education (1 year)

 

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Fees Structures

Academic Calendar

Program TitlesIntakeDurationStudy TimeFaculty/ SchoolRequirements
Executive Master of Business
Administration
August 2 yearsWeekendsFaculty of Management SciencesA Second Class/Credit honours Bachelors’ degree from a recognized institution;
recognized professional qualifi cations and any other relevant qualifi cation.
Master of Public Health August 2 yearsWeekendsFaculty of Public HealthBachelors’ degree in Public Health, Environmental Health Science, Medicine and Surgery, Dental Surgery, Nursing, Midwifery, Veterinary Medicine, Biological Sciences, Community Psychology, Arts in Social Sciences and Development studies and any other Health Related Programme.
Master of Arts in Public Administration and Management August 2 yearsWeekendsFaculty of Management SciencesApplicants will be expected to have obtained a second-class honours degree or its equivalent in any discipline from a recognised University. Or

Applicants without prior degree in the Humanities and social sciences
will be expected to have EITHER two years of administrative and managerial experience; or a post-graduate diploma in Public Administration or Human Resource management from an Institution recognised by the National Council for Higher Education in Uganda.

Prospective applicants will be admitted only if they pass the Graduate Admission Management Test (GMAT) of the Department of Public Administration and Management, Lira University.
Post Graduate
Diploma in Public
Administration &
Management
August1 yearsWeekendsFaculty of Management SciencesApplicants will be expected to have obtained a degree
or its equivalent in any discipline from a recognised
University or Other Degree Awarding Institution
Master of Midwifery ScienceAugust2 yearsWeekdayFaculty of Nursing and MidwiferyApplicants for MMS Programme must hold;
i) A Bachelor of Midwifery Science (BMS) or an equivalent from a
recognized institution.
ii) A Bachelor of Nursing Science (BNS) or an equivalent from a
recognized institution.
iii) Applicants with BNS or an equivalent must have at least 10
credit units (CUs) in essential midwifery courses (antepartum,
intrapartum, and postpartum).
iv) At least two years of post-degree internship clinical practice, 1
of which should be in maternal child health or maternity clinical
practice areas for both BNS and BMS entry schemes. At least
four years of post-diploma clinical experience plus the 1-year of
the post-BNS or post-BMS degree internship clinical practice
would also suffi ce for candidates who upgraded their education
from Diploma to the BNS or BMS degrees through the diploma
entry scheme.
v) A valid practicing license from a recognized licensing body for
all applicants including international students (such as Uganda
Nurses and Midwives Council).
vi) Two references (one academic and one professional).
vii) International English Language Tests (IELTS) scores (required
of all international student applicants).
viii) Equated professional and academic documents by the National
Council for Higher Education (NCHE) and Uganda Nurses and
Midwives Council (UNMC) are required for all international
student applicants.
Postgraduate
Diploma in
Financial
Management
August1 yearWeekdayFaculty of Management SciencesA Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant fi eld from a recognized Institution
by the NCHE. At least a Second-Class Diploma awarded from a
recognized Institution of Higher Learning plus a full Professional
Qualifi cation from a Chartered Institute such as CPA, ACCA, CIMA,
CIPS etc.