Busitema University Ongoing Admissions

Busitema University Ongoing Admissions

Busitema University invites applications for the 2024-2025 academic year, offering a range of undergraduate, postgraduate, and diploma programs. We welcome both government and privately sponsored students. This announcement provides essential details for prospective applicants.

Application Process

  1. Where to Obtain Application Forms: Forms are available at the Busitema University Academic Registrar’s Office or through various campus offices listed [here](link to campuses).
  2. Application Fee: East Africans – UGX 50,000; Non-East Africans – UGX 75,000, plus a bank charge of UGX 3,000. Payable at Stanbic Bank or Centenary Bank.
  3. Online Application: Visit zeepay.busitema.ac.ug to generate a payment reference number, then complete the payment at the specified banks.
  4. Support: For any clarifications, contact the Accounts Office at our campuses or the Liaison Office at Makerere University.

Admission Requirements

General: Uganda Certificate of Education with at least five passes, or its equivalent, and Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education with at least two principal passes in prescribed subjects.

Diploma Entry: A second-class or credit diploma from a recognized institution.

Note: Candidates with O’Level results of 7, 9, X, Y, or Z are not eligible.

Mode of Application

All candidates will apply online using the new AIMS system. Applicants MUST make a printout of the application form and attach certified copies of the transcript, certificate, diploma, and degree; birth certificate, one (1)  passport-size photo to be submitted to any of the following centres: 

  • Busitema campus (25 km from Tororo) 
  • Busitema University Liaison Office (Makerere University, Lincoln Flats, Room A2)
  • Arapai Campus in Soroti
  • Namasagali Campus in Kamuli 
  • Nagongera Campus in Tororo
  • Pallisa Campus (at Kalaki) in Pallisa 
  • Mbale Campus (Mbale Regional Referral Hospital)  

All copies of academic transcripts must be certified by the awarding institutions and not Photocopies of Certified documents.

General Entry and Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission to the Graduate School at Busitema University, applicants must satisfy the minimum requirements below:

  • The process of admission of prospective graduate (Postgraduate Diploma, Masters, and PhD) students shall commence with application by the prospective students.
  • It shall be the responsibility of the applicant to pay the application fee, complete the application form, and provide copies of the relevant academic documents to the Office of the Academic Registrar and the Directorate of Graduate Studies.
  • The duly completed application forms shall be scrutinized by the Office of the Academic Registrar, and the Directorate of Graduate Studies in consultation with the line departments where the graduate programme is offered.
  • The decision to admit an applicant shall be based upon the recommendation from the line department communicated by the Dean or Director of the Faculty or Institute in which the department is based.
  • The recommendation from the line department shall be based on the assessment of more than one member of staff of the department. Furthermore, at least one of the staff‑ members shall be actively involved in the research.
  • The suitability of an applicant to pursue a graduate programme shall also be based on the two confidential references submitted to the Office of the Academic Registrar.
  • An applicant already enrolled with another university or Busitema University shall not be admitted for a graduate Programme at Busitema University. 
  • The applicant shall show evidence that s/he has secured adequate funds to enable her/him to pursue the programme s/he has applied for.

NOTE: For the specific programme requirements (admission, options, tuition fees) for each of the graduate programmes, please refer to the Graduate Prospectus. You can find details on the DGSRI website www.busitema.ac.ug/graduatestudies or a brochure from the Academic Registrar’s Office.

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Contact details

Busitema University
Jinja – Malaba Rd
Busia – Uganda
+256(0) 454 448864

Academic Registrar

P. O. Box 236, Tororo

Tel: +256 454 448864 (office)

or +256 712 810650 (mobile)

Fax:+256 45 4436517

Email: ar@acadreg.busitema.ac.ug

or arbusitema@hotmail.com