Makerere University Fees Structure

Details of the most current tuition fees can be obtained from the Academic Registrar’s Department located at the Senate Building. 

Duration of Programme and Tuition fees per year

ProgrammeDurationFee Structure Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science3 years1,916,303 /=2,874,454/=
Bachelor of Information Systems and Technology 3 Years 2,116,000/= 3,107,875/=
Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering4 years1,977,138/=3,840,209/=
Bachelor of Library and Information Science3 Years1,596,919/=2,555,070/=
Bachelor of Records and Archives Management3years1,596,919/=3,072,168/=


(Tuition Fees per Semester in UGX)

  • Semester One (Ugandans A. & S. Sudan Shs.860,954/= (Internationals Shs.1,516,253/=)
  • Semester Two (Ugandans A. & S. Sudan Shs.132,250/= (International Shs.132,250 )
  • National Council for Higher Education Fees (Per Year) 20,000/= for all categories
  • UNSA Subscription Fee (per year) 2,000/= for all categories

NB: Internship/Field Attachment Fee of Shs. 100,000/= Per Semester is payable in Year I, Semester I and II for Administrative Costs.

Post Graduate Studies tuition fees

ProgrammeDurationFes StructureEast Africans and S. SudanInternational Students
PGD in Information Technology1 yearShs.5,000,000/=Shs.12,280,000/=
PGD in Computer Science1yearShs.5,000,000/=Shs.12,750,000/=
PGD in Data Communication and Software Engineering1YearShs.5,000,000/=Shs.12,901,000/=
PGD in Information Systems1YearShs.5,000,000/=Shs.11,200,000/=
MSc. in Computer Science2 yearsShs.5,000,000/=Shs.12,750,000/=
Master of Information Technology2yearsShs.5,000,000/=Shs.12,280,000/=
MSc. in Data Communication and Software Engineering2yearsShs.6,000,000/=Shs.15,112,600/=
MSc. in Information Systems2yearsShs.5,600,000/=Shs.11,200,000/=
MSc. in Information Science2yeqrsShs.5,000,000/=Shs. 8,000,000/=
MSc. in Records and Archives Management2 yearsShs.5,000,000/=Shs.8,000,000/=

Fees for Doctoral Degrees by Course work and Dissertation

ProgrammeDurationFees StructureEast Africans and S.SudanInternational Students
PhD in Data Communication & Software Engineering 3 years Shs.7,000,000/= Shs.10,000,000/=
PhD in Computer Science3 yearsShs.7,000,000/=Shs.10,000,000/=
PhD in Information Technology3 yearsShs.7,000,000/=Shs.10,000,000/=
PhD in Information Systems3 yearsShs. 8,000,000Shs.16,000,000/=
PhD in Information Science3 yearsShs.7,000,000/=Shs.10,000,000/=

Fees for Doctoral Degrees by Research only

SchoolDurationFees StructureEast Africans and S.SudanInternational Students
PhD degrees tenable in the School of Computing and Informatics Technology 3 years Shs. 7,000,000 Shs. 10,000,000
PhD degrees tenable in the East African School of Library and Information Science 3 years Shs. 7,000,000 Shs. 10,000,000

Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer

Account Name: Makerere University Council –Fees Collection a/c
Bank: Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited
Branch: Makerere
Swift code: SBICUGKX
Sort Code: 040147
Bank Account N: 9030005866749

Undergraduate Programmes Fees Structure

Graduate Programmes Fees Structure

Tuition and Functional Fees

Terms of Payment :

  1. All fees are payable at the beginning of the Academic Year
  2. If paid in installment, functional fees must be paid at 100% and Tuition fees at 60%
  3. All fees must have been paid by the 6th (sixth) week of the Semester