The Academic Registrar, Kyambogo University invites applications for admission to Graduate Programmes (Postgraduate Diploma, Masters degree and Doctoral programmes) for the 2023/2024 Academic Year.  The applicants eligible for admission shall possess prerequisite qualifications (academic and professional) as prescribed in the advertisement. No application for admission shall be considered outside the criteria. All Graduate Programmes are PRIVATELY SPONSORED. The University Tuition Fees indicated for various programmes exclude functional fees, research, accommodation, books, bank charges and other expenses.

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The university receives all intakes applications online via the admissions portal. Apply online in a few clicks.

The university has a Directorate of Research & Graduate Training which manages all the graduates' programmes and their respective activities.


Applicants should fill out and submit the form online using the following link: On submitting the form, printout a pay slip and pay a non-refundable application fee of Uganda shillings 50,000/= (Ugandans, Kenyans, Tanzanians, Rwandans, Burundians, Congolese (DRC) and South Sudanese applicants) and Uganda Shillings 75,000/= (International applicants) excluding bank charges at any bank integrated with our system. 

Print 2 copies of the FILLED system-generated biodata form, attach 2 Certified copies of your academic documents, 2 copies of all other related academic documents, 2 passport-size photos and three referees’ letters of recommendation. The referees’ letter can be accessed on:

Submit to Kyambogo University Directorate of Research and Graduate Training, UGANDA BLOCK  ROOM 1


Academic documents/certificates in languages other than English should be translated by a recognized Institution before submission, by the applicant, and a certificate attached. Documents obtained outside Uganda should be certified by National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) before submission. Applicants who may find difficulties in applying online should seek help from the Kyambogo University Directorate of Research and Graduate Training.

Duration of the Programme

Postgraduate Diplomas Programmes (One Academic Year)

Masters Degrees (Two Academic Years)

PhD (Provisional Admission) One Academic Year (Maximum)

PhD (Full Admission) Three Academic Years

The closing date for receiving applications is Sunday 7th May 2023

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