36 months
1412 USD/year
914 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The main objective of the Construction Management undergraduate degree programme at Makerere University is to train highly skilled personnel knowledgeable in the management and control of the construction process, and optimum aggregation of construction resources including money, manpower, materials, machinery and methods of work.


The Construction Management programme from Makerere University provides students enrolling with a sound theoretical and practical base to enable them facilitate the rational identification and utilization of resources in the construction industry. 

Learning outcomes

Graduates of this programme are expected to gain employment in both the private and public sector. The major input of the two programmes will be to train construction managers that will be absorbed in the public and private sectors in such areas as government ministries, local governments, other government departments and parastatals, construction firms, and private consultancies. Graduates may also employ themselves as contractors, consultants, researchers and entrepreneurs.

Further the programme cross‐pollinates existing departments within the Faculty of Technology such as the Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture with construction management expertise.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Elements of Geotechnical Engineering
  • Geophysical Environment
  • Building Science
  • Communication Skills
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Construction Materials

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

Get your student insurance now

Start from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Makerere University and/or in Uganda, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • For direct entry scheme, an applicant must obtain two advanced level passes, one in Mathematics and another in any other approved subject, at the same sitting of the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education or its equivalent. For purposes of computing entry points, the advanced level subjects shall carry the following weights:
  • Weight 3 – Mathematics and one best done of Economics, Geography, Physics and Fine Art as Essential subjects.
  • Weight 2 – One best done of Chemistry, Technical Drawing, Economics, Geography, Physics and Fine Art as Relevant subjects.
  • Weight 1 – General Paper – as Desirable subject
  • Weight 0.5 – Any other subject as Other subjects.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    1412 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 706 USD per semester during 36 months.
  • National

    914 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 457 USD per semester during 36 months.
  • National: 1,756,611 UGX (Uganda Shilling) per semester
  • International: 2,714,762 UGX (Uganda Shilling) per semester

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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

Construction Management
Makerere University


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!