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Construction Management, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #601 (WUR) Kampala, Uganda
The main objective of the Construction Management undergraduate degree programme at the 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.
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The Construction Management programme at the 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. Graduates of this programme are expected to gain employment in both the private and public sector. 

The programme

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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    128 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Elements of Geotechnical Engineering
  • Geophysical Environment
  • Building Science
  • Communication Skills
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Elements of Structural Analysis
  • Financial Accounting

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Admission to First Year

Admission into the first year is through any of the three avenues, the Direct Entry Scheme, the Mature Age Scheme and the Diploma Holders Scheme.

The Direct Entry Scheme

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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1272 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 636 USD per semester and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    822 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 411 USD per semester and a duration of 36 months.
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  • National: 1,527,4885 UGX (Uganda Shilling) per semester
  • International: 2,360,663 UGX (Uganda Shilling) per semester

Living costs for Kampala

  • 1463786 - 1961580 UGX/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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