36 months
1776 USD/year
958 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Human Nutrition program me at Makerere University introduces you to one of the most rapidly advancing areas of focus in the health care industry. 


The Human Nutrition program me at Makerere University is designed to equip you with the relevant knowledge and extensive real-world experience to start a new career or advance to higher levels.

Students at Human Nutrition program me at Makerere University will:

  • be increasing emphasis on role of nutrition in living healthier lives
  • be trained and skilled in this vital area.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cell Biology
  • Human Physiology
  • Metabolism of Nutrition and Exercise
  • Principles of Human Nutrition
  • Professional Development in Science (PRoDS)
  • Psychology and Sociology of Health and Well-being

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

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Get pay in slips from Stanbic or DFCU bank at the main campus Makerere University where applicable.
  • After paying the Fee of USD $ 75 or 172,500 UGX  take the bank slip to the main building (Finance Department) for verification where applicable.
  • On presentation of the application fee bank slip, pick the application form from Room 316, Level 3, Senate Building.
  • Applicants with academic documents prescribed in other languages other than English should be submitted to the School of Languages, Makerere University for translation into English.
  • Applicants who obtained qualifications elsewhere other than Uganda should take their secondary school academic documents to Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) located in Ntinda for purposes of being equated to Ugandan grades.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    1776 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 888 USD per semester during 36 months.
  • National

    958 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 479 USD per semester during 36 months.
  • National: 1,825,050 UGX (Uganda Shilling) per semester
  • International: 3,379,384 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.

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