36 months
1470 USD/year
836 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Quantitative Economics from Makerere University's main objectives are to impart Economics concepts and develop theoretical knowledge as well as practical skills in Quantitative Economics fields.


Quantitative Economics from Makerere University consists of lectures, tutorials, field attachments, practicals and individual research projects.

Students at Quantitative Economics from Makerere University will be able to 

  • know and use Economic variables, 
  • know how to collect and analyse economic data and apply them to explain social, economic and health dynamics and other such related fields.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Descriptive Statistics
  • Principles of Development Economics
  • Mathematical Economics
  • Marketing and Cooperatives
  • Development Economics, Planning and Policy
  • Resource and Environment Economics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




132 alternative credits


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

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  • 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

    1470 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 735 USD per semester during 36 months.
  • National

    836 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 418 USD per semester during 36 months.
  • National: 1,596,919 UGX (Uganda Shilling) per semester
  • International: 2,810,577 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.


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