International University of East Africa Admission Requirements

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International University of East Africa Admission Requirements for undergraduate and postgraduate admissions has been released.

International University of East Africa Admission Requirements

 

The Office of the Registrar of Academics of International University of East Africa (IUEA) has released the admission requirements for undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes. Prospective students should endeavor to check the entry requirements before applying for admission. Interested candidates can access International University of East Africa programmes before proceeding to apply.

International University of East Africa Admission Requirements

Below is the entry requirements for International University of East Africa (IUEA).

General Admission Requirements

Master’s Degree Programs

  1. All applicants must hold a first degree or its equivalent with Second Class Lower and above.
  2. Non-Ugandan applicants must have the equivalent of the above as awarded by their home universities.

Bachelor’s Degree Programs

The following requirements must be presented:

  1. Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) or its equivalent with at least five passes in subjects appropriate to chosen area of study, including English Language, and Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) or its equivalent with at least two principal passes ( average C+ for students from countries with no “A” level), or
  2. Passing a Mature Age Entrance Examination or Aptitude test certified by MOEC, OR
  3. A Diploma in a relevant subject from a recognized institution at a 2nd class or higher level.

Diploma Programs

The following requirements must be presented;

  1. Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with five passes in subjects appropriate to chosen area of study, including a pass in English Language, or equivalent, and Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) with at least one principal pass in a relevant subject or equivalent, (average C from countries with no “A” level), OR
  2. A certificate in a relevant subject from a recognized educational institution.
  3. For a Diploma in Primary Education, one must have a Grade III Teacher’s (P1) certificate from a recognized institution.

Certificate Programs

An applicant must have an UCE certificate or its equivalent with at least five passes.

Entry Requirements for Faculty of Business and Management

A candidate is eligible for admission to the Programme on meeting one of the following requirements:

1. From the Ugandan and some other East African Education System

Two principal passes in either Science or Arts subjects or its equivalent at Advanced level obtained at the same sitting

Essential  Economics at UACE and minimum of credit pass in Mathematics at UCE level

Relevant  Mathematics, History, Geography & Subsidiary Mathematics

Others All others

2. From Kenya

Must have C+ pass grade and above at KCSE

3. From England

Minimum of two GCSE (or equivalent) passes at A-level, minimum C grade

4. International Baccalaureate

Minimum of 26 points

5. IGCSE

Minimum average of 60%

6. For diploma holders;

A student must have obtained a diploma from a recognized institution of higher learning. The diploma programme curriculum must have contained significant business-related content.

Entry Requirements for Faculty of Engineering

In addition, a candidate shall be eligible for admission to the programme on meeting any of the following minimum qualifications:

1.At least two (2) Principal Pass in Physics and Mathematics obtained at the same sitting of the Advanced Level Examinations or its equivalent. For purposes of computing entry points, the advanced level subjects shall carry the following weights:

  • Essential – Physics and Mathematics,
  • Relevant – Chemistry, Economics, Technical Drawing
  • Desirable – General Paper, Any other technical subject
  • Others – Any other subject

2. At least a Diploma from a recognized institution in any of the following fields:

  • Electrical, Computer , Telecommunication Engineering or a related field,
  • Science Technology (Physics or Chemistry), Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Ceramics, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning,
  • Any other Engineering field as approved by the IUEA Senate;

3. Bachelor’s degree in the Physical Sciences

4. Certificate Holders

Certificate holders will either join our Foundation Program or the Diploma courses only, upon which they will join the Undergraduate Degree Programs.

Entry Requirements to IUEA LLB Program

Entry into the Bachelor of Laws Programme is open to three categories of applicants namely:

Direct Entry Scheme

For admission to the Bachelor of Laws degree programme under the Direct Entry Scheme, an applicant must have:

  1. The Uganda Certificate of Education (or equivalent) with at least five credit passes.
  2. The Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education with at least two principal passes in any of the subjects done at A- Level School obtained at the same sitting.
  3. For International Student please contact us.

Diploma Holders Entry Scheme

An applicant must have at least a Second Class Diploma from a recognized Institution. Degree holders may also apply under this scheme.

Other Admission Requirements

  1. All applicants who apply for admission to the LL.B. programme shall undergo an Entry test. The test will evaluate aptitude, analytical and communication skills.
  2. Detailed information on admission procedures, fees and requirements for each of the categories of admission can be obtained from the office of the Academic Registrar.

Entry Requirements for Faculty of Science and Technology

Direct Entry

A candidate must satisfy the general minimum entry requirements of IUEA. In addition, the following regulations shall hold: Candidates seeking admission through this avenue must have obtained:-

  • The Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) or its equivalent, with credits in English and Mathematics.
  • At least two principal passes at the same sitting in Uganda Advanced certificate of Education (UACE) in any two subjects (Mathematics, Physics, Economics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, Literature, Entrepreneurship, Technical Drawing and Fine Art).

Diploma Holders

  • At least a second Class (lower division) diploma from a recognized institution in science related field.

Certificate Holders

Candidates seeking admission through the certificate holders scheme must

  • Have passed Mathematics and English with at least a credit in the Ugandan Certificate of Education or its equivalent
  • Have at least a credit certificate in computer science or related discipline from a Recognized institution

Certificate holders will either join our Foundation Program or the Diploma courses only, upon which they will join the Undergraduate Degree Programs.

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