Kampala International University Admission Requirements

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Kampala International University Admission Requirements… KIU admission Requirements for Undergraduate and Postgraduate admissions. KIU entry requirement is the minimum requirements that must be met by prospective students of the Institute before being offered admission into any programme.

The Authority of Kampala International University (KIU) has publicized the Entry Requirement AKA Admission Requirement for prospective candidates that seek admission into the institution for the academic year.

Kampala International University Admission Requirements

These requirements are for various programmes offered at the institution, it serves as a guide in the application process. All interested applicants are to read through carefully making sure that they fulfil the requirements before putting in an application.

KAMPALA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The following are the minimum entry qualifications for admission at KIU approved and followed by university’s Admission Committee.

I) COLLEGE OF ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT

a) Bachelor of Business Administration

Two A Level Principal Passes of which one should be in Economics and one subsidiary pass plus five O level passes including a credit in Mathematics.

b) Bachelor of International Business Administration

Two A Level Principal passes and one subsidiary pass plus five O ‘level passes including a credit in Mathematics.

c) Bachelor of Marketing Management

Two A Level Principal passes of which one should be in Economics and one subsidiary pass plus five passes including a credit in Mathematics

d) Bachelor of Human Resource Management

Two A Level Principal passes and one subsidiary pass including a subsidiary in Economics and five O Level passes including a credit in Mathematics.

e) Bachelor of Supplies and Procurement Management

Two A Level principal passes and one subsidiary pass including a subsidiary pass in Economics and five O Level passes with a credit in Mathematics.

f) Bachelor of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

Two A Level principal passes and one should be in Entrepreneurship and five O Level passes with a credit in Mathematics.

Bachelor of Business Computing

Two A Level principal passes in Mathematics, Economics, Physics or Geography and five O level passes including a credit in Mathematics

g) Bachelor of Tourism and Hotel Management

Two A Level Principal passes and one subsidiary pass plus five O ‘level passes including a credit in Mathematics.

h) Bachelor of Arts in Economics

Two A Level principal passes and one should be in Economics and five O Level passes with a credit in Mathematics.

i) Bachelor of Science in Statistics

Two A Level principal passes in Mathematics and Economics plus five O Level passes with a credit in Mathematics.

j) Bachelor of Economics and Applied Statistics

Two A Level principal passes in Mathematics and Economics and five O Level passes with a credit in Mathematics.

k) Diploma in Business Administration

One principal pass in Economics and two subsidiary passes plus five credits at O Level including a credit in Mathematics.

l) Diploma in Tourism and Hotel Management

One principal pass and two subsidiary passes plus five credits at O Level including a credit in Mathematics.

m) Diploma in Secretarial and Office Management

One principal pass and two subsidiary passes plus five credits at O Level including a credit in Mathematics

n) Certificate in Business Administration

Two subsidiary passes at A level plus five passes at O level including a credit in Mathematics

II) SCHOOL OF COMPUTING AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

b) Bachelor of Computer Science

Two A Level principal passes in either Mathematics or Physics and any other one subsidiary pass plus five credit passes at O Level.

c) Bachelor of Computer Engineering

Two A Level principal passes in Mathematics, Physics and any other principal pass or subsidiary pass and five O level passes.

d) Bachelor of Information Technology

Two A Level principal passes in either Arts or Science subjects and one subsidiary pass plus five O Level passes.

e) Bachelor of Management Information Systems

Two A Level principal passes in either Arts or Science subjects and one subsidiary pass plus five O level passes.

f) Bachelor of Library and Information Sciences

Two A Level principal passes in either Arts or Science subjects and one subsidiary pass plus five O level passes.

g) Diploma in Library and Information Sciences

One A level principal pass, and two subsidiary passes in either Arts or Science subjects plus five O Level passes.

h) Diploma in Computer Science

One A level principal pass, and two subsidiary passes in either Arts or Science subjects plus five O Level passes.

i) Diploma in Information Technology

One A level principal pass, and two subsidiary passes in either Arts or Science subjects plus five O Level passes.

j) Certificate in Computer Science

A Level with subsidiary passes and five O Level passes.

k) Certificate in Library and Information Sciences

A Level with subsidiary passes and five O Level passes.

III) SCHOOL OF LAW

a) Diploma in Law

One A level principal pass, and two subsidiary passes in either Arts or Science subjects plus five O Level passes

b) Bachelor of Laws

Two A Level principal passes and one subsidiary pass plus five O level passes including a credit in English.  Holders of Diploma in Law from a recognized Institution of Higher Learning are eligible to apply.

IV) COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

a) Bachelor of Computer Science with Education

Two A Level Principal passes in either arts or science subjects plus one subsidiary pass in ICT and five O Level passes.

b) Bachelor of Arts with Education

Two A Level Principal passes in arts subjects and one subsidiary pass, should have two teaching subjects.

c) Bachelor of Science with Education

Two A Level principal passes in science subjects and five O Level passes, should have two teaching subjects in Science subjects.

d) Bachelor of Education – In-service Arts/science Primary Option

Should have a Grade III Teachers Certificate and a Diploma in Primary Education from a recognized Institution of Higher Learning with two teaching subjects in either arts or science subjects.

e) Bachelor of Education – In-service Science/Arts Secondary Option

Should have a Diploma in Secondary Education from a recognized Institution of higher learning with two teaching subjects and two A level principal passes.

f) Bachelor of Education with Special Needs Education In-service

Applicants should have a Diploma in Special Needs Education from a recognized Institution of Higher learning

g) Bachelor of Education with Guidance and Counseling In-service

Applicants should have a diploma in Education with Guidance and Counseling from a recognized Institution of higher learning, must have two teaching subjects.

V) COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

a) Certificate in Mass Communication

A Level with subsidiary passes and five O Level passes.

b) Diploma in Mass Communication

One A level principal pass, and two subsidiary passes in either Arts or Science subjects plus five O Level passes

c) Bachelor of Mass Communication

Two principal passes at A Level plus one subsidiary pass should have five passes at O Level or the equivalent.

d) Diploma in Social Work and Social Administration

One A level principal pass, and two subsidiary passes in either Arts or Science subjects plus five O Level passes

e) Bachelor of Social Work and Social Administration

Two principal passes at A Level and one subsidiary pass or the equivalent plus five passes at O Level.

f) Diploma in Development Studies

One A level principal pass, and two subsidiary passes in either Arts or Science subjects plus five O Level passes

g) Bachelor of Development Studies

Two principal passes at A Level and one subsidiary pass or the equivalent plus five passes at O Level.

h) Diploma in International Relations and Diplomatic Studies

One A level principal pass, and two subsidiary passes in either Arts or Science subjects plus five O Level passes

i) Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Diplomatic Studies

Two principal passes at A Level and one subsidiary pass or the equivalent plus five passes at O Level.

j) Diploma in Conflict Resolution and Peace Building

One A level principal pass, and two subsidiary passes in either Arts or Science subjects plus five O Level passes

k) Diploma in Social and Community Development

One A level principal pass, and two subsidiary passes in either Arts or Science subjects plus five O Level passes

l) Bachelor of Social and Community Development

Two principal passes at A Level and one subsidiary pass or the equivalent plus five passes at O Level.

m) Diploma in Development Studies

One A Level principal pass plus two subsidiary passes, and five passes at O Level

n) Certificate in Public Administration

At least subsidiary passes at Advanced Level plus five passes at Ordinary Level   Certificate.

VI) SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES

a) Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery

Two A Level Principal passes at Advanced level in Biology and Chemistry plus one subsidiary pass in science subjects including general paper and five credits at Ordinary level in English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, and Physics.

b) Bachelor of Pharmacy

Two A Level Principal passes at Advanced level in Biology and Chemistry plus one subsidiary pass in science subjects including general paper and five credits at Ordinary level in English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, and Physics.

c) Bachelor of Nursing Sciences

Two A Level Principal passes at Advanced level in Biology and Chemistry plus one subsidiary pass in science subjects including general paper and five credits at Ordinary level in English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, and Physics.

d) Bachelor of Clinical Medicine and Community Health

Two A Level Principal passes at Advance level in Biology and Chemistry plus one subsidiary pass in science subjects including general paper and five credits at Ordinary level in English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, and Physics.

e) Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Technology

Two Principal passes at Advanced level in Biology and Chemistry/physics/Mathematics and five credits at Ordinary Level in English, Maths, Chemistry, Physics and Biology.

f) Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Community Health

One principal pass in Biology at Advanced Level plus two subsidiaries passes in science subjects including general paper and five credits at Ordinary level including Maths, English, Biology, Chemistry and physics.

g) Diploma in Nursing Sciences

One principal pass in Biology at Advanced level plus two subsidiary passes in science subjects including general paper and five credits at Ordinary level including Maths, English, Biology, Chemistry and physics.

h) Diploma in Pharmacy

One principal pass in Chemistry at advanced level plus two subsidiary passes in science subjects including general paper and five credits at ordinary level in Mathematics, English, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

i) Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology

One principal pass in Biology and a subsidiary pass in Chemistry and one subsidiary pass in science subjects including general paper plus five credits at ordinary level in Mathematics, English, Biology and Physics

DEGREE AND DIPLOMAS BY EXTENSION UNDER SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES

Bachelor of Clinical Medicine and Community Health

Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Community Health should be registered with relevant Bodies or Professional Councils of the home country.

Bachelor of Pharmacy

Diploma in Pharmacy and should be registered with the relevant professional councils of the home country.

Bachelor of Nursing Sciences

For holders of Diploma in Nursing Sciences, Diploma in Enrolled Comprehensive Nursing, Diploma in Midwifery, should be registered with relevant bodies or Professional Councils of home country where applicable.

Diploma in Nursing Sciences

Certificate in Enrolled Comprehensive Nursing/Enrolled General Nursing, should be registered with relevant professional councils of the home country where applicable and with the experience of two working years.

Certificate in Nursing Sciences/ Comprehensive Nursing/ Midwifery

Five passes are required at ordinary level in the following subjects; Mathematics, Biology, chemistry, English and Physics/ Agriculture/Health Science/ Foods and Nutrition/ Geography

For holders of KCSE Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education, they must have a minimum mean grade of B and minimum of B in relevant subjects which include English/Kiswahili, Mathematics/Physics/Physical sciences, Biology and Chemistry.

For Diploma holders, applicants must have a minimum mean grade of C, C in Biology/biological sciences, chemistry, English/Kiswahili and C- in physics/physical sciences and Mathematics.

Certificate graded in percentages and average points e.g Sudan, South Sudan, DRC, Somalia, Nigeria, Liberia, Ghana etc will be considered after Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) has equated or translated the grades.

VII) ACCESS PROGRAMME

This is a pre-university programme designed for students who do not meet the minimum qualifications for direct entry into KIU degree or diploma programmes.   It is for students whose educational systems are different from Uganda’s but qualify for university entry under their home countries’ educational systems. Students who pass the access programme qualify to apply for KIU undergraduate courses.

Students who hold Kenyan Certificate of Education (KCSE) ie. 8:4:4 system and wish to enroll for either degree or diploma courses have to pass through the access programme.  To qualify for Access programme, applicants should have a minimum mean grade of C.

VIII) SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCES

    • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
    • Bachelor of Applied Mathematics with Computing
    • Bachelor of Science in Analytical Chemistry
    • Bachelor of Science in Industrial Chemistry
    • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
    • Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics
    • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
    • Bachelor of Science in Telecommunications Engineering
    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
    • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
    • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management
    • Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Management and Conservation Biology
    • Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics
    • Diploma in Civil Engineering
    • Diploma in Electrical Engineering
    • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
    • Diploma in Telecommunication Engineering
    • Diploma in Environmental Management

All the above degrees require; to have sat the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education and obtained at least 2 (two) principal passes in relevant subjects i.e. Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry plus one subsidiary pass. For Diploma courses above, one should have obtained at least one principal pass in Mathematics, physics, and Chemistry.

IX) POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES

Below are the Prograduate Programmes Offered at Kampala International University

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMAS

To qualify for a Postgraduate Diploma, a candidate should have obtained a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized institution of Higher Learning or the equivalent.

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES IN WESTERN CAMPUS UNDER SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES INCLUDE;

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Anatomy
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Physiology
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Biochemistry
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Microbiology

OTHER POSTRADUATE DIPLOMAS INCLUDE

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Development Studies
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Management and Planning
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Electrical Engineering
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Water and Environmental Engineering
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Construction Project Management

MASTERS DEGREE PROGRAMMES

To qualify for a Master’s Degree programme, a candidate should have obtained a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized Institution of Higher Learning with a minimum CGPA of Second Class Lower Division.

MASTERS PROGRAMMES IN WESTERN CAMPUS UNDER SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES INCLUDE;

  • Master of Medicine in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Master of Medicine in Internal Medicine
  • Master of Medicine in Pediatrics
  • Master of Medicine in Pathology
  • Master of Medicine in Psychiatry

For all the above courses, a candidate must hold a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.

OTHER MASTERS PROGRAMMES INCLUDE;

  • Master of Arts in Conflict Resolution and Peace Building
  • Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology
  • Master of Arts in Development Studies
  • Master of Arts in English
  • Master of Arts in Geography
  • Master of Arts in History
  • Master of Arts in Human Rights and Development
  • Master of Arts in Linguistics
  • Master of Arts in Project Planning and Management
  • Master of Arts in Public Administration and Management
  • Master of Arts in Social Work and Social Administration
  • Master of Arts in Economic Policy and Planning
  • Master of Business Administration with specialization in Finance and Accounting, Finance and Banking, Human Resource Management, Information Technology, Insurance, International Business, Local Government, Management option, Marketing, NGO Management and supplies and Procurement.
  • Master of Arts in Economics
  • Master of Science in Statistics
  • Master of Arts in Human Resource Management
  • Master of Education Foundations
  • Master of Education in Comparative and Instructional Technology
  • Master of education in Early Childhood Education
  • Master of Education in Educational Administration and Management
  • Master of education in Educational Foundations
  • Master of Education in Religious Studies
  • Master of Education in Special Needs Education
  • Master of Information Technology
  • Master of International Relations and Diplomatic Studies
  • Master of Laws with Specialization in; Commercial Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Intellectual Property Law, Natural Resources and Public International Law
  • Master of Science in Conservation Biology and Wildlife Management
  • Master of Science in Applied Mathematics
  • Master of Science in Chemistry
  • Master of Science in Computer Science
  • Master if Science in Environmental Management
  • Master of Science in Information Systems
  • Master of Science in Physics
  • Master of Science in Pure Mathematics
  • Master of Science in Software Systems Engineering
  • Master of Science in Construction Project Management
  • Master of Science in Water and Environmental Engineering
  • Master of science in Electrical Engineering

PhD PROGRAMMES

To enroll for a Doctoral programme, a candidate must have obtained a Master’s Degree from a recognized Institution of Higher Learning. He/she should have a working experience of more than two years.

PhD Programmes Offered at KIU

  • PhD in Counseling Psychology
  • PhD in Development Studies
  • PhD in Economics
  • PhD in Environmental Management
  • PhD in Law
  • PhD in Management Sciences:  Educational Planning
  • PhD in Management Sciences: Entrepreneurship
  • PhD in Management Sciences: Finance and Accounting
  • PhD in Management Sciences: International Business
  • PhD in Management Sciences: Information Systems
  • PhD in Management Sciences: Public Administration and Management
  • PhD in Management Sciences: Business Statistics
  • PhD in Renewable Energy
  • PhD in Chemistry

Duration of the courses;

  • All undergraduate arts degree courses take 3 years except Bachelor of Laws which takes four years, distance learning course takes 4 years, Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery takes 5 ½ years, Bachelor of Nursing Sciences which takes 4 ½ years, Bachelor of Pharmacy which takes 4 ½ years, Bachelor of Science in Clinical Medicine and Community Health which takes 4 ½ years, Engineering courses take 4 years.
  • All Postgraduate Diploma courses take one Year.  Master Programmes take 2 to 3 years.
  • All Diploma courses take one to three years and Masters programs take 2-3 years
  • All Doctoral Programmes take 4 to 5 Years.

NB: Certificate and Diploma holders from recognized Institutions of Higher Learning are eligible to apply for either Diplomas or Degree courses of their choices.

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