ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Entry requirements to a degree programme

The minimum entry requirements for admission to a degree programme are:

1.      Uganda Certificate of Education (O’Level) with a minimum of five passes

2.      Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education ( A ‘Level) with a minimum of two principle passes obtained at the same sitting; or

3.      A relevant Diploma from an institution of higher learning recognised by National Council for Higher Education, or

4.      A pass in mature age entry examinations with at least 50% and must be 25years and above. The mature age entry examinations must have been accredited by the National Council for Higher Education.

 

Entry requirements to a diploma programme

The minimum entry requirements for admission to a diploma programme are:

1.      Uganda certificate of Education (O’Level) with a minimum of five passes

2.      Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (A ‘Level) with a minimum of one principle pass and two subsidiary passes obtained at the same sitting or

3.      A certificate from an institution of higher learning recognised by the National Council of Higher Education

 

Entry requirements to an ordinary certificate programme

The minimum entry requirements for admission to an ordinary certificate programme are:

Uganda Certificate of Education (O’Level) with a minimum of three credits obtained at the same sitting.

International applicants

International applicants must first have their qualifications translated and then equated by Uganda National Examinations Board. Admissions will then be given when they are found to meet the requirements for each programme described above.

Student Registration numbers

Each admitted student will get a registration number reflecting the year of admission, the programme admitted into, the admission number and the country of origin.

Categories of Admission

Students may be admitted to UPU under one of the following categories:

1.      Regular Admission (full time)

2.      Weekend programme

3.      Holiday programme

4.      Evening programme

Student Registration

New students

1.      The student submits bank slips with payment of at least administrative fee to the Bursar and receives a receipt.

2.      The student reports to the Admission and Registration office for registration and receives their registration cards. They are required to come with the following;

a)      Four coloured passport size photos

b)      Photocopy of admission letter

c)      Photocopy of the receipt