Makerere University Invites Applications For Bachelor of Visual Communications, Design and Multimedia

Makerere University Invites Applications For Bachelor of Visual Communications, Design and Multimedia

The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites applications for admission to Bachelor of of Visual Communications, Design and Multimedia Programme under the private sponsorship scheme for the 2022/2023 Academic Year.

Each applicant should:

EITHER

(a) Have the Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with a minimum of 5 Passes, or its equivalent and at least two Principal Passes at A’ Level (UACE) obtained at the same sitting. Only candidates who sat A’ Level in 2020,2019 and 2018 are eligible to apply.

OR

(b) Hold at least a Second Class/Credit (or equivalent classification) Diploma from a recognised Chartered Institutions relevant to the programme applied for. Certified copies of academic transcripts and Certificates (not photocopies of certified copies) from the awarding Institutions and one Passport size photography MUST be submitted to Office 315 Level three (3) Senate Building after applying online.

(c) BE A GRADUATE FROM A RECOGNISED CHARTERED UNIVERSITY. Certified copies of academic transcripts and certificates (not photocopies of certified copies) from the awarding Institutions and one Passport size photography MUST be submitted to Office 315, Level three (3) Senate Building after applying online.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

(i) Direct Entry
For admission under this scheme a candidate must have:
Sat the Uganda Certificate of Education with at least five passes or its equivalent and obtained a certificate (UCE) Earned Two advanced Level Principal passes obtained at the same sitting of the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) one of which must be either in art or Geom & Mechanical Drawing or Geometry and Building Drawing. The weighting of the advanced level subjects shall be as follows:
Essential subjects: (weight 3) Art, or Geometry & Mechanical Drawing or Geom. & Building Drawing.
Relevant: (weight 2) One best done CRE, IRE, Biology, Chemistry, Economics, History, Literature, Maths, Physics, Geography, Music, Enterpreneurship
Desirable: (weight 1) General paper, Sub-Maths or Computer Studies.

(ii) Diploma Holders
“For admission under this scheme, a candidate should possess a Diploma from a recognized institution (after obtaining an advanced level certificate) of at least Class II with Art and Technical Drawing or Computer Graphics as a bias.

Admission to other years
Admission to other years other than to the first year of the programme shall require a special resolution of the School/College’s Board of Studies and permission from University Senate.

How to Apply
1. Applicants should access the Institution’s Admissions URL https://apply.mak.ac.ug
2. Signup using full name, e-mail and Mobile No. Please note that your name must be similar to the one on your supporting academic documents for your application to be considered valid. If you changed your names please go to Senate Building Office 611 with a deed poll supporting the name change.
3. A password will be sent to both your e-mail and mobile number.
4. The system will prompt you to change the password to the one you can easily remember.
5. To fill a form (all sections must be filled) the applicant clicks on the Apply Now Button displayed on the running scheme. ..
6. Obtain a Pay Reference Number (PRN) after submitting the application form.
7. Make a payment at any of the Banks used by Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)

  1. Dail 2726# on either Mtn or Airtel
  2. Select option 3-Admission
  3.  Select option 3-Pay Fees
  4.  Enter reference number obtained from Application portal
  5. Details of Application form will be confirmed
  6.  Enter PIN to confirm payment

The closing date for receiving applications will be Monday 31st October, 2022

WARNING:

(i) Applicants are strongly warned against presenting forged or other people’s academic documents to support their applications for admission. The consequences, if discovered, are very grave indeed.

(ii) Do not buy any other documents not originating from the Academic Registrar’s Office. Those who buy them do so at their own risk.

(iii) The Academic Registrar has not appointed any agent to act on his behalf to solicit for additional funds other than the application fee stated above.

(iv) The University will not be responsible for any wrong information entered in the system by applicants.

Alfred Masikye Namoah
Ag. Academic Registrar

Further details including fees structure can be found in the document below:

Advert-Bachelor-of-Visual-Communication-2022-23AY

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