Master of Science in Computing

The programme offers a unique learning experience that blends theoretical, practical and research skills. It aims at equipping students with advanced skills in computer security, mobile computing computer networks and information systems.

Career Options

This programme is designed to enable students to develop innovations in the computing discipline, analyse software, systems and processes as well as offer expertise in the common computing fields including digital security, mobile computing, mobile applications, networks and information systems. The programme addresses the knowledge gap in the country by producing professionals skilled in innovation, research and entrepreneurship.

Admission Requirements

Applicants to this Master’s program must possess the following;

  • A Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems, Information Science, Networks, Data communication, Software Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering or related fields from a recognised institution. Or any other Bachelor’s degree in natural sciences with evidence of internationally recognised professional qualification in a computing field and practical experience in ICT related work.
  • A 2nd second class (lower division) Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Information Systems, Software Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, Information Sciences or related fields from a recognized institution.
  • Candidates with prior graduate training may, after admission, apply for transfer of credits to this program.
Program Duration

The program will extend over a period of two academic years. An academic year shall consist of two semesters. A semester shall consist of 15 weeks of lectures.

Program Options
Fees per semester

Local Students (East African Community)

Fees per semester (UGX)Functional Fees (UGX)Application Fees (UGX)
1,700,000300,00050,000

International Students

International students pay international student tuition fees which is rated in dollars and this specifically covers only the cost of teaching and many student support services. This tuition below is per academic session and includes both the tuition and functional fees.

Category of ProgrammeFees per academic session (USD)Application / Admission Fee
Master's Degree$950$30
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