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UTAMU Admission Requirements 2023/2024


The management of Uganda Technology And Management University, UTAMU has released the application requirements, registration requirements for the 2023/2024 academic session, see below.

Uganda Technology And Management University Requirements


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

Direct entry

(a) At least five (5) passes at the Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) obtained at the same sitting or its equivalent at least two (2) principal passes at the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) obtained at the same sitting or its equivalent.

Conditional admission will be verified after getting the Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) Results print – out. Within the framework of the general direct entry requirements, there may be Special Faculty Requirements which a candidate must fulfill to gain admission to a programme in a specific Faculty.

Mature Age Entry

(a) A candidate must be at least 25 years of age the candidate must have passed Mature Age Entry Examinations with 50% mark or above the Mature Age Entry Examinations must have been taken at a Centre approved by the NCHE No candidate who had previously attended a programme at UTAMU shall be readmitted to the University under this scheme to a programme of study in which he/she failed to qualify during his/her previous attendance.

A Diploma Holder’s Avenue

A candidate must have obtained at least a second class/credit diploma or the equivalent performance which is relevant to his/her desired field of study from a recognized institution.

Foundation Programme Certificate

A candidate who holds a Foundation Programme Certificate from a recognized institution is eligible for admission.

A Degree Holder`s Avenue

a) A candidate must have a degree in an accredited programme from a recognized institution.
b)The candidate shall be considered for admission to a field relevant/related to his/her degree.
c) The candidate must have met the minimum requirements for admission to the degree programme he/she has completed.

An International Applicant:

Must have a qualification that is recognized for University entry in his/her home country or country where he/she has studied. The applicant will be offered a provisional admission for one semester pending equating of his/her qualification.

The University may consider for admission to a degree programme a candidate who has successfully completed a 12 – year – system of education provided that such a candidate has been registered at another University, prior to applying to UTAMU, for a degree programme and has successfully completed at least one year of University education. Such a candidate must, however, submit the University academic transcript from that other University.

A holder of a 12- year-system of education Certificate:

A holder of this Certificate such as the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education or the equivalent is required to successfully complete a Foundation Year before enrolling for the Bachelor`s degree programme.

Special Entry:

Applications submitted by candidates who do not meet the traditional entry criteria can only be considered after consultations with the NCHE for guidance and with the approval of the Senate.

Admission to Other than the First Year

Admission to the second or third or any other year requires the special consideration and permission of the relevant Faculty Board and the Senate in accordance with the University policies on Exemption and Credit Accumulation and Transfer.

Master’s Degree Programme

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


The minimum admission requirement to any of the above Masters programmes is a Bachelor’s degree from a recognised institution.

Holders of Postgraduate Diplomas in the respective areas of specialization will be admitted to 2nd year of the corresponding master’s programme subject to the Postgraduate Diploma having been obtained from a recognised institution and assessment of the courses done. After the assessment, some holders of the Post graduate Diplomas shall be required to do additional courses first before proceeding to the 2nd year of the master’s programmes which includes a research dissertation.

The UTAMU Credit Transfer policy will apply for all master’s students on related programmes at recognised institutions wishing to transfer to UTAMU.


The fees structure for international students is as follows:

S/n Category of Programme Tuition Fees Per Semester (USD) Functional Fees Per Semester (USD)
1 Postgraduate Diploma 800 150
2 Master’s Degree 800 150

International students applying to any UTAMU programme accredited by the National Council for Higher Education must.


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

A candidate must have obtained:
a) At least five (5) passes at the Uganda Certificate of Education or its equivalent at the same sitting; At least one (1) principal pass and two (2) subsidiary passes obtained at the same sitting or its equivalent.

Uganda Technology And Management University General Requirements

  1. New email address
  2. ID number Or passport number.
  3. Application fee.
  4. Supporting Documents: You’ll need your:
    • Certified copy of your ID
    • Parent’s/guardian’s ID
    • Exam results
    • Proof of residence
    • Most recent payslip NEVER sends the original documents.


Before Applying to the Uganda Technology And Management University, UTAMU there are important things to know:

  • Closing Dates: Do you know the Uganda Technology And Management University, UTAMU Applications Closing Dates? Simply Click Here
  • Online vs. Postage/Courier: Some universities use an online application system, while others only accept hard copies. Some offer both. Take this into account when starting the application process.
  • Make Sure all Details are Correct: Fill in your application form slowly and double-check your details before submitting online. If you fill out a hardcopy, use a pencil before filling it out with a blue or black pen.
  • Pay the Application Fee: Make sure of the required amount, pay it to the school account. Never post it. Send the university proof of payment if it’s required.
  • Acceptance: You will be sent a formal email or letter to inform you of your acceptance. Remember to continue working hard and pay the minimum initial payment by the due date.
  • Apply on Time: Some Uganda Technology And Management University, UTAMU qualifications have limited spaces available. Meeting the general and / specific admission requirements for a qualification does not guarantee that you will be offered a space for the 2023 academic year.


Direct all quarries to the Uganda Technology And Management University, UTAMU official page.

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