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WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$480 /year
Applications Begin:May 2021
Final Award:Bachelor of Science with Education
Start Date:August 2021
Academic Unit:College of Education and External Studies
Campus:Main Campus
Application Deadline: July 2021
Programme Overview

The focus of this programme is to train effective science teachers in science content, science pedagogy and procedural knowledge.

The graduates of the programme will thus be equipped with science and mathematics professional competencies and outlook to link schooling and the communities, as well as positively induce national development through science.

In addition, the BSc. Educ. programme is a significant acknowledgement of, and hence response to the endemic poor performance in science and low availability of trained teachers that are conceptuality and practically competent to facilitate the expectations accorded to science education.

Curriculum

Year One
First Semester:
– GENETICS & EVOLUTION
– FOUNDATIONS OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION
– GENETICS & EVOLUTION
– CONCEPTS OF PHYSICAL FITNESS
– BASIC ECOLOGY
– Sociology Of Education: Theories And Practice
– INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY
– Linear Algebra 1
– Physics Practical
– Calculus II
– Classical Mechanics I
– Properties Of Matter
– FOUNDATIONS OF CURRICULUM

Second Semester:
-MOTOR LEARNING
– Elements Of Probability And Statistics
– INTRODUCTION TO SPORT PERFORMANCE
– LOWER VERTEBRATE BIOLOGY
– PLANT DIVERSITY AND CLASSIFICATION
– HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT
– Physics Practicals
– CURRICULUM DESIGN
– ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM
– HEAT AND THERMODYNAMICS
– RESEARCH PROJECT
– INTRODUCTION TO THEORY OF EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT
– BASIC ORGANIC CHEMISTRY

Year Two
First Semester:
– Development Of Education In Uganda
– INVERTEBRATE BIOLOGY
– Real Analysis I
– EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY
– TEACHING AND LEARNING PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND SPORTS
– BIOSYSTEMATICS
– Probability Theory
– TEACHING AND LEARNING PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND SPORTS
– Differential Equations I
– SPORT PERFORMANCE IN TRACK AND FIELD, AND SOCCER
– PHYSICS PRACTICALS
– SOLID STATE PHYSICS I
– EVOLUTION OF PHYSICS
– ELECTROMAGNETISM
– ANIMAL HISTOLOGY AND PHYSIOLOGY
– ELEMENTS OF ENVIRONMENTAL PHYSICS

Second Semester:
– PHYSICS PRACTICALS
– ELECTROCHEMISTRY
– GEOPHYSICS I
– TRANSITION METAL CHEMISTRY
– FLUID DYNAMICS
– STEREO- AND PHYSICAL ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
– NUCLEAR PHYSICS
– Waves And Optics
– THERMODYNAMICS AND KINETICS
– Specific Methods Of Teaching Economics Education
– QUANTUM MECHANICS I
– INTRODUCTORY SPECTROSCOPY
– Complex Variables I
– ELECTRONICS
– EDUCATIONAL MEASUREMENT AND RESEARCH
– RESEARCH METHODS AND DATA MANAGEMENT
– Abstract Algebra
– ADMINISTRATION OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND SPORTS
– TEACHING AND LEARNING SCIENCE
– Numerical Analysis I
– PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND SPORTS FOR THE DISABLED
– STRATEGIES AND PRACTICES FOR EFFECTIVE TEACHING
– SPORTS PERFORMANCE IN VOLLEYBALL AND BASKETBALL
– SPORTS PERFORMANCE IN NETBALL AND RACQUET GAMES
– LEARNING AND TEACHING MATHEMATICS
– General Theory And Practice Of Comparative Education

Year Three
First Semester:
– ASSESSMENT, EVALUATION, RESOURCES AND MATERIALS DEVELOPMENT IN MATHEMATICS
– TEACHING AND LEARNING VOLLEYBALL AND BASKET BALL
– Functional Analysis
– PHYSICS PRACTICAL
– ADVANCED ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY
– Numerical Analysis II
– Solid State Pysics11
– SPECIAL NEEDS EDUCATION
– Dynamical Systems
– MICROBIOLOGY, IMMUNOLOGY AND MYCOLOGY
– Solid State Pysics11
– Dynamical Systems
– FOOD AND HUMAN NUTRITION
– EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY
– General Topology
– QUANTUM MECHANICS II
– TRENDS AND CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN SCIENCE EDUCATION
– Stochastic Processes
– General Topology
– ELECTRONICS AND INSTRUMENTATION
– EVALUATION OF TEACHING AND LEARNING
– Statistical Inference
– ELECTRONICS AND INSTRUMENTATION
– History Of Mathematics
– KINESIOLOGY
– AGRICULTURAL PHYSICS
– Mathematical Logic
– CARE AND PREVENTION OF SPORTS INJURIES
– CURRICULUM THEORY AND CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN MATHEMATICS EDUCATION
– SPORTS PERFORMANCE WEIGHT LIFTING
Economic Theories And Practice In Education

Second Semester:
– SOLAR ENERGY
– Graph Theory
– MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION IN PHYSICAL AND SPORTS EDUCATION
– MICROWAVE AND FIBRE OPTICS
– Philosophical Orientation To Education And Teaching
– Number Theory
– PRINCIPLE AND THEORIES OF SPORTS COACHING
– Biomathematics
– TEACHING AND LEARNING TRACK AND FIELD, AND SOCCER
– Computer Applications
– TEACHING AND LEARNING NETBALL AND RACQUET GAMES
– ADVANCED PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY PRACTICALS
– GUIDANCE AND COUNSELLING
– STATISTICAL MECHANICS
– ENVIRONMENTAL AND CONSERVATION EDUCATION
– INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCES AND LABORATORY TEACHING IN SCIENCE EDUCATION
– Real Analysis II
– POPULATION AND FAMILY-LIFE EDUCATION
– SUPERVISION AND GUIDANCE TO SCHOOL PRACTICE
– Algebraic Topology
– FRESH WATER BIOLOGY
– PHYSICS PROJECT
– MATERIALS SCIENCE
– Advanced Statistics

Admission Requirements

Each applicant should:
EITHER
Have the Uganda Certificate of Education with at least (five passes), or its equivalent and at least two principal passes at Advanced Level obtained at the same sitting.
OR
Hold at least a Second Class or Credit (or equivalent classification) Diploma  from a recognised institution, relevant to this programme.

Application Process
Application Fees for Ugandan, EAC and Refugee Students: $14
Application Fees for International Students: $47

HOW TO APPLY
**Local Students:
1. Application forms and other relevant information may be obtained from undergraduate admissions Office, Level 3, Senate Building, Makerere University. Admissions are processed in May/June every year.
2. Non-refundable application fee of UG Shs.50,000 plus Bank charge of UG Shs.2,500/= should be paid from the following banks using Makerere University Paying-in-slips:

BANKS
i. Any STANBIC BANK BRANCH  MUC – FEES COLLECTION ACCOUNT 9030005816385
ii. DFCU BANK MAKERERE BRANCH  MUC – FEES COLLECTION ACCOUNT 01013500181512
iii. CENTENARY BANK    MUC – FEES COLLECTION ACCOUNT 4912300001
iv. CRANE BANK    MUC – FEES COLLECTION ACCOUNT 0145053500100
3. After paying, each applicant must attach a copy of the paying – in slip to the application form and submit the completed application form to the Undergraduate Admissions Office in the Senate Building, Makerere University.
Candidates who hold grades X, Y, Z, 7 and 9 of ‘O’level results should not apply because they are Not eligible for admission.
Diploma holder applicants who hold class three (3) Diploma Certificates are not eligible for admission and therefore should not apply, except where stated in the diploma holders requirements.

**International Students:
Makerere University welcomes International Students who should follow the Application Procedure below;
1. Get pay in slips from Stanbic or DFCU bank at the main campus Makerere University where applicable.
2. After paying the Fee of USD $ 75 or 172,500 UGX  take the bank slip to the main building (Finance Department) for verification where applicable.
3. On presentation of the application fee bank slip, pick the application form from Room 316, Level 3, Senate Building.
4. Applicants with academic documents prescribed in other languages other than English should be submitted to the School of Languages, Makerere University for translation into English.
5. Applicants who obtained qualifications elsewhere other than Uganda should take their secondary school academic documents to Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) located in Ntinda for purposes of being equated to Ugandan grades.
6. Completed forms should be returned to level 3, Senate Building, Room 316, and the following documents MUST be attached to the application form:
– Original Pay in slip from the Bank
– One Passport size photograph of the applicants’ current likeness
– Photocopies of Secondary School  Certificates (i e Ordinary Level and Advanced Level) or its equivalent.
7. Diploma/Degree holder’s applicants MUST attach certified photocopies of their academic transcripts issued by the awarding institutions.
8. Applicants from countries where the language of instruction is not English are required to bring evidence of proficiency of English. However, Makerere University (School of Languages) conducts proficiency tests on request.
9. Applicants wishing to be admitted to the Bachelor of Laws programme offered by Makerere University are required to take a pre-entry examination.
10. International students MUST present insurance certificates from a reputable insurance firm at the time of admission. So, the insurance firm should cater for any eventuality not Makerere University.
11. The Academic Year normally starts in August every year. Applicants can download the form and send it with academic documents attached to; The Academic Registrar (Admissions), Makerere University, P O BOX 7062, Kampala-Uganda.

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities for Bachelor of Science with Education include:
– Scientist
– Scientific Assistant
– Research analyst
– Teachers
– Technical Writer/Editor
– Lecturers
– Chemist
– Enumerators

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Tuition Fees for Ugandan, EAC and Refugee Students: $480
Tuition Fees for International Students: $720

Tuition Fee Per Year for Ugandan Students = 1,777,440 UGX
Tuition Fee per Year for International Students = 2,666,160 UGX

NOTE: Students from countries within the East African Community (EAC), as well as Refugee students, pay the same tuition fee as Ugandans.
**Member countries of the EAC sub Region include; Uganda, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan and Tanzania.

Relevant Contact

 
Dr. Betty Akullu Ezati
Dean, School of Education
 
Admissions Office
Responsible for Admission Enquiries