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WPCS 2.1.5
Tuition Fees:$762 /year
Applications Begin:February 2021
Final Award:Master of Medicine in Internal Medicine
Start Date:August 2021
Academic Unit:Faculty of Medicine
Campus:Mbarara Campus
Application Deadline: May 2021
Programme Overview

Internal medicine is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of internal diseases. Physicians specializing in internal medicine are called internists. 
Internists are skilled in the management of patients who have undifferentiated or multi-system disease processes. They care for hospitalized and ambulatory patients and may play a major role in teaching and research. Of note is that internal medicine and family medicine are often confused as equal in the Commonwealth nations (see below).

Admission Requirements

Candidates should have:
– An honors degree in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.

Application Process
Application Fees for Ugandan Students: $14
Application Fees for International Students: $27

How to Apply
1. Go to https://applications.must.ac.ug
2. If you don’t have an Access Code, click “Click here to get an Access Code”, fill in the form and submit. An Access Code will then be sent to your email and phone number. If you already have an Access Code, proceed to step 3.
3. Enter you email address and Access Code that has been sent to your phone number to login
4. Select the application category i.e. Direct Entry and click “Apply Now”
5. Fill in the application form and submit
6. Click “Pay for Form” to generate a payment reference number to be used for paying application fees in the bank
7. Go to the bank and pay the application fees using the payment reference number generated in “Step 6”

Applicants should note that;
i. All academic documents presented must be from an accredited institution
ii. Cases of Impersonation, Falsification of Documents or giving false/incomplete information whenever discovered will lead to Automatic cancellation of Admission.
iii. Completed Applications must be accompanied with certified copies of academic documents
iv. Detailed information about the specific entry requirements for each programme can be obtained from the university website, http://registrar.must.ac.ug/downloads, or contact the Academic Registrar’s office.
v. Applicants whose first language is not English or did not go through an education system with English as a medium of instruction will be required to provide evidence from a recognized English language training institution that they have sufficient command of English language to cope with the programmes.

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities for this programme include:
– Internal Medicine Resident
– Medical Reviewer
– Polysomnographer
– Research Assistant

Tuition Fees Details
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Tuition Fees for Ugandan Students: $762
Tuition Fees for International Students: $1,524

Tuition Fee per year for Ugandan Students = 2,800,000 UGX
Tuition Fee per year for International Students = 5,600,000 UGX

The Tuition fee per semester is = 1,400,000 UGX (Ugandan Students) and 2,800,000 UGX (Foreign Students)
Note:
**International Students pay double the amount of local students

Relevant Contact

 
Prof. Gertrude Kiwanuka
Dean, Faculty of Medicine
 
Admissions Office
Responsible for Admission Enquiries