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

Ophthalmologists are physicians who specialize in treating and diagnosing ailments of the eye. Such problems can include diseases like cataracts or glaucoma; injuries; and problems with vision, like farsightedness. Ophthalmologists have more specialized training in the eye than family doctors and, contrary to optometrists, have completed medical school and have knowledge of general medicine and surgery. Because of this training, ophthalmologists often get referrals of patients with serious eye disorders from optometrists and family physicians.

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

In addition to working in a hospital or medical office as an ophthalmologist, graduates can work as:
– Researchers
– Teachers

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