Mbarara University of Science and Technology Faculty of Medicine

By | February 11, 2020

Welcome to the Department of Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine at Mbarara University of Science and Technology. We strive to provide excellence in teaching for both undergraduate and postgraduate students and to encourage research into the nature, cause and prevention of adult medical diseases. We provide comprehensive clinical services in adult medicine at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital complex. We are committed to ensuring the success of our learners and faculty, and to contributing to the health of the people in our community.

Courses Offered

Undergraduate and Diploma programs

  1. Bachelors of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery(MBchB)
  2. Bachelors of Nursing Science(Direct & Completion)
  3. Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science(Direct & Completion)
  4. Bachelors of Medical Laboratory Science(Offered at Mulago Campus- MMLC)
  5. Bachelors of Pharmacy
  6. Bachelors of Science in Physiotherapy
  7. Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  8. Diploma in HIV Prevention, Management and care hosted by Mild may
  9. Diploma in Counseling

postgraduate Programmes


  1. Master of Medicine in Surgery
  2. Master of Medicine in Internal Medicine
  3. Master of Medicine in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  4. Master of Medicine in Paediatrics & Child Health
  5. Master of Medicine in Pathology
  6. Master of Medicine in Radiology
  7. Master of Medicine in Ophthalmology
  8. Masters of Medicine in Anesthesia
  9. Masters of Medicine in Plastic & reconstruction Surgery
  10. Masters of Medicine in Family Medicine
  11. Masters of Medicine in Dermatology
  12. Masters of Medicine in Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT)
  13. Masters of Medicine in Psychiatry
  1. Master of Science in Anatomy
  2. Master of Science in Physiology
  3. Master of Science in Medical Laboratory Science
  4. Master of Science in Biochemistry
  5. Master of Nursing Science
  6. Master of Science in Pharmacology
  7. Master of Science in Microbiology

D)PhD Training PhD Program is offered in all the programmes

Admission Requirement

b)Faculty of Science
(i)Master of Science in Biology
A candidate must have an Honours degree of at least Second Class Lower Division from a recognized University in Botany/ Zoology/ Ethnobotany/ Forestry/ Agriculture/Veterinary Medicine.
Have an undergraduate dissertation in areas especially related to Biology for the non Botany/Ethnobotany applicants.
Applicants of Zoology/Botany who offered 3:2:2 will have an added advantage

Contact Details

Mbarara University of
Science and Technology
P.O BOX 1410,
Mbarara,  Uganda

Tel:  +256-4854-21373
Fax:  +25648520782
Mobile:  +256772662062

Mbarara University Kampala Liason Office
Tel:  +256-414-533162