Lira University Admission Requirements 2019/2020

Lira University admission requirement 2019/2020 for all the courses at the undergraduate, diploma and postgraduate level is updated every year.

Therefore, this article contains the full list of all the undergraduate courses and Postgraduate courses coupled with their general requirements.

For admission into programmes of study at the Lira University, an applicant must have the following requirements for a successful admission.

LIRA UNIVERSITY UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

The following are the requirements for admission to Degree programmes:
  • Check below for the specific entry requirements for each undergraduate courses offered at the Lira University.

UACE HOLDERS APPLYING FOR ADMISSION UNDER PRIVATE SPONSORSHIP SCHEME

Program TitleIntakeDurationStudy TimeFaculty/ SchoolRequirements
Bachelor of Science in MidwiferyAugust4 yearsWeekdaysFaculty of Health SciencePrincipal passes in Biology and Chemistry obtained at the same sitting and at
least credit in English and Mathematics at ‘O’ Level.
Bachelor of Science in Public HealthAugust3 yearsWeekdaysFaculty of Health ScienceA Principal pass in Biology and in any one of the following subjects;
Chemistry, Agriculture, Geography, Mathematics, Food and Nutrition or
Physics obtained at the same sitting and Uganda Certifi cate of Education
(UCE) or its equivalent with at least passes in English and Mathematics.
Bachelor of Science in Computer
Science.
August3 yearsWeekdaysFaculty of Management Science.A Principal pass in Mathematics and in any one of the following subjects;
Physics, Chemistry, Geography, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Technical
Drawing, Food and Nutrition or Agriculture obtained at the same sitting or
its equivalent.
Bachelor of CommerceAugust3 yearsWeekdays/ WeekendsFaculty of Management Science.A Principal pass in Mathematics and/ or Economics and in one of the
following; Physics, Geography or Entrepreneurship obtained at the same
sitting or a Mature Age Certificate from a recognized Center accredited by
NCHE or its equivalent
Bachelor of Business
Administration
August3 yearsWeekdays/ WeekendsFaculty of Management Science.A Principal pass in Economics and /or Entrepreneurship and in one of the
following; Mathematics, Physics or Geography obtained at the same sitting
or a Mature Age Certificate from a recognized Center accredited by NCHE
or its equivalent.
Bachelor of Public AdministrationAugust3 yearsWeekdays/ WeekendsFaculty of Management Science.Principal passes in any two of the ‘A’ Level Subjects obtained at the same
sitting or its equivalent.
Bachelor of Science in Community
Psychology and Psychotherapy
August3 yearsWeekdaysFaculty of Health Science.Principal passes in any two of the ‘A’ Level Subjects obtained at the same
sitting or its equivalent.
Bachelor of Science in Accounting
and Finance
August3 yearsWeekdaysFaculty of Management Science.Two Principal passes in Economics or Entrepreneurship and either
Mathematics, Physics, Geography, or others at the same sitting of the
Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education Examinations (U.A.C.E) or its
equivalent or a Mature Age Certificate from a recognized Center accredited
by NCHE or its equivalent.
Bachelor of Computer EducationAugust3 yearsWeekdaysFaculty of EducationTwo principal passes in Mathematics and Physics and either Economics,
Chemistry, Geography, or Entrepreneurship at the same sitting of the Uganda
Advanced Certificate of Education Examinations (U.A.C.E) or a Mature Age
Certificate from a recognized Center accredited by NCHE or its equivalent.

DIPLOMA HOLDERS APPLYING FOR ADMISSION UNDER PRIVATE SPONSORSHIP SCHEME

Program TitleIntakeDurationStudy TimeFaculty/ SchoolRequirements
Bachelor of Science in MidwiferyAugust4 yearsWeekdaysFaculty of Health ScienceDiploma in Nursing or Midwifery obtained from a recognized Institution, equivalent to
a Second Class Upper Diploma and a Certificate of Registration from a Professional
Body.
Bachelor of Science in Public HealthAugust3 yearsWeekdaysFaculty of Health ScienceSecond Class/Credit Diploma in health related discipline or Second Class Diploma in
Education majoring in Biology and Chemistry from a recognized Institution
Bachelor of Science in Computer
Science.
August3 yearsWeekdaysFaculty of Management Science.Second Class/Credit Diploma in Computer Science, Engineering, Education Majoring
in Mathematics and Physics or Technical Education obtained from a recognized
Institution.
Bachelor of CommerceAugust3 yearsWeekdays/ WeekendsFaculty of Management Science.Second Class/Credit Diploma in Statistics, Accounting, Secretarial Studies, Cooperative
and Business related studies or Education with Business Studies obtained
from a recognized Institution.
Bachelor of Business
Administration
August3 yearsWeekdays/ WeekendsFaculty of Management Science.Second Class/Credit Diploma in Statistics, Accounting, Secretarial Studies, Cooperative
and Business related studies or Education with Business Studies obtained
from a recognized Institution.
Bachelor of Public AdministrationAugust3 yearsWeekdays/ WeekendsFaculty of Management Science.Second Class/Credit Diploma in any discipline obtained from a recognized Institution.
Bachelor of Science in Community
Psychology and Psychotherapy
August3 yearsWeekdaysFaculty of Health Science.Second Class/Credit Diploma in any discipline obtained from a recognized Institution.
Bachelor of Science in Accounting
and Finance
August3 yearsWeekdaysFaculty of Management Science.Second Class/Credit Diploma in a Business related course awarded from a
recognized institution of higher learning.
Bachelor of Computer EducationAugust3 yearsWeekdaysFaculty of EducationSecond Class/Credit Diploma in Education majoring in Physics and mathematics,
Technical Diploma in Science disciplines or Engineering from NCHE recognized/
accredited institution.

LIRA UNIVERSITY POSTGRADUATE ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

Entry requirements for a Postgraduate degree Programme
  • For a candidate to be admitted into any postgraduate diploma programme, the candidate must have a degree from SLAU or any other recognized University with a minimum of pass class degree in a relevant field.
Entry requirements for a Masters degree Programme
  • A Second Class/Credit honours Bachelors’ degree from a recognized institution;
    recognized professional qualifications and any other relevant qualification.

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