Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery-MBCHB

Minimum Requirement
Program Length
Programme Highlights
Career Propects

Advent/September Intake – Full-time Day at UCU-Mengo campus

Admission to the Programme requires a pre-qualification based the criteria listed below as well as a pre-entry examination. In addition to these requirements, one of the following categories will allow
admission to this course:
•Direct entrants with the Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) or its equivalent with at least 5 passes,
including Math and English, and least 2 A’ level principal passes in Biology and Chemistry taken at the same sitting and at least a subsidiary pass in either Physics or mathematics of the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE);

• A credit or class II diploma in a health related discipline with at least a Credit in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or Mathematics, as well as at least 2 years in a relevant health related fi eld since qualification;

• Admissions by the mature age entry Examination Certificate issued by a recognized institution or related University Examinations, alongside all other requirements; For those who already hold a degree, in order to gain admission to this course, have a bachelor’s degree in a relevant science subject from a recognized University with a CGPA of at least 3.5.

Five years, with maximum of seven years to complete

The Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery Programme in the School of Medicine at Uganda Christian University aims to advance the local, regional, and global need for ethical, high qualified, diverse medical professionals, leaders, and scientists in order to provide Competent, conscientious,
compassionate, and collaborative medical care, pursue new knowledge and excellence of practice, and advocating for the health of all nations.

Beyond foundational courses, this Programme includes study in the following topics: Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Behavioural Sciences, Microbiology, Pathology, Pharmacology, Medicine,
Surgery, Public Health, Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology,Psychiatry, Radiology, Anaesthesia and

Career prospects upon completing this degree can be found in local, national and international government, non-profi t and private sectors with specialties and subspecialties, including urology, surgery, radiation oncology, psychiatry, preventive medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation, pediatrics, Pathology, Ophthalmology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Nuclear medicine, Neurology, Medical genetics, Internal medicine, Family Medicine, Emergency medicine, Diagnostic radiology, Dermatology, Anesthesiology, Allergy and immunology.