Full-time campus-based master’s scholarships – Uganda
We offer up to five scholarships for full-time master's courses to academically excellent young professionals from Uganda. The scholarships cover full tuition fees, return international air fares and living expenses.
Scholarships are available in a wide range of subjects including Engineering, Environment, Medical and Life Sciences, and Law. Scholarships are not available for business and finance courses.
Civil and Mechanical Engineering
- Management of Projects: Commercial Project Management MSc
- Management of Projects: Construction Project Management MSc
- Management of Projects: Engineering Project Management MSc
- Mechanical Engineering Design MSc
- Structural Engineering MSc
- Thermal Power & Fluid Engineering MSc
Electrical and Electronic Engineering
- Advanced Control and Systems Engineering MSc
- Communication Engineering MSc
- Digital Signal Processing MSc
- Electrical Power Systems Engineering MSc
- Renewable Energy and Clean Technology MSc
- Applications in Environmental Science MSc
- Pollution & Environmental Control MSc
- Environmental Governance MSc
- Environmental Impact Assessment and Management MSc
- Environmental Monitoring, Modelling and Reconstruction MSc
- Geographical Information Science MSc
- Urban Regeneration and Development MA
- Global Urban Development and Planning MSc
- Corporate Governance LLM
- Intellectual Property Law LLM
- International Business and Commercial Law LLM
- International Financial Law LLM
- International Trade Transactions LLM
Medical and Life Sciences
- Medical Mycology MSc
- Medical Virology MSc
- Medical Microbiology MSc
- Biological Sciences MRes
- Biochemistry MSc
- Cell Biology MSc
- Plant Sciences MSc
- Science Communication MSc
Our master’s scholarships are aimed at talented applicants, especially from disadvantaged backgrounds. To apply for a scholarship, you must:
- have at least two years' relevant post-graduation work experience (this does not include unpaid internships or voluntary work);
- hold a first or upper second class (or the equivalent) undergraduate degree;
- be a resident citizen of Uganda and have not previously studied outside Africa;
- be committed to returning home and able to demonstrate the potential to make a positive impact on the future of Uganda;
- have a clear idea how studying in Manchester will benefit both your career and the wider community.
English language requirements
All applicants will need to demonstrate competency in the English language. In most cases you will need the following, as a minimum, to satisfy the general English language criteria and go through to the final selection round.
- English grade of 4 in UCE (Uganda Certificate of Education)
- IELTS score of 6.5 (with no sub-test less than 5.5)
- BT TOEFL: overall score of at least 90, with no sub-test below 22
Have a look at the full list of available courses above to check the specific requirements.
English language test validity
IELTS & TOEFL test results are only valid for two years. Your English language test report must be valid on the start date of the course.
How to apply
Applications for entry in September 2017 will open on the 4 January 2017.
The deadline for applications is 4 February 2017.
You don't need to have an offer of admission to apply for the scholarship. Please do not apply for master’s admission separately; if your scholarship application is successful then an academic offer will be made.