Full-time campus-based master’s scholarships – Uganda
We offer up to five scholarships for full-time master's courses to academically excellent 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 Health Sciences, and Law.
Civil and Mechanical Engineering
- Commercial Project Management MSc
- Construction Project Management MSc
- Engineering Project Management MSc
- Management of Projects MSc
- Mechanical Engineering Design MSc
- Reliability Engineering and Asset Management 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
- Global Urban Development and Planning MSc
Humanitarian and Conflict Response
- Corporate Governance LLM
- Intellectual Property Law LLM
- International Business and Commercial Law LLM
- International Financial Law LLM
- International Trade Transactions LLM
Medical and Health Sciences
- Medical Virology MSc
- Medical Microbiology MSc
- Biological Sciences MRes
- Cell Biology MSc
- Science Communication MSc
- Clinical Immunology 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 one of 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.
How to apply
Applications for entry in September 2018 are now closed.
We will open for applications for entry in September 2019 in October 2018.
Note that there is a clear separation between the process of awarding the scholarships and our admissions procedure. Scholarships are awarded entirely on merit. It is not necessary to have an academic offer of admission to apply for the scholarship. There is no advantage or disadvantage in having an academic offer. If you are selected for the scholarship you will be automatically admitted for the course of your choice.
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