Makerere University Registers 286 First Class Degrees

A total of 286 students obtained a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of above the 4.40 to graduate with first class honors at the 66th graduation ceremony of Makerere University that kicked off yesterday.

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Among them, 118 are female making up for a percentage of 41% while 168 are male making up for 51%.

Among the courses that had more students obtaining first class include; Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with a total number of 15 students.

Others include; Bachelor of Leisure and Hospitality Management- 7, Bachelor of International Business- 12, Bachelor of Human Resource Management- 21, Bachelor of Science Finance- 12, Bachelor of Commerce- 10, Bachelor of Business administration-14 and Bachelor of procurement and supply chain management-8 all from Makerere University Business school.

A total of 2,413 students from college of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT), College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES), College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Bio-security (CoVAB), College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS), and School of Law graduated yesterday.

According to Vice chancellor Prof. John Ddumba Ssentamu, the on-going graduation ceremony that ends on Friday will see a total of 14,318 receive Doctorates, Masters Degrees, Post Graduate Diplomas and Undergraduate qualifications.

Of these 64 will receive Doctorate degrees while 1159 will be awarded with masters degrees.