The Uganda Martyrs University may grant the following degrees to students who, under conditions laid down in University Regulations, have successfully completed the approved programme of study and have passed the prescribed examinations of the University.

Below is a list of the Degree Programmes

  1. Bachelor of environmental design – B.Envi.Des.
  2. Graduate diploma in environmental design – Grad.Dip.(Envi.Des.)
  3. Master of architecture (professional) – M.Arch.(Prof.)
  4. Master of landscape architecture (professional) – M.Land.Arch.(Prof.) (not offered 2016/17)
  5. Master of environmental design – M.Envi.Des. (not offered 2016/17)

Bachelor of environmental design – B.Envi.Des.
The Bachelor of Environmental Design is a three-year full-time degree programme that serves as a qualifying programme for students wishing to enrol in the graduate professional programmes such as Architecture and Landscape Architecture. It also serves as a course of study for individuals seeking mid-level positions in various built environment disciplines, as well as for those already employed in the industry but seeking to upgrade their knowledge and skills. The programme may also form the basis for entry into other disciplines such as: Urban and Regional Planning, Urban Design and, Environmental Design. The degree of Bachelor of Environmental Design may be conferred at Ordinary or Honours level.
The Bachelor of Environmental Design has been designed in accordance with the Architecture Education Policy of the Uganda Society of Architects (USA); the Qualifications in Architecture Recommendations of the Commonwealth Association of Architects (CAA), and; the Educational Objectives for Professional Education Programmes in Landscape Architecture as specified by the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA). The degree programme is considered equivalent to Part I of the three part professional curriculum in Architecture.
Candidates for admission to the Bachelor of Environmental Design programme must have achieved as a minimum, the Uganda National Council for Higher Education (UNCHE) university entry requirements. Applicants with an equivalent award from another educational system will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Applicants will be required to undergo an additional aptitude test as part of the selection process. Applicants may be required to attend an interview with a selection panel. For further details, contact the Faculty Office.
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 Graduate diploma in environmental design – Grad.Dip.(Envi.Des.)

The Graduate Diploma in Environmental Design is an intensive one or two-year full-time programme intended for individuals who have a previous qualification in a related built environment discipline, as well as extensive experience in a relevant field, but would like to pursue a professional degree programme offered by the Faculty.  The programme may also appeal to individuals who would like to upgrade their knowledge and skills.

Candidates for admission to the Graduate Diploma in Environmental Design programme must have obtained as a minimum; a Degree or Diploma in a related field, with high standing.  Applicants should generally have undertaken at least five years of RELEVANT professional experience with a Registered Architect.  All applicants will also be required to submit: i, a curriculum vitae; ii, a portfolio of design and creative work; iii, undertake a formal written exercise.  Applicants may also be required to attend an interview with a selection panel.  For further details, contact the Faculty Office.
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Master of architecture (professional) – M.Arch.(Prof.)

The Master of Architecture (professional) degree is a two-year full-time programme that builds upon the B.Envi.Des.(Hons.) or the Grad.Dip.(Envi.Des.) and is intended for individuals who wish to work as professional Architects.  The programme seeks to qualify highly capable, creative, innovative, and insightful architects, skilled in their approach to architectural design and practice.
The Master of Architecture (professional) programme has been designed in accordance with: the Architecture Education Policy of the Uganda Society of Architects (USA), and; the Qualifications in Architecture Recommendations of the Commonwealth Association of Architects (CAA).  The programme has been developed in accordance with the Bologna Agreement (1999).  The degree programme is validated as being equivalent to Part II of the three part professional curriculum in Architecture.
Candidates for admission to the Master of Architecture (professional) programme must have obtained the Honours degree of Bachelor of Environmental Design (Architecture) or the Graduate Diploma in Environmental Design of Uganda Martyrs University.  Applicants with an equivalent award from another educational institution, will be evaluated by the Faculty on a case-by-case basis.  In some cases, additional courses may be required.  All applicants will be required to submit: i, a curriculum vitae; ii, a portfolio of architecture related creative work; iii, undertake a formal written exercise.  Applicants may also be required to attend an interview with a selection panel.  For further details, contact the Faculty Office.
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Master of landscape architecture (professional) – M.Land.Arch.(Prof.) (not offered 2016/17)

The Master of Landscape Architecture (professional) degree is a two-year full-time professional programme that builds upon the B.Envi.Des.(Hons.) or the or the Adv. Dip.(Envi.Des.) and is intended for individuals who wish to work as professional Landscape Architects. The programme seeks to qualify highly capable, creative and insightful Landscape Architects, skilled in their approach to landscape architectural design and practice.
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The Master of Landscape Architecture (professional) programme has been designed in accordance with the Educational Objectives for Professional Education Programmes in Landscape Architecture as specified by the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA).
Candidates for admission to the Master of Landscape Architecture (professional) programme must have obtained the Honours degree of Bachelor of Environmental Design (Landscape Architecture) or the Graduate Diploma in Environmental Design of Uganda Martyrs University. Applicants with an equivalent award from another educational institution, will be evaluated by the Faculty on a case-by-case basis. In some cases, additional courses may be required. Applicants will also be required to submit: i, a curriculum vitae; ii, a portfolio of landscape architecture related creative work; iii, undertake a formal written exercise. Applicants may also be required to attend an interview with a selection panel. For further details, contact the Faculty Office.
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master of environmental design – M.Envi.Des. (not offered 2016/17)

The Master of Environmental Design degree is a two-year full-time professional programme that builds upon the B.Envi.Des. or other professional built environment programmes. The Master of Environmental Design prepares students for careers in environmental science from an interdisciplinary perspective. Students are expected to engage in scholarly research and develop specific knowledge and skills through learning and research in relation to the built environments. This will embrace a wide spectrum of learning and research including: ecological management and planning; building science and technology; sustainable design; history and theory of design; international development; and computer applications in environmental design. The degree of Master of Environmental Design may be conferred at Pass, Credit or Distinction level.
Candidates for admission to the Master of Environmental Design programme must have obtained the Honours degree in a related built environment discipline, and have at least one year of relevant practical experience. Applicants will also be required to submit: i, a curriculum vitae; ii, a portfolio of creative work; iii, undertake a formal written exercise. Applicants may also be required to attend an interview with a selection panel. For further details, contact the Faculty Office.
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