Why Choose SoE

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SoE offers a unique opportunity to study Economics at the best University in Sub-Saharan Africa and outside the Republic of South Africa. Makerere University shifted from teacher-centred instruction to learner centred pedagogy so as to produce graduates with problem solving skills and reflective ability to place more premium on research so as to focus on knowledge production; and to replace the outreach paradigm with its patronage connotation to embrace knowledge transfer partnership and networking in order to take cognizance of the knowledge that reside in the community, private, governmental and non-governmental organisations sectors.


SoE offers broad programmes of study which combine all the core analytical and quantitative techniques required by modern economics graduates. You will have the opportunity to choose from a very wide range of specialist and applied areas of economics, taught by staff with strong external reputations and considerable research and policy experience. Economics graduates from Makerere University are highly sought after in the job market, and are well placed to progress to postgraduate study.


Our research-led approach to teaching and learning will make your experience at SoE exciting and challenging, and provide you with the skills required for a rewarding and successful career.


SoE boasts of qualified staff that are both locally and internationally trained.