The School of Physical Sciences has four Departments; the Departments of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and that of Geology and Petroleum Studies. The School offers BSc., MSc., and PhD degree Programmes in Basic Sciences. Degree Programmes in some areas of Applied Sciences have also been developed over the past few years. These areas include; Geological Resources Management and Industrial Chemistry. All departments offer first and higher degree programmes.
The School has facilities which include; Computer Laboratories, Chemical Laboratories and Libraries which help students in progressing very well in their studies.
The Exploration and Production Technology Lab was launched in the Department of Geology and Petroleum Studies, College of Natural Sciences (CONAS), Makerere University in Kampala on Tuesday, 18th October 2011. The guest of honor at the function was the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education and Sports; Mr. F.X. Lubanga representing Hon. Irene Muloni, the Minister for Energy and Mineral Development. The function was also attended by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Baryamureeba, staff from the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development (MEMD), officials from Schlumberger as well as staff and students from the CONAS. [PDF] [DOC]