Bachelor of Science in Oil and Gas Production

Undergraduate Programme

Bachelor Of Science In Oil and Gas Production

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Admission to the Bachelor of Science Oil and Gas Production shall be done in accordance with the Kyambogo University procedures and regulations. In addition, a candidate shall be eligible for admission to the programme on meeting the following minimum qualifications:

  • Direct entry

For admission under the direct entry scheme, a candidate should have Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education with two Advanced Level Principal passes obtained at the same sitting in Chemistry and either Physics, Mathematics, Biology or Technical Drawing.

For the purpose of computing entry points, the subjects shall be weighted   as follows:

            Essential (3):  Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics

            Relevant (2):, Technical Drawing, Biology, Geography, Economics

            Desirable (1):  General Paper, Computer/Sub Mathematics,

  • Diploma Entry Scheme

All candidates with a minimum of a credit level for a two year Diploma in Science Technology, Petroleum, Chemistry /Biochemistry Techniques or Science Technology (Petroleum) from a recognized institution shall be eligible for the programme

  • Degree holders

Any candidate with a Bachelor’s degree in a Science-based field shall be eligible for admission onto the programme in year one.

  • Mature Age Entry scheme

A candidate with a minimum age of 25 years shall be eligible for entry into the Bachelor of Science Oil and Gas programme into year 1 on passing, with at least 50% mark, the Mature Age entry examinations administered by Kyambogo University. 

DURATION OF THE PROGRAMME

The Bachelor of Science Oil and Gas Production Programme is a full-time Day and Evening Programme conducted in either of the following ways:   

  • Six (6) Semesters i.e. 3 years for holders of Advanced Level qualifications, Diplomas in 6 (i) (c) and (d).
  • Four (4) semesters i.e. 2 years for holders of Diplomas in 6(b) (ii). The department shall work out all the appropriate credit transfers not exceeding 40% of the minimum programme load. Each academic year shall consist of two semesters where each semester shall consist of 15 weeks of teaching and two weeks of examination.

Program Structure

Year one semester one

LH

PH

CH

CU

SOG 1101 Introduction to Oil and Gas Industry

45

00

45

3

SOG 1102 Communication Skills and Humanities

30

00

30

2

SOG 1103 Technical Mathematics

30

00

30

2

SOG 1104 Health and Safety for Oil and Gas

30

30

45

3

SOG 1105 Technical Drawing for Oil and Gas

30

30

45

3

IT 1108 Computing and Information Technology

30

30

45

3

Semester Load = 16 CU

Year one Semester two core courses

 

 

 

 

SOG 1201 Exploration for Oil and Gas

30

30

45

3

SOG 1202 Drilling of Oil and Gas

30

30

45

3

SOG 1203 Well Logging

30

30

45

3

 SOG 1204 Workshop Practice

30

30

45

3

SOG 1205 Petroleum Geology

30

30

45

3

SOG 1206 Petroleum Reservoirs

30

30

45

3

Semester Load = 18 CU

Year Two Semester One (Core Courses)

 

 

 

 

SOG 2101 Environmental Analysis & Industrial Ecology

45

30

60

4

SOG 2102 Production Wells Management

30

30

45

3

SOG 2103 Environmental Impact Assessment

30

30

45

3

SOG 2104 Oil Field Processing

30

30

45

3

SOG 2105 Occupational Safety

30

30

45

3

SOG 2106 Natural Gas Technology

30

30

45

3

Semester Load = 19 CU

Semester Two: Core courses

 

 

 

 

SOG 2201 Research Methods

30

00

30

2

SOG 2202 Fabrication and Welding Technology

30

30

45

3

SOG 2203 Principles of Reservoir Engineering

30

30

45

3

SOG 2204 Electrical Installation and Legislation

30

30

45

3

SOG 2205 Workshop Practice II

30

30

45

3

Recess Term

 

 

 

 

SOG 2206 Industrial Training I

00

600

75

5

Semester Load = 19 CU

Year Three: Semester One

 

 

 

 

SOG 3101 Oil and Gas Law

30

00

30

2

SOG 3102 Petroleum Economics

30

00

30

2

SOG 3103 Fundamentals of Petro chemistry

30

30

45

3

SOG 3104 Environmental Data Acquisition, Management & Use

30

30

45

3

SOG 3105 Seismic Processing and Interpretation

30

30

45

3

SOG 3106 Polymer Technology

30

30

45

3

Semester Load = 16 CU

Year Three; Semester Two Core courses

 

 

 

 

SOG 3201 Well Control

30

30

45

3

SOG 3202 Hydraulics and Pneumatics

30

30

45

3

SOG 3203 Refinery Operation and Maintenance

30

30

45

3

SOG 3204 Reservoir Characterization and Modeling

30

30

45

3

SOG 3205 Principles of Petroleum Refining

30

30

45

3

SOG 3306 Individual Research Project

00

150

75

5

Electives (Select one )

 

 

 

 

SOG 3207 Petroleum Production Contracts

30

00

30

2

SOG 3208 Project Management

30

00

30

2

SOG 3209 Waste Management

30

30

45

3

Recess Term

 

 

 

 

SOG 3210 Industrial Training II

00

600

75

5

Semester Load = 27 CU

 


LH, PH and CU stand for Lecture hours, Tutorial hours, Practical Hours and Credit Units respectively.