Bachelor Of Environmental Science Technology and Management

Undergraduate Programme

Bachelor of Environmental Science Technology and Management

Admission Requirements

Admission to the Bachelor of Environmental Science Technology and Management shall be done in accordance with the Kyambogo University procedures and regulations. In addition, a person shall be eligible for admission to the programme on meeting the following minimum qualifications specified as follows:

  • Direct Level Entry Scheme

Possesses at least an ‘O’ level certificate or equivalent qualification obtained at one sitting and two Advanced level principal passes in Sciences, obtained at one sitting of the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (or its equivalent). For purposes of computing entry points, the subjects will be weighted as follows:

Essential: The best two of any of Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Mathematics,    Agriculture,

Relevant :           Geography, Economics, Technical Drawing,

Desirable:           General Paper; ICT, Sub Mathematics.

  • Diploma Entry Scheme

At Least a Credit or Second Class:

(i) Environmental Management, Science, Engineering or

(ii) Any other relevant field, from a recognized institution.

  • Mature Entry Scheme

Having passed Mature Entry Examinations organized by National Council for Higher Education and Kyambogo University.

  • Entry into Second Year

The following categories may join into Semester Three (Second Year Semester 1) and take four semesters including Industrial Training:

(a) Holders of at least Second Class division or Credit Ordinary Diplomas given in 6.2 (a) from Kyambogo University;

(b) Holders of at least Second Class division or Credit in Higher Diplomas from Kyambogo University;

The years of entry for holders of relevant diplomas or other qualifications not in the above categories shall be determined by the Faculty of Science according to the level of that qualification.

Program Structure

Semester I (All Courses are Core)                                                                 L         P          CH      CU

SST 1101 Atomic Structure and Bonding                                                      30        30        45        3

SST 1102 Thermodynamics and Surface Chemistry                                   45        30        60        4

SST 1103 Periodicity and Coordination Chemistry                                       30        60        60        4

SHM 1101      Communication Skills                                                                30        30        45        3

SEN 1103       Environmental Biology                                                                30        60        60        4

SEN 1104 Mathematics for Environmentalists                                               45        00        45        3

SEN 1105       Oil, Gas and Environmental Change                                          30        30        45        3

Semester Load = 24 Credits

Semester II (All Courses are Core)                                                               L         P          CH      CU

SEN 1201       Environmental Chemistry                                                       45        30        60        4

SEN 1202       Urbanisation and the Environment                                       30        30        45        3

SEN 1203       Environmental Biodiversity                                                    30        30        45        3

SEN 1204       Environmental Process Technology                                     30        30        45        3

SEN 1205       Environmental Microbiology                                                  45        30        60        4

SEN 1206       Environmental Geology & Earth Resources                         45        30        60        4

SSB 1206:       Sysematics, Taxonomy and Biodiversity                              45        30        60        4

Semester Load = 25 credits

TOTAL FIRST YEAR CREDITS = 49

Semester I (All Courses are Core)                                                                 L         P          CH      CU

SEN 2101       Geographic Information Systems                                           30        30        45        3

SEN 2102       Wetlands & Water Resource Management                            30        30        45        3

SEN 2103       Soil Science & Land Conservation Techniques                     30        30        45        3

SEN 2104       Environmental Computing & Applications                              45        60        75        5

SEN 2105       Industrialisation & the Environment                                         30        30        45        3

SHM 2101      Entrepreneurship Skills                                                               30        30        45        3

Semester Load = 20 credits

Semester II (All Courses are Core)                                                               L         P          CH      CU

SEN 2201       Water & Wastewater Treatment                                             45        30        60        4

SEN 2202       Environmental Impact Assessment                                       30        60        60        4

SEN 2203       Environmental Health & Toxicology                                        30        30        45        3

SEN 2204       Environmental Biotechnology                                                  30        30        45        3

SEN 2205       Research Methods                                                                     30        30        45        3

SEN 2206       Remote Sensing                                                                         45        30        60        4

Semester Load = 21 credits

Recess Term (Core Course)                                                                          L         P          CH      CU

SEN 2207       Industrial Training                                                                  0          360      45        3

TOTAL SECOND YEAR CREDITS = 41

Semester I (All Courses are Core)                                                                 L         P          CH      CU

SEN 3101       Energy & the Environment                                                      30        30        45        3

SEN 3102       Occupational Health & Safety                                                30        30        45        3

SST 3103        Environmental Quality Manageme                                       30        30        45        3

SEN 3104       Atmospheric Pollution                                                            30        30        45        3

SEN 3105       Land Use Planning & Managemen                                        30        30        45        3

SEN 3106       Radiations & Radiation Management                                    30        30        45        3

SEN 3107       Wastes Management                                                               30        30        45        3

Semester Load = 21

Semester II (All Courses are Core)                                                               L         P          CH      CU

SEN 3201       Hydrogeology                                                                           30        30        45        3

SEN 3202       Environmental Economics                                                      30        30        45        3

SEN 3203       Environmental Law and Policy                                               30        30        45        3

SEN 3204       Clean Technology                                                                     30        30        45        3

SEN 3205       Environmental Process & Quality Monitoring                      30        30        45        3

SEN 3206       Individual Research Project                                                    00        120      75        5

SEN 3207       Petroleum Processing                                                              30        30        45        3

Semester Load = 24

TOTAL THIRD YEAR CREDITS = 42