Bachelor of Science in Oil and Gas Production (BSc. OGP)


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.


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.
Recess term

The recess term shall be a minimum of 10 weeks.

  • There will be an in-house training at the department for the year one students.
  • There shall be industrial training at the end of Year two and Year three.

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