Name of Exit Award Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering
Date Started 2003 at Kibungo campus
Faculty Faculty of Rural Development
Department Department of Agricultural Engineering

Entry requirements

The recommended candidate to Agricultural Engineering is everyone who holds an A-level certificate from scientific section: Bio-chemistry, Latin-Sciences, Mathematics-Physics and Agriculture A2, Veterinary A2, Forestry A2, Physics-Computer Science-Mathematics Combination (PCM), Biology-Chemistry-Mathematics Combination (BCM), Physics-Chemistry-Biology Combination (PCB), Mathematics-Physics-Geography Combination (MPG), Mathematics-Physics-Chemistry Combination (MPC), and Mathematics-Economics-Geography Combination (MEG). The minimum requirement is a two principal passes Certificate with at least two-principal passes at A level or a qualification or other evidence of ability to study on the programme which is considered equivalent.

Degree modules

Level I: Number of students ( AY 2014-2015): 23

Module name Hours Credits
Basic Communication skills in English 200 20
Computer Skills and Scientific Research 200 20
General Mathematics 200 20
Biology and Ecology 200 20
Chemistry and Biochemistry 200 20
Physics 200 20
Total 1200 120

Level II: Number of students ( AY 2014-2015): 14

Module name Hours Credits
Agri-Economics and Farm Management 200 20
Statistics 200 20
Topography and Engineering Drawing 200 20
Plant Sciences 200 20
Soil Sciences 200 20
Hydrology and Climatology 200 20
Total 1200 120


Level III: Number of students ( AY 2014-2015): 25

Module nameHours Credits
Hydraulics 200 20
Soil and Water Resources Engineering 200 20
"Agriculture Forestry and Etension" 200 20
Total 600 60

Level IV

Module name Hours Credits
Integrated Watershed Management 200 20
Geo-Sciences for Land Management 200 20
Internship in Agricultural Engineering 200 20
Total 600 60

Level V: Number of students ( AY 2014-2015): 95

Module name Hours Credits
Regional Planning and Program Evaluation 200 20
Applied Statistics 200 20
Rural Construction 200 20
Research skills and Proposal writing 200 20
Dissertation in Agricultural Engineering 400 40
Total 1200 120