Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness

|Name of EXit Award|Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness ||
|Date Started|2003 at Kibungo campus ||

Faculty Faculty of Rural Development
Department Department of Agribusiness

Entry requirements

"The recommended candidate Agribusiness 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): 24

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): 20

Module name Hours Credits
Introduction to agricultural economics 200 20
Statistics 200 20
Integrated Crop Production 200 20
Farm operations and human resources management 200 20
Applied statistics 200 20
Animal Sciences 200 20
Total 1200 120

Level III: Number of students ( AY 2014-2015): 28

Module name Hours Credits
Economic analysis 200 20
Principles of business agriculture 200 20
Geosciences for land management 200 20
Total 600 60

Level IV

Module name Hours Credits
Principles of economic development 200 20
Integrated watershed management 200 20
Internship 200 20
Total 600 60

Level V: Number of students ( AY 2014-2015): 32

Module name Hours Credits
Regional planning and program evaluation 200 20
Quantitative methods and decision tools 200 20
Agricultural produce trade 200 20
Research skills and proposal 200 20
Dissertation in Agribusiness 400 40
Total 1200 120