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Busitema University, BU Admission Requirements: 2020/2021

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Busitema University, BU Uganda admission requirement for all the courses at the undergraduate, diploma and postgraduate level is updated every year. Therefore, this article contains the full list of all the undergraduate and postgraduate courses coupled with their general requirements.

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Busitema University, BU Admission Requirements: 2019/2020

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For admission into programmes of study at the Busitema University, BU Uganda for any first degree or second degree, an applicant must have the following requirements for a successful admission.

BUSITEMA UNIVERSITY, BU UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

Entry Requirements for Undergraduate Degree Courses
  • Have the Uganda Certificate of Education with at least (five passes), or its equivalent and the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) with at least two (2) principal passes in
    prescribed subjects obtained at the same sitting.
    Or
  • Hold at least a Second Class or Credit Diploma from a recognized institution.
Entry Requirements for Diploma Courses
  • Interested applicants should have: Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least five (5) passes. (Candidates who obtained results 7, 9, X, Y and Z at ‘O’ level need not apply) AND
  • Should also have: Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) with at least one (1) principal pass in prescribed subjects and two (2) subsidiaries obtained at the same Only candidates who sat A’ Level in 2018, 2017 and 2016 are eligible to apply.
Busitema Course-Specific Admission Requirements
Code Programme Duration (Years) No of Places (PRIV.) Admission Requirements
BNS Bachelor of Science in Nursing 4 23
  • Essential: Biology & Chemistry
  • Relevant: One best done of Maths, Physics, Food & Nutrition, Economics and Agriculture
  • Desirable: General Paper & Sub- Maths Or Computer Studies
MED Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery 5 20
  • Essential: Biology & Chemistry
  • Relevant: Math Or Physics
  • Desirable: General Paper & Sub- Maths Or Computer Studies
BNA Bachelor of Science in Anesthesia 4 20
  • Essential: Biology & Chemistry
  • Relevant: Math Or Physics
  • Desirable: General Paper & Sub- Maths Or Computer Studies
APM Bachelor of Animal Production & Management 3 40
  • Essential: Two best done of Biology, Chemistry & Agriculture.
  • Relevant:  Third best done of the Essential set or one best done of Foods & Nutrition, Economics, Geography, Physics & Mathematics.
  • Desirable: General Paper& Sub-Maths Or Computer Studies
BAB Bachelor of Agribusiness 3 50
  • Essential: Two best done of Biology, Chemistry, Economics, Physics, Geography, Mathematics & Agriculture.
  • Relevant:  Third best done of the Essential set
  • Desirable: General Paper & Sub- Maths Or Computer Studies
BSA Bachelor of Science in Agriculture 4 50
  • Essential: Biology and Chemistry
  • Relevant: One best done of Physics, Agriculture, Geography, Foods and Nutrition, Mathematics and Entrepreneurship
  • Desirable:   General   Paper   &   Sub- Maths Or Computer Studies
DAP Diploma in Animal Production & Management 2 200
  • Essential: One best done of Biology & Agriculture
  • Relevant:  Second   best done of the essential set or Chemistry,  Foods & Nutrition
  • Desirable: General Paper& Sub-Maths Or Computer Studies
DCP Diploma in Crop Production & Management 2 200
  • Essential: One best done of Biology & Agriculture
  • Relevant:  Second   best done of the essential set or Chemistry,  Foods & Nutrition
  • Desirable: General Paper& Sub-Maths Or Computer Studies
***DGI Diploma in Ginning and Industrial Engineering 2 20
  • Essential: One better done of Mathematics & Physics
  • Relevant:  Chemistry and next better done of Mathematics and Physics
  • Desirable: General Paper& Sub-Maths Or Computer Studies
DEE Diploma in Electronics and Electrical Engineering 2 50
  • Essential: One better done of Mathematics & Physics
  • Relevant:  Chemistry and next better done of Mathematics and Physics
  • Desirable: General Paper & Sub- Maths Or Computer Studies
***TEB Bachelor of Science in Polymer, Textile and Industrial Engineering 4 20
  • Essential: Two best done of Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry
  • Relevant: Third best done of the essential set or one better done of Geography & Economics.
  • Desirable: General Paper& Sub-Maths Or Computer Studies
  • Note:  Candidates who did not take Chemistry at “A’ Level should have passed it with at least a Credit 6 at “O” Level.
*AMI Bachelor of Agricultural Mechanization and Irrigation Engineering 4 40
  • Essential: Maths & Physics
  • Relevant: One best done of Chemistry, Biology, Agriculture, Economics & Technical Drawing.
  • Desirable: General Paper& Computer Studies
APE Bachelor of Science in Agro-Processing Engineering 4 20
  • Essential: Mathematics &Physics
  • Relevant:  One of the  best done of Chemistry, Biology, Agriculture, Economics & Technical Drawing
  • Desirable: General Paper& Computer Science.
BCT Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering 4 40
  • Essential: Mathematics & Physics
  • Relevant: One best done of Chemistry, Technical Drawing, Geography and Economics
  • Desirable: General Paper& Computer Studies
DAG Diploma in Agricultural Engineering 2 20
  • Essential: One better done of Mathematics & Physics
  • Relevant:  Next better done of Mathematics and Physics
  • Desirable: General Paper& Sub-Maths Or Computer Studies
DCE Diploma in Computer Engineering 2 20
  • Essential: One better done of Mathematics & Physics
  • Relevant:  Next better done of Mathematics and Physics
  • Desirable: General Paper& Sub-Maths Or Computer Studies
MEB Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering 4 30
  • Essential: Mathematics &Physics
  • Relevant:  One best done of Chemistry & Geography.
  • Desirable: General Paper & Computer Studies
WAR Bachelor of Science in Water Resources Engineering 4 60
  • Essential: Two best done of Mathematics, Physics& Chemistry
  • Relevant:  Third best done of the essential set & Geography, Economics & Biology.
  • Desirable: General Paper& Sub-Maths Or Computer Studies
**SCE Bachelor of Science Education 3 150
  • Essential: Two best done of Mathematics, Physics, Agriculture, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Geography, Chemistry & Biology
  • Relevant:  Third best done of the essential set.
  • Desirable: General Paper& Sub-Maths Or Computer Studies
BTI Bachelor of Information Technology 3 100
  • Essential: Two best done of all A level subjects
  • Relevant:  Third best done of the remaining A Level Subjects
  • Desirable: General Paper and Sub- Mathematics or Computer Studies
ELS Bachelor of Education Languages (English & Literature in English) 3 60
  • Essential: Literature in English and One best done of ALL A-Level subjects.
  • Relevant:  The third best done of ALL A-Level subjects
  • Desirable:   General   Paper   &   Sub- Maths Or Computer Studies
SCS Bachelor of Science in Computer Science 3 70
  • Essential: Mathematics & Physics
  • Relevant: Chemistry or Economics
  • Desirable: General Paper & Computer Studies
SPE Bachelor of Science Education (Physical Education) 3 40
  • Essential: Biology and One best done of Mathematics, Chemistry &  Physics
  • Relevant:  The third best done of Mathematics, Chemistry &  Physics
  • Desirable: General Paper& Sub-Maths Or Computer Studies
SLC Diploma in Science Laboratory Technology (Chemistry) 2 40
  • Essential: Chemistry
  • Relevant:  Two better done of Biology, Mathematics, Physics and Agriculture
  • Desirable: General Paper & Sub- Maths Or Computer Studies
SLP Diploma in Science Laboratory Technology (Physics) 2 40
  • Essential: Physics
  • Relevant:  Two better done of Biology, Mathematics, Chemistry and Agriculture
  • Desirable: General Paper & Sub- Maths Or Computer Studies
SLB Diploma in Science Laboratory Technology (Biology) 2 40
  • Essential: Biology
  • Relevant:  Two better done of Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and Agriculture
  • Desirable: General Paper & Sub- Maths Or Computer Studies
NRE Bachelor of Science in Natural Resource Economics 3 60
  • Essential: Economics & one best done of Entrepreneurship, Mathematics, Agriculture, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Chemistry & Geography.
  • Relevant: Second best done of Entrepreneurship, Mathematics, Agriculture, Chemistry, Physics, Biology & Chemistry
  • Desirable: General Paper& Sub-Maths Or Computer Studies
FWR Bachelor of Science in Fisheries and Water Resource Management 3 40
  • Essential: Two best done of Agriculture, Chemistry & Biology.
  • Relevant:  One better done of Mathematics, Agriculture, Chemistry, Physics, Biology & Chemistry
  • Desirable: General Paper& Sub-Maths Or Computer Studies
BBA Bachelor of Business Administration 3 200
  • Essential: Two best done of all A level subjects
  • Relevant:  Third best done of the remaining A Level Subjects
  • Desirable: General Paper and Sub- Mathematics or Computer Studies
BBW Bachelor of Business Administration (Weekend) 3 60
  • Essential: Two best done of all A level subjects
  • Relevant:  Third best done of the remaining A Level Subjects
  • Desirable: General Paper and Sub- Mathematics or Computer Studies
BPM Bachelor of Procurement & Supply Chain Management 3 50
  • Essential: Economics and Mathematics
  • Relevant: One best done of Geography, Physics and Entrepreneurship
  • Desirable: General Paper & Computer Studies
DBA Diploma in Business Administration 2 70
  • Essential: One best done of all A level subjects
  • Relevant:  Second best done of the remaining A Level Subjects
  • Desirable:  General  Paper  and  Sub- Mathematics or Computer Studies
DRI Diploma in Records & Information Management 2 70
  • Essential: One best done of all A level subjects
  • Relevant:  Second best done of the remaining A Level Subjects
  • Desirable:  General  Paper  and  Sub- Mathematics or Computer Studies
ENM Bachelor of Entrepreneurship Development

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& Management

3 50
  • Essential: Economics or Mathematics and one best done of the remaining A level subjects
  • Relevant:  Best done of the remaining A level subjects
  • Desirable: General Paper and Sub- Mathematics or Computer Studies
BTT Bachelor of Tourism and Travel Management 3 50
  • Essential: Two best done of all A level subjects
  • Relevant:  Third best done of the remaining A Level Subjects
  • Desirable: General Paper and Sub- Mathematics or Computer Studies
DTT Diploma of Tourism and Travel Management 2 50
  • Essential: One best done of all A level subjects
  • Relevant:  Second best done of the remaining A Level Subjects
  • Desirable: General Paper and Sub- Mathematics or Computer Studies

BUSITEMA UNIVERSITY, BU POSTGRADUATE ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

Entry requirements for a Postgraduate degree Programme
  • A Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited University in a subject or subjects relevant to the course applied for.
  • Duration of Programme: 1 Academic Year
Entry requirements for a Masters degree Programme
  • A Bachelors’ degree or postgraduate diploma from an accredited University in a subject or subjects relevant to the course applied for.
  • Duration of Programme: 2 Academic Years
Entry requirements for a DBA or PhD degree programme
  • Applicants must be holders of Master’s degree or any other related programs from a recognized University.
  • Practitioner Experience: Applicants must have management experience of at least three years pre – or – post Masters.

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