Bachelor Of Science In Agricultural Engineering

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Undergraduate or Graduate Level : Undergraduate Level
Duration of Program : 4 Years

About this Program

GENERAL UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS
To be admitted for a course leading to award of the Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering [B.Sc. (Agric. Eng.)], a candidate must satisfy the general minimum entrance requirements of MakerereUniversity which are clearly stated in the University Prospectus.  In addition, the following regulations shall hold for Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Admission to the course is through three avenues
§  Direct Entry
§  Mature Age Scheme
§  Diploma Entry Scheme

Direct Entry
To direct entry scheme, a candidate must have obtained:

  1. At least a pass in Biology at Ordinary Uganda Certificate of Education Examination or equivalent
  2. And at least two principal passes at the Advanced Level in Physics and Mathematics at the same sitting, and 
  3. A minimum weighted points set by the University Admission Board.

For purposes of computing entry points, the Advanced Level subjects shall be grouped and weighted as follows:

                GROUP                 WEIGHT                               SUBJECTS

  1.                 Essential               3                                        Mathematics, Physics
  2.                 Relevant               2                                         Chemistry, Biology or Agriculture,
  3.                                                                                       Economics, Technical drawing
  4.                 Desirable              1                                        General paper
  5.                 Others                 ½                                         All others

Mature Age Scheme
Admission may be granted under the Mature Age Entry Scheme after passing the appropriate Mature Age Entry Examination.

Diploma Entry Scheme
Applicants holding Ordinary Technician Diploma or its equivalent can be admitted to the course.  The applicant should have obtained at least a Credit/Class II diploma with at least credit three in Mathematics.

DIRECT ADMISSION TO SECOND AND THIRD YEAR
Admission, other than to the First year shall require a recommendation of the Faculty Board and approval by Senate on the basis of studies undertaken at another recognized University or equivalent institution.

Courses

Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
DESIGN OF AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY AEN 4207 3 Undergraduate Level
Year 1
Semester 2
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Engineering Mechanics II AEN 1208 4 Undergraduate Level
Engineering Mechanics II AEN 1208 4 Undergraduate Level
THERMODYNAMICS AEN 1207 4 Undergraduate Level
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS AEN 1206 3 Undergraduate Level
SOIL SCIENCE FOR ENGINEERS SOS 1206 3 Undergraduate Level
Semester 1
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING I AEN1107 4 Undergraduate Level
AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING IN DEVELOPMENT AEN 1108 3 Undergraduate Level
ENGINEERING MECHANICS 1 AEN 1106 4 Undergraduate Level
Engineering Mathematics I AEN 1104 4 Undergraduate Level
Engineering Drawing AEN 1105 4 Undergraduate Level
Engineering Drawing AEN 1105 4 Undergraduate Level
ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS I AEN 1104 4 Undergraduate Level
Year 2
Semester 2
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
POST HARVEST ENGINEERING AEN 2208 3 Undergraduate Level
GENDER IN AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT EEE 2206 2 Undergraduate Level
MATERIALS SCIENCE AEN 2207 4 Undergraduate Level
ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING II AEN2211 4 Undergraduate Level
Computer Programming AEN2205 4 Undergraduate Level
Semester 1
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
FLUID MECHANICS AEN 2107 4 Undergraduate Level
CROP SCIENCE FOR ENGINEERS CRS 2105 3 Undergraduate Level
Computer Aided Design and Drafting AEN 2106 4 Undergraduate Level
Mechanics of Materials II AEN 2105 4 Undergraduate Level
Workshop Practice AEN 1302 5 Undergraduate Level
FOOD ENGINEERING I FST 2101 3 Undergraduate Level
Year 3
Semester 1
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
INDUSTRIAL TRAINING II AEN 2301 5 Undergraduate Level
ANIMAL SCIENCE FOR AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERS ANS 3105 3 Undergraduate Level
CLIMATOLOGY AND MODELLING AEN 3109 3 Undergraduate Level
Rural Electrification AEN 3107 3 Undergraduate Level
AGRICULTURAL PROCESSING ENGINEERING AEN 3106 3 Undergraduate Level
FARM POWER AEN 3105 3 Undergraduate Level
Soil Mechanic AEN 3102 3 Undergraduate Level
Semester 2
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING AEN 3209 3 Undergraduate Level
SURVEYING AND PHOTOGROMENTRY AEN3201 3 Undergraduate Level
Design of Machine Elements AEN 3208 3 Undergraduate Level
AGRICULTURAL STRUCTURES AEN 3207 3 Undergraduate Level
FARM MACHINERY AEN 3205 3 Undergraduate Level
WATER RESOURCES ENGINEERING AEN 3204 3 Undergraduate Level
Year 4
Semester 2
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
LAND USE POLICY AND LAWS FOM 4201 4 Undergraduate Level
ORGANIZATIONAL MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP EEE 4205 3 Undergraduate Level
DESIGN OF AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY AEN 4207 3 Undergraduate Level
DESIGN PROJECT AEN4204 5 Undergraduate Level
Mobile and Stationery Power Equipment AEN 4209 3 Undergraduate Level
NEW VENTURES AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP AEN 4206 3 Undergraduate Level
OPERATIONS RESEARCH AEN 4205 3 Undergraduate Level
Semester 1
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
IRRIGATION SYSTEM DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT AEN 4108 3 Undergraduate Level
Design of Agricultural Machinery AEN4107 3 Undergraduate Level
MOBILE AND STATIONARY POWER EQUIPMENT AEN 4106 3 Undergraduate Level
Earth Moving Equipment AEN4117 3 Undergraduate Level
Aquaculture for Engineers AEC4118 3 Undergraduate Level
RURAL EXTENSION FOR ENGINEERS EEE411 2 Undergraduate Level
ENGINEERING EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN AEN 4105 3 Undergraduate Level
SOIL AND WATER ENGINEERING AEN 4102 3 Undergraduate Level
INDUSTRIAL TRAINING II AEN 3301 5 Undergraduate Level
INDUSTRIAL CASE STUDY AEN 4109 2 Undergraduate Level
Soil and Water Resources Engineering II AEN4111 3 Undergraduate Level