Bachelor Of Clearing And Forwarding Management

Program Overview

This is a three years programme in Clearing and Forwarding Management focussing on the Custom Clearing and Forwarding environment. It aims at equipping students with operational skills and knowledge which would enable them to effectively carry out functions related to clearing and forwarding.   It is suited for learners already employed in the industry or for those wishing to embark on a career in Customs Clearing and Forwarding. It is also suited to Importers and Exporters who wish to know more about the role their Customs, Clearing and Forwarding Agents play in the handling of shipments and customs clearing and forwarding procedures

 

Course Duration: 3 Years

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Here are some potential career paths that graduates can explore:

  1. Clearing and Forwarding Agent: Clearing and forwarding agents are responsible for facilitating the movement of goods across international borders by handling customs clearance, logistics, and transportation. They may work for freight forwarding companies, customs agencies, or as independent agents.
  2. Supply Chain Manager: Supply chain managers are responsible for overseeing the movement of goods from suppliers to customers, ensuring efficiency, and minimizing costs. They may work for manufacturing companies, logistics firms, or retailers.
  3. Logistics Coordinator: Logistics coordinators are responsible for coordinating the movement of goods, including transportation, inventory management, and tracking. They may work for freight forwarding companies, logistics firms, or retailers.
  4. Customs Officer: Customs officers are responsible for enforcing customs regulations and ensuring compliance with import and export laws. They may work for government agencies, such as customs and border protection.
  5. Warehouse Manager: Warehouse managers are responsible for managing and organizing inventory in warehouses and distribution centers. They may work for manufacturing companies, logistics firms, or retailers.
  6. Shipping Clerk: Shipping clerks are responsible for preparing and processing shipping documents, coordinating with carriers, and tracking shipments. They may work for freight forwarding companies, logistics firms, or retailers.
  7. Import/Export Specialist: Import/export specialists are responsible for coordinating the movement of goods across international borders, ensuring compliance with customs regulations and documentation requirements. They may work for freight forwarding companies, customs agencies, or as independent agents.
  8. Trade Compliance Manager: Trade compliance managers are responsible for ensuring compliance with regulations related to international trade, including customs laws, export controls, and sanctions. They may work for manufacturing companies, logistics firms, or retailers.
  9. Operations Manager: Operations managers are responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of an organization, including logistics, supply chain management, and production. They may work for manufacturing companies, logistics firms, or retailers.
  10. Freight Broker: Freight brokers are responsible for connecting shippers with carriers, negotiating rates, and coordinating shipments. They may work for freight forwarding companies, logistics firms, or as independent brokers.

These are just a few of the many career paths that graduates with a Bachelor of Clearing and Forwarding Management can consider. By exploring these options and conducting further research, graduates can identify the career path that aligns with their interests, skills, and goals.

Direct Entry Scheme

At least 5 passes at Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) obtained at the same sitting or its equivalent;

At least 2 principal passes at Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) obtained at the same sitting or its equivalent.

 

Diploma holders

  1. Hold a Credit or Second-Class Diploma in the relevant field from a recognized institution as determined by the University Senate.
  2. At least a Pass (50%) in Mature Entry Examinations.

Other

  1. A certificate obtained after 2 years of post UCE study;
  2. Any equivalent qualifications besides UCE and UACE.

Mature age Entry

  1. The applicant should be 25 years of age and above;
  2. Must have passed mature age entry examinations organized by the National Council for Higher Education.

 

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