Bachelor Of Science In Environment Management

Program Overview

Unlock the secrets of sustainability and environmental management with Nkumba University’s Bachelor of Science in Environment Management. Our program provides students with a comprehensive understanding of environmental issues, including conservation, ecology, and sustainable resource management. Learn from experienced professionals and gain hands-on experience through field trips and research projects. With our program, you’ll be prepared to take on roles in environmental management, conservation, and sustainable development, and make a positive impact on the natural environment in Uganda. Enroll today and make a difference in the future of our planet.

Course Duration: 3 Years

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Here are some potential career paths that graduates can explore:

  1. Environmental Consultant: Environmental consultants provide advice and guidance to clients, such as government agencies, industry associations, and private companies, on issues related to environmental management, compliance, and sustainability. They conduct environmental assessments, develop environmental plans, and provide recommendations for improvement.
  2. Environmental Scientist: Environmental scientists conduct research and analysis on the environment, including air, water, and soil quality, as well as the impacts of human activity on the environment. They work for government agencies, consulting firms, non-profit organizations, and research institutions.
  3. Environmental Educator: Environmental educators teach courses related to environmental science, management, and technology at the university or college level. They also design and deliver training programs and workshops for the public and other stakeholders. They work for academic institutions, government agencies, and non-profit organizations.
  4. Renewable Energy Specialist: Renewable energy specialists design and implement renewable energy projects, such as solar and wind power systems. They conduct feasibility studies, develop project plans, and oversee project implementation. They work for government agencies, energy companies, and consulting firms.
  5. Conservation Biologist: Conservation biologists study and work to protect biodiversity and ecosystems. They conduct research on the impacts of human activity on wildlife and their habitats, develop conservation plans, and collaborate with stakeholders to implement conservation initiatives. They work for government agencies, non-profit organizations, and research institutions.
  6. Environmental Journalist: Environmental journalists report on environmental issues, including climate change, pollution, and conservation efforts. They work for media outlets, such as newspapers, magazines, and online publications.
  7. Environmental Lawyer: Environmental lawyers specialize in environmental law, advising clients on issues related to environmental regulations, compliance, and litigation. They work for law firms, government agencies, and non-profit organizations.These are just a few of the many career paths that individuals with a Bachelor of Science in Environment Management can pursue. Graduates can also consider pursuing further education, such as a Master’s degree, to advance their careers and specialize in a particular area of environmental management.

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.


  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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