Bachelor Of Science In Wildlife And Forestry Management

Course Overview

Programme rationale 

Due to overexploitation of the wildlife resource base, the wildlife course form Nkumba University is designed to train, skill and promote the next generation of wildlife managers, conservationists, researchers, scholars, and wildlife law enforcement officials at the highest scientific level in a truly inter-disciplinary and multi-cultural harmonious environment to tackle conservation challenges.

Objectives of Course Programme

The course is intended to equip the student with:

    • Leadership skills in wildlife management,
    • Managerial skills in wildlife management, and

 

  • Conservation advocacy and research skills. 

 

 Programme Expected Learning Outcomes 

  • The programme is expected to produce competent leaders in the wildlife sub-sector who can apply knowledge for conservation development,
  • The programme is expected to produce all-round wildlife managers who can appreciate wildlife conservation and tackle conservation challenges,
  • This programme shall produce wildlife advocacy experts, knowledgeable on the wildlife laws, and
  • The programme shall produce wildlife researchers and extension workers and law enforcers who are ready to create awareness about the plight of wildlife resources

Course Duration: 3 Years

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Year One - Semester One


BES31204 BASIC AND CONSERVATION GENETICS BSC.WFRM
BWM31102 Chemical Process in Environment BSC.WFRM
BWM31103 Atmospheric Environment Physics BSC.WFRM
BWM31104 Global Warming and Biodiversity Conservation BSC.WFRM


Year One - Semester Two


BWM31203 Computer Applications I BSC.WFRM
BWM31204 Ecological Principles, Concepts and Practices BSC.WFRM


Year Two - Semester One


BWM32103 Computer Applications II BSC.WFRM
BWM32104 WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT INSIDE PROTECTED AREA BSC.WFRM
BWM32106 Wildlife Resources Management Inside Protected Areas BSC.WFRM


Year Two- Semester Two


BWLF3201 GENETICS EPIDEMIOLOGY BSC.WFRM
BWM32205 Industrial Training BSC.WFRM


Year three- Semester One


BWM33101 Rangeland Management BSC.WFRM
BWM33102 Wildlife Diseases BSC.WFRM
BWM33104 International Wildlife Law BSC.WFRM
BWM33106 Afforestation and Community Wildlife Conservation BSC.WFRM


Year Three - Semester Two


BWM33204 Utilization, Processing and Marketing of Wildlife Resources BSC.WFRM
BWM33206 Trade in Wildlife and Forestry Resources BSC.WFRM
BWM33207 Dissertation BSC.WFRM