BACHELOR OF AGRI-SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT
PROGRAM: BACHELOR OF AGRISYSTEMS MANAGEMENT (BSM)
DURATION: 3 Years
TUITION: UGX 900,000 per Semester
About the Program
The Bachelor of Agri-systems Management (BSM) of the University of the Sacred Heart Gulu is a management-based undergraduate program that prepares professionals to manage agricultural systems and the agricultural value chain within and across the public and private sectors.
The program employs a multidisciplinary system approach to instill and emphasize a combination of technical, practical, theoretical, analytical, economic, business, and management knowledge and skills needed to effectively and productively manage the agricultural value chain right from the farm level to the global context.
Graduates of this program will be able to analyze problems and derive solutions related to food production, food safety and security, agricultural logistics and product flow, Agro- processing, marketing, finance, climate change, Agri-sustainability, rural innovation, market linkages, knowledge management, political economy, globalization and the integration of agricultural networks to derive sustainable solutions for increased efficiency and profitability in the agricultural sub-sector.
Admission to the Bachelor of Agri-systems Management (BSM) of the University of the Sacred Heart Gulu shall be through four avenues, namely: Direct entry scheme, Mature age scheme, Degree entry scheme, and Diploma entry scheme.
a. Direct Entry Scheme
To be admitted to the Bachelor of Agri-systems Management (BSM) of the University of the Sacred Heart Gulu through the Direct Entry Scheme, a candidate must have:-
i. Passed the Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) (or its equivalent) with at least five (5) credits including English and Mathematics obtained at the same sitting.
ii. Attained the Uganda Certificate of Advanced Education (UACE) or its equivalent, with at least two principal passes in Economics, Geography, Chemistry, Biology, CRE, Agriculture, Entrepreneurship, Physics, Food & Nutrition, Engineering, and Metalwork, and Mathematics obtained at the same sitting.
b. Diploma Entry Scheme
Admission may be granted if a candidate possesses a National Diploma or its equivalent of at least a Second Class standing or equivalent in agriculture, business, education, animal husbandry, veterinary, crop husbandry, environment, or other related disciplines, from recognized institutions.
c. Mature Age Entry Scheme
Admission may be granted under the mature age entry scheme after passing the appropriate Mature Age Entry Examination set and approved by the Senate of the University of the Sacred Heart Gulu.
d. Degree Holders Entry Scheme
Admissions may be granted to a holder of a degree from a recognized institution
Non-refundable application fee of Uganda Shs. 50,000/= for Ugandans and East African citizens and US$ 30.00 for international students plus bank charges should be paid to the University Bank Account No. 7520600073. Application forms can be obtained from the Office of the Academic Registrar University of the Sacred Heart Gulu or you can apply online Here.