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The Bachelor of Science in Food Technology and Human Nutrition is a unique program, designed to provide a broad understanding of Human Nutrition and Modern Food Industries.

Career Opportunities

Our graduates can work in private and public sectors such as:

  • Food Production as Managers
  • Food Quality Assurance Technicians
  • Product Development Technician
  • Human Nutrition Specialists in Hospitals & Other health Units.
  • Food processing industries,
  • Agricultural Industries,
  • Dietary Consultancies
  • Food Quality Control and Regulation.
  • Production supervisor/Managers,
  • Quality Assurance technician
  • Food Research
  • Food Chemists
  • Nutrition Consultants
  • Food Distribution Managers
  • Self-Employment in Food Technology & Nutrition Sector

Graduates may also decide to pursue masters in Food Science, Food Chemistry, Nutrition, Food processing, Food Technology, Legislation, and Quality Control.

(Source: Bugema University website)

Course Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements for Bachelor of Science in Food Technology & Human Nutrition

Admission to the Programme is done in accordance with the Bugema University entry requirements for Bachelors’ degrees. A candidate is eligible for admission to the Programme on meeting at least one of the following requirements:

  • Have completed A-level and have two principle passes in Biology, Chemistry, Food and Nutrition, Agriculture, Physics or Mathematics,  and also passed at their sitting of O-level
  • Must possess a second class Diploma in relevant areas of Science and from recognized institutions. The relevant areas of science include; Agriculture, Education Biology/Chemistry, Food Processing, Nutrition, or related studies, from recognized/accredited Institutes.
  • Must have passed the Mature Age Entry Examinations for the Bachelor of Science in Food Technology & Human Nutrition recognized by NCHE in Uganda or its equivalent.                                
  • Other international students who do not undertake A-level should have passed mature entry exams or have an equivalent of A-level of Uganda and have a background in Science subjects mainly Biology, Chemistry, Agriculture, Physics, Mathematics, or Geography, Commerce or Economics.
  • Or Must successfully undertake the Bugema University Science Bridging Program (SBP) before enrolling into the Degree Program

(Source: Bugema University website)

Subjects for Admission

Essential Subjects (X3) [?]
Foods And Nutrition

Relevant Subjects (X2) [?]
Desirable Subjects (X1) [?]
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