Valley View University of Science & Technology Admission Requirements

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Valley View University of Science and Technology Admission Requirements for undergraduate and postgraduate admissions has been released.

 

Valley View University of Science & Technology Admission Requirements

The Office of the Registrar of Academics, Valley View University of Science and Technology (VUST) has released the admission requirements for undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes. Prospective students should endeavor to check the entry requirements before applying for admission. Interested candidates can access the VUST programmes before proceeding to apply.

Admission requirements vary slightly according to the program the applicant is seeking admission for and/or individual circumstances. The school or department in which the applicant wishes to register may prescribe certain additional course requirements if the student is deemed to be deficient.

VUST ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Programme of studyAbout the programmeAdmission requirementsProgramme Duration
BACHELOR OF ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES (BEMS)Bachelor of Economics and Management Science is a three-year programme. Its main objectives are to impart Economics and management concepts and develop theoretical knowledge as well as practical skills in managing resources.Direct Entry: A candidate must hold at least two principal passes at Advanced level of the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (U.A.C.E) or its equivalent at the same sitting.  All candidates must have passed Either Economics or mathematics, Entrepreneurship as Essential Subjects at Advanced Level of UACE.

Diploma Holder: A candidate must have obtained a Relevant Diploma from a recognized Institution of higher learning

Mature Age: Candidates who do not have any of the above qualifications will be required to take Special Mature age Entrance University examinations in aptitude and specialized knowledge.

The duration of the Programme is three years with six (6) semesters of full time study.
BACHELOR OF AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT (BAMRD)

 

Agriculture remains a key sector of Uganda’s economy and the government has undertaken economic transformation where a number of policies such as privatization, liberalization and diversification have been introduced.  These policies have made remarkable changes in the agricultural sector and the agribusiness sector in particular. The economic transformation, therefore has introduced many challenges to the private individuals engaged in the agribusiness sector in all the aspects of production, processing, and marketing.  These challenges have necessitated a shift to emphasis on teaching business aspects of agriculture.

The Bachelor of Agribusiness Management and Rural Development degree programme is therefore designed to equip students and practitioners in agriculture with the much needed agribusiness management skills and knowledge to respond to the challenges of transforming agriculture and the economy as a whole.

The aim of the degree programme is to provide an opportunity to the students to acquire knowledge and skills of basic agricultural concepts, production of agricultural commodities, entrepreneurial abilities and business management tools.

Direct entry: Candidates seeking admission through this avenue must have obtained: –

At least on ordinary level certificate and a credit in Mathematics in the Uganda Certificate of Education (U.C.E) Examination or its equivalent.

 

At least two principal passes at the advanced level in Mathematics, Economics, Biology, Agriculture, Chemistry, Physics and Geography obtained at the same sitting.

 

Diploma Entry Scheme

A candidate may be admitted if he/she has a national diploma or its equivalent of at least a second class standing or equivalent in agriculture, business studies and related fields from recognized institutions.

Mature Age Entry Scheme

Admission maybe granted under the mature age entry scheme after passing the appropriate mature age entry examinations accredited by NCHE/or set by the University.

 

The duration of the Programme is three years with six (6) semesters of full time study.
DIPLOMA IN AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT (DAMRD)

 

Same as above

Diploma Entry Scheme

a.       The U C E or its equivalent.

b.       The UACE or its equivalent with at least a principal pass in Agriculture, geography, Biology, Chemistry, Physics Economics, mathematics and two subsidiary passes.

OR

a).   A national certificate or its equivalent of at least a second class standing or equivalent in agriculture, agribusiness management, business studies and related fields from recognized local and International institutions.

b).   Mature Age Entry Scheme. After passing the appropriate mature age entry examinations.

 

The duration of the programme is two years.

 

BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (BBA)Today,  most  business  enterprises,  organizations  and  institutions  are  shifting  from  the  traditional methods of doing business to modern ways. This is the reason for, employers search for prospective employees who are well grounded in modern ways of doing business. It is against this background that the programme has been developed for training in Business  Administration  to  reinforce  or  supplement  traditional  courses  with  new  courses  like information communication technology to produce business operators and managers with competences to respond to the dynamic business environment and be able to effectively satisfy all stakeholders.

 

The policy of liberalization of the economy has provided a fertile ground for development of the private sector. The government decentralization policy has also raised great need of business professionals especially in the areas of business administration, entrepreneurship, accounting and finance, investment analysis, human resource management. These professionals are critical especially in the management and provision of timely decisions which are important for the survival of the business. It is against this back ground that the Bachelor of Business Administration is designed so that students who go through the program acquire the required skills, knowledge and relative experience to enable them guide the business community as well be able to start their own enterprises.              

Direct entry

Two principal passes in either science or Arts subjects or its equivalent in the following subjects:     

Essential: Economics, Entrepreneurship, Sciences (Physics, Chemistry Biology) and Mathematics Relevant:  Geography,  Literature, Religious  Studies  and  History.  Desirable: Languages (any)

 

Diploma holders

Holds a Diploma in Business studies from any institution recognized by National Council for Higher Education/UNEB/UBTEB.

 

Mature entry students

Has passed National Council for Higher Education / Valley University of Science and     Technology set Mature Age Entry Examinations.

 

 

The duration of the programme is three academic years with six (6) semesters of full time study.

 

DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (DBA)The Diploma in Business Administration is a major programme that acts as a stepping stone and prepares students for business and management related careers in different organizations such as private, public, profit and nonprofit organizations.  The programme aims at training, and producing both academic and skills-oriented graduates who can become job creators. It will act as a foundation for Bachelor of Business Administration programme.

 

Direct entry: One principal pass in either science or Arts subjects or its equivalent at Advanced level obtained at the same sitting: Preferably Economics with other two subsidiaries.

Mature entry students: Must have passed National Council for Higher Education or Valley University of Science & Technology Mature Age Entry Examinations for the Diploma in Business Administration.

 

Certificate holders in business related courses: Must possess a second class Certificate or its equivalent from recognized institutions, or a two year certificate after Ordinary level from a recognized institution verified and equated to UNEB standards.

The duration of the programme is two years with four (4) semesters of full time study.

 

BACHELOR OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (BIT)The Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the region in terms of contributions to GDP.  The growth is mainly driven by the growing demand of innovative services at optional costs. It can also be argued that all countries which are developed as well as those which are fast developing have a very high infusion of ICT in their systems.  A critical mass of highly qualified information technology (IT) professionals is therefore a requirement in nearly every economy. The Bachelor of Information Technology seeks to develop high quality human resources for the public and private sectors so as to maximize the utility of IT in organizations.

The degree programme has a strong orientation to industry hence providing the students an opportunity to develop skills necessary for the industry.

 

The Bachelor of Information Technology Degree Programme has been developed to provide an opportunity to prospective students to undertake training in Information Technology (IT), to the working professionals in the IT sector without formal education to acquire a degree in IT and to those who want to enrich themselves with further training in IT to have the chance of being trained.

Direct Entry: Candidates seeking admission through this avenue must have obtained: –

i.            The Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) or its equivalent, with credits in English and Mathematics.

ii.            At least two principal passes at the same sitting in Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) in any two subjects (Mathematics, Physics, Economics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, Literature, Entrepreneurship, Technical Drawing and Fine Art).

 

Diploma Holders

i.            At least any second Class (lower division) diploma from a recognized institution.

ii.            Candidates who hold at least second class (lower division) Diploma in Computer Science and Information Technology from a recognized institution, they can transfer credits and join in the second year

 

 

The duration for the Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) degree programme is three (3) academic years comprising 6 semesters
DIPLOMA OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (DIT)Same as aboveDirect Entry: Candidates seeking admission through this avenue must have obtained: –

i.         The Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) or its equivalent, with credits in English and Mathematics.

ii.         At least one principal pass at the same sitting in Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) in any subject

iii.         Must have obtained a credit in mathematics at UCE.

 

 

Diploma Holders

i.         At least any second Class (lower division) diploma from a recognized institution.

ii.         Candidates who hold at professional qualifications of more than 200hrs of accredited training like ACCA, CCNP among.

 

Mature Entry: Candidates who pass a mature age entry examinations from a recognized institution.

The duration for diploma in Information Technology (DIT) degree programme istwo (2) academic years comprising 4 semesters.
BACHELOR OF OFFICE MANAGEMENT AND SECRETARIAL STUDIES (BOMSS)The programme is set up to meet the needs of managerial, administrative and secretarial personnel in public and private offices. The programme is composed of a combination of professional courses, which will lead students into becoming professional secretaries as well as managers. Human resource development has taken centre stage as a result of privatization and globalization necessitating that there is demand for Institutions to train people for skills development in both Secretarial and Management.

 

(i)       At least an O’level certificate has passed English and Mathematics and two advanced level principal passes in the Arts, Sciences, and Commercial subjects of Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education or its equivalent.

(ii)     Has passed National Council for Higher Education / Valley University of Science & Technology set Mature Age Entry Examinations.

(iii)    Holds a Diploma in Secretarial Studies/ Diploma in Office Management and Secretarial Studies from an institution recognized by National Council for Higher Education.

(iv)   Has an advanced certificate in Secretarial Studies with at least 5 core subjects at stage three (3).

 

The duration of the programme is three years.

 

 

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