Bachelor of environmental design
Course Code BSC FOB
Duration 3 years
Course Type Bachelors
Campus Nkozi, Main Campus
The Bachelor of Environmental Design is a three-year full-time degree programme that serves as a qualifying programme for students wishing to enrol in the graduate professional programmes such as Architecture and Landscape Architecture. It also serves as a course of study for individuals seeking mid-level positions in various built environment disciplines, as well as for those already employed in the industry but seeking to upgrade their knowledge and skills. The programme may also form the basis for entry into other disciplines such as: Urban and Regional Planning, Urban Design and, Environmental Design. The degree of Bachelor of Environmental Design may be conferred at Ordinary or Honours level.
The Bachelor of Environmental Design has been designed in accordance with the Architecture Education Policy of the Uganda Society of Architects (USA); the Qualiﬁcations in Architecture Recommendations of the Commonwealth Association of Architects (CAA), and; the Educational Objectives for Professional Education Programmes in Landscape Architecture as speciﬁed by the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA). The degree programme is considered equivalent to Part I of the three-part professional curriculum in Architecture.
Candidates for admission to the Bachelor of Environmental Design programme must have achieved as a minimum, the Uganda National Council for Higher Education (UNCHE) university entry requirements. Applicants with an equivalent award from another educational system will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Applicants will be required to undergo an additional aptitude test as part of the selection process. Applicants may be required to attend an interview with a selection panel. For further details, contact the Faculty Ofﬁce.