Undergraduate or Graduate Level : Undergraduate Level

Duration of Program : 4 years

About this Program

This programme emphasizes sustainable harvesting and utilization of forest resources. Appropriate harvesting and processing technologies, physical, mechanical and chemical properties of wood, diversified use and marketing of forest products are taught. Environment protection is also covered in relation wood utilization. Training in Wood industries in Uganda has not been given sufficient consideration and yet wood is a significant resource upon which the livelihood of many households and the national economy depend. The Bachelor of Science in Wood Science and
Technology aims at developing the intellectual capacity of students and to equip them with knowledge, practical skills and attitudes to positively contribute to judicious utilization of forest products. Furthermore, the programme will produce well-trained professionals with sufficient knowledge in the planning and management of wood industries.