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Makerere University scraps 18 top courses from its curriculum, see full list



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By BigEyeUg Team

Makerere University has today Tuesday March 30, 2021, trashed over 18 top core courses from its curriculum.

The announcement came through the University Vice Chancellors’ office in a document dated 25th March 2021.

The University says that the listed fabled undergraduate programmes have phased-out and will not be advertised for the academic year 2021/2022.

It also notes that move follows the university council‘s approval of re-structuring of certain undergraduate programmes.

Below is the list of the restructured programmes:

* Bachelor of Library and Information Sciences

* Bachelor of Archives and Records Management

* Bachelor of Science in Construction Management

* Bachelor of Community Psychology

* Bachelor of Industrial and Organizational Phycology

* Bachelor of Arts in Development Economics

* Bachelor of Science in Telecommunication Engineering

* Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering

* Bachelor of Environmental Science

* Bachelor of Science in Meteorology

* Bachelor of Development Studies

* Bachelor of Adult and Community Education

* Bachelor of Business Statistics

* Bachelor of Science in Population Studies

* Bachelor of Science in Quantitative Economics

* Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Health and Management

* Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Land Use and Management

* Bachelor of Science in Horticulture

The principals of colleges are reminded to submit curricula for the re-structured programmes for consideration by Senate as soon as possible and in any case not later than 15th May 2021.

This has raised a major concern among the alumni and interest figures of these scrapped courses around the world with majority condemning the move by the University.

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