bamenda university of science and technology

HIGHER INSTITUTE OF AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT ()

  • VISION AND MISSION OF THE HIGHER INSTITUTE

The Higher Institute of Agriculture and Rural Development sets to guide each student to attain intellectual and professional competence, personal growth and development, and cultivate a sense of social and civic responsibility. In addition students shall develop and acquire technologies to ensure local, national and international food security and sovereignty as well as rational management of natural resources.

  • COURSES OFFERED
  • Agricultural Engineering,
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Animal Science/Animal Health and Medicine
  • Environmental Science
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Rural Development and Administration
  • Home Economics(Food and Event Management)
  • Fashion, Clothing and Textiles)
  • Tourism and Hotel Management( Tourism and Leisure Hotel Management). 
  • SPECIFIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

UNDERGRADUATE (GRADUATE) STUDIES For HND and Bachelor certification students must have five ‘O’ levels, among which must be English, mathematics, chemistry, physics or biology and minimum of two ‘A’ levels in chemistry, physics and/or mathematics and biology. Students from the National Cooperative Colleges, Regional Schools of Agriculture, Wild life, Forestry, Zoo -Technical Veterinary Medicine, Higher Teacher Training College (HTTCs) and Higher Technical Teacher Training Colleges (HTTTCs) are admitted into the Faculty on a case by case basis. Emphasis is placed the “O” and “A” level requirements as described above as well as on performance records from precedent schools. A qualifying common entrance examination is also required of candidates.

  • GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

Students must validate all University General and Institute Requirements (Tables I & II) as well as a minimum of 90 credits in the discipline of interest. All transfer students must fulfill at least one year residency, a minimum of 60 credits as well as the necessary University, Institute and Departmental requirements. 

  • OBJECTIVES FOR TRAINING

*Serve as a primary comprehensive resource in education, research and service to the public,

*Provide local and national leadership in agriculture with emphasis on food security and sovereignty,

*Structure the Institute for maximum effectiveness and continuous improvement in contributing to the University’s complex mission of education, research and technology transfer,

*Maintain an institute environment that is intellectually challenging for Lecturers, staff, students, farmers and, the community and,

*Develop a climate that is supportive of women and men and one that reflects Cameroon’s rich cultural and ethnic diversity

  • University Course Credit Load Distribution


  • CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES
  • RESEARCH TOPICS
  • SEMINARS AND PAPERS