Bachelor of Engineering in Electronic and Computer Engineering

The primary focus of this programme is to produce entrepreneurship-oriented graduates who are capable of propping up new companies, out of the prototypes that they will have developed at the undergraduate level. This demands that the projects should benchmark world class standards, capable of leading to Electronics and Computer Engineering and Information and Communication Technologies incubations.


Code BEng
Duration 4 Years
Study time Fulltime
Intake August

Entry Requirements


The target group for this programme will be the annual outputs of Advanced Level Certificate Education, or its equivalent, and those individuals in the working sector possessing appropriate entry requirement, who desire to acquire further training at Degree level.


Studies and examinations for the degree of Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and computer engineering – B.ENG (ECE) shall be governed by the general regulations and statutes of Soroti University and in addition by the regulations of the SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY.

2.1        Admission to First Year

Admission into the first year is through any of the three avenues, the Direct Entry Scheme, the Mature Age Scheme and the Diploma Holders Scheme.

2.1.1   The Direct Entry Scheme

An applicant must have obtained two advanced level passes, one in Mathematics and one in Physics, at the same sitting of the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education or its equivalent.  For purposes of computing entry points, the advanced level subjects shall carry the following weights:

  • Weight 3 – Mathematics, Physics
  • Weight 2 – Best of Economics, Chemistry, or Technical Drawing
  • Weight 1 – General Paper
  • Weight 0.5 – Any other subject.

2.1.2        The Mature Age Entry Scheme

Admission may also be via the Mature Age Entry Scheme, after the passing of two special mature age University Examinations, one in aptitude and the other in specialised knowledge.

2.1.3  Diploma Holders Entry Scheme

Holders of the Uganda National Examinations Board Ordinary Technical Diploma or its equivalent can be admitted to the programme. Applicants should have obtained a Credit Class diploma with at least a Credit Pass in Mathematics.

2.2  Admission to other Years

Admission other than to the first year of the programme shall require a special resolution of the School Board and permission of the Senate. The Departments will work out all appropriate Credit transfers, which shall not exceed 40% of the minimum degree Credit Units. Persons holding Higher National Diploma from a recognised Institution can be admitted to 2nd year, with the proviso that they will be required to take some courses from the 1st year that the School Board will have identified and deemed mandatory.

Fees Structure

Tuition Fees per Semester (East African) Tuition Fees per Semester (Non East Africans)
One Million Five Hundred Thousand Uganda Shillings Only. (Ugx 1,500,000) per semester Three Million Uganda Shillings Only. (Ugx 3,000,000)

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