This handbook describes the back ground, setting and gives a full coverage of the range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered at Makerere University Institute of Environment and Natural Resources(MUIENR) together with other information about the Institute regarding degree programmes offered. This handbook gives fees structures, as well as the qualifications required for one to enroll for a particularcourse and the students' regulations once admitted in the Institute.Students are encouraged to read this book carefully so as to understand all the regulations to avoid inconveniences. The handbook contains details of research and projects and activities on-going at the institute. The book is also useful to prospective students as well as current students, and hopefully this information package will be beneficial to the public as regards information about MUIENR. This book can also be downloaded from the internet
The Makerere University Institute of Environment and Natural Resources (MUIENR) was founded as an Institute in the Faculty of Science in 1987 to train personnel and carry out research on all aspects of environment. With effect from 2001/2002 academic year, the Institute became autonomous from the Faculty of Science. MUIENR is engaged in research, teaching students at all levels, advising on environmental issues and providing advisory and consultancy services in the same area.
MUIENR's mission is to provide leadership in and knowledge for and about natural resources, for human benefit and environmental protection*
MUIENR promotes training and research in many aspects of Uganda's environment and Natural Resources.
The Institute has an interdisciplinary team of Academic Staff and researchers. The academic staff and researchers have expertise in Natural Resources (water, landforms, soils, vegetation and wildlife), Assessment, Monitoring and conservation.
MUIENR receives students from Uganda, as well as international students from Kenya, DRC, Tanzania, Rwanda, Sudan, as well as overseas students from Europe. MUIENR also receives research students from Europe who carryout part of their training at MUIENR main campus and at KibaleBiological Field Station.
Location and Infrastructure
The institute is based in the institute's main building on the left side of the science quadrangle just after the Mathematics building opposite the Botany Department.
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