What programs can I study at SUA based on my A-level combination?

This article serves as a comprehensive guide to help you explore the diverse program options available at SUA. Discover the academic paths that align with your aspirations, A-level combination, and results. 

Below is a list of programs with their associated A-level subject combinations that a direct (form six) applicant can apply for and pursue at SUA.

Program Options Combinations Associated Careers

1. Bachelor of Science in Agriculture General


The graduates of this programme are conversant with different types of agricultural industries from crops and livestock production, from smallholder farmers, cooperative unions to large scale production both in the field and in/greenhouses. Graduates of the programme can easily fit as employees in government and non-governmental units dedicated to farming, which is a fast- growing sector especially because many young people now are engaging in crop production for a living.

2. Bachelor of Science in Agronomy

  • Farm Managers
  • Agronomist
  • Technical Agriculture
  • Advisors or Extension Officers
  • Crop production management.
  • Environmental consulting.
  • Crop consulting.
  • Soil and range conservation.
  • Plant breeding.
  • Crop biotechnology.
  • Seed and grain inspectors.
  • Research science.
  • Crop insurance adjuster.

3. Bachelor of Science in Animal Science

  • Livestock Extension Officers
  • Farm Managers
  • Livestock tutors
  • Livestock research officers
  • Self-employment.
  • Animal nutritionist
  • Animal physiotherapist
  • Animal technician
  • Academic researcher
  • Zookeeper
  • Zoologist

4. Bachelor of Science in Aquaculture

  • Fisheries/Aquaculture Extension Officers
  • Farm Managers in fish farms
  • Fisheries tutors
  • Fisheries/Aquaculture Research Officers
  • Waste management technologist
  • Aquatic veterinarian
  • Environmental and regulatory affairs specialist
  • Self-employment
5. Bachelor of Community Development PCB, CBG,CBN, CBA 
  • Development Planners
  • Consultants
  • Community Development Facilitators
  • Community Development Officers
  • Field Animators
  • Social Science Researchers and
  • Community Development Tutors in Government and Non Government institutions.
6. Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Studies PCB, CBG,CBN, CBA 
  • Consumer education specialists
  • Consultants in private and public organizations
  • Advisors in textiles and household equipment industries
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Teaching/lecturing.
  • Fashion designing, sensitization and advocacy
  • Social Welfare Officers
  • Product development.
  • Early childhood education specialists
  • Consumer education specialists and hospitality services.

7. Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition

  • Dietitian
  • Nutritionist
  • Food technologist
  • Community education officer
  • Health improvement practitioner
  • Naturopath
  • Nutritional therapist

8. Bachelor of Crop Production and Management

PCB, CBG,CBN, CBA   Graduates of this program can be entrepreneurs with skills for specific crop groups, including fiber, oil and bio-fuel crops, cereals, legumes, roots, tubers and nuts. Graduates will have technical competence in farm skills, biotechnology, green house/screen house production, drip irrigation and value addition, among others. Graduates of the program can easily employ themselves or can fit as employees in government and non-governmental units dedicated to agriculture.

9. Bachelor of Science in Horticulture

  • Plant Pathologist
  • Self-employment
  • Pest Management
  • Landscape Designer
  • Horticultural Inspector
  • Horticultural technician
  • Consultant in horticulture

10. Bachelor of Science in Range Management

  • Range Extension Officers
  • Range/Farm Managers in livestock farms
  • Livestock tutors in training institutions
  • Livestock research officers
  • Self-employment

11. Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine

  • Veterinarians.
  • Veterinary Surgeons
  • Animal Health Field Officers
  • Veterinary Facility Managers
  • Animal and Medical Scientists
  • Animal and Medical Researchers
  • Animal Health Advisors.

12. Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology and Laboratory Science

  • Medical and Animal Laboratory Technologists
  • Biomedical Researchers and Consultants
  • Molecular Biologists
  • Laboratory Managers
  • Laboratory Technical Advisors
  • Tutors/instructors/lecturers
13. Bachelor of Tourism Management PCB, CBG,CBN, CBA
  • Tutors/instructors/lecturers
  • Tourism park wardens
  • Airport/ Airline Operations Managers
  • Tourist Information Centre Managers
  • Tour Operation Managers
  • Travel Agency Managers
  • Meeting, convention, and event planners
  • Flight attendants
  • Front desk clerk/receptionist, hotel or resort managers, housekeeper, advertising, promotions, and marketing managers, tour guides, interpreters or translators in French or Spanish, tourism consultants.

14. Bachelor of Science in Forestry

  • Forest and Conservation Officers
  • Research Technicians
  • Project Officers
  • Ecologists
  • Agroforestry Officers
  • Forestry Extension Officers

15. Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Management

PCB, CBG,CBN, CBA Graduates of this programme are able to conduct basic and applied wildlife research, extension and consultancy, address environmental and conservation issues. They have the ability to Plan, design and mange wildlife enterprises and industries for sustainable wildlife practices in a multidisciplinary environment.

16. Bachelor of Science in Wood Technologies and Value Addition

  • Tutors/instructors/lecturers
  • Wood innovators
  • Technologists
  • Planners and processors managers in wood-based industries.
  • Wood Product Manufacturing
  • Timber Processing and Sawmills
  • Furniture Design and Manufacturing
  • Interior Design and Architecture
  • Sustainable and Eco-friendly Construction
  • Research and Development
  • Quality Control and Assurance in wood products
  • Wood Composite Industry
  • Wood Preservation and Treatment
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Education and Training

17. Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Technology

  • Naturopath
  • Technical brewer
  • Food Toxicologist
  • Food technologist
  • Nutritional therapist
  • Packaging Technologist
  • Research scientist (life sciences)
  • Food Science and Technology Inspector
  • Product/process development scientist
18. Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering PCM, PGM, EGM
  • Hydrologist
  • Irrigation Engineer
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Agricultural Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Conservation Scientist and Forester
  • Architectural and Engineering Manager
  • Farmer, Rancher, and Other Agricultural Manager
19. Bachelor of Science in Bioprocess and Postharvest Engineering PCM, PGM, EGM 
  • Food and Non-food quality controllers
  • Bioprocessing engineer
  • Researcher in food technology, Microbiology, Reactor and Drugs.
  • Self-employment – Engineering consultant
  • Post-Harvest Technologist
  • Scale up engineer – Biotech
20. Bachelor of Science in Irrigation and Water Resources Engineering PCM, PGM, EGM  
  • Hydrologist
  • Irrigation Engineer
  • Water resources engineer
  • Engineering consultant
21. Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness ECA, EGM, PCM, PGM, CBG, CBA, CBN 
  • Agribusiness Consultant
  • Agricultural Loan Officer
  • Agricultural Appraiser
  • Agricultural Commodities Trader/Broker
  • Agriculture Development Officer
  • Researcher in Agricultural Economics
  • Agriculture Policy Analyst
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Import Agent
  • Export Agent

22. Bachelor of Agricultural Investment and Banking

  • Agricultural bankers
  • Agricultural investors
  • Agricultural Loan Officer
  • Agriculture Investment Analyst
  • Agricultural Sales Representative
  • Technical advisors in banking and investment in agriculture sector and businesses.

23. Bachelor of Arts in Development Planning and Management

  • Lecturer
  • Planning Officers
  • Programme Officer
  • Development Officer
  • Planning and Coordination Specialist
24. Bachelor of Rural Development HKL, HGL, HGE, PCB, PCM, PGM, CBG, CBA, CBN,ECA 
  • Community Development Officer
  • Rural Policy Analysts and Planner
  • Programme Coordinator
  • Community Development Managers
  • Trainer
  • Social Science Researcher
  • Consultant
25. Bachelor of Information and Records Management HKL, HGL, HGE, PCB, PCM, PGM, CBG, CBA, CBN and ECA 
  • Records managers
  • Knowledge managers
  • Science communicators
  • Archivists
  • Librarians and information managers.
  • Information brokers
  • Content writers and editors
  • Trainers in the information science field
  • Researchers in the field
  • Social media analysts
  • Tutors/Lecturers
26. Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences and Management PCB, PCM, PGM, CBG, CBA and CBN.
  • Environmental experts
  • Environmental officers
  • Environmental inspectors
  • Environmental Management Systems Analysis.
  • Environmental consultant
  • Environmental education officer
  • Environmental manager
  • Minerals surveyor
  • Nature conservation officer
  • Recycling officer
  • Sustainability consultant
  • Waste management officer
  • Water quality scientist
27. Bachelor of Science in Information Technology PCM, PGM, EGM
  • ICT technicians
  • Technologists
  • Systems analysts and designers
  • Systems developers
  • Network architects and administrators
  • Database developers and administrators
  • IT researchers in IT field
  • Trainers in IT field
  • Data specialist
  • Information officer
  • Instructional e-learning designer.
  • Graphics and Multimedia Developer
28. BSc. With Education (Agricultural Sciences and Biology) OR (Chemistry & Biology) OR (Geography and Biology PCB, CBG,CBN, CBA


  • Teacher & Learning mentor
  • Counsellor
  • Private tutor
  • Careers adviser
  • Teaching assistant
  • Education consultant
  • Education Administrator
  • Community education officer


31. BSc. With Education (Chemistry & Mathematics) OR (Geography & Mathematics) OR (Information Technology and Mathematics PCM, PGM, EGM 

34. Bachelor of Science in in Bee Resources Management

  • Trainer in bee resource management
  • Natural Resource Researcher
  • Bee Geneticist
  • Bee Ecologists
  • Apiary Inspector
  • Beekeeping Officer
  • Bee resource managers
  • Bee Resource Consultant
  • Conservationists
  • Bee product processors
  • Bee resource and product entrepreneurs
  • Pest Control Operator/Swarm Catcher
35. Diploma in Crop Production and Management PCB, CBG,CBN, CBA
  • Crop producers
  • Managers
  • Extension officers
  • Research assistants of modern Agriculture.
36. Diploma in Laboratory Technology PCB, CBG,CBN, CBA
  • Technicians in Medical and Animal Diagnostic and research laboratories, Agriculture laboratories
  • Assistant Laboratory Managers
37. Diploma in Tropical Animal Health and Production PCB, CBG,CBN, CBA
  • Veterinarian assistants (paraveterinarians)
  • Animals Health Field Officers,
  • Animal Health Laboratory Technicians
  • Animal Research Field Assistants
  • Assistant Animal Scientists
  • Farm Managers
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