Goal on Academic Programmes and research areas

To Develop academic programmes and research agenda that meet the needs of stakeholders, global market expectations and to ensure that the graduates from these Programmes attain valuable skills, knowledge and attitudes

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NB: The occupations projected to grow the fastest in Uganda and globally into the next century are professional and technical occupations.
\r\nStrategies

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i) Carry out needs assessment and identify gaps and niche for Soroti University
\r\nii) Define the profile of the graduates per each programme; Every student, undergraduate or graduate, regardless of major or program of study shall at graduation:

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a) Achieve competence in communication, analysis, quantitative reasoning, and information literacy
\r\n b) Acquire deep knowledge of at least one discipline or program area
\r\n c) Gain problem solving skills that transcend disciplinary boundaries
\r\n d) Commit to ethical conduct
\r\n e) Become open to diverse people, ideas, and experiences
\r\n f) Be dedicated to the ideals of democracy and freedom
\r\n g) Recognize his/her responsibilities as a global citizen.
\r\n h) Committed to lifelong learning

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iii) Identify limited number of programmes to kick start the university. The programmes identified should have high impact in the region and nationally. Identify a few fields of critical importance to the university and move them into a position of world leadership

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iv) To choose from National priorities as set by government of Uganda indicated bellow

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\r\n a) Medicine and allied professions
\r\n b) Technology
\r\n c) Science teacher education
\r\n d) ICT
\r\n e) Value addition
\r\n f) Entrepreneurship/management sciences
\r\n g) Community programmes

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iii) Identification of programmes based on the following set priorities

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a) Science education and ICT
\r\n b) Medicine and allied health
\r\n c) Pure science and technology
\r\n d) Management and business sciences
\r\n e) Value addition
\r\n f) Environmental sciences / engineering
\r\n iv) Benchmarking locally and internationally
\r\n v) Setting up writing teams to develop to programmes
\r\n vi) Profile of graduates': problem solver practically oriented theoretically knowledgeable versatile, employability, global requirements

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\r\n Deliverables

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Written curriculum ready for accreditation

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