College of Agriculture, Engineering and Environmental Design (CAEED)


Vision of the College

The College envisioned to be the leading tertiary institution in Agriculture, Engineering and Environmental Technology relevant to food production, ICT and Environmental Sustainability for humanity. It also intends to take a pride of place as an internationally acknowledged College for teaching and research.

Provst

Assoc. Prof. Nelson T. Abd’Razack

College Office Contact

Email: ceed@lagacyuniversitygm.org

Academic Planning Officer

Email: acadplan@lagacyuniversitygm.org

Mission of the College

  1. To produce skilled Man power, who understands food production, Engineering and Environmental fundamentals, principles and technical knowledge that is capable of generating local technologies for global technological development and advancement.
  2. To develop future Technocrats who can plan, research, manage and control costs of crop production, building, civil and heavy engineering construction anywhere in the world.
  • Become a leading technological College, with international recognition (including global rankings) in all disciplines available in the College.
  1. Become as renowned for postgraduate education as for the undergraduate courses.
  2. Earn a reputation among students that Legacy University, the Gambia is a dynamic and student-friendly Institution.
  3. Establish a track record as a creator of new and innovative technologies for national and international needs.
  • Become known globally for transformational technologies that impact lives of people.
  • Incubate successful professionals using technology developed by the College.
  1. Improve the sustainability of the University in terms of energy and water usage, waste management and recycling of materials.

 

Core Values of the College

 

  1. Safety: As a leading Technology Institution in the Gambia, the College will provide high-value technological solutions to food production, engineering and environmental services. The college is committed to maintaining a safe and healthy environment.
  2. Quality: The College will be committed to providing high-quality services to farmers, engineering firms and environmental designers in the world. The College will work to achieve basic requirements of the society and strive for continuous improvement of our work processes.
  3. Integrity: The College will uphold its reputation for integrity among the strained students and provide an ethical work environment.
  4. Diversity: The College will actively pursue diversity in various areas of professions, the graduates produced and the society we intend to serve. The College will recognize the technological requirement of the society.
  5. Innovation: Through inventive processes and unique solutions, the College will provide unmatched value to society. The College will provide creative environments for both staff and student to challenge ourselves for improvement in our processes and procedures.
  6. Sustainability: In all our dealings in the College, conscious effort of impacting knowledge on students and society will be cardinal. The College will provide level playing for staff and students to develop and research into creating clean, efficient, healthy, and effective environment for technological sustainability.

 

Slogan:

Technology for Sustainable Development

 

What College should be known for:

Technological Innovations in Crop production, Engineering and Environmental Services

 

Mission for Department of Engineering, ICT and Environmental Design

The Department of Engineering, ICT and Environmental Design intends to achieve the following mission:

  1. To produce quality graduates in the field of Engineering and Environmental Design who are professional in both theoretical and practical knowledge that meet international manpower requirement.
  2. Develop a department of repute for training of graduate and postgraduate students that are employable, enterprising and self-reliant.
  • Ensure that staff and students are ICT compliant and programme to be ICT driven.
  1. To produce graduates who are innovative and versatile in issues concerning technology and built environment.
  2. To equip such graduates to handle the management, procurement, monitoring and control of all resources related to the built environment.
  3. To develop in the graduates with relevant information technology skills, in order to enable them proffer intelligent solutions, advice and suggest alternative economic options, including the legal, political and social costs of such alternatives
  • To positively contribute to high quality research in all aspects of the technology of the built environment.

 

 

Mission for Department of Crop Production:

The Department of Crop Production intends to achieve the following mission:

  1. To adequately train students in the fields of crop production and horticulture.
  2. To provide green/screen houses for research in special areas.
  • To encourage students to participate in the design and planting of landscapes.
  1. Vigorous involvement in internally and externally funded research work
  2. Vigorous consultancy drive.
  3. To act as agent and catalyst through post-graduate training research and innovation for the effective and economic utilization, exploitation and conservation of the country’s national economic and human resources.
  • To offer to the general public, as a forum of public service, the result of training and research and to foster the practical application of these results.
  • To identify technological problems and needs of their society and to find solutions to them within the context of overall national development.

 

Minimum Entry Requirement

The two Departments and the programmes have similar entry requirement that is in line with the University entry requirements.

 

Department Agriculture and Animal Health

Grade 12 Candidate

The “O” level requirement for entry into Crop Production Department and Animal Science is as follows:

  1. Five “O” Level Credit (A1-C6) in English Language, Mathematics and relevant subjects such as Biology or Agricultural Science, Chemistry and any of Geography/Physics/Economics.

Direct Entry

Entry requirement by Direct Entry is two (2) Diploma /HTC with a minimum of Credit pass are admitted into 200 level. Those with Advance Diploma Crop Production could be directed into 300 level.

 

Duration of the Programme

The Bachelor of Science in Crop Production and Animal Science is designed to last for a minimum of four years (8 semesters) and maximum of six years (12 semesters) for a Grade 12 candidate; a minimum of three years (6 semesters) for a DE (200 level) candidate and a maximum of four and half (9 semesters); and a minimum of two years (4 semesters) for a Advance Diploma candidate and maximum of three and (6 semesters).

 

Department Engineering, ICT AND Environmental Design

Grade 12 Candidate

The “O” level requirement for entry into Crop Production Department and Animal Science is as follows:

  1. Five “O” Level Credit (A1-C6) in English Language, Mathematics and relevant subjects such as Chemistry, Physics, Biology and any of Geography/Technical Drawing/ Electrical Studies/Core Science/Economics etc. As the case maybe.

Direct Entry

Entry requirement by Direct Entry is two (2) Diploma /HTC with a minimum of Credit pass are admitted into 200 level. Those with Advance Diploma Crop Production could be directed into 300 level.

 

 

Duration of the Programme

The Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) and Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.) is designed to last for a minimum of four years (8 semesters) and maximum of six years (12 semesters) for a Grade 12 candidate; a minimum of three years (6 semesters) for a DE (200 level) candidate and a maximum of four and half (9 semesters); and a minimum of two years (4 semesters) for a Advance Diploma candidate and maximum of three and (6 semesters).

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES

Department of Engineering, ICT & Environmental Design

  1. Computer Science
  2. Chemical Engineering
  3. Computer Engineering
  4. Petroleum Engineering
  5. Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  6. Mechanical Engineering
  7. Architecture
  8. Urban & Regional Planning

 

Department of Agricultural Science and Animal Health

  1. Agronomy (Crop Science)
  2. Veterinary Medicine

CERTIFICATE & DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES 

Department of Engineering, ICT & Environmental Design

  1. Computer Science (Diploma)
  2. Information & Communication Technology (Diploma)
  3. Computer Engineering (Diploma)
  4. Chemical Engineering (Diploma)
  5. Electrical Engineering (Diploma)
  6. Petroleum Engineering (Diploma)
  7. Building & Construction (Diploma)
  8. Draughtsmanship (Diploma)
  9. Survey & Geo-informatics (Diploma)
  10. Estate & Property Management (Diploma)
  11. Urban & Regional Planning (Diploma)

 

Department of Agricultural Science

  1. Agronomy (Crop Science) (Diploma)
  2. Animal Health/Husbandry (Diploma)