Every student struggles to be something in life. But the journey begins with what one does at HSC, after S.4. The decision is more driven by the ability to attain the competencies required for a particular profession than just the interest or wishes.

The table below shows the professions under big titles, the respective combination required and the institution where it can be pursued.

Professional Titles Combination Institution
  Agricultural  
1 Agribusiness Manager BCM, MEEnt, MEG, PCB, PCM, PEM Makerere
2 Agricultural Engineer PCM, PEM, PMTD Makerere or Busitema
3 Agricultural Mechanization Engineer PCM, PEM, PMTD Makerere or Busitema
4 Agricultural Officer BCM, BCFN, PCB Busitema, Gulu,  Makerere or Muni
5 Agro-processing Engineer PCM, PEM, PMTD Makerere
6 Bio-processing Engineer PCM only Makerere
7 Food Production Technologist BCFN, BCM, PCB Makerere
8 Geographical Scientist BCFN, BCM, HEG, MEG, PCB or PCM Makerere
9 Human Nutritionist BCFN, BCM, PCB Kyambogo or Makerere
10 Fisheries & Water Resources Manager BCM or PCB Busitema
11 Forester MEG, PCB, PCM, PMEnt. or PMTD Makerere
12 Water and Irrigation Engineer PCM only Makerere
Business Professionals
1 Accountant/ Auditor HED, HEG, HEEnt., HELit., MEEnt, MEG, PEM or PMEnt. Gulu, Kyamgobo, Makerere, MUBS, Mbarara (MUST),
2 Actuarial Scientist MEEnt., MEG, PCM, PEM, PMEnt. Makerere
3 Business Administrator All combinations with Econ. and / or Entrepreneurship Gulu, Kyamgobo, Makerere, MUBS, Mbarara (MUST),
4 Company Marketier /Marketer All combinations with Econ. and / or Entrepreneurship Gulu, Kyamgobo, Makerere, MUBS, Mbarara (MUST),
5 Economist HEEnt., HEG, MEEnt, MEG, PEM, PMEnt Kyambogo, Makerere, MUBS
6 Leisure and Hospitality Manager All combinations MUBS
7 Microfinance Manager All combinations bearing Economics or Entrepreneurship Kyambogo
8 Procurement Officer All combinations Kyambogo, MUBS
9 Professional Fine Artist All combinations bearing Fine Art Kabale, Kyambogo or Makerere
10 Small Business Manager All combinations MUBS
11 Statistician MEEnt, MEG, PCM, PEM, PMEnt Makerere
12 Tourism and Hospitality Entrepreneur BCFN, HEEnt, HEG, MEEnt, MEG Busitema or Makerere
  Computing:
1 Business Computer Scientist All combinations MUBS
2 Computer Engineer PCM, PEM, PMTD Busitema or Makerere
3 Computer Scientist PCM or PEM Busitema, Gulu, Kabale, Lira, Makerere
4 Information & Communication Tech. All combinations
5 Information Systems Scientist BCM, BCFN, MEG, METD, PCM, PEM, PMTD Makerere
6 Information Systems & Technologist DEEnt, HEEnt, HEG, MEArt, MEG, METD, PCB, PCM, PEM, PMArt, PMEnt, PMTD Kabale or Muni
7 Information Technologist PCM or PEM Kabale
8 Software Engineer PCM or PEM only Makerere alone
 
Education
1 Teacher of Business Studies
a)      Commerce Any of the following comb. MEEnt., MEG, Gulu, Kyambogo or Makerere
b)      Economics MEG or PEM
c)      Entrepreneurship PMEnt.
2 Teacher of Art & Design. DEArt, HDArt, HEArt, MEArt, PMArt Kyambogo or Makerere
3 Teacher of Biological Sciences
a)      Biology/ Chemistry BCM or PCB Busitema, Gulu, Kabale, Kyambogo, Makerere, Mbarara (MUST), Muni
b)      Biology / PE BCM or PCB Busitema, Gulu, Kabale, Kyambogo, Makerere, Mbarara (MUST), Muni
c)      Chemistry / Mathematics BCM or PCM Busitema, Gulu, Kabale, Kyambogo, Makerere, Mbarara (MUST), Muni
d)     Physics / Chemistry PCB or PCM Busitema, Gulu, Kabale, Kyambogo, Makerere, Mbarara (MUST), Muni
4 Teacher of Languages
a)      English Language/ Literature HELit, DELit., HDLit Kyambogo or Makerere
b)      German HEGer. or HDGer. Makerere alone
c)      Luganda/ Economics HELug or DELug Kyambogo or Makerere
d)     Luganda/ Geography HGLug. Kyambogo or Makerere
e)      Luganda/ History HDLug,or HELug Kyambogo or Makerere
f)       Luganda/ Religious Studies  HDLug. Kyambogo or Makerere
5 Teacher of Physical Sciences
a)      Biology/ Mathematics BCM alone Kyambogo or Makerere
b)      Mathematics/ Chemistry BCM or PCM Busitema, Gulu, Kabale, Kyambogo, Makerere, Mbarara (MUST), Muni
c)      Mathematics/ Economics MEEnt, MEG, PEM Busitema, Gulu, Kabale, Kyambogo, Makerere, Mbarara (MUST), Muni
d)     Mathematics/ Geography MEG Busitema, Gulu, Kabale, Kyambogo, Makerere, Mbarara (MUST), Muni
e)      Mathematics/ Physics PCM or PEM Busitema, Gulu, Kabale, Kyambogo, Makerere, Mbarara (MUST), Muni
f)       Chemistry/ Physics PCB or PCM Busitema, Gulu, Kabale, Kyambogo, Makerere, Mbarara (MUST), Muni
g)      Physics/ Mathematics PEM or PCM Busitema, Gulu, Kabale, Kyambogo, Makerere, Mbarara (MUST), Muni
6 Teacher of Home Economics BCFN only Kyambogo alone
7 Teacher – Humanities
g)      Economics /Geography HEG, MEG Kyambogo or Makerere
h)      Economics/ Physical Education DEG, HEEnt,  HEG, MEG Kyambogo or Makerere
i)        Economics/ Religious Studies HED, Kyambogo or Makerere
j)        Geography/ Physical Education DEG, HEG, MEG Kyambogo or Makerere
k)      Geography/ Religious Studies HDG, Kyambogo or Makerere
l)        History/ Geography HEG, HGLit, HGLug Kyambogo or Makerere
m)    History/ Religious Studies HED, HDG, HDLit, HDLug Kyambogo or Makerere
8 Teacher of Technical Studies PMTD only Kyambogo
9 Teacher of Economics MEG, PEM Kyambogo or Makerere
 
  Engineering Sectors
1 Architect MEArt, METD, PMArt, PMTD Kyambogo or Makerere
2 Automotive and Power Engineer PCM, PEM, PMTD Kyambogo
3 Biomedical Engineer BCM, PCB, PCM, PEM, PMTD Makerere
4 Biosystems Engineer PCM, PMTD Gulu
5 Building Economist METD, PCM, PEM, PMTD Kyambogo or Makerere
6 Civil Engineer PCM, PEM, PMEnt, PMTD Kabale, Kyambogo or Makerere
7 Electrical Engineer PCM, PEM, PMEnt, PMTD Busitema, Kabale, Kyambogo or Makerere
8 Electronics and Computer Engineer PCM, PEM, PMTD Soroti
9 Environmental Engineer PCM, PEM, PMTD Kyambogo
10 Industrial Engineer MEG, METD, PCM, PEM, PMTD Kyambogo
11 Land Economist PCM, PEM, PMEnt, PMTD Kyambogo or Makerere
12 Land Surveyor PCM, PEM, PMArt, PMEnt, PMTD Kyambogo or Makerere
13 Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineer PCM, PEM, PMTD Kyambogo
14 Mechanical Engineer PCM, PEM, PMEnt, PMTD Kabale, Kyambogo, Makerere, Mbarara,
15 Mechatronics & Biomedical Engineer PCM or PMTD Kyambogo
16 Mining Engineer PCM only Busitema
17 Polymer, Textile & Industrial Engineer PCM only Busitema
18 Quantity Surveyer MEArt, MEEnt, METD, PCM, PEM, PMArt, PMEnt, PMTD Makerere
19 Telecommnication Engineer PCM, PEM, PMTD Kyambogo
20 Urban and Regional Planer HEG or MEG Makerere
21 Water Resources Engineer PCM, PEM, PMTD Busitema
   
Humanities
1 Administrative & Secretarial Scientist All combinations Kyambogo
2 Child Psychotherapist All combinations Kabale
3 Guidance and Counselor All combinations Kyambogo
4 Journalist All combinations Makerere
5 Lawyer /Advocate All combinations Makerere
6 Office and Information Manager All combinations MUBS
7 Procurement Officer All combinations Kyambogo or MUBS
8 Population Scientist All combinations Kyambogo
9 Performing Artist All combinations  Makerere
10 Professional Fine Artist DEArt, HDArt, HEArt, MEArt, PMArt, Kyambogo or Makerere
11 Professional Musician All combinations Makerere
13 Social Scientist All combinations Kyambogo or Makerere
14 Social Worker All combinations Kyambogo or Makerere
Health or Medical Scientists
1 Anaesthesiast BCFN, BCM or PCB Busitema
2 Biomedical Scientist BCM, BCFN, PCB Makerere
3 Clinical Psychiatrist BCM, BCFN, PCB Diploma offered at
4 Clinical Radiographer BCM or PCB Diploma offered at
5 Clinical Officers (Medical Assistants) BCM or PCB Diploma offered at Fort Portal SOCO, Gulu SOCO & Mbale SOCO
6 Clinical Opthalmologists (Eye Assistants) BCM or PCB Diploma offered at Jinja Opthalmology
Clinical Orthopaedic Assistant BCM, BCFN, PCB Diploma offered at
8 Clinical Orthopaedic Technologist BCM or PCB Diploma offered at
9 Cytotechnologist BCM or PCB Makerere
10 Dental Assistant BCM, BCFN, PCB Diploma offered at
11 Dental Technologist BCM or PCB Diploma offered at
12 Dentist ( Teeth and gum specialist doctors) PCB only Makerere
–          Public Health Dental Assistant BCM or PCB Diploma offered at
13 Environmental Health Scientist BCM only Kyambogo
14 Medical Doctor – General Practitioner BCM or PCB Busitema, Gulu, Makerere, Mbarara (MUST), Soroti
15 Medical Laboratory Scientist BCM or PCB Mbarara (MUST)
16 Medical Laboratory Technologist BCM or PCB Makerere
17 Medical Radiographer PCB Makerere
18 Midwife PCB only Lira and Diploma at
19 Nursing breakdowns
(a)    Comprehensive Nurse BCM, BCFN, PCB Busitema, Makerere, MUST, Muni, Soroti
(b)    Paediatric Nurse BCM, BCFN, PCB Diploma Level at Mulago, JINJA school of Nursing
(c)    Psychiatric Nurse BCM, BCFN, PCB Diploma Level at Mulago, JINJA school of Nursing
(d)   Registered Nurse BCM, BCFN, PCB Diploma Level at Mulago, JINJA school of Nursing
Optometrist BCM or PCB Makerere and Diploma Level at Mulago, JINJA school of Nursing
20 Pharmacist BCM or PCB Makerere
21 Physiotherapist BCM only Diploma at
22 Speech & Language Therapist BCM, BCFN, PCB Makerere
Natural Scientists
1 Biology Technologist BCM or PCB Kyambogo
2 Biotechnologist BCM or PCB Makerere
3 Chemistry Technologist PCB only Kyambogo
4 Conservation Biologist PCB only Makerere
5 Industrial Chemistry PCB or PCM Kyambogo or Makerere
6 Petroleum Geoscientist PCB, PCM or PEM Makerere
7 Physical Technologist PCM or PMTD Makerere
8 Research Biologist BCM or PCB Makerere
9 Research Economist PEM only Makerere
10 Research Physicit BCM, PCM or PEM Makerere
11 Sports Scientist PCB or PCM Gulu or Makerere
12 Textile and Clothing Technologist MECT or PCM Kyambogo
 
Veterinary Professionals
1 Animal Production Technologist BCM, BCFN, PCB Busitema or Makerere
2 Biomedical Laboratory Technologist BCM, BCFN, PCB Makerere
3 Biomedical Laboratory Scientist BCM or PCB Mbarara (MUST)
3 Veterinary Doctor BCM, BCFN, PCB Makerere