HND Degree in Agricultural Engineering, Food Processing Engineering, Computer Engineering


The Higher Institute of Applied Engineering and Business Studies (HIAEBS) is unique and well organized to train and empower a new class of engineers for the rapid growth of Cameroon. This institution hopes to be a leading Cameroonian Engineer School with an International Reputation for innovative and teaching that is relevant to a fast-changing world. In this light we aspire to be a breeding ground in developing new engineers who achieve the required academic and professional standard to become confident registered engineers capable of fulfilling, promoting and developing the role of the registered professional within the engineering field

HND Curriculum

The curriculum for HND as designed by the Ministry of Higher Education in Cameroon has been incorporated into our curriculum. Advanced Level graduates complete 2 years after which they sit for the Cameroon Government HND Exam and acquire an HND Certificate (see detailed course structure).
One credit represents 10 hours teaching and learning over 10 weeks and 4 weeks placement

Minimum Entry requirements

G.C.E Advanced Level Certificate excluding Religion or its equivalent

Conversion from HND to Bachelor in Technology Degree

Our HND graduates are eligible to enroll for a conversion to Bachelors in Technology with Specialties in the Engineering field.

Program Vision and Mission

HIAEBS aspires to equip professionals to succeed in a fast-changing engineering world. We believe that in order for us to achieve this, we need to maximize the connections between excellent innovative


Higher Institute of Applied Engineering and Business Studies
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Key Elements of our Program

We are unique for the fact that our program:

  • Offers prolonged early and regular exposure to practice placements from the onset of the program to facilitate the integration of theory and practice.
  • Integration of theory and practice through end-of-week case studies.
  • Places value on strong and early emphasis on the acquisition of engineering and life long learning skills through the use Enquiry Based Learning(EBL).
  • Implements academic and cultural student exchange programs with other African, USA and UK partners to build world class leaders

Course Structure for Advance level Students

Year 1 First Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Value
MAT 1001 Mathematics for Computer Technology 6
MAT 1003 Mathematics for Engineering Specialties I  6
ENG 1005 Engineering Sciences I 6
CVE 1000 Civics and Ethics 4
ENG 1000 English Language 4
  TOTAL 30


Year 1 Second Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Value
LAW 1002 Introduction to Law and Fundamental Rights 4
LAW 1004 Introduction to Legal Aspects relating to Business and Technology 4
ENG 1006 Engineering Sciences II 6
ENG 1008 Chemistry: Solid State 6
ENG 1010 Civil Engineering Materials 6
ENG 1012 Principles of Environmental Engineering 6
ENG 1014 Computer Application in Engineering 4
MAT 1016 Mathematics for Engineering Specialties II 6
  TOTAL 42