Undergraduate
Programme Code:
07BRRD
Duration:
3.00
Mode of Study:
Full Time
Accreditation:
NQF Level 7, Credits 393

Bachelor of Regional and Rural Development

Course Overview

Graduates will be given a theoretical and applied knowledge of regional and rural development issues, public administration and management tasks as well as natural resources protection and management.

Admissions Requirements

A minimum of 30 points in 5 subjects.

Career Opportunities

Positions in Regional/ Local Government institutions, development organisations and private consultancy firms involved in the development of rural areas.

Some of the Subjects You Will Study

Year 1                                                                                                                                                                                                              
Semester 1                                                                                                                                                                                                   

Course Code

Course Title

Prerequisite(s)

NQF

NQF

ILP510S

Introduction to Land Use Planning and

None

5

12

 

Management

 

 

 

Semester 2                                                                                                                                                                                                   

GES512S

Geographical Information Systems 1

Introduction to Geo Spatial Data,

5

12

 

 

Computer User Skills

 

 

PMN521S

Public Management in Namibia

Introduction to Public Management

5

12

SRP520S

Statistics for Regional Planners

Introduction to Mathematics,

5

12

 

 

Introduction to Geo Spatial data

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
Year 2                                                                                                                                                                                                              
Semester 3                                                                                                                                                                                                   

CEP610S

Civil Engineering for Planning

None

6

6

LUP610S

Land Use Planning 2

Introduction to Land Use Planning and

6

12

 

 

Management

 

 

NRM511S

Natural Resource Management

None

5

12

 

RLG611S

Regional and Local Government

Public Management in Namibia

6

13

 

Management

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
Semester 4                                                                                                                                                                                                   

GES612S

Geographical Information Systems 2

Geographical Information Systems 1

6

12

RDT620S

Rural Development Tools and

Introduction to Sociology

6

12

 

Techniques

 

 

 

Year 3                                                                                                                                                                                                              
Semester 5                                                                                                                                                                                                   

ASP720S

Applied Spatial Planning

Planning Theory 1, Institutional and

7

15

 

 

Regulatory Framework

 

 

ARR720S

Applied Regional and Rural Economic

Agricultural Economics, Rural Livelihoods

7

15

 

Development

and Community Development

 

 

NRS711S

Natural Resource Management &

None

7

12

 

Sustainable Development

 

 

 

PLUS ONE of the following electives:                                                                                                                          

UDM711S

Urban development and Management

Regional and Local Government

7

15

 

 

Management

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Semester 6                                                                                                                                                                                                   

WIR710S

Work Integrated Learning for Regional

All courses for semesters 1 to 4

7

45

 

 

and Rural Development

 

 

PLUS ONE of the following electives:                                                                                                                          

DRM721S

Disaster Risk Management

None

7

14

OOM420S

Organisation and Operational

None

7

15

 

Management

 

 

 

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