Postgraduate
Programme Code:
08BRRH
Duration:
1.00
Mode of Study:
Full Time
Accreditation:
NQF Level 8, Credits 120

Bachelor of Regional and Rural Development Honours

Course Overview

The Bachelor of Regional and Rural Development Honours will be awarded to students credited with a minimum of 120 NQF credits at NQF Level 8. In addition, students should meet the administrative and financial requirements as spelt out in Part 1 of the NUST Yearbook.

Admissions Requirements

Applicants may be considered for admission to this programme if they have a Bachelor degree in Regional and Rural Development from the Namibia University of Science and Technology, or an equivalent qualification at NQF Level 7 from a recognised institution, worth at least 360 credits. Applicants with a National Diploma in Land Use Planning may be considered for admission provided they have obtained an overall average of 60 %, and that they have completed the courses in Applied Spatial Planning and Applied Regional and Rural Economic Development at exit level of the Bachelor of Regional and Rural Development. However, they may be exempted from the afore-mentioned courses provided they have working experience of at least three years and show competence in the field based on a portfolio of relevant work undertaken at an acceptable standard. Applicants may be required to attend a pre-selection interview and/or test at the discretion of the Department.

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

Pre-requisite(s)

NQF Level

NQF Credit

AAS810S

Advanced Applied Spatial Planning

None

8

15

MRR810S

Methods in Regional and Rural

None

8

15

 

Development

 

 

 

RRP810S

Rural Development Practice

None

8

15

RMR810S

Research Methodology (Regional and Rural Development)

None

8

15

Semester 2

ARL820S

Advanced Regional and Local Economic

None

8

15

 

Development

 

 

 

EIR820S

Environmental Issues in Regional and Rural

None

8

15

 

Development

 

 

 

MTR820S

Mini-thesis

Research Methodology (Regional

8

30

 

 

and Rural Development)

 

 

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