Undergraduate
Programme Code:
07BTRP
Duration:
3.00
Mode of Study:
Full Time
Accreditation:
NQF Level 7, Credits 396

Bachelor of Town and Regional Planning

Course Overview

The programme includes the study of why and how (and with what consequences) societies intervene, shape, organise and change natural and built environments in order to secure an agreed range of social economic and environmental objectives.

Admissions Requirements

At least 30 points in 5 subjects including 11 points for English and Mathematics and 19 points for any other three subjects on NSSC Ordinary or Higher Level. No symbol must be lower than a C.

Career Opportunities

Land Use Planning officers in both the Public (Central, Regional and Local Government) and Private Sectors (Planning Consultancy), as well as NGOs.

Some of the Subjects You Will Study

Year 1                                                                                                                                                                                                       
Semester 1                                                                                                                                                                                            

Course Code

Course Title

Prerequisite(s)

NQF Level

NQF Credits

ILP511S

Introduction to Land Use Planning and

None

5

12

 

Management

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
Semester 2                                                                                                                                                                                            

ISM520S

Introduction to Survey and Mapping

Introduction to Geo Spatial Data

5

12

LTS520S

Land Tenure Systems

None

5

12

GES512S

Geographical Information Systems 1

Introduction to Geo Spatial Data,

5

12

 

 

Computer User Skills

 

 

                                                                                                                 


Year 2                                                                                                                                                                                                       
Semester 3                                                                                                                                                                                            

CCS611S

Critical City Structure and Components

None

6

10

CEP610S

Civil Engineering for Planning

None

6

6

CAD510S

Computer Aided Drafting

Computer User Skills, Introduction to

5

12

 

 

Geo Spatial data

 

 

WPM601Y

WIL – Planning Participatory Methods

None

6

16

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
Semester 4                                                                                                                                                                                            

IRF620S

Institutional and Regulatory Framework

None

6

10

PLP621S

Principles and Guidelines for Layout

Critical City Structure and Components

6

10

 

Planning

 

 

 

SHP621S

Settlement History and Planning Theory

None

6

12

RDT620S

Rural Development Tools & Techniques

Introduction to Sociology

6

12


                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
Year 3                                                                                                                                                                                                       
Semester 5                                                                                                                                                                                                

CAC610S

Comparative African Cities

None

6

10

WLD711S

WIL – Layout Drafting Studio

All courses for semesters 1 to 4.

7

15

WCB701Y

WIL – Community Based Project

All courses for semesters 1 to 4

7

16

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
Semester 6                                                                                                                                                                                                

PUD721S

Principles of Urban Design

None

7

10

LUD721S

Land Use and Development

Introduction to Land Use Planning and

7

12

 

Management Practice

Management, Institutional and

 

 

 

 

Regulatory Framework

 

 

SSP720S

Sustainable Settlement Planning

Environmental Planning

7

15

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