The Bachelor degree course in Urban Development and Environmental Management is intended for persons who will conduct and coordinate urban development and environmental planning and management activities; design and prepare urban development plans; coordinate environmental related programmes and projects; and control, monitor and evaluate the implementation of urban development plans.
After completing this course, graduates are expected to be competent in application of knowledge and skills in a wide range and unpredictable variety of contexts in urban development and environmental management with substantial personal responsibility and responsibility for the allocation of resources at various administrative and spatial levels.
Specifically graduates will be able to do a variety of urban development and environmental management functions such as facilitating the preparation of the urban physical and socio-economic profiles, prepare urban detailed planning schemes, facilitate the preparation of participatory urban general planning schemes and manage urban development and the environment.
Minimum Entry requirements
The candidate shall be deemed eligible for consideration for admission to a course leading to the Bachelor Degree in Urban Development and Environmental Management award if he/she has obtained either Ordinary Diploma in Environment and Development, Development Planning and any other relevant field (NTA level 6, with at least lower second class for classified awards or a B average grade for unclassified awards) from IRDP or any other learning institution accredited by NACTE.
Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (ACSEE) with a minimum of 4.5 grade points obtained from at least two principal passes and any subsidiary pass in Mathematics, Economics, Geography, Chemistry, Physics, Biology and Agriculture, History, Accountancy and Commerce.