Bachelor Degree in Population and Devevelopment Planning - [BDP]

This course is intended for persons who will conduct research, coordinate planning activities, design and prepare development plans with population related programmes/projects, prepare policies and perform monitoring and evaluation of plan implementation.

Programme Summary

Proramme Name : Bachelor Degree in Population and Devevelopment Planning

Proramme Code : BDP

Duration : 3

Fees : 1230000

Mode of Study : Full Time

Programme Information
Form Four Entry Qualification:

Holders of Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) with four (4) passes in non-religious subjects

Direct Entry Qualification:

Two principal passes in the following subjects: History, Kiswahili, English, Biology, Geography, Mathematics, Physics or Agriculture.

Eqivalent Entry Qualification:

Ordinary Diploma in Community Development, Development Administration and Management, Development Planning, Statistics, Gender Issues, Social Studies, Local Government Administration, Youth Development Work, Journalism, Development Planning with at least Second Class or a GPA of 3.0.

At the beginning of each academic year, all Tanzanian students will be required to produce evidence of having been granted a loan from the Higher Education Students Loan Board or evidence of scholarship awards; otherwise they will be expected to pay full tuition and other Institute fees at the beginning of each semester before they are registered. Payment of fees should be made before or during registration. Failure to pay within the specified period may result in withdraw of registration. Fees for various courses consist of the amount payable directly to the Institute and that payable directly to students. Whereas the amount payable directly to the Institute covers for tuition, field supervision, students’ organization, and registration; and the amount payable directly to the student covers for meals allowance, books and stationery, accommodation, medical allowance, practical training allowance and dissertation production. However, the amount to be paid to students will normally depend on their sponsors’ policies.

After completing this course, the graduates are expected to be competent in the application of knowledge and skills in a wide range and unpredictable variety of contexts in Population and Development Planning with substantial personal responsibility for the allocation of resources at various spatial levels. Moreover, the graduates are expected to be responsible for policy formulation, planning, execution, monitoring and evaluation of projects/programme related to population and development.

Each academic assessment carries a maximum of 100 per cent, course work (class assignments and class tests) will carry a maximum of 40 per cent, and end of semester examination will carry the maximum of 60 per cent.