Bachelor Degree in Urban Development and Environmental Management - [BDU]

The Bachelor degree course in Urban Development and Environmental Management is intended for persons who will conduct, undertake and coordinate planning activities; design and prepare urban development plans; coordinate environmental related programmes and/or projects; and control, monitor and evaluate the implementation of development plans. Upon completion, graduates of this course 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 integrate theories & practical experiences in urban development planning and environmental management; integrate environment issues in urban management; analyze and manage urban environmental challenges for sustainable urban development; apply urban environmental management principles in urban development planning; and prepare district socio-economic profile

Programme Summary

Proramme Name : Bachelor Degree in Urban Development and Environmental Management

Proramme Code : BDU

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 Geography, Biology, Agriculture, Chemistry, Physics, History, Kiswahili, Accountancy, Commerce, English Mathematics or Economics.

Eqivalent Entry Qualification:

Holder of Ordinary Diploma in Urban and Environmental Management, Environmental Engineering, Community Development, Environmental Health, Land Survey, Land Management, Valuation and Registration, Urban and Regional Planning, Real Estate, Development Administration and Management, Fisheries, Graphic Art and Printing, Human Resource Management, Local Government Administration, Development Planning, Development Administration and Management, Gender Issues and Development, International Relations and Diplomacy with at least Second Class of GPA 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.

Upon completion, graduates of this course 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 integrate theories & practical experiences in urban development planning and environmental management; integrate environment issues in urban management; analyze and manage urban environmental challenges for sustainable urban development; apply urban environmental management principles in urban development planning; and prepare district socio-economic profile

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.