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Program Details

Faculty : Faculty of Engineering & Technology

Program Name : Certificate in Land Administration

BGCSE Points(or similar) : BGCSE


Type : Diploma

No. of Semesters : 2

Description : (offered over 2 winter sessions).BGCSE or its equivalent. Applicants who do not meet the normal qualification but have JC or equivalent qualification and have minimum 2 years working experience in Land Administration or related fields may be admitted. The programme is specifically meant for nominated applicants who are current employees of Ministry of Lands and Housing. Entrance Requirements Candidates must have obtained the Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE) or its equivalent Mature Entry Scheme: Candidates who do not meet the normal qualification but have JC or equivalent qualification and have attained the age of 25 years and have minimum 2 years working experience in Land Administration or related areas may be admitted. (This being a special project, admission shall be reserved for officers at the Ministry of Lands and Housing only). Programme Structure 118.21 The programme for the Certificate in Land Administration will be a single major programme that will extend over 2 semesters of full-time studies done during the winter break. It shall also consist of 1 year in-service project work to be conducted between August and May at the places of work. (This being a special project, admission shall be reserved for officers at the Ministry of Lands and Housing only). The single subject called Certificate in Land Administration will consist of the courses shown below:

Courses involved :

Semester 1

Core Courses

  INTRODUCTION TO LAND ADMINISTRATION Credits : 3
  PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES Credits : 3
  LAND RECORDS AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT Credits : 3
  COMMUNICATION AND ACADEMIC LITERACY Credits : 3
  COMPUTER SKILLS FUNDAMENTALS 2 INFORMATION SKILLS 11 Credits : 2

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 1.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 1.

Semester 2

Core Courses

  INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION Credits : 3
  LAND SURVEYING AND MEASUREMENT Credits : 3
  LAND USE PLANNING Credits : 3
  INTRODUCTION TO VALUATION Credits : 3

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 2.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 2.
Contact Details :
4775 Notwane Rd. Gaborone, Botswana Private Bag UB 0022. Tel: +(267) 355 0000 Gaborone, Botswana