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Program Details

Faculty : Faculty of Engineering & Technology

Program Name : Diploma in Land Management

BGCSE Points(or similar) : 34


Type : Diploma

No. of Semesters : 4

Description : BGCSE or its equivalent. Applicants with Certificate in Land Administration or equivalent from this University with a GPA of 2. 5 or better may be admitted into Level 100. The programme is specifically meant for nominated applicants who are current employees of Ministry of Lands and Housing. Entrance Requirements In line with the University of Botswana entrance qualifications (General Regulation 10.21(a), the minimum entrance requirements to the Diploma Programme shall be the Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE) or its equivalent, with at least six subjects not below the grade E. (This being a special project, admission shall be reserved for in-service staff at the Ministry of Lands and Housing only). Applicants with Certificate in Land Administration or equivalent from this University with a GPA of 2.5 or more may be admitted into Level 100 of the Diploma programme. They may also be exempted from taking certain courses with approval from the Head of Department. Programme Structure The Programme will be a Single Major that will normally extend over 4 semesters of full-time study It shall include 8 weeks spent on Industrial Training during winter break. It shall contain 1 subject called Land Management consisting of courses shown below. Students who have been in full-time employment within the Land Management sector may be exempted from part or all of the Industrial Training requirements at the discretion of the Departmental Board. Assessment All courses shall be assessed as stipulated in the Faculty Special Regulation 11.30.

Courses involved :

Semester 1

Core Courses

  GEOMATICS I Credits : 4
  COMMUNICATION AND ACADEMIC LITERACY Credits : 3
  BUSINESS MATHEMATICS & STATISTICS Credits : 3
  BASIC MICROECONOMICS Credits : 3
  COMPUTER SKILLS FUNDAMENTALS 2 INFORMATION SKILLS 11 Credits : 2
  PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT Credits : 3

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

  PRINCIPLES OF VALUATION Credits : 3
  COMMUNICATION AND ACADEMIC LITERACY Credits : 3
  BUSINESS STATISTICS Credits : 3
  BASIC MACRO ECONOMICS Credits : 3
  COMPUTER SKILLS FUNDAMENTALS 2 INFORMATION SKILLS 11 Credits : 2
  INDUSTRIAL TRAINING Credits : 4

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 2.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 2.

Semester 3

Core Courses

  LAND ECONOMICS Credits : 3
  METHODS OF VALUATIONS Credits : 3
  MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS Credits : 3
  LAND LAW FOR GEOMATICS Credits : 3
  INTRODUCTION TO TOWN PLANNING Credits : 2

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 3.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 3.

Semester 4

Core Courses

  PRINCIPLES OF GIS Credits : 3
  INTRODUCTION TO LAND ADMINISTRATION Credits : 3
  CONSTRUCTION PRINCIPLES Credits : 3
  ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION IN LAND ADMINISTRATION Credits : 3
  PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION IN BOTSWANA Credits : 3

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 4.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 4.
Contact Details :
4775 Notwane Rd. Gaborone, Botswana Private Bag UB 0022. Tel: +(267) 355 0000 Gaborone, Botswana