Namibia University of Science and Technology Bachelor of Land Administration

Namibia University of Science and Technology Bachelor of Land Administration

What is Bachelor of Land Administration?

This four year Bachelor of Science is designed to produce graduates who are competent and knowledgeable in land matters so that they can manage the challenges of the land administration system in the 21st century.

Entry Requirement

30 points in 5 subjects of which a score of at least 18 points must have been obtained for Mathematics, English, Geography and Physics on NSSC Ordinary level.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is land administration and development?

Bachelor of Science in Land Administration and Development is designed to produce graduates who are competent and knowledgeable in land matters to manage the challenges of land administration system in the 21st century.

What is land administration and management?

Land administration and management (LAM) systems are a fundamental infrastructure for proper functioning of land markets. Land markets enable land to flow to those who are willing and able to use land well, thereby, facilitate investments and growth, improve land allocation, and develop financial markets.

What does a land administrator do?

Land administrators oversee particular parcels of land, performing a variety of tasks such as processing property transfers for clients and gathering revenue through sales, leasing, and taxes.

What is quality of land administration?

Definition: The quality of land administration index assesses five dimensions: reliability of infrastructure, transparency of information, geographic coverage, land dispute resolution, and equal access to property rights… Read More. The scale ranges from 0 to 30 [best].

What are the benefits of good land administration?

Good governance in land registration and state land management increases land tenure security, reduces conflicts, decreases transaction costs and therefore provides incentives for private sector investment.

What is a surface land administrator?

The Surface Land Administrator will work closely with the Senior Surface Land Coordinator and provide timely and accurate technical assistance to the Land Department in order to facilitate efficient planning and execution of Land projects.

What is land corruption?

Corruption in land governance is commonly defined as the abuse of entrusted power for private gain while carrying out the functions of land administration and land management.

What is good governance in land administration?

Hence, in the context of this study, good governance is related with the accountability in the decision making process, the implementation of policies and decisions, and the allocation of resources at the local level in the land administration sector.

What is land governance?

Land governance is “the process by which decisions are made regarding the access to and use of land and natural resources, the manner in which those decisions are implemented and the way that conflicting interests are reconciled”1. Land is a fundamental asset for many of the poor living in the developing world.

What are the principles of land tenure system?

Land tenure is an institution, i.e., rules invented by societies to regulate behaviour. Rules of tenure define how property rights to land are to be allocated within societies. They define how access is granted to rights to use, control, and transfer land, as well as associated responsibilities and restraints.

Why is land governance?

Land governance is essential in achieving inclusive economic growth, sustainable development and food security. However, pressure on and competition for land increases due to globalisation of land market, speculation, urbanization, climate change and other land uses (tourism, nature conservation).

What are the 3 types of land tenure?

At its simplest, there are four general categories of land tenure institutions operating in the world today: customary land tenure, private ownership, tenancy, and state ownership. These categories exist in at least four general economic contexts: feudal, traditional communal, market economy, and socialist economy.