Namibia University of Science and Technology Bachelor of Regional and Rural Development Honours

Namibia University of Science and Technology Bachelor of Regional and Rural Development Honours

What is Bachelor of Regional and Rural Development Honours?

Graduates will be given a theoretical and applied knowledge of regional and rural development issues, public administration and management tasks as well as natural resources protection and management.

Entry Requirement

Applicants may be considered for admission to this programme if they have a Bachelor degree in Regional and Rural Development from the Namibia University of Science and Technology, or an equivalent qualification at NQF Level 7 from a recognised institution, worth at least 360 credits. Applicants with a National Diploma in Land Use Planning may be considered for admission provided they have obtained an overall average of 60 %, and that they have completed the courses in Applied Spatial Planning and Applied Regional and Rural Economic Development at exit level of the Bachelor of Regional and Rural Development. However, they may be exempted from the afore-mentioned courses provided they have working experience of at least three years and show competence in the field based on a portfolio of relevant work undertaken at an acceptable standard. Applicants may be required to attend a pre-selection interview and/or test at the discretion of the Department.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the disadvantages of rural development?

The literacy rate of people in rural areas is poor if compare to the people who live in city. This is because there is less educational introduce in the rural areas. The rural areas are lack of educational because they do not have enough resources to construct educational building such as school.

What is rural development in MBA?

MBA Rural Development is a 2-year postgraduate course that deals with banking and Insurance.

What is MBA in rural management?

MBA in Rural Management is a 2-year’s postgraduate course. Rural Management refers to the study of planning, organizing, directing, and controlling rural areas, cooperatives, agri-business, and allied fields.

How do I get a PhD in Rural Development?

In order to be eligible for PhD Rural Development course study, the candidates need to complete their Master’s degree or M.Phil in any stream along with a minimum 50% (relaxation available for reserved category candidates) aggregate marks from a recognized university.

What are the types of rural development?

So, there are various types of approaches to rural development like Sectoral Approach, Area Development Approach, Integrated Development Approach, Growth Center Approach and Community-driven development (CDD) or Approach.

What subjects do you need to study town planning?

Urban planning is an interdisciplinary field that includes social science, architecture, human geography, politics, engineering, and design sciences.

What is Bachelor of town and regional planning?

Our Bachelor degree is a four-year full-time coursework programme. The course in Town and Regional Planning equips the planner with the necessary knowledge and skills to develop and propose urban and rural interventions to manifold problems in both settlements and regions.

How much do urban and regional planners earn in South Africa?

An early career Urban Planner with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R235,832 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Urban Planner with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R339,236 based on 8 salaries.

Why rural areas are poor?

For many years, rural dwellers suffered from low incomes and limited opportunities for gainful employment. Many are poor and uncompetitive, due to constraints brought about by insufficient production inputs, lack of farm machineries and equipment, limited access to credit, and poor access to market, among others.

Which is better rural or urban living?

Cost of Living: Typically, the cost of living is lower in rural areas than in either urban or suburban ones. … Compared to busy cities, there is more land available in the countryside, which helps keep housing costs low. More Space: You have a lot more space, physically speaking, in rural areas.

Why do you want to study rural management?

The purpose of the rural managers is to promote sustainable, eco-friendly and equitable socioeconomic development of rural area through professional management of their institutions and organisations.

What is taught in rural management?

Rural Management simply aims at studying various methods of planning, organising, directing and controlling cooperatives, agri-business, rural areas and allied domains. MBA in Rural Management aims at making candidates learn about developing rural areas through live projects, experiential learning.

What is regional and Rural Development?

The RRDP focuses on rural poverty, improvement of the quality of life and social and economic development of rural areas.

What is Rural Development course?

Master of Rural Development or M.A Rural Development is a two-year postgraduate programme that teaches the students techniques through which they can improve the life quality and economic well-being of those who are living in the rural areas or non-urban areas.

What is the importance of rural development?

Rural development is considered to be of noticeable importance in the country today than in the olden days in the process of the evolution of the nation. It is a strategy that tries to obtain an improved and productivity, higher socio-economic equality and ambition, and stability in social and economic development.