The main aim of the postgraduate programmes in Geography and Regional Planning is to provide students with the necessary tools to think critically and function independently in a globally competitive world.
Candidates applying for each of the programmes must have a second degree in Geography or related disciplines including
- Development Studies
- Business Management
- Agriculture Science
- Statistics and
- Biological Sciences
Applicants would also have to pass an interview to be conducted at the Department.
The specific objectives are to:
- Empower students to develop affinity for and understanding of the increasing global inter-dependence of peoples and cultures;
- Develop in students skills and attitudes that will enable them participate in solving the problems of their communities, countries and the world at large;
- Enable students adapt to knowledge gained in decision-making roles in society which require local, national and international perspectives and competence;
- Enable students achieve personal and professional growth within geographic education; and
- Enable students to acquire skills and perspectives for life-long learning.