Bachelor of Environmental Planning, Management and Policy

Course Structure

The Bachelor of Environmental Planning, Management and Policy shall run for four full time academic years (8 semesters) excluding a 3-month industrial attachment to be taken between the 6th and 7th semesters.

YEAR 1

 SEMESTER I

  1. CMJ 1100-1 Communication skills
  2. ZOO 1100-1 HIV/Aids and Other Lifestyle Diseases           
  3. URP 1103-1 Planning Theory and Techniques
  4. BES 1105-1 Environment and Development
  5. EPM 1105-1 Rural Environmental Planning
  6. EPM 1106-1 Introduction to Drawing and Presentation Techniques- Studio  
  7. EPM 1107-1 Introduction to Ecology and Biodiversity               
  8. GEO 1106-1 Introduction to Remote Sensing and GIS

SEMESTER II

  1.  EPM 1208-1 Plant Ecology and Forest Policy
  2. EPM 1209-1 Human Ecology
  3. Math 1200-1 Quantitative Skills  
  4. COM 1200-1 Computer and Information Literacy  
  5. EPM 1210-1 Environment and Occupational Health

YEAR 2   

SEMESTERS I             

  1. BES 2100-1 Environmental Skills
  2. PHG 2100-1 Critical Thinking Skills
  3. EPM 2112-1 Introduction to Environmental Law and Policy
  4. EPM 2113-1 Principles of Environmental Biology
  5. EPM 2114-1 Principles of Environmental Management
  6. EPM 2115-1 Site and Neighborhood Environmental Planning Studio   

SEMESTER II    

  1. EPM 2217-1 Computer Application in Environmental Planning and Management
  2. EPM 2218-1 Rural Environmental Planning Studio
  3. EPM 2219 -1 Indigenous Knowledge in Environmental Management      
  4. EPM 2220-1 Society, Poverty, Environment   
  5. EPM 2221-1 Land Use, Environment and Policy      
  6. EPM 2222-1 Disaster Preparedness, Management and Policy         
  7. EPM 2223-1 Attachment I

     

Course Structure

YEAR 3

SEMESTER I

  1. EPM 3124-1 Climate Change Adaptation and Policy            
  2. EPM 3125-1 Sustainable Development 
  3. EPM 3126-1 Remote Sensing and Image Interpretation
  4. EPM 3127-1 Cartographic Techniques 
  5. EPM3128-1 Environmental Governance and Policies              
  6. EPM 3129-1 Surveying, Geomatic surveying & Environmental Mapping
  7. EPM 3130-1 Computer Aided Design

 SEMESTER II

  1. BCM3200-1 Entrepreneurial and Work skills
  2. EPM 3231-1 Research Methodology
  3. EPM 3232-1 Urban Environment Planning Studio  
  4. EPM 3233-1 Water Resources Management and Policy             
  5. EPM 3234-1 Land Valuation, Administration and Management
  6. EPM 3235-1 Natural Resource Conflict Management and Resolution         
  7. BES 3233-1 Environmental Impact Assessment and Audit
  8. EPM 3236-1 Attachment II

YEAR 4

SEMESTER I

  1. EPM 4137-1 Research Project  
  2. EPM4138-1 Environmental Ethics and Philosophy  
  3. EPM4139-1 Environmental Economics 
  4. EPM 4140-1 Spatial Environments: Urban and Regional   
  5. EPM 4141-1 Regional Environmental Planning Studio
  6. EPM 4142-1 Resource Use Planning and Arid lands Policy 
  7. EPM 4143-1 Spatial Planning and Development

 SEMESTER II    

  1. EPM 4244-1 Wildlife Ecology, Management and Policy              
  2. EPM 4245-1 Renewable Energy and Policy
  3. EPM 4246-1 Solid Waste, Wastewater Disposal and Policy   
  4. EPM 4247-1 Tourism Planning, Policy and Protected Areas             
  5. EPM 4248-1 Soil Management, Conservation and Policy   
  6. EPM 4249-1 Project Management, Monitoring and Evaluation
  7. EPM4250-1 Environmental Education and Extension 

Admission Requirements

In addition to meeting the minimum general university admission requirements into the Bachelor of Environmental Planning, Management and Policy, applicants must have obtained:

  1. A mean grade of C+ (C Plus) at KCSE

OR

  1. ‘A’ level school leaver with a minimum of division three in the Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE) with at least credit passes in the subjects listed above and two principal passes in high school;

OR

  1. Those who have not directly qualified for a direct entry for a degree course at high school, but have attained a Diploma in Environmental Planning/Environmental Studies/Wildlife Management/ Forestry/ Architecture/ Engineering/Tourism/Community Development/Sociology/Geography/Urban and Regional Planning from a recognized institution will join the BACHELOR OF ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING, MANAGEMENT AND POLICY programme in Year II (Two);

OR

  1. Applicants who are holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) or Advanced Diploma in Environmental studies/Wildlife Management/ Forestry/ Architecture/ Engineering/Tourism/ Community Development/Sociology/Environmental Planning/Geography/Urban Planning, will join the BACHELOR OF ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING, MANAGEMENT AND POLICY programme in Year III but will have take Maasai Mara University Common Courses.

Careers

Upon successful completion of the course there are possible areas of employment, engagement and career advancement exist in sectors like

  • The National government,
  • County governments,
  • International organizations,
  • Government parastatals,
  • Research organizations and
  • The private sector (consultancies),
  • Tourism,
  • NGOs,
  • Industries,
  • Green Building/Construction, United Nations,
  • Agricultural,
  • Health,
  • Education,
  • Media,

Energy Sectors and Self-employment

Fee Structure and Funding

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