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.
Candidates may be admitted to this programme, if they meet the General Admission Requirements of the Namibia University of Science and Technology and comply with the additional requirements below:
- A minimum of 30 points on the NUST Admission Point Score in a minimum of five (5) subjects, using a combination of NSSCAS/NSSCH and/or NSSCO, provided that no symbol lower than a D on NSSCO will be accepted for English and Mathematics.
At the discretion of the Department, a more in-depth selection process could be followed which may include either a test or an interview.
Mature age candidates will be considered provided they meet the requirements and pass the mature age entrance examinations of the Namibia University of Science and Technology.
Positions in regional/local government institutions, development organisations and private consultancy firms involved in the development of rural areas.