Bachelor of Regional and Rural Development


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.

Admission Requirements: 

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 based on the Namibia University of Science and Technology Admission Point System, using a combination of NSSC Ordinary Level and/or NSSC Higher Level subjects, provided that the symbol for the English, as Second language, should not be lower than an D on NSSC (O) and the symbol for Mathematics should not be lower than a E on NSSC (O) level.

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.

Career Opportunities: 

Positions in regional/local government institutions, development organisations and private consultancy firms involved in the development of rural areas.

Modes of Study: 
3 Years
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