Bachelor of Town and Regional Planning Honours


The Bachelor of Town and Regional Planning Honours will be awarded to students credited with a minimum of 120 NQF credits at NQF Level 8. In addition, students should meet the administrative and financial requirements as spelt out in Part 1 of the NUST Yearbook.

Admission Requirements: 

Applicants may be considered for admission to this programme if they have a Bachelor Degree in Town and Regional Planning 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. Equivalent Bachelor of Technology qualifications, which were awarded prior to the National Qualifications Framework’s establishment, may be considered for entry into the programme subject to its levels, credits, core focus areas and the final discretion of the Faculty and the University’s selection committees.

Qualification from other institutions would be evaluated in terms of the minimum core Town and Regional Planning competencies imbedded in their curriculums. These competencies are: the moral and ethical dimensions of planning, demonstrating theoretical and contextual dimensions, linking knowledge of spatial plans and policies, linking theory and practice of integrated development, executing academic research and the application of managerial and communication skills.

All applicants may be required to attend a pre-selection interviews and/or examinations at the discretion of the Department.

Career Opportunities: 

Planners-in-Training, subject to the rules, regulations and admission requirements of the Namibian Council of Town and Regional Planners.

Modes of Study: 
1 Year
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