Degree Type:Doctor of Philosophy
Department:Department of Geography and Regional Planning
Modes of Study:Regular
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.
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 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.