Bachelor Of Science Honours In Natural Resources Management

Bachelor Of Science Honours In Natural Resources Management


College: College of Health, Agriculture and Natural Sciences

Programme Level: Undergraduate

Duration: 4 year(s)

Department: Department of Environmental Studies and Natural Resources

Learning Mode: Full Time

Location: Main Campus

The B.Sc. in Natural Resources is a 3-year program that seeks to respond to the growing challenges of environmental degradation and food security; effects of habitat fragmentation on wildlife and fisheries; effects of agro-chemicals on ecosystems; environmental consequences of tourism, mining, urbanization; desertification and methods of control; Wildlife/protected area design, planning and management; Water resource protection and management; Human population dynamics and land use changes; Environmental impact assessment and sustainable development. The degree programme is designed such that at the end of the first two years students are required to choose specialization courses in Environmental Management or Wildlife and Fisheries Management.

  • At least two GCE Advanced Level passes in Geography, Agriculture, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Management of Business, Accounts, Biology and Economics or a recognised relevant Diploma
  • 5 ‘O’ Level passes at grade ‘C’ or better including English Language and Mathematics/ Applied Mathematics/ Pure Mathematics/ Applied Statistics.

Tuition Registration Fee Technology Fee Student Union Fee Laboratory Fee Health Fee Full Board
$ 1680 $ 50 $ 100 $ 25 $ 100 $ 125 $ 1000

Jobs You Could Have

Diverse opportunities exists for graduates to work locally, nationally or internationally. Past graduates now work in areas like:

  • Projects Officers – Banks and NGOs
  • Filed Officers
  • Nutritionist
  • Production Specialist
  • Quality Control
  • Livestock development and production
  • Livestock specialist
  • Plant Breeders
  • Conservatives
  • Farm Managers
  • Extension workers
  • Research workers
  • Trainers
  • Self employment
  • Crop protection officers
  • Soil scientist

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