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HOD Physical Planning -Mpindi Michael

HOD Physical Planning
Mpindi Michael

FORE WORD

There has been achange across the Globe since 2009 and the world has shifted from Rural to Urban.
The world is constantly changing demographically, environmentally, trade and the migration trends especially from rural areas.
The continued urban growth rate is projected to add 2.5 billion people to the urban population by 2050 and 90 percent increase concentrated in Asia and Africa.
Therefore, this puts physical planning and planners at the core of Local, National, Regional and Global Change.

Why Physical Planning?

• This course is accredited by the National Council for Higher Education.
• It promotes a balanced and integrated approach in regard to:theory and practice,local and global perspective.
• Fieldwork, Studios and practical exercises are integrated within the curriculum.
• The course will help you achieve the core skills recognized by employees in the planning domain.

Career opportunities:

This course can help you become;
City/Town Planner
Urban and Regional Planner
Urban Designer
Real Estate Developer
Planning Consultant

COURSE CURRICULLUM

SEMISTER ONE:

Principles of Surveying
Cartographic Techniques
Introduction to Physical Planning
Principles of Valuation
Information Technolog
Mathematics Land Economics
Map Projections

SEMISTER TWO:

Principles of Land-use Planning
Principles and Application of GIS
Communication Skills
Environmental Studies
Computer Aided Planning and Design
Internship

SEMISTER THREE:

Research Methods
Urban Design
Planning Legal Framework
Infrastructure Planning and Management
Land Law
Photogrammetry

SEMISTER FOUR:

Professional Practice for Land Managers
Land Administration and Governance
Business Management
Final Project

ADMISSION CRITERIA

Please read our general admission criteria (create link).