Physical Planning

There has been a change 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 Technology
  • 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